Living Like Queens: Luxury Spending of the Real Housewives

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When you star on a television show like one of the versions of the Real Housewives franchise, it can feel like appearances mean everything. Everything they say, do, drive and wear is subject to public scrutiny and results in waves of praise — or a landslide of criticism. As a result, no one should be surprised they dedicate so much time and resources to looking good.

As you watch the shows, have you ever wondered exactly how much they spend to support their lavish lifestyles? What exactly do they spend all that money on? Some purchases make perfect sense — we would all hire a maid if we could! — while other items are a bit extreme. Let’s take a look at the most common luxury expenses of the Real Housewives.