A new set of housewives are cashing in on the success of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" and its spin-off "The Real Housewives of New York City". Five socialites, ranging from a cosmetologist to a single mom will have cameras following them in Bravo TV's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey".
In left to right order, are Jacqueline Laurita, Teresa Giudice, Danielle Staub, Dina Manzo, and Caroline Manzo. This show's line-up is almost a whole set of family affair. Two sisters marry brothers, and their brother is married to one of the housewives. Dina and Caroline are siblings who marry Tommy and Albert Manzo respectively. Jacqueline, is the sister in law for both Dina and Caroline since she marries their brother, Chris. The other two are second degrees, with Teresa being a friend of Dina and Caroline, and Danielle being Jacqueline's pal.
Jacqueline is a former cosmetologist who now focuses her attention on being a housewife. Prior to Chris, she has been in a marriage that results in a teenage daughter. With Chris, she has a 6-year-old son. Chris owns a wholesale apparel business. Meanwhile, Teresa is married to a successful construction company owner, Joe and they have three young daughters. She loves to shop, get spa treatments and spend time at her beach house on the Jersey Shore.
Danielle is a single mom of two daughters, who is active in a local parish. "You either love me or you hate me, there is no in between," she said. Dina is the founder of nonprofit organization Project, an event organizer, an interior designer and a mother. Her sister Caroline meanwhile, is a mother of three who runs a line of children accessories and a real estate firm.
The drama will start May 12 at 11/10c. According to Bravo Tv, it will follow five of the Garden State's most affluent women and their families, including the "McMansions and lavish lifestyles of these women and all the drama that money can buy."