Gregg Leakes was a famous American reality star and the husband of the The Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes. He earned fame by being the voice of reason on the same show in which NeNe participated for continuous 8 years. Before he became a reality star, he was into real estate business. Born and raised in Atlanta, Gregg Leakes did not go to any top notch business school for his college degree, but the lack of formal qualification did not stop this self-taught businessman from achieving success. After his divorce from Nene in 2011, he went out of the radar of reality shows for a few years but whe the couple decided to remarry in 2013, Gregg was back as part of reality shows. Bravo TV covered the duo’s second wedding under a spin-off title I Dream of Nene: The Wedding and this show brought Gregg Leakes limelight and stardom once again. The couple participated in a number of reality shows together after their second marriage. Gregg was diagnosed with Colon cancer in 2018 and succumbed to the disease on September 1, 2021.