Kenya Moore is a well-known American actress who is best known for appearing on Bravo TV’s ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’. She was a contestant on the reality television show ‘Celebrity Apprentice 7’. Moore is also an author, producer, model, entrepreneur, and television personality. She has appeared in several TV shows and films and was the winner of the 1993 Miss USA beauty pageant. Here is a quick summary of Kenya Moore’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Kenya Moore Early Life
Kenya Summer Moore is the daughter of Patricia and Ronald Grant Moore. The actress was born in Michigan’s Detroit on January 24, 1971. She was raised by Doris Grant (her paternal grandmother).
She completed her schooling in 1989 from Class Technical High School. Later she earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wayne State University. She has also got her minor in communication.
She started her career at 14 and started modelling. In 2017, she married Marc Daly, who is a restaurant owner and businessman. The couple’s wedding took place in St. Lucia. Prior to that, Kenya Moore has also dated Mike Tyson and Allen Iverson.
Moore has not been accepted by her mother. Her mother has always pretended that she never existed and also had never called her by her name.
Kenya Moore Career
In 1992, Kenya Moore was appointed as the cover girl of Ebony Man magazine. Later, she started modelling for the cosmetic line Ebony Fashion Fair. In 1993, she participated in the Miss Michigan USA contest and won it. With the win, she qualified for the Miss USA contest. She captured the title and represented her country in the 42nd Miss Universe pageant.
At the Miss Universe contest, Moore was declared as the fifth runner-up. Following that, she ventured into acting and appeared in the television series ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ in 1994. In the 1990s, she guest appeared in several other television shows.
She was also the host of ‘Nubian Goddess’. In 2012, Moore became a cast of ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’. She finished at the seventh place in ‘The Celebrity Apprentice 7’ in 2015. This was followed by appearing in ‘The Millionaire Matchmaker’.
Moore made her movie debut with the film ‘Waiting to Exhale’ in 1995. She then appeared in the movie ‘Senseless’ as Lorraine. This was followed by becoming a cast of ‘Trois’.
In the 2000s, she starred in various films. Some of her other film credits include ‘Cloud 9’, ‘Trapped: Haitian Nights’, Dolls of Voodoo’, ‘No Turning Back’, and ‘The Confidant’.
Awards & Achievements
One of the biggest career triumphs of Kenya Moore is to be the winner of Miss USA in 1993 and represent her country at the Miss Universe 1993 contest in Mexico. She was at the top six in the contest. She has not won an award, but is still active in her career and is a cast of ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ for over five years.
Net Worth of Kenya Moore
The estimated net worth of Kenya Moore is more than $2 million. The source of this wealth is by starring in several films and TV shows. She has successfully appeared as the main cast of ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ since 2012. As a model, she has won the prestigious Miss USA title and has appeared on the cover of magazines like Seventeen, Essence, Glamour, and Ebony. She has also launched her media company, Moore Vision Media. She was the producer and director of the movie ‘Trapped: Haitian Nights’.
Kenya Moore is one of the most distinguished television personalities in the world. Right from her days as a model to her acting career, she has found success in all her ventures. She has also produced films under her own banner and has got followers both in the field of acting and pageantry.