Real Housewives of Atlanta Stars’ Net Worth and Biographies as reported by Net Worth Envy
Demetria McKinney’s net worth is estimated at $3 million, much of which can be attributed to her incredibly busy acting career.
Demetria Dyan McKinney is an American singer and actress. She was born on August 27, 1979 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Demetria has one son, and she is currently in a relationship with Roger Bobb, the CEO of Atlanta-based production company Bobbcat Films.
Demetria is well-known for playing the role of Janine Payne in Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, and for her work in several other fictional television shows, including Madea’s Christmas Special, Necessary Roughness, Boulevard West and The Rickey Smiley Show. She has recently moved into reality TV programming, with a role in the seventh season of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta. In addition to her numerous roles in scripted and non-scripted television shows, Demetria has starred in several of Tyler Perry’s made-for-television plays, including Meet the Browns, Why Did I Get Married? and What’s Done In The Dark, and musicals such as I Dream and Dreamgirls. Demetria regards music as her first passion and has even released a well-received EP, “Officially Yours.”
Cynthia Bailey: Model, and reality television star, Cynthia Bailey was born on February 19, 1968 in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Bailey has one teenager daughter, Noelle Robinson, born November 9, 1999, with actor and singer Leon Robinson. On July 24, 2010, Bailey married Atlanta business entrepreneur Peter Thomas. Bailey currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.
At age 18, after winning several local beauty pageants, Bailey left Alabama and moved to New York City to pursue modeling. Once there, she signed a 5-year contract with Wilhelmina Models and booked her first job – the cover of Essence magazine. More modeling success followed with a second cover for Essence, campaigns for Maybelline and Oil of Olay, and fashion editorials for Vogue and Vanity Fair. Bailey branched out into acting, appearing in two episodes of The Cosby Show, as well as commercials for Macy’s, Levi’s, and Mercedes Benz. In 2008, Bailey joined the second season of the hit Bravo reality show The Real Housewives of Atlanta and has been a series regular ever since. While starring in the Real Housewives of Atlanta, Bailey opened a fashion and modeling school, The Bailey Agency. Bailey states her greatest career accomplishment was being photographed for Vanity Fair by Annie Leibovitz alongside Beverly Johnson, Iman, Tyra Banks, and Naomi Campbell.
Bailey reportedly earned a salary of $300,000 in 2013 and 2014 for starring in the Real Housewives of Atlanta. Bailey’s total net worth is estimated to be $500,000.
Kenya Moore is an American actress, model, producer and author. Moore was born on January 24, 1971 in Detroit, Michigan.
Kenya Moore began her career as a model and was crowned Miss Michigan USA and Miss USA in 1993. She went on to serve as the United States’ contestant in the 1993 Miss Universe pageant and finished in fifth place. After her success in these pageants, Moore acted in numerous TV shows, including Smart Guy, Martin, The Jamie Foxx Show, The Steve Harvey Show, The Parkers, Girlfriends and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and she also appeared in music videos for artists such as Nas, Tupac and Jermain Dupri. She has also worked in film, appearing in movies such as 1995’s Waiting to Exhale, 2003’s Deliver Us from Eva and 2007’s I Know Who Killed Me and starting her own production company, Moore Vision Media. Moore is best known for her role on the Bravo reality television series The Real Housewives of Atlanta and also starred in the seventh season of The Celebrity Apprentice.
Having successfully parlayed her modeling career into a lucrative business, Kenya Moore has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
NeNe Leakes is a reality star, actress, author, producer, and fashion designer. Her birth name is Linnethia Monique Johnson. She was born in Queens, New York on December 13, 1967. She resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband Gregg Leakes. She has 2 children.
NeNe Leakes shot to fame on the Real Housewives of Atlanta. The reality show closely follows the ups and downs of several women living in Atlanta, Georgia. She also appeared in a show that followed her remarriage to estranged husband Gregg Leakes. She is credited with several television appearances on popular network shows like Glee, The New Normal, Celebrity Apprentice, and Dancing With The Stars. Leakes has also starred on Broadway in Cinderella. Her other talents include designing a fashion line that she promotes on the Home Shopping Network (HSN).
The salaries for the Real Housewives of Atlanta on BRAVO was revealed to the public sometime during the sixth season. Most make a rather good salary. A few make an outstanding salary. At that time, NeNe Leakes was top dog on the show. She made $800,000 per season. Of course, she makes more for outrageous acts on the show that draw a lot of attention and controversy. Currently, Leakes is earning about $1 million per season on the show. Her estimated net-worth is 12 million dollars.
Born on May 17, 1976, Kandi Leniece Burruss grew up in the town of College Park, Georgia. Daughter of Titus Burruss Jr. and Joyce Jones, she also had an older brother by the name of Patrick Riley. In 1991 Riley’s tragic death resulted from injuries sustained in a car crash; in 2002 she honored the death of her brother by naming her one and only daughter Riley while in a relationship with Russell Spencer, creator of the record label Block Entertainment. In 2013 she married Todd Tucker, a former line producer for The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Burruss made a great deal of her money being a member of Exscape, an R&B quartet famous for writing and performing a half-dozen Billboard Hot 100 hit songs during the 1990s, thus earning literally millions. She also wrote songs for a number of renowned artists, including Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Usher, and Whitney Houston. In addition, she earned herself a Grammy in 1999 for writing the TLC hit song, No Scrubs.
Since the turn of the twenty-first century Burruss has been a busy woman; aside from her contracted songwriting talents for various artists, her solo career produced a number of money-makers, and in 2011 her hit song I Need reached number 89 on the Billboard Hot R&B chart; shortly thereafter, she formed her own record label, Kandi Koated Entertainment.
After achieving all of these accolades, joining the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2009 has also paid off; her current earnings for the show come in at an estimated $450,000 per season. As it stands, Kandi Burruss’ net worth stands at $35 million and counting.
Phaedra Parks is an American entertainment attorney and reality television personality. Parks was born on October 25, 1971 in Athens, Georgia. She has two children, Ayden Nida and Dylan Nida, with her estranged husband Apollo Nida.
Parks has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan College and also earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia. She is currently the Manager Partner of her own law firm, The Parks Group P.C., which specializes in working with those in the entertainment and athletic industry. Parks also has a published book, Secrets of a Southern Belle, two fitness videos and a Mortuary Science degree. She has also made a strong commitment to philanthropy and serving the community. Parks currently stars in the Bravo reality television series The Real Housewives of Atlanta and is most known on the show for dealing with her husband’s on-going legal trouble. Phaedra has recently confirmed plans to divorce from Apollo Nida, after being unable to keep their marriage afloat while he serves time in prison.
Already an esteemed businesswoman in her region, Phaedra’s role on The Real Housewives of Atlanta has only added to her wealth. Her net worth is estimated at $2 million.
Porsha Williams is a television personality and singer that was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 22, 1981. Porsha Williams married retired football player Kordell Stewart in May 2011, but they would get divorced less than two years later in March 2013. The couple did not have any children together.
Porsha Williams had dreams of becoming a model after graduating high school. While she would appear in several music videos, she would never get significant work as a model. Williams started running a daycare service at the age of 24. After dating professional football player Kordell Stewart for several years, their wedding would be featured on the television show “Platinum Weddings.” The appearance on “Platinum Weddings” would help Porsha Williams become a regular cast member on the reality television show “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” in 2012. She would appear as a main cast member on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” for two seasons before becoming a part-time member of the show in 2014. Porsha Williams started working for “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” on Atlanta radio in 2014. Portions of the radio broadcast is featured on the television show “Dish Nation.” Williams would also attempt to start a music career in 2014 when she released her first single called “Flatline.”
Porsha Williams has an estimated net worth of approximately $500,000, which was almost exclusively earned through television appearances. Porsha Williams’ main source of salary in 2013 and 2014 was the reality television show “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” but her exact salary for the show is not known.