Bai Lei (Bailey) (Dog)
Cynthia Bailey used to have a Pomeranian named Bai Lei Bailey (also known as just Bailey or Mr. Bailey). Bailey sadly passed away in January 2023. With all of Cynthia’s travel and work, her pup spent most of his time living with her mom Barbara Morris.
Bailey has gone to doggie heaven. Going to miss this little guy.@cynthiabailey, Instagram, January 2023
Will forever be in my heart and soul.
I love you my friend.
I will never forget you.
God will take it from here.
Cynthia Denise Bailey is an American model, reality TV star, and actress most recently known for starring in BravoTV’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Born and raised in Alabama, Bailey moved to New York City at a young age to pursue a modeling career, signing a five-year contract with Wilhelmina Models. Her career soon took off, featuring her in various magazines and advertising campaigns, including those for Maybelline, Oil of Olay, and Target. She graced the covers of magazines such as Vogue, Glamour, Elle, and Vanity Fair, making her mark in the fashion industry.
In addition to her modeling work, Bailey’s versatility led her to explore opportunities in acting and reality television. Her acting portfolio includes roles in films such as “Without You I’m Nothing” (1990) and “For Love or Money” (1993), as well as television programs like “The Cosby Show”. However, she is best known for her appearance in the reality television show “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” which she joined in 2010. Her life, including her relationship with sportscaster Mike Hill and her marriage to and divorce from Peter Thomas, was showcased in the series until her departure in 20211.
Throughout her career, Bailey has collaborated with numerous celebrities and influential individuals. She shared the screen with a variety of co-stars on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” including NeNe Leakes, Phaedra Parks, and Kenya Moore. She appeared alongside LisaRaye McCoy and Vivica A. Fox in a music video for Jaheim’s 2013 album “Appreciation Day.” Bailey has also worked with Claudia Jordan on “The Next :15,” and was featured on a celebrity edition of “Cupcake Wars” with Nene Leakes.
Recognized for her contributions to the fashion and entertainment industry, Bailey has made notable accomplishments throughout her career. In addition to her successful modeling and acting career, she opened the Bailey Agency School of Fashion in Atlanta in 2011, fostering the next generation of talent in the industry. Bailey also extended her entrepreneurial ventures to start a line of bags named CB VIOR, as well as a line of candles, leather goods, and eyewear. Moreover, she opened a wine bar, The Bailey Wine Cellar, and an event space, The Bailey Room, in Grant Park, Atlanta in July 2019. Her signature drink, a Bellini cocktail, was launched in partnership with Seagram in April 20191.