Zulekha Haywood: Biography, Early Childhood, Career, Family and Net worth


Zulekha Haywood is an accomplished business analyst.

She is popularly known as the daughter of supermodel Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid, and former NBA star player, Spencer Haywood.


Zulekha Haywood was born on July 5, 1978, in the United States of America.

She is the daughter of Somali American supermodel and actress Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid known as Iman and a former professional basketball player Spencer Haywood.

She is best known as a celebrity child.

Zulekha has half-siblings from her parents’ other relationships. On her father’s side, she has three sisters whose names are Nikiah, Isis and Shaakira. Her mom has another daughter, Alexandria Zahra Jones, with her late husband David Bowie.

Early Childhood

The clever businesswoman had a pretty interesting early childhood.

Due to the celebrity status of her parents, she appeared on the covers of magazines at a young age.

She first appeared on ESSENCE magazine’s 9th-anniversary issue alongside her mother in 1979 when she was only a few months old.

Her next feature came in June 1982. She was featured in the cover of ESSENCE magazine alongside her celebrity parents.

Zulekha’s parents divorced on 13 February 1987 while she was still young. At the time, Zulekha was only 9 years old.

After her parents path ways, there was a legal tussle between Iman and Spencer.

Both of her parents wanted custody over her. This dispute was settled in 1992, and it was decided that Zulekha would live with her dad. At the time, Zulekha was 14 years old.


Zulekha attended Mercy High School, a local high school based in Detroit, USA.

After graduating high school, she enrolled at Michigan State University.


Zulekha is an accomplished businesswoman, consultant and business analyst who has worked with different firms and cosmetic companies.

She overlooked the occupation of her parent to enter the business field.

After graduation from school, she worked in her mother’s company for a while before, she later climbed the corporate ladder making her name in the field.

She has worked with prominent companies holding high official positions in the USA.

Zulekha Haywood is indeed an accomplished business analyst.


Zulekha Haywood got married to her boyfriend Jason Young in 2016. And their union was blessed in 2017 with a lovely daughter named Lavinia Rose Young.

Net worth

Zulekha Haywood has an estimated net worth of $4.8 million.

Her fortune does not match that of her parents but she has managed to accumulate a Self fortune.


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