Sometimes, it pays to be a b*tch!
If you’ve ever wondered how much the lovely ladies on Bravo’s various Real Housewives shows make per season, Star magazine is exposing their secret salaries – and yes, the more drama, the more money!
Teresa Giudice – the break-out diva of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, the most watched of the Real Housewives shows with an audience of three million – is the top earner among all the women who appear in the various franchises, taking in a whopping $600,000 per season!
Hot on her high heels are Countess LuAnn de Lesseps and Ramona Singer of The Real Housewives of New York City, who pull in a cool $500,000 each per season. After castmates Alex McCord and Jill Zarin got the boot last season, the two remaining NYC stars were given huge raises – nearly doubling their salaries, according to Star.
Orange County‘s Vicki Gunvalson, the only member of the Southern California show who’s been featured for all eight seasons – is next with $450,000 per season.
Fan favorite NeNe Leakes, who now appears on NBC’s The New Normal and has previously appeared on Fox’s Glee, pulls in $350,000 a season for her loud-mouthed antics on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She’s accumulated a net worth of $4.5 million, thanks to her popularity with viewers.
To find out what other stars of Bravo’s Real Housewives franchises pull in, check out the new issue of Star magazine – on newsstands Friday.
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