NeNe Leakes has found love months after her husband passed on. The actress showed off her new love interest during her 54th birthday party.
After losing her husband to cancer in September, the past few months have been tough for “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes.
The star celebrated her big day with pomp and color, surrounded by her loved ones. She shared a sneak peek into the celebration on her Instagram, confessing that she did not want a big celebration this year.
Gregg Leakes, and NeNe Leakes attend the Lenny Zakim Fund’s 9th Annual Casino Night on March 3, 2018 in Boston, MA. | Photo: Getty Images
However, her son, Brentt, was having none of that, and he made sure his mother celebrated the milestone in a big way. The 22-year-old threw a huge surprise party for his mother that went down at Leakes’ Linnethia Lounge in Georgia.
Leakes was spotted hanging out with former RHOA costars Shamea Morton, Porsha Williams, and singer KeKe Wyatt at the party. Also present at the celebration was a special guest, Nyonisela Sioh.
NeNe Leakes for “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” Season 12 in 2019 | Source: Getty Images
Gregg also asked Leakes to move on with her life and be happy after he was gone.
According to TMZ, the sharply dressed businessman is Leakes new fling. Since the photos from the party came out to the public, they have sparked numerous dating rumors.
Even though Leakes has not confirmed that they are dating, sources say that Peter Thomas, the ex-husband of Leakes RHOA costar Cynthia Bailey played the matchmaker and introduced Leakes to Sioh.
Not much is out there about Sioh, except that he is originally from Liberia, Africa, and owns a couture suit company in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is also unclear how long they have been dating.
The dating rumors come only three months after Leakes lost her husband of 25 years to cancer. Gregg, 66, passed on following a four-year battle with colon cancer.
The reality TV star opened up about Greggs final days, saying that all his children and closest friends were present. She shared Gregg’s last words:
“I’m not going to leave you. God is going to bless you.”
Gregg also asked Leakes to move on with her life and be happy after he was gone. She says they talked a lot and made peace with what was going on. But even then, life after his demise has not been easy.
Leakes shared her grief journey on Instagram, saying she has some good and bad days. However, she is thankful for the people who have stood with her during these difficult times.