General Facts and Figures
- Name: Dorinda Medley
- Net Worth: $20 Million
- Occupation: Entrepreneur, Socialite
- Date of Birth: December 13, 1964
- Place of Birth: Berkshires, Massachusetts
- Zodiac: Sagittarius
- Spouse: Single
- Social: Twitter
Early Life and Education
Dorinda Medley was born in 1964 in Berkshires, Sandisfield, Massachusetts, United States of America. She was privileged to attend and study at the Franklin and Marshall college in Lancaster Pennsylvania.
As soon as she graduated, she went to New York city. There she got a job in the showrooms of a famous fashion designer, Liz Clairborne.
Career Life and Net Worth
Dorinda Medley is a famous entrepreneur, socialite, and reality television personality. She has gained a great number of earnings from her professional career as a TV personality and entrepreneur. Her net worth is estimated to be $20 million.
From working for Liz Clairborne, she got to learn a lot about business. When she relocated to London, she opened a cashmere company called DCL. While working in her company, she made for herself celebrity friends like princess Diana and Joan Collins who were her clients.
She became famous when she featured on the reality series, ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’. Besides that, she has been a guest on shows such as the Wendy William show, Fablife, Hollywood Today Live, and Watch What Happens. She linked up with “Talent Resources”, a popular branding company, and managed to start her own line of accessories.
Apart from that, her real estate job as a broker and her appearance on TV shows are great contributions to her income. In 2005, she and her husband bought The Great Barrington property for about $2.115million.
She has a beautiful, expensive home in Manhattan and Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
The TV personality has been married twice in her life. Her first husband was Ralph Lynch and from her first marriage, she has a beautiful daughter called Hannah Lynch. She got divorced after 10 years of marriage from her first husband and got married to Richard Medley in 2005, at a beautiful dinner ceremony. She has a sister called Melinda Handlowich
Dorinda, together with her husband Richard Medley, worked in charity fundraising causes alongside Brad Pitt, Hillary Clinton, Desmond Tutu and Angelina Jolie.
Unfortunately, Richard Medley died from liver failure on 16th November 2011 before they could celebrate their 6th wedding anniversary.
After the death of her husband, she got into a relationship with John Mahdessian, the CEO of Madam Paulette for six years before they broke up. According to her, they did not have a major fallout but had just grown apart. She is currently single.