Attorney, motivational speaker, author, life coach, and television personality. She is best known as the host of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's Iyanla: Fix My Life and for her appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
She graduated from the City University of New York School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree.
In 2000, Ebony magazine named her one of the 100 most influential Black Americans.
Damon, Nisa, and Gemmia, her three children, are her pride and joy.
In April 2013, she appeared as a guest on Mehmet Oz's The Dr. Oz Show.