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NeNe Leakes shot to stardom as a fan favorite on Bravo's Real Housewives of Atlanta. Her popularity as a housewife led to her own Bravo television series I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding. In 2012, she was cast as coach Roz Washington on Glee and later that year landed a starring role on NBC’s sitcom The New Normal. Leakes has also guest-starred in BET comedies, The Game and Let’s Stay Together. She was voted as one of Entertainment Weekly’s Entertainers of the Year and was the recipient of Bravo’s A-list Award for Fan Favorite. She is the author of Never Make the Same Mistake Twice, discussing her fractured childhood, abusive relationship and struggles with being a single mother.
Currently, Leakes resides in Duluth, Ga., a suburb of Atlanta, along with her two children and husband Gregg Leakes.
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