For the first time in Bravo history, the newest Housewives franchise highlights a city outside of the U.S. The luxurious series is made up of a diverse group of women.
So, without further ado, let’s familiarize ourselves with the cast of six!
1. Chanel Ayan
Tagline: “They don’t hate me because I’m beautiful, they hate me because they are basic.”
Net worth: $1.5 million
Chanel Ayan is the first Kenyan model from Dubai and appears to be the show’s star. She is a stylish socialite who works with luxury brands around the world. In addition, she also owns a talent agency and is set to kick-off her own skincare and makeup line with celebrity make-up artist, Toni Malt. She has lived in Dubai for over a decade. Audiences will see her face her childhood trauma throughout the season and she’s sure to be an excellent housewife!
2. Nina Ali
Tagline: “If you think money can’t buy you happiness, you clearly haven’t been to Dubai.”
Net worth: An estimated billion
Born in Lebanon, but raised in Texas, Nina has lived in Dubai for over a decade. Her husband Munaf Ali is one of Dubai’s most prosperous businessmen. He is allegedly worth a billion dollars; however, Nina isn’t a stay-at-home mom. She is a content creator who also co-founded a fruitcake company. From watching the first few episodes, Nina seems to be a long-winded communicator who will definitely get under the skin of the other ladies.
3. Caroline Brooks
Tagline: “The desert is ruthless, but nothing is more savage than me.”
Net worth: $4 to 6 million
Born in Boston and daughter of Honduran immigrants, Caroline Brooks is a hardworking entrepreneur. She is also a real estate mogul and plans to open an all-encompassing spa. Although she is a first-generation American, she is also a confident Afro-Latina woman who is sure to give the other ladies a run for their money!
4. Sara Al Madani
Tagline: “A woman should be two things — who and what she wants.”
Net worth: $3 million
Sara is the only housewife out of the bunch who was born and raised in the United Arab Emirates. This makes her our narrator for anything to do with Dubai. She also opens up about the difficulty of maintaining the modern and traditional worlds of Dubai and the pressure that comes with this. Sara is another hard worker as she began her business at 15 years old. Today she is a life coach and a mom, but is still searching for Mr. Right.
5. Caroline Stanbury
Tagline: “In the city of gold, nothing shines brighter than me.”
Net worth: $30 million
Reality TV veteran Caroline Stanbury is back on Bravo! Many viewers will remember the British businesses woman for her time on Ladies of London. Since her last stint on TV, she divorced her husband and got married to former pro soccer player Sergio Carallo. Caroline is very rich. Not only was she born into wealth, but she also lucked out after her divorce from her former husband. Today she owns a furniture line and is sure to be a force to be reckoned with!
6. Lesa Milan
Tagline: “The only thing you can take from me are notes.”
Net worth: $5 to 9 million
Lesa is Jamaican and in 2010 was Miss Jamaica. Now she lives in Dubai and is married with children. As many of the other housewives on this list, she is a successful business owner. She owns a lucrative maternity line named Mina Roe which has been worn by Beyoncè and Serena Williams. Throughout the season we will see her struggle to balance running her fashion line and family.
The Real Housewives of Dubai airs on Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.
Click here to watch the show’s trailer!
Published by HOLR Magazine.