First Episode: TV personality, fitness guru and gym owner, Tamra Judge made her first appearance in the Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3, Episode 1, “Behind the Orange Curtain” on Nov. 6, 2007. She has been starring in the Bravo show for 12 years, quickly becoming an undisputed star of RHOC.
Now: Tamra Judge arriving at Jerry O’ in 2019.
But being one of the most recognizable faces of the show didn’t help Judge to remain a full-time cast member. Before production for season 15 began, Judge was in the same situation as her RHOC co-star and pal, Vicki Gunvalson, in that she was to be given a part-time role in the series. Like Gunvalson, Judge felt left out and decided to exit the show in February, this year.
First Episode: In 2008, Real Housewives fans were first introduced to Kim Zolciak, mother of two, in Real Housewives of Atlanta, Season 1, Episode 1, “Welcome One, Welcome ATL”, which aired on Oct. 7, 2008. Zolciak quickly became a fan-favorite and one of Georgia’s most famous reality stars.
Now: Although she was a full-time cast member for five seasons, Kim unexpectedly decided to exit the show mid-season in 2012, after various disputes and altercations with the Bravo the cast and producers. Since then, she has made several guest appearances throughout season 9. This is her arriving at Watch What Happens Live in 2018.