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Phaedra Parks Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
American entrepreneur, attorney and a TV personality, Phaedra Parks was born on 26 October 1973, in Atlanta Georgia, and is probably best known for her appearances on the TV series “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”.
So just how rich is Phaedra Parkes, as of early 2017? Authoritative sources estimate her net worth to be over $2 million, accumulated through her varied work as an attorney, and TV personality during a career which began in the late 1990s. For “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” she is paid $300,000 per season – so far four beginning in 2013.
Phaedra Parks Net Worth $2 Million
Phaedra was educated at Macon’s Wesleyan College, graduating with a degree in Communications. She then enrolled in a master’s program at the University of Georgia, where she obtained her degree in law in 1998. Phaedra launched her career working at law firm Bridges, Ordmand & Faenza that dealt with litigations. She began accumulating her own client base, starting with celebrities such as Drama, whose case was interesting, as Parks convinced the judge to allow the star to continue touring, the condition being that Phaedra accompanied him to ensure he behaved, and returned to jail after his tour ended.
Phaedra founded and is now a partner of the Parks Group PC, a law firm known for dealing mostly with contract negotiations and litigations involving famous athletes and entertainers, but has also worked for Fox News and for NBC as their legal analyst, She has represented such celebrities as Ludacris, Bobby Brown, Michael Jackson, among many others, and become a TV personality by appearing on such shows as “Entertainment Tonight”, “Extra” and “Court TV” as a correspondent, as well as the aforementioned ‘Housewives’ series, partly because she has been awarded Attorney of the Year honors, but also for her less-than-private relationship.
Numerous magazines, such as The Atlanta Business Chronicle and Rolling Out Magazine have recognized Phaedra as a leading attorney, especially as Parks has served as one of the board members of the University of Georgia Law School, President of the Gate City Bar Association, as well as on the Grammy Recording Board. She has also been involved with the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential.
Speaking about Phaedra’s personal life, she is married to the infamous Apollo Nida, with whom she has two sons. She was her husband’s attorney before he was sentenced to almost two decades in prison when convicted of racketeering, although he served only five years before being paroled. However, he was again arrested, for alleged fraud and stealing an identity, and re-sentenced. It is now rumored that Parks intends to divorce her husband.