Have you ever wondered what the ladies on Real Housewives of [Fill in the Location] are making? With Nene Leakes running around talking about how rich she is, it’s bound to be a hefty sum—well at least for some of them.
Radar Online has the scoop on what the cast of Real Housewives of New Jersey are pulling in, and Teresa Giudice is by far the top earner, raking in a whopping $700,000 for the current season. Unfortunately, it seems like that’s going out just as quick as it’s coming in. According to Radar, “Most of that money is going to pay for Joe and Teresa’s legal fees. There will also be expected fines assessed to the couple when they are finally sentenced in September, and Teresa has been told that could be up to $250,000.”
As for the rest of the cast? “Dina Manzo is earning $100,000 for this current season, with an option to return for another run, with a salary increase,” an insider told Radar. “New cast members Nicole Napolitano, Teresa Aprea and Amber Marchese are earning $60,000 for their work. ... Melissa Gorga is earning $250,000, according to the source."
Man, if I knew flipping tables and overall bitchiness were so lucrative I would have studied that in college.