George Peterson net worth: George Peterson is an American businessman who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. George Peterson is a real estate and land developer based in San Juan Capistrano, California. He first rose to national attention during Season 2 of "The Real Housewives of Orange County". "The Real Housewives of Orange County" follows the lives of six wealthy women living in southern California. Lauri Peterson was featured on seasons 1-4 of the series, and she began dating George Peterson during Season 2. The couple was subsequently married and blended their two families. Over the course of the next few seasons, America watched the trials and tribulations of their marriage, including issues with their children, and especially with George Peterson's ex-wife. They ultimately decided to leave the show, as Lauri Peterson's oldest son was dealing with substance abuse issues. They have recently returned to the spotlight, as Lauri Peterson rejoined the cast of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" midway through Season 8.