RHONJ: Who is Margaret Josephs?

REAL Housewives of New Jersey star Margaret Josephs is known for her snappy remarks and her appearance on the Bravo reality show.

 The self-proclaimed “Power in Pigtails” joined the RHONJ during the eighth season.

The cast of The Real Housewives of New Jersey


The cast of The Real Housewives of New JerseyCredit: Getty

Who is Margaret Josephs ?

Margaret Josephs was born on April 9, 1967, in Elizabeth, New Jersey, but currently resides in Englewood, New Jersey.

She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology, where she received a degree in Marketing and Fashion Design.

She would then start her career in fashion, working for New York Garment Center as a dressmaker.

She had her first son in 1996.

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What is Margaret Josephs’ net worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Margaret Josephs’ net worth is approximately $50million.

Along with being a cast member of the RHONJ, Josephs owned her own decorative storage business in 1999, which expanded into Macbeth Collection by Margaret Josephs.

The Macbeth Collection, as stated on its website, is “known for eye-popping color, bold prints, and whimsical detailing including ready-to-wear, bags, accessories, beauty, home, tech accessories, and luggage and travel.”

According to CNN, “The Macbeth Collection made 26million dollars annually and could be found in retail stores like Amazon and Bed Bath and Beyond.”

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She also has a book and podcast titled Caviar Dreams, Tuna Fish Budget that guides people on their business and money.

Who was Margaret married too?

Margaret is currently married to Joe Benigno. The couple has been married since 2013.

Benigno is a contractor.

Margaret was initially married to Jan Josephs, with whom she had one child before divorcing him in 2013.

Margaret Josephs with her husband Joe Benigno


Margaret Josephs with her husband Joe BenignoCredit: Instagram

Jan passed away on August 26, 2022. He died of a heart attack at the age of 74.

Margaret took to social media to remember her late ex-husband.

“Today would have been Jan’s 75th birthday , he passed away unexpectedly last week and a piece of us died with him,” she wrote on September 5, 2022.

“We are heartbroken. The night before he left us we shared a beautiful conversation of how blessed we are, our children all successful and happy and that we could only brag to each other.”

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