Terrance Hayes: Wiki (Padma Lakshmi boyfriend), Bio, Age, Profession, Family, Net worth

Terrance Hayes: Wiki (Padma Lakshmi boyfriend), Age, Bio, Height, Relationship, Profession, Net worth, Education, Achievements, Nationality, university and more: Terrance Hayes is an popular American poet and educator. He has published seven poetry collections. In September 2014, Hayes has also been one of the 21 recipients of the reputable MacArthur fellowships awarded to those who show magnificent creativity in their work. Hayes was born on November 18, 1971 in Columbia, South Carolina. His 2010 poetry collection, Lighthead, won the National Book Award for Poetry in 2010.

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Terrance Hayes Life And Education

Terrance was born in Columbia, South Carolina. He received a B.A degree from Coker College and an M.F.A. form the University of Pittsburgh Writing Program. Hayes was a professor of creative writing at Carnegie Mellon University until 2013, at which time he joined the faculty of the English department at the University of Pittsburgh. As of now, he teaches at New York University. Hayes resides in Manhattan, and he and his wife, the poet Yona Harvey, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh, shares the custody of their two children. Any details about Hayes’s parents are not yet disclosed.

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Terrance Hayes Career

Hayes’s first book of poetry, Muscular Music (1999), won him both the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and a Whiting Award. His second collection, Hip Logic (2002), won the National Poetry Series, he was a runner-up for the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. He won the National Book Award for Lighthead.

His poems have appeared in magazines and literary journals which includes The American Poetry Review, The New Yorker, Fence, The Kenyon Review, West Branch and Adroit Journal. In September 2014, he was honoured as one of 21 2014 fellows of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. January 2017, he was elected as a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. In 2018, Hayes premiered Cycles of My Being commissioned by Lyric Opera of Chicago, Opera Philadelphia and Carnegie hall with music by Tyshawn Sorey starring Lawrence Brownlee. In 2020, the song cycle was turned into a film by Opera Philadelphia and released on their digital channel. Also in 2020, he won the Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry for American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin.

Terrance Hayes Relationship

According to the source, Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi is dating MacArthur and Poet Terrance Hayes. Although, the relationship is still in the tender stages. Hayes was previously married to Yona Harvey and got divorced and now they share the custody of their two children. Likewise, Padma Lakshmi was formerly married to Adam Dell and had an 11-year-old daughter named Krishna Thea. Now she has found love again and as it’s the early stage so they are just getting to know each other.

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Terrance Hayes Net worth

Hayes’s Net worth has grown remarkably in 2019-20. His source of income is mostly from being a successful professor. Terrance Hayes estimated income is worth $1 million – $5 million.


Here is the full bio of Terrance Hayes, his Wiki, age, bio, net worth, date of birth, birthplace, university, height, education, religion, zodiac sign, nationality, parents, siblings, spouse, relationship.

Terrance Hayes, his Wiki, age, bio, net worth, date of birth, birthplace:

Full name Terrance Hayes
Gender Male
Age 49 years old
Date of birth November 18, 1971
Birthplace Columbia, South Carolina
Height Not known
Weight Not known
Parents Not known
Spouse Yona Harvey (divorced)
Girlfriend Padma Lakshmi
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality American
Occupation Professor
Notable Awards National Book Award for Poetry
College Coker college
University University of Pittsburgh
Eye colour Not known
Net worth $1 million – $5 million

Some Lesser-Known Facts About Terrance Hayes

  1. Terrance Hayes former wife was Yona Harvey.
  2. Hayes has two children with his former wife.
  3. On June 14, Hayes and Padma Lakshmi was seen kissing and holding hands while walking Lakshmi’s dog, Divina, in New York City.
  4. Hayes has published seven poetry collections.
  5. Currently, Hayes lives in Manhattan.

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