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Dennis McKinley Net Worth 2024

Dennis McKinley Net Worth – $9 million

What is Dennis McKinley’s net worth?


Dennis McKinley is a reality television personality and successful businessman who gained fame after appearing on The Real Housewives of Atlanta as the partner of American television personality Porsha Williams.


He was born on July 25, 1980, in the USA.

McKinley studied economics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

After college, he has worked for McK3.

Dennis served as HooplaSouth’s Chief Content Officer between August 2007 and May 2012.

Detroit Equities

Dennis McKinley's Net Worth Unveiling

Dennis McKinley attends 2023 A3C Conference day 1 on September 29, 2023 in Atlanta – @Getty

In January 2018, Dennis joined Detroit Equities as its CEO. According to their description:

”We look for entrepreneurs with great ideas/who are in idea phase/early stage growth & in industries with heavy competition that can be disrupted simply.”

Real Housewives of Atlanta

what is the net worth of Dennis McKinley


The Real Housewives of Atlanta is a reality TV series that premiered on October 7, 2008, on Bravo.

The current cast consists of:

  • Eva Marcille (since season 11);
  • Shamari DeVoe (since season 11);
  • Porsha Williams (seasons 5–6, 8–present);
  • Kenya Moore (seasons 5–10, 12–present);
  • Cynthia Bailey (since season 3);
  • Kandi Burruss (since season 2);
  • NeNe Leakes (seasons 1–7, 10–present).

McKinley appeared on season 11 of Real Housewives of Atlanta alongside his fiancé Porsha Williams. Season 11 premiered on November 4, 2018.


Dennis McKinley and Porsha Williams got engaged in October 2018.

The two have known each other for a few years, however, the two only started dating in 2018.

Porsha Williams - the fiancee of Dennis McKinley

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Note – Porsha Williams is an American TV personality, actress, and model, who grew up in a highly influential family.

In 2017, she finished 8th on The New Celebrity Apprentice. In 2013, Porsha appeared in the second season of the nightly syndicated television program Dish Nation. Since 2012, Williams has starred in the television series The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

She is the granddaughter of famed civil rights leader, Hosea Williams.

In May 2011, Williams got married to former NFL player Kordell Stewart. They divorced in 2013.

In May 2019, there were some rumors that Dennis and Porsha may break up. According to reports, Williams called the relationship off due to Dennis’ cheating habits.

Additionally, the break-up speculation arose after Williams unfollowed McKinley on Instagram.

During an interview, Dennis said:

“These false and slanderous allegations against me are made solely to damage my reputation, jeopardize my ongoing businesses, and negatively impact my family.”

The couple separated in June 2019.

Several days before their breakup, Porsha was photographed vacationing in Miami with her daughter.

But, the tables have turned, and in August 2019, Dennis and Williams got back together and gave their relationship a second chance.

Moreover, their wedding was postponed.

During an episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta: Porsha’s Having a Baby, she explained that she and Dennis decided to postpone their wedding due to her pregnancy.

During an interview, Porsha said:

“We put that on hold. I’m pregnant so I don’t want to deal with nothing that has to do with stress. I originally wanted to get married before I had baby PJ.”

Williams went on to say:

”But Dennis and I haven’t really gotten into the nitty gritty of the prenup. Now I don’t think it’s the time. We should be concentrating on PJ.”

Porsha also told Dennis’ mother, Mama Gina:

“I didn’t postpone a wedding ‘cause I’m unsure. I postponed the wedding because I’m pregnant.”

Apparently, the couple will be getting married on New Year’s Eve.

Update – Porsha has confirmed her split from McKinley in December 2020.

The Ring

McKinley proposed with a 13-carat ring. The ring took about two weeks to make and cost him around 6 figures.

The jeweler behind Williams’ ring, Richie Rich, said:

”I showed her fiancé a few rings and we took a bit of something from each ring and we created this masterpiece.”

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Dennis McKinley and daughter

Dennis McKinley and Pilar Jhena McKinley attend a screening of “PAW Patrol” at Regal Atlantic Station on August 15, 2021 in Atlanta – @Getty

The couple has a daughter named Pilar Jhena, who was born on March 22, 2019. Dennis and Porsha waited a few weeks before unveiling their daughter’s face to the world.

After Porsha found out that she was pregnant, she declared:

“When I found out I was pregnant, I was excited, but I had mixed feelings.”

The couple documented their pregnancy and relationship struggles on a spin-off reality series – Porsha’s Having a Baby.

After the couple went back together, they may try for a second child.

During the August 15 episode of Dish Nation, Porsha told Dennis:

“I always said, if you’re married, go ahead.”

Williams continued:

”Be fruitful. That’s what supposed to do. Have as many kids – and multiply – have as many kids y’all want, that you can afford.”

McKinley replied:

“I’d like to work on [baby] No. 2 later. We’re going right back in.”

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Dennis McKinley Net Worth

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Prior to appearing on Real Housewives of Atlanta, McKinley worked as an entrepreneur.

In July 2019, Dennis claims that he was humiliated by a police officer who accused him of stealing a $4 sandwich.

He wrote on his Instagram account:

”I went to see my doctor for a routine dr visit at @emoryhealthcareEmory hospital.”

McKinley also wrote:

”Stopped to grab a sandwich. And this is what happened. It happens to us everywhere, at any time, for any reason. I can’t let this go. This is not ok.”

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Dennis McKinley – Net Worth 2024

So, how much is Dennis McKinley worth? McKinley earns most of his wealth from working as the CEO of Detroit Equities. Therefore, Dennis McKinley has an estimated net worth of $9 million.

In addition, Dennis earns some money (and exposure) from appearing in Real Housewives of Atlanta and Real Housewives of Atlanta: Porsha’s Having a Baby.

Dennis McKinley – Net Worth

Dennis McKinley and Karen “KD” Douglas attend Trina Baddest Birthday Dinner at Tribeca Restaurant – @Getty

Dennis has an Instagram account (with over 284k followers) on which he publishes paid posts.

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