Kandi Burruss Biography
Kandi Burruss is an American actress, singer, songwriter, television personality, and businesswoman best known for her role as a member of the female American vocal group Xscape in 1992.
Kandi Burruss Age
Burruss is 46 years old as of 2022. She was born Kandi Lenice Burruss-Tucker on 17 May 1976 in College Park, Georgia, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 17th of May every year.
Kandi Burruss Height
Burruss stands at a height of approximately 1.60 m.
Kandi Burruss Family
Burruss is the daughter of Reverend Titus Burruss Jr. and Joyce Jones. Patrick Riley, her older brother, died in a vehicle accident when she was 22 years old.
Kandi Burruss Husband
Burruss began dating Ashley “A.J” Jewell in late 2008, and the couple married in January 2009 after several months of dating. Despite this, Jewell died on October 2, 2009, from a headache. Burruss revealed on Twitter on January 15, 2013, that she was filming the fourth season with Todd Tucker, a former line producer for The Real Housewives of Atlanta. The two of them married on April 4, 2014. The pair resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Ace Wells, their son, was born on January 6, 2016, and Blaze Tucker, their daughter, was delivered via surrogate on November 22, 2019.
Burruss and her ex-boyfriend, Block Entertainment’s Russell “Block” Spencer, have a daughter named Riley Burruss, who was born on August 22, 2002.
Kandi Burruss Net Worth
Burruss has an estimated net worth of $30 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a singer, songwriter, television personality, actress, and businesswoman.
Kandi Burruss Salary
Buruss earns a salary of $450,000 per season on RHOA.
Kandi Burruss Education
Burruss graduated from Tri-Cities High School in East Point, Georgia, the year 1994 where she met LaTocha Scott’s sister Tamika.
Kandi Burruss Xscape
Buruss is a songwriter, producer, actress, and designer of sexual toys. LaTocha Scott had previously been a member of the Precise band before joining Xscape. Scott’s sister Tamika met Kandi Burruss while she was a student at Tri-Cities performing arts high school in East Point, Georgia. Burruss and the two sisters began singing together, and Tamera Coggins, a fourth member, was recruited, albeit her stint with the group was brief. Xscape was formally founded when Tameka “Tiny” Cottle was asked to audition for the girls. The ladies were introduced to record executive Ian Burke, who would later become the group’s manager, after their significant debut performance at BET’s Teen Summit in 1992. Jermaine Dupri quickly noticed Xscape and signed them to his So So Def Recordings label.
The gathering delivered their presentation collection, Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha, on October 12, 1993. The collection crested at number seventeen on the U.S. Announcement 200 and number three on the Top R&B Albums diagram. It was a basic and business achievement, affirmed platinum in somewhere around a year, and sent off two top ten singles. After their introduction collection’s prosperity, Xscape delivered their second studio collection, Off the Hook, in 1995. The collection, at last, went platinum.
Their third and last studio collection Traces of My Lipstick appeared at 28 on the Billboard 200 and at six on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop collection diagram; more than 1,000,000 duplicates were sold in the U.S. After Traces of My Lipstick, LaTocha Scott at first passed on the gathering to seek after a performance profession. The women before long pulled together and showed up on the Big Momma’s House and Hardball soundtracks, prior to going on one more rest until 2005.
In 2017, TV One had intended to create an unapproved film about Xscape which Kandi Burruss would have rather not occurred against her and the gathering’s desires. She called other musicians to talk about beginning their very own demonstration. The show was named Xscape: Still Kickin’ It, and was set as a four-episode miniseries. The show was sent off on November 5, 2017, and broadcasted on BravoTV.
Before Kandi could rejoin the gathering, she needed an expression of remorse from musician Tamika Scott, who guaranteed in a 2007 meeting that Burruss separated the gathering by laying down with their mark head Jermaine Dupri and his dad, Michael Mauldin. Kandi needed an expression of remorse for the bogus explanation that Scott told with respect to Mauldin, however, affirmed that she and Dupri had been involved (however Burruss claims that wasn’t the motivation behind why the gathering separated). Burruss got an expression of remorse from Scott in front of an audience during a show in 2017.
Burruss zeroed in on creation and songwriting, after the disbanding of Xscape. In 1999, Burruss co-composed, alongside Kevin “She’kspere” Briggs, three significant hit tunes: “No Scrubs” for TLC, “Bills, Bills, Bills” for Destiny’s Child, and “There You Go”, Pink’s introduction single. Every one of the three melodies had to compose contributed by their separate craftsmen, and “No Scrubs” was additionally co-composed by Burruss’ previous groupmate Tameka “Little” Cottle.
Kandi Burruss The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Burruss joined The Real Housewives of Atlanta in its subsequent season, which started circulating in July 2009, supplanting DeShawn Snow. She has since shown up in each ensuing time of the show, turning into the series’ longest-serving cast part. At the point when she originally joined the show, she had as of late become connected with her beau A.J. also, was shown communicating interest in restoring her music profession. A fight was created between her and Nene Leakes after Burruss became companions with Zolciak and helped her record her single “Late for the Party”.
In the third season, Zolciak and Burruss kept recording music together, in spite of the fact that they conflicted over their innovative contrasts. A contention between Burruss, Leakes, and Zolciak later followed while the last two ladies left on a special show visit. In later seasons, Burruss started up a relationship with castmates Phaedra Parks and Porsha Williams, in any event, featuring the last a job in her development of A Mother’s Love, a play that Burruss and her significant other, Todd Tucker, made and delivered. At some point during her pregnancy with child Ace, a fracture was displayed among Phaedra and Kandi, in the end souring because of neglected creation expenses that Parks owed Tucker.
Burrus got the subsequent side project from The Real Housewives of Atlanta, The Kandi Factory, in 2012. It was initially arranged as a one-time TV special but ultimately ran for a full season. It followed Burruss and her record makers as they endeavored to send off the music professions of unseen specialists, with another craftsman choosing each episode. She features in the show alongside;
- Kenya Moore
- Shereé Whitfield
- Drew Sidora
- Marlo Hampton
Kandi Burruss Wedding
Burruss and Tucker’s then, at that point, got another side project series on Bravo, Kandi’s Wedding, which circulated for five episodes in June and July 2014 and showed the two getting hitched. Kandi’s Wedding acquired extremely high evaluations for Bravo and beat NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak’s past side projects. Her third side project series, Kandi’s Ski Trip, was a three-section exceptional that circulated in 2015 after the finish of the seventh time of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Kandi Burruss Big Brother
Celebrity Big Brother’s second season featured Burruss as a contestant. During her time on the show, she finished fifth in the competition and became a fan favorite. On April 11, 2019, she and model and actress Amber Valletta appeared as guest judges on RuPaul’s Drag Race’s season 11 episode “From Farm to Runway.”
Kandi Burruss The Chi
Burruss was in 2020-2021, cast as Roselyn Perry in the 3rd and 4th season of The Chi an American drama television series created by Lena Waithe about life in a neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago.
Kandi Burruss Toys
Burruss is a proud owner of a sex toy company that she named Bedroom Kandi.
Kandi Burruss Movies
- 2019; Same Difference
- 2018; Never Heard
- 2014; Second Chance Christmas
- 2008; Make It Rain
Kandi Burruss TV Shows
- 2009–present; The Real Housewives of Atlanta
- 2011; Are We There Yet?
- 2012; Let’s Stay Together
- 2014; A Mother’s Love
- 2016; Summer of ’76
- 2017; Saints & Sinners
- 2017; Xscape: Still Kickin’ It
- 2018; Kandi Koated Nights
- 2019; Celebrity Big Brother 2
- 2020; Insecure; Glenda
- 2020; The Masked Singer; Night Angel; Contestant
- 2020; The Chi; Roselyn Perry
- 2020; Race in America: A Movement Not A Moment