Slade Smiley is an American reality television personality, most notable for his appearance on Real Housewives of Orange County, with a net worth of $100 thousand. Slade Smiley has earned his net worth from his appearances on Bravo TV's Reality show The Real Housewives of Orange County and various other business ventures. The show is currently in its 7th season, and is the original installment of the Real Housewives franchise. Slade Smiley was engaged RHOC star Jo De La Rosa in 2007 but eventually moved on to another housewife Lauri Waring. The two dated for a short time then after they split, Waring married George Peterson at the end of season three. Shortly after, Smiley and his ex girlfriend Jo decided to do a spin off show called Date My Ex: Jo & Slade. The show received terrible ratings and ended up failing miserably. During season five, Slade Smiley was back on the housewives series this time standing beside housewife Gretchen Rossi. Gretchen had been engaged to Jeff Beizel who tragically died of cancer after the end of season four. It has been reported that Smiley lost his home in 2008 due to foreclosure, it is also stated that he owes $138,850 in unpaid child support, and even owes back taxes to the IRS. In 2009 Smiley and Rossi became engaged shortly after Smiley's car was repossessed. Many believe he is marrying Gretchen for her money. The couple's newest venture is a variety show called Keeping It Reality.