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Who Is Leah McSweeney? 6 Things To Know About The New ‘RHONY’ Cast Member

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Aug. 23 2019, Updated 2:50 p.m. ET

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There’s a new Housewife in New York! Leah McSweeney will be appearing on season 12 of The Real Housewives of New York, sources confirmed to OKMagazine.com. The fresh face already has some ties to a cast member and Bravo.

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Leah, 36, is a single mother to her 12-year-old daughter Kiki. Her baby daddy is former boyfriend, Rob Cristofaro, who is the founder of streetwear brand Alife.

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The 36-year-old is the founder and fashion designer of Married To The Mob, which Rob helped her start in 2004.

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Leah co-hosts the Improper Etiquette podcast with Hot 97’s Laura Stylez.

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The New York native is friends with the RHONY’s newest cast member Tinsley Mortimer. “Leah is a friend of Tinsley Mortimer's and the two have already filmed a workout scene together,” a source told ET.

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She is also friends with Michael Rapaport, who is a frequent guest on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, a source told Life&Style.com.

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Leah already filmed scenes of Bravo nearly a decade ago. In 2011, she appeared as a client on an episode of The Millionaire Matchmaker. She’s also had a few cameos on VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: New York.

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