Dorinda Medley is a popular reality television personality, entrepreneur as well as an American socialite. She is famous for her amazing appearances on the Real Housewives of New York City reality show. Dorinda is also a known philanthropist. Keep reading to understand more about the net worth of Dorinda Medley in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Dorinda Medley was born in Massachusetts on the 13th day of December 1964. She spent the better years of her youth in Berkshire with her immediate family. Dorinda relocated to New York City after completing her education. More information about where she attained her school is not available.
While Dorinda was working for Liz Claiborne showroom, she met the man of her dream, Ralph Lynch and after they got married, they went to live in London. She got a daughter from the marriage by the name of Hannah. After ten years in the union, the couple divorced, and Dorinda went back to New York.
She met Richard Medley who was a financer and a doctor. The two started dating and eventually got married. They did business together and prospered. Unfortunately, in 2016, Richard passed away. Medley later got into a romantic relationship with John Mahdessian, the owner of Madame Paulette. The two are still together.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Dorinda began working in Liz Claiborne Showroom immediately she graduated from college. After moving to London, she opened her own Cashmere company. She made a mark in the society in London with the DCL Cashmere. Some of her clients while in London included Princess Diana and Joan Collins. After running the business for ten years, Medley sold her company and focused more on charity fundraising events.
The year 2015 was a good year for Dorinda after she got a spot on the popular reality series ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ on Bravo TV. She made her debut on the TV series in April 2015 with various aspects of her life including her daughter and her boyfriend John being chronicled. The show raised Medley stardom on reality television to a remarkably higher level.
Apart from being on RHONY, Dorinda also appeared as a guest in shows like Hollywood Today Live, Watch What Happens, Fablife, The Wendy William Show, among others.
The RHONY star has not won an award or nomination over the years. The best part of it is that her whole career can be termed as a significant achievement. She is also very active in charity fundraising events for a long time.
Net Worth & Earnings
Over the years, the approximated net worth value of the famous socialite is $24 million. She had made a large amount of money from her businesses even before she joined The Real Housewives of New York in 2015. The reality show also brings her a lot of money. She also gets many endorsement deals from top brand, and all this amounts to $24 million.
Dorinda Medley started as an entrepreneur and had a lot of success in that area. She went through some hard times after the death of her husband, but that did not deter her. Medley bounced back and got back on her feet again. She is very kind-hearted and actively involved in charity work. Dorinda is a real star.