Jules Wainstein’s Net Worth, Relationship & Bio – RHONY

Jules Wainstein is an American television actress, composer, philanthropist, reality TV personality, and musician. She is also known for “The Real Housewives of New York City.”

Aside from that, the lovely celebrity holds a British nationality and is the president of her own company “Modern Alkeme.” Jules is also a fashion expert.

Jules Wainstein's Net Worth

In 2022, Jules’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million. Her career as an entrepreneur and television personality are her main sources of income. While $2 million is an impressive net worth, the RHONY cast’s net worth tend to be in the 8-figures. (1)

Her wealth is also increasing from her business, Modern Alkeme. Aside from that, she earns income from her brand collaborations through social media.

Jules Wainstein's Early Life

Jules Wainstein is 40 years old. She was born on February 13, 1981. Jules was born in Hong Kong and was raised by her parents, Kazue and Gene. She was born to Japanese mother, Kazue Forrest, and Jewish father, Gene Forrest. (2)

Basically, Jules belongs to the mixed ethnicity of Japanese and Jewish. She hasn’t mentioned details about her siblings.

Jules Wainstein's Education

Jules Wainstein attended Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She hasn’t disclosed further details about her education.

In addition, Jules didn’t reveal additional details about her high school education. She wants to keep some of her educational background private.

Jules Wainstein's Husband/Boyfriend and Family Life

Jules is married to Michael Wainstein. The latter is the founder of an investing company, Private Capital Group. She got married to Michael in 2008 at the age of 27 years. (3)

They have two kids together. Her children are Jagger (11 years old) and Rio (9 years old). Jules was very happy to marry someone who was a successful businessman and husband.

Later on, the couple experienced issues while being married. Reportedly, a friend of Jules claimed that the two were texting back while he was also seen a lot of times with his ex-wife Elyse Bensusan in New York.

In 2016, Jules accused Michael of being self-centered and ignoring his children’s needs. The series of allegations against the former were included in a divorce case in court sessions.

Four years later, news report about the finalization of their divorce was released. Jules’ marriage to Michael finally ended in October 2020.

Jules Wainstein's Career

After college, Jules Wainstein started a job at a boutique fashion company in SoHo as an assistant buyer and designer. At that time, she is inspired by her father’s successful career as a fashion entrepreneur. (4)

Later, she honed her socialite skills as an event planner for the Women’s International Zionist Organization. It is a non-party international movement that raises money for schools and programs for women and the elderly in Israel.

Jules left the job when she married Michael Wainstein and had children. Later on, she founded her own company, Modern Alkeme, a health beverage based on an ancient Japanese recipe that is supposed to help detoxify the body.

The 40-year-old beauty came to the limelight after participating in the bravo TV series, Real Housewives of New York City in season 8. In addition, Jules also appeared a numerous shows such as “Hollywood Today Live”, “FabLife”, “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen”, and “American Mirror: Intimations of Immorality.”

Today, Jules Wainstein continues to work on her business and finds time for her children. She is also busy with other lucrative projects and philanthropic works.

Real Housewives of New York Storyline for Jules Wainstein

Jules Wainstein joined the “Real Housewives of New York City” in season 8 in 2016. Interestingly, it was aired on Bravo from April 6, 2016 to September 14, 2016. At that time, she was the only married woman in the cast. (5)

At that time, Jules was introduced to the Real Housewives in New York City cast members through former housewife Dorinda Medley. The latter knew Jules through her boyfriend at that time named John.

Even though Jules had quite an interesting storyline, she left the television series after just one season due to her marriage issues.

In the first few episodes of season 8, Jules was introduced as a woman of Chinese and Jewish descent. She was very proud of her heritage and would always mention it around her co-stars in the hit show. Besides, Jules wasn’t afraid to talk about her life, including some hints about her eating disorder and her marital issues.

During the season, Jules had arguments with RHONY star Bethenny Frankel a lot of times before they attempted to make amends. She also showed off quality time with her kids, Rio and Jagger, and her then-husband, Michael.

As mentioned earlier, Jules had only one season of the Real Housewives franchise. She later talked about her experience on the reality show in an interview. She admitted, “Overall, it was a great experience. I learned so much about myself. I learned so much about the ladies. They’re all successful in different ways. I learned different things from each and every one of them.”

Jules Wainstein's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)

Height5 ft 8 in
Weight57 kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
Body TypeSlim
Sexual OrientationStraight

Facts About Jules Wainstein

Estimate Net Worth$2 million
ReligionNot identified
Zodiac SignAquarius
BirthplaceHong Kong
BirthdayFebruary 13, 1981


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