Dorinda Medley Remembers Late Husband-Forgets Past Divorce While Moving On With Boyfriend!
Marriage is something that people often want not to break and last forever. But despite people willing to salvage their marriage from tough times, some fail to do that, and unfortunately, are compelled to separate with one another.
Why are saying all of these? It is because today we address how Manhattan socialite, entrepreneur and the star of "The Real Housewives of New York City" star, Dorinda Medley has had a couple of ex-husbands in her life, one she was divorced with and the other one sadly passed away.
But she still remembers her late husband, despite the fact that she has moved on from her divorce to have a new man in her life, who she has been dating splendidly. Today, let's shed some light on her marital relationships from the past and her current relationship.
Ex-husband & Deceased Husband:
Dorinda Medley, who is 54 in age, has been someone who has not to be anything sort of success in her career as a socialite, a real estate broker, and a TV personality, but she had her fair share of misfortunes with her marriage in the past.
Many might not know, but she was once married to a Scotsman named Ralph Lynch. She has always been adamant on not revealing any key details about her first husband, and she has not kept even traces of her relationship with her former husband.
But what we know is that she has a daughter with the man, Hannah, who she never actually talks of.
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She reportedly was married to Lynch for around ten years before eventually leading to a divorce.
But like the water under the bridge keeps going with the flow, she did too, and she found her new love in the form of Richard Medley. Richard is the former George Soros partner & hedge fund advisor.
The two met while she was selling Medley some property in New York City. The two then fell in love in literally no time and tied the holy knot of marriage on October 15, 2005.
Dorinda Medley and her late husband Richard Medley got married in 2005 (Photo Credit: nymag.com)
The couple was all loved up with one another, but the longevity of their relationship was not supported and written in the stars, as sadly, Richard passed away in 2011 following some brief illness.
After the demise of the man, her daughter became her support, and they are so very close to one another. But despite the man whom she loved not being with her anymore, she still remembers him on a number of occasions.
Furthermore, in an episode of RHONY, she shared some memories associated with her deceased husband, Richard Medley, on the fifth anniversary of his demise. Moreover, she shared a picture of her and her late husband, with Hilary Clinton.
Richard served as the Chief of Staff for the Democratic leadership and Chief Economist for the House Banking Committee in the U.S.
That is the kind of love she had and still has for the late flame.
Dorinda Medley's Current Boyfriend: Who Is She Dating?
After letting go of her first husband's memories, and being strong with the thoughts and memories of her deceased second husband, she is now dating John Mahdessian.
John is the owner of Madame Paulette, and the two are happy with one another.
Dorinda Medley poses with her beau John Mahdessian in Old Fort Bay Club on 7th January 2019 (Photo: Dorinda Medley's Instagram)
Well, he sure came as a savior in her life. After her past tragic relationships, she couldn’t trust anyone to establish a bond. Dorinda was going through a dark phase in her life where she found solace in alcohol and used to drink till four in the morning.
Even though her habit was on check after John entered her life, she still acted out occasionally in her past alcoholic ways. Her dealings with deceased second husband and alcohol were discussed in the episode of Real Housewife of New York City. In the episode, she opened up about her issue when Bethenny Frankel confronted her about her behavior.
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John and her meeting weren’t as dramatic as her hit reality show’s episode; the pair met while working. Dorinda was selling some real estate property when she met John, and the couple started dating shortly. Some criticisms have been there about the relationship between Dorinda and John, which Dorinda herself has addressed.
In an interview with bravotv.com in 2016, when she was asked as to how she deals with her friends who do not like John, she said,
"We don't, I think I really managed to draw some very strong lines in the sand this year."
She also added,
"Listen, it's a season of questioning again and giving us our two cents, but we don't really care about it. We love each other,"
She concluded as,
"The truth of the matter is, we don't need to say anything because we've been together for four years. Four years! As we know from our castmates, some of their relationships and marriages haven't lasted for four years. So I think that it's fair to say the longevity of our relationship speaks for itself."
Fair point though! It is her life, and she gets to decide who she wants to be with, not other people.
Well, the love birds didn’t pay any heed to others opinion and it worked out for them. Reality star and her beau share a beautiful relationship and flaunt their love via cute Instagram post.
Wiki-Like Bio of Dorinda Medley
Dorinda Medley is a Manhattan socialite and entrepreneur, who celebrates her birthday on the 13th of December and was born in 1964 in The Berkshires, MA.
Dorinda starred on Bravo's hit reality series "The Real Housewives of New York City," and she also has her own cashmere company named DCL Cashmere, where she befriended celebrity clients like Joan Collins and Princess Diana.
She had a career as a real estate broker as well, and her varied jobs and her involvements in several fields have helped her finances the world of good, which is evident in her net worth, that dwells around $20 million.
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