Kandi Burruss is an American singer, songwriter, television personality, actress and business woman. Burruss first gained notice in 1992 as a member of the American vocal group Xscape. In 2000, She won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for her writing contributions on the TLC hit song No Scrubs. Burruss currently stars in the Bravo reality television series The Real Housewives of Atlanta since its second season premiere on July 30, 2009.

Birth Name

Kandi Lenice Burruss

Nickname

Kandi

Profession

Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actress, Television Personality, Businesswoman

Genre

Hip-Hop, R&B

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Kandi Koated Entertainment

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Kandi Burruss was born on 17th May 1976, in College Park, Georgia, United States.

Age

She’s currently 43 years old.

Residence

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Sun Sign

Taurus

Ethnicity

Black

She has African-American ancestry.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Burruss attended Tri-Cities High School in East Point, Georgia. She graduated from the high school in 1994.

Family Details

  • Father – Rev. Titus Burruss Jr.
  • Mother – Joyce Jones
  • Siblings – Patrick Riley (Older Brother) (Died in a car crash in 1991)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kandi Burruss has dated –

  • Russell “Block” Spencer – Kandi and Block dated briefly. Block is a co-owner of music label Block Entertainment. Kandi ended their relationship after finding out that Block was still dating his other kid’s mother. But, by then, Kandi was already pregnant with daughter Riley Burruss (b. August 22, 2002).
  • Ashley “A.J.” Jewell (2008-2009) – Kandi dated AJ in late 2008. AJ also starred in Real  Housewives of Atlanta, as Kandi’s fiancé. The engagement did not last long and they were soon separated. Adding further tragedy to Kandi’s life, AJ was killed after he endured a severe head injury during an altercation at a parking lot outside a strip club, in Atlanta on October 22, 2009.

  • Todd Tucker (2011–Present) – Kandi met producer and actor Todd Tucker on the sets of The Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2011 and soon, their relationship began to bloom. On April 4, 2014, the couple got married in Atlanta. After 2 years, they were blessed with a son, Ace Wells Tucker (b. January 6, 2016). Besides their son Ace, Kandi and husband Todd have daughters, Kaela Tucker and Riley Burruss from their previous relationships, who live with them.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet –  5 feet 2½ inches
  • In centimeters – 159 cm
  • In meters – 1.59 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 62 kg
  • In Pounds – 137 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 37-28-38
  • Bust – 37 inches
  • Waist – 28 inches
  • Hip – 38 inches
  • Bra Size – 34C

Body Build

Average

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 6 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 10 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

For being a member of the female R&B, vocal quartet group Xscape. Their debut album Hummin Comin at Cha managed to reach #17 at the U.S. Billboard 200 and #3 on the Top R&B Albums chart.

Album Debut

Burruss released her debut album titled Hey Kandi on September 19, 2000, which peaked at #72 on the Billboard 200 and sold more than 260,000 copies in the United States.

Film Debut

Kandi Burruss had her debut onscreen appearance debut with the 2008 drama movie Make It Rain for her role as Roxanne.

Television Debut

In 1993, Kandi made her first television show appearance on Soul Train.

Brand Endorsements

She appeared in the Bravo TV commercial.

Kandi Burruss Favorite

Kandi Burruss favorite things aren’t known.

Kandi Burruss Net worth

Kandi Burruss has an estimated net worth of $38 million dollars as of 2019. Much of her income comes from her appearance in the reality show and album sales.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kandi Burruss

  • At the age of 15, she appeared on the BET series, Teen Summit.
  • In 2000, Kandi became the first woman to win the ASCAP Songwriter of the Year and the Living Legend award.
  • Kandi also owns Raising Ace that creates high-quality unisex baby and children’s products.
  • Kandi has worked with several popular faces of music like TLC, Destiny’s Child, Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston among others.
  • She won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Songwriting, for the hit TLC song No Scrubs.
  • Burruss has made cameo appearances on series such as Single Ladies, Thicker Than Water: The Tankards, Chef Roblé & Co. and Let’s Stay Together.
  • In 2009, Kandi opened her range of clothing store, Tags Boutique in Atlanta.
  • In 2011, She launched Bedroom Kandi, an s*x toy company that manufactures the affordable range of s*x toy products.
  • In 2011, Burruss and four friends started an s3x and relationship web series on Ustream, Kandi Koated Nights.
  • Visit her official website @ kandionline.com.
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