Who is Infinity Gilyard? Everything you need to know about Yandy Smith’s daughter


Infinity Gilyard is a YouTuber known as the foster daughter of Yandy Smith-Harris. Her foster mother, Yandy, is a familiar face in the American entertainment industry after she got on the reality TV show Love & Hip Hop: New York. She is also known for her films like Two days in Haarlem, The Deadly Escapeand Illusion (2018).

As a YouTuber Infinity is over 68.1k subscribers to her YouTube channel. More than that, she became a matter of curiosity for people after she expressed her bitter relationship with her mother, Yandy Smith. The mother-daughter duo even confronted the media with their anger at each other. Well, aside from all these feudal relationships, what is Infinity in it? 2022? What is her current relationship with her mother Yandy? Who is her biological mother?

Today, this article will address all these questions about Yandy Smith’s daughter, Infinity, along with her age, her siblings, career, love relationships, and much more.


When was Infinity Gilyard born? Her age and early life

Infinity (aka Infinity Ayko) was born on 8 March, 2002, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. So she is currently a 20 years old lady with the birth sign Pisces. Likewise, Gilyard grew up in her hometown under the care of her biological mother named Lorraine Gilyardand her siblings to the year 2017 when she moved into a foster home.

Infinity Gilyard's real mother Lorraine Gilyardis
Baby Infinity Gilyard with her brother and biological mother,Source:Facebook of her real mother

Likewise, according to reports, Lorraine is a mother of 6 children including Infinity. However, if you look at Lorrain’s Facebook, Infinity seems to have grown up next to her older brother named Ice and her twin brother Infinite S Gilyard.

Besides, Infinity belongs to African American ethnic background and is American by her nationality.

Educational details of Infinity

Speaking of her education, she attended Massiah Kindergarten at a very young age, and then she went to Cristo Rey in Brooklyn for her high school studies. In addition, she enrolled at the City College of New York for college-level studies.

But during the period of her studies at the university, she decided to stop studying at some point, saying that student life had distracted her from her greater purpose. In that regard she had told,

“University is not for everyone. I want to follow YouTube. I think this is where I need to be. This is where I need to be. I’m willing to take that risk and that’s exactly what it’s going to be.”

However, it seems that she later changed her mind and continued her studies as she has a vlog that she uploaded on her YouTube channel titled “College day in the life” On May 19, 2022.

Infinity Gilyard is the adopted daughter of a reality TV star, Yandy Smith

As we mentioned, Infinity became popular after she became the foster daughter of a famous TV star and actress Yandi Smith-Harris. Smith and Infinity first encountered in 2018 as mentor and students and finally Gilyard was featured in the season 9 of love and hip-hop: New York. During the mentoring session, Smith became mesmerized by Infinity, which made her decide to adopt Infinity.

Infinity Gilyard with her mother Yandy Smith
Infinity Gilyard with her foster mother Yandy Smith. Source: Her Instagram

As for Infinity Adoption, Yandy once told VH1

“Since we concluded Season 8, I have started the process of becoming a foster mother to a young lady, a young, wonderful lady named Infinity. I met Infinity when she was in seventh grade and now she is in tenth grade. She was part of my mentorship program and she just really stands out.”

later in Dec 2019Infinity officially became the daughter of Yandy Smith.

Infinity Gilyard Feud with her foster mother Yandy Smith

later in 2020, the relationship between mother and daughter was on the rocks. According to Yandy, the involvement of a third person (whose name has yet to be revealed in the media) in Infinity’s life has ruined their relationship. Beyond that, there also seem to be customization issues as Infinity chose to make her own decision which ultimately sparked the sourness between them. Yandy once stated:,

“She went to university. That’s first! Crazy. As she grew out of foster care, she made the mature decision to continue living her life as a woman making her own decisions that were outside of my rules.

In fact, between all these things, Infinity left her mother and her house, which she mentioned on her YouTube channel. She made a video titled Yandi kicked me out On March 30, 2020.

Will Infinity Gilyard and Yandi Reunite in 2022?

According to Infinity’s Instagram, the mother-daughter duo seems to be back together on 2022 after their feud 2020. on June 16, 2021Infinity shared a beautiful post with her mother with a caption, “a band I pray for foreverrr @yandysmithon her Instagram account which we can say are better together.

Further March 19, 2022Infinity wished her foster mother a birthday by caption,

screaming happy birthday to the mother who chose me. for this i will love you 4 lifeeeeee & have your back like no otherrr. you’re getting on my nerves, but I’m grateful to you as a mentor and mother figure. thank you for never giving up on me. I could go on but most importantly I want to thank you for being the person you are inside

Infinity Gilyard and Mendeecees Harris: What’s Their Connection?

As Yandy Smith’s foster daughter, Infinity has direct contact with her foster mother’s husband, Mendeecees. They have a father-daughter relationship and have a good relationship. During the time Infinity became part of Mendeecees’ family, he was in prison.

Infinity Gilyard's has been officially adopted by Yandy and her husband Mendeecees
Infinity Gilyard new parents Yandy and Mendeecees

Whatever their past condition, later after his release, he accepted Infinity as his child, which is clear from the post Yandy shares on her Instagram caption

“If you know anything about @mendeecees, you know HE DON’T DANCE. He tried, and it made up for my whole night. @infinitiayko got it up”.

Infinity Gilyard’s Career Detail: What Does She Do?

By profession, Infinity is a content creator. More specifically, she is a vlogger and Youtuber. She makes a video of her daily life and uploads it to her YouTube channel called infinitiayko where did she 68.1k subscribers. She started as a YouTuber 3 years ago and is still continuing her dream project. Once, when she decided to leave her university, she had said:

“University is not for everyone. I want to follow YouTube. I think this is where I need to be. This is where I need to be.

That means she’s more interested in YouTube than anything else and in 2022 she adopts it professionally. Furthermore, she is also an actor according to her Instagram intro. Not in movies but in the year 2010she was featured on Love and hip-hop: New Yorkand also in 2012 in Love and hip-hop: Atlanta.

Infinity Gilyard’s Relationship Status: Is She Dating a Boyfriend? 2022?

According to our information, Yandy’s adopted daughter Infinity is currently not in a relationship with anyone. She has never spoken about it openly on any of her social media platforms.

But rather, she seems to be having an affair with a person who is older than her, which has made her relationship with her mother go bad. In a personal conversation between Yandy and Infinity, they blamed each other. Yandy said,

“When that person got involved in our lives, it tore up our relationship,”

And in return, Infinity said:

“Yes, I have made a decision. You wanted me to stop, and I chose not to stop hanging out with that person,

While going through this statement, a Brooklyn-born YouTuber was in a love affair with an unknown man, but at the moment she appears to be single.

Infinity Gilyard social media handles

Infinity is very active on social networking sites. She is on Instagram under the username @infinitiayko of 329k followers. In addition, she has a backup page for her official Instagram account, @therealinfiniti_where she has 52.2k followers.

She also has her own Youtube channel with 68.1k subscribers.

Her net worth

Speaking of Infinity’s ability, she’s worth it $250 thousand that she may have collected as a YouTuber. On the other hand, her famous mother, Yandy Smith, has a fortune of… $15 million.