It’s easy to forget that for most of their lives, these women weren’t in front of a camera (except for a select few). Scroll through the gallery below to see what your favorite Cali ladies looked like long before they made their Bravo debut!
Before Housewives, the former dancer was largely known as Kelsey Grammer's wife, and accompanied him to the 1998 Emmy Awards where he won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Frasier. The couple had two children before divorcing in 2011.
Although most of America didn't know who she was before she landed on Bravo, the mother-of-three has always been well known in the business world because of her family, who co-owns multiple businesses, including a production company.