When The Real Housewives of Atlanta returns to Bravo November 9, the women will be joined by two new stars: full-time Housewife Claudia Jordan and friend of the Housewives Demetria McKinney.
Want to learn more about the new stars? Read on.
Demetria McKinney (photographed above, right) is an award-winning actress and singer who resides in Atlanta with her 14 year old son. Best known for her role as Janine Payne on the hit TBS sitcom Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, Demetria has also appeared in numerous stage plays including Meet the Browns, Why Did I Get Married, The Mountaintop and Dreamgirls. She currently co-stars on the TV One sitcom The Rickey Smiley Show and has a recurring role on Lifetime’s Devious Maids.
Even though her acting career keeps her busy, Demetria always makes time for her first love—music. She recently released her first EP Officially Yours to rave reviews. Demetria has been dating TV executive Roger Bobb for several years and would love to take their relationship to the next level. Balancing her career and relationship while raising a son as a single mother hasn’t always been easy, but Demetria strongly believes family comes first.
Claudia Jordan (photographed above, left) is a TV and radio host who recently moved to Atlanta from Los Angeles. She is currently working as a co-host on The Rickey Smiley Morning Show and a frequent contributor on HLN’s Dr. Drew On Call. Before she became a media maven, she was a “Miss Rhode Island Teen USA” and “Miss Rhode Island USA” title holder. Claudia has also been a model on The Price is Right and Deal or No Deal. Most recently, the Rhode Island native appeared on NBC’s All-Star Celebrity Apprentice.
Claudia loves the social scene Atlanta has to offer and is good friends with Kenya Moore who enjoys having such a fun friend around.
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