Peaches & Green: The Business Ventures & Side Hustles of the Real Housewives of Atlanta

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Phaedra Parks: Attorney/Mortician

One minute, Phaedra Parks is a self-proclaimed “Boughetto” entertainment attorney, and then – abra cadaver– she’s a mortician! Parks raised eyebrows last season with her foray into the funeral business and quest to become a certified mortician. Parks smartly approached Atlanta’s famed funeral director, Willie A. Watkins for assistance in learning all about the urn-ing potential of this recession-proof industry.


Cynthia Bailey: Model/Investor/Agency Owner

Much of the tension portrayed in Cynthia’s relationship with husband Peter in season three centered around her financial backing of  his failed business venture, Uptown Supper Club. But season four showed Bailey back on her feet when she started up the Bailey Agency School of Fashion in Atlanta. Hopefully having a televised modeling agency won’t inspire her to act like the biggest Dickinson of all-time, Janice.


Sherée Whitfield: Fashion Designer/Actress

Now a former cast member, Whitfield became infamous for failed “fashionspirations” after the launch of her fashion line, “She by Sheree” was noticeably lacking in one thing: fashions. Since the sample designs weren’t up to her standards, Sheree decided to opt for blown-up photos of the clothes instead. Subsequent seasons showed Whitfield trying her hand at acting; however she’s announced plans to revamp “She by Sheree” as an athletic line since her departure from Housewives. No word on whether she’ll continue to pursue a singing career after her catchphrase was remixed and she tried to drop a single. Either way, we’re sure she’ll be fine, as her net worth last year was $250,000.

Which Atlanta Housewives business venture has the biggest earning potential? Which ones are gon’ get checked?

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