RHONY’s Kelly Bensimon Open to Real Estate Reality Show


Kelly Killoren Bensimon
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Selling New York City Kelly Killoren BensimonAlthough she may have ended her life as a Housewife, she is open to the possibility of returning to reality television one day.

“I’d love to celebrate any show that highlights the world of real estate,” the Real Housewives of New York City54-year-old alum exclusively told Us WeeklyOn Tuesday, August 30, she joked that her busy schedule would provide ample material for the project. “I’m a multi-hyphenate — mama-bear of two girls, queen of clean, hunter for the chicest new interiors … I actively work for Foodbank For New York City with my girls. … I’m a real estate broker. My life is a reality TV show. You can’t make this up.”

Bensimon, who appeared on Bravo from 2009 to 2011, moved into luxury real estate in 2018. The former model explained that while the career change may seem surprising to some, it felt like the right next step. “I have been prepared for high-end [and]Luxury clients [since] way before I did Housewives,” Benismon told Use. “I had been in the luxury sector during my modeling days, had worked with ELLEmagazine and published luxury lifestyle books. It has been a natural and seamless segue.”

She continued: “I consider myself an arbiter of luxury, architecture and interior design. I consider luxury real estate a natural progression. … It’s a convergence of everything I love to do.”

Bensimon was fascinated with design and properties even before she got her real estate license. “I built and sold my own home,” she explained. “I’ve written seven books on style and lifestyle, [including]One for the Metropolitan Museum of Art A Dangerous Age, [which is] all about the art world for Simon and Schuster.”

All of those previous experiences set the entrepreneur up for success at the Douglas Elliman Firm, where she works with a “dynamic and exceptional” team of brokers. “I was Rookie of the Year 2021 for selling the number one deal downtown during the pandemic for $41 million,” Bensimon told Use. “Currently, the total of global listings I have is over $274 million. I am grateful to be a partner with the most fascinating clients [and] sell the most unbelievable properties.”

Bensimon has not seen everything change since her passing. RHONY days. Fans of her famous traffic run will be happy to know that she is now available for purchase. American StyleThe author is still as committed to fitness and health as ever. “I treat my body like a professional athlete,” she revealed. “I train like a professional athlete. I eat mindfully and conscious. I have to keep up with the Knicks and the Rangers at MSG!”

She does still make time to unwind, though, adding: “I can’t drink beer every day, but somedays, I relax and treat myself.”