Sonja Morgan Risks Losing Home in Divorce from J.P. Morgan Heir

The Macys Fourth of July Fireworks light up the Manhattan skyline over the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey on Independence Day July 4, 2011. UPI/John Angelillo

Sonja Morgan may be better known as one of the Real Housewives of New York City but after her divorce from John Adams Morgan, she may no longer have a home.

Morgan told the New York Post, “I'm sure the world thinks, ‘Sonja doesn't have to worry, she's got that husband there for her.’ But I'm on my own.”

The 47-year-old reality television star of Bravo’s “Real Housewives of New York City” currently lives in a $6 million townhouse on the Upper East Side. However, she’s reporting in court documents, according to, that 80-year-old Adams Morgan has not followed through on his obligation to pay a divorce judgment and alimony.

She also claims she’s been shut out of the couple’s other homes in the United States and abroad; she says she’s not able to use them or sell them. Adams Morgan’s attorneys counter that the amount specified in the divorce judgment is more than what was agreed to in the couple’s prenuptial agreement and relate documents. The couple divorced in 2008.

In 2010, Morgan filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after losing a suit brought against her by a film production company. Hannibal Pictures claimed she’d backed out of a film deal she’d promised to finance and won $7.06 million. Of the experience, she was quoted by the Daily Mail as saying, “It has been a steep learning curve in a business I knew nothing about.”

“Real Housewives of New York City” is a reality television show that chronicles the lives of a group of affluent New York City women. The show airs on Bravo and is currently in its fourth season. Footage of Morgan discussing her financial problems has been included in recent episodes.

Other “Real Housewives” shows have filmed in Orange County, New Jersey, Beverly Hills and Atlanta.

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