Reality Television Personalities The Best Real Housewives Of New York  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite cast members who have ever appeared on RHONY, and vote down the ones you just hate!

From Ramona to the Countess, this list contains information about the Real Housewives of New York, ranked from best to worst by your votes. They're entrepreneurs, mothers, and heavy drinkers, but what qualities make some women your favorite Real Housewives of New York? No matter what type of New York housewife you prefer or where you grab your brunch, something on this list will appeal to your cultivated taste. You are a RHONY viewer, after all. Class comes naturally to these ladies and, by proximity, you.

Who are some of the best RHONY cast members? It's no question who's been there the longest. Ramona Singer starred on RHONY since the very first season. Bethenny Frankel, who previously appeared in seasons one through three, returned to the show in season seven to the delight of viewers everywhere, and to the chagrin of Jill Zarin.

Luann de Lesseps may be known as “the Countess,” but sometimes her elegance can be a bit much for the other ladies. Other women who are featured on this top RHONY cast members list include Sonja Morgan, Alex McCord, and one-season-wonder Cindy Barshop.

Which RHONY stars are the all-time best? Take the time to vote below, but don't be surprised if they take these rankings personally.

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355 115
Sonja Morgan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York

Season 3 - present

2
315 120
Dorinda Medley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York
Dorinda Medley

Season 7 - present

3
261 203
LuAnn de Lesseps is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York

Season 1 - Season 5 & Season 7 - present

4
222 189
Kristen Taekman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York
Kristen Taekman

Season 6 - Season 7

5
238 214
Alex McCord is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York

Season 1 - Season 4

6
229 191
Jill Zarin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York

Season 1 - Season 4

7
69 40
Tinsley Mortimer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York

Season 9 - present

8
270 242
Bethenny Frankel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York

Season 1 - Season 3 & Season 7 - present

9
212 240
Ramona Singer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York

Season 1 - present

10
213 239
Carole Radziwill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York

Season 5 - present

11
196 237
Kelly Killoren Bensimon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York

Season 2 - Season 4

12
31 24
Heather Thomson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York
Heather Thomson

13
31 27
is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York

14
175 230
Aviva Drescher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York

Season 5 - Season 6

15
158 217
Cindy Barshop is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York
Cindy Barshop

Season 4

16
32 53
Jules Wainstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Real Housewives Of New York
Jules Wainstein

Season 8