Adrienne Maloof Biography

Adrienne Maloof, an American entrepreneur, shoe designer, reality TV star, and philanthropist, is the owner of multiple businesses within the Maloof empire. Born in New Mexico, she joined the University of New Mexico on a sports scholarship and began her career in marketing operations. Over time, she co-owned various family businesses, including the Palms Casino Resort and Maloof Productions. Adrienne gained further recognition through her appearances on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and has since expanded her ventures to include a shoe collection, energy drink brand, and ownership of an ice-hockey team. Alongside her successful career, she has actively contributed to school charity projects. With two divorces behind her, Adrienne is the proud mother of three sons.

Quick Facts

  • Age: 62 Years
  • Family: Spouse/Ex-: Paul Nassif (m. 2002–2012), Steve Marks Jr. (m. 1993–1994), father: George J. Maloof Sr., mother: Colleen Maloof, siblings: Gavin Maloof, George J. Maloof Jr, Joe Maloof, Phil Maloof, children: Christian Nassif, Colin Nassif, Gavin Nassif
  • Born Country: United States
  • Business Women
  • Reality TV Personalities
  • Height: 5’1″ (155 cm)
  • Ancestry: Lebanese American, Irish American
  • U.S. State: New Mexico
  • City: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Notable Alumni: University Of New Mexico
  • Education: University Of New Mexico

Childhood & Early Life

Adrienne Maloof was born on September 4, 1961, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S., into the affluent family of billionaire businessman George J. Maloof Sr. and his wife, Colleen. Adrienne is of half-Lebanese and half-Irish descent. She was the third of the five children of her parents. Her father was the owner of a Coors beer distributorship in New Mexico. Her mother is now a co-owner of the Maloof empire, along with Adrienne and her four brothers, George, Joe, Gavin, and Phil. Adrienne was a brilliant tennis player and won a sports scholarship to the University of New Mexico. She graduated from the university with a degree in political science. She was also a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority there.


Adrienne Maloof is now a multifaceted personality. She is a reality TV star, a shoe designer, and one of the co-owners of the businesses of her family empire, Maloof Companies, which includes part of the Las Vegas-based Palms Casino Resort, Maloof Music, and Maloof Productions. The company even hosted the Maloof Money Cup skateboarding event. Adrienne initially handled the marketing and promotions department of the liquor and wine segment of her family business. Soon, she started managing the marketing operations of the entire group of portfolios of Maloof Companies. She solely handled the marketing activities of the businesses for over 20 years. She is now responsible for maintaining the customer service standards for all the businesses owned by Maloof Companies, including her brother George Jr.’s Palms Casino Resort located in Las Vegas. Adrienne has also, on behalf of the family’s production house, Maloof Productions, produced films such as the 2005 horror movie Feast. Adrienne has made a name for herself in the TV industry, too. She was seen in the first three seasons of the Bravo reality series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (from 2010 to 2012). The series was part of the network’s Real Housewives franchise and featured Adrienne along with Camille Grammer, Kim and Kyle Richards, Brandi Glanville, Lisa Vanderpump, and Taylor Armstrong. On March 4, 2013, Adrienne suddenly declared that she would be quitting the series. However, she was seen in guest appearances in the fifth, sixth, eighth, and tenth seasons of the series. Apart from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Adrienne was also seen in a 2016 episode of Hell’s Kitchen, titled Don’t Tell My Fiance, and a 2015 movie named Chocolate City (uncredited role). She also appeared as a judge at the Miss Universe 2011 pageant. She also produced the music video for the Ochoa Boyz track Short Notice in 2019. Adrienne launched her own shoe line, titled Adrienne Maloof by Charles Jourdan, in December 2011. The collection was produced by Charles Jourdan. She is a founding partner of the professional ice-hockey team Vegas Golden Knights, which plays for the National Hockey League (NHL). She owns the energy drink brand DrinkAde.


Apart from managing her businesses, Adrienne Maloof also devotes a lot of time to various charitable projects. She has been associated with philanthropic efforts such as the Good News Foundation, School on Wheels, and the Camp Kindness program (with the Sacramento SPCA). In 2019, she joined hands with the Congress to prevent school shootings. She is also an animal lover and a champion for LGBTQ rights.

Personal Life

Adrienne Maloof had initially tied the knot with Steve Marks Jr., a former footballer who later ventured into the real-estate sector. They got married in 1993. However, they decided to separate only 6 months into the marriage. On March 14, 1994, the couple filed for divorce. The divorce was finalized on March 29 the same year. Adrienne had succeeded in keeping her first marriage hidden for many years. In 2014, tabloids reported that Adrienne was depressed at the news of her former husband Mark’s battle with cancer. They had apparently been friends even after their divorce. It is believed Adrienne had also been engaged to a sports attorney from Los Angeles back in July 2001. On May 2, 2002, Adrienne got married to Paul Nassif. Paul is a Lebanese–American plastic surgeon who specializes in facial surgery and rhinoplasty. He was seen on Dr. 90210 and Botched. They had three sons: Gavin (born in 2003) and twins Colin and Christian (born in 2006). The family lived in Beverly Park, Los Angeles. However, later, both Paul and Adrienne accused each other of physical and verbal abuse. In fact, the rift in their marriage was evident through their frequent fights on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Paul filed for divorce on July 30, 2012, citing irreconcilable differences. The divorce was granted on November 8, 2012. Following the divorce, amid a bitter custody battle, both Adrienne and Paul attended therapy sessions to help them raise their children. On January 22, 2013, Adrienne declared that she had been dating Sean Stewart, son of British rockstar Rod Stewart. She was also said to be in an on-and-off relationship with Jacob Busch, but they broke up later. While Jacob is currently dating Rebel Wilson, Paul married Brittany Pattakos in October 2019 and is expecting his first child with her. It is not known whether Adrienne is dating someone currently.

Social Media

Adrienne Maloof is quite popular on Instagram. Her account on the platform, adriennemaloof, has gained over 466 thousand followers. She joined Twitter in April 2010 and already has more than 576 thousand followers on the platform.


In 2012, Adrienne rented Tom Gores’s home in Mulholland Estates. In 2013, singer Christina Aguilera bought the house.

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