Fatum Alford has a story to tell. Coming from humble beginnings, this lady migrated to America alone with $40 to her name. She spoke no English and didn’t know a soul here. But today, she’s friends with Sheree Whitfield of the She by Sheree, and thanks to her, Fatum also got a chance to star in The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Let’s learn more about her as this Fatum Alford Bio proceeds.
RHOA: Meet Fatum Alford, Sheree Whitfield Friend
It’s rare to see Sheree Whitfield open about her life on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, but in season 14 the star shared her feelings for Tyrone and the heartbreak she experienced when he ghosted her in Philadelphia. So, during the recovery process, she seemed to have made some friends and one of those pals was Fatum Alford.
Sheree’s friend, Fatum first made her first appearance at Kenya Moore’s birthday party for her daughter Brooklyn Daly. Later, in s14, ep 9 titled “Midnight in the Chateau of Good & Evil,” Fatum was also invited to Sheree’s home where the star told her that she was still upset about Tyrone, and after Fatum and others comforted her, Sheree told them, she already felt she deserved better.
Sadly, we have no idea how these two met. But we do know that the duo was already friends back in 2020. Infact, the two were so close then that Sheree invited Fatum to spend Christmas with her family.
The last we saw them outside, the duo was sharing a lunch date at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen in July 2021.
Fatum Alford Age
Fatum Alford was 50 years of age when she appeared on The Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2022.
She is 2 years younger than Sheree.
Fatum Alford Job
Fatum is a real estate investor.
But for living, she also took a job as the point of contact person for Sadia, LLC, an entity registered with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), and System for Award Management (SAM).
How Much Is Fatum Alford Net Worth?
Fatum Alford flaunted a net worth of above $500 thousand in 2022.
Given that an average real estate agent in Georgia made around $102 thousand per annum, Fatum’s salary must float around that range as well.
Fatum Alford Height
Fatum stands tall at a height under 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm).
Mentioning her distinct features, Fatum has dark hair, brown eyes, a triangular face, and a tattoo on her abdomen.
Is Fatum Alford Married?
Yes, Fatum Alford was married. Her former husband is Stephen J. Alford, the president and CEO of EDhear, Inc.
Talking more about him, Stephen (born: June 1, 1970) helped K-12 organizations, childcare centers, and education partners develop and implement business and communication strategies. Besides EDhear, Inc, he was also working as a creative director at Cinematize for almost 5 years.
Before that, Stephen was the director of Think Feel Do, Inc. for 5 ½ years, and worked at Atlantic Public Schools for 10 ½ years.
Here’s Stephen’s IG @sjalford and Twitter @sjalford.
Sadly, do not know why and when Fatum and her ex-husband divorced.
But we do know that Stephen now is the father of four-step daughters including Erin Alford, and one biological daughter named Erin Eleanor born from a relationship before Fatum.
As for Fatum, she has 2 biological kids — a daughter and a son (born: December 18, 2012) who were in 6th and 4th grade respectively in 2022.
Fatum’s kids were also close to Sheree.
Trivia: Fatum’s maiden name is Hussein.
Fatum Alford Family
Fatum comes from a family of six.
Sadly, Fatum’s father has long passed away. Her last memory of him was when she visited him in Djibouti and promised to have him join her the following year. But then she decided to delay his trip until she had the perfect house and a husband. Unfortunately, her father couldn’t wait anymore and took his last breath in 2006.
“I am so sorry for letting you down daddy😭…this will forever remain my biggest regret😪,” she lamented over her IG.
As for her mother, she was doing well in Dire Dawa ( a city in Ethiopia) as of 2022. “I miss you so much. Hopefully, I will get to see you next year and introduce you to my kids,” Fatum dedicated an IG post to her mother on May 11, 2022.
Talking about Fatum’s siblings, she has 4 siblings including Khadija Mohamoud and Ayan Alford.
Fatum Alford Religion
Fatum states her religion as a “progressive Muslim.” However, she does celebrate Muslim festivals like EID-Al-Adha and Ramadan.
“To all my Muslim friends/family and Muslims around the world: May Allah grants you and your loved ones all pleasure and prosperity on this holy month of Ramadan. Wishing you a blessed Ramadan,” she made an IG post in April 2022.
When Is Fatum Alford Birthday?
Fatum celebrates her birthday on January 10 and is of the Capricorn zodiac.
Coincidentally, Sheree also is of the Capricorn zodiac. She was born on January 2.
Where Is Fatum Alford From?
Fatum hails from Djibouti, East Africa. She immigrated to the US in 1993.
And as of 2022, she resided in Atlanta, Georgia.
What Is Fatum Alford Ethnicity?
Fatum holds Somali/Arab ethnicity.
Is Fatum Alford On Instagram?
Yes, find her on Instagram @fatumalford.
Also, here’s her Facebook @fatum.alford and Twitter @hussein_fatum.