Kim Zolciak Wiki: 5 Facts To Know About ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Actress

If you are fascinated by Kim Zolciak, then here are facts about the actress, who has her own TV show and is always followed by drama, including her net worth.

Kim Zolciak: Actress

If you have been watching “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” then you must know Kim Zolciak. She rose to fame by being one of the original housewives in the reality TV series. Zolciak stopped appearing on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” in 2012 when it was in its fifth season. She probably did that after having her own spin-off show titled “Don’t Be Tardy for the Wedding.” The show followed the preparation of her wedding to American football player Kroy Bierman. Kim Zolciak is a TV personality, actress, and singer, now known for her show, “Don’t Be Tardy.” The 43-year-old Kim Zolciak was born in Pensacola, Florida. Both her parents, Joseph and Karen, served in the military. They moved to Windsor Locks, Connecticut where she grew up with her brother Michael. Zolciak has a mixture of Polish and Italian roots. She was raised a Roman Catholic. When she was 17, Kim Zolciak had an affair with a Windsor Locks police officer who knew her when he was interviewing her as a witness. When it was discovered, the officer was fired right away. Later, the officer’s fate was changed to suspension for 45 days without pay. Zolciak graduated from a high school in Connecticut and then joined the University of Connecticut and studied nursing. She moved to Atlanta when she was 21 and settled in Johns Creek suburb.

Interesting facts about the TV show actress

Zolciak is a registered nurse

After Zolciak graduated from East Catholic High School in 1996, she got pregnant with her first child, Brielle, almost immediately. She left her home and moved to her own apartment when she was still a teenager and a single mother. Zolciak was forced to raise her child while studying nursing at the University of Connecticut. It must have been hard for her to survive. However, she managed to pull through and graduated. She acquired her LPN in 1999, and things started going well for her again, and she began to gather her net worth.

She was a contestant at Dancing with the Stars

Zolciak was a contestant on the TV Show, “Dancing with the Stars.” However, the reality TV star who is the main star of her TV show “Don’t Be Tardy,” suffered a mini-stroke in 2015 while practicing for the show and was taken to the hospital. After months of intensive health care and surgery, Zolciak’s health improved entirely and she was okay. She thanked her family and fans for being supportive. She was also grateful for being in “Dancing with the Stars.” The dancing helped to push the clot up to her heart before it blocked her valve and prevented oxygen from going to her brain resulting in a mini-stroke. If it had happened later, it could have been fatal.

Zolciak is scandalous

Everywhere Zolciak is you can expect some drama later. She always attracts some and if she’s your friend today, you better watch out tomorrow. Zolciak has been a drama magnet since she was 17 and it’s probably the reason many TV shows love to bring her aboard. As mentioned above, Zolciak was involved with a 49-year-old police sergeant when she was just 17 years. That was the first time when Zolciak made headlines.

She once revealed that she was bisexual

In March 2010, Zolciak announced that she was attracted to both men and women. Shortly after, she revealed that she was dating DJ Tracy Young. It looked real and people thought that she was serious. One week later, Zolciak Split with the DJ and claimed that it was just a fling. Now that she is married to a guy, people wonder if she still sees women or she was just trying to be relevant. But what wouldn’t a reality TV star not do to get attention? Zolciak met Kroy Biermann, her husband who is an Atlanta Falcons linebacker, in 2010 and got married in 2011. Her TV show with the player has enabled her to build decent net worth.

Zolciak is not on good terms with her family

In one of the episodes of the TV show, “Don’t Be Tardy,” Kim revealed that her relationship with her family is ‘toxic.’ They did horrible things to her when they were together in Atlanta. She decided just to let go and then woke up and decided that she was done with her mother, father, and brother. Zolciak claimed that her mother charged her $100 to take care of her kids while she was working on the night shift as a nurse. She felt that her mother was unfair by charging her to raise her own grandchildren. Her parents even talked ill of her when she became famous, and Zolciak said that their relationship was beyond repair.

Kandi Burruss and Kim Zolciak spar over sex accusations

Kandi Burruss of the TV show, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” had a bone to pick with Zolciak. There were some sex accusations against Kandi Burruss by Zolciak alleging that Kandi had asked her to do oral sex on her. What followed were exchanges on Twitter. The beef is still on going.

Her net worth

According to Bankrate, Kim Zolciak has a net worth of $1.5 million. Her husband has a net worth of $5 million. Kim Zolciak has made her net worth from her role as an actress and reality TV star.

Zolciak has had a terrible past, and it takes a special guy to forgive a woman’s past. Her’s was really bad, but regardless of that, it seemed her big break came, and she’s aiming for the stars.