Kenya Moore Net Worth, Biography, News, FAQ
|Popular Name:||Kenya Moore|
|Real Name:||Kenya Summer Moore|
|Birth Date:||January 24, 1971|
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Marc Daly (m. 2017; separated 2021)
|Net Worth:||$1 Million|
Kenya Moore is a famous American model, actress, author, producer, and television personality who achieved prominence for winning the Miss USA contest in the year 1993. Through the fame she had amassed from winning the beauty pageant title, she branched into film and television, retaining her relevance over the years by starring in reality television series like “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” among others. In this post, we will take a glance at Kenya Moore’s net worth and biography, as well as other important details of her career and personal life.
Early Life: Childhood, Education
She was born Kenya Summer Moore Daly on the 24th of January 1971 in Detroit, Michigan, the United States. Her parents, Patricia Moore and Ronald Grant, had her when they were both teenagers. When her mother abandoned her as an infant, Moore had to be raised by her father’s mother and sister. She has revealed that she has never spoken to her biological mother, who lived her own life like she never had a daughter.
As far as education is concerned, Kenya Moore attended Cass Technical High School, graduating in 1989. She then joined Wayne State University from which she graduated with a major in psychology and a minor in communication.
She was 14 years old when she started practicing as a model in preparation of a professional career of similar nature.
Professional Life: Model, Actress, TV Personality
By the time she was 22, Ms. Moore had established herself as a competitive force within the industry.
After gracing the cover of Chicago, Illinois-based Johnson Publishing Company’s Ebony Man’s magazine, she participated in the Miss Michigan USA competition in 1993 and finished first place. Shortly after that, she won the Miss USA contest, becoming the second African American woman in history to do so. That same year, she represented her country in the Miss Universe pageant, finishing in fifth place.
After achieving fame through beauty pageants, Kenya Moore proceeded to appear in television shows like “Meet the Browns”, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, and a host of others.
She has been featured on the cover of popular magazines Seventeen, Ebony, Glamour, and Essence.
In 2012, Kenya Moore signed up to join the cast of Bravo TV’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” reality show for its fifth season. Additionally, she is a part of the crew of “The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip on Peacock” film.
Kenya Moore has also appeared in recognized television shows like “Dancing with the Stars” and “The Celebrity Apprentice 7”. She has also been invited to many television shows as a guest and even as a guest host.
In November 2007, she released her first book titled “Game, Get Some!: What Women Really Want”. Her writing debut can be considered a how-to guide on things about relationships and how to cope through any problems one may encounter in their personal life. A few years later, she launched her own exercise video called “Kenya Moore: Booty Boot Camp”. She has also introduced her own hair care products brand which is quite popular in parts of the United States.
Social Media: Instagram and Twitter
As would have been anybody’s guess, a celebrity figure like Kenya Moore will surely have an active social life both online and offline. It’s one of the guaranteed ways for a public icon to remain relevant even when they do not get enough activities going for them in the entertainment business. Having mentioned that, let’s take a look at Kenya’s social media accounts.
From what can be observed on her Twitter profile, this entertainer possesses more than 700,000 followers as of today.
— KENYA MOORE (@KenyaMoore) June 13, 2022
She has a bigger audience on Instagram where more than 2.2 million people follow her to keep up with her periodic updates.
Personal Life: Husband, Children, Height, Weight
Kenya Moore married American businessman Marc Daly, had one child with him, and later quit the marriage in August 2021.
Her child’s name is Brooklyn Doris. Unlike Moore’s own mother, Moore has remained close to her daughter, taking care of her and giving her the best life that anyone would ever want. Moore’s mother was a teenager when she gave birth to Moore and abandoned her when she was 3 years old.
Recently, the former model has described her divorce as “liberating”. She has also mentioned that she is tired of being the “villain” on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”.
Weighing 70 kilograms, this 51-year-old actress has an impressive height of 178 centimeters.
Kenya Moore Net Worth: Salary, Income Sources, Brands
After being in the industry for more than three decades working as a model while also serving as an actress and producer, Kenya Moore has built a net worth of $1 million for herself. Perhaps, her most profitable work to date is her role as a cast member of Bravo TV’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”. She signed up to join the reality show for its fifth season in 2012. According to a report by Radar Online, the stunning model is currently paid a salary of $500,000 annually for appearing on the show. She also earns from the sales of her book, as well as from appearing on many other reality shows, television shows, and magazines/publications.