Vashti Murphy Mckenzie Biography and Wiki
Vashti Murphy Mckenzie is a well-known American bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. She is the first female elected as bishop in the denomination’s history.
Vashti Murphy Mckenzie Age and Birthday
Mckenzie was born on May 28, 1947, in Baltimore, Maryland. She is 74 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Gemini. Vashti turns 75 years old on May 28, 2022.
Vashti Murphy Mckenzie Height and Weight
Vashti appears to be quite short according to her photos. She stands at an average height of 4feet and 7inches (Approx.1.38m) and has a moderate weight of 51kgs(113lbs).
Vashti Murphy Mckenzie Education
Mckenzie is quite a learned individual. She attended the University of Maryland in College, a public land-grant research university in College Park, Maryland, where she later graduated with a B.A. degree.
Vashti Murphy Mckenzie Family
Vashti was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland by parents Ida Murphy Smith Peters(mother) and Samuel Edward Smith(father).
Further information about her siblings is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Vashti Murphy Mckenzie Fiance
Mckenzi is happily married to her lovely husband Stan McKenzie, The two have stayed together for quite some time now.
They were later blessed with three children named Jon-Mikael, Jasmine, and Jo-Marie.
Vashti Murphy Mckenzie Career
Vashti has quite an impressive career, she began working for her family newspaper and wrote her own column, “The McKenzie Report.”
She later joined Bethel A.M.E. Church, her family’s original church, in 1976. In 1978, Cathy Hughes and Dewey Hughes contacted McKenzie about a position at WYCB Radio, and she began working there.
McKenzie hosted an afternoon drive Gospel show on WYBC Radio in 1981 and later rose to the position of the program director and also worked for WJZ-TV doing a segment on a program called Evening Magazine.
In addition, she made an itinerant deacon in 1981 and commuted between Bethel A.M.E. in Cecil County and Ebenezer A.M.E. churches, later she was ordained by the A.M.E. Church in 1984.
Vashti Murphy Mckenzie Salary
According to our estimates, Murphy receives an annual salary ranging from $24,500 – $74,500. This amount is from her extensive career among other investments.
Vashti Murphy Mckenzie Net Worth
Mckenzi has a net worth of $1 million. This amount is from her extensive career among other investments.