Vicki Gunvalson is a well-known TV actor and a successful business entrepreneur. Her role is well known in the Reality TV show “Real Housewives of Orange County” and in her business- Coto Insurance and Financial Services. S
he is now working on Real Housewives of orange county season 12. She also opened another branch of Coto Insurance and Financial Services in California. Herewith is here biography, career, awards, and achievements. Now let’s have a close look on Vicki Gunvalson’s net worth in 2018.
Vicki Gunvalson Early Life
Vicki Gulvanson was born as ‘Victoria’ Gulvanson on 25 may 1962 in Chicago, Illinois USA. She hails from a middle-class family. Her father engaged in a construction business through which he raised monies to school him.
She married Michael J. Wolfsmith in 1983 when she was 21. They had two children. She divorced eight years later and started working part-time for her father as an accountant in his construction business to make ends meet. Her father passed away in 1991.
In 1994 she moved from Chicago, Illinois to California and married Donn. They had two children, Michael and Briana. Her marriage with Donn did not work, and they divorced in 2010 after being together for 16 years. She began another relationship with Brooks Ayers in 2014, but it only lasted for a year. They split in 2015.
Vicki Gunvalson Career, Awards & Achievement
At her early years, Vicki worked for her father. She later left her father’s business and joined captive insurance as a health insurance agent. Besides Vicki’s passion in the insurance industry, she had skilled in marketing. Within a year she became a top saleswoman of the company.
She started her health insurance agency, setting a home-based office initially. From scratch, her company has built a good reputation. from 1994 to 2004 she worked at her company, selling life insurance to thousands of clients. Her life is a demonstration of hard work, resilience, and determination
In 2005, she was invited to co-star in the Bravo TV series “the real housewives of Orange County.” Vicki made good use of the opportunity to enter the reality TV business as an actor. It took her a short time to become famous among the viewers. She still appears on the show to date as one of the regular cast members.
Awards and Achievements
In 2014, Vicki Gunvalson received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Bravo network. It was the first Real Housewives Awards.
Gunvalson was also named Orange County’s Entrepreneur in 2015. She received the award in acknowledgment of the contribution in the insurance and financial services industry.
In 2016, Vicki Gunvalson won Reality TV Award for the title Reality Queen.
Net worth of Vicki Gunvalson
Vicki Gunvalson’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million. From their marriage, she retained Coto De Caza residence valued at $2 million and another of their California homes valued at $559,711 shortly after separation with her husband. She also netted $886,459 in assets.
Vicki also received $17700 thousand from three Mexico timeshares and further kept $230,948 from three insurance accounts and another $26,966 from Morgan Stanley account.
Besides business, she receives an annual salary of $500,000 thousand per season courtesy of the Real Housewives of Orange County show.
Vicki Gunvalson is one the world’s best actors. Despite, the challenges in her personal life, she has remained steadfast in her career. She became the highest paid member of the Orange County in season 5. Besides his prowess on TV, she is also a talented entrepreneur with her insurance business is growing. She opened a new location for her insurance business in California. Currently, she is acting season 12 of the real housewives of the orange county.