‘Southern Charm’ Season 8 on Bravo: Who is Leva Bonaparte? Persian beauty grew up in Canada and Bolivia
Bravo has announced that season 8 of 'Southern Charm' will premiere this month. The widely-watched series, created by Bryan Kestner and Whitney Smith, is one of Bravo's most popular offerings.
The reality show follows a group of friends in Charleston, South Carolina as they go through the tribulations of love, accompanied by ample drama and situational chaos. Season eight sees the return of charmers Leva Bonaparte, Craig Conover, Kathryn Dennis, Austen Kroll, Madison LeCroy, and Shep Rose. Olivia Flowers, Marcie Hobbs, and Chleb Ravenell are new to the season but no strangers to the Charleston social scene, joining veteran faces Venita Aspen, Taylor Ann Green, and Naomie Olindo. As these Southern socialites negotiate fluctuating romantic entanglements, complicated friendships, thriving companies, and new parenthood, new connections bloom and old resentments erupt. On a side note, here are some other captivating reality shows you must check out: 'The Real Housewives of Dubai,' 'Bling Empire' and 'Love Match Atlanta.'
Who is Leva Bonaparte?
Leva Bonaparte was born in India on May 3, 1979, to Persian parents, and grew up in Bolivia and Canada. She's been in Charleston for just 18 years. Cameron Eubanks quit 'Southern Charm' owing to her husband's extramarital affair, prompting Leva to step in. She was a guest star from the first to the sixth seasons before recurring through the seventh and eighth.
Who is Leva's husband?
The reality star has been married to Lamar Bonaparte since April 2013. Lamar was brought up in Charleston and attended South Carolina State University. He graduated with a degree in Accounting. Lamar has worked in the hotel industry for over 20 years. Despite the fact that Leva is highly active on Instagram, don't expect to see many photographs of her husband. On January 29, 2018, the couple had their first child, a son. Unlike his father, the cute kiddie is a regular on Leva's Instagram account.
Leva and Lamar have purchased and moved into a beautiful home in an upmarket area, and they are seriously considering having a second child. Leva runs four restaurants on King Street while coping with the challenges of raising a toddler. However, all of this tension is taking its toll on Leva emotionally, so she courageously seeks counseling in the upcoming season.
What is Leva Bonaparte's net worth?
According to sources, Leva has an estimated net worth of $3.6million. Her family owns a multinational corporation, and she and her husband Lamar Bonaparte own the Republic Development and Management Group in Charleston, which was founded in 2011 and services a variety of companies, including restaurants and nightclubs. The duo has also dabbled in car dealership.
Catch Leva Bonaparte on 'Southern Charm' Season 8 premiering June 23 at 9/8c only on Bravo.