Real Housewives Franchise – Paychecks

Ever wondered how much your favorite housewives make? Well here’s a breakdown of how much some of the wives make. Apparently, the more drama you bring the more you stand to make. It pretty much seems like selling your soul really but I guess it’s an “easy” way to make 6 figures without needing a college education or working too hard. Plus these ladies get to expand their brand beyond the Housewives franchise, but is it worth everything else they sacrifice and opening up their lives to the public? You decide


The Real Housewives of Atlanta (highest rated of the franchise)

Nene reportedly earns about $1 million dollars

Kandi earns $450,000

Cynthia and Phaedra earn $300,000 (Peter and Apollo reportedly get $75k)

Kenya and Porscha also hover around the $200,000 mark

Real Housewives of New Jersey (second highest rated)

Teresa Guidice – $650,000

Caroline Manzo – $400,000

Melissa Gorga – $300,000

Jacqueline Laurita – $275,000

The Real Housewives of OC ( the original series in the franchise)

Vikki Gunvalson – $500,000

Gretchen Rossi – $350,000

Tamra Barney – $325,000

Alexis Bellino – $175,000

Couldn’t find Heather Dubrow salary anywhere but her first season salary is rumored to be anywhere between $5,000 – $30,000 because she was new. No idea how much it was upped this season.

Real Housewives of New York

 Ramona and Duchess Luann – $500, 000

Sonja – $220,000

Aviva Drescher – $200,000

Heather and Carole – about $175,000

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Lisa – $375,000

Kyle Richards – $275,000

Brandi – $175,000

Taylor Armstrong – $127,000

Kim – about $140,000

Does anyone watch this franchise? If DC got cancelled they deserved to be cancelled too? I couldn’t find anything but noone gets paid higher than $75,000 reportedly. That seems really low but ah well.


The ladies also get a lil something extra when they show up for reunions. So what do you think? Surprised at any?


*info and pics from Reality T and google images

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