Karen Huger, born on May 3, 1963, rose to become a reality star when she began starring as the main cast member on a popular reality T.V. show in 2016. She has been part of the show for all six seasons so far. She ventured into the fashion and beauty business industry and opened her boutique. She also supports many charities. Join us as we celebrate this beautiful reality star’s birthday, right here!
Karen Wooden Huger
May 3, 1963
Karen Huger is a celebrated name in the business and reality T.V. industry. She is an expert in multiple aspects as well. The businesswoman was born on May 3, 1963, in Surry County, Virginia. Her zodiac sign is Taurus and her ethnicity is African-American. Her parents were Georgina Raines Wooden and Benjamin B. Wooden Jr.
Huger was a stay-at-home mother until she was cast in Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Potomac” (2016 – ), popularly called the “R.H.O.P.” The reality show focused on the personal and professional lives of women whose homes were situated in Potomac, Maryland. The show instantly catapulted her to fame, and around 2017, she launched Ikon Enterprises, which is a beauty company specializing in hair, fragrances, fashion, and makeup. In 2018, she released her perfume line, La Dame, which sells in Bloomingdales, H.S.L., and on the La Dame website. She also expanded the business to candle making, introducing a three-wick candle in 2021. Huger has also been called the Grande Dame of the Potomac. In 2022, a spin-off of R.H.O.P. was announced, which will mainly show the star’s family roots and their lives. Huger is the first cast member from the original reality show to get a spin-off. The two-parter, titled “The Real Housewives of Potomac: Karen’s Grande Dame Reunion” airs on Bravo on Sundays. Huger is the ambassador of Promoting Awareness Victim Empowerment (P.A.V.E.) and the Alzheimer’s Association. She is a strong public speaker and uses her ability to empower women and help bring a positive change.
The reality star is currently married to Raymond Huger. They were married in 1996. They have two children, Brandon and Rayvin Huger.
The star starts appearing on “The Real Housewives of Potomac,” which chronicles the lives of women in the Potomac area of Maryland.
The venture, called Ikon Enterprises, specializes in hair, fragrances, fashion, and makeup.
The perfume line, called La Dame, sells in Bloomingdales, H.S.L., and on the company website.
Huger announces a new expansion for the line: three-wick candles and a home fragrance set.
A spin-off to R.H.O.P. is announced, titled “The Real Housewives of Potomac: Karen’s Grande Dame Reunion,” which focuses on Huger’s family roots.
Why We Love Karen Huger
She knows the meaning of hard work
Huger grew up watching her father succeeding through sheer hard work, and decided that’s what she wanted to do. She also persevered and rose to fame by working for it.
Huger is a pillar in the face of adversity
She has faced many problems in her life, both personally and professionally. She fought back and solved her problems, winning in life. She has a winner’s attitude.
She knows her roots
Huger grew up as a farm girl, and she has attributed a lot of her success to it. She respects her home, and part of the reason she agreed to the R.H.O.P. spin-off was that she wanted her family to know about and understand it too.
5 Surprising Facts
Her family farm is very old
Huger grew up on her family farm in Virginia which has belonged to them for more than 100 years!
Her husband is very rich
Huger’s better half, Raymond Huger has been the founder and C.E.O. of Paradigm Solutions International for 31 years.
She once ran into tax problems
The reality star’s husband ran into tax problems sometime in 2017, and it was revealed he owed $1.5 million; they bounced back strongly, nevertheless.
Both her parents had Alzheimer's
Huger’s parents both suffered from Alzheimer's before passing away; it is one of the reasons she advocates support for people who have the disease.
She was in a music video
In 2021, Huger, with her R.H.O.P. castmates appeared in a music video titled "Candiace: Drive Back," it got 178 thousand views on youtube.
Karen Huger FAQs
What is her and her husband's age?
The couple has a 17-year age difference; she will turn 59 in May 2022 while he will turn 76 years old.
Did Huger get a nose job?
Yes, Huger revealed that she got new procedure injections on her nose but it was partly because of breathing problems.
Who is the richest housewife on Potomac?
Huger is the richest housewife on “The Real Housewives of Potomac,” with a net worth of $10 million.
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