These are the veteran players of the Real Housewives.
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Gretchen: Five seasons
The five season mark is when a Housewife is officially anointed as a veteran. Gretchen hit that benchmark, but was shown the door at the end of her fifth season.
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Heather: Five seasons
Like Gretchen, Heather's fifth season was her last. Heather has been pretty busy since she decided to leave RHOC – she launched a podcast, became a YouTuber, and entered a bitter feud with Jeff Lewis.
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Jeana: Five seasons
Yet another OC Housewife who exited the show after her fifth season – OG Housewife Jeana Keough.
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Kim: Five seasons
Kim was a full-fledged Housewife during the first five seasons of RHOBH. Since then, she's kept a consistent presence on the show as one of the "friends of the Housewives."
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Bethenny: Six seasons
We think of Bethenny as the ultimate Housewives vet, but her initial run on the show was only three seasons. After that, she returned in season seven. She might be busier than ever, but we have our fingers crossed that the B is back for good this time.
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Jacqueline: Six seasons
In season six, Jacqueline was demoted to a "friend of" role, breaking her streak. The very next year, though, she was back as a full-fledged Housewife.
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Sheree: Six seasons
Sheree was a fan-favourite during the first four seasons of RHOA, but went in hiatus for a long streak. She eventually reappeared as a friend in season 8, then reclaimed her title as a full-fledged Housewife in season 9.
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Kenya: Six seasons
Kenya has held court on RHOA since season 5. How do you think Sheree feels about having an equal tenure to Miss Moore?
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Melissa: Six seasons
Melissa wasn't around for the first two seasons of RHONJ, but she's certainly a vet. Only two other RHONJ Housewives have spent more time on the show: Jacqueline and Teresa.
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Sonja: Seven seasons
Sonja arrived midway through season 3 of RHONY, and quickly became the straw that stirs the drink; a role that has kept her on the show ever since.
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LuAnn: Eight seasons
If it weren't for her demotion during season six, LuAnn would have Ramona tied as the longest running New York Housewife.
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Cynthia: Eight seasons
Cynthia joined RHOA during season three and has held her spot in the main cast ever since.
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Teresa: Eight seasons
Teresa is a New Jersey OG and she's been at the centre of the series for eight seasons. The show was even put on hiatus when she went to jail – that's some mega Housewives power.
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Kyle: Eight seasons
Kyle is tied with LVP as the longest standing Housewife in Beverly Hills. She's been with the show since it started, and we expect she'll be on it for some time to come.
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Lisa: Eight seasons
What would RHOBH be without Lisa Vanderpump? She's a BH OG and one of the longest standing, and most loved Housewives. Long live the Queen.
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Kandi: Nine seasons
Kandi is the longest running RHOA Housewife, surpassing even Nene. She may be a reserved as far as Queens go, but she's definitely the Queen of the Real Housewives of Atlanta.
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Ramona: Nine seasons
Ramona is the only OG Housewife from New York who has yet to spend a year not holding the all-important golden apple in the opening credits. Sorry about it, Lu.
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Tamra: Ten seasons
Tamra has been a Housewife for longer than *almost* any other woman. Making the feat even more impressive: she wasn't an OG Housewife on RHOC. She joined the cast in season 3.
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Vicki Gunvalson: Twelve seasons
Vicki's the longest running Housewife ever – duh! And don't you forget it. This is her show. If you don't like it, leave.