A self-identified “enigma wrapped in a riddle… wrapped in cash,” Erika Jayne has taken the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills by storm for two seasons, securing her place as an undisputed fan favorite and one of the most endearing and extravagant housewives of the franchise.
But Erika Jayne is more than just a housewife. She is two people, Erika Girardi, a typical, everyday wife and mom, and Erika Jayne, a sexy popstar with several hits. These personalities combined have helped her make a living.
Erika Jayne’s Net Worth as of 2017: $5 million
How did Erika Jayne get to current net worth?
Jayne grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and has said she was passionate about performing from an early age. She moved to New York and was married, having a son, but eventually, made her way into the entertainment industry and followed her dreams.
Jayne’s career started in the 1990s with small roles in films and television show including High Incident, Lowball and Alchemy. From the ’90s to around 2006, she seemed to be wrapped up in her life as a wife to high-powered attorney Thomas Girardi, whom she married in 1999 after meeting him as a cocktail waitress..
2006 – 2011
After remaining off the radar and out of the spotlight for a few years, Jayne resurfaced, this time focusing on a music career. On January 1, 2007, she released her first music single “Roller Coaster.” The song made its way to the top of the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart. Her debut album, Pretty Mess, was released in the US on August 11, 2009. This album garnered four hit singles that hit the Number 1. In November 2011, Jayne released another hit, “Party People (Ignite the World).”
2012 – 2016
In 2012, Jayne recorded “All Things Aside,” which was released on the soundtrack for the comedy The Watch, which starred Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn. Her music has also been featured in films like The Neighbor and the reality television show Toddlers & Tiaras. In 2013, she released a single featuring American rapper Flo Rida, “Get it Tonight.” The music video for the song brought in over three million views on YouTube and was very well-received by fans. Then in September 2014, Jayne achieved her seventh number one dance single with “PAINKILLR.” Another single “Crazy,” featuring Maino, was released on February 15, 2015. The song was produced by Scott Storch. A music video for the song featured Jayne dancing in an underground club with an entourage of dancers.
2015 is also when Jayne joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She soon became a fan favorite. She returned the next year for the seventh season of the show. Along with working on the RHOBH and her music, she also appeared in several shows and in the horror film Sharknado: The 4th Awakens.
She appeared as a regular cast member on the latest season of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, much to the delight of fans. Jayne also released a new single, “XXpen$ive” and her previous single “How Many F***s?” enjoyed a lot of success.
On March 1, 2017, Jayne was revealed as one of the contestants competing on season 24 of Dancing with the Stars. She is paired with the professional dancer Gleb Savchenko.