On and off, over the past thirteen years, Gregg Leakes has provided years of entertainment, on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Before the show, Leakes made a name for himself, as a businessman. As his wife, NeNe Leakes, rose to fame, the two became a power couple.
During her time, on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Gregg Leakes grew in popularity. Fans loved his “tell it like it is” commentary. During the later years, Gregg became loved for his humor and wit, often trending on Twitter, over something he said.
Since 2018, Gregg Leakes has had health issues, but he overcame them. Last week, NeNe Leakes revealed her husband was dying, something their son, Brentt, also spoke on. Now, this afternoon, Mr. Leakes has passed away, at the age of 66.
Confirmed via publicist & family friend Ernest Dukes, please see the official statement below.
“Today the Leakes family is in deep pain with a broken heart. After a long battle with cancer, Gregg Leakes has passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by all of his children, very close loved ones and wife Nene Leakes.
We ask that you pray for peace and strength over their family & allow them to mourn in private during this very very difficult time.”