Kenya Moore Net Worth: $800 Thousand (approx.)
|Net Worth:||$800 Thousand (approx.)|
|Date of Birth:||Jan 24, 1971|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Film Producer, Model, Author|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Kenya Moore net worth is around $800,000. Kenya Moore is well known for being a cast member on the reality show The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Kenya Moore Financial Problems:
The main evidence of Kenya’s troubles happened in June 2013 when she was evicted from her $4000 per month Roswell, Georgia mansion. Kenya apparently failed to pay the rent for several months.
Kenya Moore Biography:
|Born||Kenya Summer Moore|
January 24, 1971 (age 51)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
|Other names||Kenya Moore Daly|
|Education||Wayne State University (BS)|
|Occupation||Actress, model, producer, author, television personality, entrepreneur|
|Spouse(s)||Marc Daly(m. 2017; div. 2021)|
|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Title||Miss USA 1993, Miss Michigan USA 1993|
|Miss Michigan USA 1993|
Miss USA 1993
Miss Universe 1993
Kenya Moore was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 24, 1971. Her parents, Patricia Moore and Ronald Grant, were teenagers when she was born.
After her birth mother abandoned her at three days old, she was raised by her father’s grandmother, Doris Grant, and her aunt. Kenya has never spoken to her mother or her father.
Moore started modeling at age 15 and was the January 1992 cover girl for the Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Company’s Ebony Man magazine. She also was a model for the Ebony Fashion Fair cosmetic line.
After graduating from Cass Technical High School in 1989, Moore attended Wayne State University, where she majored in psychology and minored in communication. In the early ’90s, she began competing in beauty pageants.
In 1993 Kenya won the Miss Michigan USA pageant when she was 22. She then competed in both the Miss USA pageant and the Miss Universe pageant. She was the second African American woman to win Miss USA. She placed fifth at Miss Universe, but her placement was overshadowed by the number of audience members who booed when she was announced.
Kenya Moore Acting Career:
Kenya started her pageant career into a successful television career, guest-starring on shows like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Martin, Sparks, Living Single, The Steve Harvey Show, and The Parent ‘Hood, among others.
She has also appeared in small roles in many films: 1995’s Waiting to Exhale, Deliver Us from Eva, Cloud 9, I Know Who Killed Me, and many others. Moore also appeared in music videos for Jermaine Dupri, Nas, Shai, and Tupa in the 1990s.
Kenya Moore other Ventures:
Kenya has been producing and directing since 2007 and lshe aunched her own company, Moore Vision Media in 2008. So far, her company has produced one feature, an erotic thriller entitled The Confidant, from 2010.
Kenya is also credited as a producer/director of the film Trapped; Haitian Nights. She took over production and completed the film after the project lost its director. She also appeared in the film.
Moore published her book, Game, Get Some! In 2007. She also launched a hair care product brand in 2014. She has also released a DVD workout called Kenya Moore Booty Camp.
Kenya Moore Reality TV Career:
In May 2012, Kenya Moore confirmed that she would be joining the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She replaced long-term cast member Sheree Whitfield.
On The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Kenya has often been at the center of the drama and controversy. Fellow cast members never know what to expect from her, and are often at odds with her for her actions and remarks.
Apart from her work on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Kenya was also a contestant on the 2015 installment of Celebrity Apprentice where she continued to run into problems, most notably with Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member, Brandi Glanville.
Kenya Moore Husband:
Kenya married businessman and restaurant owner Marc Daly in June 2017. They announced in April 2018 they were expecting their first child, and Moore gave birth to daughter Brooklyn Doris Daly on November 4, 2018.
Moore says their daughter is named after the location she met her husband Marc in, Brooklyn (obviously), and Doris is after her late grandmother.
Kenya and Marc Daly split up in early 2020. She opened up about the split in the March 9, 2020 episode of Real Housewives, claiming she had found “sexting” messages on Marc’s phone from his ex.
Kenya Moore Interesting facts:
She Allegedly Went Under the Knife
Moore made history in 1993 as the first Black Miss USA, has denied rumors she had her breasts done. According to her, they’re au natural.
“They get bigger as I’m aging,” she told “Watch What Happens Live!” host Andy Cohen. “If I gain, like, two pounds, it’s going to my boobs. It’s crazy. I’m, like, going up in a bra size lately.”
Keny Was In an Abusive Relationship as a Teenager
In 2018, Moore opened up about being a victim of dating violence when she was a young teen, mentioning that the toxic relationship nearly cost her her life.
“When I was 16 years old, I dated someone who was 11 years my senior,” she explained in an episode of RHOA. “It turned out to be a very physically abusive relationship to the point where I was stabbed, nearly killing me.”
Heads Her Own Production Company
Kenya is more than just a pretty face; she’s a business owner as well. In 2008, she launched her own production company Moore Vision Media. The company is behind erotic thriller “The Confidant” and “Trapped: Haitian Nights.”