As fans of the Real Housewives were always nosey and want to know not only how much the housewives are worth but how much they actually make from appearing on the various Housewives franchises.
Rumors are always swirling with speculations about how much the housewives make and who really earns the most money. RealityTea has a breakdown of the Housewives reported salaries.
According to new reports Bravo was pretty desperate to re-charge the RHONY cast and they were willing to open their wallets to make it happen. Bravo went after former supermodels, celebrity chefs in hopes they would join the cast but instead they had to settle for Bethenny Frankel. Bravo is rumored to have agreed to pay Bethenny $1 million + bonuses depending on the success of season 7.
So how do the other Housewives salaries compare to Bethenny’s?
RHOA start NeNe Leakes reportedly is making $1.5 million for season 7 but has hinted that she actually makes more. While RHONJ Teresa Giudice is the highest paid Housewife on that franchise and made $700,000 for season 6. Jacqueline Laurita claims she was paid $750,000 to return for a few episodes but no ones believing that. While reports say that Melissa Gorga earns anywhere from $250,000 – $600,000 a season.
In Beverly Hills, most of the ladies earn anywhere from $450,000-$500,000 a season but Lisa Vanderpump and Eileen Davidson lead the pack in salaries. Eileen Davidson earns $750,000 for season 5 and Lisa Vanderpump reportedly negotiated a big reaise after season 4 plus she gets an additional salary from her Vanderpump Rules spinoff.
Andy’s favorite Housewife Vicki Gunvalson is the highest paid lady on RHOC earning an estimated $500,000 this season. Although there are other reports saying she’s commanding $750,000 for putting her relationship with Brook Ayers back in the hot seat.
Miami housewives make the least of any of the Housewives franchises. Adriana de Moura and Joanan Krupa made just $75,000 for season 3. while the other housewives of Miami only made $50,000.
Do you think any of these salaries are real? Do you think these Housewives derserve their salaries ? Should they make more or less? Let’s Discuss!