Who is Dorit Kemsley?
Dorit Lemel, born on the 16th of July 1976, is an American fashion designer and television personality who as Dorit Kemsley gained fame from appearing in the reality television series “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”
Dorit Kemsley’s Early Life and Career
Born in Woodbridge, Connecticut, Kemsley is of American and part-Israeli descent, as her father, Shalom Lemel is from Israel, who also helped her to learn the Hebrew language. After completing her basic schooling in her hometown in Woodbridge, she decided to leave the country and travel the world.
After graduating with a degree in marketing, design and communications, Kemsley flew to Italy and there was able to get a job in an international swimwear organization. She worked for the company for 10 years that helped both her career and also her net worth.
After working for the swimwear organization and living in Italy for years, she decided to relocate to New York and open her own business and fashion line. Her own company, called Dorit, was featured in the 2013 Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week, and became known for its line of tops and bottoms that are interchangeable and are easy to match. She also created elegant swimwear and Italian resort wear; the success of her fashion line catapulted her career, and also raised her wealth considerably.
— Dorit Kemsley (@doritkemsley1) November 18, 2017
In 2016, after marrying Paul Kemsley, Dorit joined the hit reality television show “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” along with fellow housewives Taylor Armstrong, Kyle Richards, Camille Grammer, and Lisa Vanderpump with whom she is good friends.
— Dorit Kemsley (@doritkemsley1) November 16, 2017
Since joining the reality show, Kemsley became even more famous. As she was followed by a camera most of her days, her new found fame helped her business as well, and so also increased her net worth.
Dorit Kemsley’s Net Worth
As of early 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Kemsley’s net worth is over $50 million, combined with her husband’s wealth as well. She was able to acquire her fortune through her years working in the fashion world, opening her own company, and her new-found popularity through joining “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”
— Dorit Kemsley (@doritkemsley1) October 25, 2017
Dorit Kemsley’s Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, Dorit has been married to Paul Kemsley since 2015. This is the second marriage for Paul, who is a businessman, property developer and talent manager, who helped managed Boy George. He was also the former Vice-Chairman of the Premier League Football Club, Tottenham Hotspur.
— Dorit Kemsley (@doritkemsley1) September 25, 2017
The two met at a bar in New York, but after marrying they moved to Los Angeles, and now have two children: Phoenix and Jagger.
— Dorit Kemsley (@doritkemsley1) October 5, 2017
During the filming of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”, it was shown that the couple are experiencing some problems with their son Jagger, and it was later discovered that her son has dyspraxia, a condition in the brain that makes it hard to co-ordinate physical movements.