Dorinda Medley

Dorinda Medley is a very famous TV personality, entrepreneur, and socialite. She owes her immense popularity to the famous reality show called “The Real Housewives of New York.” Dorinda is also a very successful businesswoman, and she has a cashmere company known as the DCL cashmere, which used to be loved by the late Princess Diana and is still popular among several celebrities. Dorinda is also famous for the numerous charities she has and continues to indulge in.

Well, how well do you know about Dorinda Medley? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dorinda Medley’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dorinda Medley to date.

Biography and Early Life-

Dorinda Medley was born and brought up in The Berkshires, Sandisfield, in Massachusetts. There has not been any specific information about her parents’ name and profession, but we know that she was brought up with a brother named John Medley.

However, it is known that Dorinda hails from a well-to-do family belonging to the high society where she was developed into a well-mannered socialite and a successful entrepreneur. Dorinda comes from a family who is Caucasian and has Italian as well as Polish descent.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dorinda Medley in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Dorinda Medley’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 13 December 1964. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 128 lbs in Pound and 58kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.


Dorinda Medley was brought up in the Berkshires; however, there is not very specific knowledge about her high school, but she was into fashion from a very young age. She completed her college degree from the Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster in Pennsylvania, and she graduated in the year 1986, following which she moved to New York to pursue a career in fashion. She got a job in Liz Claiborne before establishing her Cashmere brand.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

While Dorinda was an employee in the Liz Claiborne, she met her to-be husband, Ralph Lynch with whom she got married and shifted to London to establish her own Cashmere company. The couple has a daughter named Hannah Lynch, but the couple decided to call it quits after ten years of marriage. Following this, in the year 2005, Medley got married to a financier and broker named Richard H. Medley.

Still, unfortunately, after 6 years of marriage, Richard suffered from liver failure and died in 2011. Recently Dorinda is rumored to be in a relationship with the owner of Madame Paulette named John Mahdessian, which started around 2014, and they have been together since.

Is Dorinda Medley Lesbian?

Dorinda Medley was married to Ralph Lynch, following which she got married to the late Richard H Medley. So it can be confirmed that she is not a lesbian.

Professional Career-

After moving to New York, Dorinda Medley used to work in the Liz Claiborne showroom to learn more about fashion. Following this, she met her to be husband Ralph Lynch and moved to London with him. The couple contributed to several campaigns and charities and celebrities like Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Hillary Clinton, etc. Being into fashion, Medley established her Cashmere brand named DCL Cashmere, which used to be loved by Princess Diana, Joan Collins, and several popular celebrities as well as the masses.

In collaboration with the company Talent Resources, she released a line of accessories including bags, makeup, phone cases, mugs, etc., which also were very popular. After her divorce from Ralph Lynch, she sold off her company DCL Cashmere and shifted back to New York and her daughter and lived as a single mother. Being an American Socialite and entrepreneur Medley, fortunately, got into the reality show “Real Housewives of New York,” which garnered her immense popularity for herself as well as her brands.


Dorinda Medley has been a very successful entrepreneur as well as a TV personality. However, she has not been bestowed upon with any awards yet. Having said that, she had done an amazing job in creating a huge empire for herself.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dorinda Medley in 2021

Dorinda Medley is a renowned and successful entrepreneur, socialite, and Tv personality. She has done an amazing job in the show “Real Housewives of New York.” Most of her income is derived from the show “Real Housewives of New York” as well as the money she received by selling her Cashmere company DCL cashmere. She is the owner of two businesses, one in London and the other in New York. Currently, she has gathered a net worth of $25 million as of 2021.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Dorinda Medley and her ex-husband Ralph Lynch have contributed to several charities along with Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Hillary Clinton, etc.
  • Dorinda has also established her line of accessories like mugs, phone cases, bags, etc, which became very popular among the masses as well as her social circle.

Dorinda Medley is a popular TV personality from the “Real Housewives of New York,” which is a very famous show. She has created a successful business out of her hard work and always goes with a high society crowd with her. She is one of the most successful socialites in New York. As of now, she is a successful businesswoman who lives happily with her daughter as a single mother.


Facts of Dorinda Medley

  • Gender Female
  • full nameDorinda Medley
  • birthplaceBerkshires, Sandisfield, Massachusetts
  • Date of Birth December 13, 1964
  • Age 58 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$25 million
  • professionAmerican Socialite, Entrepreneur, TV personality
  • weightIn Kilograms – 58 Kg, In Pounds – 128 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 168 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolN/A

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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