Andrea Kelly is a reality television personality, Choreographer, Dancer, Executive Producer for musicals, Creative Director/Artist Development, and Fashion Designer. A self-proclaimed South Side Girl, Drea was born and raised in Chicago, IL. She currently resides in Chicago, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.
In 2012, Kelly made her public debut on VH1’s reality series Hollywood Exes. Andrea gained popularity as a Choreographer, Principle Dancer, and Creative Director for performances on world tours, music videos, and award shows with ex-husband R. Kelly. She is also the Artistic Director/Founder of Andrea Kelly Dance Theater (AKDT), Le Pink Kitty Cabaret (LPKC), and Art Saves Lives (ASL) with Joel P.E. King of JPEK CreativeWorks. Besides her work in television, Drea is a powerful Motivational Speaker, and Advocate Against Domestic Violence. She is currently working on her self-help memoir, Under the Red Carpet, expressing her passion for women’s empowerment and self-responsibility.