Vicki Gunvalson

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Vicki Gunvalson
Vicki Gunvalson 2009 cropped.jpg
Vicki Gunvalson in 2009
Born Victoria Steinmetz
(1962-03-27) March 27, 1962 (age 55)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Occupation Television personality, Entrepreneur [1]
Known for The Real Housewives of Orange County
  • Michael J. Wolfsmith
    (m. 1982; div. 1991)
  • Donn Gunvalson
    (m. 1994; div. 2014)
Children 2

Victoria "Vicki" Gunvalson (née Steinmetz; formerly Wolfsmith) (born March 27, 1962) is an American reality television personality and businesswoman, who is best known for her starring role as a "housewife" in the Bravo reality television series The Real Housewives of Orange County since its first season.[2][3] She is also the founder of Coto Insurance.

Personal life[edit]

Victoria Gunvalson was born March 27, 1962 and is one of five children. Her father owned a construction company and her mother was a housewife.[1] She married her first husband Michael J. Wolfsmith at the age of 21 and they both had two kids.[4] Her first child was born in 1985 and the second child was born in 1986.[5] At the age of 29, she later divorced and had a part-time job at her father's construction company.[1]

In 1991, after her father's death from Alzheimer's disease, she joined the health insurance business.[6]

In 1994, she married Donn Gunvalson and founded Coto Insurance and Financial Services, after she regained her insurance license in California.[1][4]

Television credits[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Meet Vicky". Vicky Gunvalson website. 
  2. ^ "Vicki Gunvalson – Biography". Bravo Media. NBCUniversal. Retrieved September 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ Ravitz, Justin (April 4, 2012). "Vicki Gunvalson: Why I've Never Been Fired from Real Housewives of Orange County". Us Weekly. Wenner Media. Retrieved September 18, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Bravolebrity Bio: Vicki Gunvalson". Bravo TV. .
  5. ^ "Vicki Gunvalson - Biography". IMDb. 
  6. ^ "Vicki Gunvalson". Coto Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. 

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