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Former ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ Star Apollo Nida Released From Prison

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Jun. 4 2019, Updated 8:07 p.m. ET

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Apollo Nida, who rose to fame as Phaedra Parks’ now ex-husband on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, has been released from prison. A source told OK! exclusively on Tuesday, June 4, that he has been released to a Philadelphia halfway house. 

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Prison records show that Apollo, 40, will be released from the halfway house on October 15, 2019.

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He was initially sentenced to eight years in prison in 2014 over fraud charges.

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Apollo was arrested in January that year and pleaded guilty months later in May to charges in a fraud scheme that federal prosecutors say stole millions of dollars from over 50 people over four years.

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It was his second time behind bars. He first served five years in a federal prison for auto title fraud before marrying Phaedra, 45, in 2009

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Their divorce was finalized in 2016. The former couple share two sons together.

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Apollo later got engaged to a woman named Sherien Almufi while he was behind bars.

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