50 Kenya Moore Quotes About Careers & Success

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Kenya Moore is an American actress, entrepreneur, producer, author, television personality, and model. She is known for her appearance on the reality show The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She is the second African American woman to win the Miss USA.

Moore first began her modeling career at the age of 15 years old. In 1993, she won the Miss Michigan USA pageant. She has featured in shows such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Martin, Sparks, Living Single, and The Steve Harvey Show. Other than that, she also had a book published and produced several film projects.

Here’s a collection of the most inspirational Kenya Moore quotes:


50 Kenya Moore Quotes About Careers & Success

1. “Lawrence Washington from the show told the producers that I was moving and the rest is history.” – Kenya Moore

2. “I encourage women to grow their relaxers out but that is simply because chemicals weaken and permanently damage your hair. With that said, women should wear their hair how they see fit, but know that you do not have to wear extensions if you want beautiful hair that is all yours.” – Kenya Moore

3. “I honestly do not know if Nene is coming back. I think that her rep said that she does not have a contract as of now. You know, that could change, but normally if they want you back, they’ll give you a contract right away.” – Kenya Moore

4. “The RHOA brand and platform is global reaching over 200 Million viewers.” – Kenya Moore

5. “A stage is a stage but with acting, you must have talent.” – Kenya Moore

6. “Kiss the blackest part of my behind.” – Kenya Moore

7. “So the first day we were OK. Second day, he picked a fight with me. He spoke to me in a nasty way.” – Kenya Moore

8. “Move your body every day by walking, hiking, basketball, boxing, dancing, anything you love to keep on course.” – Kenya Moore

9. “The Marc that you guys saw on TV I believe was like, you know, an angry Marc, he didn’t want to be there. I think that he had some resentment.” – Kenya Moore


10th of 50 Kenya Moore Quotes

10. “She (Tyra Banks) is a very sweet and humble person with great business acumen.” – Kenya Moore


11. “We have been quarantined apart, so that has been difficult in and of itself. But the goal prior to being quarantined is definitely working on our relationship.” – Kenya Moore

12. “Healthy living is a lifestyle.” – Kenya Moore

13. “I wanted to take a chance at doing something I had never done before and expand my brand at the same time. It’s been an amazing opportunity.” – Kenya Moore

14. “Eating a low-fat diet but allowing yourself to eat the things you love in moderation.” – Kenya Moore

15. “Marc never wanted a pool, and I thought, ‘Oh, you don’t live here anymore. I’m building a pool because it’s what I wanted.” – Kenya Moore

16. “My grandmother raised me and found programs that enriched my education without costing a lot. I also found pageants to be a great source for financial assistance.” – Kenya Moore

17. “Once I started modeling it seemed like a natural progression into acting.” – Kenya Moore

18. “We’re working on it. We’re in counseling, and Marc has made a complete 360.” – Kenya Moore

19. “I haven’t completely made a decision, but my heart tells me that he cannot change.” – Kenya Moore


20th of 50 Kenya Moore Quotes

20. “I was a professional model prior to winning Miss USA but the platform was so huge that it catapulted me to being a well-known personality and many acting offers kept coming my way. From there, I have worked and now understanding my brand has been crucial to my business.” – Kenya Moore


21. “In entertainment, I greatly respect Mara Brock Akil and Shonda Rhimes. They are talented writers and producers who have done amazing feats as women of color in this business.” – Kenya Moore

22. “The Kenya Moore Foundation will award young women college scholarships from my high school.” – Kenya Moore

23. “I have just been feeling like I’m just in a holding pattern, and whenever I’ve tried to really talk to him about us, it never really goes anywhere.” – Kenya Moore

24. “I’ve had a lot of proposals in my lifetime, but why did I choose Marc in the end?” – Kenya Moore

25. “My first film role was “Waiting to Exhale” with the late Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, and Loretta Devine and directed by academy award winner Forest Whittaker.” – Kenya Moore

26. “My definition would be to afford women the same opportunities as men by supporting one another and encouraging us to make things happen for ourselves by believing in ourselves.” – Kenya Moore

27. “We’ve been separated well over 10 months, and I have Brooklyn with me 100 percent of the time, and I feel like I need to have custody issues settled before I actually file for divorce.” – Kenya Moore

28. “Acting requires studying and preparations and you must take it seriously or no one will respect nor take you seriously.” – Kenya Moore

29. “I had blocked him, and then he started to ask to speak with me and send me emails and just become more humble in the relationship and he just basically said he really wants to work on it.” – Kenya Moore


30th of 50 Kenya Moore Quotes

30. “There’s not enough holy water or sage in the world to erase what went down in this house. Someone screwed the stripper. It wasn’t me, but I’m going to find out who did.” – Kenya Moore


31. “I studied dance from the age of six and attended a college preparatory high school and majored in performing arts.” – Kenya Moore

32. “I think the beauty industry is a stepping stone in terms of pageants that will give you a launching pad to be seen. For people to understand who you are and what you stand for… I think it teaches self-esteem and self-worth. And it also encourages you to have a more philanthropic viewpoint of the world.” – Kenya Moore

33. “I was so excited to be there amongst all those great actors but intimidated as well that I hid in my trailer the entire time. I never came out to eat or anything. Finally, Terry McMillan came to visit me and pulled me out during lunch.” – Kenya Moore

34. “This is not my first time speaking with a divorce attorney this is just the first time I have decided to figure out what my options are before I take action and file.” – Kenya Moore

35. “In modeling, it’s good to know the business of what you are endeavoring to do.” – Kenya Moore

36. “I still have love for Marc, and just knowing that if there is a chance, and for him to take our family seriously, and our issues collectively seriously, I would want to do all that for the sake of our family and exhaust all of those resources before I would say I’m done.” – Kenya Moore

37. “Everyone was so nice to me especially Whitney. She was very gracious and kind. I never forgot how kind she and everyone else was to me.” – Kenya Moore

38. “I can say that due to my growing popularity, many aging and irrelevant actresses and personalities use me to become relevant. This is my time and they can find another coat-tail to which to ride. Mine are full.” – Kenya Moore

39. “I started my career as a professional model at 14.” – Kenya Moore


40th of 50 Kenya Moore Quotes

40. “In addition to being a working actor I am also a film producer having produced more than 6 films to date.” – Kenya Moore


41. “I believe the world is my stage and I’m very comfortable in front of the camera as a result of my background.” – Kenya Moore

42. “It’s a little heartbreaking to see that we are in this situation and we just had our third-year anniversary last week and we weren’t able to spend it together.” – Kenya Moore

43. “You must dedicate yourself to health and fitness by exercising every day.” – Kenya Moore

44. “People get exhausted trying to figure me out. And I just let them.” – Kenya Moore

45. “Some people work for a living and some people twerk for a living.” – Kenya Moore

46. “Couples go through ups and downs, and I was OK riding that wave with him because I got married for better or for worse.” – Kenya Moore

47. “I love fashion. But I love it in a different way than most people. I’m not obsessed with it. I’m just obsessed with looking good and wearing clothes that make me feel good.” – Kenya Moore

48. “I never left TV per se, I have been consistently working as an actor for over two decades and Atlanta was becoming the Hollywood of the South. My family was there and I had been looking for a home to purchase for years.” – Kenya Moore

49. “My last was The Confidant starring David Banner, Billy Zane, Boris Kodjoe, and Bai Ling, and Richard Roundtree. I have always enjoyed creating and making movies is one of the highlights in my life.” – Kenya Moore

50. “I am producing a TV pilot that I am starring in writing and producing called LIFE TWIRLS ON. It’s a half-hour comedy loosely based on my real life but it is scripted. I also have a haircare line I’m launching called Moore Hair that will also be available in the UK in early 2015. It’s designed to grow your hair longer and stronger with each use and proper maintenance.” – Kenya Moore



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Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.


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