If you have watched the Bravo’s reality show ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta,’ then you probably are familiar with NeNe Leakes. NeNe is one of the well-known housewives of the RHOA and the show’s original cast members.

She was a regular cast member from seasons 1 to 7, but later, she took a break to focused on acting and then came back in season 9. How much money did she make per episode? What’s her net worth? Is she married? Let’s check the answers here!

NeNe Leakes Fame

NeNe is a popular TV personality who appeared as the main cast of RHOA back in 2009. She also has appeared in other famous shows such as Glee, Let’s Stay Together, and The New Normal.

Image of Caption: Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member
Caption: Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member

Early Life & Career

NeNe was born on 13 December 1976 in Queen, New York City, New York, to African parents. She is one of five children. Later she and one of her brothers sent to live with her aunt in Athens because her mother couldn’t take off all of them.

Leakes graduated from Clarke Central High School in Athens. Then she studied at Morris Brown College in Atlanta for two years.

Do you know how she gets onto the television and rose to fame? Well, if you don’t know, then here, we are to let you know.

Image of Caption: Real Housewives of Atlanta star, NeNe Leakes
Caption: NeNe Leakes on her black outfit.

To date, Leakes has done multiple shows before making it big through her role in the reality series ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta.’ Through the show, she reached a height. Leakes had a small part in an episode of the series ‘The Parkers.’

Other than that, she also appeared in an episode of the reality game show ‘The Celebrity Apprentice 4 in 2008. From 2012 to 2015, NeNe played the role of Roz Washington in a musical drama series ‘Glee’ for thirteen episodes.

Apart from that, she has starred in two movies; The Fighting Temptations and Uncle Drew. As well as, the RHOA star competed on ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ Aside, NeNe appeared in The Ambassador Theatre’s Chicago and also co-hosted ‘New Year’s Eve’ along with Carson Daly.

What Is NeNe Leakes’ Net Worth?

The TV personality has appeared on multiple tv shows and movies as well. But how much she makes from RHOA?

Now, the RHOA star NeNe is making $2.85 million in Season 12. As per sources, her salary increase after she fought with one of the RHOA’s producers during a party at her home. In the last season, Leakes’s salary is $1,00,000.

Additionally, NeNe Leakes’s net worth in 2020 is $14 million. In addition to her career, making plenty of cash on Real Housewives, NeNe also an entrepreneur. The Glee actress founded a television production company named ‘NeNe Leakes Entertainment’ in 2013 and has produced spin-off series ‘Dream of NeNe: The Wedding’ alongside True Entertainment.

Furthermore, the actress featured in several music videos. She appeared in Tamar Braxton’s music video, “If I Don’t Have You.”

Other Ventures

Leakes launched her fashion line called ‘Nene Leakes Collection’ in 2014. But the entires line sold out just in few days.

Moreover, she announced a comedy tour in 2016 that toured across the USA that was filled with sold-out shows. However, we can assume that most of her income comes from the reality show, RHOA. Aside, she makes a good fortune from the book she published as well as a fashion designer.

NeNe Leakes Married Life, Husband, Children – Personal Life

When it comes to your favorite celebrity’s personal life, fans get curious to know about their affairs, breakups, and marriage, which is one of the most exciting topics.

Twenty years ago, NeNe was married to her husband, Gregg Leakes. They married in 1997 after dating for several years. However, she never talked about her dating and married life on the camera.

But her co-star, Kandi Burruss, disclosed how NeNe met her husband. According to Kandi, NeNe met Gregg at a strip club and hit it off. The two decided to took their relationship to the next level and officially became husband and wife.

Image of Caption: NeNe and Gregg remarried in 2013
Caption: NeNe and Gregg remarried in 2013

Things got rocky with her husband, and finally, the couple divorced in 2010. Hence, this is not the end of her marriage. After living separated for years, the ex-couple reconciled and ended up getting remarried in the year 2013.

NeNe Leakes’s Husband Diagnosed with Cancer.

NeNe’s husband is a self-made real estate investor, born on 18 August 1954 in Brooklyn, NY, and later moved to Atlanta. Gregg has no formal education degree to his name.

NeNe revealed during season 11 that her husband was battling with stage three colon cancer. The 63-year-old Gregg went public with his health battle back in June 2018. Gregg underwent a surgery ]to have his port removed.

In May 2019, NeNe shared an update about his health through her Instagram page by posting pictures of her husband. She wrote,

“We are overjoyed to say, we saw the doctors for the results of Gregg’s Pet Scan he took last week!”

Image of Caption: NeNe shared an update about his health through her Instagram page by posting pictures of her husband
Caption: NeNe shared an update about his health through her Instagram page by posting pictures of her husband

NeNe Leakes Children

NeNe Leakes has two children named Bryson Rashard Bryant and Brentt Leakes. Her oldest son, Bryson, was born from her previous relationship. According to Radar, NeNe’s troubled son Bryant was clicked with drug paraphernalia while a party with his friends in 2017.

Additionally, NeNe and Gregg have a son, Brentt, born on February 20, 1999, who turned 20 now. Brent appeared on the show when he was a shy nine years old in 2008. You can also see many of him with his mother on her Instagram profile.

Image of Caption: NeNe and Gregg's son, Brentt
Caption: NeNe and Gregg’s son, Brentt

Moreover. NeNe is a stepmom of Gregg’s five children born from different women. Gregg told Bravo that she loves his kids.

NeNe Leakes Parents, Aunts

NeNe has faced many ups and downs in her life. The RHOA star never disclosed the identity of her biological father. Her parents separated apart when she was a child and raised by her aunt. She had a very rough childhood and didn’t know why her mom chose her to leave. When it comes to her early life and family, NeNe turned utterly silent.

Caption: Nene Leakes Walks Out on Marlo Hampton & Kenya Moore Breaks Down Over Her Marriage


Q/A Section

-What is NeNe Leakes’ Real Name?

NeNe Leakes’s maiden name is Linnethia Monique Johnson.

– How old is NeNe Leakes?

NeNe Leakes’s age is 52 years old, as of 2020AD.

– Is NeNe Leakes Married?

Yes, NeNe is married to her husband, Gregg Leakes.

– How old is NeNe Leake’s husband?

NeNe Leakes’s husband is 63 years old.

– What is NeNe Leakes’s Net worth?

Leakes’s net worth is $14 million.

– Who is NeNe Leakes Children?

NeNe shared two children; Bryson and Brentt with her husband, Gregg.

Quick Summary

Full Name Linnethia Monique Johnson
Birth Date December 13, 1967
Age 51
Birth Place Queens, New York, U.S.
Profession Actress, TV Personality, Author, Television, Fashion Designer
Movies The Fighting Temptations, Uncle Drew
TV Shows Real Housewives of Atlanta
Marital Status Married
Spouse Gregg Leakes
Children Two


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