American television star Bethenny Frankel is the founder of ‘Skinnygirl Cocktails’, has written four of her own self- help books, and has also starred in several reality T.V shows on American television. Now let’s have a close look on Bethenny Frankel’s net worth in 2018.
Bethenny Frankel Early Life
Bethenny was born on the 4th of November in 1970 in New York to Robert Frankel and Bernadette Birk. Her father was a horse trainer, and her mother was an interior designer. Her mother had a Catholic descent whereas her father was a Jew, after marriage, her mother converted and followed Judaism. Bethenny’s parents got separated when she was four years old, a year later her mother married a horse trainer again. According to Frankel, she did not have a pleasant childhood; her father was not supportive and was an alcoholic along with being a wife beater.
Bethenny had been a part of several schools before finally settling down in a boarding school she completed her graduation in the year 1988 from Pine Crest School, and later went to New York University.
Bethenny got married to Peter Sussman, an executive in the entertainment industry in the year 1996. A year later the two got separated and she ended up marrying Jason Hoppy who was an executive in the pharmaceutical industry in 2010. The couple together had a daughter Bryn three months after their wedding. The couple soon got separated, and finally got divorced in 2016.
Bethenny Frankel Career, Awards & Achievement
She started her career with being the production assistant for the show ‘Saved by the Bell’, later on, she featured on the show ‘The Apprentice’ as a contestant, and reached the finals along with one more contestant.
One of the breakthroughs in her career was appearing on reality T.V show ‘Real Housewives of New York’. This got her popular among the masses and made her a popular face on T.V. Later she also featured on the show ‘Bethenny Getting Married?’ that went on to show her wedding preparations with Jason Hoppy, along with the birth of their daughter. While the show was airing it became one of the highest rated series in the history of Bravo.
After this show ended, Bethenny did not get back to Real Housewives and instead released her own book after a while. Skinnygirl was one of her books on slimming, dieting and staying fit. It was released in 2009 and was followed by another addition that was based on easy recipes that can help you stay fit. She also released a fitness DVD and another book that was a summary of her earlier books.
She launched her own company by the name ‘Skinnygirl Cocktail’ but later sold it off to Beam Global. Her own talk show was started by the year 2013 but got canceled in the following year.
Awards & Achievement
Bethenny became a popular name in American households at the time of her show ‘Bethenny Getting Married’. She has not been lucky to receive lots of awards or nominations to her credit but has been able to create a decent amount of fan following.
Net Worth of Bethenny Frankel
After appearing on a few of the popular television series, releasing her own books, and DVD’s along with starting a company and getting her own talk show, Bethenny has managed to create a net worth of $25 million.
Bethenny might not be popular among people of all age groups, but she has done well for herself and got a fair share of name and wealth. She did not really find love in her marriages but still got a chance to appear on Real Housewives, along with getting a chance to have her own talk show.