NeNe Leakes Net Worth: How Much Has the ‘RHOA’ Star Earned?
NeNe Leakes may have started from the bottom, but today she is “very rich, bitch,” that is, if you ask her.
The Real Housewives of Atlanta star is far from the struggling exotic dancer she was of yesteryear, building a brand that’s solidified her as one of the most successful reality stars today.
With her return to the series for Season 10, check out how much the “glamma” is worth today.
The reality television personality, actress and entrepreneur has an estimated net worth of $12M, according to Gazette Review.
Prior to leaving RHOA in 2015, Mrs. Leakes reportedly earned a salary of $1 million per season of the Bravo hit.
This alone made her the highest paid “housewife” on the entire network.
As fans know, NeNe has returned to the hit series for Season 10, reportedly bringing in a whopping $2.5M for her services this time around.
Housewives aside, the 50-year-old was also selected to play a recurring character in the hit TV show Glee in 2012.
From 2012 until 2015, she appeared in a total of 13 episodes which surely supplemented her income quite nicely.
In 2014, NeNe took part as a contestant in the ABC competition series, Dancing with the Stars, and ended up making it to week seven.
While she didn’t take home the big trophy, she did walk away with the consolation prize of $125K for participating, as well as an increasing income week-by-week until she was voted off.
She’s also participated in the reality shows The Apprentice (2011), Real Husbands of Hollywood (2015), Lip Sync Battle (2016), and game show revival, To Tell the Truth (2013).
Outside of her television endeavors, the mom of two also works as a fashion designer for the Home Shopping Network.
he fashion-forward diva also bought her own boutique, SWAGG, in Atlanta that continues to be a favorite among stars like Tiny Harris, Tamar Braxton and RHOA co-star, Cynthia Bailey.
NeNe’s 2016 comedy tour also brought home some well-earned cash, with literally every tour date selling out.
She’s also had an impressive career on Broadway, appearing in Zumanity (2014), Rodgers +Hammerstein’s Cinderella (2014), and Chicago (2015).
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