Kenya Summer Moore is an American actress, model, producer, author, television personality, and entrepreneur. She is best known for winning the Miss USA pageant in 1993 and being a main cast member on Bravo's reality series, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, starring in its fifth season since 2012. Moore rose to prominence in 1993 after winning the Miss USA contest, and placing in the top six of that year's Miss Universe pageant. She was the second black woman to be crowned Miss USA, after Carole Gist, and she holds the distinction of being the first dark-skinned woman to win the contest. She subsequently appeared in films and television shows including Waiting To Exhale, Deliver Us from Eva, The Steve Harvey Show and Girlfriends. Since 2012, Moore has starred in the Bravo series The Real Housewives of Atlanta, one of the most consistently highly rated reality programmes.