Dolores Catania is an entrepreneur and philanthropist, who is more widely known as the main cast member for ‘The Real Housewives of New Jersey’. As of 2021, Dolores Catania net worth is estimated to be $4 million.
Date of Birth
December 28, 1970
50 years old
Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Source of Wealth
Reality Television actress
Frankie Catania (Ex-husband), David Principe (Current Boyfriend
Dolores Catania was born on December 28, 1970, in Paterson, New Jersey. Raised in an Italian-Irish household, Catania’s father was a police officer and her mother was a housewife.
She pursued her Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University, with a specialization in Gambling Law. Dolores was formerly married to businessman Frank Catania who she met when she was 19 and was married to for ten years. They have two kids as a result of their relationship, daughter Gabrielle (born 1995) and son Frankie (born 1998).
She briefly made an appearance on RHONJ in 2009 but was not made an official member until years later.
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After school, Dolores was briefly employed as a corrections officer. After realizing her desire to be in medical studies and completing medical training, she began working as a surgical technician. She later went on to be a realtor for 15 years.
Dolores Catania joined ‘The Real Housewives of New Jersey’ in 2016. She quickly became a household name, with the audience having a peek into her personal life involving her two kids, ex-husband and current doctor boyfriend, David Principe.
Her relationship with Principe is a topic of discussion after she repeatedly refused to move in with him on the show. Fans quickly pointed to the fact that she shared a home with her ex-husband. Despite the turmoil and breakup speculations, Dolores and David confirmed they’re still a couple as of February 2020.
Dolores owns several fitness enterprises with her ex Frankie Catania. One of her gyms is the Powerhouse Gym of Oldbridge, New Jersey. She is also an active philanthropist for multiple charities across the United States. One of the organizations she has mentioned on her social media posts is Roots and Wings, which provides resources for young adults who come out of foster care. She occasionally shares organizations she donates too and what they’re doing for communities
Dolores Catania Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Dolores stands 5 ft 7 inches or 168 cm tall and her body weight is 137 lb or 62 kg. Her Body Measurements are 35-24-35 inches. Likewise, Dolores has brown/blonde hair and dark brown eyes.
Dolores Catania Net Worth
According to numerous reports, Dolores has a current net worth of $4 million. Her success as a reality TV personality, as well as her businesses and philanthropy, have contributed to her comfortable lifestyle and salary.
She is rumored to make a whopping $30,000 an episode for RHONJ. This makes the 49-year-old one of the highest-paid stars of the show.
Dolores’ previous jobs as a surgeon and realtor also may have contributed to the accumulation of her wealth. The average yearly salary of a surgeon is $400,000, and for a realtor, it is about $40,000.
With brand deals and appearances a byproduct of her TV stardom, she can expect to gain even more in her bank.