Kandi Burruss

Also Known As: Kandi Lenice Burruss-Tucker • Born: 5/17/1976

Kandi Burruss, an influential figure in the entertainment industry, has left a mark as a television personality, actress, and entrepreneur. Kandi gained widespread recognition as a key cast member on Bravo’s reality show, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Kandi’s magnetic presence and business acumen have made her a fan favorite. Beyond reality TV, she showcased her versatility in acting, making appearances on both television and film. In addition to her on-screen achievements, Kandi is a shrewd entrepreneur who has made significant strides in the music and business world. She’s a Grammy Award-winning songwriter and founded Bedroom Kandi, a successful adult toy and bedroom accessory line. Kandi is known for her assertive and outspoken nature and advocates for self-empowerment and philanthropy.

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Musical Talent

Beyond her reality TV fame, Kandi Burruss is a Grammy Award-winning songwriter, showcasing her significant impact on the music industry.


Kandi is not just a television personality; she’s a thriving entrepreneur. She founded Bedroom Kandi, a successful adult toy and bedroom accessory line.


Kandi is an advocate for self-empowerment and philanthropy, using her platform to inspire positive change in her community and beyond.

Height: 5’2″ (1.57 m)

Nationality: American

Show(s): Real Housewives of Atlanta

Network(s): Bravo

Guest Appearances: The Masked Singer, Xscape: Still Kickin’ It, Kandi’s Wedding, The Kandi Factory

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Children: Riley Burruss, Ace Wells Tucker, Blaze Tucker

Father: Reverend Titus Burruss Jr.

Mother: Joyce Jones

Siblings: Patrick Riley

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A reality television series focused on the personal and professional lives of several women residing in Atlanta, Georgia.