If something can define her, it would be only two words beautiful and tough. Dorinda Medley who is an American reality star and a Socialite involves heavily in social service utilizing her vast fortunes.
The reality star went through tragic events like divorce and death of husband, but she didn’t let herself down and gave herself the opportunities to explore happiness.
Twice Married Dorinda Had Deep Tragedy After Shock Death Of Second Husband!
Dorinda, while working in London got married to a Scotsman whose identity has remained as a mystery. As per bustle.com, some sites have claimed her former husband's name as Ralph Lynch, who works at a missile making company Raytheon, but the reality star has never stepped up to confirm regarding this matter. She and her mysterious first husband have a daughter named Hannah Lynch. The estranged couple got divorced after ten years of marriage.
After moving to New York, she met Richard Medley in 2005, and they were involved in charity work along with Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Hillary Clinton. The couple got married in 2005 in an intimate dinner ceremony in the same year.
Dorinda and her second husband, Richard Medley on the day of their wedding (Photo: Starcasm)
But before their married life completed six years, Dorinda suffered the tragic loss of husband Chris with reported cause of liver failure on November 16, 2011. After losing the love of her life, many speculated that she would go into her shell, but she didn’t lose faith and battled through the tragic moment.
The RHONY star honored Chris with a memorial on five years of his death. The star has moved on but is reminiscing the memories of her husband on Instagram account with a heartfelt caption like Sad and Beautiful.
Dorinda is Now Dating John!!
“The Tough” Dorinda after horrendous heartbreak got back on track and decided to move on in her life. The RHONY star is currently dating her boyfriend, John Mahdessian. According to John's LinkedIn profile, he is the CEO and owner of Sultan of Stains. His Greater New York City area based company provides various services for designer apparel, bridal and custom gowns, and private yachts, jets, and planes.
In January 2019, the couple savored their romantic trip at the Old Fort Bay Club with Caroll Family. She and John posed alongside Billie Caroll, who is an owner of boutique store BILLIE at the Bahamas. Dorinda also wore her wardrobe from the BILLIE and insisted that she is obsessed with the store dresses.
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Dorinda and John are together for six years, and with the due love and respect, Dorinda never fails to show her love to John. She wished him a happy sixth anniversary on her Instagram on 15 March 2018 and mentioned that they have come along this long together. Few weeks before Dorinda's post, John had portrayed his affection to Dorinda stating that she keeps on winning the awards of Best Partner and Best Friend for six years.
Dorinda Medley and John Attend the 2015 Children Of Armenia Fund Gala (Photo: Wetpaint)
But although the duo has been together for six years, they have not planned to get married yet. As per The Daily Dish, Dorinda asserted that she and John love and adore each other and they are in a very committed and monogamous relationship.
RHONY star also revealed that John would never be as important to her as her daughter Hannah. If reports are to be believed her daughter Hannah who is upset with Dorinda for being “Chubby Chaser” doesn’t communicate with John at all.
As of now, Dorinda directs her energy and focus into her home, her family, her friends, her favorite charitable organizations like BeautyforFreedom.org, her Twitter, and her love for pop culture.
Career And Progression
After completing her education at Franklin and Marshall College in 1986, she worked in New York for a brief period. Dorinda then moved to London where she started a Princess Diana-Approved Cashmere Company. She then later moved to New York to pursue her dream.
Dorinda, after moving to New York appeared as a guest on Bravo TV’s Real Housewives of New York City (RHONY) in the 4th season. She became a full cast member in 2014 and is known for her incredible toughness in the show.
How Much Is Dorinda’s Net Worth?
The RHONY star who kicked off her career in New York Showrooms at Liz Claiborne and then founded her own Cashmere Company has amassed a huge net worth. The Reality star has a stupendous net worth of $20 million. She is also heavily involved in charity works and putting in extra efforts to help those in needs.
The multi-millionaire owns the luxurious home in Manhattan and Great Barrington, Masshacutes. She and her late husband Richard Medley brought the Great Barrington property for almost $2.115 million back in 2005. Following her husband's tragic death, the reality star listed the house for sale for $4.9 million but later removed the property from listings.
Dorinda Denies Drug Use Allegations!!!
During an interview, Dorinda showcased rage against Bethenny, after the time and again accused her of using Cocaine. The RHONY star replied to it by stating, "I don’t do drugs," over and over again. Her remark was then laughed off by Sonja who lashed out at her saying she hates 'liar.'
According to the wiki sources, the reality star was born in The Berkshires, Massachusetts, United States and celebrates her birthday on 13th December. Dorinda Medley who currently ages 53 was born to American parents and belongs to white ethnicity. The lean socialite has a decent height of 5 feet and 5 inches.