|Real Name/Full Name:
|Kelly Jean Killoren Bensimon
|55 years old
|1 May 1968
|Rockford, Illinois, U.S.
|Gilles Bensimon (m, 1997; div, 2007)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Sea Bensimon and Thadeus Bensimon)
|Yes (Alejandro Lorenzo)
|Is Kelly Bensimon Lesbian?
|Model, Author, and TV personality.
|Net Worth in 2024:
Kelly Bensimon is a popular American, author, TV personality, and socialite. She is a former model and a former editor of Elle Accessories as well. She is most well-known for serving as a regular cast member in the popular TV series, “The Real Housewives of New York City” for seasons 2, 3, and 4.
Maybe you know about Kelly Bensimon very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Kelly Bensimon’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Kelly Bensimon, whose full name is Kelly Jean Killoren Bensimon was born in Rockford, Illinois, the U.S. on the 1st of May, 1968. When it comes to her education, she had attended Trinity College in Connecticut, but she dropped out a year later. Kelly later graduated in 1998 with a degree in Literature and Writing from Columbia University’s School of General Studies.
Kelly Bensimon married the popular French Fashion photographer, Gilles Bensimon in 1997. She gave birth to daughters, Sea Louise in 1998 and Thaddeus Ann in 2000. However, the couple got divorced in 2007. On the 5th of March, 2009 Kelly was arrested on account of allegations of domestic violence and abuse against her ex-boyfriend, Nicholas Stefanov.
She then entered into a plea agreement with the State of New York on the 8th of June to clean her record. She was required to stay out of trouble for a year and serve two days of community service. She began dating Alejandro Lorenzo in 2014 and has stayed in a relationship with him ever since.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on the 1st of May, 1968, Kelly Bensimon is 55 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2024. Her height is 1.78 M tall, and her weight is 62 Kg.
Kelly Bensimon began her career as a model in New York City. She appeared in reputed magazines like Elle, Cosmopolitan, and Harper’s Bazaar. She has served as an editor for Hamptons Magazine and Gotham Magazine. She has been the host of the IMG Fashion week and IMG swim shows in Miami. In 2009, she joined the cast of “The Real Housewives of New York City” as a regular cast member for seasons 2, 3, and 4. One of her most memorable moments on the show was a controversial on-screen nervous breakdown that happened on a trip to the island of Saint John.
She then appeared on the cover of the March 2010 edition of the Playboy magazine. She has written three books for Assouline Publishing, which were “In the Spirit of the Hamptons” (2 volumes), “American Style,” and “The Bikini Book.” A portion of her proceeds was donated to the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The proceeds from her next book, “I Can Make You Hot,” which was published by St. Martin’s Press in April 2012, were donated to Generositywater.org.
She has appeared on the cover of Shape in September of 2011 and New York Family in June of 2012. Kelly has served as a guest editor for the Avenue magazine. In 2013, she released her fragrance line In the Spirit of and her candle line Baiser Rose. In 2016, she released her HSN jewelry line, Kelly Killoren by Kelly Killoren Bensimon but now her collection is no longer available on HSN.com
She has also appeared in the comedy series, “Odd Mom Out” in episodes 9 and 10 of the 2nd season. On 2nd of June 2016, she released her first novel, “A Dangerous Age” with Simon and Schuster, and in August of 2017 launched its sequel “The Second Course.” In 2018, she began working as an agent for Dolly Lenz Realty in New York and, in August of 2019, joined the Douglas Elliman real estate group.
Awards & Achievements
One of the biggest achievements of Kelly Bensimon’s career is her ability to keep adapting to new things and never shy away from giving her best. She has worked as a model appearing in reputed magazines, including the Playboy magazine. She has worked as an editor for Hamptons Magazine as an author of several books as well and acted in TV series as well including, “The Real Housewives of New York City.” That shows how she always keeps re-inventing herself and never back down from a challenge.
Net Worth & Salary of Kelly Bensimon in 2024
As of February 2024, Kelly Bensimon has gathered a net worth of $25 Million. She has accumulated most of her earnings from her modeling and acting career in addition to being a successful author. She has worked as a model, appearing in reputed magazines, including the Playboy magazine. She has worked as an editor for Hamptons Magazine as an author of several books as well and acted in TV series as well including, “The Real Housewives of New York City.” In the latter part of her career, she began working as an agent for Dolly Lenz Realty, and in 2019, she joined the Douglas Elliman real estate group.
Kelly Bensimon is a lady of many talents. Her charming personality made her an amazing model, and her role in “The Real Housewives of New York City” brought her a lot of recognition. She has been the author of several books and has even worked as an editor. One lesson which we can all take from her life is to keep re-inventing ourselves and never get complacent. Here’s thanking her for the entertainment she provided throughout her career and wishing her the best of luck for all her future endeavors.