Lebanese- American native Richard "Rich" Wakile is a businessman who is the owner and operator of NJ Gas Stations. He is mostly known for being the husband of Reality Television star Kathy Wakile who is a part of the renown series, The Real Housewives of New Jersey. She first appeared in the third season of the series and continued making her appearance in the following seasons as well. Alongside his wife, he has also been cast in the series.
Early Life and Education of Rich Wakile
Rich Wakile was born Richard Wakile on January 16, 1964, under the birth sign Capricorn in the United States.
Rich Wakile's Career
Rich Wakile is professionally a businessman who is the owner and operator of NJ Gas Stations. He is a renowned television star as well and has appeared in the Bravo reality show, The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
His wife Kathy Wakile is a well-known reality star who is known for her appearance in the show and earned huge fame. In the show, she is seen taking care of her kids and dealing with family feuds.
She has a jewelry line named Goddess Eye and has her own line of desserts called Dolci Della Dea or Goddess of Sweets. The show stars other reality stars like Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Joe Giudice, and Jacqueline Laurita.
Rich Wakile's Net Worth
Rich Wakile who is a businessman and reality star is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million. His main source of earning is from his business and from his NJ Gas Stations. While his wife Kathy Wakile who is a renown Reality Television star has a net worth of $5 million.
They used to live in their Wayne house which they bought for $340k in 1995 and it was put up for sale in 2015 for $800k. They live in their house in Frankin Lakes, New Jersey now which they had first purchased as an empty lot for $675k in 2013.
Rich Wakile's Personal Life
Rich Wakile is a married man who tied the knot to reality television star Kathy Wakile in 1993. They have been married for more than 25 years and are proud parents of two children. The couple has a daughter named Victoria Wakile who is their first child born in 1996 and a son named Joseph Wakile born in 1998.
Victoria is involved in social works and Joseph beside attending college, is a real estate agent as well. Since his wife is a reality star their kids too grew up in camera and in the series, she was shown taking care of her kids.
Their daughter Victoria Wakile had undergone two operations to remove the tumor from her brain in 2013. She was diagnosed with a brain tumor and after the surgery, she is recovered now. His wife and his daughter are involved and are a huge supporter of the National Brain Tumor Society. To help the people suffering from similar cases they donate a portion of their finances to the organization.
In 2015, their son Joseph got in a car accident while trying to avoid a deer and crashed into the tree but luckily nothing happened to him. He was traumatized a little but the next day he was back on the road on his four-wheeler.
As for his social media handles, he is active on Twitter where he has around 245k followers. He has a facebook page as well with $13k followers.
Here is a video of Rich Wakile and his wife Kathy Wakile talking about life with Heather Zwain.