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Where Did The Real Housewives of Dubai Cast Go to College?

Learn whether Ayan, Caroline Stanbury, Caroline Brooks, Taleen, Lesa, and Sara went to university. 

By Shannon Raphael

The wait is over — two years after Season 1 debuted, The Real Housewives of Dubai is officially returning for Season 2 on Sunday, June 2 on Bravo. 

How to Watch

Watch The Real Housewives of Dubai Tuesdays at 9/8c on Bravo and stream next day on Peacock.

Cast members Caroline Stanbury, Caroline Brooks, Sara al Madani, Chanel Ayan, and Lesa Milan are all returning for the show's sophomore season, and they're joined by newbie Taleen Marie

Before the aforementioned ladies were 'Wives, they forged careers of their own — and many of them went to college to help achieve their dreams. 

Ahead of the Season 2 premiere, find out where the cast members went to college by scrolling below. 

Caroline Stanbury

Full legnth of Caroline Stanbury wearing a gold gown.

The Ladies of London alum, who hails from the U.K. capital city, attended King's College London. Caroline relocated from England to Dubai back in 2016 when her now ex-husband, Cem Habib, got a job offer there. 

Now, Caroline lives in the City of Gold with her husband, Sergio Carrallo, and her three kids, Yasmine, Zac, and Aaron Habib

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Chanel Ayan

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The supermodel did not attend college. Instead, Ayan moved to São Paulo, Brazil at the age of 18 to progress her modeling career. She later moved to New York City and signed with Elite Models, before ultimately making the journey to Dubai, where she currently resides with her husband, Chris Pillott, and her son, Taj.

Caroline Brooks

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Caroline, who hails from Newton, Massachusetts, was interning in New York City during her college years when she met her now ex-husband Zoran. She told Cosmopolitan Middle East that she did not finish college because she moved to Dubai to be with him. The exes share a son, Adam, together.

Lesa Milan

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The Mina Roe founder and mom of three attended Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. While there, Lesa majored in journalism and minored in fashion. During her time as a student, Lesa met her English husband, Richard "Rich" Hall, at LIV Nightclub in Miami. The couple now shares three sons together: Sebastian, Kristian, and Maximilian. 

Sara al Madani 

Full legnth of Sara Al Madani wearing a gold gown.

Per Gulf News, Sara attended the American University of Sharjah where she studied film direction and acting. Sara dropped out of the school before obtaining her degree. 

Taleen Marie

Full legnth of Taleen Marie wearing a gold gown.

The RHODubai Season 2 newbie attended Santa Monica College, where she studied Communications and Media Studies. Taleen is also a singer who has opened for Christina Aguilera and has performed for Pope John Paul II. She moved to Dubai in 2014, which is where she lives with her husband, Rafael Khanoyan, and their two daughters, Gabriella and Sienna. 

Watch new episodes of The Real Housewives of Dubai on Sundays at 9/8c on Bravo. Stream the next day on Peacock. 

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