Porsha Williams Guobadia is back on the The Real Housewives of Atlanta and also signed an overall scripted talent deal with NBCUniversal Entertainment.
Williams Guobadia officially returned to the cast of RHOA after a two-season absence and will return for season 16 on Bravo.
“I am incredibly grateful for the vision and faith NBCUniversal has placed in me to be a bigger part of their family,” Williams Guobadia said in a statement. “I’m excited to return to ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ and show the world my new world!”
The businessman originally joined the show in season 5 and left after season 13. As part of their deal, Williams Guobadia will partner with NBCUniversal Entertainment for scripted project opportunities across the company's broadcast and streaming properties.
“Porsha Williams Guobadia is a multi-hyphenate and we are fortunate to collaborate and tap into her creativity and passion through this partnership,” said Rachel Smith, executive vice president of unscripted content, lifestyle and documentaries at NBCUniversal Entertainment, in a communicated. “Our audience has supported and admired Porsha as she has shared her life so authentically, hilariously and vulnerablely over the years and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome her back to the NBCU family.”
RHOA was placed on long hiatus after season 15. As production prepares to resume a new season, longtime housewife Kandi Burruss announced that she would be leaving the franchise after 14 seasons. Bravo has not confirmed the appearance of the rest of the cast of the Atlanta-based show, but the most recent season included Kenya Moore, Shereé Whitfield, Drew Sidora, Sanya Richards-Ross and Marlo Hampton.
Williams Guobadia recently starred in the RHOA spin off Porsha's Family Affairs in 2021 and in the 3rd season of The Real Housewives' Real Girls Tripwhich aired in 2023. The reality TV personality was also part of the inaugural cast of the William Shatner competition Stars on Mars.
On the writing side, Williams has made guest appearances on HBO shows InsecureIFC Sherman's ShowcaseFox Star and TV One Returning to love.
Williams Guobadia is repped by Karen Kinney, KK Entertainment & Media, Fox Rothschild LLP and United Talent Agency.