How much is Dorinda Medley worth?
|Net Worth:||$15 Million|
|Date of Birth:||December 13, 1964 (age 58)|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
About Dorinda Medley
Dorinda Medley is an American businesswoman, entrepreneur, social media influencer, socialite, and reality television star. She’s recognized in the country for being the main cast member of the Bravo reality television series The Real Housewives of New York City. Apart from the show, she has made appearances on many other television productions and has ventured into several businesses.
Being a businesswoman, entrepreneur, and television personality is the main reason why Dorinda is so wealthy. Through perseverance and passion, she was able to climb back to the top of the New York society. She met her boyfriend John Mahdessian, who owns one of the wealthiest restoration houses in New York – Madame Paulette.
Dorinda Medley is famous for her role in The Real Housewives of New York City. She was born on December 13, 1964, in The Berkshires, Sandisfield, Massachusetts. She’s one of three children to John and Diane Medley. She has an older sister Melinda and a younger brother John. She attended a local private school for her primary education from which she graduated in the early 1980s. Shortly after, she attended the Franklin and Marshall College.
She spent most of her youth in her hometown with her immediate family. Eventually, Dorinda relocated to New York City after her college degree in the 1980s to pursue a career in fashion. Starting in the 1990s, she began working for Liz Claiborne and her showroom. There, she met Ralph Lynch, her future husband whom she married in 2005. After the couple’s marriage, Ralph and Dorinda moved to London for a couple of years. Their marriage lasted no more than 6 years, and in 2011 after the passing of Ralph, she moved back to New York City. From her marriage to Ralph, she has one daughter – Hannah.
In the mid-2010s, while she was earning from her business ventures, as well as from a contract signed with Bravo to become one of the main cast members of the series RHONY. Her first appearance on The Real Housewives of New York City came in the fourth season of the show where she made guest appearances. Starting the seventh season, which premiered in April 2015, she became a main cast member and began receiving an estimated $500,000 annually.
As of now, the show has twelve very popular seasons that have accumulated nearly 10 million viewers and that easily boosted Medley’s popularity. As of 2023, the net worth value of the business lady and famous socialite is estimated at $15 million. She made a large amount of money from all of her businesses (including endorsement deals from top brands and her own fashion lines) even before she joined the Bravo hit series.
The main cast member of The Real Housewives of New York City is successful because of her many professions. In the early 2010s, she began working proactively as an entrepreneur that quickly found success in that area. Despite her husband’s loss and other setbacks, she was still able to bounce back and start her own cashmere company titled DCL Cashmere thanks to which she became friends with many celebrities like Joan Collins and Princess Diana.
Starring in the Bravo series really boosted the popularity of Dorinda. In no time, she began receiving offers to star in various realities, talk shows, and television series that further established her as a television personality.
She first took part in the likes of Hollywood Today Live, Fab Life, The Wendy Williams Show, and Access Daily. She then made sporadic appearances on the shows Celebrity Page, Steve, Entertainment Tonight, and Celebrity Call Center. Most recently, she became a regular guest on the series Watch What Happens Live.
Dorinda Medley is a familiar face on the Bravo network that’s been a main cast member of The Real Housewives of New York City since April 2015. Thanks to the show, she rose to mainstream recognition and quickly became a millionaire. As of 2023, Dorinda Medley’s net worth sits at an estimated $15 million dollars. Apart from her work on the hit series, for the past thirty years, Dorinda has also established herself as a businesswoman and entrepreneur that has founded her own company and has collaborated with some of the best fashion brands and designers.