Raise your hand if your Sunday nights usually consist of sitting on your couch and waiting to see the drama that occurs on ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta.’ Season 12 of the RHOA is back on Bravo Network but this time, we’re going to talk about the former RHOA cast member Phaedra Parks.
Phaedra may not be holding a peach on Real Housewives of Atlanta, but fans of the show have been wondering, what she up to, after she left the show? What happened on the show which got her vanished from the reality show? Where is she now and What is her current relationship status? To get the answers, read the whole column on Phaedra.
Why Is Phaedra Parks Famous?
The multi-faceted Phaedra is a famous American TV personality, social activist, lawyer, and motivational speaker. Phaedra grabbed the attention for becoming one of the real housewives of the hit series ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta.’
This personality fired from the show after she started making false allegations about her cast-mate Kandi Burruss.
Phaedra Parks Early Life & Education
Phaedra was born on 26th October 1973 in Athens, Georgia and is currently 46 years old. Her father, Henry Parks, was a Pastor and raised in a conservative Christian environment. She belongs to the Afro-American ethnic background and is a proud American.
Parks earned a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan College, Athens. Later she joined the University of Georgia, where she studied law and earned Juris Doctorate. Moreover, she enrolled at Jefferson State College to get a degree in mortuary sciences.
Phaedra Parks Career- Real Housewives of Atlanta
After graduating from the Law School, Phaedra started an Atlanta-based law firmed, ‘The Parks Group,’ where she served as a managing director.
Also, Parks worked as the president of the Gate Bar association and has been on the advisory board of the American Bar Association. Similarly, Phaedra Parks worked as a legal analyst for many media like CNN, FOX, NBC, and Entertainment Tonight.
Parks joined the RHOA as a main cast member for season 3 along with Cynthia Bailey in 2010. During her first season, she was pregnant with her first child and talked with her then-husband Apollo Nida over parenting opinions, and later in the season, she gave birth.
The reality star appeared on the show until season 9. During season 9 her, she revealed a shocking topic to a fellow castmate Porsha Williams and said Kandi Burruss and her husband, Todd Tucker were planning to drug her and take advantage of her sexually.
Kandi on hearing that immediately denied the allegations and soon revealed that Parks was the one who spread those rumors. Both Porsha and Kandi broke down in tears and went out of the studio after the incident. Later, Parks apologized for her actions.
Caption:- Phaedra Parks in People TV Show
After that, the show’s producers didn’t renew her contract for the next season and also claimed the show could run without her.
How Much Is Phaedra Parks’ Net Worth?
Parks is a successful lawyer and TV personality. She is involved in various fields and earns a huge net worth. Her main sources of income come is from her profession and TV shows.
As of now, Phaedra Parks’s net worth is reportedly around $3 million. Additionally, she earns around $300,000 as a managing partner of the Parks Group PC.
Additionally, she is also a social activist, a tireless advocate for African-American rights. Through her non-profit organization, ‘Phaedra Foundation,’ she works with communities nationwide on the importance of the positive male role model in the lives of black boys.
Furthermore, the former RHOA star Parks is the author of the bestselling
You can also get her book on Amazon at $15.
Phaedra Parks House
Park is living a lavish lifestyle with her kids in a Buckhead based mansion that she bought back in 2016 for $1.9 million.
The 9,000 square foot mansion consists of ten-bathroom and six-bedroom. Moreover, she listed her Atlanta’s Chastain Park house for sale listing it at $1.5 million in the summer of 2018. Later she listed the home for a discount price of $950,000.
However, she again listed the house for $1.2 million but in the spring, she again updated the price lowering exactly a hundred thousand dollars at $1.1 million.
Phaedra Parks’s Ex-Husband, Apollo Nida
Phaedra Parks has an on-and-off relationship with her former husband, Apollo Nida. Her relationship with her ex-husband was a hot topic during the show.
According to her, Phaedra met Apollo back in 1995 after she flagged down her car on the highway in Atlanta. In the early 2000s, her then-husband served in jail for six years in connection with a car theft scheme. After his release, they continued their relationship, and eventually, the couple started a family and got married.
After 5 years of their marriage, the former RHOA star filed for divorce from Apollo in October 2014 after her ex-husband was sentenced to eight years in jail for fraud and identity theft.
Reportedly, the divorced was finalized in July 2017 and she received the custody of her kids. Apollo Nida, however, gets to call his children from prison.
Phaedra Parks Found Love Again! Who Is Her Boyfriend?
Phaedra Parks once again has a smile on her face. Parks shared a photo on her official Instagram with a new guy, confirming the rumors about his identity.
The former RHOA cast is dating an actor and businessman, Medina Islam, for most of this year. Parks and Islam met through a dating app, Raya, and then they took things slow in the starting by chatting online before getting together in person.
Additionally, Parks told Daily Mail, Median Islam is a great father and is also a role model for her sons. Parks’ boyfriend Islam is ten years her junior, and to make their love story more complicated they live on two different coasts.
The RHOA cast also stated on her blog about her relationship. In the upcoming year, the couple will be featured together in a new reality show, “Marriage Boot Camp.”
Phaedra Parks Is The Mother of Two Children
The RHOA alum has been busy raising her two children from her previous marriage; Dylan Nida, five and Ayden Nida, 7. She usually posts a lot of pictures with her two sons on Instagram.
Phaedra and ex-husband, Nida, share the joint custody of their kids while she has their primary physical custody.
– How old Is Phaedra Parks?
Phaedra Parks is 46 years old.
– Whi Is Phaedra Parks’ Ex-Husband?
Phaedra Parks was married to Apollo Nida from 2009 to 2017.
-How Tall Is Phaedra Parks?
Phaedra Parks stands 5 feet tall.
– What Is Phaedra Parks’ Net worth?
Parks’ net worth is $3 million in 2019.
– Who Is Phaedra Parks’ Boyfriend?
Phaedra Parks is in a relationship with actor and businessman Median Islam.
Phaedra Parks Quick Summary
|Birth Date||October 26, 1973|
|Birth Place||Athens, Georgia, United States|
|Profession||TV Personality, Author, Lawyer|
|Net Worth||$3 million|