The series that started the hit franchise, the Real Housewives of Orange County, shows no sign of slowing down and returns for a landmark 10th season. Original housewife, Vicki Gunvalson, returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow and Shannon Beador who are joined by the sexy and opinionated new Housewife Meghan King Edmonds. Friend of the housewives, Lizzie Rovsek, also finds herself mixed into the drama as the ladies test the limits of loyalty, the depth of deceit and the bonds of friendship like never before.
This season, the truth threatens to tear everyone apart, as one of the wives celebrates the miracle of life and another is stricken by tragedy.
Vicki’s on-again off-again relationship with boyfriend Brooks Ayres takes a big leap with the news that he has moved into her home in Coto de Caza.
After finding herself on the outs last season, Tamra tries to reinvent herself as she celebrates the birth of her first grandchild.
Heather is overwhelmed raising her four kids, launching her businesses and staying on budget as construction continues on their mega mansion, while her husband Terry spends more time working and less time by her side.
Lastly, Shannon prides herself on being an open book, but with her marriage still a work in progress, she will do whatever it takes to keep her family together.
The “OG of the OC,” Vicki Gunvalson has appeared on "The Real Housewives of Orange County" since season 1. This year her frequently discussed relationship with boyfriend Brooks Ayres takes a big leap with the news that he has moved into her home in Coto de Caza. Their relationship continues to be a source of conflict between Vicki and her daughter Brianna who is still living in Oklahoma with husband Ryan and two sons Troy and Owen.
Tamra Judge, formerly Tamra Barney, is a Southern California native from Glendora, CA, who joined the cast in season 3. She has four children, 28-year-old Ryan, and three children with her ex-husband. Finding herself on the outs last season, Tamra is looking to reinvent herself and repair her relationships in sometimes surprising ways.After longing for another baby, her prays were answered as she celebrated the birth of her first grandchild and coined the nickname Tam-ma. She is still working at CUT Fitness with Eddie, but the daily grind of working and living with her husband is beginning to take a toll on her.
Working actress and stay-at-home mother Heather Dubrow joined the cast in season 7. Married to prominent Newport Beach plastic surgeon, Terry Dubrow, they have four children, 11-year-old twins Nicholas and Maximillia, 8-year-old Katarina, and 4-year-old, Collette. Heather and Terry sold their home and are living in a rental house for two years while construction continues on their mega mansion. With Terry busy working on “Botched,” the couple struggles to balance family time and their increasing professional demands.
Born and raised in Southern California, Shannon Beador joined the cast in season 9 bringing her unflinching honesty and unconventional ways. She adheres to a holistic lifestyle, keeping her house a toxic free zone. When she is not busy raising her three daughters, 13-year-old Sophie and 10-year-old twins, Stella and Adeline, Shannon spends her free time with her energy specialist and a Feng Shui advisor trying to rid herself of any built up anger and resentment. Shannon prides herself on being an open book and with her 14-year marriage to husband David still a work in progress, she will do whatever it takes to keep her family together.
Meghan King Edmonds
Wife of baseball superstar Jim Edmonds, Meghan hails from St. Louis and is new to the OC. Her towering height and model good looks might intimidate, but she won’t let anyone take her up to bat. As Jim’s third wife, she is closer in age to her 17-year old step-daughter Hailey, than to her husband. With Jim often away for work, Meghan has been thrown into the role of instant stepmom and is not only struggling to find her place in her newly formed family, but also within the OC social scene.
Friend of the housewife, Lizzie Rovsek brings her combination of charm, sex appeal and intelligence to Orange County. A former Miss Kentucky, Lizzie is back in the pageant circle and has been busy designing swimsuits from her company Sun Kitten Swimwear for the Miss USA Pageant. Living in Ladera Ranch with her husband Christian and two sons, she is eager to grow her family and hopes to add a third child, hopefully a girl, to her house full of boys.