Reality personality best known as of the original five Real Housewives of New York City. She formerly hosted her own daytime talk show, Bethenny. She is also the founder of Skinnygirl Cocktails.
She started BethennyBakes, a natural foods bakery, after graduating from the Natural Gourmet Culinary Institute.
She worked her way up the reality-show ranks and was eventually given spin-off shows that prominently featured her name in the title: Bethenny, Bethenny Getting Married?, and Bethenny Ever After. She has also published four self-help books.
She gave birth to Bryn Sussman in May 2010. She was married to Peter Sussman from 1996 to 1997 and Jason Hoppy from 2010 to 2016. She became engaged to film producer Paul Bernon.
She was a contestant on the 2005 series The Apprentice: Martha Stewart before becoming a Real Housewife.