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Kenya Moore Biography
Kenya Moore is an American actress, model, author, entrepreneur and television personality best known for her appearances on reality TV shows, particularly Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She is also recognized as the 1993, Miss USA pageant.
Kenya Moore Age
How old is Moore? Moore is 52 years old as of 2023. She was born Kenya Summer Moore Daly on January 24, 1971, in Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on the 24th of January every year.
Kenya Moore Education
Moore attended Cass Technology High School and graduated in 1989. She went on to Wayne State University and majored in psychology with a communication minor. RELATED: Snowbird Brown
Kenya Moore Nationality and Ethnicity
What ethnicity is Moore? Kenya holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, United States. She belongs to the African-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.
Kenya Moore Height
How tall is Moore? Moore stands at an average height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.78 m) tall.
Kenya Moore Family | Parents | Mother
Kenya was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Moore is the daughter of (mother) Patricia Moore and (father) Ronald Grant. She was raised by her grandmother Doris Grant when her mother abandoned her when she was three years old. Her mother gave birth at the age of sixteen years.
Kenya Moore Husband | Married
Is Kenya married? Kenya was married to businessman and restaurant owner Marc Daly in 2017. The two were blessed with a daughter Brooklyn Doris Daly, born on November 3, 2018. Moore later filed for divorce from Daly in August 2021, the divorce was finalized in early 2022. READ: Darren Rovell
She once dated James Freeman, whom she met on Millionaire Matchmaker, but quickly ended the relationship when she found out he was married.
Kenya Moore Daughter
Moore and her husband Marc Daly welcomed their first child Brooklyn Doris Daly into the world on November 4, 2018, following a pregnancy problem. Brooklyn is named after her late grandmother, who reared her, and Doris is named after the place where she met her husband, Marc.
Kenya Moore Wedding
On June 10, 2018, she married in a private resort beach ceremony. Kenya and Marc drafted their own wedding vows, but the RHOA entrepreneur couldn’t get through the ceremony without sobbing, so she just spoke what she felt.
Kenya Moore Net Worth
Moore is an American actress, model, author, entrepreneur and television personality with an estimated net worth of $1 million
Kenya Moore Miss America
Moore began her career as a model, winning the Miss Michigan USA pageant in 1993, and went on to win the Miss USA title later that year. She was the second African-American woman to win the title. Moore then represented the United States in the Miss Universe pageant, where she placed in the top six.
After her pageant success, Moore pursued a career in acting and landed roles in movies such as “Waiting to Exhale” and “Senseless.” She also appeared in television shows, including “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Martin.”
Kenya Moore Career
At the age of 22, Kenya won the Miss Michigan USA pageant and went on to become the second African American woman to be crowned Miss USA in 1993. She then represented the United States in the Miss Universe pageant, where she placed fifth. RELATED: Jennifer Llamas
After her reign as Miss USA, Kenya pursued a career in entertainment and modeling. She appeared in several music videos, including Tupac’s “California Love” and Nas’ “Street Dreams.” She also appeared in movies and TV shows such as Waiting to Exhale, The Steve Harvey Show, and Martin.
In 2012, Kenya joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta for its fifth season. She quickly became known for her outspoken personality and controversial behavior. Kenya left the show after season 10 but returned for season 12 and has been a main cast member since then.
Aside from her reality TV career, Kenya has also been involved in various entrepreneurial ventures. She has her own haircare line, Kenya Moore Haircare, and has also produced and starred in several independent films.
Kenya Moore Movies and TV Shows
- 1995 Waiting to Exhale
- 1998 Senseless
- 2000 Trois
- 2001 No Turning Back
- 2003 Deliver Us From Eva
- 2003 Hot Parts
- 2004 Nas: Video Anthology Vol. 1
- 2005 Resurrection: The J.R. Richard Story
- 2005 Brothers in Arms
- 2006 Cloud 9
- 2007 I Know Who Killed Me
- 2010 Trapped: Haitian Nights
- 2010 The Confidant
- 2013 Dolls of Voodoo
- 2016 Sharknado: The 4th Awakens