Karen Huger’s Net Worth, Relationships & Personal Info – RHOP

Karen Huger, the star of “The Real Housewives of Potomac,” is an American television personality rocketed to prominence after her hit reality television debut in 2016 as the star of “RHOP.” She is a happy wife and a proud mother of two. Her life experiences, social etiquette, and enthusiasm for fashion and beauty have made her known by the people.

Karen Huger's Net Worth

Karen is the richest housewife in the series, with an estimated net worth of $14 million as of November 2021. Aside from being a part of the hit reality show, thе Rеаl Housewives оf Pоtоmас is also аn еntrерrеnеur, hаving hеr оwn fashion brаnd, IKON enterprises. (1)

Her spouse, Raymond Huger, on the other hand, is the President and CEO of Paradigm, a well-known information technology company. Because of his role as the company’s president and CEO, he has a net worth of $40 million being dubbed as the “Black Bill Gates” by her.

Despite the fact that the couple has had some big tax problems in recent years, their net worth is still said to be the greatest of the group. Huger has taken advantage of her reality television stardom by launching her own fragrance brand, “La’ Dame Fragrance by Karen Huger” with Pop Up’s in Bloomingdales retail stores throughout the United States. (2) HSN, Bloomingdales, and her La’Dame website now carry her scent.

Karen Huger's Early Life

Karen Huger is 58 years old. She was born on May 03, 1963 in Virginia, United States and was raised by her parents, father Benjamin B. Wooden Jr. and mother Georgia Raines. 

She grew on a huge Virginia family farm that had been in her family for almost a century. Karen saw her father’s hard work and perseverance lead to success, so she seized her strong family values and followed her heart, enjoying life as much as possible and attaining a numerous triumphs. 

Karen openly admits to having suffered a sexual assault when she was 19 years old. She has gone on with her life now after forgiving the perpetrator. (3)

Her family’s additional information was met with silence because no such information is publicly accessible, but she did divulge that she has a brother named Mario and her sister named Bridget is a primary caregiver. Her father recently died of Alzheimer’s illness and her mother has also passed away.

Karen Huger's Education

Karen Huger received her schooling at the University of Virginia but did not disclosed the course she majored in. Again, she is Potomac’s Grande Dame, putting her entrepreneurial enthusiasm to work in a variety of beauty, fashion, and leisure companies.

Karen Huger's Husband and Family Life

Karen Huger and Ray Huger have been married for more than 25 years and just celebrated their silver wedding anniversary. Ray is the President and CEO of Paradigm Solutions International, a business and entrepreneurship firm. The couple hasn’t revealed their initial wedding date, but during Season 6 of “The Real Housewives of Potomac,” they married for the second time. (4)

They have children named Brandon, her son, who is 27 years old, and her daughter, Rayvin, is 17. Brandon, is a graduate of the Моrеhоuѕе Соllеgе Gеоrgеtоwn Unіvеrѕіtу and currently living on his own, while Rаyvin is still in college. The family lives in Great Falls, Montana, United States of America.

The Huger’s had financial issues in season three, with her spouse owing $1.5 million in back taxes and his firm owing $3 million which the real housewife  paid, prior to their second marriage during season 6 of the reality show. (5)

Despite the fact that the problem was resolved, the two had problems in their marriage during season 5 after Ray spoke the incorrect term. When asked if he still loves her, the businessman stated that he “thinks” he does. On the other hand, the reality star revealed to her co-stars that she should have divorced her spouse. Fortunately, the couple reunited and resolved their differences, and they have remained strong till now.

Karen Huger's Career

The 16-year-old Karen Huger began working at Burger King after completing her schooling at the University of Virginia, followed by a job at Taco Bell’s “drive thru” window. (6) Karen eventually became an entrepreneur who just launched Ikon Enterprises. Hair, fragrances, and cosmetics are just a few of the stylish things that the firm specializes in.

She launched a fragrance product called “La’ Dame!” in 2019, which is available at a variety of retailers, including Bloomingdale’s. She pushed her business even further by creating a 3-wick candle to go with the perfume. (7) She also became a reality star after being a cast member on Bravo TV’s hit reality show, “The Real Housewives of Potomac.”

In addition, the businesswoman is well-known for hosting and throwing numerous parties, as well as became a social media star with over 440,000 Instagram followers and 130,000 Twitter followers.

Today, aside from being a cast member of the hit reality program, “The Real Housewives of Potomac,” Karen was inaugurated in as the tourist ambassador for Surry County in 2021.

Real Housewives of Potomac Storyline for Karen Huger

The Real Housewives of Potomac premiered in 2016, with Karen joining the cast as one of the housewives on the eighth season of the original program. This show has been able to portray the lives of housewives in the Potomac area of Maryland, which is near Washington, D.C., including their ups and downs.

Ray Huger, her husband, is also a cast member, and the two are living the good life. Karen is a blunt woman who isn’t afraid to speak her mind, and the program features some amusing scenes as a result. She has also established her own business enterprises as a result of becoming a celebrity.

Karen’s candle company was one of the most notable feuds she’s had, with fans accusing her of competing with fellow housewife Wendy Osefo’s candle business. Wendy said at the start of Season 6 of the reality program that she wanted to establish a candle company and brought a sample of her one-wick candle for Karen to look at and provide input on.

Over a month later, the real housewife disclosed that she had been selling candles as well. Wendy was then perplexed because Karen never informed her that she was getting into the candle business during one of the season’s episodes.

Karen quickly defended herself and her company on social media, claiming, “The truth is… everyone knew I was coming out with a home fragrance candle and gift set,” adding that “This is a multi-billion dollar industry; there is room at the table for all of us.”

Karen Huger's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)

Height5 ft 7 in
1.70 m
Weight132 pounds
60 kg
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorDark Brown
Body TypeSlim
Sexual OrientationStraight

Facts About Karen Huger

NationalityAmerican
Estimate Net Worth$14 million
ReligionChristian
Zodiac SignTaurus
BirthplaceVirginia, United States
BirthdayMay  3, 1963

References

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  2. LaDame Fragrance By Karen Huger,  retrieved from https://www.bloomingdales.com/shop/product/ladame-fragrance-by-karen-huger-la-dame-eau-de-parfum-3.4-oz.?ID=333183
  3. Laura Rosefeld, Karen Huger Explains Why She Shared the Story of Her Sexual Assault, retrieved from https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/karen-huger-explains-why-she-shared-story-of-sexual-assault

  4. Jocelyn Vena, We Have a Major Update on Karen Huger’s Marriage to Ray Following Their Vow Renewal, https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/rhop-karen-huger-on-ray-huger-marriage-first-husband-details
  5. Paige McBride, Inside RHOP Star Karen Huger’s Relationship, https://www.thelist.com/454050/inside-rhop-star-karen-hugers-relationship/
  6. RHOP’ Star Robyn Dixon Reveals Karen Huger Used to Work at Taco Bell, retrieved from https://www.yahoo.com/video/rhop-star-robyn-dixon-reveals-133933973.html
  7. Christopher Davis, RHOP: Everything To Know About Karen Huger’s Candle Business La’Dame, https://screenrant.com/real-housewives-potomac-karen-huger-ladame-candle-company/