NeNe Leakes Net Worth
|Date of Birth||December 13, 1967|
|Age||54 years old|
|Height||5 ft 8 inch (1.78m)|
|Net Worth||$14 million|
NeNe Leakes Introduction
Linnethia Monique NeNe Leakes is a television personality, actress, presenter, entrepreneur, author, and fashion designer from the United States.
NeNe Leakes Early Life
Linnethia Monique Johnson was born in 1967, on the 13th, of December in the New York borough of Queens. She is the fifth and youngest of five siblings. Nene and one of her brothers were relocated to reside with an auntie in Athens, Georgia after her mom has been unable to care for all 5 of her children.
Other siblings stayed with their mother in Queens for the length of the trip. Nene began modeling at the age of 16 and continued during high school and university. Nene graduated from Clarke Central High School in Athens with a high school diploma. She attended Morris Brown College in Atlanta for 2 years, earning her bachelor’s degree.
NeNe Leakes Personal Life
In 1997, Nene Leakes married Gregg Leakes. The couple’s boys, Brett and Brice, are their only offspring. Gregg Leakes, a well-known actor, died in September 2021 at the age of 66 from colon cancer.
He was employed as a real estate developer. From a former relationship, he has five children: Damien and Daryl, twins Damien and Daryl, Katrina, Dexter, and Denton, all of whom are currently alive.
Nene made the choice to separate her spouse in season three of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Their divorce was ultimately formalized in 2011. The Bachelor followed the pair’s relationship season after season, and the couple finally renewed their passion in front of the cameras.
Nene and Gregg Leakes reunited and confirmed their re-engagement in January 2013. They had previously separated. They wedded on June 22, 2013, at Atlanta’s InterContinental Buckhead Hotel.
Gregg and Nene have 2 kids. Bravo documented their marriage preparations and ceremony in order to make a spin-off program named “I Dream of Nene: The Wedding.”
NeNe Leakes Age, Height, & Weight
Being born in 1967, on the 13th, of December “NeNe Leakes” age is 54 years old as of today date and her height is 5 feet 8 inches tall, (1.78 m) and her weight is 70 kilograms and (154 lbs) in pounds as of 2022.
NeNe Leakes Career
Leakes made her television debut on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” in 2008. She was a regular on the program for seven seasons. After the first season, she co-wrote her memoirs, “Never Make the Same Mistake Twice,” with novelist Denene Millner. She spoke described her lifestyle from childhood until that time in the book.
Her appearance on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” catapulted her to popularity. Leakes revealed in June 2015 that she will not be returning to the successful Bravo series for the eighth season. She did, however, appear in a major role later that season. She returns to the show for its tenth season in 2017.
She was also a contestant on “The Celebrity Apprentice.” Nene stepped off “The Apprentice” during the 10th show of her season. She had had enough. There was a lot of controversy and tension with both her and another participant Star Jones that season.
Nene has been on television shows such as “Ellen,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “VH1 Divas Live 2009,” and “The Bonnie Hunt Show.” Leakes also starred in the third season of “Glee” and the NBC sitcom “The New Normal.”
In 2014, Leakes established the Nene Leakes Collection apparel brand for the Home Shopping Network.
Leakes has been a guest host on several shows, including “Anderson Live” and “The Talk.” In 2014, she appeared in the 18th season of “Dancing with the Stars.” She was paired with Tony Dovolani, a dancer, and they have been eliminated in the seventh week of the tournament.
From April to December 2016, Leakes traveled the United States in a one-woman comedy show dubbed “So Nasty, So Rude,” after one of her catchphrases.
NeNe Leakes Net Worth
Nene Leakes’ net worth is $14 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Her presence on the reality program RHOA is what made her famous. In 2014, the actress launched her apparel brand, Nene Leakes Collection, for the Home Shopping Network. Before leaving the program, the actor was paid $1 million, making her the highest-paid Housewife.
Aside from that, she invested in property investment in 2015, purchasing a 6-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom, 9,511-square-foot property for $2,075,000. She went on to purchase a second house in Duluth, Georgia, in January 2020. The new home has 4 bedrooms, and 2.5 bathrooms, and is 2076 square feet in size. Her second home is 15 minutes away from her first. Her second luxury home cost her roughly $260,000 dollars.
Leakes spent $2.075 million for a 10,000-square-foot, 6-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom estate south of Atlanta, Georgia, in 2015. The house is on a golf course with a county club, restaurant, tennis facilities, swimming pool, and other amenities. Nene listed this property for $4 million in October 2021. She received a $2.6 million deal in January 2022.
Here’s a video tour of the mansion:
Leakes paid $260,000 for the second house in Duluth, Georgia in January 2020. Her new 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, 2,076-square-foot home is a minutes’ drive from her $2 million gated community residence.
Nene Leakes is a reality television presenter, actress, author, fashion designer, and businesswoman from the United States. Nene Leakes has a combined wealth of $14 million as of this writing.
NeNe Leakes earned $1 million every season of “The Desperate Housewives of Atlanta” until quitting the program in 2015. That is the largest per-episode pay of any Bravo housewife.