What is Mia Thornton's net worth? 'RHOP' star 'earned' her success after childhood in foster care
Mia's impressive net worth is the result of her own blood, sweat, and tears
The ladies shown on the 'Real Housewives' franchise undoubtedly live a life of luxury. From huge mansions to designer clothes and accessories, these ladies live life queen size. After watching the lavish and over-the-top extravagant lives of these ladies, you would be forgiven for thinking that they were all born with a silver spoon or married someone who's bankrolling their plush lifestyle. But this doesn't hold true when it comes to Mia Thornton - the newest addition to the cast of 'Real Housewives of Potomac'.
Mia's net worth of a cool $5 million is the result of blood, sweat, and tears. Hawk-eyed fans might have already noticed something very interesting about Mia from the trailer released by the network. In the brief clip, Mia can be seen opening up about her difficult childhood. She tells her fellow housewives that she grew up in the foster-care system. So if you're wondering how Mia got out of the system and managed to become the successful and savvy entrepreneur that we know today, then read on.
Early Life & education
According to Stars Offline, Mia was born in 1984. She was adopted by a couple named Robin Elaine Lynem and Daryl Lynem. Prior to being adopted by the couple, Mia was in the foster-care system. There's no information available in public about her biological parents, although the trailer features the 'RHOP' star speaking to her mother. Mia's mother reportedly did what was in Mia's best interests.
Mia graduated with a degree in neuromuscular massage therapy from the Southeastern Institute.
Mia is a very successful entrepreneur and businesswoman today. In the trailer she declares that she "earned" her success after growing up in the foster care system. After her graduation, Mia joined as a clinic director in Charlotte, North Carolina. She began climbing the career ladder with her hard work and smart business moves, and soon became the owner of Massage Envy Spas.
She is also the founder of cruelty-free cosmetics company Amilleon London. She also owns a franchise of chiropractic clinics called The Joint Chiropractic with her husband Gordon Thornton. They have offices located in New York, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. Her social media is filled with inspirational and empowering messages and quotes for female entrepreneurs.
According to Stars Offline, Mia's net worth has been estimated at $5 million. This will see a steady upward trend after joining the cast of 'RHOP' and earning more popularity. She currently resides in Maryland with her husband of 9 years, Gordon, and their three children - Joshua, Jeremiah, and Juliana. Her philanthropic passion has led her and Gordon to serve on the board and sponsor families of the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte. She is also a proud sponsor of A Better World, UNCF, Autism Speaks, and A Child’s Place.
'Real Housewives of Potomac' Season 6 is all set to premiere on July 11, at 8/7c on Bravo.