Shahs of Sunset
Shahs of Sunset (Photo by: Tommy Garcia/Bravo)

Overview of the Shahs of Sunset Series on Bravo

The Shahs of Sunset is a reality TV series on the Bravo network. The show follows the personal and professional lives of a group of Persian-American friends in Los Angeles.

Cast Overview

Following is a list of the primary cast members for the show.

  • Adam Neely – Adam is Reza’s husband.
  • Asa Soltan Rahmati
  • Reza Farahan – Reza is a real estate agent in the Beverly Hills area. In addition, he has a haircare line of products called Reza Be Obsessed. He has an estimated net worth of around $7 million. Reza scored a spin-off real estate show called Yours, Mine, or Ours.
  • Destiney Rose – Destiney used to be the manager of a nightclub. More recently, she worked as an event planner. She is worth about $1 million. Also, Destiney was a cast member on The People’s Couch.
  • Golnesa Gharachedaghi (GG) – GG used to get by on a $7,000 a month salary from her father, who is a successful architect. Now, she has a line of CBD and THC products called W├╝Sah. Although we can’t confirm the amount, she is reportedly worth about $12 million.
  • Jessica Parido
  • Lilly Ghalichi
  • Mercedes Javid (MJ) – MJ is a real estate agent in the Beverly Hills area. She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
  • Mike Shouhed – Mike is a real estate developer who is worth about $3 million.
  • Nema Vand – Nema is a marketing consultant and is worth about $1 million.

How much money do cast members make from the show? While the numbers are not released publicly, the amount of $18,000 per episode was leaked during the second season. The cast members may make more or less than this amount, depending on the season. Also, their compensation may be linked to how many seasons they are active on the show. Also, I’m sure their salary is ultimately tied to their individual storyline and how much drama they create.

All of the cast members make frequent appearances on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.

List of Episodes

Season 1 – Shahs of Sunset

  • S1 E1 – Image is Everything – The group gets together for dinner and a pool party, but things get out of control. GG is obviously jealous of Mike’s date, making everyone wonder if anything is going on between them.
  • S1 E2 – It’s My Birthday Bitches – Reza gets everyone together to celebrate his 38th birthday. GG and MJ start to gossip and stir the shit.
  • S1 E3 – Champagne Wars – Reza is steaming mad at Golnesa for her behavior during his birthday celebration. Next, Mike works on a real estate deal. Later on, Reza throws a champagne tasting party. 
  • S1 E4 – Waiting for MJ – Asa showcases her music for a big-time producer. In classic MJ fashion, MJ shows up late to GG’s parent’s anniversary celebration. Of course, GG gets pissed off.
  • S1 E5 – The Shahs of Great Neck – Surprise! GG vents to her sister about her fight with Asa and MJ. Meanwhile, Reza travels to Long Island to confront his father.
  • S1 E6 – Old Friends New Problems – In the final episode of the first season, Mike admits that there is some sexual tension with GG. Later, Asa shares her new song with others in the Persian community. Then, Sammy and MJ go out on blind dates.

Season 2

  • S2 E1 – The Whisky Makes You Frisky
  • S2 E2 – The Persian Nose Business
  • S2 E3 – I Love You But I Don’t Like You
  • S2 E4 – You Shouldn’t Have Worn That Dress
  • S2 E5 – Please Bring a Man
  • S2 E6 – You Took an Ambien
  • Mo-Cedes, Mo Problems
  • Happy New Year
  • Hard for Me to Say I’m Sorry
  • Persh-A-Palooza
  • Reunion Part 1
  • Reunion Part 2
  • Lost Footage

Season 3

  • Only Guilty Men Bring Flowers
  • These People Are Not Your Friends
  • Bad Things Happen When I Eat Salami
  • Sorry. Not Sorry.
  • Fresh Off the Boat
  • Persian Pride
  • The Velvet Rage
  • Caught in a Bad Bro-Mance
  • Sometimes You Just Have to Drink It Off
  • The Buttery, Chocolate Croissant
  • In Love, There Must Be Torture
  • Return to the Homeland (Part 1)
  • Return to the Homeland (Part 2)
  • Is This 40?
  • Reunion – Part 1
  • Reunion – Part 2

Season 4

  • I Am Gay Gandhi
  • What Happened in Turkey?
  • The Devil’s Staycation
  • The Secret Is Out
  • It’s Nuclear Now
  • Will You Marry Me?
  • Crunch vs. Munch
  • An Inconclusive Truth
  • Can’t Fake The Funk
  • One Wedding and a Dog Funeral
  • Tale of Two Parties
  • Bubbles of Fertility
  • Big Trouble in a Little Phuket
  • Lions and Buddhists and Persians, Oh My!
  • Reunion Part 1
  • Reunion Part 2

Season 5

  • Persian of the Pacific
  • C’est La Vida
  • Oy Vey, MJ!
  • Are We Out Of The Woods Yet?
  • Back To Nurture
  • A Cat-astrophic Night
  • Surprise! You’re Married
  • Six Persians Walk Into A Bar
  • Lights, Camera, Kaftans!
  • Belize It Or Not
  • Trouble In Paradise
  • Is It Too Late to Say I’m Sorry?
  • Mr. Shouhed’s Wild Ride
  • La Vida Loca
  • OMGG
  • Reunion Part 1
  • Reunion Part 2

Season 6

  • The Miracle Baby
  • A Long Trip for a Short Apology
  • Hava Nagila, Hava Tequila
  • Let My People Go
  • Dreidels and Betrayals
  • Hooray For Holy Land!
  • You Got Sherv’d
  • The Art Of Deflection
  • A Tale Of Two Turkeys
  • The Lying Game
  • The Shahs Take Manhattan
  • Sex (Tips) In The City
  • The Thread That Broke The Shahs’ Backs
  • Reunion Part 1
  • Reunion Part 2

Production Company and Executive Producers

  • Coming soon

Facts and Trivia

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