Who is NeNe Leakes? Wiki, Age, Husband, Net Worth, Height, Ethnicity, Career

NeNe Leakes

Linnethia Monique Leakes, best known to her fans as NeNe Leakes, is a American television personality, actress, fashion designer, author, and presenter. She is most recognized for her role in the first season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:NeNe Leakes
Real Name/Full Name:Linnethia Monique Leakes
Age:62 years old
Birth Date:December 13, 1967
Birth Place:Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.
Height:1.78 m
Weight:67 kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Gregg Leakes (m. 1997-2011; m. 2013)
Children:Yes (Brentt Leakes and Bryson Rashard Bryant)
Profession:Television personality, actor, fashion designer, author and presenter
Net Worth in 2024:$12 million

NeNe Leakes Biography

NeNe Leakes was born on December 13, 1967, in Queens, New York, is one of five siblings who were sent to Athens, Georgia, with one of her brothers because her mother looked to be unable to care for so many children.

Her permanent address is in Duluth, Georgia. However, she rents a home in Hollywood Hills West, Los Angeles.

NeNe Leakes

NeNe Leakes’s Age, Height, Weight

NeNe Leakes was born on December 13, 1967, and He is 54 years old as of 2024. Her height is 1.78 m, and she weighs 67 kg.


Prior to her breakthrough role on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, NeNe featured in The Parkers and The Fighting Temptations.

In 2008, she made her television debut on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She and Denene Millner co-wrote the book Never Make the Same Mistake Twice shortly after her debut season. Leakes went on to appear on this TV show for seven seasons. She announced her departure from the cast of the eighth season in 2015. She did, however, have a supporting role in that season.

She also appeared on the NBC show The New Normal. In the third season of Glee, Leakes had a recurring role. NeNe debuted on Celebrity Apprentice in 2011. She left the show in the eleventh episode following an argument with one of her fellow candidates, Star Jones.

Leakes has also been on The Talk, Off Their Rockers, Anderson Live, and The Price Is Right. NeNe Leakes Entertainment, her production company, was founded in 2013. She appeared in the eighth season of the reality television show Dancing with the Stars in 2014. She collaborated with Tony Dovolani. In the seventh week of the tournament, the two were eliminated.

She also launched her own apparel line, Nene Leakes Collection, for the Home Shopping Network, which quickly sold out.

Leakes portrayed the Mistress of Sensuality in the Cirque du Soleil: Zumanity production in Las Vegas. She made her Broadway debut in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella the same year. For four weeks in 2015, she portrayed Matron “Mama” Morton in Chicago on Broadway. She and her husband were featured on MasterChef Celebrity Showdown in 2017.

Achievements and Awards

Nene has been nominated for many Real Housewives Awards categories.

  • She was nominated for OMG Moment, Best Quote, Biggest Reunion Shocker, and Most Stunning Interview Look in 2015.

NeNe Leakes’ Net Worth in 2024

NeNe Leakes’ net worth is $12 million as of February 2024. Her earnings come from various sources, including television and film performances, her own production business and clothing brand.

NeNe Leake is one of The Real Housewives of Atlanta’s highest-paid participants. She has captivated the public for seven seasons and exploited the character to make her own place in Hollywood. She has used her celebrity to explore many professional choices. She even had a one-woman comedy tour, with some shows selling out. She is gradually but steadily leaving her imprint.

NeNe Leakes Husband, Marriage

She filed for divorce from her spouse, George Leakes, in 2010. It was completed in 2011. However, they declared their reconciliation in 2013. Bryson and Brentt are her two sons. Bri’Asia Bryant, her granddaughter, was born in 2012.