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Bethenny Frankel          

Entrepreneur, Reality TV Star & Bestselling Author; Founder of Skinnygirl & BStrong Disaster Relief

Bethenny Frankel is a self-made businesswoman, TV producer, multiple New York Times bestselling author, and mother. Frankel is the Founder & CEO of Skinnygirl, a lifestyle brand offering practical solutions to women, including the recent launch of the Skinnygirl Jeanswear Collection which sold out on HSN within its first few hours. She is a star of the popular Bravo series “The Real Housewives of New York City” and can be seen as a guest shark on ABC’s critically acclaimed series “Shark Tank.” Frankel became an instant fan favorite, showcasing her entrepreneurial prowess and gut instincts alongside the panel of investors. Frankel has also been named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities by Forbes. Frankel is always ahead of the curve and identifies and capitalizes on business opportunities.

From becoming a natural food chef and marketing Bethenny Bakes, her healthy baked goods service, to selling “Princess Pashminas" at house parties and creating the low-calorie cocktail category with the launch of Skinnygirl Cocktails, Frankel has always identified and capitalized on business opportunities. A true entrepreneur, to further build Skinnygirl Cocktails, Frankel partnered with Beam Suntory in 2011 to grow her portfolio to include wines, flavored vodkas, and ready-to-drink cocktails. Since the launch of Skinnygirl Cocktails, she has expanded the Skinnygirl brand into a global lifestyle empire, featuring products for women that offer practical and stylish solutions to everyday problems.

Not fulfilled by business alone, Frankel’s life’s experiences have inspired her to help other women find their own strength and resilience with the launch of her bstrong initiatives. Frankel Frankel partnered with Dress for Success to launch the Find Your Yes bstrong initiative. Find Your Yes offers resources, support, and financial assistance to women dealing with crisis situations. It’s all about helping these women get the tools they need to manage the situation, achieve the best outcome possible, and to find their own place of "yes" and strength.

Frankel’s bstrong disaster relief initiative provides real time emergency assistance to individuals and their families in crisis. bstrong is working with community partners on the ground throughout the affected areas to assess the most pressing needs and provide help. Since the launch of the bstrong disaster relief initiative in 2017, bstrong has been working together with notable charities such as Delivering Good and Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) to raise and distribute millions of dollars to victims of natural disasters around the world.

A sought-after speaker, Frankel has delivered her empowering message to hundreds of audiences around the globe. She is the five-time New York Times bestselling author of: “Skinnydipping,” “A Place of Yes: 10 Rules for Getting Everything You Want Out Of Life”, “Naturally Thin: Unleash Your Skinnygirl,” “Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting, The Skinnygirl™ Dish: Easy Recipes for Your Naturally Thin Life”, and “I Suck At Relationships So You Don’t Have To”. She has also authored “Skinnygirl Solutions: Simple Ideas, Extraordinary Results,” the children's book, “Cookie Meets Peanut”, and the cocktail book, “Skinnygirl Cocktails.”


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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