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Date of Birth:
January 24, 1971
Detroit, Michigan, United States Best Quotes:
“I'm fabulous. I'm 'Gone With The Wind' fabulous.”
“Some people work for a living and some people twerk for a living.”
“Every day somebody thins I'm Beyonce.”
Kenya Moore, born on January 24, 1971 in Detroit, Michigan, is a reality star on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Kenya joined the franchise on RHOA‘s fifth season premiere in November, 2012. Prior to becoming a Bravolebrity, Kenya was a model and pageant queen, winning the title of Miss Michigan USA and becoming Miss USA in 1993. She represented the USA in the Miss Universe pageant in 1993, finishing in the top six. Kenya will also participate in Season 7 of The Celebrity Apprentice.
Best Known For:
Kenya Moore is best known for starring on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She was also crowned Miss USA in 1993, becoming the second African American Miss USA titleholder.
Kenya was raised by her paternal grandmother and aunt, after being abandoned by her mother at birth. She is also the founder of the Kenya Moore Foundation, which grants scholarships to underprivileged girls from her high school alma mater.