Nene Leakes Net Worth (April, 2023): Earnings, Age, Height, Biography

Nene Leakes Net Worth: $14 Million

Net Worth:$14 Million
Salary:$1 Million Per Season
Date of Birth:Dec 13, 1967
Gender:(54 years old)
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.778 m)
Profession:Actor, Film Producer, Television producer
Nationality:United States of America

Nene Leakes net worth is around $14 million. Nene Leakes is a reality television personality, actress, author, fashion designer, entrepreneur.

Nene Leakes Net Worth
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Nene is well known for appearances on the reality television series The Real Housewives of Atlanta as an original cast member and for her recurring character, Roz Washington, on the Fox comedy-drama series Glee.

How much is nene leakes net worth?:

Nene Leakes net worth is around $14 million. Prior to leaving the show in 2015, NeNe Leakes earned a salary of $1 million per season of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” That’s the highest per-episode salary earned by any Bravo housewife.

Nene Leakes net worth

How much Nene Leakes earns per season?:

Nene Leakes earned a salary of $1 million per season of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” That made her the highest-paid Housewife on all of Bravo.

Nene Leakes Net Worth

Nene Leakes House:

In 2015, Leakes paid $2.075 million for a 10,000 square-foot, 6-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom, mansion outside of Atlanta, Georgia. The property is located on a golf course that features a county club, restaurant, tennis courts, swimming pool, and other amenities. Nene put this home on the market in October 2021 for $4 million.

In January 2020, Leakes bought a second home in the city of Duluth, Georgia for $260,000. The new 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, 2,076 sq. ft. home is a 15-minute drive from her $2 million mansion located in an exclusive gated community.

Nene Leakes Biography:

BornLinnethia Monique Johnson
December 13, 1967 (age 54)
New York City, U.S.
EducationMorris Brown College (dropped out)
OccupationTelevision personality, actress, presenter, author, fashion designer
Years active1999–present
Spouse(s)Gregg Leakes​​(m. 1997; div. 2011)​
​​(m. 2013; died 2021)​

Linnethia Monique Johnson was born in Queens, New York on December 13, 1967. Nene is one of five children. Nene and one of her brothers were sent to live with an aunt in Athens, Georgia as her m0ther could not take care of all five children.

The other three siblings stayed in Queens with their mother. Nene started modeling when she was just 16 and continued it during high school and college. Nene graduated from Clarke Central High School in Athens. She attended Morris Brown College in Atlanta for two years.

Nene Leakes Biography
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Nene Leakes Career:

Leakes debuted on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” in 2008. She was on the show for 11 seasons. After the first season, she wrote her autobiography (with author Denene Millner) “Never Make The Same Mistake Twice.”  In the book, she wrote about her life from childhood to that point.

Nene’s time on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” brought her fame. In June 2015, Leakes announced that she was not returning to the popular Bravo show for the 8th season. She ended up being featured that season in a supporting role. Nene Leakes returned to the show in 2017 for its 10th season.

She also appeared on “The Celebrity Apprentice.” During the 10th episode of her season of  “The Apprentice,” Nene walked off the show. She had enough. That season there was a lot of drama and tension between her and fellow contestant Star Jones.

Nene Leakes Net Worth

Nene has appeared on a number of television shows, including “Ellen,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “VH1 Divas Live 2009,” and “The Bonnie Hunt Show.” Leakes also appeared on the NBC sitcom “The New Normal” and in the third season of “Glee.”

Nene has guest-hosted a number of shows, including. “Anderson Live” and “The Talk.”  She competed in the 18th season of “Dancing with the Stars” in 2014. She was paired with dancer Tony Dovolani and they were eliminated in the seventh week of the competition.

From April through December 2016,  Leakes toured the United States in her one-woman comedy tour called “So Nasty, So Rude,” which was named after one of her catchphrases.

Nene Leakes Husband:

Nene Leakes married Gregg Leakes in 1997. The couple has two sons, Brentt and Brice. Gregg Leakes died in September 2021 at the age of 66 from colon cancer. Gregg was a real estate investor. Gregg had 5 children from a previous relationship, twins Damien and Daryl, Katrina, Dexter, and Denton. In season 3 of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Nene Leakes made the decision to file for divorce.

Their divorce was final in 2011. The show followed the couple in subsequent seasons, and the pair eventually rekindled their romance in front of the cameras. Nene Leakes and Gregg Leakes reunited and announced that they were re-engaged in January 2013.

Nene Leakes and Gregg re-married on June 22, 2013, at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta. Bravo filmed their wedding planning and ceremony for a spin-off entitled “I Dream of Nene: The Wedding.”