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Things To Know About Nene Leakes’ Husband Gregg Leakes: Married, Divorced, Kids, & Net Worth


Who Is Gregg Leakes? Age & Height

Gregg Leakes was born on 18 August 1954 in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States of America. He is currently 66-years-old having a Zodiac sign of Leo.

He holds American citizenship and also belongs to African-American nationality, and has faith in Christianity religion.

There is no much information regarding his parents and details relating to his early life and childhood memories.

The 66-years-old real estate investor stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.8 m and weighs around 80 kg or 176 lbs.

Who Is Gregg Leakes Wife?

Gregg Leakes’ wife is Linnethia Monique Leakes, who is best known as NeNe Leakes. NeNe is a talented African-American actress as well as a Television personality, author, and fashion designer.

Gregg’s wife is best known for starring for her appearance in the popular TV series, The Real Housewives of Atlanta ‘RHOA’, where she held the audience spellbound for more than seven seasons.

NeNe was born in Queens, New York, the United States of America. She has four other siblings, which include brother Anthony Thomas and a half-sister named Kendle Kenya Sherman.

Regarding Gregg Leakes’s wife, NeNe completed her high school education at Central High School in Athens. Later, she enrolled at Morrison Brown College in Atlanta for her further educational career.

How and When Gregg and NeNe Know Each Other?

Gregg Leakes and NeNe met each other in 1996 when NeNe was an exotic dancer in Atlanta. NeNe recalls she was 28 years old and revealed in The Real Housewives Of Atlanta episodes that they exchanged numbers.

As per, Gregg left her a voicemail saying, ‘Give Big Daddy a Call. But she was initially like, ‘Oh, hell, no!’, but Gregg told her he would marry her one day.

Gregg did not ask her to sleep with her, and afterward, Gregg persuaded NeNe to leave her work at the dance club.

When Is Gregg Leakes And NeNe Leakes Married And Got Divorced?

After their first met, they knew each other and exchanged their phone numbers. The pair got married in 1997 after dating for a year. Gregg once recalled that he was the happiest man in the world because he married NeNe and loved her with all of his heart.

On 29 April 2010, NeNe filed for a divorce, which was finalized on 29 September 2011 after fourteen years of their marriage. NeNe revealed in one of the episodes of RHOA that she decided to file the divorce for teaching his husband how to treat his wife.

They were blessed with their two children, a son Brentt Leakes and a daughter Katrina Leakes during their relationship.

How Did Gregg And NeNe Leakes Met Second Time And Got Engage?

The ex-couple met for the second time in 2012 during season 5 of RHOA. Gregg worked hard to try to get her back in life. NeNe tried to keep her personal life private, telling Us Weekly when she was single and not looking for their relationship anymore.

On 1 January 2013, Gregg is engaged to his ex-wife, Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes. NeNe had confirmed during 3 January 2013 when she made her appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

Jimmy Fallon asked NeNe Leakes about their reconcilement,

“You start tweeting out these photos,” the host said, holding up the series of romantic pictures the TV star posted on New Year’s Eve. “So, are you engaged? Can you say anything?”
NeNe told Jimmy Fallon that she was not only back with her ex, but they were headed down the aisle—again.

“Well…a little after midnight,” Nene shared to Fallon, “I was asked this beautiful question: Will you marry me—again?” And she said yes.

After that, the ex-couple reunited for the second time.

Are Gregg Leakes And NeNe Leakes Still Married? 

Gregg Leakes and NeNe Leakes got married twice and divorced once with the same partner. The couple got married for the second time on 22 June 2013 at the InterComtinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta.


Gregg Leakes with his wife NeNe Leakes(©:Nene Leakes/Instagram)

The events were also documented for the seven-episode special ‘I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding that aired on Bravo in September 2013.

How Many Kids Do Gregg Leakes And NeNe Leakes Have?

Gregg Leakes and NeNe Leakes welcomed their first child, a son named Brent Leakes, in February 1999.
Additionally, Gregg Leakes has children from his previous marriage as well. Gregg has three sons named Dexter Leakes, Daryl Leakes, Damian Leakes, Denton Leakes. Gregg has one daughter Katrina Leakes from his previous relationships.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Gregg Leakes?

Gregg Leakes has an estimated net worth of $4 million. He has earned a lot of fortune from his professional career as a real estate investor and consultant, as well as a reality television personality.

Gregg’s wife is an African-American actress and television personality and has been in the entertainment industry for over the decades and has earned a fortune of wealth over the years and has $14 million as per

Gregg Leakes has also appeared in many TV shows as the husband of NeNe Leakes. He first appeared in the Real Housewives of Atlanta from 2008 to date. The Bravo TV also covered the re-marriage of the duo. After that, his career as a reality star again got back on track.

Gregg took part in the MasterChef Celebrity Showdown and also in the Tag Team challenge in 2017. In 2013, he went as a guest in the TV series named The Arsenio Hall Show for one episode.

Additionally, the real estate investor had also appeared in the Bethenny TV Series in 2014.

According to, Gregg Leakes and NeNe Leakes have purchased a worth $2.1 million mansion in the Duluth area of Atlanta. The mansion has over 10,000 square foot homes, including six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, marble floors, and a swimming pool.