Dorinda Medley is an American socialite and entrepreneur who is widely known for having lent her name to numerous charities and making public appearances at various functions. She gained further popularity after appearing in several reality TV shows including Bravo’s hit series The Real Housewives of New York City (2015-2020) and Treat Yourself (2019). She founded the cashmere company named DCL Cashmere that has provided a luxurious cashmere collection, for which she had celebrity clients like .
Sandisfield, Massachusetts, United States
New York City, New York, United States
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
She has dated –
- Ralph Lynch – She married Ralph Lynch. They had a daughter named Hannah. Later on, they got divorced.
- Richard Medley (2005-2011) – She tied the knot with former power broker Richard Medley on July 27, 2005. They remained married until his tragic demise in 2011.
- John Mahdessian – She later began dating the owner of Madame Paulette, John Mahdessian.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of American descent.
- Large, expressive eyes
- Sharp features
Dorinda Medley Favorite Things
- Pastime – Cooking and feeding people, Simply spending time by herself
- Hobbies – Knitting, Flower arranging that she has claimed to be an expert at after completing a course on it in London, Traveling especially the spontaneous ones
- Dream – To live in a communal setting one day
- TV Show – that she has been obsessed with so much so that she has recorded the program to make it accompany her nap
- Has Felt The Most Happy When – She has ridden her bicycle
Dorinda Medley Facts
- She has affirmed that she was a famous aerobics teacher in the 1980s in New York City and that she had begun teaching when she had first graduated from college in order to supplement her income.
- She has disclosed that she had resided all over the world when she was married to her first husband mainly having lived in London for 10 years.
- Medley has affirmed that she used to work out with Princess Diana at the Harvard Club in London.
- She has recalled that in July 2018, she had made a firm decision to give her life a total overhaul by quitting alcohol at least for a while and by consciously making decisions that would be beneficial for her health. She got herself a trainer at Equinox Gym who trained her 4 four times per week on cardio while on the other days, she practiced yoga, and soon she lost weight and felt really good about herself.
- Dorinda has taken a full pajama-clad nap every day for 45 minutes.
- Medley has enjoyed a hamburger, french fries, and a real coke at Jimbo’s once a week.
- She has stated that while she is very creative, she is also brilliant at math.
- She has revealed that she has a ‘Snow White’ effect with animals and birds who have loved her and been drawn to her as was the case when she had got the attention of a police horse down the street.
Featured Image by Dorinda Medley / Instagram
Facts of Dorinda Medley
- full nameDorinda Medley
- weight54 kg
- height5 ft 5 in