Monthly archives: July, 2012

Adrienne Maloof Divorce

Adrienne Maloof and husband Dr. Paul Nassif are splitting after nine years of marriage. They called themselves “The Bickersons” on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and America adored their relatable marriage. Radaronline reported that the two were having problems in their relationship and their marriage was in rocky conditions. In a statement Adrienne told …

Real Housewives of Miami Season 2 New Cast!

Any Real Housewives super fan knows that Season 1 of The Real Housewives of Miami was… a flop. But Bravo set the green light on filming for Season 2, and it will premiere to us on September 13th. So were there any cast changes made? Yes! Thank God! Hopefully it will give that Latina spice the …

Vicki Gunvalson Says Brianna Was Influenced By Bravo Production…

Vicki Gunvalson finally has a full love tank, but what a tumultuous season this was for her! She battled with her BFF Tamra Barney and even her daughter, Brianna Culberson. This is the 7th season we have watched Vicki on The Real Housewives of Orange County. Vicki told Bravo, “This season, I’ve been through the ringer …

Sonja Morgan

“A little Sonja will spice up any party!” Birthday: November 25th, 1963 Sign: Sagittarius Sonja Morgan (born November 25, 1963 in Albany, NY, as Sonja Tremont) is the ex-wife of John Morgan. John, 33 years her senior, is one of five children of Henry S. Morgan (a great-grandson of J. Pierpont Morgan) and Catherine Adams (a great-great-granddaughter of John Adams, the second …

Ramona Singer

“I’m not afraid to say what everyone else is thinking!” Birthday: November 18th, 1956 Sign: Scorpio Ramona Singer (born November 18, 1951 in Rhinebeck, NY, about 100 miles north of NYC) to Bohdan and Veronika Mazur (née Tersansky) of Polish descent. She resides in Manhattan with her husband, Mario, and their teenage daughter, Avery. After graduating from the Fashion Institute of …

LuAnn de Lesseps

“To some people living elegantly just comes naturally!” Birthday: May 17th, 1965 Sign: Taurus LuAnn de Lesseps, née Nadeau (born May 17, 1965 in Berlin, Connecticut), was born to a concrete manufacturer (the firm is still owned by two of her brothers). She modeled with Wilhelmina Models and is an LPN. She is of Algonquin and French descent and was the fourth wife …

Heather Thomson

“My success is built on making women look and feel their best- HOLLA!” Sign: Aries A businesswoman, Heather Thomson is the creator of Yummie Tummie by Heather Thomson. She is a married mother of two – Jax, 6, and Ella Rae, 4. The idea for Yummie by Heather Thomson was born shortly after she had her children and was …

Carole Radziwill

“I may be a Princess, but I’m definitely NOT a drama-queen!” Birthday: August 20th, 1963 Sign: Leo Best-selling author and journalist Carole Radziwill (née DiFalco) grew up in upstate New York and attended school at Hunter College and New York University, where she earned BA and MBA degrees, respectively. She enjoyed a long, award-winning career in journalism at ABC Newswith Peter …

Aviva Drescher

“Never underestimate a woman born and raised in New York City!” Sign: Virgo Aviva Drescher is the first and only New York City born and bred “Housewife” in the history of the show. When Aviva was six years old, she was in a farm accident which resulted in the amputation of her left leg. She …

Teresa Giudice

“When times get tough, you learn who your REAL friends are!” Birthday: May 18th, 1972 Sign: Taurus Teresa Giudice (née Gorga) (born May 18, 1972) was born and raised in New Jersey. Her parents immigrated from Italy and raised Teresa and her brother Giuseppe, also known as Joe, in an Italian Catholic home. She grew …

Melissa Gorga

“I never throw the first punch, but I’m ALWAYS a knockout!” Sign: Aries Melissa Gorga (née Marco, born March 21, 1979) is married to Giuseppe (Joe) Gorga, who is the younger brother of Teresa Giudice. Melissa and Joe have three children: Antonia, Gino, and Joey. Melissa, who in the past has worked as a teacher, has …

Kathy Wakile

“We’re old-school, we believe in respect!” Sign: Libra Katherina “Kathy” Wakile (née Pierri, born October 4, 1965) currently resides in Wayne, New Jersey with her husband of 21 years, Richard “Richie” Wakile, and their two children, Victoria (born 1995) and Joseph (born 1997). Her family is very close to that of her cousin Joe Gorga (Teresa Guidice’s …

Jacqueline Laurita

“I am a Vegas girl, I WILL call your bluff!” Birthday: April 26th, 1971 Sign: Taurus Jacqueline Laurita (née Grippe) born April 26, 1970 is a stay-at-home mother married to Chris Laurita, brother of Caroline and Dina Manzo. Together, Jacqueline and Chris have two sons: Christopher “C.J.” Laurita, Jr. (born in 2002) and Nicholas Laurita (born …

Caroline Manzo

“Life is short- I have no time for drama!” Birthday: August 23rd, 1961 Sign: Virgo Caroline Manzo (née Laurita) (born August 23, 1961) has been married for over 27 years to Albert Manzo, co-owner of The Brownstone, an event and catering facility in Paterson, New Jersey. Albert Manzo’s brother, Tommy Manzo, is the second husband of Manzo’s …

Alexis Bellino

“I thank God every day for my life, and you would too!” Sign: Capricorn Having joined the cast during Season 5, Alexis Bellino is a 32-year-old stay-at-home mom. Originally from the small town of Hannibal, Missouri, she now lives in Newport Beach with her husband, Jim Bellino. Alexis and Jim have three young children, 4-year old James and …

Vicki Gunvalson

“My tank is full, and I’m driving into my future!” Birthday: March 27th, 1962 Sign: Aries Born March 27, 1962, Vicki Gunvalson has a family that includes her ex-husband, Donn, and the two children from her first marriage, Michael and Briana Wolfsmith. She has worked extremely hard to achieve financial success as an independent insurance …

Tamra Barney

“I call the shots in my life now… and I have good aim!” Birthday: September 2nd, 1967 Sign: Virgo 43-year-old California native Tamra Vieth-Barney joined the cast in Season 3 through a casting call launched on the BravoTV website. She lived in Ladera Ranch with her second husband of 10 years, Simon Robert Barney (born …

Heather Dubrow

“I may be married to a plastic surgeon, but I’m 98% real!” Birthday: January 5th, 1969 Sign: Capricorn In the seventh season, actress Heather Dubrow  joins the cast and is currently a stay-at-home mom. She is married to prominent Newport Beach plastic surgeon, Terry DuBrow. They have four children—8-year-old twins Nicholas and Maximilia, 5-year-old Katarina, and 10-month-old, …

Lydia McLaughlin

Lydia McLaughlin joins The Real Housewives of Orange County in Season 8. Lydia is the granddaughter of Canadian media mogul Geoff Stirling, founder of NTV, the first 24-hour television station in Canada. Lydia and her husband Doug live in Dana Point with their two sons, 4-year-old Stirling and 2-year-old Maverick. This young, kooky mother always puts her …

Gretchen Rossi

“Don’t call me a princess, call me the boss!” Birthday: October 30th, 1977 Sign: Scorpio Gretchen Rossi, 34, joined the cast of “The Real Housewives of Orange County” in Season 4. Gretchen grew up in La Cresenta, CA, and attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where she earned a degree in Psychology and a minor in Family …

Marysol Patton

“My job is about making fast decisions, but my personal life I leave up to destiny!” Sign: Capricorn Miami native Marysol Patton runs her own business, one of the premiere public relations firms in town, serving A-list clients. Divorced ten years ago, Patton is known for throwing bashes around town and loves to spend time with her mother, Elsa, who considers …

Lisa Hochstein

“My husband is a top plastic surgeon in this town, and I’m his best creation!” Sign: Leo Lisa Hochstein is married to plastic surgeon Lenny Hochstein, who calls himself the “Boob God”. Calling herself a “professional housewife,” she does not work. She is a friend of season 1 cast member Adriana de Moura-Sidi.   Click …

Lea Black

“I can deal with a lot, but I can’t deal with stupid…” Sign: Scorpio Texas native Lea is married to one of the top criminal defense attorneys in the country, Roy Black, and she has a 9-year-old son. Her reputation as a community leader peaked when she raised money for President Barack Obama during his 2008 presidential campaign, …

Karent Sierra

“If you don’t like my smile, then don’t look my way!” Sign: Aquarius Karent is a Miami dentist. She calls herself the “Dentist to the Stars.” She has no children and has never been married. She lives with her telenovela star boyfriend, Rodolfo Jiménez, and her two parents. She knows season 1 cast member Adriana who introduced her …

Joanna Krupa

“I’m a model, but not always a model citizen…” Sign: Aries Polish born and Chicago, IL raised, Krupa is a professional model. She has appeared on covers of FHM, Maxim, Playboy, and Stuff and competed in season 9 of Dancing with the Stars. Joanna is engaged to Romain Zago, owner of Mynt nightclub in Miami, and divides her time between Miami …