Bethenny Frankel is a businesswoman ahead of the curve, who has always identified and capitalized on business opportunities, from becoming a natural food's chef and marketing Bethenny Bakes, her healthy baked goods to selling "Princess Pashminas" at house parties, and ultimately creating the low-calorie cocktail category, with the launch of Skinnygirl Cocktails.
the runner up on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart led her to Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City, followed by the spin-off series, Bethenny Getting Married? and Bethenny Ever After... Viewers were captivated by her wit, wisdom and humor as they followed her personal life becoming a mother and her professional journey creating her Skinnygirl empire, leading to her being named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities by Forbes magazine. She brought her distinct voice and candid point of view to Bethenny, her nationally syndicated daytime talk program. Most recently, Bethenny joined ABC-TV's Shark Tank as a guest shark.
A true entrepreneur, to further build Skinnygirl Cocktails, Bethenny partnered with Beam Suntory in 2011 to grow the portfolio to include wines, flavored vodkas, and ready-to-drink cocktails. Since the launch of Skinnygirl Cocktails, she has expanded the Skinnygirl brand into a global lifestyle empire, featuring products for women that offer practical and stylish solutions to everyday problems. With the arrival of the Skinnygirl Jeanswear collection, fully embracing the Skinnygirl mission of female empowerment, we can all proudly display our inner Skinnygirl. Some of the many other Skinnygirl products include non-alcoholic beverages, microwave popcorn, candy, salad dressings, coffee, tea, liquid sweeteners, water enhancers, and shapewear.