Kenya Moore - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 2, 2022

Kenya Moore
Profession: Actress, Model, Producer, Reality TV star
Best Known For: The Real Housewives of Atlanta (Reality TV show)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $800K

Personal Details

Born on : January 24, 1971 (age 52)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Kenya Summer Moore
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Ronald Grant
Mother's Name: Patricia Moore
Siblings: 2

Tara (younger sister)
Ronnie (younger brother)

High School: Cass Technical High School
University: Wayne State University
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Matt Jordan

Marc Daly 
(2017- 2021)

Children: 1

Brooklyn Doris Daly (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: 68 kg (149.91 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Shoe Size: 9 US
Dress Size: 10 US
Breast Size: 37 inch
Waist Size: 27 inch
Hip Size: 40 inch
Bra Size: 37
Cup Size: B

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Who is Kenya Moore?

Kenya Summer Moore–Daly is an actress, model, producer, and reality TV star by profession and American by nationality. Since winning the Miss USA 1993 competition, she has starred in Bravo TV’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Kenya Moore won the Miss USA 1993 competition (Image: Instagram)

Kenya Moore – Age, Parents, Siblings

Kenya Moore’s birth took place on January 24, 1971, in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She was born Kenya Summer Moore to her mother Patricia Moore and her father Ronald Grant, who were both teenage parents. Her mother abandoned her at three years old and was raised by her paternal grandmother Doris Grant and her aunt.

In her Bravo blog, Moore has revealed that her mother never named her,

“Since birth, my mother made the decision at age 16 to pretend she never had me. She has never spoken to me. Even if present in the same room with other people and family, she pretends that I simply don’t exist. She pretends I’m invisible.”

She is not the only child of her parents and has two siblings- younger sister Tara and younger brother Ronnie.

Kenya Moore with her siblings (Image: Instagram- posted June 2015)

Education, Ethnicity

For education she attended Cass Technical High School, graduating from the same in 1989. Kenya Moore went on to study at Wayne State University, where she majored in psychology and minored in communication. 

Her ethnicity is known to be African-American while the facts about her siblings and the rest of the family have not been shared with the public.

Kenya Moore – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Kenya Moore married her longtime boyfriend Marc Daly on 10 June 2017. Daly is a businessman as well as a restaurant owner. She and her husband welcomed daughter Brooklyn Doris Daly on November 4, 2018, after successful in-vitro fertilization at the age of 48.

But just after just two years of marriage Moore filed for divorce in September 2019. The divorce was finalized in August 2021.

In October 2022, it was reported that she was dating 28-year-old personal trainer Matt Jordan.

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Kenya Moore, Marc Daly with their daughter - posted November 2019 (Image: Instagram)

Kenya Moore – Career

Modeling, Pageants

Having begun modeling at the age of 14, she was featured as the January 1992 cover girl for Ebony Man's (EM) magazine and Ebony Fashion Fair cosmetic line.

In 1993, at the age of 22, she won Miss Michigan USA and went on to win Miss USA, making her the second African American woman to win the title. In the 1993 Miss Universe pageant, Kenya Moore finished in fifth place.

As a professional model, she has appeared on the covers of magazines including Glamour, Seventeen, Ebony, and Essence.

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Films, Shows, Series

As an actress Moore has had minor roles in TV series such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, In the House, Sparks, Smart Guy, and films Waiting to Exhale (1995), Trois (2000), Cloud 9 (2006), Trapped: Haitian Nights (2010), among others.

Moreover, Kenya Moore has worked in music videos for Nas's "Street Dreams" (1996), Shai's "I Don't Wanna Be Alone" (1996), Tupac's "Temptations”, etc.


Moore's fellow The Real Housewives of Atlanta co-stars include Cynthia Bailey, Mike Hill, Kandi Burruss, and Marc Daly.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta cast (Image: Bravo TV)


In 2008 Moore launched her own company called Moore Vision Media followed by Kenya Moore Hair, which sells hair care products. 

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Kenya Moore – Net Worth, Salary

Kenya Moore’s net worth has been estimated to be around $800 thousand while the figure on her annual salary has not been shared with the public.

Kenya Moore – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, she is active with over a million followers and counting. She also has an official website and an official business page

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