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The Real Housewives of New Jersey Net Worth, Ranked
The Real Housewives of New Jersey Net Worth, Ranked

The cast of The Real Housewives of New Jersey is in the middle of a really chaotic 14th season (yes, I’m talking about “Trouble in Tulum”), but don’t worry: The fight over 😵‍💫 photo shoots with hair extensions 😵‍💫 is worth it, because Bravo throws down for this show.

It turns out that there is no financial limit when it comes to RHONJ, although the cast wild varying net worths and salaries due to a combination of personal business, debts, and length of time they have been famous.

Check out a ranking of The Real Housewives of New Jersey Below, find the cast’s net worth… unless, of course, you’re still busy getting down from Danielle’s scream of “you’re sleeping with the fucking devil” to Bill Aydin, which is understandable.

Very quickly: How Housewives Salaries Work

We have a detailed explanation here, but the short version is: the more famous you are, the more money you make.

As Bethenny Frankel once explained during one of her many IG storytimes, some people make “$25,000 for the first season all the way up to seven figures” or even more. It depends a bit on how you negotiate!

“There are deals that people have for a certain number of episodes,” Bethenny reflected. “There are deals that people have for a certain number of episodes. There are deals that people have for the all-you-can-eat buffet, the whole season long. You could shoot 9,000 episodes – and the reunion counts as one episode. There are so many different types of deals with Housewives because people come at different times.”

Okay, now that we’ve cleared that up…

The RHONJ Cast Net Worth, Ranking

1. Jennifer Aydin

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 13, pictured: Jennifer Aydin, photo by Andrew Ecclesbravo

Bravo

Net worth: 11 million US dollars

Jennifer reportedly earns $100,000 per season on RHONJ, but she hardly relies on Bravo to pay her bills. She Is After all, he is the inventor of the Ultimate Beauty Pillo for plastic surgery recovery!

Jennifer is also married to super-rich plastic surgeon Bill Aydin, but in 2020 she denied claims that she married for money:

Side note: On “Trouble in Tulum” (aired June 23, 2024), Jennifer hinted that she has about $1 million in the bank rather than being a “multi-millionaire,” so who knows what the truth is.

2. Margaret Joseph

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 13, pictured: Margaret Josephs. Photo: Andrew Ecclesbravo

Bravo

Net worth: 5 million US dollars

Margaret’s RHONJ Salary was not officially announced, but David Yontef said on his Behind the velvet rope Podcast (via Collider) that “Margaret Josephs has been there a long time, she probably has $800,000.” Read into that what you will!

“Caviar dreams, tuna budget”

“Caviar dreams, tuna budget”

Margaret’s wealth is the result of an unbeatable combination of reality stardom, a lifestyle brand and a $2 million home, where she keeps a crystal-encrusted tuna can that Chicken of the Sea gave her when she released her masterpiece. Caviar dreams, tuna budget.

3. Dolores Catania

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 13, pictured: Dolores Catania, photo by Andrew Ecclesbravo

Bravo

Net worth: 4-5 million US dollars

Dolores reportedly earns $60,000 per episode of RHONJ– double the reported $30,000 she earned in her first season. Of course, in addition to her Housewives Career Dolores is a sponsored content writer, entrepreneur and REMINDER IN CAPITAL LETTERS that she is on The traitors next season.

4. Melissa Gorga

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 13. Pictured: Melissa Gorga. Photo: Andrew Ecclesbravo

Bravo

Net worth: 3 million US dollars

In 2015 RadarOnline dropped the iconic headline, “Sorry, Teresa! Melissa Gorga will get Teresa Giudice’s old salary for next season of ‘RHONJ'” and revealed that Melissa’s new salary is $750,000. However! That was almost 10 years ago, so we have to assume Melissa negotiated her way up to the $1 million mark.

“Love the Italian style”

“Love the Italian style”

Meanwhile, it remains unclear how much she brought home for her highly iconic work as a singer or her book sales. Love the Italian way: The secrets of my hot and happy marriagewhich belongs to the Library of Congress.

5. Theresa Giudice

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 13, pictured: Teresa Giudice, photo by Andrew Ecclesbravo

Bravo

Net worth: 500,000 US dollars

Theresa confirmed that she “only” paid $25,000 for the first season of RHONJ in 2009, but her salary has… increased. When her salary was last reported in 2019, Theresa earned $62,000 per episode (or ~$1.1 million per season).

If you are wondering why her net worth is not even half that, remembering that she went to prison after pleading guilty *clicks on the New Jersey District Attorney’s website* “one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, one count of bankruptcy fraud by concealment of assets, one count of bankruptcy fraud by false oath, and one count of bankruptcy fraud by false statements.”

6. Danielle Cabral

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 13, pictured: Danielle Cabral, photo by Andrew Ecclesbravo

Bravo

Net worth: $100,000-$500,000 (maybe)

Danielle is a Housewives Newbie, so her salary and net worth have not been reported in detail. That is, tabloid Life & Style claims she has a net worth of $100,000 – $500,000, presumably thanks in part to her brand Boujie Kidz Inc.

7. Rachel Fuda

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 13, pictured Rachel Fuda, photo by Andrew Ecclesbravo

Bravo

Net worth: 400,000 US dollars

Like Danielle, Rachel has just joined the cast of RHONJ, Her starting salary has not yet been announced quite not yet. However, Life & Style reports that she has quite a fortune outside of reality TV thanks to her successful family business, Valet King!

Okay, as always, watch the fight in “Trouble in Tulum” on repeat.

By Seren