Kandi Burress is the Highest paid housewife on RHOA not Nene. Wow as much as Nene brags about being the Queen Bee on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, it is a little surprising to see that it’s Kandi not Nene who is the highest paid according to Lovebscott. Now don’t get it twisted, Kandi is only making a little more that Nene but more none the less. Kandi, Nene, Cynthia and Porsha are well paid, but the rest of the ladies have some catching up to do. Click below to see the salary break downs.