How much is Kandi Burruss worth? $30 million
How did Kandi Burruss earn her money and wealth?
Kandi Burruss, real name Kandi Burruss-Tucker, was born on 17 May 1976 in Georgia, the US to Reverend Titus Burruss Jr. and Joyce Jones. She had an elder brother Patrick Riley who unfortunately died in a car crash in the year 1991 when he 22. Kandi attended Tri-Cities High School located in Georgia and graduated from there in the year 1994.
Kandi Burruss is not only an American singer but is also a record producer, songwriter, television personality as well as a business woman. She started her career at the age of 15 years by appearing on the BET series called ‘Teen Summit.’ Kandi is first African-American women to have won the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ Songwriter of the Year award in the year 2000.
She earned most fame as a former member of the band Xscape and also via song writing as well as record producing. Her success from both of these profiles and went on to win many awards, which includes Grammy Award, for her songwriting skills. Her most famous and successful hits include TLC’s ‘No Scrubs’, ‘Bug a Boo,’ ‘Bills, Bills, Bills,’ as well as ‘The Writings on the Wall” for the Destiny’s Child. Kandi has also written songs for recording artist, which includes Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Usher, Alicia Keys, among others. Moreover, she has also been an executive producer and has done rewrites for the song ‘Tardy for the Party,’ by Kim Zolciak.
Kandi Burruss released her debut solo album called ‘Hey Kandi’ in the year 2000 which includes the singles ‘Cheatin on me’ and ‘Don’t Think I’m Not.’ Kevin ‘She’kspere’ Briggs had co-produced the album, which peaked at 32 in the Billboard Top R&B and Hip Hop music albums chart. Her second album called ‘Kandi Koated’ was released in the year 2010 under the record label Asylum Records. The lead single of the album stood at 89 positions in the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs music chart.
Kandi teamed up with rapper Rasheeda to form the duo called ‘Peach Candy’ and released Peach candy EP that included five track lineup on iTunes. She later created her own music record label ‘Kandi Koated Entertainment’ and was the label’s CEO. Apart from her successful music career, Kandi has also appeared in an episode of ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ in which she helped a housewife win 1 million dollars. Besides, she has also appeared in a number of television sitcoms such as ‘Are We There Yet,’ ‘Single Ladies’, ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ and the Bravo spinoff show ‘The Kandi Factory.’ Moreover, Kandi has also made cameo appearances in series like Chef Roblé & Co., Single Ladies, Thicker Than Water: The Tankards, as well as Let’s Stay Together.
What are the highest grossing earnings of Kandi Burruss?
- Traces of My Lipstick (1998): $1,000,000
- Off the Hook (1995): $1,000,000
- Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha (1993): $1,000,000
- Kandi Koated (2010): $18,000
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