American singer and a reality television star Kim Zolciak, was born on 19 May 1978, in Pensacola, Florida, of part-Italian and part-Polish descent, and to the public is probably best known as one of the main stars of the reality television series called “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”, which premiered in 2008. Zolciak, alongside NeNe Leakes, Sheree Whitfield, DeShawn Snow and Lisa Wu Hartwell was one of the original housewives of the program, and spent five seasons on the series, during which she succeeded in capturing the attention of the audience, such that she helped the show’s average viewership grow from 1.4 million viewers in the first season, to 3.2 million in the fifth. In addition to that, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” was the most-watched series on the Bravo network in 2014.
The popularity of the series influenced the release of several spin-off series, namely “Kandi’s Wedding”, I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding”, “The Kandi Factory” and “Don’t be Tardy” with Zolciak and her husband Kroy Biermann.
So just how rich is Kim Zolciak, as of mid-2017? According to authoritative sources, Zolciak’s net worth is estimated to be over $2.5 million, most of which she has accumulated from her appearances on television screens. Perhaps her wealth is underestimated, as in 2012 she was reputed to have earned as much as $600,000 for each episode of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”, and was paid $150,000 dollars for reunion specials.
Kim Zolciak Net Worth $2.5 Million
Kim was raised in Connecticut, and educated at East Catholic High School, Manchester, then continued her studies at the University of Connecticut.
Zolciak is most notable for her appearances on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”, but managed to maintain her popularity in the “Don’t Be Tardy” series, a spin-off of “The Real Housewives” which premiered on television screens in 2012, and since then has aired six seasons. The show primarily focuses on the lives of Zolciak and Biermann, including preparations for their wedding during the first season. The second and third seasons focused on their family lives, and the struggles they faced with the birth of their first child. The first episode of the series managed to attract the attention of 1.39 million viewers, while the finale of the most recent season attracted less than a million.
In addition to her own show, Kim Zolciak has made guest appearances on such television programs as “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and “The Wendy Williams Show”. She was also a contestant in the 21st series of Dancing with the Stars, partnered with dancer Tony Dovolani.
Aside from being known as a reality television star, Kim Zolciak has showcased her singing talents with the release of several singles. In 2009, Zolciak released a song called “Tardy for the Party”, which was featured as a theme song in the “Don’t Be Tardy” series. Two years later, in 2011, she came out with “Google Me”, and in 2012 released “Love Me First” song.
In her less-than-private personal life, Kim Zolciak was married to Don Toce from 2001 to 2003, and they have two daughters. She married Kroy Bierman in 2011, and they have four children. They currently live in Roswell, Georgia.
Gave birth to twins (her 5th & 6th children) at age 35, a daughter named Kaia Rose Biermann and a son named Kane Ren Biermann on November 25, 2013. Children's father is her 2nd husband, Kroy Biermann.
(September 22, 2015) Suffered mini stroke.
(July 23, 2013) Her 2nd husband of 21 months Kroy Biermann adopted her 2 daughters from previous relationships, Brielle & Ariana, and gave them his surname.
Gave birth to her 4th child at age 34, a son named Kash Kade Biermann on August 15, 2012. Child's father is her boyfriend (now 2nd husband), Kroy Biermann.
(November 11, 2011) Married for the 2nd time her boyfriend of 18 months & father of her 5-month-old son Kroy, Jr., Kroy Biermann, following a month-long engagement.
Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 33, a son named Kroy Jagger Biermann, Jr. on May 30, 2011. Child's father is her boyfriend (now 2nd husband), Kroy Biermann.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 24, a daughter named Ariana Zolciak (now Biermann) on October 18, 2002. Child's father is her now ex-1st husband, Daniel Toce.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 18, a daughter named Brielle Biermann (now Biermann) on February 25, 1997. Child's father is her ex-boyfriend.Gave birth to her twins (her 5th & 6th children) at age 35, a daughter & a son on November 25, 2013. Children's father is her 2nd husband, Kroy Biermann.
An aspiring country singer in Atlanta, Georgia. [November 2008]
She held a LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) license #27545 in the State of Connecticut from July 29, 1999 to June 31, 2001. She also held an LPN license #059799 from October 28, 1999 through March 31, 2003 in the State of Georgia.
A 1996 graduate of East Catholic High School in Manchester, Connecticut, she attended nursing school at the University of Connecticut before moving down to Atlanta when she was 21.