|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Born||Kenya Summer Moore
January 24, 1971
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Title(s)||Miss Michigan USA 1993
Miss USA 1993
|Miss USA 1993
Miss Universe 1993
Kenya Summer Moore (born January 24, 1971) is an American actress, model, author, and producer. She won the 1993 Miss Michigan USA and Miss USA 1993 titles and finished in the top six of the Miss Universe 1993 pageant. Additionally, she founded the Kenya Moore Foundation, a charity which awards scholarships to underprivileged girls from her high school alma mater.
Moore was born in Detroit, Michigan and was raised by her grandmother and aunt. She graduated from Cass Technical High School and attended Wayne State University, where she majored in psychology.[clarification needed]
Moore won Miss Michigan USA (1993) and then Miss USA 1993; in the latter pageant she was crowned by outgoing titleholder, Shannon Marketic of California. Moore became the second Miss USA titleholder from Michigan and the second African-American winner. She then represented the USA in Miss Universe 1993
Moore successfully leveraged her pageant wins into appearances in several television programs including: Video Soul, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Martin, Homeboys in Outer Space, Sparks, Smart Guy, Living Single, Damon, The Steve Harvey Show, In the House, The Jamie Foxx Show, The Parent 'Hood, Nubian Goddess, Men, Women & Dogs, The Parkers, Girlfriends, Under One Roof, and Meet The Browns She has also appeared on the covers of Glamour, Seventeen, Ebony, and Essence magazines and can be seen in the music videos for Jermaine Dupri's "Money Ain't a Thang" (1998), Shai's "I Don't Wanna Be Alone" (1996), and Nas' "Street Dreams" (1996). Additionally, Moore has appeared in several films: Waiting to Exhale (1995), Senseless (1998), Trois (2000), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Brothers in Arms (2005), I Know Who Killed Me (2007), and Trapped: Haitian Nights (2010).
In 2013, she released a workout DVD titled Kenya Moore: Booty Boot Camp.
Moore was credited as producer/director of the film Haitian Nights; after the project lost its director for unspecified reasons, Moore took over the production and completed the film. When the film failed to find distribution, Moore founded Moore Vision Media, an independent movie production and home-video distribution company. The company's first production was The Confidant, released by Universal Vivendi on August 24, 2010.
|1995||Waiting To Exhale||Denise|||
|2001||No Turning Back||Lia|
|2003||Deliver Us From Eva||Renee Johnson|||
|2004||Nas: Video Anthology Vol. 1||Herself|
|2005||Resurrection: The J.R. Richard Story||Leticia|
|Brothers in Arms||Mara|
|2007||I Know Who Killed Me||Jazmin|||
|2010||Trapped: Haitian Nights||Nadine|
|The Confidant||Eden Patterson|||
|2013||Dolls of Voodoo||Nadine|
|1994||The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air||Dana||Mothers Day|
|1996||Martin||Lena Bozack||You're All I Need|
|Homeboys in Outer Space||Nefertiti||Super Bad Foxy Lady Killer or Ty and Morris Get the Shaft|
|1997||Sparks||Ms. Collins||I, Spy|
|Smart Guy||Vivian Kennedy||Brother, Brother|
|Living Single||Lisa DeLongPre||One Degree of Separation|
|1998||Damon||Julia Burton||The Designer|
|The Steve Harvey Show||Miss Gerard||Educating Piggy|
|1999||The Jamie Foxx Show||Heidi||Change of Heart|
|The Parent 'Hood||Celeste||Wedding Bells Blues,
A Sister Scorned
|In The House||Valerie Bridgeforth||How Nana Got Her Groove Back,
Not as Good as It Gets
|2001||Men, Women, & Dogs||Carmen||Sick as a Dog|
New York Bound
|2012-Present||Real Housewives of Atlanta||Herself|
|2013||Walk This Way||n/a||Abstinence|
- Speaker Bio for Essence Festival (July 2013), accessdate=24 March 2013
- Season 5 Overview. The Real Housewives of Atlanta. bravotv.com
- Kenya Moore: Booty Boot Camp (Color, NTSC, WidescreenASIN B00BEZEFM4.). March 5, 2013.
- Kenya Moore. eurweb.com (September 24, 2008).
- Moore Vision Media – http://www.moorevisionmedia.com/
- "The Confidant (2010)". BlockBuster.com.
- "5 Things to Know About Real Housewife of Atlanta, Kenya Moore!". Wetpaint. Retrieved September 27, 2012.
- "The 50 Hottest Bad Actresses Of All Time". Complex. Retrieved October 25, 2012.
- "Trois". Yahoo. Retrieved 2000.
- Chris Witherspoon. "‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ star Kenya Moore developing show similar to Tyra Banks’ ‘Top Model’". The Grio. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
- "And Sheree Whitfield's Replacement On Real Housewives Of Atlanta Is…". Perez Hilton. Retrieved May 8, 2012.
- "Rapper David Banner Starring In Upcoming Thriller". Icelebz. Retrieved April 23, 2009.
- Kenya Moore at the Internet Movie Database
- Kenya Moore's Official Website
- Game, Get Some! on Amazon.com
- Trois – Box Office Mojo