Bravo changed the reality TV landscape when it introduced its first Real Housewives franchise way back in 2006. The Real Housewives of Orange County started it all, and Bravo now boasts multiple shows in different cities across the United States, including the Real Housewives of New York, the Real Housewives of Atlanta, and the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Each location has its own list of wealthiest cast members, but who are the top 10 richest Bravo stars across the entire network?
11. Ryan Serhant
Eklund’s Million Dollar Listing New York co-star Ryan Serhant comes in right behind him with a net worth of $20 million. Before selling real estate on the show, Serhant had a cameo on As the World Turns a decade ago. He also stars in his own spin-off, titled Sell it Like Serhant.
10. Fredrik Eklund
Million Dollar Listing New York star Fredrik Eklund is close to Bravo’s Real Housewives stars with a fortune worth $30 million. Eklund was a very successful real estate agent in New York before landing a part in Bravo’s hit show. Some of his clients have included the likes of Cameron Diaz and John Legend.
9. Bethenny Frankel
Bethenny Frankel was one of the original cast members of the Real Housewives of New York but she made her fortune long before starring on Bravo. At a net worth of $25 million, Frankel earned most of her wealth through her iconic brand, Skinnygirl. The RHONY star has also written books, starred in her own spin-off, and was the runner-up on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart.
8. Tinsley Mortimer
With a net worth of $35 million, Real Housewives of New York star Tinsley Mortimer is next on our list of the richest Bravo stars. Mortimer comes from a family of real estate moguls and built a career in Japan selling handbags. Mortimer is rumored to be leaving Bravo and RHONY for life in Chicago with her fiancé Scott Kluth.
7. Kandi Burruss
Kandi Burruss has spent a decade on Bravo on the Real Housewives of Atlanta and has built up a net worth of $35 million in the process. The bulk of Burruss’ wealth comes from her work as a songwriter and as part of Xscape.
6. Jill Zarin
Jill Zarin has grown a fortune designing rugs that are sold by her late husband, Bobby Zarin’s, company. Zarin’s husband sadly passed in 2018, though she has started dating once again. The reality star, who was a part of the Real Housewives of New York, is estimated to be worth around $35 million.
5. Dorit Kemsley
Dorit Kemsley, who, you guessed it, also stars on Bravo’s Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is reportedly worth $50 million. Kemsley earns a living through a variety of means, including her salary on the show, her own swimwear line, and her talent agency. Kemsley runs the company, Nixxi Entertainment, with her husband, Paul “PK” Kemsley. The couple have been embroiled in lawsuits lately, which one can only assume has affected their bottom line, which makes their addition ahead of some of the other housewives is truly shocking.
4. Camille Grammer
Camille Grammer, from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, is also worth $50 million. Aside from her time as a reality star on Bravo, Grammer is best known for her marriage with Kelsey Grammer, with whom she helped launch the company, Grammnet Productions. Prior to their union, the RHOBH star did some modeling, dancing, and acting. Grammer is currently filming season 10 of RHOBH, but not as a full-time castmember.
3. Kyle Richards
Next up is Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards, who is believed to be worth around the $50 million mark. Richards first rose to fame as a child star and appeared on popular shows like Little House on the Prairie. Given her wealth, Richards always makes sure to give back to her community and is a well-known contributor to the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.
2. Carole Radziwill
Real Housewives of New York star Carole Radziwill comes tied in second place on our list of Bravo’s wealthiest stars. According to Bravo Fanatic, Radziwill’s fortune is around $50 million, which is the same as the next three individuals on our list. Before starring on the show, Radziwill made a name for herself as an award-winning journalist. She was also the wife of Prince Anthony Radziwill of Poland before his death in 1999.
1. Lisa Vanderpump
Lisa Vanderpump is easily the wealthiest cast member in Bravo’s lineup with a net worth of $75 million. Vanderpump first appeared on the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills before landing her own spin-off, Vanderpump Rules, which is currently in its eighth season. She also owns a slew of restaurants around the world, including popular eateries in Los Angeles and London.
Honorable mention: Andy Cohen
Andy Cohen has been a driving force behind the Real Housewives’ success over the years. With a net worth of $15 million, the Bravo boss has produced a number of reality shows in his career, including Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Project Runway, and The Rachel Zoe Project.