NeNe Leakes net worth: NeNe Leakes is a reality television personality, actress and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $12 million. Prior to leaving the show in 2015, NeNe Leakes' earned a salary of $1 million per season of the Real Housewives of Atlanta which makes her the highest paid Housewife on all of Bravo. NeNe Leakes gained national fame from her role on Housewives, as well as her time as a contestant on Donald Trump's The Celebrity Apprentice. During the tenth episode of Apprentice, NeNe decided she'd had enough, and walked off the show. There was a lot of tension between NeNe and Star Jones, which may have contributed to her decision to leave. NeNe was playing for the charity which she founded, The Twisted Hearts Foundation, which focuses on domestic violence issues for women.
NeNe Leakes has made guest appearances on many television shows, such as, The Bonnie Hunt Show, VH1 Divas Live 2009, The Ellen Degeneres Show, and Rachael Ray. She has also been a guest on the Brian McKnight Show and Jimmie Kimmel Live. She was scheduled to do the Good Day New York show, but when she found out it aired on Fox, she changed her mind. NeNe has a book out, entitled "Never Make the Same Mistake Twice: Lessons on Love and Life Learned the Hard Way," which was penned by NeNe, with a little help from Denene Millner. In this autobiography, NeNe tells of her problems from childhood to present day, including getting involved in a violent relationship, the hardships of being a single mom, her road to recovering her life, and there's even a few words about the cast members on Real Housewives, as well as some of NeNe experiences on the show.
NeNe Leakes was born in Queens, New York and had a middle class upbringing, as a child. At sixteen, she began modeling, and continued to do so all through high school, and college. She also started going on several auditions for commercials and movie roles. NeNe has two boys, Brentt, who is twelve, and Brice, 21. NeNe's husband, Gregg Leakes, is a real estate investor and has five children from a previous relationship: Twins, Damien and Daryl, 34, Katrina, 27, Dexter 25, and Denton, 21. In season three, NeNe made the decision to file for divorce. The show followed the couple in subsequent seasons, and in front of the cameras, the pair eventually rekindled their romance and got re-married. Their relationship is now as strong as ever.
In 2015, Leakes announced that she was leaving The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Through exposure on the show, she has made quite a career for herself, and she remains grateful to the network for the opportunities she has been granted because of the show.