Vicki Gunvalson net worth: Vicki Gunvalson is an independent Insurance Agent, author, and an original cast member of The Real Housewives of Orange County, and 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."
Vicki 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.
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 is a graduate of the University of Colorado, in Boulder and is working with Vicki at Coto Insurance. Her daughter, Brianna graduated from nursing school, and is currently married with two children and living in Oklahoma.
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.
Vicki went through a public divorce during the filming of RHOC from her then husband, Donn Gunvalson; the couple filed for divorce in 2010, but it did not became final until 2014. During more recent years, she has been in a sometimes controversial relationship with Brooks Ayers. Brooks is disliked by many of her fellow cast mates, but even more disliked by Vicki's daughter, Brianna Wolfsmith-Culberson.