Who Is Lena Chenier? 5 Things to Know About the #RHOA Friend

Who Is Lena Chenier? 5 Things to Know About the #RHOA Friend

Find out how she has ties to Kandi Burruss and other names in the Atlanta music industry.

By Kaeli Van Cott

Throughout all the drama and the countless shady moments this season, the Kandi Burruss' friend Lena appears to be a calming addition to the group. Although she's new to The Real Housewives of Atlanta, she's definitely not new to the Atlanta music scene, nightlife, or the entertainment industry. Find out more about her below.

1. She's Married to R&B Singer RL

He who finds a wife finds a good thing. | photo by @jeremythedirector

A photo posted by Lena Danielle (@lenahuggs) on

Robert Lavelle Huggar, better known as RL, was a part of the '90s R&B trio Next, which was responsible for the hit "Too Close." The two were just married last month and have a baby on the way!

2. Her Family Christmas Cards Are on Point

Put two powerhouses and their love for entertainment together, and you'll get an Empire Christmas card. Is Lena the next lady of the music industry like Cookie? Time will tell.

3. She Has Her Own Clothing Line

SUPPORT LenaDanielle.com so I know it's REAL! New inventory loaded ❤️ @lintBOUTIQUE #lintBOUTIQUE

A video posted by Lena Danielle (@lenahuggs) on

Lena's website features clothes from her line Lena Danielle, boutique LINT, and jewelry brand Sleeve, as well as menswear! 

4. Her Friends Are on Atlanta Shows of Their Own

Two of her close friends, Toya Wright and Monyetta Shaw, have their own Atlanta connections. Toya, known first for dating rapper Lil Wayne, starred in Tiny and Toya alongside Tomeka "Tiny" Cottle, an original member of the girl group Xscape, which gave Kandi Burruss her start in music industry. Monyetta, who was once married to singer Ne-Yo, was a castmember on Atlanta Exes. Most recently, Toya and Monyetta were Lena's bridesmaids!

5. Her Girl Squad Is Unstoppable

#WeTakeBahamas #CoveCation #ItsBetterInTheBahamas

A photo posted by Lena Danielle (@lenahuggs) on

Step aside, Taylor Swift -- Lena's squad rolls deep and with style.

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