Tom Sandoval might have broken Ariana Madix’s coronary coronary heart, nevertheless she’s faraway from broke.

The longtime reality-show couple break up ultimate spring after the headline-making revelation that Sandoval, her boyfriend of 9 years, had been having an affair with Madix’s good buddy and “Vanderpump Pointers” castmate Rachel (beforehand commonly known as Raquel) Leviss. 

The infidelity shocked followers, led to an Emmy nomination for the delightfully lowbrow Bravo assortment which had been sinking into irrelevance after 10 seasons, and helped Madix score a slew of identify partnerships and enormous new roles — from Lay’s potato chips to “Dancing with the Stars.”

“She’s bringing one factor else to the desk completely different than merely, ‘Hey, keep a bag of chips.’ There’s a story she is going to inform,” talked about Amy Luca, Authorities Vice President, World Head of Social at Media.Monks.

“She’s most probably extraordinarily involved inside the creative of irrespective of these partnerships are, which is principally nice for producers and firms. We love after we get some creative partnership,” added Luca, who can be an Adjunct Professor of Digital Promoting and advertising and marketing on the USC Marshall Faculty of Enterprise Program. “And he or she’s an entrepreneur at coronary coronary heart.”

In March, info broke that Tom Sandoval (left) had cheated on longtime girlfriend Adriana Madix (center) with their shut buddy Rachel (beforehand commonly known as Raquel) Leviss (correct) MediaPunch/Shutterstock

Madix, who grew up in Melbourne, Florida, has talked about publicly that she’s sport to make loads of gives.

“We’ve no generational wealth in our family. I must make enough money to have the power to deal with my mom and my brother and each different family members who might or couldn’t need it,” she knowledgeable Glamour for a June cowl story. “I on no account must concern about it ever, ever, ever. So I’ll work as so much as doable to not ought to.”

Actually, she has. The Scandoval, as its been dubbed, broke in early March 2023. By mid-June, Madix had already partnered with a minimal of 10 producers — amongst them foremost companies resembling Uber One, Bic Razors, Lay’s, Glad and Duracell, along with Bellesa intercourse toys and Elevating Cane’s hen consuming locations — on social media posts. 

“Bloomingdale’s dealt with me to a procuring spree! I’ve on no account felt hotter” Madix wrote in a put up for the division retailer. arianamadix/Instagram
Madix’s Bloomingdale’s look echoed the enticing pink robe she wore to the “Vanderpump Pointers” reunion. Nicole Weingart/Bravo

A number of the posts contained jokes at Sandoval’s expense and Easter eggs for “Pump Pointers” followers. 

“I buy my very personal batteries now, and I favor Duracell,” she coolly declared in a video on Instagram and TikTok. The highway referenced Sandoval whining on the current, whereas that they had been nonetheless collectively, that Madix didn’t buy house objects or acknowledge that he did.

“There’s pens inside the drawer, there’s batteries inside the drawer, on account of I do that,” he’d griped to his enterprise affiliate bestie Tom Schwartz.

A Duracell advert with Madix made jokes at Tom Sandoval’s expense. arianamadix/Instagram

Some posts have been additional oblique. “Usually you merely gotta change your vibe,” she cheekily wrote inside the captions for a put up plugging a Bellesa vibrator giveaway.

In an advert for finance agency SoFi, Madix clinks glasses with a financial advisor who declares, “We’re all on Group Ariana.”

Completely different had been merely triumphant. “Bloomingdale’s dealt with me to a procuring spree! I’ve on no account felt hotter,” the reality star wrote in a put up for the division retailer, beneath {a photograph} of her attempting fierce in a revealing, long-sleeved pink robe that nodded to the long-lasting pink robe she’d worn to the tear-filled “Vanderpump Pointers” reunion in Might.

“Usually you merely gotta change your vibe,” Madix cheekily wrote inside the captions for a put up plugging a Bellesa vibrator giveaway. arianamadix/Instagram

“She’s obtained crew behind her who’s looking out for these options and mannequin gives,” Luca knowledgeable The Submit.

Whereas expenses for social media posts have a variety, Luca estimated that just a few of the bigger producers would seemingly pay a actuality star resembling Madix, who has 2.2 million followers on Instagram, $50,000 to $70,000 per put up.

Whereas there’s a danger that some gives might have go into the low six figures, such sums are generally reserved for A-Listers resembling singer Dua Lipa, Luca well-known.

At present, Madix’s crew accommodates supervisor Kasra Ajir, whose purchasers embody Danny Pudi from the sitcom “Neighborhood,” and publicist Susan Madore, who conveniently moreover reps “Dancing with the Stars” co-host Derek Hough. (Madix and her reps declined to comment for this textual content.)

Madix is selling a shirt learning “F–okay Me in This T-Shirt,” a reference to 1 factor Sandoval talked about about her on “Vanderpump Pointers.”

Mannequin partnerships aren’t the one means Madix has profited from the break up. Merely after the breakup, she and enterprise affiliate and castmate Katie Maloney bought right here up with the thought to advertise merchandise for his or her forthcoming, long-delayed, awkwardly named sandwich retailer in West Hollywood — There’s One factor About Her — to offer followers an answer to help Madix.

Inside 36 hours of putting the merch — sweatshirts and hats with the shop model, along with a “F**Okay Me in This Shirt” excessive that was a dig at a comment Sandoval made about Madix sporting a T-shirt all through intercourse — on-line, product sales reached $100,000. When the “Vanderpump” cast shot their reunion on March 23, Maloney launched that they’d hit $200,000.

In June, a Madix buddy who helped launch the merch knowledgeable Vanity Truthful that product sales remained common. Spherical that time, Madix moreover put out her private line of “revenge merchandise” on-line, with slogans resembling “It’s not me, it’s you” and “Expertise or die” emblazoned on shirts and hats.

Madix, dancing proper right here withe Pasha Pashkov, seemingly obtained a big payday from “Dancing With the Stars.” The Walt Disney Agency
The two made it to the finals of “DWTS.” The Walt Disney Agency

The following month, Madix partnered with Lip Lab on 4 limited-edition lipstick shades. The switch into the cosmetics space, on excessive of each little factor else, conjures the Kardashians, Luca talked about.

“[Her team] is principally engaged on fostering the model that Kris Jenner pioneered,” she talked about. “You’re taking a public event that had created some fame and in addition you parlay that into many, many enterprise gives and completely completely different areas which is likely to be real to that experience.”

There was moreover a job in a Lifetime movie, “Purchasing for Once more My Daughter,” that debuted in early October. It acquired restricted consideration, nevertheless at least one critic praised her performing as “shockingly good,” in all probability establishing Madix for bigger roles.

Madix (correct) did an Uber One put up with castmates Lala Kent (left) and Scheana Shay (center). pumprules/TikTok
Madix has been enlisted to promote merchandise from Lays’s and even Glad trash baggage on social media. arianamadix/TikTox

The actual fact star moreover managed to rush out a cocktail recipe information inside the wake of the scandal.

“Single AF Cocktails,” which hit cupboards on December 5, is a sequel of sorts to the the information, “Fancy AF Cocktails: Drink Recipes from a Couple of Expert Drinkers,” that she and Sandoval launched in December 2019.

The model new information was put out by Clarkson Potter, and an editor at a rival cookbook author estimates that Madix obtained an advance inside the mid-to-high six figures, offered that’s she’s inside the zeitgeist and her first information purchased correctly — 82,000 copies, according to Nielsen BookScan.

The editor moreover well-known that the first information was put out by a novel author, Harvest Publications, suggesting a doable bidding battle or a switch to make more money. 

Madix performs a cop in a Lifetime movie, “Purchasing for Once more My Daughter,” that debuted in early October. ©Lifetime Television/Courtesy Everett Assortment

Nevertheless, it’s unlikely, the editor talked about, that Madix would have gotten seven-figure advance seems unlikely, offered that cocktail books have a lot much less broad enchantment than typical cookbooks.

“Nevertheless, it any cocktail information might go for seven figures, it may very well be this one ensuing from her celeb,” the editor talked about.

Madix’s twirl on “Dancing with the Stars” was one different large payday.

She and her skilled dancing affiliate Pasha Pashkov sashayed all the way in which wherein to the December finale sooner than coming in third place. (Actress Xochitl Gomez and Val Chmerkovskiy had been the large winners.) Consistent with Choice, contestants on the current are initially paid $125,000 for rehearsing and displaying on a pair early episodes. Nevertheless, these, like Madix, who make it to the finale can reportedly rake in roughly $300,000 for the seaon.

Madix’s “Single AF Cocktails,” which hit cupboards on December 5, is a sequel of sorts to the the information, “Fancy AF Cocktails: Drink Recipes from a Couple of Expert Drinkers,” that she and Sandoval launched in December 2019.

No matter all of the money she’s making, Madix has however to disentangle herself from the property she owns with Sandoval. In 2019, the then-couple paid merely over $2 million for a up to date farmhouse with a pool in Los Angeles’s Valley Village. They’ve every continued to dwell within the house after the break up, and Madix has insisted that the she’s not rolling in dough no matter all her gives.

“I’m not rich. I don’t have hundreds and hundreds of {{dollars}},” she talked about on a podcast in August. “I’ve quite a few areas that money has to go.”

Last Sunday on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Keep,” Madix knowledgeable Andy Cohen that she wants to advertise her portion of the home to Sandoval.

“I’d love for that to be resolved shortly,” she knowledgeable Cohen. “So if [Sandoval’s lawyer] Joe Weiner may very well get once more to my lawyer, that’d be good.”

Madix and Sandoval are nonetheless sharing the home they private collectively in Los Angeles’ Valley Village neighborhood. GAC / MEGA

She’ll even be transferring to New York, at least for a while.

Merely after her spectacular run on “DWTS,” it was launched that Madix will in all probability be doing an eight-week run on Broadway starring as Roxie Hart in “Chicago.”

It conveniently begins on January 29 — solely a day sooner than the model new season of “Vanderpump Pointers” debuts on Bravo.

The musical switch is additional about reputation than raking it in, according to a Broadway insider, who well-known that “Chicago” producers Fran and Barry Weissler don’t have a reputation for giving large paychecks. 

Madix will in all probability be doing an eight-week run on Broadway starring as Roxie Hart in “Chicago.” @arianamadix/Instagram

“I can’t take into consideration Ariana Madix is making so much money,” the insider knowledgeable The Submit. “Doing ‘Chicago’ on Broadway is an easy means for a actuality star to try to maintain associated — they don’t do it for the paycheck. 

In current occasions, the operate has been recognized for stunt casting. Fellow Bravolebrity Erika Jayne, of “Precise Housewives of Beverly Hills” fame, did the cell-block tango in 2020. Pamela Anderson took a spin inside the operate ultimate 12 months, and it helped purchase consideration for her information, “Love Pamela,” and documentary, “Pamela, a Love Story.” 

“A minimal of [Madix] studied musical theater, so now it gained’t be as unbearable to look at as some ‘celebrities’ sooner than her,” quipped the insider.

Amongst Madix’s social-media gives: promoting Bic Razors. arianamadix/Instagram

An Emmy-nominated casting director who has labored on just a few of TV’s most acclaimed displays can be quick to note that Madix has additional teaching than many actuality brethren.

“Ariana is additional proficient than any person like an Erika Jayne,” the casting director talked about bluntly.

He well-known that, early in her “Vanderpump Pointers” arc, Madix was a bartender with performing aspirations.

It’s not arduous to consider her getting cast in a group scripted assortment as half of a large ensemble cast, like a “Associates” or “Grand Crew.” And the casting director doesn’t concern about Madix’s Scandoval earlier being distracting. “Vanderpump Pointers” fan would love the connection — and the rest of the world wouldn’t seemingly acknowledge her.

“I could see her in a half hour sitcom, I actually really feel akin to you wouldn’t cast her faraway from who she is,” he talked about. “She would principally play herself.”

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