Terrance Hayes Biography

(professor, poet)

More about the relationship

Talking about his love life, Terrance Hayes is in a relationship with Padma Lakshmi. Lakshmi is a well-named American television host, cookbook writer, and model. They were spotted kissing and holding hands while walking on 15 June 2021. The couple was out walking Padma’s dog Divina in New York City.

Know about their relationship in detail.

Previously, he was in a married relationship with Yona Harvey. Yona is a well-named poet. The former couple met at a Cave Canem retreat for black poets in 1996. The couple has a son and a daughter named, Ua Pilar Harvey.

Sadly, they split up and share the custody of their two children.

Facts/ Trivia

  • His birth sign is Scorpion.
  • He taught in southern Japan, Columbus, Ohio, and New Orleans, Louisiana after attending MFA from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997.

Relationship Facts of Terrance Hayes

  • Terrance Hayes is having an affair.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Terrance Hayes?

Terrance Hayes is a well-recognized American poet and educator who has released seven poetry collections. Hayes’s 2010 collection, Lighthead earned the National Book Award for Poetry in 2010.

Likewise, he has been regarded as one of 21 recipients of the prestigious MacArthur fellowships awarded to individuals who show excellent innovation in their work.

Terrance Hayes- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Terrance Hayes was born on 18 November 1971. At present, his age is 49 years old. Likewise, his birthplace is Columbia, South Carolina, the USA.

Terrance is the son of his father, James Hayes whereas his mother is Ethel Hayes.

Talking about his nationality, Hayes holds an American identity whereas his ethnicity is African-American.

Regarding education, the professor earned B.A. from Coker College. he also received an M.F.A. from the University of Pittsburgh writing program. Terrance was a Professor of Creative Writing at Carnegie Mellon University until 2013.

Terrance Hayes- Professional Life, Careers

He initiated his career as a teacher. He taught in diverse places including southern Japan, Columbus, Ohio, and New Orleans, Louisiana.

After teaching at the University of Pittsburgh, he became a professor of English at New York University.

Terrance’s debut book of poetry, Muscular Music was published in 1999 and it won both a Whiting Award and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Later, his second collection, Hip Logic also won the National Poetry Series. It also became a finalist for the Lost Angeles Times Book Award and the co-winner for the James Laughlin Award from the Academy Poets.

Additionally, in September 2014, the professor was honored as one of the 21 2014 fellows of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Also, in January 2017, Terrance became a Chancellor of the Academy of American poets.

From 2017-2018, he was a poetry editor for New York Times Magazine.

He has also featured in many literary journals and magazines such as The New Yorker, The American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Fence, The Kenyon Review, West Branch, Poetry, and The Adroit Journal.

Hayes premiered Cycles of My Being commissioned by Opera Philadelphia, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Carnegie Hall with music by Tyshawn Sorey.

Terrance Hayes- Net worth, Salary

It is reported that Terrance Hayes has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand to $1 million. Similarly, his girlfriend, Lakshmi has an accumulated net worth of $40 million. Her average salary is nearly $55 thousand per year.

However, the famed professor has not disclosed his exact salary, earnings, and assets details till now.

Terrance Hayes- Rumors, Controversy

Terrance has never been part of any controversial matter or rumors till now. The professor has been preoccupied with her professional and private life.

It seems that Hayes prefers enjoying his personal life and does not want to merge it with his professional life.

Body features- Height, Weight

49 years old poet, Terrance Hayes has handsome looks and an admirable personality. He has not mentioned his exact height but seems to be around 5 and a half.

Furthermore, Hayes has brown eyes whereas his hair is black.

Nevertheless, the prominent personality has never mentioned other physical details in the public yet.

Social Media

Regarding his social media presence, Terrance Hayes is not an active personality on social media. Terrance has no official Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts at the moment.

It seems that he is very private in nature and hardly shares his things on social media.

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