Kenya Moore
Actress, Miss USA 1993 and Top 6 at Miss Universe 1993
Kenya Moore
Kenya Summer Moore is an American actress, model, author, and producer. She was the 1993 winner of the Miss Michigan USA title, going on to win Miss USA 1993 and finishing in the top six of the Miss Universe 1993 pageant. She is also the creator of the Kenya Moore Foundation, a charity which awards scholarships to under-privileged girls from her high school alma mater.
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The New Celebrity Apprentice: all you need to know about the new season.
Yahoo News - 2 months
The New Celebrity Apprentice has a whole lot new about it: a new title and a new "Chairman of the Board," as the show calls him, Arnold Schwarzenegger. What else is new? Here's all you need to know about the new season. The top 3 most anticipated new winter TV shows The 16 contestants hoping to win $250,000 for their charity - Retired boxer Laila Ali: The Women's Sports Foundation, which ensures girls' access to sports - Actor/comic Jon Lovitz: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for childhood cancer - '80s icon Boy George: Safe Kids Worldwide, which helps prevent childhood injuries - Football Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson: Young Warriors , a program for fatherless boys - Former Dancing with the Stars winner and host Brooke Burke-Charvet: Operation Smile , for kids with facial deformities - Kyle Richards of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Children's Hospital Los Angeles - Matt Iseman of American Ninja Warrior: The Arthritis Foundation - Former host of Big Morning Buzz Live with Carr ...
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"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Kenya Moore-"I Just Always Have to Move Forward; Life is Too Short"!
Huffington Post - 4 months
From the minute she stepped into The Bailey Agency several seasons ago, Kenya Moore breathed a brand new life into "The Real Housewives of Atlanta". As the new season kicks off (Sunday November 6th at 9:00 8/7c), Moore is poised for her hottest season yet. She sat down with me to chat about her new home, Moore Manor, how she's quite possibly found love with a new man, her time with a certain Presidential candidate on "The Celebrity Apprentice", and what alliances may have shifted with her fellow Atlanta Housewives. Well right off the bat Kenya, you are back at the forefront of the drama on this season of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta". Moore Manor definitely has taken some significant steps towards completion since we last saw it. Oh thank you. I never felt like I would be finished with everything but now that I am, looking at it from the first episode until now, it looks iike a completely different house. It looks like you definitely won the bet with returning cast ...
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'Watch What Crappens': The Go-to Podcast for All Things About Bravo!
Huffington Post - about 1 year
Bravo and the "Real Housewives" franchise continues to draw millions of viewers, so it was probably inevitable that two whip-smart, comedic voices like Ben Mandelker and Ronnie Karam would get together creating "Watch What Crappens", one of the fastest growing podcasts out there. Ronnie and Ben sat down for a chat with us to talk about the origins of "Watch What Crappens", what shows they love talking about the most, and what they're doing when they're not podcasting. First off, how did the "Watch What Crappens: podcast come to be? Do you remember the shows that you were covering at that time? Ben Madelker: Back in 2011, I was the host of a web series called "Housewife Hoedown." I always needed guests, and since I knew Ronnie from TVgasm and Matt Whitfield through friends, I had them on the show frequently -- sometimes together. We all hit it off, and when the video network that hosted "Housewife Hoedown" shut down, we decided to resurrect the series as "Watch What Crappens." ...
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Will Ferrell And Maya Rudolph Hilariously Impersonate 'Real Housewives'
Huffington Post - about 1 year
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Helen Mirren Stuns Again In Gown With Sheer Lace At Governors Awards
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Someone call Kenya Moore because Helen Mirren is "Gone with the Wind Fabulous." Mirren was a vision in white on the red carpet at the Governors Awards on Saturday night, the star-studded annual event celebrating awards given by the Academy's Board of Governors. The Oscar-winner made full use of the dramatic look, twirling her long pleated skirt and showing off the chiffon-like fabric. Mirren's gown was accentuated by a ruffly long-sleeved lace overlay, while her gold floral-themed necklace and earrings served as the perfect accessories for the evening. Mirren was joined by other industry luminaries like Meryl Streep, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to honor awardees Gena Rowlands, Debbie Reynolds and Spike Lee.  The actress last grabbed our attention at the Tokyo Film Festival in a similar-looking white gown with floral accents. If it ain't broke, don't fix it! Check out Streep's speech honoring screen legend Debbie Reynolds below.    Also on Huff ...
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Helen Mirren Stuns Again In Gown With Sheer Lace At Governors Awards
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Someone call Kenya Moore because Helen Mirren is "Gone with the Wind Fabulous." Mirren was a vision in white on the red carpet at the Governors Awards on Saturday night, the star-studded annual event celebrating awards given by the Academy's Board of Governors. The Oscar-winner made full use of the dramatic look, twirling her long pleated skirt and showing off the chiffon-like fabric. Mirren's gown was accentuated by a ruffly long-sleeved lace overlay, while her gold floral-themed necklace and earrings served as the perfect accessories for the evening. Mirren was joined by other industry luminaries like Meryl Streep, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to honor awardees Gena Rowlands, Debbie Reynolds and Spike Lee.  The actress last grabbed our attention at the Tokyo Film Festival in a similar-looking white gown with floral accents. If it ain't broke, don't fix it! Check out Streep's speech honoring screen legend Debbie Reynolds below.    Also on HuffPost: ...
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Kenya Moore 'Devastated' After Learning Millionaire Matchmaker Contestant's Marriage
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Kenya Moore’s latest quest to find love has resulted in disappointment as the reality star recently discovered the man she met on Bravo’s “Millionaire Matchmaker,” James Freeman, is happily married. Reports circulated online on Tuesday appeared to display photos of the Los Angeles-based real estate agent alongside his wife, Jaimi Gregory. According to the date on images of Gregory's Facebook page posted on NecoleBitchie.com, the pair married on April 3. The Miss USA pageant queen and "Real Housewives Of Atlanta" cast member took to her Instagram account to express her devastation over learning Freeman's marital status via social media. "I am astounded and devastated to have learned of this news via social media as opposed to from him directly,” she wrote. "However, I still believe in love and my heart remains open to the man God has for me. I wish him well." Statement from Kenya Moore A photo posted by Kenya Moore (@thekenyamoore) on May 12, 2015 at 7:11am PDT ...
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‘RHOA’ Season 7 Reunion ‘Epic’ And ‘Surprising': Kandi Burruss, Claudia Jordan, Kenya Moore, And Andy Cohen React
The Inquisitor - almost 2 years
The Real Housewives of Atlanta season 7 reunion show will be a very exciting one to watch, at least according to some of the people who were there. After the reunion show finished taping on Friday evening, some of the Atlanta housewives shared their opinions on the day. Kandi Burruss, who has now been through six reunion shows, tweeted her relief that the show was done. She simply added that she’s tired. The day is finally over! Yay!!!! I'm tired — Kandi Burruss (@Kandi) March 28, 2015 Newcomer Claudia Jordan seems to have had a different experience from Kandi. After finishing her first reunion show, Claudia proclaimed that she had an “amazing” day. What an amazing day! Can't wait to share! Good night my friends! — Claudia Jordan (@claudiajordan) March 28, 2015 Her friend and ally Kenya Moore also described the day as “amazing.” Kenya also teased that something entirely unexpected, something “epic,” happened. She added that the unexpected thing that happened did ...
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Kenya: I'm More Empathetic Toward Apollo (Kenya Moore/Bravo TV Official Site)
Wesmirch.com - about 2 years
Kenya Moore / Bravo TV Official Site: Kenya: I'm More Empathetic Toward Apollo  —  Kenya Moore weighs in on the drama between Phaedra and Apollo.  —  GROWING PAINS  —  Claudia has a new home, new job, new friendships that are developing, and a new life.  That is a lot of stress for anyone to handle.
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Kenya Moore Slams ‘RHOA’ Co-Star Phaedra Parks For Bank Fraud
Hollywood Life - about 3 years
Wow Kenya, tell us what you really think! Kenya Moore went on a nasty Twitter rampage against her ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ co-star Phaedra Parks, whose husband was charged with bank fraud and identity theft on Jan. 24. Kenya Moore has never been shy about expressing her opinions on, well, anything, but the Real Housewives of Atlanta star’s vicious Twitter attack on her embattled co-star Phaedra Parks took things to a whole new level of nasty. Kenya Moore Slams Phaedra Parks For Bank Fraud On Jan. 24, Phaedra’s husband Apollo Nida was charged with bank fraud and identity theft. He allegedly created fake companies, enabling him to access databases to find individuals to rip off, according to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. He also allegedly opened fake bank accounts under those individuals’ real names, and funneled stolen U.S. Treasury checks and auto loan proceeds into those accounts. Phaedra Dishes Porsha Apollo turned himself in to the authorities and was released ...
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Phaedra Parks Reveals The Key To Maintaining A Successful Marriage On Reality TV (VIDEO)
Huffington Post - about 3 years
Phaedra Parks has pulled out all the stops to protect her marriage, including calling out her husband, Apollo Nida and her “Real Housewife of Atlanta” co-star, Kenya Moore, for carrying on a conversation via text without her knowledge. The entertainment attorney-turned-reality star is fully aware of her coveted husband’s appeal, a topic she opened up about Monday during a special appearance on “Bethenny” along with how much extra pressure the popular Bravo series has placed on her marriage. “Marriage is hard,” she admitted before adding, “Obviously the TV show adds another dynamic. You’ve got 4 million people weighing in on the topic. But at the end of the day, the marriage has to be between you and your partner and you have to make a decision as to how you’re going to handle any pressure whether it be good or bad.” Check out more of Phaedra’s interview segment in the clip below. video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player
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Hi Hater: Nene Leakes Says Struggle Bird Kenya Moore Was Too Broke To Afford The Apartment She Showed Her
Bossip - about 3 years
Nene says Kenya isn’t a rich beyotch like her. Nene Leakes Says Kenya Could Not Afford Apartment She Showed Her For someone who is suppose to be “gone with the wind fabulous,” Kenya’s hotel room did look like she was ballin’ on a budget. According to Rolling Out: Kenya Moore and NeNe Leakes’ friendship has quickly been deteriorating on this season of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” but on Sunday night’s episode, Leakes tried to help Moore out after she was forcefully evicted from her home. But Leakes’ efforts seemed all for naught when Moore turned down the apartment she tried to show her. Now Leakes is claiming that the apartment wasn’t beneath Moore’s standards; she’s saying Moore’s finances were beneath the price of the place. During the episode, Leakes paid Moore a visit in her temporary home after she was evicted and Leakes was shocked to learn that Moore was staying in a “ghetto hotel” until she found a new place. Leakes took Moore to a swanky, upscale penthouse ap ...
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'Real Housewives' Kenya Moore Talks Taking On NeNe Leakes: 'I'm Not Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf' (Jethro Nededog/The Wrap)
Wesmirch.com - over 3 years
Jethro Nededog / The Wrap: ‘Real Housewives’ Kenya Moore Talks Taking On NeNe Leakes: 'I'm Not Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf'  —  NeNe Leakes has had some of the most epic fights on Bravo's “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.”  —  And the show's original castmember and former “New Normal” star is still standing while her enemies are no longer on the show.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Kenya Moore
    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 44
    In 2015 Moore was cast on The Celebrity Apprentice 7.
    More Details Hide Details Moore is credited as producer/director of the film Trapped: Haitian Nights. After the project lost its director, Moore took over the production and completed the film. When the film failed to find distribution, Moore founded Moore Vision Media, an independent movie production and home-video distribution company. The company's first production was The Confidant, released by Universal Vivendi on August 24, 2010.
  • 2013
    Age 42
    In 2013, she released a workout DVD titled Kenya Moore: Booty Boot Camp.
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  • 2012
    Age 41
    In May 2012, Moore joined the season five cast of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2008
    Age 37
    Since then she has also been producing and directing, and launched her own company, Moore Vision Media in 2008.
    More Details Hide Details Moore Vision Media produced the erotic thriller “The Confidant”.
  • 2007
    Age 36
    Her advice book "Game, Get Some!" was published in November 2007.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1993
    Age 22
    She then represented the United States in the Miss Universe 1993 pageant and placed sixth.
    More Details Hide Details Moore appeared in television programs including: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Meet The Browns, Homeboys in Outer Space, Sparks, Smart Guy, Video Soul Living Single, Damon, In the House, The Jamie Foxx Show, The Parent 'Hood, The Steve Harvey Show, Martin, Nubian Goddess, Men, Women & Dogs, The Parkers, Under One Roof, and Girlfriends. She has also appeared on the covers of Glamour, Seventeen, Ebony, and Essence magazines and can be seen in the music videos for Jermaine Dupri's "Money Ain't a Thang" (1998), Nas's "Street Dreams" (1996), Shai's "I Don't Wanna Be Alone" (1996), and Tupac's "Temptations". Additionally, Moore has appeared in several films: Waiting to Exhale (1995), Senseless (1998), Trois (2000), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Brothers in Arms (2005), Cloud 9 (2006), I Know Who Killed Me (2007), and Trapped: Haitian Nights (2010).
  • 1992
    Age 21
    She began modeling at the age of 14 and in the course of her modeling career was the January 1992 cover girl for Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Company's Ebony Man's (EM) magazine.
    More Details Hide Details She also became a model for the Ebony Fashion Fair cosmetic line. At 22, Kenya Moore won Miss Michigan USA (1993) and then became the second African American woman to win Miss USA.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1989
    Age 18
    She pretends I’m invisible" Kenya revealed on her Bravo blog.” She graduated from Cass Technical High School in 1989 and attended Wayne State University, where she majored in psychology and minored in communication, graduating magna cum laude.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1971
    Age 0
    Born on January 24, 1971.
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