Over a couple of decades, Kenya Moore has made a significant impact on the entertainment industry. She is a multi-talented personality who has played a variety of roles such as film producer, TV personality, director, actress, and model. She became a popular figure at the early age of 14 as she was a selected model for the Ebony Fashion Fair cosmetic line.
Since then, she has worked on multiple projects that have grown her career and made her a notable personality worldwide.
Kenya Moore profile summary
- Full name: Kenya Summer Moore-Daly
- Date of birth: January 24, 1971
- Kenya Moore age: 49
- Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan, United States
- Nationality: American
- Profession: TV personality, entrepreneur, model, actress, author, and producer
- Daughter: Brooklyn Doris Daly
- Horoscope: Aquarius
- Instagram: @thekenyamoore
- Twitter: @KenyaMoore
Kenya Moore was born on January 24, 1971, in Detroit, Michigan. She was born to her then-teenage parents, Ronald Grant and Patricia Moore. Due to her parents’ young age, Kenya Moore mother abandoned her when she was only three days old. She was left under the care of her paternal grandmother, Doris Grant, and an aunt.
She went to Cass Technical High School and later enrolled in Wayne State University, where she graduated with a degree in psychology.
Interestingly, her career began at the young age of 14 when she was chosen to be the cover girl of Ebony Man’s magazine. Shortly after, she featured as one of the models for the cosmetic line, Ebony Fashion Fair.
At the age of 22, she was crowned Miss Michigan USA. She then joined the 1993 Miss Universe competition and completed at the sixth position. Prior to receiving the Miss USA title, she had made small appearances on certain TV shows. After her victory, she began getting better roles on significantly popular TV shows.
In 2012, she joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Later in 2015, she made her first appearance on The Celebrity Apprentice 7. This paved the way for the growth of her career as she received recognition and attention from viewers of the show.
She has been featured in a number of movies, some more popular than others. She also owns a production company known as Moore Vision Media. These are some of the shows and movies where she is part of the cast.
- 1994- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
- 1996- Homeboys in Outer Space, Martin
- 1997- Living Single, Sparks, Nubian Goddess, Smart Guy
- 1998- The Steve Harvey Show, Damon
- 1998-1999- The Parent ‘Hood
- 1999- The Jamie Foxx Show, In The House
- 2001- Men, Women, & Dogs
- 2002- The Parkers
- 2004- Girlfriends
- 2012 till date- The Real Housewives of Atlanta
- 2015- The Celebrity Apprentice 7, The Millionaire Matchmaker
- 2020- Family Reunion
- 1995- Waiting to Exhale
- 1998- Senseless
- 2000- Trois
- 2001- No Turning Back
- 2003- Hot Parts, Deliver Us From Eva
- 2004- Nas: Video Anthology Vol. 1
- 2005- Brothers in Arms, Resurrection: The J.R. Richard Story
- 2006- Cloud 9
- 2007- I Know Who Killed Me
- 2010- The Confidant, Trapped: Haitian Nights
- 2013- Dolls of Voodoo
- 2016- Sharknado: The 4th Awakens
How old is Kenya Moore?
On January 24, 2020, she turned 49 years. On her Instagram page, she posted pictures with her friends as well as her daughter in celebration of her birthday. On the picture with her daughter, Brooklyn, she wrote a heartfelt caption, stating that her only birthday wish is for God to cover and bless her daughter forever and always.
Kenya Moore husband
Fans who are not well acquainted with the star’s life often ask, ‘Is Kenya Moore married?’ or ‘Is Kenya Moore pregnant?’, as well as ‘Who did Kenya Moore marry?’ Well, around mid-2017, Kenya got married to Marc Daly at a private ceremony in St. Lucia. Friends and family of the couple attended the Kenya Moore wedding.
However, their marriage began developing problems and challenges that were quite difficult for them to solve. On an episode of The Real Housewives Of Atlanta, she opened up to one of the cast members, Kandi Burruss. She told her that the marital problems began when she was around six or seven months pregnant.
As reported, Kenya Moore husband Marc Daly thought that it was awkward that her belly had started growing. He started freaking out, and this is where the misunderstandings began. She continued to say that she tried everything she could to restore the intimacy they previously had, but they began disagreeing about parenting decisions.
On their second anniversary, she was forced to celebrate it without her husband since they had previously argued about whether to have the nanny on the anniversary trip or not. Marc Daly Kenya Moore’s baby daddy seemed to have been leaving her on the sideline as he would only spare time for their daughter. She also said that he could be supportive and helpful, but when he got angry, it was like an alter-ego would come in from the depths of hell.
Due to all the drama, the Kenya Moore Marc Daly union had to be put on pause. Kenya Moore baby, Brooklyn, is her whole life. For this reason, she decided that separating with Daly would be the best thing to do for the protection of her little girl. The two announced their separation in September 2019. They stated that they would co-parent to raise Brooklyn properly.
Kenya Moore net worth
Her successful career and business endeavors have contributed to the growth of her net worth over the years. She receives a salary of around $600,000 per season for being featured in The Real Housewives Of Atlanta. She also owns a Bentley GTC, which is worth approximately $225,000. As shown on the show, Kenya Moore house looks luxurious and very expensive as well.
Her production company has produced two movies so far. She also owns a hair care company called Kenya Moore HairCare. She has been able to amass money from this company as well.
Kenya Moore has portrayed the real definition of strength, self-confidence, determination, and hard work. Despite being abandoned by her mother as a baby, she was able to use what she had to achieve her dreams. From the story of life, it seems like she followed the mantra, ‘Go big or go home!’