July 14, 1976
|Alma mater||Quinnipiac University (BA)|
|Occupation||Fashion designer • television personality|
|Known for||The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills|
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Website||Beverly Beach by Dorit|
Dorit Kemsley (born July 14, 1976) is an American fashion designer and television personality. She is known as a main cast member on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
She was born in Connecticut in the city of Woodbridge to Jewish parents: her father Shalom Lemel is Israeli, and her mother Rachel was born in Morocco. After graduating from Quinnipiac University with a degree in marketing, design, and communication, she traveled throughout Europe and eventually settled in Italy where she spent the next 10 years working for a global swimwear company.
Kemsley developed the swimwear line Beverly Beach and bridal collection Nektaria. She is a current cast member, joining in 2016, of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Kemsley has since starred in a main role for 6 seasons. In 2019, Kemsley appeared as a guest on Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles alongside her husband, where they listed their home for sale.
She is married to Paul Kemsley, and they have two children. The couple owns a 9,000-square-foot home in Encino, California that they purchased for $6.47M. In October 2021, Kemsley, alone with her two children, was robbed at gunpoint at her Encino home by three male burglars.