Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou
1928 - 2014
Maya Angelou  American Poet

Maya Angelou dating history


Maya Angelou was previously married to Visumi Make, Tosh Angelos (1952 - 1954) and Paul Du feu (1973).

Maya Angelou was in relationships with Lorraine Hansberry and Jean Childs.

Maya Angelou had encounters with Alvin Ailey and Debbie Allen.

Maya Angelou is rumoured to have hooked up with James Baldwin and Malcolm X.


American Poet Maya Angelou passed away on 28th May 2014 Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA aged 86. Born Marguerite Annie Johnson on 4th April, 1928 (Aries) in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA and educated at California Labor School, CA, Maya Angelou is most remembered for Book - I Know Why the Caged Birds Sings. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Maya Angelou is a member of the following lists: American television actors, Grammy Award winners and American poets.


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Married3 64 years, 1 month 22 years 2 years
Dating2 - - -
Encounter2 - - -
Rumoured2 - - -
Total9 64 years, 1 month 7 years, 4 months 2 years


First Name Maya
Last Name Angelou
Maiden Name Johnson
Full Name at Birth Marguerite Annie Johnson
Birthday 4th April, 1928
Birthplace Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Died 28th May, 2014
Place of Death Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
High School George Washington High School, CA, California Labor School, CA
Occupation Text Poet, civil rights activist, dancer, singer, actress
Occupation Poet
Claim to Fame Book - I Know Why the Caged Birds Sings
Music Genre (Text) Autobiography
Music Genre Vocal
Music Style International, Calypso, Caribbean Traditions, Spoken Word, Poetry, Comedy/Spoken
Instrument Vocals
Official Websites,,

Maya Angelou ( ANN-jəl-oh; born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and is 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. Angelou is best known for her series of seven autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences. The first, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), tells of her life up to the age of 17 and brought her international recognition and acclaim.

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Maya Angelou86 AriesPoet
Visumi Make-
Tosh Angelos-
James Baldwin63 LeoWriter
Paul Du feu-
Jean Childs61 CancerActivist
Debbie Allen74 CapricornFilm/TV Producer
Malcolm X39 TaurusActivist
Lorraine Hansberry34 TaurusPlaywright
Alvin Ailey58 CapricornDancer


The Hall of Presidents2017Narrator (voice)Short Film
Madea's Family Reunion2006MayMovie
Phenomenal Woman2001Phenomenal WomanShort Film
The Runaway2000Conjure WomanTV Movie
The Gregory Hines Show1997Maya AngelouTV Show
Moesha1996Maya AngelouTV Show
How to Make an American Quilt1995AnnaMovie
The Journey of August King1995Narrator (voice)Movie
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995Fairy GodmentorTV Show
Touched by an Angel1994Clarice MitchellTV Show
Poetic Justice1993Aunt JuneMovie
There Are No Children Here1993Lelia MaeTV Movie
Roots1977Nyo BotoTV Show
Porgy and Bess1959Dancer (uncredited)Movie
Calypso Heat Wave1957Maya AngelouMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (74)

MariahMay 7, 2009

I have to do a report about u in my reading class and u have some really interesting stuff about u that i didn`t even know about. I love ALL of your poems.... I don`t know `em but I love `em....KEEP ON, KEEPING ON :)

tateeMar 2, 2009

i am doing a byogrophoi on you you are my insperation

sherileeFeb 19, 2009

I am doing a black history report on you you are truly a phonomnal woman

Stephanie GeorgeFeb 19, 2009

Maya, you are such an inspiration to all woman. You have come from a place that I can sincerely relate too and, managed to achieve so much. Much Love and Respect!

eugen browne jr in antiguaFeb 19, 2009

hi maya am doing a research on u and its quiet a good result

chantaFeb 16, 2009

i am doing a black history report on you

sierraFeb 16, 2009

hi maya angelou i am doing a black history report on u:)

octaviaFeb 11, 2009

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Evva johnstonNov 8, 2008

i love your poems

YASMINEApr 18, 2008


cheyenneMar 19, 2008

i think you are a buetiful woman and very strong! i am doing a black history report and i would want you to know that i am writing about you. so i hope you are honored and i enjoy your poems VERY much my favorite is "making a `living` is not the same as making a life!" so with that being said i`m going to get back to my report.

skylerMar 2, 2008

in school i have to a project about you? did you really wright the movie Sisters Sisters?

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