Dr. Heavenly, born Heavenly Kimes on November 17, 1970, is a multi-talented star, accomplished in medicine, writing and publishing, entrepreneurship, and motivational speaking. She achieved success in the medical field in the late 1990s and early 2000s, practicing dentistry in Atlanta, Georgia. She then went on to become not only a best-selling author but also a reality T.V. star when she starred on Bravo’s reality T.V. show “Married To Medicine” alongside her doctor husband. She is also well-known for her entrepreneurial ventures and motivational speaking. Celebrate this incredible woman with us on her birthday!
Heavenly Kimes was born in Miami, Florida, on November 17, 1970. After completing high school, she received her Bachelor’s degree in biology with minors in chemistry and military science from Florida A&M University before she graduated with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Meharry Medical College, where she topped her class. After completing her studies, Dr. Heavenly attended an A.E.G.D. program in Memphis, Tennessee. She spent three years as a dental assistant before opening her successful venture, Smiles By Dr. Heavenly clinic, in Duluth, Georgia, where she specializes in cosmetic dentistry.
For her work in the field of dentistry, she won the ‘Top Dentist Award’ from the Consumer Research Council of America in 2004. A year later, she co-authored a best-selling self-help book titled “Wake Up…Live the Life You Love: Seizing Your Success.” In 2011, the Georgian newspaper “On Common Ground News” named her one of Atlanta’s top doctors. She published her second self-help book, “Dr. Heavenly’s Business Prescriptions: You Can Have it All!” the following year. Although she was already a well-known figure in the world of American dentistry, she earned her fame in pop culture when she guest-starred in the reality T.V. show “Married to Medicine” in its first season in 2013. She joined the main cast of the show in its second season the following year.
Despite her reality T.V. fame, she has remained devoted to her career. She continues to practice dentistry at several clinics, including Smiles by Dr. Heavenly. She is a member of many dentistry governing bodies, namely the Georgia Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and The Academy of General Dentistry. Not being content with being just an incredible dentist and published author, she is also a motivational speaker and has an entrepreneurship curriculum called Dr. Heavenly University. She met Dr. Damon Kimes while studying at Meharry Medical College. They have been married for nearly 20 years and have three kids.
She graduates with a Doctorate in Dentistry from Meharry Medical College.
She is awarded the ‘Top Dentist Award’ by the Consumer Research Council of America.
She co-authors and co-publishes "Wake Up...Live the Life You Love: Seizing Your Success," a best-selling self-help book.
She is named one of Atlanta's top doctors by “On Common Ground News.”
Kimes releases a book authored entirely by herself entitled "Dr. Heavenly's Business Prescriptions: You Can Have it All!"
The dentist guest-stars on the successful reality T.V. show "Married To Medicine."
She becomes one of the permanent castmates on the second season of "Married To Medicine."
Why We Love Dr. Heavenly
She's dedicated to helping others
Her passion lies in inspiring people to become their best selves. The dentist has spoken about her work, "It's just an honor and an obligation to give back. I love doing it and making people smile."
She's committed to her faith
The multi-talented doctor identifies as a Christian and says her faith keeps her motivated and humble. She has said, "If God is there, you will never fail."
She doesn't let money get to her head
Despite being worth millions of dollars, the dentist stays humble about her wealth. Speaking about her riches, she said, "You have to keep yourself well-grounded and your mind there because money is not everything."
5 Surprising Facts
Dr. Heavenly is also an insurance adviser
She is qualified to practice as an insurance adviser, having obtained her Series 65 certification from the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA).
She started a dating app
The doctor owns a dating application called PIQ, pronounced "pique."
Her husband is also a doctor
She’s married to Dr. Damon Kimes, who specializes in pain medicine.
She's a family woman
She has three children with her husband and owns three dogs.
She has her teeth-whitening brand
Kimes owns SmileChangers, a teeth-whitening kit that people can use at home.
Dr. Heavenly FAQs
Did Dr. Heavenly buy a new house?
The famous doctor bought a new home in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2020.
Did Dr. Heavenly get new teeth?
The businesswoman revealed she got crowns and veneers to repair the damage done to her teeth by biting too hard.
Did Dr. Heavenly have weight-loss surgery?
The star has revealed that she had gastric band surgery in 2007.
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