Dorinda Medley is an American entrepreneur and television personality best known as one of the cast members of the reality series The Real Housewives of New York City, joining the cast in Season 7.
Dorinda was born in the Berkshires and, after graduating college, got her start in the New York City showrooms at Liz Claiborne.
She moved to London to be with her first husband and started her own cashmere company, DCL Cashmere, with many high-profile London clients like Princess Diana and Joan Collins.
After almost 10 years in London, she got a divorce, sold her company, and moved to New York City with her daughter, Hannah, to figure out life in the city as a single mom.
In 2005, Dorinda met and married Richard Medley, and together they worked on fund-raising for causes with the likes of Desmond Tutu, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Hilary Clinton.