An American fashion designer, Leah McSweeney, isn’t an amateur in creating high voltage drama and multi-million stacks. It was a piece of cake for her to join the cast members of ‘The Real Housewives of New York City.’
Eighteen years ago, the physical altercation with police, fortunately, transformed McSweeney into the founder and CEO of Married to the Mob, a female fashion line. If you are unfamiliar with the fact, you must have to stick with us throughout the page.
Leah McSweeney Calls Her Fashion line, ‘Married To The Mob.’
Back in 2002, she was involved in physical violence with the New York Police Department. In return, they knocked her teeth out. So, she charged the cops for the physical altercation and eventually won the case with compensation of $75,000. She thought of providing herself a gift since she had been making the worst choices all the time.
McSweeney invested $75,000 in a venture of women’s wear, called, ‘Married to the Mob.’ Does the name coin from her mug shot acquired from the physical altercation back in 2002? Nope, instead, the name derives from her lifestyle, which was spent on brunching and shopping for a year. Also, she summoned her girls’ group, ‘Most Official Bitches,’ in short, MOB.
Rob Cristofaro Isn’t Leah McSweeney’s Husband?
She hasn’t tied the knot yet. Some of the sources claim that Leah McSweeney and Rob Cristofaro dated somewhere in between 2004 and 2008. Together, the pair even shares a daughter, Kiki, while they are no longer in a relationship.
McSweeney learned how the clothing business runs through her ex-boyfriend’s venture, Alife. During the early days, he used to print T-shirts from a screen printing machine at his apartment. Then, she led the T-shirt on consignment and made it available on vivid stores. And the clothing venture seeks different ranges of stores in connection till they discover cool products. Today RHONY star has the outlets of feminine street wears inspired by NYC roots.
Leah McSweeney Tried Searching Love In TV Shows
Ten years ago, she was in the Bravo reality show Millionaire Matchmaker to search her soulmate. The same year, she was in the fortune of million dollars as she sold stock in her company. McSweeney thought of fishing the fortune of her boyfriend too. Nonetheless, she came to know if the guy is as successful as her; both will barely have time to see one another. She chose to stay single and occupied with the clothing business, ‘Married to the Mob’ instead.
After the appearance in Millionaire Matchmaker, she quickly earned recognition and call from other reality shows. She didn’t miss her chances in VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: New York, Shade 45’s Lip Service with Angela Yee, and finally the TV show, Real Housewives of New York City.
How Much Is Leah McSweeney’s Net Worth?
At 22, she realized, she isn’t going for the usual 9 to 5 job. McSweeney dreamt of launching trendsetting boutiques like her mates. But she yearned to create her own brand. Fortunately, the incident with cops and assistance from an ex-boyfriend, founded, ‘Married to the Mob.’ The clothing line is a warehouse of sweatshirts, T-shirts, bathing suits, bags, and mostly street fashion wears. Back then, none acknowledged what the term, streetwear is and with the haste of time, it became a niche.
She owns a million dollars from the clothing line alone. Now, she is the cast member of ‘Real Housewives of New York City’; McSweeney secures more than a million. Moreover, the media platforms like Complex, Elle, Essence, Inked, Nylon, Paper, and Vogue have tasted work schedules with her. Henceforth, Leah McSweeney’s net worth records $2.4 million as the owner of clothing line and TV personality.
A Brief Wiki-Bio Segment On Leah McSweeney
Thirty-seven years old, Leah McSweeney was born on August 7, 1982, in New York City. Growing up in NYC, her family then shifted to Chelsea and sent her to Convent of the Sacred Heart on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Other than that, she has barely mentioned her parents in TV shows and interviews. Once she started on a podcast that her mother became a witness of her worst life circumstances when she lost her nerves over mood swings. Later, it was diagnosed as bipolar disorder.
At 13, she was sacked from Convent of the Sacred Heart with a reason that she was a bad influence around. And she considers it was nothing. Instead, they made her scapegoat out of nowhere. Then she studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology shortly.
She is outspoken, unafraid to release mental hassles. During the 30th birthday, she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. In the beginning, both doctors and Leah struggled to find medicine for her mood swings. Later they realized the RHONY star’s behavioral pattern coinciding with bipolar disorder. Two years later, it subsided with the right medication cocktail, and all the above, she came to accept the mental disorder.