Phaedra Parks is an American TV personality, and entertainment attorney with a net worth of $2 million.
Phaedra Parks Net Worth: Brief History
Phaedra Parks was born in Athens, Georgia USA on October 26, 1973. She graduated from Clarke Central High School in 1989. In 1993, she graduated from Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. Parks earned a Juris doctor in 1998 from the University of Georgia Law School. She worked at Bridges, Ordmand & Faenza, a Geico in-house law firm before establishing her own law firm Parks Group in Atlanta.
Phaedra Parks Net Worth: Success as a Celebrity Attorney
One of Parks’ first client was Drama, a young star who was imprisoned at the time he scheduled to go on tour. Thanks to Parks, Drama was released to go on tour on agreement that he would come back to complete his sentence. Parks even went with him to make sure he kept his end of the agreement. After succeeding with the Drama case, the flood gates of high profile clientele was open for Parks. Her firm began to deal with criminal defenses, litigation and contract negotiations for celebrities including athletes. Some of the celebrities she has represented include Bobby Brown, Michael Jackson, Ludacris, Jermaine Dupri, and RHOA cast member Kandi Burruss.
Parks has also served as an analyst for Fox News and NBC. She has also served on the Grammy Recording Board, Board of The UGA Law School, and the G-Capp.
Parks has received numerous recognition for her work in the legal field. She was awarded Attorney of the year in 2006. Jezebel Magazine gave have her the honors as an as an Attorney of Distinction. She has also been recognized by other high profile magazines like Rolling Out Magazine and The Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Working with celebrities brought Parks closer to the entertainment world. She appeared on Bravo show The Real Housewives of Atlanta in the third season. In 2009, she married Apollo Nida, who was convicted of racketeering. Together they have two sons Ayden and Dylan. Parks separated from Nida in 2014. Parks in 2016 stated her interest in politics.