Kandi Burruss is a songwriter, singer, and reality television personality who is famous for her appearance in The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She is reportedly worth more than $30 million. Many people have been wondering how the reality tv star became so rich.
She is a talented and successful businesswoman who made her first appearance in the music industry aged 15 years old. She became famous due to being a member of the musical group Xscape. She developed into an established songwriter, singer, and entertainer, earning her a huge fanbase. After successfully composing the group’s songs while also singing, she decided to become a record producer.
She composed many songs like Destiny’s Child’s The Writings on the Wall and TLC’s Bills, Bills, Bills, Buga Boo, and No Scrubs, which would grow into major hits. She won numerous awards for her songwriting, including a Grammy Award. She also wrote some of Whitney Houston’s, Usher’s, Mariah Carey’s, and Alicia Keys’ songs.
She released her first solo album, Hey Kandi, in 2000 with the singles Don’t Think I’m Not and Cheatin on me. The album made it to the top 50 on the U.S. Billboard Top R&B Hip Hop Albums chart. She released Kand Koated and worked with Rasheeda to create the duo Peach Candy, which released an EP. Her record label is known as Kandi Koated Entertainment. She manages record productions.
She Stars in The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
The star makes a lot of money from her appearance in The Real Housewives of Atlanta. There are suggestions that she makes up to $450,000 every year. Even though she is not the top earner, she makes it among the top three. She was also featured in “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” and made a guest appearance in Are We There Yet. She has her show known as The Kandi Factory on Bravo. She has a business known as Bedroom Kandi, which deals in intimate devices. The company specializes in providing sex toys. She also made an appearance on Single Ladies. She has invested in real estate, owns property in Atlanta. She bought her mansion for $512,000, used $200,000 to renovate it, and the property’s current value is at more than a million dollars.
Her Personal Life.
Kandi Burruss was previously engaged to the late AJ Jewell. It was unfortunate that he passed away during a confrontation outside a club. The person involved in his demise was charged and sentenced. She was also in a relationship with Russell Spencer, with whom they have a daughter. Currently, she is married to a former producer of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Todd Tucker, and this is her only marriage. The couple got married in 2014. They have a son called Ace, who is three years old. Burruss had a problem getting pregnant; thus, they used in-vitro fertilization. The couple is also preparing to bring another child carried through surrogacy. The drama that Kandi created by trying to convince her husband to have another child increased the entertainment value and ratings of the show. She mainly pleaded with him to agree to the procedure.
The star has risen from singer to songwriter to businesswoman, actress, TV star, and mother, and she manages all that. Her business skills are traits she wants to teach her children so they can also ensure they accomplish their dreams. As she continues to venture into additional businesses, she attributes her upbringing for helping her manage various responsibilities.