Everything To Know About Power Couple, Iman Shumpert & Teyana Taylor!

Iman Shumpert and Teyana Taylor are a breath of fresh air as they share their love, family, and secrets to success with the rest of the world!

The multi-talented stars, Iman Shumpert and Teyana Taylor have proven their versatility time and time again but what do we know about them other than their talents? The couple is extremely genuine and down-to-earth as they balance raising a family in the limelight incredibly well while also looking out for their girl’s best interest.

Teyana began her career at only 15

The New York native began her professional career as a teen! Taylor choreographed the music video for Beyoncé’s hit 2006 single “Ring the Alarm” in 2006. She said from there, Beyoncé quickly became a mentor to the star. She said she recalls Beyoncé telling Jay-Z, “I told you she’s a star,” after being impressed with her after the music video shoot. Taylor continues to refer to them as Aunt Bey and Uncle Hov to this day!

Iman is a retired NBA player

Shumpert began his professional career in 2011 with the New York Knicks as the 17th overall draft pick in the 2011 NBA draft and stayed with them until 2015. He later won the 2016 NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers and stayed with them ‘till 2018 when he moved on to the Sacramento Kings. He later played for the Houston Rockets in early 2019 then signed with the Brooklyn Nets later that year. He recently retired from his basketball career in 2021.


2 daughters – Junie and Rue

Their girls are adorable! Junie or Iman Shumpert Junior is six years old with the biggest personality in the world! Rue, however, is still an infant and only one year old but has already been exposed to her parent’s crazy world. Teyana and Iman have both shared how important it is to them to emphasize confidence in their girls’ lives especially, as black young black girls.


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VH1 show in 2018 called Teyana and Iman

On top of everything already on their resume, the Shumpert’s are also reality stars! In 2018 they shared their lives with the public so we could get a glimpse into their world. This is where many people were also introduced to Junie, their eldest daughter.

Teyana produces, directs, and is an experienced dancer, choreographer, model, and singer

As mentioned earlier, Teyana is by far a triple threat and her resume speaks for itself. In 2005, Taylor signed a record deal with Pharrell Williams’ Star Trak Entertainment imprint, before making her first national appearance on MTV’s My Super Sweet 16. She has three albums and three mixtapes under her belt as well as 15 singles. In 2017, she received an MTV Music Award for Best Choreography for the Fade music video. As if that isn’t impressive enough, she received two BET Awards for BET Hip Hop Award for Best Video Director of the Year and BET Award for Video Director of the Year in 2020 alone.

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Iman raps and writes poetry

Most people know Iman from the NBA but not too many people know that he raps as well. He writes poetry when he can which helps him when writing songs. In 2015, he wrote and performed Promised featuring the one-and-only, Teyana Taylor. In 2017 he freestyled for Hot 97 and blew everyone away; check him out!

They have a reality show on Peacock called We Got Love

In the fall of 2021, the Shumperts shared their family with the world once again in an all-new series, We Got Love brought to you by E! Their daughter Junie quickly became the star of the show, as fans got to see her personality blossom compared to the last time she was on our screen due to how young she was at the time. The family lives in Atlanta and shares their staff, friends, and family with fans throughout the show making us love them so much more. The two are so real and personable making We Got Love one of the most underrated shows of 2021! They’re a breath of fresh air.

Dancing With The Stars 2021 Mirrorball champion

Iman had a very exciting year last year as he won the mirrorball trophy alongside his dance partner, Daniella Karagach Pashkova which was also her first DWTS win! Shumpert’s win was extra special because everyone thought his height would be a disadvantage but Daniella made sure to utilize it the right way. Check out their insane routines below! A very well-deserved win.

EBONY Magazine cover

Earlier this year, the Shumpert’s had a cover with EBONY magazine in April where they discussed how their family is always first for them. Their biggest priority right now is building a legacy of generational wealth for their girls. They also explained how they want to build up their girls to be strong and fearless in order to be a jack-of-all-trades type of talent similar to their parents. They seem like incredible parents and role models as they share that they do not want to reject the idea of their girls doing anything they want to pursue. The pair encourages creativity and individuality and don’t want their girls to lose that.


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Teyana on tour

Teyana is currently touring throughout America for her Last Rose Motel Tour also known as Last rose Petal II, which is taking place for a month, from August to September. The first part of her tour took place in November 2021 as a “farewell” tour. Of course, touring wouldn’t be complete without the rest of the Shumpert’s so she brought her girls with her, and look at how cute they are! Teyana even let Junie perform to Doja Cat’s Woman in a recent show!

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Ashley Sousa is a marketing student at California State University, Fullerton who is also minoring in entertainment and hospitality management. She is currently an intern for AfterBuzzTV and Better Together with Maria Menounos and hopes to have a career involved in the entertainment industry one day.