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Name: Kenya Moore  
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Date of Birth: 24th January 1974
Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Profession: Actress
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Kenya Moore

Kenya Summer Moore (born January 24, 1974 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American film and television actress.


Kenya Moore was raised by her grandmother (and primary insparation) Doris in Detroit, Michigan. Her heritage is of African-American and Native American ancestry.

Kenya is a graduate of Cass Technical High School; whose other notable alumni include Diana Ross, David Alan Grier and Lily Tomlin. After high school, she went to Wayne State University where she majored in Psychology. She competed in numerous beauty pageants in 1993; first becoming Miss Michigan, then Miss USA, and then competing in Miss Universe, where she finished 4th runner-up.

She is recognizable for her roles in movies such as Waiting to Exhale, and guest appearance roles in notable sitcoms such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Living Single, and The Steve Harvey Show.

She founded the Kenya Moore foundation which awards scholarships to under-privileged girls from her high school alma-mater.


  • Brothers in Arms (2005) .... Mara
  • Cloud Nine (2005) .... Champagne
  • Nas: Video Anthology Vol. 1 (2004)
  • Deliver Us from Eva (2003) .... Renee Johnson
  • Hot Parts (2003) .... Passion
  • No Turning Back (2001) .... Lia
  • Trois (2000) .... Jasmine Davis
  • Senseless (1998) .... Lorraine
  • Waiting to Exhale (1995) .... Denis

TV appearences

  • Girlfriends (2004) .... Kara
  • The Parkers (2002) .... Herself
  • Men, Women & Dogs (2001) .... Carmen
  • Nubian Goddess (1999) .... Host
  • The Parent 'Hood (1999) .... Celeste
  • The Jamie Foxx Show (1999)
  • In the House (1999) .... Valerie Bridgeforth
  • The Steve Harvey Show (1998) .... Miss Gerard
  • Damon (1998) .... Julia Burton
  • Living Single (1997) .... Lisa DeLongpre
  • Smart Guy (1997) as Vivian Kennedy
  • Sparks (1997) .... Ms. Collins
  • Homeboys in Outer Space (1996) .... Nefertiti
  • Martin (1996) .... Lena Bozack
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1994) .... Dana

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