Kandi Burruss Biography and Wikipedia
Kandi Burruss is a singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and television personality. She was a member of Xscape music group. Kandi has released several music albums including Hey Kandi and Kandi Koated. She is the founder and CEO of Kandi Koated Entertainment. Moreover, she has written songs for famous artists like Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Usher, and Alicia Keys among others. Kandi appears on the Bravo TV reality series Real Housewives of Atlanta since 2009.
Kandi Burruss Age | Birthday
Burruss is 44 years old as of 2021. She was born on May 17, 1976. Burruss celebrates her birthday on the 17th of May each year.
Kandi Burruss Parents
Burruss was born in College Park, Georgia to her parents; Reverend Titus Burruss, her father, and Joyce Burruss, her mother. Kandi’s parents are divorced. After her parents’ divorce, Kandi’s father married Brenda Burruss who is Kandi’s stepmother. Moreover, Burruss has a half-sister named Rebekah Burruss. She had an older brother named Patrick who passed away in a car crash in 1991 when he was 22.
Kandi Burruss Height
Burruss stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.71 meters tall).
Kandi Burruss Husband
Burruss is married to Todd Tucker, a former line producer of Real Housewives of Atlanta. The pair started dating in 2011 and tied the knot in April 2014. Burruss and her husband Todd Tucker have four children; a son and three daughters (inclusive of Kandi’s stepdaughter).
Kandi Burruss Children
Burruss has four children; daughters Riley Burruss (born in 2002), Blaze Tucker (born in 2019) and Kaela Tucker, and son Ace Wells Tucker (born in 2016). Blaze and Ace are Kandi’s children with Todd Tucker who is her husband while Riley is Kandi’s daughter from her previous relationship with Russell “Block” Spencer. On the other hand, Kaela Tucker (Kandi’s stepdaughter) is Todd Tucker’s daughter from his previous relationship. Moreover, Kandi’s daughter, Blaze Tucker was born via surrogacy.
Kandi Burruss Education
Burruss attended high school at Tri-Cities Performing Arts High School in Atlanta, Georgia where she graduated in 1994.
Kandi Burruss Music Career
Burruss is a singer, songwriter, and record producer. While in high school, she, Tamika, LaTosha Scott, and Tameka “Tiny Cottle” formed Xscape, a music group. Later, Jermaine Dupri signed the group to his So So Def Recordings label. In 1993, Xscape released their debut album “Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha, which peaked at number three on the R&B charts and produced two top 10 singles. Xscape released their second album “Off the Hook,” in 1995, and their third and final album “Traces of My Lipstick” was released in 1998.
As a solo singer, Burruss has released three studio albums. Her debut solo album Hey Kandi was released in 2000. The album contained hit songs “Don’t Think I’m Not” and “Cheatin On Me.” In 2010, she released Kandi Koated, her second solo album.
Moreover, as a songwriter, Burruss wrote TLC’s hit song “No Scrubs,” and Destiny’s Childs’ songs “Bug a Boo,” “Bills, Bills, Bills,” and “The Writings on the Wall.” She has also written songs for Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Usher, Pink, and Alicia Keys, among other artists.
Additionally, Burruss started her own record label Kandi Koated Entertainment. She also co-owns a restaurant Old Lady Gang (OLG).
Kandi Burruss Businesses
Burruss is the founder and owner of a number of businesses. She is the founder and the CEO of Kandi Koated Entertainment, Kandi Koated Cosmetics, Bedroom Kandi, and Raising Ace, a baby clothing line. She also co-owns Old Lady Gang, a restaurant.
Kandi Burruss Kandi and the Gang
Bravo TV follows “Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker run an ever-evolving restaurant empire. Their Southern-eatery, OLG, named after the ‘Old Lady Gang’ consisting of Kandi’s mom, Mama Joyce, and Aunts Nora and Bertha, is busier than ever”
Kandi Burruss Real Housewives of Atlanta | RHOA
Burruss is a star of the Bravo TV reality series Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA). She started appearing on the reality series in 2009. Season 14 of RHOA premieres on May 1, 2022, on Bravo at 8, with the newest cast member Sanya Richards-Ross joining and also Monyetta Shaw.
Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA) Cast
The other cast members of RHOA, a Bravo TV reality series are:
- Kenya Moore
- Shereé Whitfield
- Drew Sidora
- Marlo Hampton
- Monyetta Shaw
- Sanya Richards-Ross
Kandi Burruss Net worth
Burruss has an estimated net worth of $30 million. She is a record producer, singer-songwriter, TV personality, and businesswoman. Burruss is the founder of Kandi Koated Entertainment and co-owner of Old Lady Gang (OLG), a Southern eatery. She appears on the Bravo TV reality series Real Housewives of Atlanta. Burruss also appears on Kandi and The Gang.
Kandi Burruss Salary
Celebritynetworth.com reports that Burruss earns a salary of $450,000 per season on the BravoTV reality series Real Housewives of Atlanta. She joined the cast members of RHOA in 2009.
Kandi Burruss Instagram
Kandi is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @kandi with 9.7 million followers as of May 2022.