Bethenny Frankel wears many hats: talk show host, author, chef, and entrepreneur.
She founded Skinnygirl Cocktails, authored four self-help books and hosted the talk show, Bethenny. Frankel has appeared on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart, The Real Housewives of New York City and was the subject of the reality television series Bethenny Ever After.
After a 3-year hiatus, Bethenny makes her highly anticipated return for season 7 of RHONY.
Natural foods chef, best-selling author, reality TV star, self-made businesswoman, and mom, Bethenny Frankel first came to national attention with her sharp-witted humor, entertaining one liners, and brash attitude when she was named first runner-up on NBC’s The Apprentice: Martha Stewart She was one of two finalists on the reality competition series.
In 2008, Frankel was selected for the reality TV series The Real Housewives of New York City.
In June 2010, Frankel starred in the Bravo reality TV show Bethenny Getting Married?, which documented her engagement, marriage and the birth of their daughter.
At the time of its premiere, the series was the highest rated of any series in Bravo‘s history.
In September 2010, Frankel announced, that for personal reasons, she would not be returning to The Real Housewives of New York City for its fourth season.
However, following months of speculation, it was confirmed on October 20th, 2014 that Bethenny would return to the cast for the seventh season of the show as a main housewife after three seasons absent.
Bethenny is the creator of the low calorie cocktail brand Skinnygirl Cocktails and she partnered with Beam Suntory in 2011.
The cocktail portfolio now includes over 20 products including wines, flavored vodkas, and delicious ready-to-drink cocktails. Frankel is a brand collaborator, developer, and marketer for Skinnygirl Cocktails.
As the owner of Skinnygirl, Bethenny has created a thriving lifestyle brand featuring products offering women practical solutions to everyday problems.
Some of the many Skinnygirl products include “Sparklers” non-alcoholic beverages, microwave popcorn, snacks, hummus, dips, nutrition bars, salad dressings, liquid sweeteners and water enhancers, shapewear, and appliances.
In 2013, Frankel brought her distinct voice and candid point of view to daytime television on Bethenny, her nationally syndicated daytime talk program, and she has been named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities by Forbes magazine.
She has also authored Skinnygirl Solutions: Simple Ideas, Extraordinary Results, the recently released children’s book Cookie Meets Peanut, and the cocktail book, Skinnygirl Cocktails.
If that isn’t enough, Bethenny is the best-selling author of these other fabulous books: