Phaedra Parks Biography
A native of Athens, Georgia, United States, Phaedra Parks is an American actress, businesswoman, attorney, mortician, author, and television personality. However, she is best known for having emerged on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and on RHOA from its third season to its ninth.
Phaedra Parks Age
Parks is 48 years old as of 2021. She was born on 26 October 1973 in Athens, Georgia, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 26 October every year.
Phaedra Parks Height
Parks stands at a height of 5 feet tall and weighs 52 kg.
Phaedra Parks Education
Parks acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Wesleyan College, a degree in mortuary sciences from Jefferson State College as well as a Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia.
Phaedra Parks Family
Parks was born and raised in Athens, Georgia, the United States by her mother Regina Bell, and father Pastor Henry Parks. She had three siblings Keosha Bell, Albert Bell, and Henri Jacques Parks.
Phaedra Parks Husband
Parks was married to her ex-husband, Apollo Nida. She divorced her husband, Apollo Nida, in 2014. Unfortunately, Nida experienced some problems with the law during their marriage, which was a factor that swayed their divorce. According to Essence, Nida was sentenced to five years in prison in 2014 because he was convicted of complicity to commit wire, mail, and bank fraud charges.
The partners had two sons, Ayden Nida and Dylan Nida. Parks is incredibly close and defensive of her sons, and posts multiple photos of the family together on Instagram, sharing cute captions. She loves to travel with her sons and particularly enjoys going to the beach with them.
Parks is currently dating Los-Angeles based actor, Medina Islam. The partners met in July 2019 and made their relationship official in September 2019. Evidently, the two met through a mutual friend, after Islam sent Parks a message on a dating app that she never ended up seeing. The two will appear on Season 17 of Marriage Bootcamp: Hip Hop Edition on July 2 at 9/8c, where viewers will be able to see the behind-the-scenes of their relationship.
Phaedra Parks Net Worth
Parks has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
Phaedra Parks Career
Parks first occurred on The Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2010. She was already an appointed attorney, with her own legal practice, The Parks Group. Throughout her career, she had represented numerous public figures such as Bobby Brown.
In 2006, she was granted ‘Attorney of the Year’ and has served on Georgia’s Law School Alumni Council, G-Capp, UGA Law School Board, and the Grammy Recording Board. She has operated as a legal analyst on shows like NBC and Fox News concerning the Michael Jackson trial. Parks has also served as a television producer for BET’s The Tiny and Toya Show.
Her appearance on The Real Housewives of Atlanta helped her become nominated as one of Atlanta’s top 100 Black women of influence, as her season 3 debut kick-started high publicity and positive attention for Parks. Her seven-season stint on the show saw Parks involved in numerous main storylines including the dissolution of her marriage to Apollo Nida and pregnancies resulting in sons Ayden and Dylan.
In a 2011 episode of RHOA, Parks announced her plan to become a mortician. She has eventually fired ahead of the show’s tenth season following a damaging rumor she circulated about fellow RHOA cast member Kandi Burruss and her husband, Todd Tucker.
In 2013, Parks released her first book, Secrets of the Southern Belle: How to Be Nice, Work Hard, Look Pretty, Have Fun and Never Have an Off Moment. In 2020, Parks and then-boyfriend, Medina Islam, appeared on the season two premiere of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition.
She made her acting debut in Covenant, an eight-episode anthology series on Allblk, in October 2021. She played Bernice Whitfield, the family matriarch.
In 2021, it was announced that Parks would be appearing on the second season of The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip, the franchise’s ‘mash-up’ series produced by Peacock featuring multiple well-known housewives from the franchise.
In 2022, alongside Parks’ RHUGT main cast appearance, she additionally stars in a guest appearance in The Real Housewives of Dubai’s first season. Shereé Whitfield stated that Parks filmed for Season 14 of RHOA at her fashion show.
Phaedra Parks Tv Shows
- The Real Housewives of Atlanta Since 2008
- The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip
- Dish Nation Since 2011 Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen Since 2009
- Rich People’s Problems