Kandi Burrus Life and Career
Kandi Burrus, also known as Kandi Girl is an American singer-songwriter. Famous for her time spent performing in the music group Xscape, she has held multiple music labels from Sony to Capital Records. Her professional and personal accomplishments have earned her the following success.
Annual Salary: $450 thousand per season on Real Housewives of Atlanta
Net Worth: $35 million mostly accredited to her time spent with the band Xscape.
Kandi Burrus has been the recipient of multiple music awards to include a Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo, MTV Video Music Award, Soul Train Music Award, and Billboard Music Award. Kandi has produced hit songs “No Scrubs,” “Bills Bills Bills.” and “The Writings on the Wall” for top performing R&B groups TLC and Destiny’s Child.
Additional collaborations have been performed with top recording artists Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Boyz II Men, NSync, Usher, Mya, Whitney Houston, and more.
In 2000, Kandi Burrus released her first solo album titled, “Hey Kandi.” The lead single of the album ranked 89 on the billboards for the R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart. Soon thereafter, she founded her own record label and is currently the CEO of Kandi Koated Entertainment.
Kandi Burrus joined the show, “Real Housewives of Atlanta” during its second season. Serving as the executive producers and television personality of this show, she has also made appearances on other sitcoms. These include, “Are We There Yet,” “VH1′s Single Ladies,” and her own show “The Kandi Factory” which has since been cancelled.
As of January 15, 2013, Kandi Burrus announced her engagement to Todd Tucker who serves as a line producer for The Real Housewives of Atlanta. They have been dating since 2011. Kandi currently has one daughter by the name of Riley from a previous relationship with Russell “Block” Spencer of Block Entertainment.