Luann de Lesseps Biography
A native of Berlin, Connecticut, Luann de Lesseps is an American television personality, model, author, and singer.
De Lesseps is best known for casting in the reality television series The Real Housewives of New York City, which details the lives of several women residing in New York City.
Luann de Lesseps Age
De Lesseps was born on May 17, 1965, in Berlin, Connecticut. She is 55 years old as of 2021.
Luann de Lesseps Height
De Lesseps stands at a height of 1.78 m.
Luann de Lesseps Family
De Lesseps grew up in Berlin, Connecticut, together with her six siblings. Her father owned a construction company is of Algonquin and French descent while her mother is French Canadian. She has not shared the names of her parents or siblings.
Luann de Lesseps Husband
De Lesseps was first married to Alexandre de Lesseps, with whom they have two children together Noel and Victoria. They divorced in 2009 and married Tom D’Agostino Jr. from December 2016 to August 2017.
Luann de Lesseps Education
De Lesseps has not yet disclosed anything about her educational background but has shared that she had captained her high school varsity softball team.
Luann de Lesseps Career
De Lesseps used to be a Wilhelmina model and a licensed practical nurse in Connecticut. She stars in Bravo’s reality show The Real Housewives of New York City as one of the main cast members. Publicly, she is regarded as a fan favorite, with some referring to her as “one of the greatest housewives of all time.”
In February 2011, de Lesseps appeared as a socialite in the episode “Bully” of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, playing a socialite who makes a gruesome discovery. She published her first album, “Money Can’t Buy You Class,” on May 25, 2010, and wrote a novel, Class with the Countess: How to Live with Elegance and Flair (published by Gotham Books).
De Lesseps acted in the film Maternal Secrets in Bermuda in February 2017. She headlined her own cabaret show, #CountessAndFriends, at Feinstein’s/54 Below in Midtown Manhattan in February 2018. Also, she has appeared on Monét X Change’s show as a guest.
The Real Housewives of New York City
The Real Housewives of New York City is an American Bravo TV reality television series that premiered on March 4, 2008. Developed as the second installment of the Real Housewives franchise, it has aired twelve seasons and documents the personal and professional lives of women residing in New York City.
The current cast of the series includes Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, Leah McSweeney, and Eboni K. Williams. Previous cast members were the original cast members Bethenny Frankel, Alex McCord, and Jill Zarin; and later additions Kelly Killoren Bensimon, Cindy Barshop, Aviva Drescher, Heather Thomson, Carole Radziwill, Kristen Taekman, Dorinda Medley, Jules Wainstein, and Tinsley Mortimer.
Luann de Lesseps Net Worth
De Lesseps has an estimated net worth of $25 million.