Vicki Gunvalson net worth: Vicki Gunvalson is an independent Insurance Agent, author and cast member of The Real Housewives of Orange County, who has a net worth of $7 million. Vicki Gunvalson's salary per season is $500,000. Vicki Gunvalson has accumulated her net worth through her career as owner and operator of Coto Insurance and Financial Services and has just recently expanded her business with associates in Bellevue, Washington and Atlanta. She has also written two books, entitled, "More Than a Housewife" and "Internet Life Insurance Selling Made Easy." More than a Housewife tells of Vicki's steps to becoming successful in business and reconizing the importance of marriage, family, health and an all around feeling of well being. In her book Internet Life Insurance Selling Made Easy, she explains how to have a successful career in Internet Life Insurance. She provides step by step instructions on the selling of life insurance over the phone and the web.
She has been a regular on The Real Housewives of Orange County for the full six seasons. She was born in Chicago and grew up in the suburb of Mount Prospect and later, Paletine, where she attended Fremed High School. She has three sisters, Kim, Kathy (who were adopted) and Lisa. She also has one brother, Bill. Her father was the owner of Steinmetz Acoustical Construction Company and her mother was a stay at home housewife and mom. According to Vicki, they were a very close knit family and she has plenty of fond memories of her childhood. Her father was the one that taught her financial responsibiliy,starting with her first job at Swenson's Ice Cream Shop. She then went on to work at Wendy's and then Jewel Food Stores. She's certainly come a long way since those days.
Vicki Gunvalson has appeared on other television series, as well as Real Housewives. Shows such as "Who Wants to be a Millionaire," "The Wendy Williams Show," and on "Rachel Ray," as well as, TV specials, such as, Oxygens 25iest: Celeb-U-Tots, and the A-List Awards. She is not only a businesswoman, and television personality, but she has also raised two children, from her first marriage to Michael J. Wolfsmith. Her son, Michael who is 23 and is a graduate of the University of Colorado, in Boulder and her daughter, Brianna, age 22, graduated from nursing school, and is currently employed at Orange County Hospital. She appears on The Real Housewives of Orange County with her second husband, Donn Gunvalson, but have filed for divorce in 2010.
Vicki Gunvalson has been called somewhat controlling when it comes to, not only her family, but her career as well. After working so hard to become successful, she expects everyone else to put their best foot forward at all times, and give 100%. She has said many times, "I want the power and the money, and I want them both." Vicki Gunvalson is known to be one of the most outspoken and over achiever on the OC Reality show. She is definitely a "tell it like it is" kind of woman.