Lydia McLaughlin

Quick Facts

Age33 HometownSt. John's, Canada ProfessionOwner of Lydia M Jewelry and SKYLAB Modern Art, Managing Editor of 'Beverly Hills Lifestyle Magazine' Websitehttp://www.lydiam.com

Lydia McLaughlin joins The Real Housewives of Orange County in Season 8. Lydia is the granddaughter of Canadian media mogul Geoff Stirling, founder of NTV, the first 24-hour television station in Canada. Lydia and her husband Doug live in Dana Point with their two sons, 4-year-old Stirling and 2-year-old Maverick. This young, kooky mother always puts her family and faith first, but in her spare time, she and her husband channel her grandfather’s entrepreneurial spirit by running a magazine highlighting the glamorous life in Southern California.