Kandi Burruss Biography
Kandi Burruss is an American singer, songwriter, television personality, actress, and businesswoman who is well known for her role as a member of the female American vocal group Xscape in 1992.
Kandi Burruss Career
LaTocha Scott played with the Precise group. Scott’s sister Tamika met with Kandi Burruss while attending Tri-Cities art secondary school in East Point, Georgia. The three of them started singing together and recruited a fourth member, Tamera Coggins. Shortly, Tameka “Tiny” Cottle was requested to hear the girls, and Xscape was formed. The girls received recording executive Ian Burke, who later became group manager after their major first performance at BET’s Teen Summit in 1992. Jermaine Dupri, who later signed the group to his So So So Def Recording recording label, soon caught Xscape’s attention.
On October 12, 1993, the band released their first album, “Hummin’ Comin” in ‘Cha. Off the Hook was their second studio album in a year’s time. Their third and final studio album Traces of My Lipstick was released on Billboard 200 on twenty-eight years ago and on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart in six.
Burruss was the first female African-American to win the award of the Year Songwriter. Burruss also wrote the song “Tardi for the Party” for her Real Housewives Kim Zolciak, a co-star of Atlanta. Burruss co-wrote the TLC’s “No Scrubs” and Destiny’s Child’s Bills, Bills, Bills.” In December 2010 her second album, Kandi Koated, came out. With Burruss and three other songwriters co-writing credit, Ed Sheeran released his extremely successful single Shape of You in 2017. She was also a team member of the Peach Candy duo with Atlanta woman rapper Rasheeda.
In the second season of the Real Housewives of Atlanta, Entertainment Weekly reported, in March 2009, that DeShawn Snow is replaced by Burruss. Burruss’s introduction saw several stories, initially with her boyfriend A.J. recently. Expressed interest to revive her career in music. In addition to her work A mother’s love, a play she and her husband create and produce, Burruss found a friendship with castmates Phaedra Parks and Porsha Williams. In season 11 of season 11 RuPaul’s Drag Race, she appeared as a guest judge alongside the Amber Valletta model and player who was broadcast on 11 April 2019.
During her performance, she placed fifth and was a favorite fan. In 2020, the Masked Singer was the Night Angel in the third season of reality. The first women winner in the history of the show was declared during the finale. The second spin-off of the show, Kandi’s Wedding, was first performed on Bravo on 1 June 2014. Burruss and Tucker wedded the third series, which first on 6 July 2014. The network subsequently announced a series entitled Kandi’s Ski Trip, with Burruss in its third offshoot.
In the series Single Ladies, Thicker Than Wasser: The Tankards, Roblé & Co. Chef and Let’s Stay Together, Burruss performed on a camel. The sex toy company called Bedroom Kandi is also owned by Burruss. On Ustream, Kandi Koated Nights, Burruss, and 4 friends launched a ‘sex and relationship’ web series. In 2018, the show began on TV.
Kandi Burruss Age
Burruss is 45 years old as of 2021. She was born Kandi Lenice Burruss-Tucker on 17 May 1976 in College Park, Georgia, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 17th of May every year.
Kandi Burruss Height
Burruss stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m) tall and weighs about 62 kg.
Kandi Burruss Family
Burruss is Reverend Titus Burruss Jr.’s daughter and Joyce Jones’ daughter. She had an older brother, Patrick Riley who died in a car crash when she was 22 years old.
Kandi Burruss Husband and Children
In late 2008, Burruss started to have a relationship with Ashley “A.J” Jewell and in January 2009 the couple took part after several months. Nevertheless, Jewell died on 2 October 2009, following headache damage. On January 15, 2013, Burruss announced on Twitter that she was engaged in filming for the fourth season with Todd Tucker, a former line producer for The Royal Housewives of Atlanta.
On 4 April 2014, the two of them were married. The couple lives in Georgia, Atlanta. They have two children a son, Ace Wells, born on January 6, 2016, and a daughter named Blaze Tucker, via surrogate on November 22, 2019. Burruss and her ex-boyfriend, Russell “Block” Spencer of Block Entertainment, have a daughter named Riley Burruss born August 22, 2002.
Kandi Burruss Net Worth
Burruss has an estimated net worth of $30 Million which she has earned through being a singer, songwriter, television personality, actress, and businesswoman.
Kandi Burruss Movies
- 2019; Same Difference
- 2018; Never Heard
- 2014; Second Chance Christmas
- 2008; Make It Rain
Kandi Burruss TV Shows
- 2009–present; The Real Housewives of Atlanta
- 2011; Are We There Yet?
- 2012; Let’s Stay Together
- 2014; A Mother’s Love
- 2016; Summer of ’76
- 2017; Saints & Sinners
- 2017; Xscape: Still Kickin’ It
- 2018; Kandi Koated Nights
- 2019; Celebrity Big Brother 2
- 2020; Insecure; Glenda
- 2020; The Masked Singer; Night Angel; Contestant
- 2020; The Chi; Roselyn Perry
- 2020; Race in America: A Movement Not A Moment
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Burruss.
|Who is Burruss?||She is an American singer, songwriter, television personality, actress, and businesswoman|
|Age||45 years old as of 2021|
|Height||5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m)|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|