Cynthia Bailey Biography
Cynthia Bailey is an American Model, television, personality, and actress who is best known for starring in The Real Housewives of Atlanta since joining the cast in 2010.
Cynthia Bailey Early Life
Bailey was born and raised in Alabama but at the age of 18, she moved to New York City to pursue a modeling career. There, Bailey signed a five-year contract with Wilhelmina Models and later appeared as a model in several magazines and advertising campaigns. Additionally, she worked as a runway model in Paris and Milan.
Cynthia Bailey Education
In freshman-level courses, Bailey enrolled at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and as well competed in local beauty pageants. Bailey was the first African American homecoming queen at Deshler High School. She participated in a homecoming queen pageant after winning the event. Although Bailey did not win, she was contacted by a Wilhelmina Models talent scout.
Cynthia Bailey Career
Bailey has appeared in several films including Without You I’m Nothing (1990) and For Love or Money (1993), and on television programs, such as The Cosby Show.
As a model, Bailey’s first booking was the cover of Essence magazine, but that was only the beginning. She has had an enviable career from walking in Fashion Week runway shows in New York, Paris, and Milan to co-starring in a movie opposite Sandra Bernhardt. She is still a successful in-demand model, especially after signing with Major Models in New York City. Bailey continues to seek out and inspire Atlanta’s most promising talent with The Bailey Agency School of Fashion dominating many hours of her day.
Cynthia Bailey Age
Bailey is 54 years old as of 2021. She was born as Cynthia Denise Bailey on February 19, 1967, in Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 19th of February every year.
Cynthia Bailey Height
Bailey stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.78 m) tall.
Cynthia Bailey Family
Bailey is the daughter of Elijah and Barbara Bailey. Her father worked at an auto factory and her mother worked at a sewing factory. Her mother was 18 when she was pregnant with Cynthia and had another daughter, Malorie Bailey-Massie, roughly a year later.
While growing up, she was inspired by her grandmother, Mae Frankie Ford, who worked in a sewing factory, cleaned houses, sold hotdogs and hamburgers, and volunteered to care for an elderly woman.
Cynthia Bailey Husband / Partner
Bailey is married to Mike Hill since October 10, 2020. In August 2018, she publicly announced her relationship with Fox Sports correspondent Mike Hill and the two became engaged in July 2019. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, strict rules were implemented at their wedding including mandatory social distancing and face masks or face shields, to protect the 250 guests.
Cynthia Bailey Ex-Husband
Bailey was previously married to Peter Thomas on July 24, 2010, at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Their wedding was shown on a season three episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. In 2016, they publicly announced their separation, and their divorce was finalized in March 2017.
Cynthia Bailey Daughter
Bailey has a daughter from her past relationship with Leon Robinson. She gave birth to their daughter, Noelle, on November 9, 1999.
Cynthia Bailey Net Worth
Bailey has an estimated net worth of between $10k -$100k.
Cynthia Bailey The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Bailey will be starring in Season 12 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She joined The Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2010, which featured her relationship with club owner Peter Thomas and her friendship with NeNe Leakes.
The show focuses on the lives of Kenya Moore, Kandi Burruss, Cynthia Bailey, Porsha Williams, and Drew Sidora. In this season, four of the six cast members from the previous season returned. Eva Marcille was fired from the show while NeNe Leakes departed the series for a second time.
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Who is Cynthia Bailey?
She is an American Model, television, personality, and actress
How old is Cynthia Bailey?
54 years old as of 2021
How tall is Cynthia Bailey?
5 feet 7 inches
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Cynthia Bailey Movies and Tv Shows
Cynthia Bailey Movies
- 1985: The Dark Power – playing a role as Tammie
- 1990: Without You I’m Nothing – playing a role as Roxanne
- 1993: For Love or Money – playing a role as Model
Cynthia Bailey Tv Shows
- 1990: The Cosby Show – playing a role as Sheniquah Watkins
- 1995: New York Undercover – playing a role as Masseuse #2
- 2010–present: The Real Housewives of Atlanta – playing a role as Herself
- 2015: Black Friday – playing a role as Herself
- 2015: Life Twirls On – playing a role as CeeCee
- 2016: The Next :15 – playing a role as Herself
- 2016: Cupcake Wars – playing a role as Herself
- 2016: Sharknado: The 4th Awakens – playing a role as Tech Addison
- 2019: Last Call – playing a role as Eloise
- 2019: How High 2 – playing a role as Herself
- 2019: Star – playing a role as Tasha Rae
- 2019: Tales – playing a role as Sally