Happy Birthday, Sonja Morgan!

Happy Birthday, Sonja Morgan!

Toast the RHONY star's big day with her five most memorable moments.

By Megan Johnson

She's everyone's favorite toaster oven-toting society queen of Manhattan. The one and only Ms. Sonja Morgan celebrates her birthday today, so please accept this salute to the Divine Miss M. Here's 5 of Sonja's most memorable moments from her time on the Real Housewives of New York City—along with reasons why they're great.

5. She has chutzpah. The blonde beauty has seen ups-and-downs throughout her Real Housewives tenure, but she's weathered the storm with a smile on her face and a cocktail in her hand. So when she decided to strut her stuff on the burlesque stage, all the RHONY ladies knew they were in for a treat. "You can take my money, you can take my man, but you can never take, who I am," Sonja tells the crowd.

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4. Everyone's eyes are always on her. If there's one thing you can't call Sonja Morgan, it's a prude. But when Aviva Drescher's dad got a little too frisky during their beach getaway, Sonja was ready to pack up her toaster oven and head outta that joint! "You've got a fabulous ass!" George tells Sonja. "It's pretty good, huh?" she replies.

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3. She's the Grand Marshal. When Sonja is given a key role in the Marraige Equality Parade, she's thrilled. Just remember: she's the grand marshal. So when the women convene at a party at Sonja's home for her artist friend/lover, Alex McCord flips a lid on Sonja for making the event more about herself than the cause. Faster than you can say "Thug in a Cocktail Dress," Sonja gives Alex the heave-ho right off her doorstep.

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2. She's a fighter. While Sonja may have found herself on the fritz with her finances in Season 4--she had to declare bankruptcy after a lawsuit over a failed movie--she put on a brave face for the reunion and revealed that, despite her financial woes, she was thankful for the love and strength provided by her family and friends (well...maybe not Countess LuAnn).

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1. She's not afraid to bare all. In season 5, Aviva arrives at the island retreat, where she's greeted by "Ramonja" (Ramona and Sonja) drunkenly going for a topless swim in the pool. This isn't cool with Aviva, who just took on her fear of flying to come down and spend time with the ladies.

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Aviva also brought her husband Reid, which was not cool with Sonja and Ramona, who wanted to have a girls' trip. When Aviva calls Sonja a "double dealer," Sonja doesn't hold back and fires nuclear rain back at her.

"My mouth is money!" said Sonja. "You call me a double dealer? You'll see your ass where it ends up. What comes out of my mouth? You can (bleep)-in' sell it!"

Which leads up to what may be one of the best Sonja Morgan lines from Housewives History: "Can I get a return to sender?!"

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