Reality TV Speaker NeNe Leakes is known as the outspoken social butterfly and reality TV star who lives in the Duluth area in Atlanta with her two sons and husband Gregg. She is perhaps best known for her role on the hit Bravo reality TV series, the Real Housewives of Atlanta where she stars alongside fellow housewives including Kandi Burruss and Kim Zolciak. In September of 2015, it was announced that NeNe had ended her run on Real Housewives of Atlanta and would begin starring in the BET original series Real Husbands of Hollywood. Her recent keynote speaking appearances include headlining the 2015 Chicago Ultimate Women’s Expo.
Reality TV Speaker NeNe Leakes is an advocate against domestic abuse, having experienced it first hand. She has since written a memoir titled Never Make The Same Mistake Twice in hopes that her story will reach those who have been under the same circumstances. Aside from her appearances on Real Housewives of Atlanta, NeNe has made the rounds on popular sitcoms and other reality TV shows. She was a celebrity contestant on Celebrity Apprentice 4 in 2011 and held a recurring role as Roz Washington on the award-winning sitcom Glee. NeNe was also a celebrity contestant on season 18 of Dancing with the Stars in 2014.
A woman of many talents, NeNe launched her own successful fashion line called The NeNe Leakes Collection on the Home Shopping Network in July of 2014. In November of that year, she was added to the cast of Cinderella on Broadway. THroughout her career on TV, NeNe has been a guest host on several daytime programs and TV series including E!’s Fashion Police, ABC’s The View and Live! With Kelly and Michael.
In 2016, NeNe announced her comedy tour called “So Nasty, So Rude,” which had several sold out shows as she traveled throughout the United States from April through until the end of the year.
Most recently, she has had several appearances on various TV films, most notably How High 2 as well as Ride or Die