Who is Caroline Stanbury?
British reality TV personality and businesswoman Caroline Alice Stanbury, was born in London, England on 28 April 1976, under the zodiac sign of Taurus. She’s probably best known for her starring role in the 2022 reality show “The Real Housewives of Dubai”, which also stars Chanel Ayan, Sara Al Madani and Caroline Brooks, and follows the lives of several wealthy women living in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.
Education and early life
Caroline was raised in London alongside her siblings Alexander George Basil Stanbury, Edward Samuel Joseph Stanbury, and Victoria Elizabeth Sophie Stanbury, by their father Anthony Stanbury and mother Elizabeth; not a lot is known about Caroline’s family, because she respects their privacy, while it’s known that her parents were quite wealthy while she was growing up.
Caroline studied at Westonbirt School in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, South West England and was interested in a number of activities during her teenage years; she was 12 when she began taking dancing lessons, and then also practiced acting, singing and playing the piano.
She matriculated in 1994, and then enrolled at King’s College, London, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 1998.
Career as a businesswoman
Caroline worked various jobs following graduation, and eventually launched her own business, a small store Gift Library which sold luxurious and quite expensive gifts; after having been cast to star in the reality show “Ladies of London”, Caroline was no longer able to run the business, and thus sold it to Amara.com.
She went on to launch Black Suede Studio, which is her own shoe line, and most recently, in 2020 Caroline hosted her own podcast “Divorced Not Dead”, speaking about her love life.
Appearances in reality TV shows
It was in 2014 that Caroline was cast to star in the reality show “Ladies of London”; it also starred Marissa Hermer and Juliet Angus, and follows the lives of several British and American socialites living in London, England. It was Caroline who helped make the show popular, and it was cancelled after she moved to Dubai in 2016.
She made a guest appearance in a 2014 episode of the talk-show “This Morning”, and in an episode of the talk-show “E! News Live” in 2016.
Since 2015, she’s appeared in five episodes of the talk-show “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen”; it’s hosted by Andy, and features him discussing various topics with his celebrity guests. The talk-show’s been airing since 2009, and has won one of its eight award nominations. The year 2020 saw Caroline appear in the talk-shows “Stay Home with Kris Fade & Friends” and “Face to Face with David”.
Caroline’s presence on the internet is quite strong, and there are nearly 650,000 people following her on Instagram today, while she’s posted nearly 1,400 pictures and videos.
Her Twitter account was created in July 2010, and there are today more than 60,000 people following her, while she’s posted close to 30,000 times; she uses Twitter to share her various thoughts with her fans.
Caroline’s Facebook page numbers nearly 90,000 followers, and she usually updates it every day.
She’s also launched a TikTok account, and it’s currently followed by nearly 190,000 people, while she’s amassed over two million likes of all her videos combined.
Caroline’s YouTube channel
Caroline and her second husband Sergio launched their YouTube channel “Meet The Carrallos” on 30 June 2020, and today over 13,000 people are subscribed to it, while it numbers nearly 1.4 million views of all their videos combined. They are mostly focused on uploading videos which feature them sharing the details of their everyday lives with their fans, and we’ll be mentioning three of the most popular amongst these.
Their #1 video “MALDIVES! WELCOME TO THE BEST HOTEL IN THE WORLD!!” has been viewed nearly 300,000 times since 19 November 2020, and features Caroline and Sergio staying at what Caroline believes to be the best hotel in the world.
Video #2 is “FALLING IN LOVE AFTER DIVORCE! 18 YEARS AGE DIFFERENCE” has been viewed over 50,000 times since 13 August 2020, and shows Caroline talking about how she and Sergio fell in love.
Their #3 video “What do you think BRITISH BARBIE puts inside her DREAM HOUSE ?” has been watched close to 50,000 times since 15 August 2020, and features Caroline showing off her dream house.
Love life and husband
Caroline’s married twice. She married Emirati banker Cem Habib in 2004, and even though neither has spoken about the circumstances under which they met, it’s believed that they were introduced by a mutual friend in London in 2001, when Cem was visiting the city on business. Caroline gave birth to their daughter Yasmine Habib only a couple of months following their wedding, and then to their twin sons Aaron and Zac Habib in April 2010.
The family lived in London, but after Cem had to move to Dubai for work in 2016, the entire family moved there together; it was in 2019 that Cem and Caroline divorced.
In 2021, Caroline exchanged vows with Spanish soccer player Sergio Carrallo; the ceremony took place in the Republic of Mauritius, because the United Arab Emirates laws (at that point) didn’t allow interfaith marriages.
Caroline’s married to her second husband Sergio Carrallo as of October 2022, and has three children with her first husband Cem Habib.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Caroline seems to be enjoying spending her money on vacations, and some of her fans have stated that they’ve only seen the popular reality star staying at the most luxurious hotels and dining at the most expensive restaurants.
She loves fast cars, and her favorite brand’s Porsche.
Caroline’s favorite season is summer, and she likes to go yachting with her husband, and swim in the ocean.
She’s a dog lover, and her and Sergio’s pet dog has been featured in several of their Instagram pictures and videos.
Caroline’s favorite hobby’s travelling, and she’s been all around the world, while her favorite city to travel to is Venice, Italy.
Her favorite actresses are Emma Stone and Meryl Streep, and some of her favorite movies are “Cruella”, “Easy A” and “La La Land”.
Height, eyes and net worth
Caroline’s age is 46. She has long blonde hair and her eyes are blue, her height’s 5ft 6ins (1.68m) and her weight is around 125lbs (57kgs).
Caroline’s net worth’s been estimated at over $30 million, as of October 2022.