Zulekha Haywood; Bio, Career, Net Worth, Health Issues and more

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Zulekha Haywood was born in the United States of America on 5th July, 1978. She is an African-American with a Somalian descent but an American. She is the daughter of Zara Mohammed Abdulmajid popularly known as Iman and the popular NBA basketball player and Olympic gold medal winner Spenser Haywood.

According to sources, her parents separated when she was just five months old. Zulekha Haywood has five more siblings from her parents’ other relationship history. Her father has Nikiah, Shaakira and Isis and Kinda Haywood. On the other hand, her mother later on tied the knot with David Bowie, an American pop legend who suddenly died in the year 2016. She has a daughter and son with him; Duncan Jones and Alexandria Zahra Jones.


Zulekha Haywood Health Issues

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Zulekha Haywood struggled with obesity throughout her life since she was just a kid. Since she was a child, she has been on a diet plan called ‘Basta Diet’. She was completely stopped from overeating. Her mother would always scream and shout at her at the least chance.

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During an interview with Glamour Magazine, Zulekha Haywood said;

“’At 330 pounds, I had developed heel spurs and swollen knees that made it excruciatingly painful to … get out of bed…. I’d put my feet on the ground… allowing the blood to return to my feet and legs; after a minute I could stand, and after another minute, walk”.

When she was 28, with her kind of weight and number of health complications, she reached out to the surgeon who was very much specialized in bariatric surgery and underwent a gastric bypass in the year 2008. After the surgery, she felt much confident and healthy unlike before. Her health was gradually getting in shape.



Zulekha Haywood attended Mercy High School and after she’s matriculated, she went to Michigan State University where she studied till her graduation.


Zulekha Haywood Relationship

Iman’s daughter is not married as of now and according to her she’s not seeing anyone too. Somewhere in July 2017, she gave birth to her daughter, Lavinia. Her father uploaded a photograph of them online but there isn’t much information about them. She also dated a strange man called Eric with whom she’s now friends with.


Zulekha Haywood Career


She is a successful businesswoman and a guru at entrepreneurship. The businesswoman picked a career from her mother’s cosmetic company called Iman Cosmetics. Also, she worked there for three years as an accountant. Her promotion as account manager came off in 2002. Few years later, through hard work, determination, consistence and work output, she was promoted as revenue and deman planning manager for the company.

Next, she worked as a brand manager and senior business analyst fir Jay Manuel Beauty. She worked there for only one year. She later on joined the company of Taymark Inc as buyer and strategic sourcing analyst. Later in 2016, she got an employment to work as inventory analyst at Portu Sunberg. She left the company after eight months. Now, she has more than 10 years experience in professional analysis and marketing.

Zulekha Haywood Net Worth

According our trusted source, Zulekha Haywood’s net worth is estimated at $4milliom. Looking at her life, she makes lot of money from different sources.

Summary Profile

Name: Zulekha Haywood

Date of Birth: 5th July, 1978

Age: 44 years of age as of 2022

Place of Birth: United States of America

Career: Professional analyst, marketer and brand manager

Net worth: $4million

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