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Kandi Burruss Net Worth 2022 – How Rich Is The RHOA Star?

A prominent figure on The Real Housewives of Atlanta and several of its spinoffs, Kandi Burruss is an actress, entrepreneur, and singer. Before becoming a TV star, she gained popularity with girl band Xscale. As of 2022, Kandi Burruss has a net worth of $30 million.

Early life

A native of College Park, Georgia, Kandi Lenice Burruss was born on May 17, 1976. She is the only child of Joyce Jones and a Reverend named Titus Burruss Jr. She had a brother named Patrick Riley who sadly passed away in an accident car.

At age 15, she made her media debut on the BET Teen Summit youth talk show. Around this time, Burruss was honing his entertainment skills at Tri-Cities Performing Arts High School.

There she met LaTocha Scott, Tameka “Tiny” Cottle, Tamika Scott and Tamera Coggins-Wynn to form Xscape in 1991. Kandi graduated from the institution in 1994.

Musical career

At first, Xscape only consisted of Burruss, LaTocha Scott and her sister Tamika. They invited Tamera Coggins to join, but her time with the band was brief. Tameka Cottle quickly took her place in the group.

The female quartet was discovered by rapper Jermaine Dupri who signed them to his So So Def Recordings label. In 1993, they released their first studio album Hummin’ Comin’ on ‘Cha. In just one year, it became certified platinum.

After making two more albums, the girls went on hiatus in 2002. They tried to come back in 2005, but it didn’t work out. For this reason, Kandi focused her efforts on producing and songwriting.

Reality show

In 2009, Kandi Burruss joined The Real Housewives of Atlanta in its second season. She has become a fan favorite and is currently the longest serving cast member on the show.

This helped her star in six Bravo spin-off series. This includes Kandi’s factory, Kandi’s wedding, and Kandi’s ski trip. When his band held a reunion in 2017, it was documented in Xscape: Still Kickin’ It.

Apart from reality TV, she has also made appearances in many series. Additionally, the reality TV actress started an adult toy business called Bedroom Kandi.

Net worth and earnings

Burruss made a lot of money as a musician. His debut album with Xscape alone sold over 7 million records internationally. When she went solo, she also won decently. She even received a Grammy for helping write TLC’s No Scrubs. His current main source of income is reality TV.

According to, she earns $450,000 per season on RHOA. Kandi earns additional income through other media and business activities. This is why her wealth is valued at $30 million, making her the richest housewife on her show.

Private life

Kandi Burruss was once in a relationship with business mogul Russell “Block” Spencer. They have a child named Riley. In 2008, she got engaged to Ashley “AJ” Jewell, who sadly passed away a year later.

In 2011, the TV personality dated former RHOA line producer Todd Tucker, whom she married in 2014. They have a son named Ace and a daughter named Blaze. Their family resides in a mansion in Atlanta, Georgia.