Maya Angelou Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

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Maya Angelou

This Biography is about one of the best Poet Maya Angelou including her Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Maya Angelou
Real Name Maya Angelou
Profession Rhythm & Blues Singers, Poets
Nick Name Dr. Maya Angelou, Marguerite Ann Johnson, Marguerite Annie Johnson, Angelou, Maya, Dr Maya Angelou, Dr. Angelou, Marguerite Johnson, Maya, Rita
Famous as Author
Nationality American
Personal Life of Maya Angelou
Born on 04 April 1928
Birthday 4th April
Died At Age 86
Sun Sign Aries
Born in St. Louis
Died on 28 May 2014
Place of death Winston-Salem
Personality Type ENFJ
Grouping of People African American Actress, African American Authors, African American Dancers, African American Women, Black Actresses, Black Authors, Black Poets, Humanitarian
City Missouri
Family Background of Maya Angelou
Father Bailey Johnson
Mother Vivian Baxter Johnson
Siblings Bailey Johnson Jr.
Spouses/Partners Paul du Feu, Enistasious Tosh Angelos, Vusumzi Make
Children Guy Johnson
Education George Washington High School, California Labor School
Net worth $10 million
Humanitarian Work Associated with Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial’
Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom – 2010 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album – 2003-1996-1994 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work Nonfiction – 2009-2005

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry – 2007 The BET Honors Award for Literary Arts – 2012 Langston Hughes Medal – 1991 Women in Film Crystal Award – 1992 Spingarn Medal – 1994 Marian Anderson Award – 2008 Gracie Allen Award – 2008 Quill Award for Poetry – 2006

Personal Fact of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was a distinguished writer who witnessed a lot of domestic crisis as a child. At the young age of seven, she faced abuse in the form of rape, by her mother’s boyfriend. Along with her older brother, she was forced to travel places while growing up, unable to settle down in one place for a long time. Despite having a difficult childhood and adolescence, her spirit did not take a beating. She began earning for herself as a cab driver, and then became a dancer and singer. Soon, she learnt several languages on a tour to Europe, and showed a keen interest in English literature.

She befriended established African-American writers, who motivated her to pursue writing as a career. Maya published her first autobiography, ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’, at the age of forty-one. The book received favourable reviews and she gradually became an established writer. She also acted in musicals, tried her hand at directing movies, and even writing and producing a documentary.

She is also known for her feminist beliefs, which are most evident through her famous poem, ‘Phenomenal Woman’. Having campaigned for many charitable causes, and made a mark as a poet, the death of this writer was mourned by many famous people

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