Kristen Taekman’s Net Worth, Relationship, & Personal Info – RHONY

Kristen Taekman is an American model, housewife, TV personality and entrepreneur. She is also known for the “Real Housewives of New York City.”

She has also appeared on numerous most renowned fashion publications in the world. Kristen has also done national campaigns for major beauty brands including L’Oreal and Clairol.

Kristen Taekman's Net Worth

In 2022, Kristen Taekman’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million. Her career as a model and entrepreneur are her main sources of income. (1)

Her wealth is also increasing from appearances on the Real Housewives of New York City, business such as 2nd Street Press that she launched in 2009, and other brand collaborations through social media.

Kristen Taekman's Early Life

Kristen Taekman is 44 years old. She was born on April 21, 1977. Kristen was born in Farmington, Connecticut, United States and was raised by her parents, Marty and Karen.

The American model has shared her childhood with her sibling, Martin Carroll, her brother. As a teenager, she was part of her school basketball team. Later on, she found her interest in modeling and fashion. (2)

Kristen Taekman's Education

Kristen Taekman attended the local school of the city named John Casablanca Modeling School, for her higher studies. As mentioned earlier, she is active in athletic activities such as basketball.

The television personality didn’t continue studying because of her dream of becoming a model. She got her first fashion project when she was still fourteen years old and still studying in school.

Kristen Taekman's Husband and Family Life

Kristen Taekman is married to Josh Taekman. They met in the early 2000s and have been married since October 21, 2005. The couple tied the knot at Kristen’s favorite place that was in the islands of Key West, Florida.

They have two kids together. Her children are Cassius (10 years old), and Kingsley (6 years old). Kristen and Josh have been through a lot of issues while being married, which they consulted a therapist as the bond holds the utmost importance for both of them. (3)

Kristen Taekman's Career

While in high school, Kristen started a job as a model. She started her modeling career when she was fourteen years old, after she was discovered by John Casablanca’s modeling agency.

Later, she moved to New York City when she was in high school, before relocating to Milan and Paris for modeling work. After living three years in Europe, Taekman moved to Australia and posed for magazines such as Australian Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Glamour.

As mentioned earlier, Kristen was able to snag modeling work for beauty brands like L’Oreal and Clairol. It increased her exposure in the world of modeling.

Kristen Taekman is also a businesswoman. In 2009, she launched her own successful greeting card company, 2nd street Press. In addition, she also collaborated with Ricky’s NYC to open her own line of nail polish business called Pop of Color.

The 44-year-old star joined the cast of Bravo’s Real Housewives of New York City later on. She participated in the show’s sixth season. Kristen has also a blog named Last Night’s Look it’s all about fashion and parenting.

Today, Kristen continues to work on her exciting projects. She is also active on social media and participates on brand collaborations. (4)

Real Housewives of New York City Storyline for Kristen Taekman

Kristen Taekman joined the “Real Housewives of New York City” in season 6 in 2014. She remained on the series until season seven wrapped.

The lovely celebrity was a full-time housewife for season six and seven. Even though she wasn’t the most memorable cast of the reality show, her season 6 argument with Ramona did leave a lasting impression.

In season six, Ramona threw wine in Kristen’s face. The latter stood up for herself and let Ramona know that she didn’t agree with her bad behavior.

Obviously, the fans of the Real Housewives franchise want her to stay longer on the show. She was a genuine friend and it was also sweet watching her at home with her kids.

Taekman obviously weathered ups, downs, and drama during her stay on the show. However, she also faced a personal drama that went public after she left the series.

Kristen’s husband was involved in the Ashley Madison leak back in 2015. In an interview about the incident, she admitted that, “And all I can say is, I think every marriage has its ups and downs and its bumps in the road. And we had one and we’re stronger for it and here we are now.” (5)

Kristen Taekman's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)

Height5 ft 10 in
1.78 m
Weight57 kg
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorEmerald
Body TypeSlim
Sexual OrientationStraight

Facts About Kristen Taekman

Estimate Net Worth$20 million
ReligionNot identified
Zodiac SignTaurus
BirthplaceFarmington, Connecticut, United States
BirthdayApril 21. 1977


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