How much are the Real Housewives paid per episode? I get the feeling that they couldn't afford the lifestyle they portray if it weren't for the salary and perks provided by Bravo.
—David N. via the Answer B!tch inbox
As hard up as some of the ladies appear to be—what with NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak-Biermann of The Real Housewives of Atlanta apparently demanding more cash for electric bills, clothes and such—overall, weep not. For the Real Housewives of Anywhere.
According to my sources, there are some seriously pitiful reality show paychecks out there, but the ones given to the Housewives aren't among them.
Check out the numbers: