Bethenny is a natural foods chef, best-selling author, reality TV star, entrepreneur, and mom. After being named first runner-up on NBC’s “The Apprentice: Martha Stewart,” Bethenny starred on Bravo TV’s “The Real Housewives of New York.” (She appeared on the series’ first three seasons and will return for seventh season in 2015.) Her spin-off series, “Bethenny Getting Married?”, premiered with the highest ratings ever in Bravo history and continued with “Bethenny Ever After…,” which aired for two seasons. In 2013, she scored her own nationally syndicated talk show “Bethenny.”
The entrepreneur’s wildly successful Skinnygirl franchise features products that offer women practical solutions to everyday problems. Skinnygirl Cocktails is currently one of the fastest growing spirits brands in the U.S. Skinnygirl Smoothers n' Shapers offers flirty, fun shapewear. Skinnygirl Daily nutraceutical line helps promote a healthy lifestyle through cleanses and supplements. Her Skinnygirl Workout collection includes yoga DVDs and workout accessories like ankle weights and a folding mat.
In addition to her line of Skinnygirl products, her books help women live well. Her newest book, Skinnygirl Cocktails, was published on October 28, 2014. She’s also the author of the New York Times best-selling Naturally Thin: Unleash Your Skinnygirl and Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting, The Skinnygirl Dish: Easy Recipes for Your Naturally Thin Life, A Place of Yes: 10 Rules for Getting Everything You Want Out Of Life, and Skinnygirl Solutions.
Bethenny lives in New York City with her 4-year-old daughter, Bryn.
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