The American author, journalist, and educator, Ta-Nehisi Coates is successful in his professional life but is it the same in his personal life? How is Ta-Nehisi doing in his married life with Kenyatta Matthews?
Today, we are going to talk about the writer's personal life as he has already been married to Kenyatta Matthews. Let's look at how the couple is enjoying their marital status. Also, we will look into the children of Ta-Nehisi and his wife, Kenyatta, if any.
Ta-Nehisi and Kenyatta Matthews: Marital life
Talking about the relationship status of the couple, Ta-Nahisi and Kenyatta Matthews, met each other when they were both students at the Howard University. Looks like the couple was love struck way before being famous.
CAPTION: Ta-Nehisi Coates talking about one of his books SOURCE: The Seattle Times
The couple was in a live-in relationship and faced some rough days together as Ta-Nehisi had dropped out of the college and was unemployed at the same time. Even if the details of their marriage is hidden, it is hinted in his essay 'Confessions of a Black Mr. Mom' that a woman cornered his wife to trap him into marriage.
CAPTION: Ta-Nehisi Coates talking about Confessions of a black Mr. Mom SOURCE: Washington Monthly
Currently, the couple is living happily together in their house in Paris.
Ta-Nehisi and Kenyatta Williams: Children
Ta-Nehisi and Kenyatta Williams are the proud parents of a lovely son, Samori Maceo-Paul Coates. Their son was born when Ta-Nehisi had no job but the family has come out stronger than ever, so it looks all worked out for the family of three.
CAPTION: Ta-Nehisi Coates holding his son SOURCE: RiqueSpeaks
The name Samori Maceo-Paul Coates was adopted from a West African Military Leader. Also, it's heard that Coates' father too had the same name. When Samori was born, the couple was still unmarried and Ta-Nehisi was just 24.
CAPTION: Ta-Nehisi Coates with his son SOURCE: NPR
Kenyatta was working at that time, so she had to leave for work when their child was just 3 months old. So, with that, Ta-Nehisi became a stay-at-home dad for a while until he became a professional writer for The Atlantic.
All in all, the couple, Ta-Nehisi Coates and his wife, Kenyatta Matthews, are in a happily married relationship. Stay updated with the lifestyle of your favorite authors from hitberry's column.