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Dr. Lynn Richardson is an American author, entertainment executive[1] and celebrity financial coach [2]. She is best known for her appearances on The Steve Harvey Show.[3]

Early Life[edit]

Lynn Richardson was born and raised in Chicago, IL. She began her career in 1995 as a financial aid counselor at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, before landing a succession of leading roles in the mortgage industry.

Career[edit]

Richardson has held several executive level positions, including companies and organizations such as JP Morgan Chase, the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the Hip Hop Summit Action Network In 2003, she created and hosted “Wealth ‘n Real Estate,” a flagship call-in talk show, for nationally recognized Chicago station, WVON 1690 AM. She has authored five best-selling books: "Living Check to Monday: The Real Deal About Money, Credit and Financial Security", "Living Beyond Check to Monday: A Spiritual Path to Wealth and Prosperity," "Yes, You're Approved! The Real Deal About Getting a Mortgage", "Your Man And Your Money: How to Get’em and How to Keep’em" and "Symphony: A Guide to Creating and Balancing Multiple Streams of Income"

In 2012, Richardson was appointed President of MC Lyte's Hip Hop Sisters Foundation and was later appointed COO of MC Lyte's business enterprise[4], Sunni Gyrl, Inc,[5] which specializes in artist support, development, business strategies, and wealth creation for various celebrities [6]

Education[edit]

Richardson received her undergraduate education at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) and Loyola University Chicago, a Masters Degree in Urban Ministry, Magna Cum Laude, from Trinity International University / Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and an Honorary Doctorate from Global O.D. Seminary & University / Global Bible Institute in 2016. Her memberships include Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN). Her awards and recognition's are numerous, among them the Chicago Defender Women of Excellence Award and the Community Renewal Society 35 Under 35 Leadership Award.

Personal Life[edit]

Richardson married Demetrius Richardson in 1996. They have three daughters and currently reside in Los Angeles, CA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 'Be Well Fabulous Black Woman' tour brings wellness to women in business". Rolling Out. Retrieved June 16, 2019.
  2. ^ "Women N' Finance". RnB Philly. Retrieved June 16, 2019.
  3. ^ "Steve Harvey's Straight Talk Celeb Financial Expert". Steve TV. Retrieved June 16, 2019.
  4. ^ "How Financial Coach Dr. Lynn Richardson Helped MC Lyte Triple Her Income". XONecole. Retrieved June 16, 2019.
  5. ^ "THE SISTAHS IN BUSINESS EXPO CELEBRATES ENTREPRENEURIAL WOMEN OF COLOR". Black Enterprise. Retrieved June 16, 2019.
  6. ^ "Wisdom Wednesdays With Lynn Richardson: Dr. Iyanla Vanzant on Money Issues". Global Grind. Retrieved June 16, 2019.