Luann de Lesseps also known as Countess de Lesseps is an ex-practical nurse turned American reality television personality, model, actress, host, singer and author. Luann caught the public eye in 2008, when she appeared as one of the socialites from New York whose lives were being chronicled in the 1st season of Bravo TV’s reality show ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’.
9 years and 9 seasons later, she is now one of the most renowned faces on American television with various film and television roles under her belt. A woman of many talents, Luann also has a number of music records and a well-received book to her credit. Keep reading to know more about Luann De Lesseps’s net worth in 2018.
Luann De Lesseps Early Life
Born to a construction company owner father Roland Nadeau and a home-maker mother Rolande Corriveau, Luann de Lesseps was named LuAnn Nadeau at birth. Growing up in the sophisticated suburbs of Berlin, Connecticut with her six siblings, Luann was an exceptional softball player and even captained her high school softball team. After coming of age, she chose the humble career of a nurse for herself and spent most of her time serving the elderly at a local nursing home. She also pursued modelling as a side occupation, walking ramps in various countries and modelling for renowned brands, like Wilhelmina. Although, Luann was content in the life she had created for herself destiny had other plans for her.
Luann de Lesseps met French aristocrat and businessman Count Alexandre de Lesseps and fell head over heels in love with him. She eventually became the 4th wife of Count Alexandre de Lesseps in 1993 and the couple had 2 kids, a daughter named Victoria and a son named Noel over the course of their marriage. It was while being married to the Count that she ventured into the world of television with ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’, thereby beginning her long-standing association with the entertainment world.
The couple divorced in 2009, after reports of infidelity on the account of the Count. Later in 2016, Luanne de Lesseps married Tom D’Agostino Jr. However, she turned out to be unlucky for the second time in marriage and announced her impending divorce in 2017.
Luann De Lesseps Career, Awards & Achievement
Apart from being one of the lead cast members on ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’, the 9th season of which just ended, Luanne de Lesseps has appeared in a series of talk shows, like ‘The Tyra Banks Show’, ‘The Wendy Williams Show’ and ‘The Today Show’ among others. On the acting front, she had a guest role in an episode of ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ in 2011. Moreover, she is all set to make her film debut with the 2017 film ‘Mother of All Secrets’.
Luann de Lesseps authored a book titled ‘Class with the Countess: How to Live with Elegance and Flair’ in 2009 offering sage advice on sophistication and class, thanks to her life experiences as a Countess.
As mentioned earlier, Luann has also experimented with a musical career with 3 singles called ‘Money Can’t Buy You Class’, ‘Chic, C’est La Vie’ and ‘Girl Code’ which came out in 2010, 2011 and 2015 respectively.
Currently, she hosts a show called ‘The Countess Report’ on WWH Hampton’s TV.
Awards & Achievements
As of 2018, Luanne de Lesseps has no awards to her credit.
Net Worth of Luann de Lesseps
The total estimated net worth of Luann de Lesseps is about $25 million, thanks to her hit show ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ and many other successful ventures.
Luann de Lesseps is a remarkably beautiful woman who exudes charm and sophistication in whatever she does. With many more seasons of ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ to come, Luann for sure is here to stay!