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NeNe Leakes is a reality television star known for her role on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. One of the most successful cross-over stars from the genre, Leakes has moved on to an acting, including a role as Roz Washington in the show Glee. Leakes, whose real name is Linnethia Monique Leakes Johnson, has roots that extend beyond her reality television work. She had small roles in a number of movies, including playing a stripper in the 2003 movie The Fighting Temptations. Today, Leakes owns her own television production company, which created the spin-off series I Dream of Nene: The Wedding. Leakes also has her own clothing line, which is sold on the Home Shopping Network.