Nene Leakes Biography, Age, Career, and Net worth

Quick Facts about Nene Leakes

Nene Leakes Biography, Age, Career, And Net Worth
Nene leakes biography, age, career, and net worth

Birth Name

Linnethia Monique



Place of Birth

Queens, New York City

Date of Birth

13th December, 1967


53 Years

Zodiac Sign





Clarke Central High School

Morris Brown College


TV Personality, Actress, Fashion Designer

Marital Status



Gregg Leakes


Bryson Rashard Bryant

Breantt Leakes.



5.1 Ft


67 Kg

Eye Color


Hair Color


Net Worth

$ 14 million

Who is Nene Leakes?

Nene Leakes is an American television personality, fashion designer, and actress best known for her performance in “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” television series. Leakes has also made appearances on several other television shows including, “The New Normal”, ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”, “The Millionaire Matchmaker”, NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice”, “Larry King Now”, as well as “Miss USA”. As a fashion designer, Leakes owns a clothing line on Home Shopping Network.

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 What kind of an Early Life did Leakes Have?

Nene Leakes was born Linnethia Monique on the 13th of December, 1967 in Queens, New York City. She has five other siblings and together with her brother were raised by their aunt in Athens, Georgia. Her other three siblings were raised by her mother in Queens, New York. The reason why she and her brother were raised by their hand because their family was not well off financially.

Since she was a little girl, Leakes had a great passion for modeling and at the age of 16 she officially started modeling and continued with the same through high school and college As for school, Leakes attended Clarke Central High School and later joined Morris Brown College for two years before dropping out to pursue her acting and modeling career. 

Nene Leakes Biography, Age, Career, And Net Worth
Nene leakes biography, age, career, and net worth

What Professional Statistics Describe Nene Leakes’, Career Journey?

Before landing her big break in the film, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2008, Nene Leakers had debuted her screen appearances with “The Parkers” television show. The actress then played a minor role in the movie, “ Fighting Temptations” before later on starring in the films “Beyonce” and “Cuba Gooding Jr. Unfortunately, none of her scenes featured in the final edit of the movie, “Beyonce”.

After her first season of the film, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”, Leakes’ together with Denene Millner co-wrote the book, “Never Make The Same Mistake Twice”. The actress made appearances in 7 seasons of the film, “Never Make The Same Mistake Twice” before quitting in 2015. She however made her return into the same film in 2020 during its 13th season.

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Leakes’ has also played other roles like secretary Rocky Roades in the NBC comedy “The New Normal”. Between 2009 and 2015, the actress appeared on the Fox comedy-drama series, “Glee” playing the role, Roz Washington. In 2011, the star made an appearance on the “Celebrity Apprentice” series, the 11th installment of Donald Trump’s television show contest. She has guest-hosted the television shows, “The Talk”, and “Anderson Live” as well as appearing in the shows, ‘The Price is Right”, and “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers”. In 2014 she competed in the dancing competition, “Dancing with the Stars” where her pair with dancer, Tony Dovolani made it to number 7.

Nene Leakes Biography, Age, Career, And Net Worth
Nene leakes biography, age, career, and net worth

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Some of her other acting credits include, “The New Normal, “The Millionaire Matchmaker”, “Larry King Now”, as well as “Miss USA”. Leakes is the founder of the production company, “NeNe Leakes Entertainment”, which has some of her series, including, “The Entertainment”, and “I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding”. She is the founder and owner of the “Nene Leakes Collection” for the Home Shopping Network (HSN).

Who has she had an affair with?

Nene Leakes is is a family woman. She is married to Gregg Leakes, whom she walked down the aisle on the 22nd of June, 2013 at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta. Their wedding planning together with the ceremony, “I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding” was filmed by Bravo. It is worth noting that the 2013’s June wedding was their second wedding since the couple had previously been married before they divorced on the 29th of September 2011. Nene had filed the divorce on the 29th of April 2010 and was finalized on September 29, 2011. The couple has been blessed with two sons, Bryson Rashard Bryant, and Breantt Leakes.

Nene Leakes Biography, Age, Career, And Net Worth
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What Body Statistics Describe Nene Leakes?

Nene Leakes has an impressive height and a decent weight. The actress stands tall at an impressive height of 5.1 feet, that is 178cm, or 1.78 m, and has a balanced weight of 67 Kg or 148 Pounds. Her bra size is 32 C. She has a brown eye color whereas her hair color is blonde.

What Net worth does Leakes have?

  • As of 2021, Nene Leakes’ net worth is estimated to be $14 million. 
  • Her acting venture is her main source of income and it is reported that for every episode of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”, the actress used to bag a whopping salary of $ 1 million.
  • Nene Leakes has invested in the real estate sector whereby in 2015 she bought a 6-bedroomed mansion at a price of $2,075,000.
  • In January 2020, Leakes bought her second home, which is a 4-bedroomed house located in Duluth, Georgia.

What Achievements has had Nene Leakes?

  1. She is the founder of NeNe Leakes Entertainment Production Company.
  2. She is the founder and the owner of the Nene Leakes Collection for the Home Shopping Network (HSN).
  3. She is also a winner of the NBA All-Rookie Team awards.

What are the Laser Known Facts about Nene Leakes?

  1. Leakes used to be an exotic dancer.
  2. She twice married Gregg Leakers. They had their first marriage lasting between 1997 to 2011 after which she filed a divorce and then reunited in 2013 and remarried.
  3. She likes to drink water from a wineglass and to wear pajamas.
  4. Even though she made appearances in the film, “Beyonce”, the production team didn’t feature her scenes in the final edit of the film.

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