Last Updated on December 24, 2022 by Hooria Batool
Kenya Moore (Net worth: $800,000)
Kenya Moore has an estimated net worth of $800,000 and earns a reasonable sum from her professions, she is still active in acting and modeling, and we can expect to see more of her in the future.
On January 24, 1971, Kenya Moore was born in Detroit, Michigan. She is an American Television Personality and Fashion Model; she worked as a celebrity news correspondent with “Extra” television show in 2009. She is known for participating in popular shows like “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” (RHOA), “Celebrity Apprentice,” and “Dancing with the Stars (DWTS),” among various others.
During her childhood, Kenya was very interested in academics and loved learning about music, dance, foreign languages, cooking, etc.; she even wanted to become a commodities broker because she loved the challenging business world. She attended many public and private schools in Detroit, but her last school was Pershing High School, from where she graduated in 1989.
Kenya Moore’s parents are Linwood Moore III, a construction business specializing in warehouse and commercial office space, and Maisel Moore’s wife.
After graduating from high school, Kenya studied economics at the University of Michigan but left college after two years because she wanted to model instead. To build a modeling portfolio, she moved to New York in 1993.
In 1997, Kenya appeared on the cover of Essence magazine and was even named as one of “Essence’s 20 Beautiful Women in America”. During this time, Keny met her boyfriend Walter at a party in Atlanta; they married in 1999 and have a son together.
After breaking up with Walter, Kenya started dating a man named James and ultimately married him; she has two children from her second marriage. Later on, due to many differences between the couple, they both got divorced in 2011.
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In 2013, Kenya began dating Matt Jordan, who is now her boyfriend.
Kenya was previously known for appearing on a popular reality show titled “The Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA).” Still, now she is familiar to people for participating in various other shows like The Celebrity Apprentice (2015), Dancing With The Stars (2014), etc. She also hosts “Million Dollar Listing” alongside Fredrik Eklund and Luis D. Ortiz. Kenya has also worked in movies like “What’s the T” (2008).
Reality TV Career:
1. The Real Housewives Of Atlanta (RHOA):
This is one of the most popular reality shows; it first aired on October 7, 2008, and its eighth season is still going on! It is produced by True Entertainment, which airs this show on Bravo Television Network; it features six women who live their lives lavishly and shows all the conflicts they face within themselves and with other cast members.
2. Million Dollar Listing New York (MDBNY):
This is also an American reality show which premiered on March 7, 2012; it is produced by World of Wonder for the Bravo network. This show features two real estate agents trying to sell expensive properties to their wealthy clients.
3. The Real Housewives Of auckland (RHOAKL):
This show began airing in New Zealand on July 28, 2016. The show follows six ‘housewives’ as they try to balance life and become successful simultaneously. Kenya Moore is one of those housewives.
5. Celebrity apprentice: All stars (2015):
Kenya was the third season winner of this reality game show which was aired on NBC television. In this show, celebrities competed and won big money for a charity organization. For winning Celebrity apprentice 2015, Kenya was awarded $250,000.
6. Dancing With The Stars (DWTS):
This is also an American dance competition show featuring celebrity contestants who try to dance with professional dancers! Kenya appeared on the fourth edition of this show in 2014 and was eliminated after four weeks of participation. 7 All-Star Celebrity Apprentice: This is another reality game show aired on NBC television every year; only celebrities are selected for this show. Kenya appeared on its seventh season, from March 10 to May 19, 2015. Kenya received a $175,000 donation in the Sallie Mae fund for children’s education for winning this game.
Real Housewives Of Auckland: As mentioned earlier, this New Zealand version of RHOA was aired on July 28, 2016. The show includes six housewives who live their lavish lives and face various issues with each other and are shown dealing with them in the best way possible.
9. Celebrity big brother the UK:
Kenya Moore appeared on “Celebrity Big Brother” UK, an English reality game show; she entered the house on January 21, 2018, to participate in it. This is one of the most popular shows in this country; it features celebrity contestants who live under the same roof while avoiding being evicted by public voting through different tasks assigned to them.
Problems with finances
Kenya’s financial situation has been the subject of numerous rumors. Discussions and even jokes have been made about the topic of RHOA. During the summer of 2013, Kenya was evicted from her $4000 per month Roswell, Georgia mansion. The rent was paid for only a few months by Kenya. The former landlord of Kenya believes that Conya Dillon Weems is a vindictive, cold-hearted, evil individual.