Meet All The ‘Shahs Of Sunset’ Cast Members Ranked According To Their Net Worth

‘Shahs of Sunset’ is one of the many reality shows that are featured on Bravo TV. It is equally one of the most-watched as it comes with a lot of drama, fun, and excitement. The show which was first aired on the 11th of March 2012 is in its ninth season. While some of the cast that joined in 2012 have left, others are still there and new people have joined over the years. It is centered around the daily life of a group of Persian-Americans and is filmed in Los Angeles, California. Aside from the drama they bring to the table, the cast of the show is also known for their lavish lifestyle. Although they all have different businesses and other income sources aside from the show, their expensive lifestyle still makes viewers and fans wonder how much they are really worth and what they do to earn their money. Some people are also curious to know who among them is the richest. These questions and more about ‘Shahs Of Sunset’ cast members net worth have been addressed below.

Who are the Cast Members of ‘Shahs of Sunset’ and Who is the Richest?

The current and ninth season of the ‘Shahs of Sunset’ show started on the 16th of May 2021, and it already has many episodes including; ‘A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed’, ‘To Ahloo or Not to Ahaloo’, ‘Shah-nanigans’, ‘The Good, the Bad, and the Shahsy’, ‘High and Dry’, etc. This list reveals all the known cast from this reality TV show, their individual net worth, and some important information you may need to know about them.

1. Lilly Ghalichi

  • Full Name: Lilly Ghalichi
  • Net Worth: $50 million
  • Date of birth:
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: Red McCombs School of Business, Loyola Law School
  • Occupation: Acting, Lawyer, Blogger, Fashion designer, Entrepreneur, Author
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse: Dara Mir
  • Character in ‘Shahs of Sunset’: Persian Barbie
  • Other Famous Works: Bethenny (2013), Good Work (2015), Watch What Happens (2013)

With a whopping net worth of $50 million, Lilly is the richest cast that has ever featured in the popular TV show. The business-minded and multi-talented lady earns her money through different income sources including legal practice, blogging, fashion designing, writing books, and her multiple businesses; WantMyLook, Lilly lashes, GhalichiGlam, and Lilly hair

She was Known as Persian Barbie on the Show

She joined the show in its second season and was there for about two seasons before leaving to focus on other of her businesses. Although she was an entertaining character, there was little drama around her because she was more business-focused compared to other members of the group.

Other Important Details About Lilly Ghalichi

Lilly Ghalichi was born on the 30th of April 1983 to Sadegh Ghalichi, father, and Forough Ghalichi, mother. She also has a younger brother and sister named Mohammed and Yassamin respectively. She has three different degrees. A Bachelor’s degree of Business from Austin, Texas, another degree of Business from Red McCombs School of Business, and a degree in law from Loyola Law School.

In 2017, she got married to Dara Mir and they had their first child (a girl), Alara Mir Dara on the 30th of September 2018. Later in 2019, there were rumors about their divorce, but this later turned out to be a lie. The couple bought an 11,000 square-foot home down the street from Bel-Air Country Club and Hotel Bel-Ai. The house cost $19.5 million.

2. Golnesa Gharachedaghi

  • Full Name: Golnesa Gharachedaghi
  • Net Worth: $12 million
  • Date of birth: 27th of November 1981
  • Age: 40 years old
  • Nationality: American
  • Place of Birth: Los Angeles
  • Education: Loyola Marymount University
  • Occupation: Entrepreneur
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Character in ‘Shahs of Sunset’: G.G
  • Other Famous Works: Watch What Happens (2017), Bethenny (2013), Joy Behar: Say Anything (2013), etc.

Following Lilly with a net worth of $12 million is Golnesa Gharachedaghi, known as G.G as the show. The bulk of her wealth comes from her beauty line and her lash and hair extension business, GG Extensions. She also owns a company, Wusah, which sells and distributes cannabis wellness products such as CBD sprays and balms.

Golnesa is an Original Cast Member

She has been on the show since the first season. She joined while she still depended on her parents for financial support before she started her own businesses and she is obviously doing well at them. She has lived a great part of her life on this show, as it has seen her marriage, divorce, and childbirth.

Other Important Details About Golnesa

The star was born on the 27th of November 1981 into a Muslim family. Her parents left Iran for the United States after they got married and settled there to start a family. Her father Mahmoud Gharachedaghi works at a popular boutique architecture company on the west coast, while her mother is a worker at the Los Angeles textile and garment industry. Her older sister is also a successful entrepreneur who owns several businesses including beauty and fashion companies and real estate businesses.

While in high school, G.G. was a well-trained gymnast and earned placement on the U.S. Olympics team for the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. However, she took a different career path upon graduating high school. At Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, she studied Addiction Treatment and Counseling after which she established a halfway house for alcohol and drug addicts.

In December 2012, she got engaged to Omid Kalantari, but the marriage did not hold. They broke off the engagement the next month. Later in 2017, she got married to Shalom Yeruoshalmi, and they divorced in 2018. In April 2020, she had a baby boy named Elijah and has since been both mother and father to him.

3. Reza Farahan

  • Full Name: Reza Farahan
  • Net Worth: $7 million
  • Date of birth: August 5, 1973
  • Age: 48 years old
  • Nationality: Iranian
  • Place of Birth: Tehran, Iran
  • Education: San Francisco State University
  • Occupation: Actor, Real Estate agent
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Character in ‘Shahs of Sunset’: Reza
  • Other Famous Works: Celebrity Call Center (2020), Yours and Mine (2016), Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry (2017), etc.

Although not so much of a versatile entrepreneur, Reza has managed to amass a mouthwatering $7 million net worth from his jobs as a TV star and a real estate agent. He has featured in many shows, including; Sharknado 3, Buckeye State Hell No!, The Jeff Probst Show, The Wendy Williams Show, etc.

Reza is one of the Original Cast Members

When the ‘Shahs of Sunset’ started, the talented actor worked really closely with Mike Shouhed, another cast member. At the time, he was fatter than he is now, but he later changed his lifestyle and lost as much as 60 pounds. He particularly joined the show to portray a positive image of gay people.

Other Interesting Facts About Farahan

Reza Farahan was born on the 5th of August 1973 in Iran before his family moved to Beverly Hills where he grew up. His Jewish father converted to Islam after marrying his mother. Sadly, his parents’ marriage did not last and his father went back to his family in New York, but Reza’s paternal grandmother did not accept him because he was a Muslim.

Reza is homosexual and got married to his gay partner, Adam Neely in 2005. Their wedding was almost called off as a result of a rumor that claimed that M.J., another cast member and a good friend of Reza, was carrying a child for one of the couple. The couple went ahead with their marriage plans after it turned out that the rumor was fake. Adam was a fashion model, and he worked with Ryan Murphy on his many fashion shows

4. Mercedes Javid

  • Full Name: Mercedes Christine Javid
  • Net Worth: $5 million
  • Date of birth: 12 August 1972
  • Age: 49 years old
  • Nationality: Iranian
  • Place of Birth: Tehran, Iran
  • Education: California State University
  • Occupation: Reality star, Real Estate agent
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Character in ‘Shahs of Sunset’: MJ
  • Other Famous Works: The Eric Andre Show (2012 -), Watch What Happens: Live (2009-), Celebrity Page (2013-), etc.

Mercedes is a born star and talented actress that has made a great part of her wealth from Bravo TV, and part of it from her job as a real estate agent as well. With these two well-paying income sources, she has a net worth of $5 million.

She is known as MJ on the Show

Mercedes Javid joined ‘Shahs of Sunset’ back in 2012, alongside her friend Reza. They were friends for over twenty-five years until they started to have a series of fights, which started after MJ allegedly spread fake news about Adam Neely, Reza’s husband.

More important Details About MJ

The Iranian American star was born on the 12th of August, 1972. From childhood, she has been faced with weight problems, so much so that she was given diet pills to help her, but she later stopped taking them. Her weight and behavior seem to have created a difficult relationship between her and her mother. However, she mentions that she had a positive and encouraging father who passed away in 2018. MJ attended Beverly Hills High School, after which she graduated from California State University in 2002 with a BA in English Literature. At age 22, she was arrested for bank fraud.

After being engaged for three years, MJ got married to the love of her life, Tommy Feight in 2018. Due to her advanced age, she struggled to conceive and later succeeded through IVF. She gave birth to her son Shams Francis Feight on the 17th of April 2019 through a cesarean section. Due to complications following the birth of her child, she had an emergency hysterectomy (removal of the womb) and will not be able to carry a child again, she plans to have her second baby via surrogacy.

5. Shervin Roohparvar

  • Full Name: Shervin Roohparvar
  • Net Worth: $4.5 million
  • Date of birth: 21 August 1980
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Nationality: American
  • Place of Birth: United States
  • Education: University of California
  • Occupation: Business owner
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Character in ‘Shahs of Sunset’: Shervin
  • Other Famous Works: Watch What Happens: Live (2009-), Hooked on Fashion Tour: Live from Hollywood (2017), etc.

Before joining the reality show, Shervin Roohparvar was a successful businessman and tech enthusiast and was able to scale his net worth up to $4.5 million. His time on the show also helped in making him more popular, and also increasing his net worth for the future.

Shervin Joined the Show in the 5th season

During his stay in the show, the good-looking man was notable for his six-packs, smile, and fun attitude. A lot of fans thought that he had perfect chemistry with Destiny Rose, another cast member. However, he left the show single and there is still no news about his engagement or marriage to date. He already had a flourishing career in the tech world before joining the show. Upon leaving, he joined Tyme Commerce as an advisor and investor.

Other Interesting Facts About Shervin

Although he is a fun and happy fellow, the star has also had his fair share of hard times. Following his reported divorce, he moved to Beverly Hills, California where he now stays. Although he is not in any known relationship, he is said to be best friends with castmate Golnesa Gharachedaghi (GG).

The business-minded fellow has several companies including; two computer companies in tech space in Silicon Valley, a headphone company in San Diego, a clothing boutique, a club in Seattle, etc.

6. Mike Shouhed

  • Full Name: Mike Shouhed
  • Net Worth: $3 million
  • Date of birth: 12 October 1978
  • Age: 43 years
  • Nationality: Iranian-American
  • Place of Birth: Tehran, Iran
  • Occupation: Reality star, Real estate agent
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Character in ‘Shahs of Sunset’: Mike
  • Other Famous Works: Watch What Happens: Live (2018), Joy Behar: Say Anything (2013), etc.

Mike is also an Original Cast Member

Earlier in the show, the star was always about his business and trying to fit himself properly into the real estate business. Having achieved that, he shifted his attention towards finding love and succeeded in 2015 when he got married to Jessica Parido, but they divorced two years later. His present girlfriend, Paulina Ben-Cohen has made appearances on the show, but the relationship doesn’t look very smooth.

More About Mike Shouhed

Mike Shouhed was born on the 12th of October 1978 to his Iranian parents. After high school, he went on to study Political science and Economics in the University of California. He later followed his passion for the real estate business, but he lost everything he had in 2008 and had to start his career from scratch. Currently, he is the senior investment specialist, Earthed, in William Hollywood Hills.

Mike was not lucky with his first love as the marriage which started on the 29th of March 201 ended on the 20th of November in the same year. However, he is currently in a relationship. Even though things do not look very good, hopefully it turns out well.

7. Asa Soltan

  • Full Name: Asa Soltan Rahmati
  • Net Worth: $3 million
  • Date of birth: 1 September 1976
  • Age: 45 years old
  • Nationality: Iran
  • Place of Birth: Ahvaz, Iran
  • Education: University of California
  • Occupation: Entrepreneur
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Character in ‘Shahs of Sunset’: Asa
  • Other Famous Works: Dish Nation (2016), Home and Family (2016-2017), etc.

This Shahs of Sunset Cast member net worth of $3 million is the same as that of Mike Shouhed. Asa Soltan Rahmati is an original Shahs of Sunset cast member and she has been able to earn as much as $3 million in net worth through her career in music and her bottle water company. The company which she named Diamond Water produces water that is put in contact with real diamonds before being bottled. She also has a fashion brand, ASA Kaftans.

Asa Soltan is an Original Cast Member

Asa Soltan joined the show in the first season alongside other original cast members. She was focused on her music and referred to herself as the ‘Persian Priestess’ she was greatly adored by fans, but eventually left in the sixth season after she became pregnant with a son for Jermaine Jackson Jr. they named the boy Soltan Jackson. However, in the seventh season, she made an appearance as a guest.

More About Asa Soltan

The musical artist and entrepreneur was born on the 1st of September 1976. She grew up in Hamburg Germany with her family and in her teenage years, they relocated to Venice, California. She later attended the University of California where she obtained a double major in Psychology and Philosophy. Although she has a son, Asa is not married. The father of her son is her boyfriend.

8. London Laed

  • Full Name: Jessica London Laed
  • Net Worth: $1.5 million
  • Date of birth: August 17, 1988
  • Age: 33 years old
  • Nationality: American
  • Place of Birth: United States
  • Education: Loyola Marymount University, Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology
  • Occupation: Therapist, Life/dating coach
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Character in ‘Shahs of Sunset’: London
  • Other Famous Works: NA

London Laed as one of the Shahs of Sunset Cast members has a net worth of $1.5 million which she was able to acquire through her job as an actress, dating and life coach, as well as a marriage and family therapist.

London is a New Cast Member on the Show

The therapist is featuring in the reality show for the first time since its commencement in 2012. Her decision to join the ninth season in 2021 has drawn a lot of attention to her. Within her stay so far in the show, she has been in a bit of drama. She is the newest and youngest member of the cast.

London’s Life Before the Show

Born in 1988, the young lady did not have the best growing-up experience as she had to deal with her divorced conservative parents. Being a lesbian in a Jewish family was difficult for her as well, and although she knew her sexual orientation at six, she had to keep quiet until she was thirteen. Not much is known about her parents, although her father is thought to be a diamond wholesaler who loved “dark” music.

As an adult, London has a girlfriend named Lilian Serpas, a Physician Assistant and Public Health Clinical Researcher. They have both been dating since 2017 and their relationship has been blissful. The star revealed that she knew her girlfriend was the one for her the moment she came across one of her quotes that talks about the universe working in your favor. She refers to Lilian as her prayer warrior.

9. Destiney Rose

  • Full Name: Destiney Rose
  • Net Worth: $1.4 million
  • Year of birth: 1982
  • Age: 39 years old
  • Nationality: Iran
  • Place of Birth: Iran
  • Education: NA
  • Occupation: Reality star, Entrepreneur
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Character in ‘Shahs of Sunset’: Rose
  • Other Famous Works: The People’s Couch, Watch What Happens: Live (2017-2020)

Destiney Rose has amassed a net worth of $1.4 million spurred by her resilient and hustling spirit. She is the CEO, Liquid Sweet, her event planning company that provides candy-inspired alcohol beverages in addition to other posh services they provide. She works hard to earn a living, and being a member of Shahs of Sunset Cast has added to her net worth.

She Started the Show as a Visitor

Before joining the show fully in season seven, Rose had always featured in it from the beginning as a friend to one of the main cast. Nonetheless, she has always brought great content to the show even before she became a full-time cast. Her strong personality won her fans long before she decided to join fully.

Destiney Rose is a Private Person

The star is a very private person and has not revealed much about her personal life or family. She managed to state that she grew up without a father. According to her, she lashed out at her father about twelve years ago, and that was the last time she saw him. However, she is close to her mother and sister and shares a beautiful relationship with them.

10. Nema Vand

  • Full Name: Nema Vand
  • Net Worth: $500,000
  • Date of birth: 4 June 1988
  • Age: 33 years old
  • Nationality: American
  • Place of Birth: Los Angeles California
  • Education: NA
  • Occupation: TV personality, Digital Marketing Consultant
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Character in ‘Shahs of Sunset’: Nema
  • Other Famous Works: Watch What Happens: Live (2020), Dr. Mona Vand (2014-2015), The Scarecrow (2015), etc.

Prior to joining Shahs of Sunset as a cast member, Nema made money as a branding executive and digital media director. He worked for several companies in Silicon Valley and New York. His hard work and commitment has earned him a net worth of $500,000

Nema Joined ‘Shahs of Sunset’ in the Seventh Season

Although he has always been in the entertainment industry, he was used to working behind the scenes. However, after joining Shahs of Sunset in the seventh season, he began to exercise his talent more as an actor, and he has been doing well so far.

Other Information About Nema Vand

The Los Angel born star celebrates his birthday every 4th of June. He was born to an Iranian immigrant parent whose information is barely in the media space. However, his mother is said to be a senior clinical analyst and microbiologist. There is no information about his father, but he introduced his sisters, Sarah Vand and Mona Vand in season seven of the show.

Nema Vand was married but got divorced in 2015. He later fell in love with Erica Saunders, his assistant at the time, but the love was not reciprocated and he was heartbroken when Erica moved to Brazil for another job. Although there have been rumors about a relationship between himself and GG, his castmate, they are yet to confirm or debunk the rumors. Presently, Nema has no child.

Summary List of ‘Shahs Of Sunset’ Cast Members and Their Net Worths

  1. Lilly Ghalichi – $50 million
  2. 2Golnesa Gharachedaghi – $12 million
  3. Reza Farahan – $7 million
  4. Mercedes Javid – $5 million
  5. Shervin Roohparvar – $4.5 million
  6. Mike Shouhed – $3 million
  7. Asa Soltan – $3 million
  8. London Laed – $1.5 million
  9. Destiney Rose – $1.4 million
  10. Nema Vand – $500,000

Shahs of Sunset cast members have net worths that distinguish them as some of the rich people in the entertainment industry. Though the richest of them being Lilly Ghalichi with her $50 million net worth is nowhere as rich as a reality TV star like Kim Kardashian, she is still recognized as one of the richest reality TV stars in the entertainment industry.

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