Noella Bergener was a season one addition to The Real Housewives of Orange County. She was introduced in the 16th season of the drama-filled reality show and then promptly fired towards the end of the season.
So, who is he and what did he do before his time on this show? How was his time on the show? Did the fans hate him or were they sad to see him go? What controversies, if any, has she been in? Find out all this and more below. Here’s everything you need to know about Controversial Orange County Housewife, Noella Bergener.
The early life of Novella Bergener
Noella Bergener was born in the year 1985 on June 14. This would make her 37 years old now. She was born and raised in California. Novella is very open and proud about the fact that she is biracial, bisexual and bilingual. She also considers herself a liberal. His father’s name was Christopher Nance. He was a weatherman for NBC. She had a complicated relationship with him growing up, though they reconnected in the later years of her life. He has worked with many charities and campaigns to save children in need. He was also the oldest living man in the United States with sickle cell anemia before he died.
Novella’s mother’s name is Nicolette Ortega Nance. Novella’s mother was a homemaker and housewife. She has been featured numerous times on Novella Berjner’s Instagram account. Novella was also very close to her grandparents growing up.
Her career before RHOC
Before joining the Orange County division of the Real Housewives cast, Noella Bergener was a model. Her modeling career has been and continues to be very successful. Novella started her modeling career on the catwalk. Her first runways were for many couture brands including Chanel. She has been on the cover of magazines like Esquire and Flirt magazine.
Novella was also quite active and popular on social media. So much so that he can be considered an inspiration. He has several brand deals and sponsored ads on his Instagram account.
Her time on RHOC
Noella Bergner has been very open about the fact that she has always loved the Real Housewives shows. Before auditioning for the show, Novella watched every episode of every season. It was no surprise to her friends or family when she auditioned for the reality show. When Novella was cast in Season 16 of RHOC, she made history for the show. This was because Novella was the first black housewife on the show. However, she would only be on the show for one season.
Why was Novella Birgen fired?
Noella Bergner received a lot of backlash for her time on the show, especially from her co-stars. Several of his co-stars said that he focused too much on his problems without ever listening to them. It’s true that Novella focused a lot on the hardships she was facing, but the reality is that she was going through an incredibly difficult year in her personal life.
She was going through a dramatic and public divorce, going to the hospital to support her mother, and getting an official autism diagnosis for her son. So it’s entirely understandable that she had a lot to talk about when it came to her personal life. Many fans were upset that the first and only Black Housewife was fired after just one season. Other fans were fine with the decision because they didn’t like it.
Novella Bergner Relationships and Children
Novella Bergner married James Bergner in 2020. They dated each other for five years before getting married. James served Novella with divorce papers in July 2021. Novella filed for legal separation from James the following month. Their divorce was finalized in December 2021. It is not clear why the couple broke up. Novella claims James was nearly $6 million in tax debt. However, James claims that Novella lost herself while she was preparing to join RHOC. Novella has dated since her divorce but is currently single.
Like many other Real Housewives cast members, Novella Birgener has children. She has a 7-year-old daughter named Coco and a 2-year-old son named James. In May of this year, she completed the process of officially diagnosing her son with autism. She has been very open about the process of educating herself on the matter in order to be a better mother to him.
Novella Bergner Relationships and Children
Noella Bergener was the first black woman on The Real Housewives of Orange County. She’s also been incredibly open about her sexuality, her politics, and her struggles as a single mother. While she will no longer be on RHOC, she will continue her online career and possibly go back to modeling. Novella Birgen has also become the CEO of Playland. This is a sex positive and inclusive adult toy store.