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Lisa Vanderpump          

Entrepreneur, TV Personality, Author & Philanthropist

Businesswoman, TV personality, author, and philanthropist, Lisa Vanderpump hails from London, England. Vanderpump and her husband Ken Todd have been entrenched in the restaurant and nightclub industry since they started their partnership over 30 years ago. Their four very successful restaurants and bars in Los Angeles are just a peek into their joint ventures. In 2009, Lisa Vanderpump became known for the hit Bravo TV series, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Her unique mix of sparkling glamour and down-to-earth style has appealed to thousands of viewers.

Fans can also catch Vanderpump on her spinoff show Vanderpump Rules, of which she is an Executive Producer, which centers around her West Hollywood eatery SUR, as well as her Beverly Hills favorite Villa Blanca, and gorgeous culinary endeavor PUMP. Vanderpump Rules’s success has been touted by the New Yorker, The New York Times, Time Magazine and more, and led to its own spinoff, Vanderpump Rules: Jax & Brittany Take Kentucky, which Vanderpump also Executive Produced. In 2018, Vanderpump opened Tom Tom Restaurant and Bar, with junior partners Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwartz, from the cast of Vanderpump Rules. The latest addition to the Vanderpump empire is Vanderpump Cocktail Garden, which opened at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas in Spring 2019.

Vanderpump recently took part as one of the 3 judges of Facebook Watch’s newest show World’s Most Amazing Dog, in 2019. Vanderpump also competed on the ABC hit show Dancing with the Stars in 2013 and was featured in the Lady Gaga music video for "G.U.Y." in March 2014. In 2017, Vanderpump was named Editor-in-Chief of Beverly Hills Lifestyle Magazine, one of the world’s leading luxury publications, and helmed the publication for over a year. On top of this endeavor, Vanderpump’s brands include a pet accessories line at VanderpumpPets.com and a soon to be released fine jewelry collection, as well as the recently launched lighting and interior design collection, Vanderpump Alain, with Nick Alain, who co-designed TomTom and Vanderpump Cocktail Garden with Lisa and Ken.

Vanderpump also has her family’s signature Vanderpump Vodka, Vanderpump Sangria, and Vanderpump Wines (Vanderpump Rosé, Vanderpump Chardonnay, Vanderpump Cabernet) in retail and on-premise outlets both domestically and internationally. Most importantly, Vanderpump’s philanthropic ventures are extremely close to her heart. In 2016, Vanderpump and her husband Ken launched The Vanderpump Dog Foundation to help end animal abuse on both an international and domestic level, which opened the doors to its first rescue and adoption center in 2017. Currently, the 501(c)(3) non-profit Foundation has adopted close to 2000 dogs in the U.S. to their new forever homes. In October 2015, Vanderpump organized a peaceful protest march against The Yulin Dog Meat Festival and launched StopYulinForever.org, starting a movement to end the abuse, torture and slaughter of dogs worldwide.

Vanderpump went on to address Congress about the same issues and produce and release her documentary, The Road to Yulin…and Beyond, which covers the last two years of The Vanderpump Dog Foundation’s mission trips to China, to expose the torture that occurs during the annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival. The film gives an in depth look at the horrific and brutal interactions that dogs face in parts of the world that have an unrestrained dog meat trade. The Documentary held its World Premiere at the LA Awareness Festival, where it subsequently won the Audience Award, and is now available on Prime Video. Recently, Vanderpump was thanked on the congressional floor by Congressman Alcee Hastings (D-FL) for her aid in helping pass House Resolution 401, a formal condemnation of the dog meat trade by the United States.

Vanderpump and husband Ken have been steadfast advocates for the LGBTQ community for many years. Vanderpump is a spokesperson for GLAAD and has worked closely with the Desert AIDS Project, The Trevor Project, and the L.A Gay & Lesbian Center helping homeless LGBT youth. Vanderpump was a recipient of the Ally Leadership Award from Equality California, an LGBT rights organization, in 2015. Vanderpump has also conducted fundraising for Susan G. Komen in honor of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, and recently led the 30th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles, cutting the starting ribbon for over 25,000 walkers. In addition, in 2015 Vanderpump was named Monarch of the Krewe of Orpheus Mardi Gras celebration; addressed the United Nations Concert for the EBOLA effort; and was recognized by the State of California Assembly as “Woman of the Year.”

Lisa and Ken have been married for 36 years and have two children. Lisa has a great passion for life and she has tried to instill that in her children; Pandora, 34, and Max, 28. As Lisa said, "I’ve really adored being a mother; but my children have grown now, so I’ve filled my nest with four-legged furry friends. They are the loves of my life.” Lisa and Ken currently reside in Beverly Hills with their 2 miniature ponies, 6 dogs, 7 swans and a variety of other animals.

News


Lisa Vanderpump hits the red carpet amid 'RHOBH' season seven filming
Lisa Vanderpump stepped out in Beverly Hills, California on Saturday night looking completely fabulous. As the restauranteur continues to film the 5th season of "Vanderpump Rules" and the 7th season of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," the longtime reality star hit the red carpet in a gorgeous black gown.
The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills Season 7: Lisa Vanderpump Brings In Dorit Kemsley For Support?
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 7 will yet again star Lisa Vanderpump. The entrepreneur and restaurant chain owner was the least expected to return to the show after the last season.
Lisa Vanderpump Announces First Annual Vanderpump Dog Foundation Gala
It makes sense that LVP would hold a gala to benefit dogs. Lisa announced the first annual Vanderpump Dog Foundation Gala.

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