Gunvalson is best known for her ongoing role on Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Orange County,” where she is the only remaining original cast member. The show launched in 2006. She is also an insurance broker with more than 20 years of experience and author of two books, “More Than a Housewife,” and “Internet Life Insurance Selling Made Easy.” Her company is Coto Insurance and Financial Services. She and fellow OC cast member Tamra Barney co-own Wine by Wives. She has appeared on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” and “Watch What Happens Live.”
Her estimated worth is $7 million. Gunvalson’s income comes from being an original “Real Housewives” cast member, public appearances, her books, and two businesses. She earns about $450,000 per RHOC season, far more than anyone else in the cast.