Faye Resnick is an American reality television personality, interior designer, and author. She is best known for her involvement in the famous O. J. Simpson murder trial. As a TV personality, she is popular for featuring in the reality show ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’. Born as one of the four children to a Spanish-Italian nurse mother, Faye was raised by her mother and stepfather after her biological father left the family when she was young. She grew up as a hapless child who was often beaten by her stepfather. Faye eventually left home to live with her aunt in the Bay Area where she started her modelling career. She was crowned the 1975 Maid of Hayward and went on to pursue a career as a professional model. Currently, she also works as an interior designer. In addition, she has collaborated on two books related to the O. J. Simpson murder trial. She is also a former manicurist. On a personal note, Faye has been married four times and has one daughter.
Childhood & Early Life
Faye Resnick was born as Faye Denise Hutchison on July 3, 1957, in Brentwood, California, USA, to a Spanish-Italian mother who worked as a nurse and later became a successful columnist.
Her biological father abandoned the family when Faye was young. She has three siblings. Her German stepfather was an abusive personality who often beat her for wetting the bed.
As a teenager, Faye left home to reside with her aunt in the Bay Area. She claims that she studied law courses at a community college. She eventually became a model.
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Faye Resnick was crowned the 1975 Maid of Hayward. This motivated her to pursue a professional modelling career. In March 1997, she posed nude for the ‘Playboy’ magazine, featuring as a cover girl for their American issue.
As a television personality, she has appeared in several episodes of Bravo’s reality TV series ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’. She also appeared in an episode of season ten of the series ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians,’ as a guest at Kris Jenner's birthday party in Las Vegas.
In 2016, Faye had another appearance in ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ in the show’s 12th season in an episode titled "Significant Others and Significant Brothers".
As an author, she has contributed to two books titled 'Nicole Brown Simpson: The Private Diary of a Life Interrupted' and 'Shattered: In the Eye of the Storm,' which were published in 1994 and 1996, respectively.
Connection with Nicole Brown Simpson
Faye Resnick first met Nicole Brown Simpson, the ex-wife of retired professional football player O. J. Simpson, in 1990.
Faye often socialized with Nicole and even vacationed together. In 1994, Nicole called Faye’s third husband Paul Resnick to inform him about Faye’s deteriorating condition as she had been abusing cocaine again.
On June 9, 1994, Nicole and her friends persuaded Faye to check into a rehabilitation center in California. Three days later, Nicole Brown and one of her friends were murdered.
Family & Personal Life
Faye Resnick married her first husband Rick Barnett in 1978. Their marriage failed and the couple parted ways a year later. She then moved to London where she met Fadi Halabi. The two married in 1984. They had a daughter, Francesca. Their marriage ended in 1986.
Faye moved to Los Angeles and married entrepreneur Paul Resnick. The two divorced in 1991.
Since 2015, she has been married to her fourth husband, Everett Jack Jr.