Bernadette Birk is renowned as the mother of author Bethenny Frankel. And, a decade ago, Bernadette Parisella Birk had a big fight with her daughter. The famous businesswoman discusses the broken relationship of the mother-daughter and laments moments they have spent together. But it seems like they do not wish to mend their relationship ever again.
Bernadette Birk - Husband, Daughter, Family
Bernadette Birk married the love of her life, second husband John Parisaella in 1975, followed by a divorce from her first husband, Robert Frankel. As of 2021, she resides in New York with her present husband. The brown-eyed do not have any children from her marriage with her second husband, John.
Birk was previously married to Robert Frankel, a horse competitor in 1970 after dating several years. However, the conjugal relationship between the two could not last long due to irreconcilable differences.
Having said that, Bernadette gave birth to her first child, Bethenny, on 4 November 1970. The blonde beauty raised her daughter Bethenny Frankel in New York City with her husband Robert Frankel. The actress' upbringing was troublesome with many destructions, alcohol abuse, violent fights, and eating disorders.
Bernadette Birk's Fight with Daughter Bethenny Frankel
Bethenny came to the spotlight as a contestant on the TV game show The Apprentice: Martha Stewart. As of 2021, Bethenny appears in the bravo hit reality television show, The Real Housewives of New York City.
The RHONYC cast disliked Bernadette's former husband, and she never showed interest in meeting him. In addition, the celebrity mom says she has no feelings at all for her daughter after 12 years of estrangement.
However, she confessed she would like to see granddaughter Bryn Hoppy. When the little girl asks about Bethenny's parents, she said her dad is no more, but mom still exists. Bethenny raises daughter Bryn Hoppy with ex-partner Jason Hoppy.
Bernadette Birk's Career & Net Worth
Bernadette Birk possesses a net worth of $1 million earned from her career as an interior designer. According to Payscale, she receives a salary of no less $46,629 per annum. The celebrity mom currently relishes a luxury life with her present partner John Parisalle, 77, a veteran horse trainer.
Regardless of being an experienced interior designer, Birk is not much wealthy as her daughter Bethenny who earned $70 million as a reality TV personality, entrepreneur, and author. Moreover, Bethenny generates big chunks of money from sponsorship deals and business investments.
Bernadette Birk - Quick Facts
- Bernadette belongs to a Roman Christian family.
- Bernadette is of Welsh family background.
- Former mother-in-law of Hollywood executive Peter Sussman and sales executive Jason Hoppy.
- Bernadette attended a Catholic school for primary education.
- Later, Bernadette graduate from the Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.