As one of the lead vocalists in the wildly popular 1990s R&B vocal group Xscape, Kandi Burruss is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, businesswoman, and television personality.
In addition to composing early classics like “Feel So Good” and “Can’t Hang,” Burruss also provided lead vocals on hits like “My Little Secret,” “Just Kickin’ It,” and “Who Can I Run To.” Burruss is well-known for being the brilliant songwriter of TLC’s smash No. 1 single from 1999, “No Scrubs,” for which she was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song in 2000.
Kandi Burruss was born in Georgia on May 17, 1976. The mother of Burruss is Joyce Jones, while the father is Titus Burruss Jr. She had an elder brother who, at the age of 22, was killed in a car accident. She graduated from Tri-Cities High School in Georgia in 1994. She started starring in the BET series Teen Summit when she was 15 years old.
Kandi Burruss Net Worth
The $30 million-dollar net worth of Kandi Burruss includes her work as a singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and television personality. As a member of the band Xscape, Kandi Burruss first rose to fame. She then had a very successful career as a record producer and songwriter. Since the second season of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” on Bravo in 2009, Burruss has been a cast member.
When Xscape released their debut album, “Hummin’ Comin’ At ‘Cha,” in 1993, Burruss was a senior in high school. The album’s highest point on the R&B charts was number three. 1995 saw the release of their second album, “Off the Hook.” LaTocha departed the band to focus on a solo career not long after the publication of their third album. Burruss afterward went on to have success as a songwriter.
She also contributed to the songs “Bug a Boo,” “Bills, Bills, Bills,” and “The Writings on the Wall” by Destiny’s Child and TLC. Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Pink, Usher, and other celebrities have had songs penned by Buruss. Her debut solo album, Hey Kandi, was released in 2000. She later established her own record company and is currently the CEO of Kandi Koated Entertainment.
Enterprises and Other Appearances
She is a cast member of the television reality series “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” in addition to her success in the music industry. In another episode of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire,” Kandi assisted a housewife in winning a million dollars. Kandi has additionally been in the TV sitcom “Are We There Yet,” “Single Ladies” on VH1, and her own Bravo spinoff program “The Kandi Factory.” Additionally, she introduced the “Bedroom Kandi” brand of sex toys.
Real Housewives of Kandi Burruss: Salary
When she participates in The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Kandi makes $450,000 per season. This was once the greatest sum awarded to any iteration of the show. The most wealthy housewife is now widely acknowledged to be Lisa Vanderpump.
Business tycoon Russell “Block” Spencer and Kandi Burruss once had a romance. Riley is the couple’s child. She became engaged to Ashley “AJ” Jewell in 2008; regrettably, he went suddenly a year later. The TV celebrity began dating former RHOA line producer Todd Tucker in 2011, and they later got married. Both of their children are named Ace and Blaze. In Atlanta, Georgia, their family lives in a mansion.
For $250,000, Kandi purchased her first house in Georgia in 2002. In 2017, she sold the house for the same asking amount. She spent $512,000 on a sizable mansion in Atlanta in 2012. The estimated value of this seven-bedroom, 7,000-square-foot property is at least $1 million. Soon after settling in, she reportedly spent over $200,000 on upgrades.