Discover the gigs the RHOT Housewives had before the show – and how their husbands earned their fortunes.
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In the very first ep of RHOT, Kara unloaded her CV on the other ladies, much to their exhaustion. But here it is again: she was a fashion and beauty editor for several magazines, including Allure and Homemakers Magazine. She also did some radio, as a fashion reporter for E-Z Rock 97.3 in Toronto. More recently, Kara’s been working as a fashion blogger and doing marketing for her husband’s law firm, Alloway and Associates.
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Graham has his own law firm, Alloway and Associates, and serves as the company's founder, president and managing partner. Alloway also has a real estate arm, Agency by Alloway. If that weren’t enough, he has an investment firm that specializes in venture capital and real estate, too, Hedgewood Inc.
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Outside the show, Roxy’s main gig is a lifestyle blogger, but before that she worked in advertising at American Express. She also did a stint at a big time ad agency, Ogilvy & Mather, in the U.K.
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Roxy’s husband Raghu is the CEO of Kirarv Capital. He’s a finance guy! He also served as a general partner at a major investment firm, Rubicon Investment Group. (Read: bling, bling!)
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Grego started working at a young age as a child actor on French Canadian television. She was also in a few movies, including The Lost World.
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For Pierre, business and pleasure is a mix: he’s the president of the private members club The Spoke Club in Toronto. Prior to that, he was the owner of a handful of restaurants and nightclubs.
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Nevermind being a “corporate wife”! Ann is a big time boss in the corporate world. For more than 20 years, she's been the president and CEO of iFinance Canada, one of the largest lenders of loans for elective surgeries in Canada. If you want a loan for implants or a facelift, Ann's who you turn to. As we learned on the show, she also has a number of real estate holdings.
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Ann’s husband Stephen, meanwhile, is one of the best-known plastic surgeons in Canada. He’s also who the media turns to when they’re looking for a cosmetic surgery expert – he’s appeared everywhere from ET Canada to CTV News and Breakfast Television.
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As an entrepreneur, Jana has garnered major success with Joga – a form of yoga she created that's aimed at hardcore athletes that . She’s been tapped to train all stripes of pro athletes, from Toronto Raptors to a regular gig with the Toronto Argonauts. The Joga business is also exploding, with new studios popping up and a successful teacher training program churning out new Joga teachers all the time.
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At just 14, Joan began modelling for companies like The Bay. She then went on to work as a morning anchor for TWN and a weather reporter for CHFI. She also has her own YouTube series, Red Carpet Diary, during TIFF every year.
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Joan’s husband Donald is the CEO of the global automotive supplier Magna. He’s a pretty big deal: in 2014, he was named Canada's Outstanding CEO of the Year.