‘Selling Sunset:’ 60+ Facts As The Reality Show Returns For Season 6

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Promoting Sundown’s Season 6 dropped on Netflix Friday, and there are some large forged shakeups this season. After the finale and first-time-ever Promoting Sundown reunion, we have been left with extra questions than ever.

Would Maya Vander go away for her personal brokerage? Did Christine Quinn nonetheless work at The Oppenheim Group? Was Vanessa Villela coming again? Who would fill the empty desks in the event that they did go away? Would mid-season new woman Chelsea Lazkani formally get her personal desk? 

Up to now few months, some questions have been answered. But additionally, there’s a wealth of enjoyable information, fascinating family and friends, and fabulous trend on this actual property actuality TV fave. 

Beneath, we’ll get into all of the issues you need to know as you compensate for the most recent season, which got here out early Friday morning (let’s not fake Actual Tea is the one one watching). Season 7 has already been shot, a forged member confirmed this week, so keep tuned for extra.

Maya Vander

Christine Quinn

  • After some controversy over whether or not Christine Quinn supplied one other agent’s shopper $5,000 to not work with them, casually “joking” about varied castmates sleeping with the boss (however true that Jason Oppenheim has publicly dated a number of officemates, extra on that later) for listings and different questionable habits, Jason Oppenheim confirmed on the reunion that there wasn’t ‘a spot for her’ on the brokerage anymore. Quinn’s absence from the reunion was heard by all. 
  • One of many causes Christine determined to exit the present was to give attention to her new work along with her husband Christian Dumontet on the crypto actual property enterprise RealOpen, she instructed Simply Jared
  • Quinn’s e book, How one can Be a Boss B*tch, was launched earlier in Might. The half how-to, half manifesto goals to assist ladies “personal their energy” in enterprise and relationships to dwell extra authentically.

Vanessa Villela

  • Vanessa Villela was the brand new woman and considerably struggling newby on Seasons 4 and 5 of Promoting Sundown, however the Mexican-American actress began her skilled profession in Mexico Metropolis in roles on TV exhibits, together with El Señor de los Cielos and Una Maid en Manhattan.
  • Villela met her now husband Nick Hardy (who’s a photographer and inventive director of Lascivious, a UK-based lingerie model) on Raya throughout COVID-19. 
  • The couple had a “magical and cinematic” wedding at San Diego’s Fairmont Grand Del Mar on Sept. 3, 2022, Individuals reported
  • Villela began her actual property profession in 2020 at The Company and was with the brokerage for a few yr earlier than shifting on to The Oppenheim Group and Promoting Sundown.
  • On Might 16 (sure, the week her former present launches), The Company introduced Villela is again at The Company. And with a $25.8 million co-listing with Santiago Arana, who you’d acknowledge from Shopping for Beverly Hills. (Did The Company simply ring the bell … ?)

Enter: New blood

With a vacuum left from the absence of the three forged members above, there’s room within the workplace for brand spanking new brokers.

“I don’t assume I’ll actually miss Christine. So it’s in all probability for the perfect that she’s gone. However I’m nervous concerning the new dynamic,” The Oppenheim Group’s Vice President Mary Fitzgerald says within the Season 6 trailer.

“I don’t assume the O Group is prepared for me.” – Bre Tiesi

Bre Tiesi

  • Born and raised in Calabasas, California, Tiesi has grown up in “the business,” after falling into modeling at a younger age, she’s additionally been in TV (WAGS, Love & Listings, Wild ’n Out) and movie. 
  • Tiesi has some high-profile relationships. In 2018, Tiesi married soccer participant Johnny Manziel, however they separated in 2019.
  • In Season 6, Tiesi describes her relationship with Nick Cannon as an open relationship. You would possibly know Nick Cannon from Wild ‘n Out, Drumline, internet hosting varied competitions on TV, his ex Mariah Carey, and having 12 youngsters with six completely different ladies since 2011. They’d a son, Legendary Love, collectively 11 months in the past.
  • At age 31, she determined to pursue a longer-term profession and switched gears to actual property. She beforehand held her license with Keller Williams Beverly Hills, however didn’t actively use her license, she instructed Inman. She has been with The O Group for a few yr and has two seasons of Promoting Sundown shot (although we received’t see Season 7 for some time). 
  • Tiesi instructed Inman that she’d truly been approached to be on the present in an earlier season, however the timing wasn’t proper. 
  • This proud Mompreneur additionally has her personal YouTube channel and a 12-week health program that’s obtainable on her web site, Physique by Bre.

Inman sat down with Bre Tiesi to get the Actual Tea on her first season, who she is (and isn’t) pals with, and what she’d say to her haters. Learn the complete article right here.

Nicole Younger

  • The opposite beginner is recent to the forged, not the brokerage. In reality, Nicole Younger has been with The Oppenheim Group since 2014, in accordance with her LinkedIn
  • “I’ve $100 million in gross sales and counting. If somebody have been to get in the way in which of that, there’s going to be a difficulty,” Younger says. (And by the seems to be of it, Chrishelle Strause and Younger have some beef fairly early on.)
  • She dated Jason Oppenheim. Forged member Amanza Smith dished to Us Weekly in August 2022, “[Nicole] dated Jason [10 years ago]—she was the primary.” Younger has been married to Brandon Younger since 2017.
  • However there’s no dangerous blood between her and one among Jason Oppenheim’s in-office different exes Mary Fitzgerald. In reality, within the Season 2 finale, Younger carried out the marriage ceremony between Fitzgerald and Romain Bonnet.

Heather Rae El Moussa and Tarek El Moussa 

  • After getting engaged in 2020, Heather Rae married HGTV’s Tarek El Moussa on the finish of Season 5 in a beautiful on-screen wedding ceremony ceremony. 
  • You in all probability know Tarek El Moussa from the numerous HGTV exhibits he’s finished, together with Flipping 101 and Flip or Flop or his cameos on Promoting Sundown or the pages of Inman. He used to contribute in 2015
  • On their wedding ceremony day, Rae added the El Moussa to her identify and legally turned step-mom to Tarek’s son Brayden James, age 7, and daughter Taylor Reese, age 12, a task Rae fiercely protected effectively earlier than the marriage. Tarek’s youngsters are with ex-wife and fellow HGTV star Christina Meursinge Corridor (née Haack, previously El Moussa and Anstead), of Flip or Flop, Christina on the Coast, Christina within the Nation fame. 
  • In 2020, Tarek El Moussa launched The Agentcy, a staff with eXp Realty based mostly in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which snapped up a 50-agent indie shortly after launch.
  • The Flipping El Moussas dropped in 2023. Just like Tarek and Christina in format, the Heather Rae El Moussa and Tarek El Moussa purchase and flip properties for revenue (however the dynamic is cuter, extra newlywed). 
  • After fertility points, a journey via which the couple chronicled publicly within the press and on their social media, they welcomed child Tristan in February. On Season 6 Heather Rae El Moussa winds up her being pregnant. The couple instructed ET in Might that there are nonetheless embryos on ice, so a sibling for Tristan isn’t out of the realm of chance.
  • It seems like Heather Rae El Moussa isn’t returning for Season 7. A forged member confirmed this week that 7 has wrapped filming. Contemplating that filming lasts about 12 weeks, and in March, Rae El Moussa instructed E! Information that she had initially not began filming as a result of she was on maternity go away, however was able to get again to work and hadn’t heard something about filming.

Chrishelle Strause

  • Earlier than getting her actual property license in 2016, Chrishelle Strause was an actress in TV exhibits like All My Kids, Days of Our Lives and The Younger and the Stressed.
  • As soon as upon a time, Chrishell was engaged to Glee’s Matthew Morrison — the pair dated in 2006, and after a few yr, made their guarantees to tie the knot. By December 2007, nevertheless, the pair break up. Morrison later instructed Cosmopolitan in his coronary heart, it “wasn’t proper.”
  • For 2 years, Strause was additionally married to This Is Us star Justin Hartley who, in accordance with Strause (and as chronicled on the present in Season 3, Episode 6), let her find out about their divorce by way of textual content message. “I came upon as a result of he texted me that we have been filed. Forty-five minutes later, the world knew,” Strause stated concerning the news-breaking TMZ article.
  • In Season 5 of Promoting Sundown, Strause and Jason Oppenheim began (and completed) courting. In the end, Jason Oppenheim doesn’t wish to have youngsters, which was a deal-breaker for Strause.
  • The reunion was stuffed with tears on each ends of the connection. But additionally, Strause introduced that she’d discovered a brand new love. Non-binary Australian musician G Flip and Strause have been settling into a brand new relationship, after assembly whereas filming a music video during which Strause acted.
  • The week earlier than Season 6 launched, Stause and G Flip married in a small ceremony in Las Vegas. Stause’s pearlescent white robe by Gemeli Energy fell to the ground, and she or he carried a bouquet of white roses, whereas G Flip wore a go well with by Melbourne designer E Nolan.

Amanza Smith

  • Amanza Smith goes method again with the twins. She launched Mary Fitzgerald to Jason Oppenheim
  • Smith was married to NFL participant Ralph Brown from 2010 to 2012. In 2019, her ex Brown dropped the youngsters off for varsity someday and by no means got here again,” in accordance with Smith. 
  • As a single mom, Smith cleaned homes, walked canine, labored retail and babysat to make ends meet.
  • In December 2022, Smith went public by way of an interview with Mr. Warburton Journal concerning the sexual abuse she suffered as a baby from her stepfather and step-grandfather.
  • Well being points present up on Season 6. Throughout a dialog with Mary Fitzgerald, Smith reveals that she’s present process additional testing after her medical doctors observed one thing throughout a scan of her uterus. “There’s a big selection of issues that it could possibly be, after which the one factor that we pray and hope that it’s not,” Smith instructed Fitzgerald.

Chelsea Lazkani

  • Chelsea Lazkani had beef with the brand new woman as quickly as she came upon Bre Tiesi has an “open relationship” and a baby with Nick Cannon. Within the Season 6 trailer, we hear final season’s newcomer Lazkani say, “As a Christian, I discover Bre’s relationship slightly off-putting.” To which Tiesi later claps again, “Who I’ve youngsters with is my enterprise. I don’t want a choose and jury.”
  • Lazkani is initially from Britain and graduated from the College of Buckingham with a diploma in economics.
  • Earlier than becoming a member of The Oppenheim Group, Lazkani had a virtually three-year stint with Rodeo Realty.
  • Lazkani additionally has a grasp’s diploma in worldwide oil and fuel administration from College of Dundee in Scotland.

Emma Hernan

  • Thirty-one-year-old Emma Hernan joined the Promoting Sundown forged in Season 4
  • Based on the Season 5 storyline, Chistine Quinn known as one among Hernan’s purchasers and supplied him $5,000 to not work with Hernan. This was one a part of the fray in Quinn’s relationship with The Oppenheim Group. 
  • However that wasn’t their first beef.
  • Hernan and Quinn had big-time beef over Quinn’s ex dishonest with Hernan, which Hernan says is unfaithful as a result of she didn’t begin seeing Quinn’s ex till their relationship was over.
  • In Season 5, Hernan and property developer Micah McDonald have a steamy scorching tub date after closing the deal (or earlier than?), with guarantees of extra offers sooner or later. 
  • Hernan is a superb swimmer. In Season 5, Hernan says she took up swimming at age six and was soo good on the backstroke, she certified for the Olympics, although some folks doubt these claims as a result of lack of receipts. However she gave all of it up at 16 to turn out to be a mannequin, PopBuzz stories
  • Hernan is the CEO of a plant-based meals firm, Emma Leigh & Co, identified for its empanadas.

Mary Fitzgerald

  • Mary Fitzgerald stepped into extra of a managerial function at The O Group throughout Season 5, and in Season 6, Jason Oppenheim truly steps away from the workplace for the primary time, leaving Fitzgerald to additional take cost. 
  • Husband Romain Bonnet was a pastry chef.
  • Fitzgerald has a 26-year-old son named Austin Babbitt from one among her earlier relationships. That makes him simply three years youthful than Bonnet.
  • Fitzgerald not too long ago opened up a few septic miscarriage she suffered following her and Romain’s honeymoon in Bali. “The explanation why I’m talking out now could be as a result of I do notice how frequent that is and the way many individuals undergo this, and it isn’t straightforward,” the star stated on Instagram. “I wanted a minute as a result of there are such a lot of eyes on me and everybody judges and all the things, and it has been tough to say the least, however there’s nonetheless hope.”

Jason and Brett Oppenheim

  • Jason Oppenheim practiced legislation for about 4 years earlier than stepping into actual property, working at O’Melveny & Meyers LLP in Los Angeles and representing purchasers in main circumstances just like the Enron Corp. prison trial of the early 2000s.
  • Bret was a lawyer too. “As a former securities litigation legal professional at two of the world’s largest worldwide legislation companies, Skadden, Arps LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP, Brett spent years defending a consortium of funding banks towards legal responsibility in extra of ten billion {dollars} stemming from the MCI/WorldCom company bond default,” Bret Oppenheim’s bio reads.
  • Jason has dated a number of of his brokers, together with Nicole Younger, Mary Fitzgerald and Chrishelle Strause. He additionally has been linked to a number of fashions, together with present girlfriend, German mannequin and model influencer Marie-Lou Nuerk, who cameos on Season 6.

“There’s no fixing Compass. It’s unfixable,” Jason Oppenheim instructed Inman’s Actual Tea again in November 2022. Learn the complete interview right here.

Cameos to search for

  • Jason’s girlfriend, Marie-Lou Nuerk, Legend Love, and celeb purchasers like Heather and Terry Dubrow (of Actual Housewives of Orange County and Botched fame respectively, and celebrities unnamed up to now.  


  • The forged members truly prepare — and pay for — all their very own hair, make-up and designer wardrobe
  • We’re going to state the plain right here, however the trend on the Promoting Sundown franchises is next-level, to the purpose of controversy. Promoting the OC’s Gio Helou instructed Inman that his styling is far much less concerned as a result of folks don’t care as a lot about what the blokes on the present put on, in comparison with the women. “And rightfully so. However even for me this can be very time-consuming as a result of folks count on you to current your self a sure method on these exhibits, and it’s a part of the enjoyable, however geez, I see what my feminine castmates undergo, and it’s quite a bit. I imply, they need to deliver three or 4 wardrobe choices to set each time we movie simply in case, they’re clashing with one another or one thing like that. And that’s a full-time job simply in and of itself.
  • Many have stylists and thank god for that! Each Gio Helou and Bre Tiesi shared with Inman their gratitude for his or her stylists who hold them trying fierce, skilled and on-trend. 


(L to R) Kofi Nartey, Mary Fitzgerald, Jason Oppenheim

In 2022, Jason Oppenheim and Mary Fitzgerald spoke with Kofi Nartey at Inman Join Las Vegas about how brokers might deal with the shifting market, through the use of slower durations to do issues like dial in on advertising, discover an assistant or extra successfully delegate duties amongst employees.

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