Real Housewives Cast Members: Where Are They Now? By Author Kay D. Rhodes at Apr 23, 2015 • Category The Real Housewives of Atlanta These reality stars are no longer Real Housewives cast mates. What have they been up to since they left the franchise?1Danielle StaubMore notorious/craziest Housewife ever? Danielle Staub left New Jersey after Season 2 and went on to compete on some show titled “Famous Food.” Her attempt at a singing career flamed out.2Caroline ManzoManzo left The Real Housewives of New Jersey after Season 5. She departed the series for her own absurdly-titled spinoff, Manzo’d With Children.3Lydia McLaughlinRemember Lydia McLaughlin? She only appeared on Season 6 of The Real Housewives of Orange County. She’s working to expand her jewelry line these days.4Gretchen RossiGretchen Rossi starred on four seasons of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She now has her own makeup line called Gretchen Christine Cosmetics.5Alexis BellinoAlexis Bellino said goodbye to The Real Housewives of Orange County after Season 8. The star and husband Jim own trampoline park Sky Zone Anaheim and have renewed their wedding vows for a WEtv reality special.6Jacqueline LauritaThe former Real Housewife of New Jersey is now a cosmetologist who works to raise awareness and funds for autism in honor of her son, Nicholas.7Taylor ArmstrongTaylor Armstrong limited her time on screen after her estranged husband committed suicide. She hasn’t been heard from much after leaving The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, but wrote a book titled “Hiding from Reality: My Story of Love, Loss and Finding the Courage Within” in 2012.8LuAnn de LessepsLuAnn de Lesseps has moved way on from The Real Housewives of New York City. She has appeared in bit parts on Law & Order: SVU and Royal Pains… and also has released the tracks “Money Can’t Buy You Class” and “Chic C’est La Vie.”9Kathy WakileKathy Wakile didn’t make a huge impression on The Real Housewives of New Jersey. She released a dessert cookbook in 2014.10Adrienne MaloofAdrienne Maloof appeared on the first three seasons of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She has since launched a vodka brand and dated Rod Stewart’s son.11Sheree WhitfieldSheree Whitfield has left Atlanta behind. She may start her own line of fitness DVDs and she had a role in Scary Movie 5.12Jo De La RosaJo De La Rosa got out of Orange County pretty early on. She now works in the digital media field and she released a solo album in 2008.13Jill ZarinJill Zarin has done well for herself since leaving the New York franchise behind. She has launched her own shapewear and hosiery line, Skweez Couture; and also released a jewelry line at Lord & Taylor.14Kimberly BryantWho?!??!? Kimberly Bryant only appeared on the first season of Orange County. She actually made cameos on Seasons 3 and 4, but remains out of the spotlight, living near Chicago.15Larsa PippenLarsa Pippen left The Real Housewives of Miami for her own, amazingly-titled spinoff: Big Pippen.16Lauri Waring PetersonLauri Waring Peterson was an original cast member on The Real Housewives of Orange County. All we really know is that she cheated on her husband in the years following Season 4.17Kelly BensimonKelly Bensimon lasted for three seasons in New York City. She still lives in Manhattan and would love to be an actress.18Lisa Wu HartwellAway from the craziness of those women in Atlanta, Lisa Wu Hartwell has kept busy: She’s produced a fitness DVD and starred in Meet the Browns and Black Ball. She also released her first book titled “The Cake Is Already Made.”19Cat Ommanney, Stacie Scott Turner, Mary Schmidt Amons, Lynda Erkiletian and Michaele SalahiWe’re talking ALL the Real Housewives of D.C. The series only lasted one season and, let’s face it, no one cares what they are up to now.20Jeana KeoughJeana Keough lasted for five seasons in Orange County. She’s still in real estate and she stopped by the series one time, only to get a drink thrown in her face by Tamra Barney.21Camille GrammerCamille Grammer stirred up a lot of trouble during her two seasons in Beverly Hills. She has since made guest appearances on $#*! My Dad Says, 90210 and Betty White’s Off Their Rockers.22Karent SierraWe got you again, didn’t we? Karent Sierra was a cast member on Season 2 of Miami… and hasn’t done much since. She sadly has had to care for a sick mother.23Alex McCordAlex McCord was a four season veteran upon departing New York City after Season 4. She has since launched a home goods company and appeared on VH1’s Couples Therapy.24Lynne CurtinLynne Curtin was fired after two seasons in Orange County. Divorced since 2012, she designs her own line of jewelry, handbags and other accessories.25Tammy KnickerbockerTammy Knickerbocker launched an online magazine and continues to sell real estate in the years since leaving Orange County because her husband died.26Dina ManzoDina Manzo landed her own HGTV show after leaving New Jersey following Season 2. She has also split from her husband.27Cindy BarshopCindy Barshop only lasted one season (four) in New York City. She still owns the national spa Completely Bare and also launched a line of beauty products at CVS.28Peggy TanousPeggy Tanous is a stay-at-home mom, taking care of her daughters, after departing The Real Housewives of Orange County following Season 6.29Cristy RiceCristy Rice is also a real person. She appeared on Season 1 of Miami and has created a line of swimwear called Cuban Rice.