'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills': Before They Were Housewives (PHOTOS)

Amy Tran

You're used to seeing the claws come out every week on Bravo's Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, but it wasn't always caviar and stilettos for these ultra-glam women.

Before the diamonds, mansions, and designer handbags, the world's most famous housewives past and present — Lisa Vanderpump, Kyle Richards, Kim Richards, Lisa Rinna, Dorit Kemsley, Eden Sassoon, Erika Girardi, Denise Richards, Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave, and Eileen Davidson — some were bitten by the acting bug and appeared in various TV shows and movies.

One housewife was even a fashion designer! Can you guess who?

'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Now vs. Their First Episodes (PHOTOS)

'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Now vs. Their First Episodes (PHOTOS)

Thanks to healthy living (and some good doctors), these women have hardly aged a day — let alone almost a decade.

Click through the gallery above to see your favorite housewives as a murderous sorority girl, a non-grieving widow, a psychic orphan, and more!

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Tuesdays, 9/8c, Bravo