Seasons 1-3, 7-9
“If youâ€™re going to take a shot at this B, you better not miss.”
“If you can’t handle the truth, you can’t handle me.”
“I’m not a Housewife, but I am real.”
â€œNew York City is my playground.â€
Birthday: November 4th, 1970
After a three-season hiatus, Bethenny Frankel makes her highly anticipated return for season seven ofÂ The Real Housewives of New York City. Natural foods chef, best-selling author, reality TV star, self-made businesswoman, and mom, Bethenny Frankel first came to national attention with her wit, wisdom, and humor when she was named first runner-up on NBC’sÂ The Apprentice: Martha Stewart. Her success on the series led her to Bravoâ€™sÂ The Real Housewives of New York CityÂ for three seasons, as well as two spin-off series on the network,Â Bethenny Getting Married?Â andÂ Bethenny Ever After…Â Bethenny is the creator of the low calorie cocktail brand Skinnygirl Cocktails and partnered with Beam Suntory in 2011. The cocktail portfolio now includes over 20 products including wines, flavored vodkas, and delicious ready-to-drink cocktails. Frankel is a brand collaborator, developer, and marketer for Skinnygirl Cocktails. As the owner of Skinnygirl, Bethenny has created a thriving lifestyle brand featuring products offering women practical solutions to everyday problems. Some of the many Skinnygirl products include “Sparklers” non-alcoholic beverages, microwave popcorn, snacks, hummus, dips, nutrition bars, salad dressings, liquid sweeteners and water enhancers, shapewear, and appliances. In 2013, Frankel brought her distinct voice and candid point of view to daytime television onÂ Bethenny, her nationally syndicated daytime talk program, and she has been named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities by Forbes magazine. She is the four-time bestselling author ofÂ Skinnydipping,Â A Place of Yes: 10 Rules for Getting Everything You Want Out Of Life,Â Naturally Thin: Unleash Your Skinnygirl and Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting, andÂ The Skinnygirlâ„¢ Dish: Easy Recipes for Your Naturally Thin Life. She has also authoredÂ Skinnygirl Solutions: Simple Ideas, Extraordinary Results, the recently released children’s bookÂ Cookie Meets Peanut, the cocktail book,Â Skinnygirl Cocktails, and the upcoming bookÂ I Suck at Relationships So You Donâ€™t Have ToÂ out on April 7, 2015.