Nene Leakes is an American television personality, actress, presenter, businesswoman, author, and fashion designer. She is most recognized for her appearance on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She also played a recurring character in Glee.

Who Is Nene Leakes?

Nene Leakes was born in Queens, New York City, on December 13, 1967. Her birth name is Nenen Johnson. nene is one of five kids of her parents.

Growing up, she was sent to live with her aunt in Athens, Georgia. She attended Clarke Central High School in Athens. She also enrolled at Morris Brown College but had to drop out two years later after she got pregnant.

What Is Nene Leakes Net Worth?

As of 2022, Nene Leakes has a net worth of $14 million. Nene earns from her television career and business ventures.

Leakes owns a clothing line, boutique, and lounge. She also has her own production house.


Nene began her career with roles in movies like The parkers and The Fighting Temptations before she met The producers of The Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2003.

She made her debut in The Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2008 as an original cast. She was a main character on the show for the first seven seasons. She played supporting roles in season eight but became a full cast again from the tenth to the twelfth season.

In 2020, Nene announced she will not be returning for the thirteenth season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She has since not been featured in any season again.

After RHOA, Nene began her onscreen career. She played roles in movies like The New Normal and Glee. She also appeared on the fourth season of Celebrity Apprentice in 2011 but stopped during the tenth episode.

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Nene Leakes salary

Nene is the highest-paid housewife on Bravo. She earned up to $1 million per season.

Why Did Nene Leakes Live The Real Housewives of Atlanta?

According to Nene Leakes’ lawyer, RHOA was a toxic work environment. Nene was known to have been exposed to a racist environment by some of her co-stars.

On April 21, it was reported that NeNe Leakes had filed a lawsuit against RHOA executive producer Andy Cohen and Bravo. According to sources, Andy and the media house tolerated the racist acts against Leakes.

Nene Leakes Family; Husband and Children

Nenen was married to Gregg Leakes. The couple first married in 1996 but divorced in 2011. they later re-married in 2013 after they got back together o the Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Greg was a real estate agent. He died from colon cancer in 221 at age 66.

The couple has two kids together. They have two sons, Brentt and Brice.


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