Kenya Moore | Biography
One of those rare ones blessed with beauty, brain and talent Kenya Moore is an American actress, model, producer and author. She made her recognition through beauty contest. She was crowned Miss Michigan USA 1993, followed by Miss USA 1993 title. She also represented USA in Miss Universe 1993. Making the best use of this platform she entered into the show business.
The beautiful and confident Moore was on January 24, 1971 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Her birth name was Kenya Summer Moore. She is from African ancestry. She was brought up by her aunt and grandmother. They are the source of inspiration for her determination and confidence which enabled her to achieve big in her life. She attended Cass Technical High School and completed her high school education. She went on to graduate from Wayne State University with psychology as major.
The dark brown beauty contested for Miss Michigan USA in 19993 and won the titled. Then she remained outstanding while winning the Miss USA 1993. She was the second African-American as well as the second Michigan to hold the title. As the title holder she represented USA at Miss Universe 1993 where she remained the fourth finalist.
After recognition as a beauty queen, she made notable appearance on many television programs. Her television appearance include Video Soul, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Martin, Homeboys in the Outer Space, Sparks, Smart Guy, Living Single, Damon, The Steve Harvey Show, In The House, The Jamie Foxx Show, The Parent ‘Hood, The Parkers, Girlfriends, Under One Roof, Meet The Browns among others. She also appeared on the covers of fashion magazines like Glamour, Seventeen, Ebony and Essence.
Confident Kenya debuted in the motion pictures starring I the film “Waiting to Exhale” in the year 1995. She continued her film career playing in other movies such as Trios, Deliver Us from Eva, Brothers in Arms, I Know Who Killed Me and most recently in Trapped: Haitian Nights in 2010. Currently she is cast on Bravo TV reality show “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” in its fifth season. Apart from this, she made her significant appearance in music such as Jermaine Dupri’s “Money Ain’t a Thang”, Shai’s “I Don’t Wanna Be Alone” and “Street Dreams” by Nas.
Moore became producer/director by accident, in some sense. The director of the film Haitian Nights was unable to continue due to unknown reasons. At that time she stepped forward and undertook the responsibility of direction and production as well. And when she found no distributor for this film, ambitious Kenya established an independent movie production and home-video distribution company “Moore Vision Media”. “The Confidant” was its first production which was released on August 24, 2010 with collaboration with Universal Vevendi.
Moore is forty two years of age. She stands five feet the inch tall which is a good height. In dark brown hair and hazel colored eyes, she still looks charismatic and sexy. The beauty pageant title holder looks no less hot at this age. She is a lively and jolly person. She enjoys singing , dancing and writing as well. It is utmost significant requirement for celebrities to care for their appearances or else any lackadaisical could result in uninvited criticism and embarrassments. She goes to gym regularly. Recently, she has released a workout DVD titled Kenta Moore: Booty Boot Camp. She is active in social service too. through her charity Kenya Moore Foundation, she provides scholarship to underprivileged girls from her school Cass Technical High School.
Throughout her life she has dedicated her time in building her career and helping others. No reports have been obtained about her romance with any guy. Might be, she never found her Mr. Right. Possibilities are that she might have found her future husband and might have planned for her marriage. She might get married and have children in near future. Probably she has waited for the loving and caring husband so can settle her life without going into divorce. At present she has found herself comfortable in Atlanta growing her business and enjoying her private life in tandem.
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