The ladies of The Real Housewives of Potomac live in one of the wealthiest areas in America. Not too far from the State Capitol, Potomac is filled with residents in tech, finance, politics and high society charity. The cast members of the Bravo series pride themselves on living a certain lifestyle and upholding a stellar image. But, does their checking and savings accounts match? Which housewife is the wealthiest of Potomac? The answer may surprise you.
The self-proclaimed Grand Dame and fashionable matriarch figure of the group, Huger is married to tech entrepreneur, Ray Huger. With a 17-year age difference between the two, Karen spent much of her 20+ year marriage focusing on raising the couple’s two children, one of which is from Karen’s previous relationship. But Karen is now using her platform on the show to build her own legacy outside of her wealthy husband, whom she refers to as the “Black Bill Gates.” This is especially helpful, considering Ray owed millions to the IRS just a few years ago. But as Karen would say, “You have to make millions to owe millions.” Karen has her own fragrance line and is looking to expand in the accessories department. Celebrity Net Worth estimates that Karen is worth $10 million.
The youngest housewife in the franchise’s history, Ashley married a wealthy real estate and financial guru more than 20 years her senior. The couple has a prenup, but Ashley’s husband Michael doesn’t mind footing the bill. Together, they owned a popular Virginia restaurant, Oz, that closed after three years. Prior to her marriage, Ashley was heavily involved in the pageant world. She also worked in the restaurant industry. Celebrity Net Worth estimates that Ashley is worth an estimated $5 million.
Bryant spent her late 20s and early 30s helping her ex-husband-turned-new boyfriend, Pastor Jamal Bryant, build his megachurch in Baltimore. When their marriage ended due to Jamal’s infidelity, Gizelle returned to her roots in civil rights activism and community service. Gizelle is also an award-winning novelist and has a successful makeup line, Every Hue Beauty, which is sold at Target stores throughout the country. Celebrity Net Worth list estimates she’s worth $4 million.
Robyn was the basketball wife of Juan Dixon. Through a series of bad investments, Robyn lost the couple’s fortune, which took a toll on the marriage. The marriage was already impacted by Juan's infidelity. The couple divorced but continued living together and raising their family. They are now engaged and rebuilding their finances, thanks to Robyn’s ability to make money in other areas and Juan's role as the head basketball coach at Coppin State University. Robyn has done work in PR, event planning, and real estate. Celebrity Net Worth estimates Robyn is worth $3 million.
Candiace Dillard Bassett
Like Darby, Dillard Bassett was heavily involved in the pageant world. She also worked on President Barack Obama’s campaign. Most of her money is inherited, as her mother has built a successful therapy practice and dotes on her. With her mother’s help, Dillard owns a line of premium hair extensions. She also is working to start her music career, releasing the single “I See You” this year. Showbiz Cheat Sheet estimates Dillard Bassett is worth $4.5 million.
Monique married retired NFL great, Chris Samuels. Prior to her marriage, Monique was a budding rapper who left the industry after choosing not to conform to having an oversexualized image. With her husband, Monique manages various properties, as well as Chris’ charity. She’s also involved in local charitable efforts and recently started her podcast and mommy brand, Not For Lazy Moms. Celebrity Net Worth lists Monique’s net worth as $4 million.
Osefo prides herself on being educated. The doctor of education has multiple degrees and is a sought after political commentator. She’s looking to expand her work in politics with her role on the show. Osefo is worth an estimated $1.5 million.
RHOP airs every Sunday on Bravo at 9 pm EST.