Kenya Moore is, and has been, a Real Housewife of Atlanta, ever since the beginning of season 5 in 2012. There was a rumor at the time that she took the role, she really, really needed the money, though this seems like carping, inasmuch as any actor below the A-list (and some who eventually rose to the A-list) has known at least some periods of low cash flow, and Moore, who was Miss USA in 1993, never became quite a household word.
RHOA, like so many other “reality” shows, is utterly ridden with drama. Moore throws some high-level shade on this segment of The Wendy Williams Show:
She still does the occasional movie; in 2016 she appeared in Sharknado: The 4th Awakens.