Who is Bethenny Frankel and what is her net worth 2018? Bethenny Frankel is a reality television personality who has hosted the talk show called ‘Bethenny’. She is also an author and has written four books based on self-help. She has written many other books. She has also successfully hosted the reality TV series ‘Bethenny Ever After’. Frankel is the founder of ‘Skinnygirl Cocktails’. She has appeared in ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ and ‘The Apprentice: Martha Stewart’. She began her career with a minor role in ‘Soiree Sans Hors D’oeuvres’ in 1993. She has appeared as guests on many other TV shows.
Bethenny Frankel was born on November 4, 1970, in New York City, New York. She was born to parents Bernadette Birk and Robert J. Frankel. Her father was a horse trainer and her mother was an interior decorator. She is the only child of her parents. When she was four, her parents separated. Her mother then married John Parisella, who too was a horse trainer.
She has moved many times in her childhood and has attended multiple schools. She completed her graduation from Pine Crest School located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1988. She then went to the Natural Gourmet Institute located in New York City. Later, she went to the New York University.
In 1996, Franklin married Peter Sussman who was an executive in the entertainment industry. The couple divorced a year later. In March 2010, she married Jason Hoppy who was a pharmaceutical sales executive. They have a daughter named Bryn born in May 2010. The couple split in December 2010 and their divorced was finalised in 2016.
Bethenny Frankel began her career as a production assistant on ‘Saved by the Bell’. In 2005, she appeared as a contestant on the reality TV competition series ‘The Apprentice: Martha Stewart’. In 2008, she was appointed for the reality television series called ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’. Two years later, she appeared in another reality TV show called ‘Bethenny Getting Married?’ on Bravo TV.
The show documented about her engagement as well as marriage with Jason Hoppy. It also documented the birth of their child. The show’s premiere was the highest rated in the history of Bravo TV. She, however, did not return in the fourth season of the series and appeared in the seventh season. In 2009, she released two books entitled ‘The SkinnyGirl Dish: Easy Recipes for Your Naturally Thin Life’ and ‘Naturally Thin: Unleash Your SkinnyGirl and Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting’.
An audio book called ‘Body by Bethenny’ was released in 2010, and it was a DVD based on exercise. This was followed by ‘The Skinnygirl Rules’ and ‘Place of Yes: 10 Rules for Getting Everything You Want Out of Life’. In December 2012, Frankel published her novel entitled ‘Skinnydipping’. In 2011, she created the company ‘Skinnygirl Cocktail’ and later sold it for $100 million to Beam Global which is a part of the Fortune Group. In 2017, she launched ‘Skinnygirl Market Fresh Deli’. In 2013, she launched her own show called ‘Bethenny’ on FOX.
In 2014, Bethenny Frankel was nominated for the People’s Choice Award in the category of ‘Favorite New Talk Show Host’.
Net Worth of Bethenny Frankel
Bethenny Frankel has ventured into many professions. She has successfully released many books and has also appeared in a number of TV shows. By doing so, the 46-year-old has gone on to accumulate good wealth for herself. Bethenny Frankel’s net worth is an estimated $26 million.
Part of this wealth also comes by launching her company ‘Skinnygirl Cocktail’ and selling it to Beam Global for an estimated $100 million. She was also the host of her own show on FOX. In her career, Bethenny Frankel has authored seven books. In 2010, she was the runner up in ‘Skating with the Stars’. She was also the runner up in ‘The Apprentice: Martha Stewart’ in 2005.
Bethenny Frankel has posed nude in September 2009 for a PETA billboard. He Skinnygirl Market Fresh Deli sells pre-packed meat which is free from preservatives. It also supports her program called ‘B-Strong: Find Your Yes’.