51 year old Heather Dubrow has built a career as a television actress but her most lucrative and famous role came in 2012 when she was cast as herself in Real Housewives of OC. The Housewives franchise has been around for 8 season and has spun several editions including New Jersey and Atlanta which has become Bravo’s highest rated series. Heather Dubrow is the only non blonde in the cast but her stoic and sometimes demeaning attitude has made her a fan favorite. She was born and raised in New York but in 1999 she moved to California after she married plastic surgeon Terry Dubrow. Her salary on the series is $70,000 per season today her net worth is $5 million. The couple put their $16 million home on the market in 2013 citing the house is not suitable for their family. She is apparently the wealthiest cast member on the series. Her husband Terry is worth $65 million.
She was born Heather Paige Kent in a Jewish family. Her father was an attorney who went into business and her mother was an artist. She grew up in a upper middle class suburban neighborhood in Upstate New York. As a teen she craved attention appearing in pageants and winning Miss Greater Syracuse in 1989. She graduated from Syracuse University a year later and began her career doing musicals. She played a comedian in the stage production of “Funny Business”. She was later flown out to LA after being cast in the television series which never got picked up. After marrying Terry the couple struggled with infertility issues. But she eventually had twins in 2003. While pitching her own series she met with Evolution production company who didn’t like her television pitch but cast her in Real Housewives of OC. She had never seen the series before being on the show.