Kristin Cavallari is an actress, fashion entrepreneur and reality television star. She rose to fame in MTV’s reality series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County and its spin-off, The Hills. She is also the founder of the beauty company Uncommon James. As of 2022, Kristin Cavallari has a net worth of $30 million.
On January 5, 1987, Kristin Elizabeth Cavallari was born in Denver, Colorado. Her parents are Judith and Dennis. She had an older brother named Michael. They are of Italian and German descent.
When her parents decided to get a divorce, she relocated with her mother to Barrington, Illinois. Cavallari spent a considerable amount of her childhood years there.
In her junior year of high school, she moved to the home of her father and brother in Laguna Beach, California. She attended Laguna Beach High School and graduated in 2005.
Rise to Fame
After transferring to California, Kristin Cavallari became a part of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County on MTV. The show documented the personal lives of some Laguna Beach High School students.
She then moved to Los Angeles and signed a deal with broadcast network UPN. In 2006, Cavallari appeared in her second reality series called Get This Party Started. She also got several acting gigs in CSI: NY, Veronica Mars, Adventures in Hollywood, and The Middle.
In 2009, she got invited to the fifth season of the Laguna Beach spin-off series The Hills. Kristin became the program’s narrator and was one of the main cast members. She earned more recognition and had acting roles in indie movies.
In 2010, Kristin worked as an ambassador for OneKid OneWorld, a children’s charity. The following year, she collaborated with the footwear company ShoeDazzle. She also had a shoe deal with Chinese Laundry in 2012.
She collaborated with GLAMboutique to develop her first jewelry line in 2013. A year later, she co-founded the jewelry brand Emerald Duv. She wrote her first book, Balancing in Heels, in 2016. Cavallari left Emerald Duv to launch Uncommon James in 2017.
In 2019, she launched the Little James children’s clothing brand. Her journey of developing her business was chronicled in her E! reality series Very Cavallari. It premiered from 2018 to 2020.
Net Worth and Earnings
When she was on The Hills, Cavallari was making $90,000 per episode. Because she appeared in a total of 22 episodes, she made about $1.98 million from this reality show alone.
Some estimates report that she also made $90,000 per episode on E! She currently focuses her efforts on her fashion brands. Her other income source is book sales from her three books. All this gives Kristin Cavallari a net worth of about $30 million.
When she was at Laguna Beach, Kristin was in a rocky relationship with co-star Stephen Colletti. Later in life, she met the professional American football player Jay Cutler.
They got married in 2013 and had three kids: Camden, Jaxon, and Saylor. However, they divorced in 2020. The following year, Kristin bought a home in Franklin, Tennessee, and started dating singer Chase Rice.