Kenya Moore, a true Atlanta housewife, became the second African-American woman to win Miss America. Moore began her career as a model before moving on to acting. She has modelled for a number of magazines, including Ebony Man Magazine and Fashion Fair for the Ebony cosmetic line. Moore made her Hollywood debut in The Prince of Bel-Air, a television series that aired in 1994.
She made her feature film debut the following year with the film Waiting to Exhale. She rose to prominence after appearing on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. In 2017, she married entrepreneur, Marc Daly. She announced her pregnancy with her first child on The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Reunion Part 1 Sunday night in 2018.
|Date of birth
|1971, January 24
|Nation of birth
|United States of America
|5 feet 10 inches
|Kenya Summer Moore
|Place of birth/city
|Actor, entrepreneur, television personality, author
|$ 800 thousand
|The Real Housewives of Atlanta
|Cass Technical High School, Wayne State University
|Waiting to Exhale, Sharknado, The Room Wakes Up, Waiting to Exhale
|The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Smart Guy, Single Alive, Simon, The Steve Harvey Show
Kenya Moore’s childhood and education
Kenya Moore was born in the country of Kenya. Summer Moore married teenagers Ronald Grant and Patricia Moore in Detroit, Michigan on January 24, 1971. Moore is an Aquarian. She is American in terms of nationality and ethnicity, and she is African American.
Patricia Moore was only 16 years old when Moore was born, and she was abandoned by her mother three days later. Moore was raised later in life by her paternal grandmother, Doris Grant, and her aunt. Moore has revealed that her mother did not name her at all. In his own words
‘Since she was born, my mother made the decision at the age of 16 to act as if she never had me. She’s never said anything to me. Even when she is in the same room as other people and family, she acts as if I don’t exist. ‘She acts as if I’m not there.’
She graduated from Cass Technical High School in 1989 and went on to study psychology and communication at Wayne State University.
Kenya Moore’s modelling and beauty pageants careers
Kenya Moore began her modelling career. Moore began modelling when she was 14 years old. In January 1992, she was named the cover girl of Ebony Man Magazine, published by the Johnson Publishing Company in Chicago. She also walked the runway for the Ebony Cosmetic Line Fashion Show.
Marc, her husband, is a businessman and restaurant owner who previously worked as an investment banker. In New York, he has a restaurant punch.
Moore announced her pregnancy on April 9th, 2018, during the Real Housewives of Atlanta: Reunion Part 1 on Sunday night. She told Andy Cohen about her pregnancy, saying, ‘We will definitely welcome a boy or a girl later this year.’