Kandi Lenice Burruss-Tucker who is well known as Kandi Burruss is an American producer, television personality, singer-songwriter, and entrepreneur who started getting fame in 1992 as a member of the female vocal group Xscape. Her song “No Scrubs” won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song in 2000.
Kandi was starred in the reality television series The Real Housewives of Atlanta since its second season. In 2012 she appeared as a guest in Kim Zolciak-Biermann‘s wedding special “Don’t Be Tardy” for the Wedding. She also played the role of Roselyn Perry in the third season of the drama series, The Chi. She won the third season of the Fox competition series The Masked Singer and bagged fifth on the second season of Celebrity Big Brother.
Kandi Burruss Biography/Wiki
Kandi Burruss was born on 17 May 1976 in East Point, a suburban city located southwest of Atlanta in Georgia, United States. She spent her childhood in Georgia with her friends and family and attended Tri-Cities High School. She had an older brother whom she lost in a car crash. Kandi first made her appearance in an American talk show Teen Show at the age of 15.
|Nick Name||Kandi Burruss|
|Birth Place||East Point, Georgia, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth||17 May 1976|
|Age(as of 2021)||45 Years|
|Profession||Singer, Actress, and Entrepreneur|
Kandi Burruss Age, Height, and Weight
Kandi Burruss’s age is 45 years (as of 2021). She is 5 feet 2 inches tall and her weight is approximately 67 kg.
Kandi Burruss Singing Career
Kandi and her friends formed a band named Xscape during their high school days and later they made their major debut performance in Teen Summit in 1992. The girls were introduced to a record executive Ian Burke, who later became their group’s manager. Xscape soon started getting famous and got the attention of an American producer Jermaine Dupri, who later signed the group to his recording label “So So Def Recordings”.
In 2007, the band Xscape got disbanded due to major clashes between the band members as they put allegations on one another and they all parted their ways. Soon after that Kandi focussed on production and songwriting. In 1999, she co-wrote along with Kevin Briggs and gave three major hit songs, “No Scrubs“, “Bills, Bills, Bills” and “There You Go“.
Kandi Burruss Television Career
Kandi made her television series debut in the second season of the Real Housewives of Atlanta replacing DeShawn Snow. Since then she appeared in every season of the show, becoming the longest-serving member of the series. She received the second spin-off from The Real Housewives of Atlanta, The Kandi Factory which was originally planned as a one-time television special but consequently ended up for a full season.
She was also a contestant of the reality show Celebrity Big Brother on its second season. She played well and bagged the fifth position and was also a fan favorite on the show. Kandi also made an appearance as a guest on the show “From Farm to Runway” season eleven alongside actress and model Amber Valetta. She also participated in the singing show The Masked Singer as the Night Angel in its third season and became the first female winner of the show.
Kandi Burruss Family
Talking about Kandi’s parents her father’s name is Reverend Titus Burruss Jr. and her mother’s name is Joyce Jones. She also had a brother named Patrick Riley, who died in 1991. She is married and has two children named Riley Burruss (daughter) and Ace Wells Tucker (son).
Kandi Burruss Boyfriend and Affairs
Burrus’s first husband’s name is Russel “Block” Spencer and they both even have a daughter. Later She started dating Ashley “A.J.’ and got engaged, after a few months her fiance sustained head injuries in a brawl and succumbed to his injuries.
Currently, Kandi is married to Todd Tucker, a former line producer for Real Housewives of Atlanta.
- Kandi Burruss hails from East Point, Georgia, U.S.
- She is a member of the Church of Holiness.
- She has won a Grammy for writing the lyrics of “No Scrubs”.
- She has her own line of cosmetics named as Kandi Koated Cosmetics.
- Kandi’s brother died in a car crash.
- She is the first female winner of reality show The Masked Singer.
- She is one of the longest serving member of the series Real Housewives of Atlanta.
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Kandi Burruss Net Worth
Kandi Burruss’s net worth as of now in 2021 is approximately $30 million USD. The source of her income includes singing, acting, and different other business ventures.
|Favorite Color||Maroon and white|
|Favorite Actor||Tom Hanks|
|Favorite Actress||Nicole Kidman|
|Favorite Sportsperson||Serena Williams|
|Does Kandi Burruss, Consume Alcohol?||Yes|
|Does she, Smoke?||No|
|Does she, Drive?||Yes|
|Does Kandi Burruss, Swims?||Yes|
|Does she know cooking?||Yes|
|Is she a Yoga Practitioner?||No|
|Is Kandi Burruss a Jogger?||No|
Who is Kandi Burruss?
Kandi Burruss is a well-known American actress, singer-songwriter, producer, and entrepreneur. She has participated in many reality television shows like Celebrity Big Brother and The Masked Singer.
What is the age of Kandi Burruss?
The age of Kandi Burruss is 45 years (as of 2021).
When is the Birthday of Kandi Burruss?
Kandi Burruss’s birthday is on 17 May 1976.
How tall is Kandi Burruss?
Kandi Burruss is 5 feet 2 inches tall.
Where is Kandi Burruss from?
Kandi Burruss is from East Point, Georgia, U.S..