reality TV The Best Real Housewives  

Alan Smithee
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List Rules Any of the Bravo Real Housewives, from any city and any season.

Bravo's Real Housewives franchise has come to many cities throughout the United States, bringing drama, cat fights, and big personalities no matter the locale. Though many are some of the most annoying people on television, there are some lovely ladies in the mix as well. The best Real Housewives are ranked here, including any of the Bravo Housewives from any season. Who are the most popular Real Housewives? Are any of the Real Housewives not annoying? This list has been ranked by reality TV fans to determine the absolute best Real Housewives of all time.

The housewives that are featured on this list include only the most popular ones from all seasons and locations, such as Orange County, New York City, Beverly Hills, New Jersey, and Atlanta. Going from rich housewives to national reality TV stars almost overnight, the women on this list have handled their newfound fame with grace and are the best of the many Housewives on the show. Some have even gone on to successful acting careers, or other endeavors.

Included on this list of the best Real Housewives are popular reality TV personalities such as Phaedra Parks, NeNe Leakes, Bethenny Frankel, Lisa Vanderpump, Alex McCord, Joanna Krupa, and Aviva Drescher. Who is the best Bravo Real Housewife? Which Real Housewife is the coolest? Cast your votes below to help determine the answer.

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Lisa Vanderpump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Lisa Vanderpump Beverly Hills, Seasons 1-present

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115 91
Bethenny Frankel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Bethenny Frankel New York, Seasons 1-3

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102 90
Carole Radziwill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Carole Radziwill New York, Seasons 5-present

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107 101
Yolanda Foster is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Yolanda Foster Beverly Hills, Season 3-present

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86 77
Sonja Morgan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Sonja Morgan New York, Seasons 3-present

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84 83
Kandi Burruss is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Kandi Burruss Atlanta, Seasons 2-present

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Kyle Richards is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Kyle Richards Beverly Hills, Seasons 1-present

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82 88
Heather Dubrow is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Heather Dubrow Orange County, Seasons 7-present

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52 49
Teresa Giudice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Mary Frankenstein added Teresa Giudice The Real Housewives of New Jersey

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Phaedra Parks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Phaedra Parks Atlanta, Seasons 3-present

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LuAnn DeLesseps is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Real Housewives
LuAnn DeLesseps New York, Seasons 1-5 and recurring

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Eileen Davidson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Mary Frankenstein added Eileen Davidson Days of Our Lives, The Young and the Restless, Broken Badges

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51 62
Lisa Rinna is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Mary Frankenstein added Lisa Rinna Veronica Mars, Melrose Place, The Apprentice

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NeNe Leakes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Real Housewives
NeNe Leakes Atlanta, Seasons 1-present

The Most Annoying Real Housewives of All Time

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Kathy Wakile is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Kathy Wakile New Jersey, Seasons 3-5

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Kim Zolciak is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Kim Zolciak Atlanta, Seasons 1-5

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68 93
Ramona Singer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Ramona Singer New York, Seasons 1-present

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62 90
Dina Manzo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Dina Manzo New Jersey, Seasons 1-2, 6-present

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54 78
Shereé Whitfield is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Shereé Whitfield Atlanta, Seasons 1-4

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55 87
Jacqueline Laurita is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Jacqueline Laurita New Jersey, Seasons 1-5

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Kim Richards is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Kim Richards Beverly Hills, Seasons 1-present

The Best HBO TV Shows

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is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Real Housewives

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Vicki Gunvalson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Vicki Gunvalson Orange County, Seasons 1-present

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Alex McCord is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Alex McCord New York, Seasons 1-4

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Taylor Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Taylor Armstrong Beverly Hills, Seasons 1-3

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Alexia Echevarria is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Alexia Echevarria Miami, Season 1-present

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Danielle Staub is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Danielle Staub New Jersey, Seasons 1-2

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Lisa Wu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Lisa Wu Atlanta, Seasons 1-2

The Absolute Worst Real Housewives

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Lisa Hochstein is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Lisa Hochstein Miami, Season 2-present

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Lea Black is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Lea Black Miami, Seasons 1-present

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38 95
Kelly Killoren Bensimon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Kelly Killoren Bensimon New York, Seasons 2-4

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Joanna Krupa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Joanna Krupa Miami, Seasons 2-present

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35 97
Aviva Drescher is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Aviva Drescher New York, Seasons 5-present

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26 79
Tammy Knickerbocker is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Tammy Knickerbocker Orange County, Seasons 2-3

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23 80
Marysol Patton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Marysol Patton Miami, Seasons 1-present and recurring

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23 81
Adriana De Moura is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Adriana De Moura Miami, Seasons 1-present

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26 94
Joyce Giraud De Ohoven is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Joyce Giraud De Ohoven Beverly Hills, Seasons 4-present

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Lynne Curtin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Real Housewives
Lynne Curtin Orange County, Seasons 4-5