Stars Who Broke Into The Industry After Reality TV was originally published on blackamericaweb.com
1. David Otunga
David got his start on ‘I Love New York’, a dating show featuring Tiffany Cambridge, who affectionately named him ‘Punk. He is now engaged to singer Jennifer Hudson and is a regular on WWE and holds gigs as a sports commentator.
2. Nene Leakes
Nene Leakes made her way into our hearts and television starring on ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’. Now that she’s said goodbye to the show after seven years, she will now star an the ABC variety show alongside Betty White.
3. Scott Disick
We first met Scott as the boyfriend of oldest sister Kourtney Kardashian, but now the reality star has become a personality of his own, getting paid to host parties and co-owning several businesses.
4. Draya Michele
We first met Draya as the rumored girlfriend of several celebrities and then again on ‘Basketball Wives LA’.
5. Toccara Jones
We first met Toccara as the lovable personality on ‘America’s Next Top Model’.
6. Monyetta Shaw
Monyetta was first introduced to the world as Neyo’s fiance and mother of his two children. Since their break up she is the star of VH1’s ‘Atlanta Exes’.
7. Jordin Sparks
We first met Jordin on the set of American Idol. After she won the singer released a number of albums and has had a successful singing career.
8. Porsha Stewart
We first met Porsha as the soft-spoken housewife in the Atlanta version of the franchise. Now she has a line of hair, a new single and is co-host of ‘Dish Nation’.
9. Rueben Studdard
We first met Reuben on the singing competition show, ‘American Idol’.
10. Tanisha Thomas
Tanisha Thomas’ claim to fame is starring in ‘Bad Girls Club’.
We first met Fantasia on the singing competition show, ‘American Idol’.
12. Jennifer Hudson
We first met Jennifer on the singing competition show, ‘American Idol’.
13. Bre Scullark
Bre broke into fame as the east coast loving model on ‘America’s Next Top Model’.
14. Teyana Taylor
We first met Teyana on MTV’s hit show, ‘Sweet 16’.