Gregg Leakes Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Cancer, Alive, Net Worth

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Gregg Leakes Biography (Nene Leakes Husband)

A native of New York, Gregg Leakes is an American Real Estate Investor and TV reality star, known for his appearance on The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Leakes became widely known for his appearance on the above reality show, in which his wife, Nene Leakes was an original cast member.

Gregg Leakes Age

Leakes was born on August 18, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York. He is 67 years old as of 2021.

Gregg Leakes Height

Leakes stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) and Weighs 76 kg (168 lbs).

Gregg Leakes Wife

Leakes is married to Nene Leakes, a TV personality, actress, presenter, author, and fashion designer. The couple first got married in 1997 but ended up separating in 2010.

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Gregg Leakes Photo

That same year, on April 29, Nene filed for divorce which was finalized September 29, 2011, after season four of The Real Housewives had finished shooting.

For many, that would be the end of the story. But that was not the case for Gregg and Nene because the two lovebirds reunited and in January 2013, announced that they were engaged.

The couple remarried on June 22, 2013, at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta. Their wedding was by Bravo TV in a spin-off entitled I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding.

Gregg Leakes Children

Leakes is a father to six children. Their names are; Brentt Leakes, Katrina Leakes, Damian Leakes, Dexter Leakes, Daryl Leakes, and Denton Leakes.

Damien, Daryl, Dexter, Denton, and Katrina are from a previous relationship. He and Nene have two children together; Brentt and Bryson. Gregg also has a granddaughter named Bri’Asia Bryant who was born in 2012.

Gregg Leakes Cancer

Leakes’ wife Nene, revealed in June 2018, that Gregg had stage 3 colon cancer. Later in MAy 2019, she announced that he was cancer-free. However, the good news did not last long as many would have hoped since, in June 2021, Nene revealed that cancer had returned.

Speaking on his cancer diagnosis on May 8, 2020, Leakes wrote on Instagram; “2 years ago today I was told I had cancer. I remember being sad inside but I knew I had to be strong on the outside as much as I could.

“It was very tuff finding out. The next 2 questions always are: how bad & how long ?” He went ahead to thank God for always being there for him as well as his wife for taking care of him and loving him.

On August 28, 2021, Nene revealed to guests at her Linnethia Lounge in Duluth that her husband was transitioning to the other side. “You don’t know what we’re dealing with right now,” Nene said to the audience.

“We walked in this lounge because we had to walk in this lounge because this is our business. So, when people approach and say, ‘You’re rude because you don’t want to say happy birthday,’ my husband is at home dying. I don’t want to say, ‘Happy birthday.’”

Is Gregg Leakes Still Alive

Leakes is still alive. He is however not in good health according to an update shared by his wife Nene who said that he was dying.

Gregg Leakes Net Worth

Leaked has an estimated net worth of around $4 million.