Real Housewives of Atlanta (BRAVO)
The Real Housewives of Atlanta is an American reality television series on Bravo.
The show premiered on October 7, 2008.
- The current housewives include: Nene Leakes, Kandi Burruss, Cyntha Bailey, Phaedra Parks, Kenya Moore and Porsha Williams.
- The former housewives include: Deshawn Snow, Lisa Wu-Hartwell, Shree Whitfield and Kim Zolciak
NeNe Leakes: has been with The Real Housewives of Atlanta since its inception. With her brassy, no-nonsense demeanor and “tell-it-like-it-is” attitude, the Duluth, GA resident has quickly become one of reality TV’s breakout stars. NeNe has parlayed her success into scripted television with a breakthrough recurring role on Fox’s hit show Glee and having starred in NBC’s The New Normal. Viewers of The Real Housewives of Atlanta have watched NeNe and her family transition through a happy marriage, a difficult divorce, and a romantic reconnection. NeNe is relishing being Gregg’s wife again and has returned to Atlanta after a year of living the glamorous life in Hollywood.
Occupation: Housewife, Actress
Phaedra Parks: is a celebrated entertainment attorney who lives in the prestigious Buckhead area with her husband Apollo Nida and their two sons toddler Ayden and baby Dylan. She is the Managing Partner of The Parks Group, P.C., an Atlanta-based boutique law firm that caters nationally to entertainers and athletes. An active member of the community and church, Phaedra, a self-proclaimed “Southern belle,” sits on numerous boards and is involved in multiple charities.
Occupation: Entertainment Attorney, Wife and Mother
Porsha Stewart: is a vivacious beauty with big dreams and the ambition to make them a reality. A true “Cornbread-fed Georgia Peach,” Porsha was born and raised into a prominent family in Atlanta and is the granddaughter of Civil rights leader and philanthropist, Rev. Hosea Williams. Porsha is embracing a new chapter in her life as a single lady, complete with a move into an exclusive country club community in the Atlanta area.
Occupation: Housewife and self-proclaimed “Georgia Peach”
Kandi Burruss: is a Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter who resides in Atlanta with her 11-year-old daughter, Riley and fiancé Todd Tucker. She is a former member of the platinum-selling music group Xscape and the recipient of a Grammy for her work on TLC’s mega-hit “No Scrubs.” Kandi juggles her busy life as a mom and hard-working career woman, while also finding time to let loose on the Atlanta social scene and mingle with members of the music industry elite. Viewers have watched Kandi and Todd’s relationship blossom from the beginning on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and now will get to watch the couple as they work to overcome family opposition, plan their dream wedding, and ultimately walk down the aisle to say “I do.”
Occupation: Housewife, Singer, Songwriter
Cynthia Bailey: Supermodel Cynthia resides in Atlanta with her 14-year-old daughter, Noelle, and husband, Peter. The Alabama-born beauty moved to New York City 25 years ago to pursue her dream of modeling. Her first booking was the cover of Essence, and that was only the beginning. From major fashion features to the runways of Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks, and from starring in a movie opposite Sandra Bernhardt to a guest role on The Cosby Show, Cynthia has had an enviable career.
Occupation: Housewife, Mother and Model
Kenya Moore: is the triple threat with beauty, brains and talent. She is a former Miss Kenya and is originally from Detroit, the former psychology major left Michigan with fierce drive and determination to build her own unique brand.
Occupation: Producer, Writer, Director