Kandi Burruss is a popular reality TV sensation, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. She is widely recognized for starring in the Bravo reality TV show, The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Burruss initially gained media attention when she was in the American female R&B vocal group, Xscape. Scroll down to know more of the talented Kandi Burruss through the following biography, which talks about her husband, daughter, kids, and her biography.

Famous For (RHOA Cast)

Kandi Burruss replaced DeShawn Snow in the second season of reality TV series, The real housewives of Atlanta in 2009. Besides being the prominent cast member of RHOA, she appeared in a spin-off of the series, which includes Kandi’s Ski Trip, The Kandi Factory, Kandi Wedding, and more.

Image of Caption: The Real Housewives of Atlanta Star Kandi Burruss
Caption: The Real Housewives of Atlanta Star Kandi Burruss

Career, Early Life

Her birth name is Kandi Lenice Burruss. She was born on 17 May 1976 in the College Park, Georgia, United States of America. She received her high school education from the Tri-Cities High School in East Point, Georgia.

At just the tender age of 15, she made her presence felt on the BET talk show series, Teen Summit. As part of Xscape, Kandi achieved great success and recognition through her hit tracks and albums. The girl group debut album, Hummin Comin released on 12 October 1993, reached number 17 in the US Billboard 200 and achieved no three positions on the Top R & B Albums Chart.

Image of Caption: Kandi Burruss and her band members of Xscape.
Caption: Kandi Burruss and her band members of Xscape.

Their album also got certified platinum. Later she went to become the first woman to get the ASCAP Songwriter of the year in 2000. Furthermore, Kandi Burrus has collaborated with several famous music artists such as Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, and many more. Above all, In 2000, she has also won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for her writing on the TLC popular song entitled No Scrubs.

Similarly, she has also made a short appearance in American TV series like Let’s Stay Together, Chef Roble & Co, Single Ladies, etc. In early 2019, Kandi was also the houseguest in the second season of the American version of reality TV spin-off series, Celebrity Big Brother.

What is Kandi Burruss Net Worth?

Kandi Burruss has earned a colossal wealth from her professional career as a reality TV series and sales of her album. Her net worth is $38 million.

Likewise, her other source of income also comes from her sex toy company, known as Bedroom Kaldi. Similarly, she, alongside her four friends, has launched Ustream web series, Kandi Koated Nights, in 2018. The show focuses on sex and relationship. From such a show, undoubtedly, she must earn significant revenue.

Kandi Burruss married life, husband, children – personal life

Moving towards her personal life, she is a happily married woman. She married her longtime boyfriend, Todd Tucker, on 4 April 2014. The couple began dating back when Kandi was filming the fourth season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Image of Caption: Kandi Burruss alongside her husband, Todd Tucker.
Caption: Kandi Burruss alongside her husband, Todd Tucker.

Through her Twitter account, Kandi Burruss announced that she is engaged with Todd Tucker. Tucker has been a former line producer for the reality TV show, The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Before her marriage, she has been involved in a romantic relationship with Russell Spencer record label artist of Block Entertainment.

Similarly, Kandi started her relationship with Ashley Jewell in 2008, and after dating for several months, the duo became officially engaged in January 2009. But unfortunately for Kandi Burrus, her boyfriend died after sustaining severe head injuries in a vicious brawl.

Mentioning Kandi Buruss children. She gave birth to her first child, daughter, Riley Burruss, from his union with Russell Spencer. From her marital relationship with Todd Tucker, she gave birth to her son, Ace Trucker. Furthermore, she is also the stepmother to Todd Tucker’s daughter, Kaela Tucker, through his previous relationship.

Likewise, Kandi is also planing to surrogate their third child. Additionally, she has also shared that her husband, Todd had further plans to expand their family through surrogacy during the RHOA Season 11 reunion. Moreover, she said the couple would be transferring the remaining female embryos from IVF to their surrogate child.

Kandi Burruss kids: Daughter Riley Burruss, son Ace Wells Tucker

Kandi Burruss is the mother of her two kids. Her first child, daughter, Riley Burruss, was born on August 22, 2002, from Kandi’s relationship with Russell Spencer. Kandi gave her darling daughter an expensive Porsche car on her 16th birthday.

Image of Caption: Kandi Burruss with her son, Ace Wells Tucker
Caption: Kandi Burruss with her son, Ace Wells Tucker

Later on, she went to give birth to her second child, Ace Wells Trucker, born on 6 January 2016 from her union with her husband, Todd Tucker, after announcing she was pregnant in the summer of 2015.

Kandi Burruss parents, aunts

Kandi Burruss is the daughter of Joyce Jones and Reverend Titus Burruss Jr. Besides her, she also has a sibling brother, Patrick Riley, who lost his life at the tender age of 22 as the result of the car accident. Through her mother, Joyce Jones, her aunts are Nora Jones and Bertha Jones.

Q/A Section

– How old is Kandi Burruss?

As of 2019, the multi-talented Kandi Burruss’s current age is 43.

– Is Kandi Burruss married?

Yes, the multi-talented Kandi Burruss is married. She married Todd Tucker on 4 April 2014.

– How old is Kandi Burruss’s husband?

There is no information about the actual age of Kandi Burrus’s husband, Todd Tucker. But it is assumed that he is in his forties.

– What is Kandi Burruss worth?

Kandi Burrus’s net worth is at $38 million.

– How did Todd Tucker and Kandi meet?

Todd Tucker and Kandi Burruss first met when Todd was working as line producer for the Bravo reality TV series, The Real Housewives of Atlanta. The duo has been dating since 2011 while filming for the fourth season.

– Who are Kandi Burruss’s kids?

Kandi Burrus is the mother of two kids and a stepmother to Todd Tucker’s daughter, Kaela Tucker. From Kandi’s relationship with her ex-boyfriend, Russell Block Spencer, he has a daughter, Riley Burruss.

With her union with her beloved spouse, Todd Tucker, she is the mother of Ace Tucker, born on January 6, 2016. Furthermore, Kandi Burruss and Todd are hoping to expand their family as the news has surfaced in the media that she is expecting their third child through surrogacy.

Kandi Burruss Hit Songs With Blaque

Kandi Burruss is known for writing the song lyrics for the song The 808 Remix for the Group.

What band was Kandi Burruss in?

Kandi Burruss was previously the band member of the American female R &B vocal group Xscape.


Caption: Kandi Burruss and Porsha Williams Walk-Off in Tears

Kandi Burruss Facts

Full Name Kandi Lenice Burruss-Tucker
Age 43
Profession Reality TV star,actress,businesswoman,singer,songwriter
TV Shows  Real Housewives of Atlanta
Movies N/A
Marital Status Married
Husband Todd Tucker(m 2014)
Children Ace Tucker, Riley Burruss


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