Jen Shah gave the impression to be the proud proprietor of her “Shah Ski Chalet” on The Actual Housewives of Salt Lake Metropolis, however in accordance with a brand new report, she by no means owned the $3.9 million property. Actually, when filming started, she was dwelling in a house she later bought for simply over $200,000.
On the heels of the uncovering of a previous podcast, throughout which Jen gushed over her loyal assistant, Stuart Smith, who was arrested alongside her on Tuesday on fees of wire fraud and cash laundering, it has been revealed that Jen and Sharrieff Shah had been really renting the 9,420-square-foot house followers noticed on season one.
As revealed in property information obtained by The New York Publish on March 31, the property has been owned by Univesco Inc., a Texas-based actual property firm working below the restricted legal responsibility firm RJW Capital Traders, since 2014.
Steven Frey of Univesco Inc. informed The Publish that she was unaware that Jen had been portrayed because the proprietor of the house on episodes of RHOSLC.
Whereas some have assumed that Bravo was unaware that Jen was renting the house, because of the portrayal of the property on the present and articles they’ve shared, insiders informed The Publish that the community was effectively conscious that Jen was a renter.
“On the November 11 collection premiere … Jen Shah hosted a lavish fete at her home, however even earlier than she remodeled the abode (which she calls the ‘Shah Ski Chalet’) for her castmate Meredith Marks’ birthday, our jaws dropped over her insanely beautiful house,” one among Bravo’s article said.
Early final yr, forward of the premiere of the debut season of RHOSLC, rumors urged that one of many girls of the present didn’t really personal the house she filmed in. Then, throughout a February 2020 episode of Brandi Redmond and Stephanie Hollman‘s Weekly Dose of B.S. podcast, Brandi mentioned she knew somebody from the present was renting.
“I do know that a type of girls is renting a home. I don’t know [who it is] as a result of I don’t know the forged however I do know that one among them is a renter as a result of they’re renting some buddies of mine’s house,” the Actual Housewives of Dallas forged member alleged.
After listening to what Brandi had mentioned, Jen seemingly admitted to renting the house, however she claimed to personal a number of different houses within the space in addition to an residence in New York Metropolis.
“Is that this what everyone seems to be getting their g-string up their a– about bcuz [they’re] irrelevant? Or is it bcuz they want they might afford to pay the hire plus personal [four] different houses and have an apt in NYC?” Jen wrote in an Instagram remark after a snippet from Brandi’s podcast was shared.
However in accordance with The Publish, no documentation was situated to again up Jen’s claims of getting owned 4 further properties or a Large Apple residence.
Previous to transferring into the rental property, Jen and her household had been dwelling in Sandy, Utah, since 2004, when she and Sharrieff purchased a house for $302,069.
Years later, as Jen started starring on RHOSLC, she and her husband bought the property at a loss for $213,000 and moved into the $8,500-a-month Park Metropolis rental.
As RHOSLC followers have absolutely heard, Jen and Stuart had been taken into custody on Tuesday after being accused of working alongside a variety of different co-conspirators on a telemarketing rip-off that focused aged folks.
Simply months in the past, whereas defending her want for eight assistants on Michelle Collins’ SiriusXM radio present, Jen eerily revealed that Stuart would “actually do something” for her.
“Some assistants I received’t ask to do sure issues, ? One in all them is simply, she’s simply strictly digital. So in fact I’m not asking her to do… However like Stuart is all in for like loopy stuff,” Jen admitted, by way of Web page Six.
“These persons are additionally doing enterprise issues too, however as a result of they’re like serving to me with like admin assistant sort stuff, that’s why they’re like assistants,” she added.
Jen additionally praised Stuart on Instagram simply weeks in the past, telling her followers and followers he was “the true MVP.”
“Some folks come into your life for a cause…they’re with you thru the highs and lows, they’re steadfast of their loyalty and love. There’s NO ONE ELSE LIKE YOU! HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my STUCHAINZ! Thanks for being by my facet from Day #1. I really like you and am so grateful on your friendship, loyalty, sacrifice, help and unconditional love. Have a SHAHMAZING Birthday!”
The Actual Housewives of Salt Lake Metropolis season two is at present within the midst of manufacturing and anticipated to start airing on Bravo someday late this yr.