Bethenny Frankel Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Martha Martins
Nov 09, 2023 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on May 14, 2022
Bethenny Frankel has had acting roles in reality shows like 'The Real Housewives of New York City'.
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About Bethenny Frankel

Bethenny Frankel is a businesswoman and socialite, from the United States.
Bethenny Frankel started her journey on reality television with small acting roles as a cast member of Bravo's 'The Real Housewives of New York City', appearing in eight of the show's 13 episodes since its debut in 2008. She also finished second in the NBC competition program 'The Apprentice: Martha Stewart' in 2005.
She now stars in her own shows, including the Bravo spin-offs 'Bethenny Ever After' (2010 –2012) & 'Bethenny & Fredrik' (2018), as well as the FOX daytime talk show 'Bethenny' (2013 –2014) and the HBO Max reality television series 'The Big Shot with Bethenny' (2021).
Bethenny Frankel is the daughter of Robert J. Frankel, who was a horse trainer, and her mother, Bernadette Birk, an interior designer. 
Bethenny's net worth can primarily be attributed to her being the CEO of her business, Skinnygirl, and her TV appearances. 
Bethenny Frankel was married to Jason Hoppy between 2010 and 2021.
Read on to find out more details about the personal life of this reality star and business woman.

Bethenny Frankel Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Bethenny Frankel's net worth?

Bethenny Frankel, an American reality TV star and businesswoman, was worth around $80 million in 2022.

How much does Bethenny Frankel earn per year?

Bethenny Frankel's annual income cannot be accurately ascertained.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Bethenny Frankel?

Bethenny Frankel stands 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) tall.

How old is Bethenny Frankel ?

Bethenny Frankel is a 51-year-old actress and entrepreneur, as of 2022, who was born in New York City on November 4, 1970.

Childhood And Education

On November 4, 1970, Bethenny Frankel was brought into the world in Queens, New York City, to Robert J Frankel and Bernadette Birk. Her dad was a very well-known personality in the racing world, having won multiple Eclipse Awards. Her mom worked in the field of interior design.
She was the family's only child. Bethenny's dad left her mother when she was four years old. Her mom later married Parisella, an Italian horse trainer and devout Catholic, when Bethany was five years old.
Before enrolling in boarding school, Frankel stated she attended several different schools. Frankel grew up in a Catholic family and graduated from the boarding school Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, around 1988.
She earned a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in communications, both from New York University, after studying for two years at the Natural Gourmet Institute in New York City, and at Boston University.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Bethenny Frankel’s partner?

In March 2010, she decided to marry Jason Hoppy, a specialty pharmacy executive. Bryn is their only child. Frankel decided to file for divorce in January 2013 after the pair split in December 2012. In June 2014, a custodial arrangement was signed, followed by a financial agreement in July 2016. The marriage ended and the split between Frankel and Hoppy was settled in January 2021. Paul Bernon, a movie producer, is now her fiancé.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Bethenny Frankel is a successful entrepreneur and business woman in the USA. Frankel is best known for being in the TV show 'The Real Housewives of New York City', as well as for Skinnygirl, which is worth a reputed $100 million.

Charity Work

BStrong, an emergency relief charity, was founded by Bethenny Frankel. In 2017, the group received $300,000 in charitable contributions and resources for Hurricane Harvey victims, of which Frankel personally distributed some in Houston, Texas. After the earthquake in Puebla, Frankel drove to Mexico City and Jojutla to raise public consciousness for the disaster's rescue operations, for which BStrong additionally contributed $150,000. 
That year, Frankel sponsored four flights to Puerto Rico to help with Hurricane Maria rescue activities, distributing medicinal commodities, meals, water, and hygienic necessities. BStrong gathered cash and provided necessary safety items like masks, goggles, dressings, and linen to hospitals across the United States in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
She has also reportedly raised more than $100 million to aid the crisis in Ukraine.

What awards has Bethenny Frankel won?

There is no information on her having won any awards.

Bethenny Frankel's Hobbies And Interests

She is a media star who enjoys her business activities and charity work. She also likes fashion, animals, and baking.

Other Interesting Bethenny Frankel's Facts And Trivia

  • Frankel suffered from an extreme allergic response and was rushed to hospital in December 2018 after eating a fish soup.
  • She has subsequently asked that airlines discontinue offering fish, claiming that being in the proximity of prepared seafood in a confined commercial flight jet poses a risk to travelers with seafood allergies.
  • Frankel is the originator of the Skinnygirl lifestyle label and BStrong disaster relief effort and competes on reality TV. In addition, she is the writer of self-help publications.
  • Frankel relocated to Los Angeles in 1992 to become a star. She worked as a nanny for Paris Hilton, and also as a personal assistant for Jerry and Linda Bruckheimer while pursuing small acting roles.
  • Frankel also performed as a production associate on 'Saved By The Bell'. It was then that the entrepreneur launched her first start-up, In Any Event, a party-planning agency. Her second enterprise was selling scarves from an Indian supplier.
  • Frankel introduced BethennyBakes, a New York City-based bakery start-up that focused primarily on better and healthier cookies, and a meal-delivery service, around 2003, which was featured on Martha Stewart's television show 'The Apprentice: Martha Stewart' in 2005. It went into bankruptcy in 2006.
  • Frankel was one of two participants in 'Martha Stewart's Apprentice'. 
  • She was once a spokesperson for Pepperidge Farms' low-calorie range.
  • BStrong, an emergency funding group, was founded by Frankel. BStrong donated $300,000 to Hurricane Harvey victims in 2017 and provided medical resources to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
  • For the COVID-19 epidemic, BStrong gathered funds and supplied personal protective equipment, including masks, eye protection, towels, and even bedding, to hospitals across the United States.
  • BStrong began campaigning in February 2022 to aid Ukrainians following the Russian war of aggression on Ukraine in 2022.
  • BStrong had generated $25 million by March 5, 2022, with Frankel stating that $10 million has already been dedicated to assisting in evacuating refugees, whereas another $15 million was being allocated for charity within Ukraine.
  • Frankel also openly supports animal charity PETA.

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Bethenny Frankel Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Bethenny Frankel

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

New York City



170 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Child Star?



Television Personality, Entrepreneur, Author


New York University

Net Worth



Paul Bernon


Bernadette Birk, Robert J. Frankel
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Written by Martha Martins

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

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Martha MartinsBachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

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