‘Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’: How Many Cast Members Are Mormon?

by Jeremy Spirogis
(L-R) Whitney Rose, Meredith Marks, Mary Cosby, Heather Gay laughing, holding drinks

Out of all of the profitable actuality tv franchises on the air, the Real Housewives collection of exhibits is likely one of the hottest. Featured on the Bravo community and helmed by popular culture persona Andy Cohen, the Real Housewives franchise could be very profitable, and though every present goes by means of quite a few modifications over the course of the collection run, followers prove in droves to observe, 12 months after 12 months. In latest days, the newest addition to the franchise launched, and it’s already making headlines. 

(L-R) Whitney Rose, Meredith Marks, Mary Cosby, Heather Gay laughing, holding drinks
(L-R) Whitney Rose, Meredith Marks, Mary Cosby, Heather Gay | Dan Boczarski/Getty Images

The ‘Real Housewives’ franchise has many particular person exhibits

Reality tv was nonetheless in its relative infancy when The Real Housewives of Orange County premiered in 2006. The present adopted the every day lives of a number of prosperous girls within the Orange County, California, space. While the present did have many critics, a few of whom slammed the collection for being too vapid and materialistic, many extra viewers tuned in, desirous to benefit from the drama, romance, and flashy way of life trappings.

The unique collection rapidly led to a number of spinoffs, together with The Real Housewives of Atlanta, The Real Housewives of New York, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and lots of extra. There are even numerous worldwide variations of some exhibits, podcasts that debate the ladies and conditions featured on the exhibits, and many Real Housewives-centric tales written and revealed weekly. 

‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ is Bravo’s in style new present

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The Real Housewives franchise is displaying no indicators of slowing down, with the latest debut of a brand-new addition to the franchise — The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City. Andy Cohen revealed why Salt Lake City was chosen in a late 2019 interview, stating that “we’ve always tried to choose cities that have completely unique personalities. And we also tried to throw a little curveball now and then, pick somewhere that you maybe weren’t expecting.”

Cohen additionally talked about how the situation is understood for a vibrant Mormon presence: “You didn’t see it coming but I have to tell you, in Utah, you have the majesty of the mountains, the Mormon religion, an exclusive community of people who have very successful businesses who live in their own universe. It is gorgeous and I think you’re going to be really surprised and intrigued by the group of women we’ve found.”

How most of the housewives on ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ are Mormon?

The girls featured on The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City are a various group. The essential solid, launched on the mid-November premiere of the present, contains Mary Cosby, Meredith Marks, Whitney Rose, Lisa Barlow, Heather Gay, and Jen Shah. Interestingly sufficient, though Andy Cohen pointed to the Mormon faith as one of many touchstones of the brand new collection, not all of the featured housewives are Mormon. A latest report broke down every star’s spiritual choice, revealing which of the housewives are working towards Mormons and which of them observe a distinct faith.

According to PageSix, New York-born Lisa Barlow is a working towards Mormon, and considers herself to be “Mormon 2.0.” Mary Cosby, then again, who has induced some controversy as a result of her marriage to her step-grandfather, is Pentecostal. Heather Gay was married to a high-ranking Mormon church member, however lately, has considerably distanced herself from the church. These days, she considers herself a “good Mormon gone bad.” Meredith Marks, a star jewellery designer, is Jewish, whereas Whitney Rose is descended from “Mormon royalty,” however left the church after having a high-profile affair together with her boss. Finally, trendy Jen Shah was once Mormon — however transformed to Islam after discovering that she had some points with Mormon coverage. 

Ultimately, whereas not all of the housewives are Mormon as a viewer would possibly anticipate from a present set in Utah, all of them convey the drama and are sure to maintain followers glued to their screens for months to come back. 

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