‘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 in addition, there’s a wealth of enjoyable info, fascinating family and friends, and fabulous trend on this actual property actuality TV fave. 

Under, we’ll get into all of the issues it’s best to know as you atone for the latest 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 provided one other agent’s consumer $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 conduct, 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 deal with her new work along with her husband Christian Dumontet on the crypto actual property enterprise RealOpen, she advised Simply Jared
  • Quinn’s guide, Learn how to Be a Boss B*tch, was launched earlier in Could. 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 artistic 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 12 months earlier than transferring on to The Oppenheim Group and Promoting Sundown.
  • On Could 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 suppose I’ll actually miss Christine. So it’s in all probability for the very best that she’s gone. However I’m nervous in regards to the new dynamic,” The Oppenheim Group’s Vice President Mary Fitzgerald says within the Season 6 trailer.

“I don’t suppose 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 may know Nick Cannon from Wild ‘n Out, Drumline, internet hosting varied competitions on TV, his ex Mariah Carey, and having 12 kids with six completely different ladies since 2011. That they had 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 advised Inman. She has been with The O Group for a few 12 months and has two seasons of Promoting Sundown shot (although we gained’t see Season 7 for some time). 
  • Tiesi advised 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) associates with, and what she’d say to her haters. Learn the total article right here.

Nicole Younger

  • The opposite beginner is contemporary to the forged, not the brokerage. The truth is, Nicole Younger has been with The Oppenheim Group since 2014, based on her LinkedIn
  • “I’ve $100 million in gross sales and counting. If somebody have been to get in the best way 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 in every of Jason Oppenheim’s in-office different exes Mary Fitzgerald. The truth is, 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 stunning on-screen marriage ceremony ceremony. 
  • You in all probability know Tarek El Moussa from the various HGTV exhibits he’s performed, 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 marriage ceremony day, Rae added the El Moussa to her title and legally grew to become step-mom to Tarek’s son Brayden James, age 7, and daughter Taylor Reese, age 12, a job Rae fiercely protected properly earlier than the marriage. Tarek’s kids 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. Much 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 by 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 finally ends up her being pregnant. The couple advised ET in Could 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 advised 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 12 months, made their guarantees to tie the knot. By December 2007, nonetheless, the pair break up. Morrison later advised Cosmopolitan in his coronary heart, it “wasn’t proper.”
  • For 2 years, Strause was additionally married to This Is Us star Justin Hartley who, based on Strause (and as chronicled on the present in Season 3, Episode 6), let her learn 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 mentioned in regards to 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 children, which was a deal-breaker for Strause.
  • The reunion was filled with tears on each ends of the connection. But in addition, 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 by 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 he or she carried a bouquet of white roses, whereas G Flip wore a swimsuit by Melbourne designer E Nolan.

Amanza Smith

  • Amanza Smith goes means 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 children off for varsity at some point and by no means got here again,” based on 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 in regards to the sexual abuse she suffered as a toddler 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 docs observed one thing throughout a scan of her uterus. “There’s a big selection of issues that it may very well be, after which the one factor that we pray and hope that it’s not,” Smith advised 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 toddler with Nick Cannon. Within the Season 6 trailer, we hear final season’s newcomer Lazkani say, “As a Christian, I discover Bre’s relationship moderately off-putting.” To which Tiesi later claps again, “Who I’ve kids 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 an almost three-year stint with Rodeo Realty.
  • Lazkani additionally has a grasp’s diploma in worldwide oil and gasoline administration from College of Dundee in Scotland.

Emma Hernan

  • Thirty-one-year-old Emma Hernan joined the Promoting Sundown forged in Season 4
  • In accordance with the Season 5 storyline, Chistine Quinn referred to as one in every of Hernan’s purchasers and provided 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 individuals doubt these claims because of the lack of receipts. However she gave all of it up at 16 to grow to be a mannequin, PopBuzz reviews
  • 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 position 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 once a pastry chef.
  • Fitzgerald has a 26-year-old son named Austin Babbitt from one in every of her earlier relationships. That makes him simply three years youthful than Bonnet.
  • Fitzgerald just lately opened up a few septic miscarriage she suffered following her and Romain’s honeymoon in Bali. “The rationale why I’m talking out now could be as a result of I do understand how widespread that is and the way many individuals undergo this, and it’s not simple,” the star mentioned on Instagram. “I wanted a minute as a result of there are such a lot of eyes on me and everybody judges and the whole lot, 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 entering into actual property, working at O’Melveny & Meyers LLP in Los Angeles and representing purchasers in main instances just like the Enron Corp. felony trial of the early 2000s.
  • Bret was a lawyer too. “As a former securities litigation lawyer at two of the world’s largest worldwide legislation corporations, 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 advised Inman’s Actual Tea again in November 2022. Learn the total 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 so far.  


  • The forged members truly prepare — and pay for — all their very own hair, make-up and designer wardrobe
  • We’re going to state the apparent right here, however the trend on the Promoting Sundown franchises is next-level, to the purpose of controversy. Promoting the OC’s Gio Helou advised Inman that his styling is far much less concerned as a result of individuals don’t care as a lot about what the blokes on the present put on, in comparison with the ladies. “And rightfully so. However even for me this can be very time-consuming as a result of individuals anticipate you to current your self a sure means on these exhibits, and it’s a part of the enjoyable, however geez, I see what my feminine castmates undergo, and it’s loads. I imply, they must carry 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 preserve them wanting 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 may 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 workers.

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