How Much Does Bethenny Frankel Earn?

Bethenny Frankel

Thanks to court documents stemming from the nightmare known as Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy‘s divorce, we have been given an inside look at the Real Housewives of New York star’s finances.

According to the documents, Bethenny had a net worth of $22 MILLION, with assets valued at nearly $612,000, when she and Jason signed their prenup in 2010. And this was before Bethenny sold Skinnygirl for a reported $100 million. At prenup time, Jason was reportedly worth $475,000.

Two years later, Bethenny‘s gross annual salary was listed as $4,011,726 on her W2 forms. At that time, Bethenny and Jason each had their own checking and savings accounts, a joint checking account, a joint brokerage account, and a 529 college savings account for their daughter Bryn


The DailyBeast has released the 2010 earnings list of reality TV stars and E! star Kim Kardashian is sitting pretty on top of the list.

According to the site’s calculations, the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star pulled in estimated $6 million this year alone! And how did Kimmy earn her money? Well from doing a countless number of endorsements (clothing lines, watch line, swimsuit line, fragrances, and diet-products), writing a book, doing a spin-off, and paid appearances. Kim reported commands up to $75,000 per paid appearance.

Coming in second place on the list is MTV’s Lauren Conrad at $5 million. In a close third is Bravo reality star Bethenny Frankel at $4 million. Kate Gosselin is also number 5 on the list pulling in $3.5 million. In fact out of the top 10 reality earners, 8 are female.

The full list is below -

  1. Kim Kardashian: $6m
  2. Lauren Conrad: $5m
  3. Bethenny Frankel: $4m
  4. Audrina Patridge: $3.5m
  5. Kate Gosselin: $3.5m
  6. Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino: $3m
  7. Khloe Kardashian: $2.5m
  8. Kourtney Kardashian: $2.5m
  9. DJ Pauly D: $2m
  10. Kendra Wilkinson: $2m

According to the Daily Beast, Jersey Shore star Snooki failed to make the list because she only earned $750,000 this year. And while this list looks impressive, we do have some major doubts about a number of those estimated earnings.


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