What is John Kolaj's net worth? John Kolaj's net worth is $50 million dollars. John Kolaj is part of the family that founded the very successful restaurant chain, Famous Famiglia Pizzeria in the mid-80s in New York. Their one location has since grown to 142 restaurants around the world, and has made the Kolaj family multi-millionaires. He currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. While usually behind-the-scenes, he has recently received a great deal of scrutiny, as he is dating "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast member, NeNe Leakes, who split from her husband George Leakes, during the first season of the show. After appearing on "Celebrity Apprentice", she decided to focus on building a business career, and has since launched her own line of wine, is developing a nightclub chain, and opened a Famous Famiglia Pizzeria in the Sacramento International Airport. Mr. Kolaj and Ms. Leakes began to go public about their relationship in the fall of 2011.