Omarosa Manigault Age, Wiki, Bio, Family, Height, Net Worth, Career

Omarosa Manigault

Omarosa Manigault is a former television star who is known for her appearance in the first season of Trump’s original American version of The Apprentice and its sequel, Celebrity Apprentice. She also served as one of the core members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign team and his subsequent administration. In 2013, Omarosa was included in the TV Guide list of The 60 Nastiest TV Villains of All Time. She has released many secret tapes that she recorded during her stint at the White House. She worked as an assistant to the President and director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison for less than a year in 2017 before she was fired from the office. So, who is Omarosa Manigault? Here’s everything we know about the writer.

Omarosa Manigault Biography

Omarosa was born on 5 February 1974, in Youngstown, Ohio, United States of America. As of 2024, she is 50 years old.

Birth NameOmarosa Onee Manigault
NicknameOmarosa, Pondarosa
Date of BirthFebruary 5, 1974
Place of BirthYoungstown, Ohio, U.S.
Age49 years old
Sun SignAquarius
ProfessionActress, Former Television Star, Political Consultant, Teacher
EthnicityYoruba Nigerian
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJohn Allen Newman
ResidenceWashington, D.C., U.S.
Net Worth$3.5 Million


  • Father – Jack Thomas Manigault, Sr. (Died when she was 7)
  • Mother – Theresa Marie
  • Siblings – Jack Manigault (Older Brother) (Killed in October 2011), Gladys Louise Manigault (Older Sister) (Died in February 2016), Lester Walker (Half-Brother)
  • Relatives – Leslie Walker (Niece), Jackeem Manigault (Nephew), Edward Manigault (Nephew), Robert Manigault (Nephew), Jayquawn Manigault (Nephew)


Omarosa attended The Rayen School in her hometown, Youngstown. She, then, enrolled to BA in broadcast journalism at the Central State University in Wilberforce from where she graduated in 1996.

Later, she earned her master’s degree from Howard University in Washington, DC, and started doing a Ph.D. in communications but she dropped her Ph.D. midway.

She has also received biblical studies training at Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce, Ohio. In August 2009, Manigault enrolled at the United Theological Seminary in Ohio to pursue a Doctor of Ministry degree.

Omarosa Manigault Husband

Omarosa Manigault married Aaron Stallworth in 2000 and divorced in 2005. Later, she got married to Florida-based pastor John Allen Newman in April 2017 at Trump’s Washington, DC, hotel, in the Presidential Ballroom of the Old Post Office Pavilion.

Previously, she also had dated actor Michael Clarke Duncan and WWE star, Titus O’Neil.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 10 inches
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78 m
WeightKilograms – 65 kg
Pounds – 143 lbs
Body BuildAverage
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe Size8.5 (US)
Dress Size8 (US)
Distinctive Features Towering height

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Omarosa made her on-screen debut in the 2014 comedy thriller movie, Knock ’em Dead.

Television Debut

In 2004, Omarosa made her first appearance on NBC’s reality television series, The Apprentice, which also starred Donald Trump.

She has appeared in many TV shows including Oprah Winfrey Show, Girls Behaving Badly, Fear Factor, The Apprentice (Season 7 and Season 13), and Celebrity Big Brother (US season 1).

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in several TV commercials including Burger King and Clairol Herbal Essences.

Omarosa Manigault Net Worth

Through her works, Omarosa has accumulated a net worth of $3.5 million US dollars in 2024.

Omarosa Manigault Facts

In the 1990s, Manigault worked in the office of Vice President Al Gore during Bill Clinton’s presidential stint.

In June 2010, Manigault and Trump collaborated again to create a new dating show called The Ultimate Merger in which twelve men competed for Manigault’s affection. The show aired on TV One.

In February 2011, she received a preacher’s license from her church (Weller Street Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, California) and was formally ordained on February 27, 2012.

She became the West Coast editor of the popular Reality Weekly magazine in January 2012.

In 2018, she participated in CBS’s special winter celebrity edition of its Big Brother franchise, in which she finished in 5th place.

In 2023, Omarosa appeared as a contestant on the E! reality show House of Villans alongside Tanisha Thomas, Johnny Bananas, and Jonny Fairplay. She ended up in 6th place with Tanisha winning the title.