Cynthia Bailey Net Worth, Age, Wiki, Bio, Family, Kids


Cynthia Bailey is a well-known American model, reality television star, and entrepreneur who rose to fame as one of the original cast members on Bravo’s hit reality series The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She has built a successful career spanning over 20 years in the modeling and entertainment industries.

Cynthia Bailey smiling into camera


Full NameCynthia Bailey
Also Known AsCynthia Bailey-Hill
Profession(s)Model, Reality TV Star, Entrepreneur
Date of BirthFebruary 19, 1967
Age56 years old (As of 2023)
Place of BirthTuscumbia, Alabama, United States
Zodiac SignPisces
Ancestry & HeritageAfrican-American

Physical Stats

Height5′ 10″ (178 cm)
Weight63 kg (139 lbs)
Body Measurements35-24-35 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Cynthia Bailey with Earvin Magic Johnson

Family & Relationships

ParentsBarbara Morris and Leon Bailey
SiblingsMalorie Bailey-Massie
AffairsRussell “Block” Spencer, Peter Thomas
RelationshipDivorced from Peter Thomas (2010-2017)
Partner/SpouseMike Hill (m. 2020-present)
ChildrenNoelle Robinson with actor Leon Robinson

Education & Early Life

SchoolingAttended Tuskegee Institute in Alabama
Higher EducationN/A
Early LifeWas discovered at age 18 by a photographer in NYC which launched her modeling career. Worked internationally as a model in Europe and Asia throughout the 1990s. Struggled with self-esteem issues as a teenager but gained confidence as a model. Became interested in acting and television through modeling.
Early InfluencesBreaking into modeling industry as a young black woman in the 1980s/90s. Witnessing her sister’s domestic abuse as a child inspired her advocacy work later in life.


DebutLate teens after being discovered by a photographer
Significant WorksAppeared on over 100 magazine covers, including Essence, Ebony, Jet, Glamour, and Vogue
Awards & NominationsNAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Reality Series (2020)
FilmographyThe Real Housewives of Atlanta (2008-present), Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016)
Music VideosKanye West’s “The New Workout Plan” (2004)
Tours & Live ShowsBailey Agency School of Fashion (annual modeling competition/show)
CollaborationsCynthia Bailey Eyewear, The Bailey Wine Cellar, Cargo by Cynthia Bailey Handbags
DocumentariesLife After, Secrets of the Southern Belle (2009), Influence (2010)
Cynthia Bailey speaking for MetroHealth

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$2 million
PropertiesLuxury home in Atlanta purchased for $770K in 2012
Business VenturesThe Bailey Agency modeling school, Bailey Wine Cellar, eyewear line
InvestmentsMinor real estate investments in Georgia

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsWinemaking, fashion design, acting
ControversiesSeveral conflicts with RHOA co-stars over the years
Philanthropy & ActivismAmbassador for the Saving Our Daughters nonprofit
Public ImageKnown for poise, glamour, and outspokenness on RHOA
Personal ChallengesTwo divorces, raising daughter as a single mother
Notable InterviewsWendy Williams Show, Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen
Publications & BooksContributor to book “Secrets of the Southern Belle”
Personal AnecdotesWitnessed her sister’s domestic abuse as a child, inspiring her advocacy
Quotes“I live my life out loud.”

Social Media & Online Presence

Youtube ChannelCynthia Bailey
Cynthia Bailey with nilabags

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesPopularized “Bailey-isms” slang on RHOA, inspired memes
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionAdvocacy work for Saving Our Daughters charity
MentorshipServes as a mentor for young women through her modeling school
LegacyHelped diversify modeling industry in the 90s, paved the way for models of color