- Name: NeNe Leakes
- Age: 49 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Reality Star
- Net Worth: US $12 Million
- Status: Alive
NeNe Leakes is an American actress and reality star. She rose to prominence on the reality series, The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Her television credits include Glee, The New Normal and Fashion Police. Leakes was born Linnethia Monique Johnson on December 13, 1967 in Queens, New York. She grew up in Athens, Georgia. She has four siblings including brother, Anthony Thomas, and half sister, Kendle Kenya Sherman.
Leakes made her television debut in a 2004 episode of The Parkers. She had a bit role as a “stripper” in The Fighting Temptations (2003) starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Beyonce. Her scenes never made the final cut. Leakes was added to the main cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2008. The show premiered on Bravo on October 7, 2008. A total of 9 seasons have been completed as of 2017.
Leakes was a contestant on ‘The Celebrity Apprentice 4′ in 2011. She held a recurring role as “Roz Washington” in the Fox comedy-drama series, Glee (2012-15). She starred as “Rocky Rhoades” on the NBC sitcom, The New Normal (2012-13). Leakes became co-host of E!’s Fashion Police in 2013. She co-hosted New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly from 2015 to 2016. Leakes was a contestant on season 18 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. She’s also competed on game shows like Cupcake Wars, Celebrity Family Feud, Lip Sync Battle and MasterChef Celebrity Showdown. Her stage credits include Zumanity (2014), Cinderella (2014-15) and Chicago (2015).
Leakes founded the TV production company, NeNe Leakes Entertainment, in 2013. Her first notable production, I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding, premiered in September 2013. She was also the founder of the non-profit, Twisted Hearts Foundation. Leakes’ memoir, Never Make the Same Mistake Twice, was published in 2009. She launched the clothing line, The NeNe Leakes Collection, in July 2014. She was featured in the music video for Tamar Braxton‘s 2015 single “If I Don’t Have You”. She was also featured in the video game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.
NeNe Leakes is 5ft 10in tall and she’s of African-American ancestry. Her net worth is estimated at $12 million. She reportedly made $1 million per season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. NeNe was married to ‘Gregg Leakes’ from 1997 to 2011. The couple remarried on June 22, 2013. NeNe has two sons, Bryson and Brentt.
NeNe Leakes Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Linnethia Monique Johnson
- Birthday: December 13, 1967
- How Old : Age: 49 years old
- Place of Birth: Queens, New York, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Actress, Reality Star, Fashion Designer, Author
- Years Active: 2003-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $12 Million
- Marriage(s): Gregg Leakes
- Death-O-Meter: Alive