Back in 2004, pop culture met Kristin Cavallari as a high school junior on the MTV reality series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. Although she is unfairly positioned as something of a “villain” on both Laguna and The Hills, Cavallari always kept it real, which is why so many of her fans still love her today.
After two seasons of Laguna Beach and one and a half seasons of The Hills, Kristin Cavallari turned to a career in hosting and acting. But she found her greatest success as a television personality and businesswoman when she joined forces with E! and launched her successful brand, Uncommon James.
You won’t see much of Cavallari on reality TV these days, but you can listen to her recount her teenage years with high school ex-boyfriend Stephen Colletti on Dear Media’s Back to the beach podcast. Just in time, the first two seasons of Laguna Beach goes on Netflix in November 2022, and fans will be wondering what Kristin Cavallari is doing now.
What is Kristin Cavallari’s estimated net worth?
For her work as a television personality, fashion designer, author and business owner, Kristin Cavallari has amassed an estimated net worth of around $30 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Cavallari worked as a correspondent for the E! Awards Show Network, and she also had her own reality series, Many Cavallari, on the network for three seasons.
The previous one Laguna Beach star also launched her jewelry, home decor and beauty line Uncommon James in 2017, which has since spawned three stores in Nashville, Chicago and Dallas and the children’s clothing line Little James. Cavallari also wrote the lifestyle guide/memoir Balancing in heels and three cookbooks: True Roots, True Comfort, and Really Simple (the latter will be released in April 2023).
How much money does Kristin Cavallari make from social media and gigs?
Currently, Kristin Cavallari mostly uses her Instagram account to promote her own brands and work. She regularly shows off the latest Uncommon James collection and shares photos from her cookbook. That said, how much Cavallari earns from sponsored social media posts is not known. However, Cavallari’s public appearance fee for certain events is estimated at around $20-25,000.
When Kristin Cavallari was 25, she had her first child with Jay Cutler
Kristin Cavallari started dating Jay Culter in 2010, and in 2012, when The Hills star was 25 years old, they welcomed their first child, a boy named Camden. The couple married in 2013 and had two more children together, a son named Jaxon in 2014 and a daughter named Saylor in 2015. She was the first member of The Hills thrown to become a mother.
Kristin Cavallari has 4.5 million Instagram followers
With 4.5 million Instagram followers and growing, Cavallari is the second most followed cast member The Hills. She trails Lauren Conrad’s own 5.9 million followers.
Before starring in The Hills, Kristin Cavallari started working as an actress
After departure Laguna Beach after its second season, Cavallari pursued a career as an actress. She did in an episode of Veronica Mars in 2006 as well as an episode each of CSI: NY in 2008 and The Middle in 2011. Cavallari also appeared in the movies Fingerprints, Cheerleader Camp, Green Flash, Spring Breakdown, Wild Cherry, and National Lampoon’s Van Wilder: Freshman Year.
Kristin Cavallari’s ex-husband Jay Cutler played football for the Chicago Bears
As previously mentioned, Cavallari started dating football player Jay Cutler in 2010, not long after The Hills ending in 2009. Cutler is best known as the quarterback of the Chicago Bears, though he also played for the Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins for a limited time.
The couple got engaged in 2011 but split a few months later, before reconciling at the end of the year and announcing Cavallari’s pregnancy in 2012. They married in 2014 and filed for divorce in 2020 , which finalized the split in 2022.
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