It's safe to say that the upcoming Season 9 of Real Housewives of Orange County will be mighty different than last season. Three cast members are leaving the show, and two ladies are replacing them: Elizabeth Rovsek and Shannon Beador. But how old is Elizabeth Rovsek?
Elizabeth, who goes by Lizzie, was born in Kentucky and was crowned Miss Kentucky Teen USA in 1998. She competed in Miss Teen USA that year but did not place, and the crown was won by Vanessa Minnillo, who is now married to Nick Lachey.
Lizzie won the Miss Kentucky USA crown in 2002. She attended the University of Kentucky, earning her degree in Design, Merchandising, and Textiles. In 2009, she married Orange County-based real estate executive Christian Rovsek.
Lizzie now owns her own swimwear business called Sun Kitten Swimwear by Lizzie, which specializes in high-end pieces featuring jewel-encrusted swimsuits. She and husband Christian have two sons, Preston and Kingston.
So that brings us to the big question: How old is she? Well, she was born in 1980 and is currently 34. That makes her the youngest RHoOC cast member by a long shot. Lydia McLaughlin, who announced recently that she's leaving the show, turns 33 in March 2014.
Are you surprised by Lizzie's age? And do you think you'll like her?