|Full Name||Dorit Kemsley|
|Birthdate||July 14, 1976|
|Birth Place||Woodbridge, Connecticut|
|Spouse||Paul "PK" Kemsley (m. 2015)|
|Children||Son Jagger (b. 2014), Daughter Phoenix (b. 2017)|
Dorit Kemsley is a multi-talented reality TV star, fashion designer, and entrepreneur best known for her bold personality and glamorous lifestyle. Since joining the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in 2016, Dorit has become a fan favorite and household name.
Born on July 14, 1976 in Woodbridge, Connecticut, Dorit always had a passion for fashion. According to Dorit, her father was a successful businessman while her mother was a homemaker. After high school, an ambitious Dorit set her sights on studying fashion design in Italy. It was during her time at design school in Italy that a young Dorit met her future husband, the wealthy English businessman and soccer manager Paul "PK" Kemsley.
Marriage and Family
Dorit and PK dated for several years before tying the knot in March 2015. Together they have two children – son Jagger (born in 2014) and daughter Phoenix (born in 2017). The family splits their time between lavish homes in Beverly Hills, New York City, and London. According to Dorit, "Family is everything to me." She is often posting cute family photos on Instagram for her 1.1 million followers.
Launching Beverly Beach
After returning from Italy, Dorit embarked on a career as a swimwear designer and model. She leveraged her knowledge of high-end fashion and her globetrotting lifestyle to launch her own swimwear line in 2017. Called Beverly Beach, the brand epitomizes Dorit‘s "bold, sexy, and fashion-forward" aesthetic with pieces like the popular "Babe" one-piece. In addition to swimsuits, the Beverly Beach lifestyle brand also sells coverups, kaftans, dresses, and accessories. According to Dorit: "I wanted to create a collection that makes women feel confident and sexy."
Joining The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
In 2016, Dorit joined the cast of Bravo‘s hit reality show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for its seventh season. Alongside Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Erika Jayne and other veterans, Dorit quickly made her mark thanks to her "big personality." Dorit brought drama from day one, feuding with Erika over comments about her bathing suits. Over the years, Dorit has continued stirring up trouble and providing endlessly quotable lines. She unleashed her infamous "clipped accent" in season 9 during a fight with Camille Grammer. Dorit remains a main cast member in the show‘s thirteenth season, airing in 2022.
Controversies and Feuds
As a reality star, Dorit has found herself embroiled in plenty of dramatic scandals and feuds with her RHOBH co-stars. In addition to her tiffs with Erika and Camille, Dorit also sparred on-camera with Lisa Rinna over comments about Harry Hamlin and a glass-smashing incident with Kyle Richards. Off-camera, Dorit made headlines in 2018 when she was sued by her business partner Ryan Horne who claimed she never paid him profits from Beverly Beach sales. Dorit denied the allegations.
Personal Life Today
When she isn‘t busy filming RHOBH or running Beverly Beach, Dorit loves traveling the world in style with husband PK and their kids. She is extremely devoted to her family. Dorit also supports various children‘s charities like CAMFED, Gabrielle‘s Angel Foundation, and Elton John AIDS Foundation. Even after many years of reality TV fame, Dorit maintains her opulent Beverly Hills lifestyle split between a $6.5 million mansion and a ritzy NYC apartment.
Some fun facts about the RHOBH star:
- Dorit‘s net worth is estimated at $50 million
- She speaks several languages including Hebrew, Italian, and French
- Dorit is a dog lover and owner, though she was tangled in "Puppygate" drama after re-homing a dog in 2018
- She loves keeping up with the latest high fashion trends
- Her zodiac sign is Cancer
Whether you love her or hate her over-the-top antics, Dorit Kemsley has proven herself to be a RHOBH fan favorite. This multi-talented reality star and fashionista continues to live an enviable jet-setting lifestyle while balancing family and career. We can‘t wait to see what excitement Dorit brings to the show‘s upcoming seasons!