Dr. Maya Angelou Height, Weight, family, Age, Biography & More

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 Dr Maya Angelou was an American poet, Singer, memoirist, and civil right activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees.

Dr Maya Angelou Biography

Real Name
Dr Maya Angelou
Nickname
Maya
Profession
Civil Rights Activists, Author, Poet

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Physical Stats:

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Height (approx.):
in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet-Inches- 5’9″
Weight (approx.):
in Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 168 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.):
Chest: 40 inches
Waist: 35 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
Eye Colour:
Black
Hair Colour:
Black

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Personal Life

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Date of Birth:                                     
April 4, 1928
Age (as in 2017):
86 Years
Birth Place:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Zodiac sign:
Aries
Nationality:
 American
Hometown:
 Missouri, United States
School:
George Washington High School
College:
California Labor School & college
Educational Qualifications:
Graduated
Religion:
 Christan
Marital Status
 Married
Marriage Date
January 18, 1974 (Paul du Feu)

July 3, 1951 (Enistasious Tosh Angelos)

Family
Father: Bailey Johnson

Mother: Vivian Baxter Johnson

Brother: Bailey Johnson Jr.

Husband: Paul du Feu, Enistasious Tosh Angelos

Sons: Guy Johnson

Daughter: N/A

Best Friends
N/A
Hobbies:
Writing Poet
Likes & Dislikes
Likes: Eating

Dislikes: N/A

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Favourite Thinks

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Favourite Food
Spanish rice, Mango
Favourite Actor
N/A
Favourite Actress
N/A
Favourite TV Show
N/A
Favourite Sports
N/A
Favourite Athlete
N/A
Favourite Colour
N/A

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Facts About

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  • Does  Maya Angelou drink alcohol?  Answer: No.
  • Does Maya Angelou smoke?  Answer: No.
  • Maya Angelou became the first black female streetcar conductor in San Francisco, California, in the 1940s.
  • Maya Angelou’s 1969 autobiography, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, is the first nonfiction best-seller by an African-American woman.
  • Maya Angelou recited one of her poems at President Bill Clinton’s 1993 inaugural ceremony—marking the first inaugural recitation since 1961.
  • Maya Angelou was lauded in 1995 for her record-setting, two-year run on The New York Times‘ paperback nonfiction best-seller list.
  • Maya Angelou is the first African-American woman to have her screenplay produced, for the 1972 film Georgia, Georgia.
  • MLK Jr. was assassinated on friend Maya Angelou’s birthday (April 4) in 1968. Angelou stopped celebrating her birthday for years afterwards.
  • In 1952, Maya Angelou married a Greek sailor named Anastasios Angelopulos, from whom she took her professional name.

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