The 12th season of Real Housewives of Atlanta has officially begun, and although NeNe Leakes was visibly absent from the premiere, fans already know she'll be quite a presence in episodes to come. According to a RadarOnline insider, the 51-year-old reality star "will be back in the third episode and she is bringing all the drama." So as we wait for the craziness to begin, here's everything you should know about NeNe.
NeNe Leakes Age
NeNe was born Linnethia Monique Johnson on Dec. 13, 1967, making her a 51-year-old Sagittarius. She's originally from Queens, New York.
NeNe Leakes Height
The RHOA star stands at 5'10.
NeNe Leakes Husband
NeNe is happily married to Gregg Leakes, and the pair has been celebrating the fact that Gregg recently announced he's cancer-free. NeNe went public with her husband's diagnosis in 2018 on Instagram, writing alongside a photo of Gregg at a doctor's appointment, "Our New Normal and the fight begins." The two certainly have faced their fair share of ups and downs in their relationship, as they've even been married twice.
The couple first tied the knot in 1997, with their divorce finalized in 2011. But by 2013, they were fully back together and wed again, which was televised for a Bravo spinoff special titled I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding.
NeNe Leakes Kids
NeNe has two sons: 29-year-old Bryson Rashard Bryant, and 20-year-old Brentt Leakes, the latter of whom she shares with Gregg.
NeNe Leakes Instagram
To follow NeNe on Instagram, where she boasts an impressive 3.3 million followers, click here.
Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 12 continues every Sunday on Bravo.