Nene Leakes Biography, Husband, Career, Family, Boyfriend, Wiki, Height, Age, and Net Worth

NeNe Leakes

Nene Leakes, born Linnethia Monique “NeNe” Leakes, is a well-known American actress, television personality, presenter, author, fashion designer, and businesswoman. She is best recognized for her roles as an original cast member on the reality television series The Real Housewives of Atlanta and on the Fox comedy-drama series Glee.

She appeared as “Rock Rhoades” on the NBC sitcom The New Normal, as well as on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and NBC’s The Celebrity Apprentice. She was a regular panelist on ABC’s 1950 game program, To Tell the Truth, and later had a clothing line on Home Shopping Network. She also maintains SWAGG stores in select cities across the country.

NeNe Leakes Biography

NeNe Leakes was born on December 13, 1967, in Queens, New York City, and was raised by her older brother in Athens, Georgia. She had four siblings, and her mother was unable to care for all of them, so she was sent to live with her brother.

She graduated from Clarke Central High School in Athens and went on to attend Morris Brown College in Atlanta for her higher education. She became pregnant two years later while still in college.

NeNe Leakes Age, Height, and Weight

NeNe Leakes is 53 years old (as of 2021). She stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 67 kg.

Name Linnethia Monique “NeNe” Leakes
Nick Name NeNe Leakes
Birth Place New York City, U.S.
Date Of Birth 13 December 1967
Age(as of 2021) 53 Years
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Nationality American
Profession Television personality, actress, and fashion designer

NeNe Leakes Career and Achievements

  • NeNe first met with a casting director, Robi Reed-Humes, who offered her a position in the UPN television comedy The Parkers.
  • She was promised a role as a stripper in the film The Fighting Temptations in 2003, opposite Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Beyonce, but none of her sequences were seen.

  • Finally, NeNe was featured as a prominent cast member on the Bravo reality show The Real Housewives of Atlanta for five consecutive seasons beginning in 2008.
  • She later indicated that she would not be returning to the show, but she did appear as a supporting character in the eighth season.
  • NeNe also appeared as the secretary “Rocky Rhoades” in the NBC comedy series The New Normal and as a swim coach and Olympic bronze medalist Coach Roz Washington in Ryan Murphy’s musical comedy series Glee.
  • She was also a contestant on NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice, and on the eleventh episode, she had disputes with her fellow cast member Star Jones, which caused her to walk off the show and never return.

  • She also appeared on The Price Is Right and Betty White’s Off Their Rockers as a guest host on Anderson Live.
  • NeNe was a contestant on the 18th season of Dancing with the Stars in 2014, where she was paired with professional dancer Tony Dovolani.
  • She co-wrote the book Never Make the Same Mistake Twice with Denice Millner during her first season on “The Real Housewives of America.”
  • In 2020, she released a song called “Come and Get This Hunni.”

NeNe Leakes Family

When it comes to NeNe’s parents, her mother’s name is Nena Thomas. She has two sons, Bryson Leakes and Brentt Leakes.

NeNe LEak Mother

NeNe Leakes Husband 

NeNe dated Gregg Leakes for a few years before marrying him. In 2010, she filed for divorce from her husband, but in 2013, they announced that they had reconciled. Gregg, her spouse, died of colon cancer on September 1, 2021.

Nene Leak Husband

NeNe Leakes Net Worth

NeNe Leakes net worth is estimated to be $12 million USD as of 2021. Her revenue comes from fashion design, reality programs, and various other commercial enterprises.

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NeNe Leakes Unknown Facts:

  • SWAGG Boutique has opened in a few places around the United States.
  • She owns her own apparel brand, NeNe Leakes Collection, which she debuted on Home Shopping Network.
  • Nene Leakes Entertainment, a television production firm, was created by NeNe.
  • NeNe Leakes is currently filming for Bravo’s series
  • NeNe Leakes is currently filming for Bravo’s series

 

 

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