Gretchen Rossi net worth: Gretchen Rossi is a former real estate agent and a cast member on the realty TV series The Real Housewives of Orange County who has a net worth of $3 million. Gretchen Rossi's salary per season is $300,000. Gretchen Rossi has earned her net worth through her career in real estate, and as a cast member on the Real Housewives of Orange County. She joined the cast in the fourth season and also appears in seasons five and six. She was born in Michigan, and grew up in La Cresenta, California. After attending Baylor University in Dallas, Texas and majored in Psychiatry. After college, Gretchen Rossi went into the real estate business for a while, but had to give it up to take care of her fiance, Jeff Beitzel, (engineer and businessman) who was suffering with lukemia. After his death, it was suggested that Jeff Beitzel had left Gretchen $2.5 million. It has also been noted that some of Jeff's ex-wives are not very pleased with his generosity, when it comes to Gretchen.
His ex-wife, Sharon has claimed that Jeff had every intention of breaking it off with Gretchen, if he survived, and that Jeff knew for sure that Gretchen had been cheating on him. Sharon has called Gretchen a manipulative gold digger. It's rumored that she and Jay Photoglou have been having an affair, but Gretchen says that's not the way it is. She claims that Jay is a stalker, and the two have been battling it out in courtrooms for about two years now. Even though Gretchen claims Jay won't leave her alone, it was revealed on an episode of Real Housewives that she invited him along on a little vacation, while still engaged to Jeff Beitzel. As of the latest news on Gretchen's dating schedule, she has apparently been linked with the so called Deadbeat Dad, Slade Smiley. This is causing a lot of explosive drama on the Real Housewives reality show. She and Tamra seem to be having an ongoing, mudslinging battle over each others relationships. Sounds like the cat claws are out, and they're not afraid to use them.
Gretchen has increased her popularity through her many public appearances, from wearing her daisy dukes to Dodger Stadium for Dodger Day, to her nude photo scandal, as well as appearing in films, such as, 2011 New Now Next Awards, Fox Reality Really Awards, A-List Awards, and the Real Housewives Confess:A Watch What Happens Special TV movie. She also appeared on the series, Who Wants to be a Millionaire and Gumball 3000. And let us not forget all the controversy over her love life and courtroom battles. Gretchen Rossi has also created her own line of cosmetics, and handbags and has been involved in charity work for the leukemia and lymphoma society.
It's been said that Gretchen Rossi is planning to launch her own music career in the near future, and has already released a single called "Revelation," in Costa Mesa at a gay nightclub, and has appeared in a music video with Slade Smiley's ex-fiance. She was once married to Chris Rossi, which ended in divorce in 2007.