Kandi Burruss is an American actress, singer, producer, TV personality and businesswoman who is best known for being the member of ‘Xscape.’ You can also recognize her from the TV show ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta.’ She makes music in the soul, hip-hop, and R&B genres. Here is a quick summary of Kandi Burruss’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Kandi Burruss Early Life
Kandi Burruss was born in 1976 on 17th May to Titus Burruss Jr. and Joyce Jones in Georgia USA. She also had an elder brother named Patrick Riley, for unfortunately died at the age of 22 in a car crash. She was born and brought up in Georgia. She completed her schooling at the Tri-Cities High School.
Kandi Burruss gave birth to her first child, Riley Burruss, whom she had with her then-boyfriend Russell Spencer. In 2009, she even got engaged to Ashley Jewell after dating him for a few months. But unfortunately, Jewell died due to so some serious head injuries which were produced during a brawl. She married Todd Tucker, who was a former on her show ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ in 2014. The couples have a son named Ace Wells Tucker. Kandi Burruss has also accepted Tucker, the daughter from his previous marriage Kaela Tucker. Now the family lives happily in Atlanta, with their son and two step-daughters.
Kandi Burruss Career, Awards & Achievement
Kandi Burruss made her debut in the entertainment business at the age of 15 with ‘Teen Summit’ on a BET series. She has also made cameos in series like ‘Chef Roble & Co,’ ‘Let’s stay together,’ ‘Thicker than Water: The Tankards,’ and ‘Single Ladies.’
Kandi Burruss has been starring in the ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta,’ since its second season which started airing in 2009 on Bravo Reality Television. She has also worked with Nene Leakers, Sole, Tameka Cottle, LaTocha Scott, Fantasia Barrino, and Rasheeda. She has also worked with record labels like BME, UpFront, Sony, and Asylum.
Kandi Burruss has released two studio albums ‘Hey Kandi’ in 2000 and ‘Kandi Koated’ in 2010. She has also made several albums with her group ‘Xcape.’ In 2005, Kandi Burruss also founded a record label called ‘Block Entertainment’ with her ex-boyfriend, Russell Spencer.
Proving what a strong and independent woman, she is, she has also launched her own sex toy line called ‘Bedroom Kandi,’ encouraging girls to feel confident and comfortable with their sexuality.
Kandi Burruss is also an amazing song writer who has written songs like ‘Whitney Houston – “Tell Me No”’, ‘Pink – “There You Go”’, ‘Destiny’s Child – “Bills, Bills, Bills”’, ‘’N Sync — “It Makes Me Ill”’, ‘Mariah Carey – “X-Girlfriend”’, ‘Usher – “Pop Ya Collar”’, ‘Alicia Keys – “Jane Doe”’, and ‘Boyz II Men — “Good Guy”’ etc.
Awards & Achievements
Kandi Burruss hasn’t won many awards in her career, but she has received a ‘Grammy Award for Best R&B Song.’ She has often said in several interviews that awards don’t mean, anything to her without her fans.
Net Worth of Kandi Burruss
Kandi Burruss has an estimated net worth of more than $35 million. The music star has made most of her fortune through her record sales and label. However, she also makes a good amount of money, from her reality show. She also adds more money to her banks with her endorsement deals.
Kandi Burruss is a member of a successful music group, who became the first few females to establish ground in the hip-hop music world as a gangsta group. She has also become an icon, because of her appearance in a reality show. She is a strong independent woman, who encourages other women to love and admire themselves.