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Kandi Buruss Net Worth: How Rich is the RHOA Star Actually?



Kandi Buruss Net Worth

Kandi Buruss is an R&B singer and songwriter who gained early notice as a member of the American girl group, Xscape in 1992. She is the winner of the third season Fox’s singing competition series, The Masked Singer. As of 2023, Kandi Buruss net worth is roughly around $30 million.

Who is Kandi Buruss?

Full Name Kandi Lenice Burruss Tucker
Birthday May 7, 1976
Birthplace College Park, Georgia
Profession Singer, songwriter, Reality TV star
Husband Todd Tucker
Net Worth $30 million

Kandi Buruss is a famous singer, actress, and reality TV personality. She is best known for starring in Bravo’s reality series “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”. Buruss has been appearing in the reality series since its second season premiered on July 30, 2009. In addition, she has appeared in a recurring role on the third season of the drama series, The Chi.

Kandi Buruss was born in May 1976 in College Park, Georgia. She was born to Joyce Jones and Titus Burruss Jr. She grew up with an elder brother, Patrick Riley. Unfortunately, she lost her brother in a car crash in 1991. For her study, she joined Tri-Cities High School and earned a graduate degree in 1994.

Kandi Buruss Net Worth & How She Made Money?

Buruss was 15 when she made her first TV appearance on the BET series, Teen Summit. She was interested in singing since she was young. In the beginning, she got along with LaTocha Scott and her sister, Tamika. Soon, the trio started singing together, and later they were joined by Tamera Coggins. Nevertheless, Coggins performed with a group for a short time.

After a while, Tameka “Tiny Cottle” joined the group and they officially named their band, Xscape. In 1992, they gave their first performance at BET’s Teen Summit. Later, the group was signed by Jermaine Dupri’s recording label, So So Def Recordings. On October 12, 1993, they dropped their first studio album, Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha. The album was a critical and commercial success, which reached 17 on the U. S. Billboard 200.

Xcape went on to achieve more fame after the release of its third and final studio album, Traces of My Lipstick. However, after the release of the album, LaTocha Scott left the group and went on to pursue her solo career. Thereafter, the girl group appeared in Big Momma’s House. They performed together until going through another hiatus in 2005.

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Buruss focused on her solo career after the disbandment of Xscape. She co-wrote three major hit songs for Kevin “She’kspere” Briggs in 1999. Buruss also dropped her debut album, Hey Kandi… in 2000., which peaked at 24 on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2009, she rewrote and executive produced the song, Tardy for the Party. She went through a hiatus from music until 2009 and came up with her debut Ep, the Fly Above EP.

Kandi starred as one of the cast members of The Real Housewives of Atlanta in its second season. In 2012, she received the second spin-off from Bravo’s reality series, The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Even though the show was originally planned as just one time TV special, it ran for a full season. In June 2014, she got into another spin-off series, Kandi’s Wedding which ran for five episodes until July 2014.

After the conclusion of the 7th season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, she appeared in the second season of Celebrity Big Brother. Then, she starred in the third season of the singing competition series, The Masked Singer in 2020. She eventually won the season and came out as the show’s first female winner. Following that, she starred in Bravo’s Kandi & the Gang in 2022.

Who is Kandi Buruss’ husband?

Kandi Buruss has been married to Todd Tucker since April 4, 2014. Todd is a former line producer of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Kandi announced her engagement to Todd on January 25, 2013. She announced her pregnancy news on July 22, 2015, and welcomed a son on January 6, 2016. Buruss became parents for the second time via surrogacy on November 22, 2019. 

What is Kandi Buruss Net Worth?

Year Kandi Buruss Net Worth (estimated)
until 2019 $20 million
2020 $23 million
2021 $27 million
2022 $30 million

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kandi Burrus’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $30 million as of 2023. She received $450,000 per season while she appeared on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She was the highest-paid celebrity on the show before Lisa Vanderpump charged the highest price for the reality show. Bruss owns a 7,000-square-foot large mansion, which is currently valued at least $1 million.

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