Gregg Leakes Biography
Gregg Leakes was an American Real Estate Investor and Consultant. He was best known as the husband of a “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star “Nene Leakes”.
He gained popularity as a reality star by being the voice of reason on the same show in which NeNe participated for continuous 8 years. When Bravo TV covered the re-marriage of the duo, Leakes’ career as a reality star again got back on track. In 2017, Gregg took part in the MasterChef Celebrity Showdown and also in the Tag Team challenge.
Gregg Leakes Age – How old is Nene Leakes’ Husband?
He was born on August 18, 1954 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. He died at 67 years old on 1st September 2021.
Gregg Leakes Death
Leakes died on 1 September 2021 at the age of 67, he died peacefully after a long battle with stage 3 colon cancer.
Gregg Leakes Height
Leakes stands at a height of 182 cm (1.82 meters).
Gregg Leakes Family
Leakes was very private about his roots and personal life, he did not reveal any information about his parents nor if he has anuy siblings.
Gregg Leakes Wife
Leakes was married to NeNe Leakes (Linnethia Monique Leakes). Th couple tied the knot on in 1997. Leakes and his wife separated in 2010, and NeNe filed for divorce on April 29, 2010. The divorce was finalized September 29, 2011, after season four of The Real Housewives had finished shooting.
Gregg Leakes and NeNe reunited and announced that they were engaged in January 2013. Bravo filmed their wedding planning and ceremony for a spin-off entitled I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding.
The couple remarried on June 22, 2013, at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta. The reason of his breakup with NeNe in 2010 is still not very clear.
Gregg Leakes Children – Gregg Leakes Kids
Leakes was a farther of five sons and one daughter. He had two sons from his marriage with NeNe; Bryson Rashard Bryant born in December 1989 and Brentt Leakes born on 22 February 1999.
He has sons named Dexter, Daryl, Damian, and Denton from his previous various relationships. He also had a daughter called Katrina from one of his previous relationships.
Gregg Leakes Net Worth
He had an estimated net worth of $4 million. His wife, NeNe, has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
Gregg Leakes Cancer – Gregg Leakes Health
Nene confirmed her husband’s cancer diagnosis in June 2018; it was later revealed he was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer.
“Our New Normal and the fight begins??,” Nene posted on Instagram with a photo of Gregg sitting in front of a computer screen that read “Cancer” with a red line through it on Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
Gregg’s health issues were also documented on a November 2017 episode of RHOA when he was hospitalization for a “dangerously low” heart rate.
Gregg Leakes Chemo
After Leakes diagnosis in 2018 he underwent chemotherapy and went into remission for two years . Sadly in June 2021 NeNe Leakes shared on social that Greggs cancer had returned and he had underwent surgery.
Gregg Leakes Funeral
Gregg’s memorial service was private ceremony and friends and family gathered at Nene’s Linnethia Lounge in Duluth, Georgia on September 6. After the memorial, on September 8th Nene thanked everyone who attended the ceremony on a post on Instagram “What a celebration it was! Packed Packed Packed!” she wrote in the post, which featured a series of photos from the event. “I am grateful for all of you. THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART!”