Part of becoming a Real Housewives franchise member is opening up and sharing your life. This would clearly involve family members including children and the husbands, both past and present. Bravo has seen its fair share of divorces among couples since following people around for entertainment became a thing. Some have shocked us and some have been the best-case scenario to end a struggling relationship.
Longtime Bravo fans also know about the dreaded renewal of marriage vows curse. A filmed extravagant party that seems to destroy more marriages than it repairs in Real Housewives reality. But we also have couples that will never part, seemingly regardless of their circumstances. Let’s take a look at a few power relationships that will stand the test of time and the test of reality.
Real Housewives Of Salt Lake City / Lisa Barlow And John Barlow
Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star Lisa Barlow is no idiot and she knows when she has a good thing going. John Barlow is Lisa’s husband, and he doesn’t say much unless first directed by his wife. They’ve been married since 2003 and share two boys, Jack Barlow and Henry Barlow. Since Lisa joined RHOSLC, she has had to navigate multiple rumors regarding her ability to obtain basketball tickets. She also needed to make a clarification regarding John dating her sister first.
But John and Lisa will most likely go the distance and never divorce. They share businesses together and most importantly, John does not judge Lisa on her preferred diet of chicken chalupas and Diet Coke. They met at BYU and are both practicing Mormons, though Lisa was Jewish at birth. This man is madly in love with Lisa and says as much on social media. Lisa is grateful for her husband’s support in all aspects of her interests, including their business, their family, and her crazy reality television life.
Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills / Lisa Vanderpump And Ken Todd
Former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star and current maven of Vanderpump Rules, Lisa Vanderpump has a pretty solid marriage. I would dare say Lisa and her husband Ken Todd might be the Bravo blueprint for marriage goals. Ken is Lisa’s mate, business partner, and resident dog wrangler. Lisa hit the lottery with this man because she’s pretty much allowed to bring home any animal she fancies. His chivalry comes out hot if someone even looks sideways at Lisa and he isn’t beyond threatening someone with bodily harm if he feels she’s been slighted.
In 1980, Ken purchased a bar and that’s where he met Lisa. They began dating immediately and were engaged about six weeks later. What followed would be two children, a luxurious lifestyle, and multiple successful businesses. Ken and Lisa have been married for over 40 years and I think we can safely say the relationship stuck.
Real Housewives Of New Jersey / Caroline Manzo And Albert Manzo
Caroline Manzo is back in the news but it isn’t for reasons she’s happy about. She took a long pause from reality television after leaving Real Housewives of New Jersey, and she probably regrets coming back. During Caroline’s journey on RHONJ, we learned her husband Albert Manzo could seem pretty intimidating, but his family turns him into a big softy.
Caroline and Al have been hitched since 1984. They have 3 kids who participated in Caroline’s own spinoff, Manzo’d With Children. Their relationship didn’t start out easy and they’ve definitely had bumps in the road. While Albert spends most of his time at the family-operated Brownstone event facility, his absence certainly didn’t seem to harm their marriage. When Caroline experienced rough times on RHONJ, she had her husband to back her up. Albert supports Caroline’s animal rescue missions and applauds her gift of cooking, which she now shares on YouTube. In 2017 Al and Caroline became grandparents for the first time when daughter Lauren Manzo had Marchesa Anna Scalia.
Real Housewives Of Orange County / Heather Dubrow And Terry Dubrow
Ah yes, I know. Yadda, yadda, there are rumors Terry Dubrow is cheating on Heather Dubrow. Since the Real Housewives of Orange County star has a big house, a rich husband, and great kids – of COURSE she’s being cheated on. Despite no concrete evidence and gossip coming from people clearly envious of Heather’s station in life, her marriage to Terry has yet to dissolve. Here’s the thing, Terry and Heather have been married since 1999. Together with Terry’s career as a plastic surgeon, the couple has amassed a net worth of around $70 million dollars. They have four great kids, the youngest was still an infant when Heather started on RHOC.
While the streets have been murmuring about Terry’s extracurricular activities, there have been no obvious signs of stress in the marriage. Let’s be clear, regardless of how much money Terry has or the fact that he is listed as one of the most successful reconstructive plastic surgeons in the world, he will NEVER be wealthy enough to divorce Heather. This man knows good and well that if he ever publicly embarrassed that woman, she would take him for everything he had and then take him again for any remaining leftovers.
All of that said, Heather and Terry appear to be completely devoted partners and extremely supportive parents. They also have a pretty healthy skin care business that just celebrated 7 years. So say what you want about Heather and Terry’s marriage – these two will stay together until the next Ice Age.
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