'RHOP' Season 6 Full Cast List: Meet Karen Huger, Mia Thornton and rest of the Bravo stars
The Potomac ladies are back with Season 6 of 'Real Housewives of Potomac'. The upcoming season will feature some interesting shift in the dynamics amongst the housewives.
One of the major plotlines of Season 5 of 'RHOP' was the explosive fight between Candiace Dillard Bassett and Monique Samuels. The duo's fight led to a divide amongst the ladies. While Karen Huger and Ashley Darby took Monique's side, the remaining housewives sided with Candiace. If you thought Monique's exit would put an end to Candiace's constant fights with her co-stars, then you couldn't be more wrong. The upcoming season will see Candiace locking horns with new housewife Mia Thornton. Read on to know all about the fabulous ladies who will be entertaining us with some juicy drama and petty catfights.
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Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Candiace Dillard Bassett, and Dr Wendy Osefo will be returning for the new season of 'RHOP'. New housewife Mia Thornton joins the ladies with a boss mentality and is letting them know that, on her end, respect is earned, not given. Askale Davis too joins the cast as the newest friend of the housewives.
Gizelle is no stranger to the high life. Raised by very prominent and powerful parents, Gizelle followed their path by working in government and philanthropy. After graduating from Hampton University, she moved to Baltimore, where she married megachurch pastor/activist Jamal Bryant. But when the marriage ended seven years later, this housewife moved back to her old stomping grounds of Potomac for a fresh start with her three girls. The previous season featured Gizelle and Jamal trying to rekindle their relationship, but it looks like things didn't work out between the duo. Her bio states, "While Gizelle Bryant’s west wing dreams finally come true, the wings of love start to unravel with her ex-husband, Jamal, and she tries to focus on building a happy home with her children."
Karen grew up in Virginia on a large family farm that has been in her family for more than 100 years. she witnessed her father succeeding through hard work and perseverance, and she took her strong family values and followed her heart, living life to the fullest while achieving many successes. She attended the University of Virginia. She is applying her entrepreneurial spirit in various beauty, fashion, and lifestyle ventures, and she reigns supreme as The Grande Dame of Potomac. The Grand Dame is looking forward to celebrating a huge milestone in her marriage with her husband Ray. But the pandemic and her husband might turn the housewife's plans upside down.
Ashley Darby has come very far since her days of working as a bartender. The former Miss District of Columbia married Michael darby after four years of dating and they have an age difference of 29 years between them. The housewife is expanding her family with Baby Darby 2.0. She is happier than she has ever been, but fear of the postpartum depression and relationship issues with Michael that she fought hard to overcome after giving birth to Dean threaten her joy.
Candiace Dillard Bassett is a sassy and savvy former Miss United States born in Biloxi, Mississippi. She grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, with her Air Force physician parents and siblings, Chris and Crystal. At an early age, Candiace learned what excellence looked like from observing her parents, who worked in different facets of the medical field. A graduate of Howard University, she served a tenure in the White House Offices of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, where she liaised between the White House and the African American community for President Barack Obama. The upcoming season will feature the housewife returning to school for her master’s degree, working on her album, and pursuing acting. Her husband, Chris, has stepped in as her “husbanger” to help her keep it together, but things get tricky when Chris struggles to separate work from wife.
While Robyn was in high school, she met Juan Dixon, a star athlete at a rival school. In what turned into a whirlwind romance, Robyn and Juan became high school sweethearts, attended college together, and eventually married. Juan went on to become a professional basketball player; the couple settled in Maryland and had two talented, athletic sons. However, being married to an athlete was not easy, and when Juan broke her heart, the couple decided to part ways. Juan now works as a coach at a local university, and after remaining extremely close and living together under one roof, Juan and Robyn have found a romantic spark and renewed commitment to their family, and are engaged for the second time around. Although she waited a long time for that ring, but between building a house, a business, and possibly a wedding, she is overwhelmed and finding it challenging to be motivated to do much else. And it’s causing trouble in paradise with her fiance, Juan.
Dr Wendy Osefo
Wendy made her debut in the previous season of 'RHOP'. Unfortunately, the new housewife wasn't received warmly by the fans who found her constant reference to her educational degrees annoying. But the housewife is all set to make a comeback, and this time around she has reportedly made some massive changes to her life as she ventures into new territories in work, fashion, and even her friendships. She is finally living her truth and is ready to show the ladies the other side of Dr Wendy.
Mia Thornton is an entrepreneur and a certified “boss.” She is living life like it’s golden with her multiple businesses while being a mother of three and wife to her successful husband, who is 32 years her senior. Mia has not always lived on Easy Street, but she is ready to let it all hang out with the ladies of Potomac. Mia is a graduate of Southeastern Institute, where she received her degree in Neuromuscular Massage Therapy. After graduation, Mia launched her career in Charlotte, North Carolina, as a Clinic Director that eventually led to a five-year partnership with a prominent Fortune 500 company and ownership of Massage Envy Spas.
Robyn’s friend Askale Davis is a bubbly, fashionable mother of three with a proud Ethiopian heritage. She also goes by the name “Ethi-Oprah,” but unlike her namesake, she likes to stir the pot.
'Real Housewives of Potomac' Season 6 is all set to premiere on Sunday, July 11, at 8/7c only on Bravo.