More like Real Housewives of the Federal Prison System!

Earlier today, a judge sentenced Real Housewives of Atlanta star Apollo Nida,to eight years in federal prison for charges of mail, wire and bank fraud.

The 35-year-old's wife, Phaedra Parks, was a no show at the courthouse today -- but his mother and brother showed their support at the US District Court.

Originally Nida faced up to 30 years in prison but got a lighter sentence when he plead guilty to charges of fraud and money laundering.

Reports claim that the reality star stole the identities of more than 50 people and set up bank accounts to launder the money. Johnny Lawbreaker also cashed used the false identities to cash US Treasury checks, cashed checks from the Delta Airlines pension fund and made fraudulent US income tax returns.

Despite stealing people's identities -- Nida did seem remorseful back at a court hearing in May, saying, "I take full responsibility for my actions. It was a dumb situation I put myself in,' he said in court. 'I got sucked in and engulfed and lost sight of things. It