Caroline Manzo the oldest star of Real Housewives of New Jersey is the matriarch of her family. The series follows the 51 year old and her family and friends. In it’s fifth season the ladies have garnered some of Bravo network’s highest ratings. Caroline is paid $400 thousands per season. Her net worth is $6 million in 2013. She and her husband Albert have had a lucrative business together running the Brownstone a catering hall in a country style estate. The couple sold their Brownstone in 2012 and finally retired after 25 years of business. Manzo also owns a Real estate firm and since appearing on the show she used her celebrity status to expand and create her own brand. She created a children’s accessories line, a kitchen products line, and a handbags and accessories line called Caroline Manzo, Family, Faith, & Charity.
Caroline was born in Brooklyn New York in 1961. She and Albert have been together since she was 19 years old. They married in 1984 and two years later they gave birth to their oldest Albert Jr in 1986. They also have two more children Lauren and Christopher the youngest. The couple have been married for 29 years and celebrated their anniversary in June. In her book entitled “Let Me Tell You Something” she reveals her husband had several affairs during their long marriage. In the book she also explains raising her children and gives advice on relationships. The publishing deal was worth $1 million.