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NeNe Leakes

Also Known As: Linnethia Monique Johnson

NeNe Leakes

Date of Birth: December 13, 1967
Height: 5'10"
Hometown: Queens, New York, United States
In a Relationship With:
Gregg Leakes
Best Quotes:

I'm just a real person and I tell it like it is. I don't have a lot of secrets, which has been a fault of mine.

I'm just not into trying to convince people like me. I always say to myself, 'It is what it is.' I walk into a situation knowing that people are either going to love me or they're not, and that's OK. I'm just going to be me. You can't be everything to everyone.

I don't have anything to hide. And for the record, I am not against plastic surgery. I believe that any woman that wants to do anything or fix anything that bothers her - if she's doing it for herself - I'm all for it."

NeNe Leakes (born Linnethia Monique Johnson in Queens, New York, on December 13, 1967), is an American reality star and actress. She rose to fame as a cast member on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She was also a contestant on The Celebrity Apprentice in 2011. She appeared as recurring character Coach Roz Washington on the hit show Glee and filming her wedding spinoff I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding. NeNe was a series regular on The New Normal from 2012-2013, and also competed on Season 18 of Dancing With The Stars, finishing in 7th place. From Nov. 25 2014-Jan. 3, 2015, she starred as the wicked stepmother in Broadway’s Cinderella, and in Feb. 2014, she released a clothing line on HSN. On June 29, 2015, NeNe announced she’d be leaving RHOA after 7 seasons.

Best Known For:
NeNe Leakes is best known for her role on The Real Housewives of Atlanta and as the formidable swimming coach Roz on Glee.

Personal Life:
NeNe Leakes has a son, Bryson (born in 1989) with an ex-boyfriend. While working as stripper, she met Gregg Leakes in 1996. The two married and had a son Brentt in 1999. The couple divorced in 2011 but have since reconciled and remarried on June 22, 2013.

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