The Real Housewives of New York City
This hour-long series will chronicle the lives of Alex, Bethenny, Jill, LuAnn and Ramona - all wealthy Manhattan socialite mothers trying to balance raising their children, organizing charity fund raising galas, running businesses, and socializing in the Hamptons.
Alex has to juggle her career, her husband, her two children, and her flourishing social calendar. She has to get the kids to their classes (music, art, swimming, and French). She has a live-in Au pair who speaks French to the children. Alex is a former actress and model and is currently working as a graphic designer in the world of visual merchandising.
Bethenny is single and in her 30s, but is ready to settle down. She has three children and a wealthy Wall Street boyfriend, so life is very busy. She works as a natural foods chef for celebrities, helms her own company (Bethenny Bakes), writes a health column for Hamptons Magazine, and is a television spokesperson for Health Magazine and Pepperidge Farms new line of health foods. She was a runner-up on the only season of "The Apprentice: Martha Stewart."
Jill is a business woman and talented photographer. She is also a staple of the Manhattan social circuit. Her husband, Bobby, is a successful businessman and together, the two own and operate Zarin Fabrics and Home Furnishings. In her spare time, Jill is active in a number of charities. The two also spend a lot of time in the Hamptons. She has a daughter (Allyson), two stepsons (David and Jonathan), and a stepdaughter (Jennifer).
LuAnn de Lesseps
LuAnn is a nurse, member of the Algonquin tribe of Connecticut, and a Countess. Her husband, Count Alexandre, is a French entrepreneur who's great great grandfather developed the Suez Canal. The couple has two children - Victoria (13) and Noel (11). LuAnn also teaches etiquette on a morning television show and has her own cable show called "The Countess Report."
Ramona is the owner of the businss R.M.S. Fashions, the jewelry line True Faith (which sells religious jewelry), the clothing line True Faith, and is working on her own skin care line. Her husband Mario is a third generation jeweler. The couple lives in a four-bedroom condo on the Upper East Side of Manhattan with daughter Avery (13). They own a second home in Southampton. In her spare time, Ramona loves to play tennis, entertain friends, and organize dinner parties and social events.
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