Vashti Murphy McKenzie’s husband, Stan McKenzie, passed away on July 21, 2021, at 76. Here is what you need to know about her husband, alongside other details.
Vashti is a bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. She is also an author of six books.
In 2000, she became the first woman to be elected as bishop in the denomination’s history.
McKenzie later served as President of the Council of Bishops. She became the first woman to serve as Titular head of the AME Church. She currently serves the 10th Episcopal District.
Who Is Vashti Murphy McKenzie’s Husband?
Vashti was married to her husband, Stan McKenzie.
In her junior year, Vasthi left school to marry Stan.
Later, she went back to school and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at the University of Maryland.
Stan was an American retired professional National Basketball Association player.
He was born in Miami, Florida, and he played college basketball at New York University.
He was also a leader in the AME church. He served as Supervisor of Missions and Children’s Work for the Women’s Missionary Society of the AME 10th Episcopal District.
Unfortunately, Stan passed away on July 21 at the age of 76.
Vashti Murphy McKenzie’s Net Worth Revealed
The actual net worth of Vasthi is unknown.
She is the author of several books. Currently, she makes money by serving the 10th Episcopal District.
Know About Vashti Murphy McKenzie’s Daughter
Vasthi has three children with her husband: Jon-Mikael McKenzie, Vashti-Jasmine Saint-Jean, and Joi-Marie McKenzie Lewis.
Two of them are a daughter.
Her second daughter: Joi-Marie McKenzie Lewis, has made some media presence.
Learn McKenzie’s Biography
The official Wikipedia has covered Vasthi’s biography.
She was born on May 28, 1947, in Baltimore, Maryland. She was born to her parents, Samuel Edward Smith and Ida Murphy Smith Peters. She was named after her grandmother, Vashti Turley Murphy.
She attended high school at Eastern High School in Baltimore City.
Vasthi was one of only six black students in the school. She graduated from Eastern High in 1965.