Kandi Burruss – Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Songs, Net Worth, Family, Career & More

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Kandi Burruss Biography

Kandi Burruss – Kandi Burruss is an American producer, television personality, singer, songwriter, businesswoman, and actress. She was born on May 17, 1976. Professionally, she goes by the mononym Kandi. It was in 1992, while she was a member of the R&B female vocal ensemble Xscape, that she first came to widespread public attention.

She has gotten writing credits for the singles “Bills, Bills, Bills” by Destiny’s Child, “There You Go” by P!nk, “Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored” by Ariana Grande, and “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran. “Bills, Bills, Bills” was written by Destiny’s Child. Her contribution to the TLC hit song “No Scrubs” earned her a Grammy Award in the category of Best R&B Song in the year 2000.

On the Billboard Hot 100, Burruss’ debut single, “Don’t Think I’m Not,” as well as her appearances on the singles “4, 5, 6” by Solé and E-40’s “U and Dat” alongside T-Pain, have all made it into the top 40.

Kandi Burruss Biography & Personal Details

NameKandi Burruss
Full NameKandi Leniece Burruss
NicknameKandice
Date Of Birth17 May 1976 
Birthplace/
Hometown
College Park, Georgia, United States/
College Park, Georgia
Age 47 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Taurus
Gender Female
SchoolTri-Cities High School
College/UniversityStanford University
Education QualificationGraduation
HobbiesTraveling, Dancing, Painting
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
ReligionChristianity
EthnicityAfrican-American
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionActress, Rapper, Singer-songwriter
DebutAlbum-Kandi released her debut album, Hey Kandi in 2000
AwardsGrammy Award for Best R&B Song
Best Revival of a Play (2023)
GenreReggae, pop
Music groupXscape
Top 5 SongsOnly For You (2023)
U And Dat (2006)
Don’t Think I’am Not (2000)
My Little Secret (1998)
Understanding (1993)

Kandi Burruss Family, Relationship and Afair

Burruss was the daughter of the Reverend Titus Burruss Jr. and Joyce Jones when she was born in College Park, which is located in the state of Georgia.

Kandi Burruss with her Father

Kandi Burruss with her Mother

She was predeceased by an older brother named Patrick Riley (1968–1991) who was killed in an automobile accident.

Kandi Burruss with her older brother and Mom

Riley Burruss was born on August 22, 2002, to Burruss and her ex-boyfriend, Russell “Block” Spencer of Block Entertainment.  Riley Burruss is Burruss’s daughter with her former boyfriend.

Kandi Burruss with her Ex-Bf (Ashley “A.J.” Jewell)

Burruss made the announcement on Twitter on January 15, 2013, that she was engaged to Todd Tucker, who had previously worked as a line producer on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Burruss had been seeing Tucker since 2011, when they were both working on the fourth season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Kandi Burruss with her Husband (Todd Tucker)

The wedding took place on April 4, 2014, and it was quite an extravagant affair. Burruss made the news public in July 2015 that she was expecting a child. On January 6, 2016, she and Tucker became the proud parents of a son.

Kandi Burruss with her Childrens

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date4 April 2014 with Todd Tucker
ParentsMother-Joyce Jones
Father-Titus Burruss Jr.
SiblingsBrother-Patrick Riley
Sister-None
AuntsBertha Jones, Nora Jones
FianceAshley Jewell (Ex-fiance)
Spouse/HusbandTodd Tucker
Boyfriend/AfairRussell Spencer (Ex-Bf)
ChildrenDaughter-Riley Burruss, Kaela Tucker,Blaze Tucker
Son-Ace Wells

Physical Measurement

Height (Approx.)In Centimeters –159 cm
In Meters-1.59 m
In Feet and Inches –5′ 3″
Weight (Approx.) In Kg –62 kg
In Pounds –137 lbs
Body Measurements (Approx.)37-28-38
Hair ColourBlack-Brown
Eye ColourDark Brown

Kandi Burruss Career

  • Precise was the name of the band that LaTocha Scott was a member of before Xscape came along and stole his spotlight. Tamika, Scott’s sister, first got to know Kandi Burruss when they were both students at the Tri-Cities performing arts high school in East Point, Georgia. The three of them started singing together and eventually brought on a fourth member, Tamera Coggins, whose tenure with the band was rather brief.
  • Soon after that, Tameka “Tiny” Cottle was requested to try out for the group, and Xscape was formally established as a group. After making their much anticipated debut at BET’s Teen Summit in 1992, the ladies were put in contact with record executive Ian Burke, who would go on to become the group’s manager.                                                                                                                             
  • The band made their debut with the album Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha, which was published on October 12, 1993. The album reached its highest position on the Top R&B Albums chart at number three, as well as number seventeen on the overall Billboard 200.
  • Kandi released her first studio album, titled Hey Kandi…, in the year 2000. This album gave birth to the hits “Don’t Think I’m Not” and “Cheatin’ on Me.” On the Billboard Hot 100, “Don’t Think I’m Not” made it all the way up to number 24. The album only managed to reach position #72 on the Billboard 200, which is far lower than the lead single’s performance.
  • After taking some time off from making music, Burruss created her debut extended play, which was titled The Fly Above EP and was made available on October 29, 2009.
  • After her record deal with Capitol Records fell through, Burruss made the announcement in December 2009 that she had signed a contract with Asylum Records instead.
  • The lyrical rhythm of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You,” released in 2017, has been compared to that of “No Scrubs,” specifically in the pre-chorus line that goes, “Boy, let’s not talk too much/ Grab on my waist and put that body on me.”
  • “Shape of You” ranks as one of the most successful singles of all time, and the parallels have been made because of the similarities between the two songs.
  • She participated in the third season of The Masked Singer in 2020, under the stage name “Night Angel.” It was originally requested that Burruss compete in the first season, but she was unable to do so owing to other responsibilities in her life at the time.
  • However, after seeing T-Pain play live and being approached by producers once more, she started to have second thoughts. Burruss was the first woman to ever win her season on the show, making her victory historic. Burruss made her debut as a star on the Bravo show Kandi & The Gang in the year 2022.
 
 
 
 
 
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Kandi Burruss Social Media Accounts

Instagram id kandi10.7M followers
Facebook id Kandi Burruss5M followers 
Youtube Channel KandiOnline660K subscribers
Twitter Iid Kandi Burruss1.9M Followers
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Kandi Burruss Net Worth:

Net Worth (Approx.)$30 million in 2023
Monthly Income and Salary$360k
Yearly Income and Salary$3 Million

Kandi Burruss Cars Collection:

  • Not Known

Fanmail address:

Kandi Burruss
Pantheon Talent Group, Llc.
1880 Century Park East
Suite 711
Los Angeles, CA 90067-1618
USA

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