Bethenny Frankel - Updated Oct 2023

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Bethenny Frankel

Bethenny Frankel is a famous author, TV personality, and entrepreneur. Bethenny Frankel is the founder of SkinnyGirl Cocktails, an alcohol company.

Early Life and Education

On November 4, 1970, Bethenny Frankel was born in her birthplace, Queens, New York City. Currently, her age is 51 years old. She was born to his father Robert J Frankel and her mother Bernadette Birk. Thus, her father was a renowned personality in horse training. And, also was a recipient of several Eclipse Awards. Likewise, her mother was an interior designer. When she was 4, her father left her mother. They were financially distressed as her father stopped proving money.

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Caption: Bethenny Frankel in her childhood photo. Source(Instagram)

Later, her mother married John Parisella, a horse trainer. Soon, she started working with her biological father at his stable. She did not leave her education and continued it. She graduated from the Pine Crest School, Florida, in 1988. Later, she studied Psychology and communications at New York University.

Bethenny Frankel – Net Worth 2023

This veteran American TV personality and entrepreneur has earned a decent amount of money throughout her career in multiple fields. Likewise, she has a net worth of $80 million as of 2022. However, there is no information about her salary, assets values, cars, houses, endorsements, and so on.


After Bethenny Frankel’s study, she started auditioning for small roles in the early 1990s. Finally, she found work as a production assistant on the set of Saved by the Bell. Unfortunately, as the job ended, she was broke soon.  Later on, she began working as a nanny, and also, tended to Paris Hilton, who was a teenager back then. Eventually, she found a steady job as ace producer Jerry Bruckheimer’s personal assistant. Fortunately, she began venturing into business. In the late 1990s, she launched a party-planning business that failed miserably.
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Caption: Bethenny Frankel during her magazine photoshoot. Source(Instagram)

Later, she started a venture selling pashmina scarves, which, too, did not take off. The decision was made she will be to go back to school. It was in 2002, to get a specialization in gourmet at the Natural Gourmet Institute.
In addition, she started a company called Bethenny Bakes, after her graduation. Unfortunately, Bethenny Bakes was too failed as previous ones. Her baking background helped her to enter a reality show, in 2005.  She was seen as a contestant in The Apprentice: Martha Stewart. She finally became one of the two finalists, at the end of the show.

More about career

Later, in 2008, she was part of The Real Housewives of New York City. She was seen in the show named Bethenny Getting Married. The show was mainly focused on her journey toward marriage. In 2010 there was the premier of the show and earned high ratings. Eventually, the show tends to become a hit with the audience.
Moreover, she decided to utilize her image and wrote a book, in 2009. The book was titled ‘Naturally Thin: Unleash Your SkinnyGirl and Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting. In addition, SkinnyGirl became Bethenny’s brand, and she released 3 more books in the upcoming years. Similarly, she started SkinnyGirl Cocktails, a drink company that dismissed the risk of gaining weight. Sooner, she began her very own talk show in 2013, titled Bethenny.

Personal Life

Bethenny Frankel has already married a Hollywood executive Peter Sussman, in 1996. Later, due to their own personal reasons, they divorce after a year. Later, she married pharmaceutical sales executive Jason Hoppy, in March 2010. During the time of her marriage, she was a few months pregnant.

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Caption: Bethenny Frankel with her partner. Source(Instagram)

Thus, her 2nd marriage was telecast on TV through her reality show Bethenny Getting Married. And, she gave birth to her daughter named Bryn, in the same year. In January 2013, she filed a divorce and agreement for Bryn’s custody in 2014. Finally, the divorce was finalized in July 2016. As of now, she is engaged to film producer Paul Bernon.

Body  Measurements

Bethenny is pretty and very gorgeous. Thus, there are no details about her body measurement, dress size, height, weight, and more. But she has short brown hair color and brown pairs of attractive eyes.

Bethenny Frankel – Social Media

Likewise, she has an Instagram account named @BethennyFrankel with 2.7 million followers. And, in her Facebook account, she has gained 1.1 million followers. Besides that, she joined Twitter in January 2008 and has 1.5 million followers.