Who is NeNe Leakes and what is her net worth 2019? NeNe Leakes is an actress who is best known for her role in ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’. Apart from being an actress, Leakes is also a television personality, fashion designer, author, and presenter. She has also appeared in the NBC sitcom ‘The New Normal’. She was also a contestant on the ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ and ‘Dancing with the Stars’. She has also served as one of the regular panelists of ‘To Tell The Truth’. Her Broadway debut was in 2014 in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. She has her own line of fashion called ‘Nene Leakes Collection’.
Linnethia Monique “NeNe” Leakes was born either on December 13, 1966, or December 13, 1967, in Queens, New York. She had four other siblings and she was raised in Athens, Georgia with her aunt. She was sent there with one of her brothers and the rest was taken care by her mother. It has been reported that her mother wasn’t able to take care of all the children.
NeNe Leakes was married to Greg Leakes. The couple got divorced in September 2011. In June 2013, she remarried Greg again. Their wedding was recorded in the spinoff ‘I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding’. She has got two sons named Brentt and Bryson. She also has a granddaughter named Bri’Asia Bryant.
NeNe Leakes has worked on several TV shows including ‘The Parkers’. In 2003, she was seen in the movie ‘The Fighting Temptations’. In 2008, she became a cast member of ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’. After completing the first season, she co-wrote the book entitled ‘Never Make The Same Mistake Twice’ with Denene Millner. She was then seen as Rocky Roades in the TV series ‘The New Normal’ on NBC.
She also became a part of the musical TV series ‘Glee’. In 2011, she became one of the contestants of the reality TV show ‘Celebrity Apprentice’. She walked out of the show after having arguments with Star Jones and did not win any money which was supposed to be for her charity called ‘My Sister’s House’. She then became the guest host of the shows Anderson Live and The Talk. She was also seen in ‘The Price is Right’ and ‘Betty White’s Off Their Rockers’. In 2014, Leakes became one of the contestants of the reality show ‘Dancing with the Stars’. She was teamed up with Tony Dovolani.
She then became a part of the show ‘Cirque du Soleil: Zumanity’. Her Broadway debut came in 2014 in ‘Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella’. She then appeared as Matron “Mama” Morton in the Broadway ‘Chicago’. In January 2017, she teamed up with her husband to participate in ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’. In 2013, she found the company called ‘NeNe Leakes Entertainment’ which is a TV production company. The company has produced the spin off series called ‘I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding’ with True Entertainment.
NeNe Leakes was conferred with the ‘Bravo A List Award’ in 2009.
Net Worth of NeNe Leakes
NeNe Leakes has appeared in a number of TV shows. She has also been part of films. She found considerable success by appearing on ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’. She has appeared in seven seasons of the show and was also in a supporting role in the eighth season. NeNe Leakes’s net worth is an estimated $15 million.
She attributes this wealth to all the ventures she has had in her career. She is also a producer and is the founder of NeNe Leakes Entertainment. In 2014, she launched her own clothing line called Nene Leakes Collection. In April 2016, she toured the United States on a comedy tour called “So Nasty, So Rude”. Many of her shows were sold out which lasted until the end of the year. Her salary has been estimated at $1 million per season.
NeNe Leakes has ventured into several professions in her life. She has appeared in 4 Broadways in her career and was also seen in a video game called ‘Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’ in 2015. She has also appeared in the music video “If I Don’t Have You” by Tamar Braxton.