- September 16, 2021
Always in her heart. NeNe Leakes is paying tribute to her late husband, Gregg Leakes.
One day after his death, the reality star shared a throwback video of the couple dancing via Instagram. She captioned the sweet memory with multiple broken heart emojis.
A rep for the 53-year-old Real Housewives of Atlanta alum confirmed in a statement on Wednesday, September 1, that Gregg died at age 66 following his battle with stage III colon cancer.
“Today the Leakes family is in deep pain with a broken heart. After a long battle with cancer, Gregg Leakes has passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by all of his children, very close loved ones and wife Nene Leakes,” the publicist noted at the time. “We ask that you pray for peace and strength over their family & allow them to mourn in private during this very