Lauri Waring Peterson net worth: Lauri Waring Peterson is an American reality television star who has a net worth of $20 million. Lauri Waring Peterson acquired that wealth through appearances on The Real Housewives of Orange County, as well as her marriage to a successful California real estate developer George Peterson. Lauri lives in San Juan Capistrano, California. Lauri Waring Peterson, was one of the original "The Real Housewives of Orange County" cast members. The popular Bravo reality show is currently in its 8th season. Ms. Peterson appeared in the first four seasons. She has been divorced multiple times, and when the first season of the series started, she was in the process of divorcing her then-current husband. She and her children moved out of their home into a smaller place, and she began working for another cast member in her real estate office. By the second season of the show, she had found love with a wealthy land developer, and they were subsequently married. She slowly separated from the other "Housewives" over the next few seasons, and ultimately decidedly to leave the show to focus on her family. She recently returned to the series for Season 8, and is now credited as Lauri Peterson only.