Kenya Moore Biography, Wiki, Height, Age, and Net Worth

Kenya Moore
Kenya Moore

Kenya Moore is a well-known American actress, model, television personality, author, entrepreneur, and producer who was starred in the Bravo reality show The Real Housewives of Atlanta and also a member of the reality game show The Celebrity Apprentice 7 in 2015. She rose to fame after winning the Miss USA contest which led her to compete in that year’s Miss Universe pageant and secured her place among the top six. 

She was -the second black woman to get crowned as “Miss USA” after Carole Gist. Subsequently, she was starred in various films and reality TV shows such as Waiting To Exhale (1995), The Steve Harvey Show (1998), and Deliver Us From Eva (2003), and Girlfriends (2004). Moore has also produced various film projects and starred in her own exercise video, she also had a book published on her own. She is also involved in different businesses and entrepreneurial ventures and is the founder of a haircare brand Moore Hair.

Kenya Moore Biography/Wiki

Kenya was born on 24 January 1971 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S to teenage parents and was raised by her aunt and grandmother after she was abandoned by her mother when she was just 3 years old. She also revealed that since birth Kenya was ignored by her mother and never named her. She also told that her mother always tried to pretend that she never had her as a child and did not exist for her.

In 1989, she graduated from Cass Technical High School in Michigan and while she was still in high school, Kenya was tortured by her older boyfriend and experienced domestic violence. She said she was tormented physically, mentally, and once nearly killed as she was stabbed with a fingernail file by him which ended up her to a hospital. Later, she majored in psychology and minored in communication from Wayne State University in Michigan.

NameKenya Moore
Nick NameKenya 
Birth PlaceDetroit, Michigan, U.S
Date Of Birth24 January 1971
Age(as of 2021)50 Years
Zodiac SignAquarius
NationalityNl11
ProfessionActress, model, and television personality

Kenya Moore Age, Height, and Weight

Kenya Moore’s age is 50 years (as of 2021). She is 5 feet 9 inches tall and her weight is approximately 68 kg.

Kenya Moore during an event
Kenya Moore during an event

Kenya Moore Modeling Career

Kenya began modeling at the young age of 14 and in the course of her career, she was featured as a cover girl in Ebony Man’s (EM) Magazine in 1992 for a Chicago-based company, Johnson Publishing Company. She also modeled in an annual fashion event for the Ebony Fashion Fair cosmetic line.

By the age of 22, Kenya won Miss Michigan USA (1993) and became the second African American woman to get crowed as Miss USA which landed her to represent the United States for Miss Universe title in 1993 and was placed fifth in the contest.

Kenya Moore with Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst
Kenya Moore with Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst

Kenya Moore Film and Television Career

Kenya played different roles for several television shows including Homeboys in “Outer Space, Smart Guy”, “Damon”, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, “The Steve Harvey Show”, “The Jamie Foxx Show”, “The Parkers” and many more. She was also featured in several music videos for Jermaine Dupri’s “Money Ain’t a Thang” (1998), Shai’s “I Don’t Wanna Be Alone” (1996), Nas’s “Street Dreams” (1996), and Tupac’s “Temptations”.

She also appeared in various movies including Waiting to exhale (1995), Senseless (1998), Trois (2000), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Brothers in Arms (2005), Cloud 9 (2006). I Know Who Killed Me (2007) and Trapped: Haitian Nights (2010). 

In 2012, Kenya joined Bravo’s reality TV show The Real Housewives of Atlanta where she revealed many things about her personal life and shared her childhood struggles and problems was starred in The Celebrity Apprentice 7.

She has also produced and directed many films and projects and has launched her own production company named Moore Vision Media in 2008. It produced the erotic thriller The Confidant and the film Trapped: Haitian Nights.

Kenya Moore Dancing with the Stars

In May 2021, Kenya was announced as one of the celebrities to compete on a dancing reality show Dancing with the Stars and is partnered with Brandon Armstrong

Kenya with her dancing partner Brandon Armstrong
Kenya with her dancing partner Brandon Armstrong

Kenya Moore as Author

She has always been fond of reading and writing since her college. In November 2007 she published a book titled Game, Get Some!: What Women Really Want and described it as a guide book for couples containing relationship advice as well as  Kenya’s personal experiences in relationships and life.  

Kenya Moore Awards

In 2014, Kenya was awarded Most Memorable Outfit and Rookie of the Year in a TV Show The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Kenya Moore Family

Talking about Kenya’s parents her father’s name is Ronald Grant and her mother’s name is Patricia Moore.

Kenya Moore Kids

Kenya has a daughter named Brooklyn Doris Daly who is just 2 years old as of now in 2021.

Kenya and her daughter
Kenya and her daughter

Kenya Moore Boyfriend and Affairs

Kenya is married to a businessman and restaurant owner Marc Daly. She has recently filed for divorce from Marc on August 2021. 

Facts

  • Kenya Moore hails from Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
  • She was crowned with two titles Miss Michigan USA and Miss USA in 1993.
  • She owns a haircare brand Moore Hair.
  • Kenya also owns a production house named Moore Media House.
  • She is also a part of a reality dancing show Dancing with the Stars.
  • Kenya is very much active on her Instagram acount.
Kenya with RHOA stars
Kenya with RHOA stars

Associated With

Marlo Hampton is also an American television personality who has been cast in the TV show The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Kenya Moore Net Worth 

Kenya Moore’s net worth as of now in 2021 is approximately $5 million USD. The source of her earnings includes television shows, modeling, her own brands, and other business ventures.

Social Media

InstagramKenya Moore
TwitterKENYA MOORE

Favorite Things

Favorite ColorWhite
Favorite DestinationSydney, Australia
Favorite ActorTom Hanks
Favorite ActressAngelina Jolie
Favorite SportsSkiing
Favorite SportspersonMichael Phelps

LifeStyle

Does Kenya Moore, Consume Alcohol?No
Does she, Smoke?No
Does she, Drive?Yes
Does Kenya Moore, Swims?Yes
Does she know cooking? Yes
Is she a Yoga Practitioner?No
Does Gym?No
Is Kenya Moore a Jogger?No
Eating Habit?Non-Vegetarian

FAQ

Who is Kenya Moore?

Kenya Moore is a well-known American actress, television personality, model, and producer who has been starred in several films such as Waiting to exhale (1995) and I Know Who Killed Me (2007).

What is Kenya Moore famous for?

Kenya Moore is famous for her appearance in Bravo’s reality show The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

What is the age of Kenya Moore?

The age of Kenya Moore is 50 years (as of 2021).

When is the Birthday of Kenya Moore?

Kenya Moore’s birthday is on 24 January 1971.

How tall is Kenya Moore?

Kenya Moore is 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Where is Kenya Moore from?

Kenya Moore is from Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

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