'Dancing With the Stars' NeNe Leakes' secret criminal past revealed

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'Dancing With the Stars' NeNe Leakes' Secret Criminal Past Revealed
NeNe Leakes is dancing with the stars, but she once had tangles with the law. Star Magazine revealed the 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star was arrested and charged in 1992 with three felony and one misdemeanor counts of 'theft of services' from a phone company. Star pulled the info from Athens-Clarke County (Georgia) Superior Court documents.

Leakes pled guilty and was put on two years probation, but she did not mention the arrest in her autobiography.

Leakes was then 25 and known by her birth name of Linnethia Johnson, Radar reports.

NeNe Leakes seems to be a very different person today, and she is a shining example of what someone can achieve when they turn their life around.

'Dancing With the Stars' NeNe Leakes' secret criminal past revealed
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 22: TV personality NeNe Leakes attends the ELLE Women In Television Celebration held at the Sunset Tower on January 22, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Reality stars Gregg and NeNe Leakes (R) attend the Michael Costello fashion show at Helen Mills Event Space on February 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - MARCH 20: NeNe Leakes sighting on March 20, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Aguilera/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - Emmy Award-nominated 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' airs every weeknight (11:35 p.m. - 12:41 a.m., ET), packed with hilarious comedy bits and features a diverse lineup of guests including celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects. The guests for WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6 included actor Ricky Gervais ('Muppets Most Wanted'), NeNe Leakes ('Dancing With The Stars') and musical guest Kongos. (Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images) NENE LEAKES, JIMMY KIMMEL
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 06: Nene Leakes walks the runway wearing Dolce and Gabbana at Go Red For Women - The Heart Truth Red Dress Collection 2014 Show Made Possible By Macy's And SUBWAY Restaurants at The Theatre at Lincoln Center on February 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 05: NeNe Leakes and Gregg Leakes attend the Shop Your Way #RealPersonal event at Ink48 on February 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Shop Your Way)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 06: NeNe Leakes attends The Red Dress Fashion Show during Fall 2014 Mercedes - Benz Fashion week on February 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/FilmMagic)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured (l-r): Gregg Leakes, NeNe Leakes and Andy Cohen -- Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 1802' - The competition heated up on 'Dancing with the Stars' as the celebrities took on a new style of dance, MONDAY, MARCH 24 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET). Each couple performed a dance style of the celebrities choosing including Swing, Tango, Jive, Salsa, Samba, Rumba and the Cha Cha. The couples also faced the first nerve-racking round of elimination. (Photo by Adam Taylor/ABC via Getty Images) EMMA SLATER, BILLY DEE WILLIAMS, PETA MURGATROYD, JAMES MASLOW, CHERYL BURKE, CANDACE CAMERON BURE, SHARNA BURGESS, DREW CAREY, CHARLIE WHITE, DIANA NYAD, HENRY BYALIKOV, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, MERYL DAVIS, VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY, NENE LEAKES, DANICA MCKELLAR, TONY DOVOLANI, KARINA SMIRNOFF, DEREK HOUGH, SEAN AVERY, AMY PURDY
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