Real Housewives of Orange County season 18: Here’s everything you need to know about it

Bravo fans can expect a certain shake ups for the season 18 of The Real Housewives of Orange County.

Taylor Armstrong announced in November 2023 that she was leaving RHOC after one season on the reality show. She has earlier starred in Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and joined RHOC in season 17 as a friend role.


“Loved spending time with the ladies of #RHOC and thankful I got to give the viewers an update on my life,” read the caption alongside her Instagram photo from her time on the show. She added that she has made some real friendships on the show, which she cherish and wished the ladies best for season 18.

When does Real Housewives of Orange County season 18 release?

A release date for the upcoming season 18 of RHOC has not been unveiled yet.

Did filming for Real Housewives of Orange County season 18 start?

The upcoming season went on floor in the early 2024. Heather Dubrow’s husband, Terry Dubrow, confirmed it to Us Weekly in February about the shooting being underway.

Which of the cast members of Real Housewives of Orange County return for season 18?

Apart from Taylor’s exit from season 18, the network is yet to confirm the season 17 stars Heather, Shannon Beador, Jennifer Pedranti, Gina Kirschenheiter, Tamra Judge, and Emily Simpson. Several cast members have however teased their involvement via social media.