Get To Know The New Cast Members of ‘The Real Housewives Of New York’!

14 seasons after its debut, The Real Housewives of New York announced an entirely new cast made up of six women who fans will follow as they juggle their careers, personal lives, and friendships with one another. Let’s get to know the newest housewives of the Big Apple!

The Real Housewives of New York returned for its 14th season – with a brand new cast! The six newest additions to the franchise are a diverse group who are all impressive businesswomen in their own right. Including Jenna Lyons, Brynn Whitfield, Sai De Silva, Ubah Hassan, Erin Lichy, and Jessel Taank, these ladies offer new and interesting perspectives that are already a hit amongst Bravo fans! Let’s get to know the cast of RHONY and a look at their taglines this season!


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Jenna Lyons


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Tagline: “My lashes may be fake, but I definitely keep it real.”

Bravo fans may recognize this housewife from HBO Max show Stylish with Jenna Lyons and as former J. Crew President and head designer for the brand. Lyons attended Parsons School of Design and went on to work for J. Crew for 26 years, stepping down in 2017 to focus on her other passions. She is currently CEO of LoveSeen, a cruelty-free fake lash company. Lyons is notably the first openly gay housewife of the New York franchise. She is not currently married but is the proud mother to 16-year-old son Beckett from her previous marriage to Vincent Mazeau. Lyons is proving to be a fan-favorite already due to her impeccable style and quirky personality.

Brynn Whitefield

Tagline: “I love to laugh, but make me mad and I’ll date your dad.”

Originally from the Midwest and a Purdue University graduate, Brynn Whitfield moved to New York where she has built a life as a PR expert and socialite. This currently single cast member has referred to herself as a “trophy wife in training” according to Bravo’s website. She is already proving to be an interesting one to watch amongst fans after stirring the pot in the season premiere.

Sai De Silva


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Tagline: “In New York there’s a lot of bad apples, but I’m the baddest of the bunch.”

Born in Los Angeles but a Brooklyn native since she was 2 years old, Sai De Silva is a digital creator with a love for fashion and blogging. She has had partnerships with a number of luxury brands, like Fendi and Dior. Currently, De Silva runs a blog called Scout The City that ranges from a number of topics like fashion and lifestyle advice to healthy recipes. De Silva is a mom to daughter London Scout and son Rio Dash and loyal wife to husband David Craig since 2009, who keeps out of the public eye.

Ubah Hassan


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Tagline: “The secret ingredient? Darling, it’s me.”

Ubah Hassan is a Somali model, businesswoman, and philanthropist. Her successful hot sauce brand UBAH HOT has been featured in Vogue and Oprah Daily. Hassan’s modeling portfolio includes campaigns for Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs, and Gucci among others. This new housewife is single and already proving to be a favorite amongst fans for her fun and vibrant personality.

Erin Lichy


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Tagline: “I’m a true New Yorker. The only bull I’ll take is by the horns.”

Manhattan-born and raised Erin Lichy wears many hats as a real estate agent and interior designer and is now adding housewife to the list! Lichy founded an interior design firm called Homegirl that focuses on renovations and house-flipping. Married to her lawyer husband of 10 years Abraham Lichy, the couple are parents to Levi, Layla, and Elijah.

Jessel Taank


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Tagline: “I always bring the flavor. It’s not my fault you don’t have any taste.”

A London native who moved to the city to chase the American Dream, Jessel Taank has worked for the likes of Conde Nast, Celine, and Michael Kors among other notable brands throughout her career as a fashion publicist and brand consultant. Taank is the first Indian housewife of the RHONY franchise’s history. Her current job consists of running The Know, a boutique agency that consults up-and-coming brands, and launching her new company Oushq, which focuses on making South East Asian fashion more accessible in the US market. Aside from her entrepreneurial achievements, she is married to Pavit Randhawa and mother to twins Kai and Rio.

For new episodes of The Real Housewives of New York tune into Bravo Sundays at 9 p.m. ET and stream the next day on Peacock!

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Emma Celentano

Emma Celentano is a senior at the University of South Carolina majoring in public relations with a minor in film and media studies. She is an intern at Afterbuzz TV and Heal Squad with Maria Menounos and hopes to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.