Robert J. Frankel

by doveclove Tue May 25 2021 Updated On Mon Apr 11 2022
Robert J. Frankel

Robert J. Frankel is best known as a late father of television personality, author, and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel.

About Robert J. Frankel

Robert J. Frankel even known by his successful career. He was a famous horse trainer in thoroughbred racing. 

His full name was Robert Julian Frankel. He was born on July 9, 1941, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. His nickname was Bobby Frankel.

He belonged to the Christian religion.  He was of welsh ethnicity. His nationality was American.

His career had marked the name of a legend. He was a five-time winner of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Trainer

He had also set the single-season world record for the most grade.

About his Daughter 

Robert J. Frankel daughter Bethenny Frankel 
Robert J. Frankel daughter Bethenny Frankel    Source: Instagram

Bethenny is the single child of Robert. She was born on November 4, 1970, in New York City, United States

She is 50 years old. The separation of her mother and father lead her to change many schools. 

She went to boarding school for education. She went to Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for graduation. 

She went to Boston University New York for university-level education.

She always had a dream of becoming an actress. To fulfill her dream, she shifted to Los Angeles in 1922

She started working for small acting roles and jobs like a nanny to Paris Hilton and personal assistance for Jerry and Linda Bruckheimer.

To become a television personality and become an entrepreneur, she has done a real struggle. 

Her first business was a bakery business named Bethenny Bakes which was established in 2003 where she provided people healthy baked food and deliver meal inside New York

This business made her famous and also offered her a chance to become a television personality. 

In 2005 she went to a competition through her bakery. Her bakery was featured in a reality competition. That was her first step to reality shows. 

She is also CEO and founder of skinny girl cocktails, which has made her earn a lot of net worth today.

Marriage, Wedding, and Divorce

Both the father-daughter have similar marriage life. Their marriage failed twice. 

Robert got married to Bernadette Birk in 1970, an interior designer, and they have their gorgeous daughter Bethenny Frankel in the same year. 

Bernadette was a Roman Catholic. She turned herself into Judaism after her marriage. 

Robert and Bernadette's marriage life did not go as per plan, so after four years of marriage, they got divorced in 1974.

Robert got married to another beautiful woman Bonita Boniface in 2003, but this marriage was also not succeed as they divorced in 2006.

Bethenny has two unsuccessful marriages. She at first got married to entertainment executive Peter Sussman for just one year. 

They got married in 1996, and after one year of marriage, they separated in 1997.

Again in March 2010, she married Pharmaceutical sales executive Jason Hoppy. Together they have a beautiful daughter named Bryn Hoppy

Robert J. Frankel daughter and granddaughter
Robert J. Frankel daughter and granddaughter  Source: Instagram

This marriage life also failed in December 2012 when they decided to separate, and finally, after long custody and the financial settlement, they got divorced in 2021.

After her divorce from Jason Hoppy, she got engaged to Paul Bernon, a well-known film producer. 

It proves that she loves a man who has a similar career to her, or it can be said someone from her field.

Robert J. Frankel daughter with her fiancée Paul Bernon 
Robert J. Frankel daughter with her fiancée Paul Bernon   Source: Instagram

His Death

He passed away on November 16, 2009, at the age of 68 years. He was at Pacific Palisades, Los Angel, California, United States, when he died. 

The reason behind his death was leukemia. He died at home.

Before his death, he made his relationship good with his daughter and second ex-wife, Peter Sussman.

Net worth and Source of Income

The net worth of Robert before his death and his daughter net worth are shown below:

Robert J. Frankel$5million
Bethenny Frankel$70million

The source of earning of Robert was training horse, and his daughter is acting, her business, presenting and cooking like a chef.

Age, Height, and Weight

  1. He died at the age of 68.
  2. He was a tall man with perfect height and weight.

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