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Bethenny Frankel          

Entrepreneur, Reality TV Star, Bestselling Author & Founder of Skinnygirl and B Strong Disaster Relief

Natural foods chef, best-selling author, reality TV star, self-made businesswoman, and mom, Bethenny Frankel first came to national attention with her wit, wisdom, and humor when she was named first runner-up on NBC’s "The Apprentice: Martha Stewart." Her success on the series led her to be a housewife on Bravo’s "The Real Housewives of New York City," as well as to starring on spin-off series on the network, including "Bethenny Ever After," "Bethenny & Fredrik" and the talk show "Bethenny."

Frankel is the creator of the low-calorie cocktail brand Skinnygirl Cocktails. The brand's cocktail portfolio now includes over 20 products including wines, flavored vodkas and delicious ready-to-drink cocktails. Frankel is a brand collaborator, developer and marketer for Skinnygirl Cocktails. As the owner of Skinnygirl, Frankel has created a thriving lifestyle brand featuring products offering women practical solutions to everyday problems. Some of the many Skinnygirl products include “Sparklers” non-alcoholic beverages, microwave popcorn, snacks, hummus, dips, nutrition bars, salad dressings, liquid sweeteners and water enhancers, shapewear and appliances. Frankel has been named one of the “Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities” by Forbes magazine.

She is the best-selling author of "Skinnydipping," "A Place of Yes: 10 Rules for Getting Everything You Want Out Of Life," "Naturally Thin: Unleash Your Skinnygirl and Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting" and "The Skinnygirl Dish: Easy Recipes for Your Naturally Thin Life." She has also authored "Skinnygirl Solutions: Simple Ideas, Extraordinary Results," the children’s book "Cookie Meets Peanut" and "Skinnygirl Cocktails: 100 Fun & Flirty Guilt-Free Recipes."


How Bethenny Frankel Turned Reality Stardom Into a Business Empire

I t's a well-known fact that reality stars, despite the authenticity implied by the genre's name, often turn out to be very different in real life than they appear on TV. This, however, is not the case with Bethenny Frankel, who, in person, is just as high-energy and candid as she is on The Real Housewives of New York. It's exactly this type of unapologetic realness that has helped Frankel transform from television entrepreneur to business mogul in six short years.

Bethenny Frankel Begs Divorce Judge To Allow Her To Keep Apartment –– And Cash –– From Ex-Husband
'RHONY' Stars Bethenny Frankel and Sonja Morgan Booze War

There was a time when Bethenny Frankel supported her Real Housewives of New York co-star Sonja Morgan. However, their relationship changed after Morgan decided to venture out and release her own line of alcohol products, which just so happen to directly compete with Frankel’s Skinnygirl products. With the two still feuding over their business ventures, will they ever renew their friendship?

Bethenny Frankel Sends Four Planes To Puerto Rico For Hurricane Relief

While the current administration continues to flounder over hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, “Real Housewives of New York” star Bethenny Frankel has taken matters into her own hands.

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