Bethenny Frankel is an elite American Television personality, entrepreneur, and successful author. Bethenny Frankel, a feted reality TV star is best evoked for her guest appearance on Bravo’s reality series ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ and NBC’s game show ‘The Apprentice: Martha Stewart’, produced by Donald Trump and Mark Burnett. She runs her own drink company titled ‘Skinnygirl Cocktails’ as well as authored four self-improvement books.

Quick Info:

  • Birthday: November 4, 1970 (Age 47)
  • Ethnicity: Mixed (Jewish and Welsh)
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Television personality, author, and entrepreneur


1. Family and Personal Life

Bethenny Frankel was married to Jason Hoppy, a Pharmaceutical sales executive for 6 years. Though the former couple had separated years back, the divorce was only finalized in 2016 following custody battle and other settlements.

Bethenny, a native of Queens, New York was born to horse trainer Robert J. Frankel and interior stylish Bernadette Birk. Her father raised in a Jewish clan was the most renowned and victorious thoroughbred racehorse mentor ever, while her mother was of Welsh lineage with Roman Catholic who later switched to Judaism after marriage with Robert.

Quick Info:

  • Parents: Robert J. Frankel and Bernadette Birk
  • Husband: Peter Sussman (1996-1997) and Jason Hoppy (2010-2016)
  • Children: 1 (Bryn Hoppy)
  • Marital Status: Divorced

When she was four, her father abandoned her mother, following which she tied the knot with horse trainer and Robert competitor John Parisella later that year. Her biological father was cold and troublesome to the family throughout entire life trailing which she saw a difficult childhood.

Raised by step-father John, she was consistently traveling across the states attending multiple schools until enrolled at a boarding school. She is a graduate of Pine Crest School centered in Fort Lauderdale, a county seat of Broward County, where she resided in the school dorm.

Since the completion of study at Pine, she further went on to join Manhattan-based New York University, aiming to study the Natural Gourmet Institute.

In 1996, Bethenny Frankel got married to Peter Sussman, an executive of the entertainment industry but it merely lasted a year resulting split in 1997. Trailing the awful separation, it took her almost 13 years to furnace the lane to marital bliss, eventually getting married to Jason Hoppy, a pharmaceutical sales executive in 2010.

Bethenny Frankel blessed with a daughter named Bryn Hoppy the same year, they relish an ecstatic life for next 2 years after she parted her ways from Hoppy. Though she filed for divorce in 2013, it wasn’t until July 2016 when officially legalized, however, the custody battle of 7-year-old daughter Bryn is still going on with Bethenny indicting Hoppy over the full custody of their daughter.


2. Body Measurements and Lifestyle

Bethenny Frankel is indisputably one of the most stylish and glamorous television personas ever. As young as ever, the owner of Skinnygirl is always looking point on trailing such magnificent looks, sassy smile and energetic persona.

With each passing time, people grow to become shabby with wrinkles and acne all over the face but seems like Bethenny has absconded the spell of time looking as radiant and magnetic as ever. Almost close to 50, she is an evergreen charmer with smashing hot looks, smoldering brown eyes and entrancing smile, which can make any terrible day look good.

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  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches (173 cm)
  • Body Measurements: 37-24-36 inches (94-61-91 cm)
  • Plastic Surgery: N/A
  • Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)

One of the stylish television personalities in Hollywood, every time she steps out of the house, Bethenny ensures to grab the attention both with her scintillating appearance and fashion statement. Be it an on-air show or star-studded event, she raised the eyebrows of the audience wearing on quirky busty ensemble bejeweled by million worth smile.

Standing 5 feet 7 inches tall, the mother of one has remarkably maintained a curvaceous body, which she predominantly owes to strict yoga routine and healthy diet. Being a working mother, it can only envisaged how stressful her life is with hectic schedule and projects but she always makes sure to find a time for yoga as she relishes it more than anything.

An exuberant and sprightly, she is also taking her time for young daughter Bryn, whose presence and companionship cheers her the most. When not working, she enjoys her downtime wandering the beach side, chilling out with her gal pal and rejoicing festive season.



3. Professional Career

Bethenny Frankel is a pioneer of a cocktail labeled ‘Skinnygirl’. Apart from that, she has launched packaged meat named ‘Skinnygirl Market Fresh Deli, and has also guest starred in multiple reality series including ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’.

Bethenny stepped into the realm of broadcasting with NBC sitcom ‘Saved by the Bell’, where she was production assistant working behind the camera. Acquainted with the screen presence on the series, she later went on to compete for reality game show ‘The Apprentice: Martha Stewart’, making all the way to the finale of the show.

Career Timeline:

  • 2009: Guest-starred as the chef in comedy series ‘Z Rock’ on IFC
  • 2010-2012: Featured on late night comedy talk show ‘Chelsea Lately’
  • 2011: Published her third book ‘A Place of Yes: 10 Rules for Getting Everything You Want Out of Life’
  • 2013: Starred as host for syndicated talk show ‘The Bethenny Show’

Gripping the national as one of the finalists, she subsequently got signed in multiple TV series including ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ and syndicated talk show ‘The Wendy Williams Show’ making frequent guest appearance.

In 2010, her engagement following marriage with then-husband Jason Hoppy, shot and premiered by Bravo TV with a title ‘Bethenny Getting Married?, went on to become the highest rated TV show ever in the network history. A year later, she launched her own drink branded Skinnygirl Cocktail and after running few years, she sold the firm to Fortune Brand’s Beam Global in a projected $100 million.

Most recently she introduced her line of packaged meat ‘Skinnygirl Market Fresh Deli’ which was certified of comprehending low fat by American Heart Association. Bethenny’s this line of product vigorously supports her program ‘B-Strong Find Your Yes’, a division of global non-profit organization ‘Dress for Success’.

Through this organization, she offers a helping hand to women dealing with financial crisis. Her program also helps people affected by severe natural disaster including hurricanes by providing acute materials and bank cards.

Becoming a successful author with notable self-help books such as ‘Naturally Thin: Unleash Y0ur SkinnyGirl and Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting’ and ‘The SkinnyGirl Dish: Easy Recipes for Your Naturally Thin Life’, she has been writing books since long. In 2010, she released a workout DVD on ‘Body by Bethenny’ and an audiobook too.



4. Salary and Net Worth 2018

Bethenny Frankel net worth is over $25 million while her annual salary is yet under review. As no success comes off easy, she too worked hard, did odd jobs, and created own drink line which fortunately paid off bringing her immense success.

If the report of the Celebrity Net Worth is to be believed then her estimated net worth is over $25 million. In 2011, she traded her margarita mixes from ‘Skinnygirl’ line in whopping $100 million which predominantly aided to her fortune. Being a reality TV star, she has also appeared in multiple series and the pay cheque from there has ultimately boosted her net worth.  

Quick Info:

  • Net Worth: $25 million
  • Salary: N/A