Bethenny Frankel: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me (‘I Have a Secret Hermes Bag Collection’)

Bethenny Frankel: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me ('I Have a Secret Hermes Bag Collection')
Bethenny Frankel Celeste Sloman

Getting personal. Fans started getting to know Bethenny Frankel more than a decade ago on The Real Housewives of New York City, but the entrepreneur exclusively revealed to Us Weekly the fun facts that even her biggest fans may not know.

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The author, 51, isn’t afraid to share her secrets. She does the same in her new book, Business is Personal: The Truth About What it Takes to Be Successful While Staying True to Yourself. In the page-turner, which hit bookshelves on May 17, she writes about her most practical business principles and no-nonsense tactics, which the New York native used to go from Bravo star to full-fledged mogul.

Bethenny Frankel: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me ('I Have a Secret Hermes Bag Collection')
Bethenny Frankel

“I am so excited to announce a passion project that has been years in the making,” she shared in December via Instagram when announcing Business Is Personal. “Finally, I get to share with you the key to my success as a non traditional entrepreneur, philanthropist and mother.”

In addition to founding Skinnygirl, hosting her “Just B” podcast and running her Bstrong nonprofit, Frankel also shares daughter Bryn, 12, with ex-husband Jason Hoppy.

“This book includes my triumphs, my failures, my mistakes and small successes, and everything I’ve learned in between,” Frankel promised readers on social media. “I’ve divulged who I am today as an entrepreneur and brand builder as well as a flawed, constantly evolving multitasking mom trying to hold it all together.”

Check out 25 things you don’t know about Frankel below:

1. I’m a good snowboarder.

2. I’m an intense homebody and very insular.

3. I live in pajamas.

4. I’m a bargain shopper, [but] I never go into stores.

5. I’m terrible at doing my hair.

6. I value sleep more than anything besides my child.

7. I’m one of the most organized people you’ll ever meet.

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8. I rarely exercise.

9. I stack all of my work so I can have free time to do zero.

10. I’m always getting rid of things.

11. I hate water and am obsessed with beverages.

12. I’m a serious watch collector.

13. I make superb scrambled eggs.

14. I hate wearing makeup.

Bethenny Frankel: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me ('I Have a Secret Hermes Bag Collection')
Bethenny Frankel Celeste Sloman

15. Repetitive music gives me anxiety.

16. I don’t read often.

17. I like true-story TV and movies more than fiction.

18. I have a secret Hermès bag collection.

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19. I take food to go.

20. I don’t use a stylist! I pull all of my press and red carpet looks from my closet.

21. I was a natural foods, plant-based chef 20 years ago and ate a raw-food diet long before [people thought] it was possible.

22. I’m an impeccable packer.

23. I don’t have a computer or iPad — except for if [I’m] on a plane to watch a show.

24. I’m very good at affordable yet beautiful home design.

25. I literally created the category of low-calorie cocktails. Plus, I was the first female celebrity to have a cocktail brand and the first to publicly promote alcohol or wine.

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