Gregg Leakes is notably known for appearing in season 12 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta was passed away on 1 September 2021. He was 66 at the time of his demise. The Businessman took his last breath at his house. The sad and sudden demise of Gregg was very shocking for fans and family. As the news spread over the Internet, many known celebrities and their fans pay tribute to the late Leaker.
People who worked with him expressed their condolences to the family members and also prayed for departed souls. As the news was confirmed by his family friend Ernest Duke, all the social media platforms starting paying tribute to Gregg. Following the death of Gregg Leakes, fans wanna know about his income. All want to know how rich was the star at the of his death. Today in the article, we will talk about NeNe Leake’s husband Gregg Leakes Net worth. Firstly, we will talk about the actor’s career and thereafter about his Net Worth.
Gregg Leakes was an American real estate investor and Television personality. He is well known for his appearance in the Bravo Television series ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta ‘. Gregg was part of the show from 2008- 2019, along with his then-wife NeNe Leakes. Moreover, the couple also appeared on ‘Masterchef Celebrity ShowDown’. Leakes has also appeared on ‘Watch What Happens Life!’ ‘The Arsenio Hall Show’ and ‘Bethenny’.In addition to that, Gregg also appeared on ‘The Windy Williams Show’.
Who is Gregg Leakes?
Gregg Leakes was born on 18 August 1954 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born to the name Gregory Leon Leakes. Gregg was a self-taught businessman. He had worked as a real estate investor and consultant for over years. NeNe and Gregg were cast in ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ in 2008. Over the several seasons, the audience has witnessed the ups and downs of the Leakes’s marriage.
Gregg met NeNe Johnson in 1996 when she was an exotic dancer in Atlanta. Gregg and NeNe tied the knot in 1997, a year later they met. The couple welcomed their son Brentt Leakes on February 22, 1999. In 2011, they got divorced. The following year, Gregg and NeNe reconciled and remarried on 22 June 2013. The nuptial was documented for the seven special episodes of ‘I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding’. The episodes were aired by Bravo TV in September 2013. Gregg was the stepfather of NeNe’s son born in December 1989. Moreover, he is also the father of five other children from his previous relationships.
Gregg Leakes’s Net Worth
Gregg Leakes has accommodated an estimated Net Worth of $4 million at the time of his death. Thanks to his years of investment in real estate which helped him to chuck up such a huge worth. In 2015, Gregg along with his ex-wife NeNe purchased a $ 2.1 million mansion in Atlanta. The 10,000 square foot home is surrounding by fountains from all sides. Moreover, the house also includes six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a marble floor, and a swimming pool. However, in 2018, it was reported that the couple were evicted from their home. The eviction notice was filed because the Leakes owned $ 6,240 past rent. Moreover, the following year Gregg was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. Also, he went through chemotherapy after initially trying holistic remedies.
Gregg also earned from television shows. He made a huge profit from the reality television show ‘ The Real Housewives of Atlanta’. Additionally, he also earned by endorsing different products. Gregg owned many luxurious cars at the time of his death. Moreover, he was also the owner of many real estates properties. Now, after his death, all his wealth and earning will be equally distributed among his kids. He was also the ambassador of the American Society of Cancer from 2019 till his death. Lakes launched a website called can-sir.org. His website sold merchandise that benefited the American Cancer Society.