Kelly Bensimon - Updated Feb 2024

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Kelly Bensimon

Kelly Bensimon is an American celebrity. Kelly Bensimon is an author, socialite, former model, and former editor of ‘Elle Accessories’. Moreover, she is popular for her role in the American television series ‘The Real Housewives of New York City.

Early Childhood

Kelly Bensimon whose birth name is Kelly Killoren Bensimon was born on May 1, 1968, and is currently 53 years old. Being born in early May, her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Likewise, Kelly Bensimon was born in Rockford, Illinois, United States of America, and holds American citizenship.

Similarly, talking about her ethnicity and religion, she belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group and follows Catholic Christianity. She has been working as a model since her early teens.

Kelly Bensimon

Caption: Kelly with her father. Source: Instagram

Furthermore, talking about his educational background, Kelly went to Keith Country Day School which is a college prep academy in Rockford, Illinois. Followed by this, Kelly went to Trinity College, in Connecticut. However, she left college after a year.

Likewise, in the year 1998, she graduated with a degree in Literature and Writing from the Columbia University School of General Studies. Similarly, in the year 2015, she completed an MBA in International Marketing from Northeastern University.

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Caption: Young Kelly. Source: Instagram

Kelly Bensimon – Net Worth 2023

Talking about her net worth and earnings, Kelly Bensimon is an entrepreneur, model, author, and reality television star. Likewise, she has a net worth of around $20 million. However, there is no information about her asset values available in the media.

Body Measurements

Likewise, this gorgeous actress stands 5 feet 10 inches (70 inches) tall and weighs around 75 kg. Similarly, she has fair skin with brown hair and hazel brown eyes.

Professional Life

Talking about her professional life, Kelly Bensimon began her professional career as a model. Likewise, she began her career in modeling in her teenage days.

Similarly, Kelly has done modeling for magazines for popular magazines like ‘Elle’, ‘Cosmopolitan’, ‘Harper’s Bazaar’, and ‘Gotham Magazine’. Moreover, she soon became the founding editor of Elle Accessories magazine but quit after two issues.

Kelly later became the author of many books including ‘In the Spirit of the Hamptons’, ‘American Style’, and ‘The Bikini Book’. Similarly, she also became a columnist for ‘The Socializer: Kelly Killoren Bensimon’ for ‘Page Six Magazine’.

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Caption: Kelly Bensimon on a magazine cover. Source: Instagram

Likewise, Kelly became the style columnist for ‘AM New York as well. She also hosted the IMG Fashion Week and IMG Swim Show in Miami, United States of America. Similarly, in 2006, she became a spokesperson for Wool.

Followed by this on the next year, she became an ambassador for the Spring Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week 2007.

Furthermore, on the year 2010, Kelly became the cover of ‘Playboy Magazine’ on the year 2010. Moreover, in this photo, her photographs were taken by her ex-husband Gillies Bensimon.

Following this, in another year, she became on the cover of ‘Shape’ magazine and ‘Avenue’ magazine. Likewise, she became the cover of ‘New York Family magazine in the year 2012.

Kelly came into the limelight by appearing in three seasons of ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ which is a reality Television series. Similarly, she also has launched multiple jewelry lines and has also been the author of several books.

Relationship Status

Regarding her relationship status, Kelly is straight and in a relationship at present. She was in a marital relationship with fashion photographer Gilles Bensimon in the year 1997.

They both have two daughters Thadeus Ann Bensimon and Sea Louise Bensimon together. However, they parted ways in the year 2007. Followed by her divorce, in the year 2014, she started dating Alejandro Lorenzo.

Kelly Bensimon – Social Media

Reflecting upon her social media presence, Kelly Bensimon is active on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Likewise, Kelly joined Twitter in April 2009 and has 164k followers on her @kellybensimon account.

Similarly, her Facebook account is @kellykbensimon and has 1k followers on it. Likewise, she has 375k followers on her @kellybensimon account on Instagram. Similarly, she has also given her email address and it is [email protected].