logo
GettyImages      Instagram/syleenajohnson
GettyImages Instagram/syleenajohnson

Syleena Johnson of 'Sister Circle' Poses Next to Nelson Mandela Memorial during Her Visit to South Africa

Monica Otayza
Feb 23, 2020
11:20 P.M.

Syleena Johnson of "Sister Circle" poses in front of the Nelson Mandela Memorial during her recent visit to South Africa, paying tribute to the late politician.

Advertisement

During her most recent vacation, Syleena Johnson made sure to stop by the Nelson Mandela Memorial, honoring the legacy left behind by the politician and philanthropist and visiting different historic places where he once was.

"He was the first black president in South Africa. After being in jail for 27 years. I was so blessed to experience so much history of him today thanks to Durban Tourism... This is a perfect way to Honor black history month."

"Sister Circle" host Syleena Johnson attends a TV One event | Source: Getty Images/GlobalImagesUkraine

"Sister Circle" host Syleena Johnson attends a TV One event | Source: Getty Images/GlobalImagesUkraine

Advertisement

A QUICK VACATION

The history trip was a part of her South African adventure before she headed back to work in the US. Johnson currently co-hosts "Sister Circle," and is also a known R&B singer.

Advertisement

She grew up in Harvey, Illinois, where her father was a blues singer and her mother was a law enforcement officer. Her love for music was discovered at a very young age, as she would accompany her father every time he would perform at nightclubs.

Syleena recently launched a new album entitled "WOMAN."

Advertisement

HER JOURNEY TOWARDS MUSIC

While Syleena decided as early as when she was in high school that she would be pursuing a career in music, her father wanted to stop her plans as he believed the industry was "full of devils." Because of this, she had to wait until college to record some of her songs.

Since then, she released two albums under Jive Records, "Chapter 1: Love, Pain, and Forgiveness," and "Chapter 2: The Voice" in 2002. Syleena recently launched a new album entitled "WOMAN," which she produced while hosting the hit TV One daytime talk show "Sister Circle."

Advertisement

LIVING HER BEST LIFE

At 43 years old, Johnson has been living her best life. Aside from her thriving career, she also made a personal achievement recently as she lost a total of 50 pounds to make her fitness competition debut.

To share her fitness story with her fans, she created a documentary called "From One Stage to the Next," which shows her journey in doing different things.

In the end, it showed her winning three awards in the bodybuilding competition she joined.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Tom Brady & Pregnant Bridget Moynahan Split - She Wed Husband at Secret Ceremony 9 Years Later

February 20, 2022

Minnie Riperton Took Last Breath in Her Husband's Arms at 31 — Inside Their Interracial Marriage

April 26, 2022

'Law & Order's' Camryn Manheim Turns 61 - Meet Her Son Milo Who Is All Grown-up & Is Also an Actor

March 08, 2022

Barbra Streisand's Mother Never Said She Loved Her & Was Jealous of Daughter's Success

March 13, 2022

Hoda Kotb & Joel Schiffman Adopted Two Kids as She Could Not Conceive - They Stay ‘Loving Parents’ Amid Breakup

February 02, 2022

Ron Howard Was Most Concerned about His Kids' Values — Inside His Decision to Protect Them

April 26, 2022

Millionaire's Son Kicks Wife and Baby Out into the Cold, Loses His Inheritance the Next Day – Story of the Day

February 09, 2022

Hattie McDaniel Left 2 Instructions for Her Funeral in Her Will — One Was Refused

February 23, 2022

Ricky Nelson’s Will Left 4 Kids Almost Nothing & They Became Successful Following in His Footsteps

March 31, 2022

Ronnie Milsap’s Heart Was Shattered Twice in Recent Years as He Lost His Wife & Son for Different Reasons

February 24, 2022

Chrissy Metz's Ex-husband Martyn Eaden Filed for Divorce in 2014 — Her Love Life Flourished after They Split

January 26, 2022

Kelly Clarkson Said She Will Be ‘Single Forever’ Amid Divorce from Ex Who ‘Was Using Her for Money’

January 25, 2022

Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne's Daughter Wanted Nothing to Do with Their Lifestyle & Left Home

March 05, 2022

Robin Williams Wanted His Children to Be Proud of Him — Meet His 3 Kids Who He Cherished

March 09, 2022