Atlanta ‘Housewife’ Cynthia Bailey on motherhood, business career

Posted at 8:57 AM, Dec 10, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-10 09:23:04-05

Cynthia Bailey stars on The Real Housewives of Atlanta.  She’s a model who spent lots of time in the Big Apple.   Now, she’s a full-time mom, wife and businesswoman with several ventures.

Cynthia resides in Atlanta with her 11-year-old daughter, Noelle, and new husband, Peter. The Alabama-born beauty moved to New York City 18 years ago to pursue her dream of modeling. Her first booking was the cover of Essence, and that was only the beginning.

CaptureFrom major fashion features to the runways in Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks, and from starring in a movie opposite Sandra Bernhardt to a guest role on The Cosby Show, Cynthia has had an enviable career. At 44-years-old, Cynthia is still a working model and is using her decades of experience to help the next generation.

By opening The Bailey Agency School of Fashion, Cynthia seeks to take Atlanta’s most promising girls, teach them about the industry, and help foster connections between the aspiring models and power players in the fashion world.

Her marriage to Peter is barely one-year along, but the shadow of the marriage-certificate wedding debacle still hangs over the Bailey-Thomas household. Cynthia’s sister Malorie and Peter still haven’t addressed her attempted wedding sabotage, and Cynthia finds herself in an uncomfortable position between her husband and her sister.

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