Dorinda Medley is an American entrepreneur and reality television personality. Dorinda Medley is known for appearing on Bravo’s hit reality series The Real Housewives of New York City.

Early life

On December 13, 1964, Dorinda Medley was born in Berkshires, Sandisfield, Massachusetts, United States. As of now, her age is 57 years old. Medley’s birth sign is Sagittarius. According to the nationality, Dorinda is an American and belongs to the ethnicity.

Moreover, Medley is a Christian. She was born to John Medley (father) and Diane Medley (mother). She has 2 siblings John Medley Jr. and Melinda Handlowich. Dorinda has spent her whole childhood with her siblings. There is no information about Dorinda’s school. But, in 1986 she graduated from the Franklin & Marshall College.

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Caption: Dorinda Medley in her childhood photo. Source(Instagram)

Dorinda Medley – Career

After finishing Dorinda Medley’s college she moved to New York. Medley started working in the showrooms at Liz Claiborne. Later, Medley moved to London with her first husband. She was highly graduated so she did not have any difficulties regarding jobs.

Dorinda started her own cashmere company, DCL Cashmere. Soon Dorinda established herself as an independent millionaire entrepreneur.  Unfortunately, she got a divorce from her husband due to personal issues. Then, Dorinda moved to New York with her daughter.

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Caption: Dorinda Medley during her photoshoot. Source(Instagram)

In 2005, she married Richard H. Medley. He is a former Washington power broker and financier. Moreover, he was also a speechwriter for the congresswoman and vice-presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro. Additionally, she started working with her husband on fundraising for causes. In 2015, Dorinda Medley rose to fame unexpectedly.  She made her appearance in a reality television show The Real Housewives of NYC.

It was one of the hit reality shows which has been a turning point in her career. After that, the people started recognizing Dorinda. Moreover, she is also a philanthropist. She has worked alongside Desmond Tutu, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Hillary Clinton. Dorinda has also appeared as a guest in shows like Hollywood Today Live, and Fablife. Additionally, she has appeared in The Wendy Williams Shows and Watch What Happens. Moreover, she has launched her line of accessories Talent Resources.

Dorinda Medley – Net Worth 2023

Dorinda Medley has established herself as an independent entrepreneur. She has also been famous for hit TV reality shows. Therefore, Dorinda has been earning a huge amount of money throughout her career. Medley’s estimated net worth is $20 million. Medley has been living a lavish life. Moreover, the popular personality doesn’t seem to be involved in brand endorsement activities. However, she will surely be working as a brand ambassador for top brands in the coming days.

Dorinda Medley – Personal life

Dorinda has been married twice in her life. She met her first husband in New York. During the time she was working at Liz Claiborne. After some time, she married Ralph Lynch. The couple was blessed with a daughter named Hannah Lynch. The couple divorced after 10 years of marriage. According to the sources, the reason was due to personal issues. After her divorce, she met Richard H. Medley. He is the chief executive of RHM Global.

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Caption: Dorinda with her late husband Richard. Source(Instagram)

Dorinda married her boyfriend in 2005. Richard had 2 kinds named Aidan Medley and Paige Medley from past relations. Additionally, Dorinda and Richard had no children together. On November 16, 2011, Richard died due to liver failure. After his death, Dorinda did not marry again. According to the sources, she was in a relationship with John Mahdessian. Currently, Dorinda is single as per the sources.


In the decades of her career, Dorinda has not been in any controversies yet. Nor, any rumors about Dorinda has been raised. Medley has been perfectly maintaining her professional and personal life. It seems like Dorinda does not want any negativity in her life. And, she wants to make her fans happy through her work.

Body measurement

Dorinda is very beautiful and pretty. Medley stands 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) tall. Moreover, she weighs around 60 kg (132 lbs). Whereas, Dorinda wears the shoe size of 6 US. Dorinda has blonde hair color and blue eye color. The other information about Medley’s body structure is not revealed yet.

Social media

Dorinda has been active in different social media accounts. She has her self-titled Instagram account with 1 million followers. In her Facebook account, she has gained 239k followers. Moreover, She joined Twitter in November 2014 with the account name @DorindaMedley. Currently, she has 277.7k followers.