Vi Lyles : Net Worth, Family, Husband, Education, Children, Age, Biography and Political Career

Vi Lyles is us mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina since 2017 know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children , Education and Career Earnings

Vi Lyles : Net Worth, Family, Husband, Education, Children, Age, Biography and Political Career
Vi Lyles

Quick Facts


Vi Lyles




September 28, 1952


John Lyles (m. 1996, died 2013)​


Queens University (BA)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (MPA)

Country / Nationality

United States

State / Province

North Carolina



Net Worth

$ 1 to 5 Million

Viola Alexander Lyles is an American politician serving as the 59th mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Lyles was a member of the Charlotte City Council before taking office as mayor.

Vi Lyles Net Worth

Vi Lyles Net Worth is $ 1 to 5 Million in 2021.

Vi Lyles Family

Lyles was raised in Columbia, South Carolina. Her father owned his own construction company and her mother worked as a teacher.

Vi Lyles Husband and Children

Lyles was married to John Lyles for 17 years prior to his death in 2013. Lyles has two children, Kwame and Aisha Alexander, as well as two stepchildren, Sean and John Lyles Jr. She lives in the SouthPark neighborhood in Charlotte.

Vi Lyles Career and Achievement

Lyles worked for the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, as a budget analyst, budget director, and assistant city manager. Starting in 2004, she worked as a consulting director for the Lee Institute and then for Flynn Heath Holt Leadership. She was the community outreach director for the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

Lyles was elected to the Charlotte City Council in 2013 and was elected mayor pro-tem in 2015. Following the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in September 2016, she proposed a seven-point plan to reduce racial and class divisions in the city, parts of which were approved by the council.

Lyles ran for mayor of Charlotte in the 2017 election. She defeated Jennifer Roberts, the incumbent mayor, in the Democratic Party primary election in September 2017 and defeated Kenny Smith, a Republican member of the city council, in the November general election. She is the first African-American female mayor of the city and also its first former city administrator to serve as mayor.