Kung Minkoff, the wife of filmmaker Rob Minkoff, will be the first Asian-American housewife on RHOBH.
Kung Minkoff is an entrepreneur and mother of two children. She also is the founder of Real Coco, a line of organic coconut products.
Kung Minkoff will join fellow Beverly Hills housewives Garcelle Beauvais, who last season became the first-ever Black cast member on RHOBH, Kyle Richards, Erika Girardi, Lisa Rinna and Dorit Kemsley on Season 11. Kung Minkoff and Beauvais replace Teddi Mellencamp and Denise Richards, who exited after Season 10.
Kung Minkoff’s husband, Rob Minkoff directed the original Lion King in 1994, the Stuart Little films and Eddie Murphy’s Haunted Mansion. The couple wed in 2007.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is produced by Evolution Media for Bravo with Douglas Ross, Alex Baskin, Christopher Cullen, Bill Fritz, and Tina Gazzerro Clapp serving as executive producers. Andy Cohen also serves as an executive producer.