Makers of Bling Empire announce new docuseries "My Unorthodox life"—here’s what we know

It's sure to be a good watch!

Kane Lim, Jaime Xie and Kevin Kreider in episode 8 “Will You Marry Me?” of Bling Empire
(Image credit: Netflix)

Bling Empire was one of the many series we binge-watched the moment it debuted on Netflix. The show explores the lives of a group of mega-rich Asian-American friends in Los Angeles. Following the news that the high-priced hijinks will continue with Bling Empire season 2, Netflix has also announced a new series made by the same creators as that reality hit. 

"My Unorthodox Life" is a new Netflix docuseries made by Bling Empire executives Jeff Jenkins, Reinout Oerlemans, and Ross Weintraub. Although the new show obviously won’t be the same as the gossipy, lavish reality series, it’s sure to be a very gripping and entertaining watch.

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The new docuseries comes after the huge success of "Unorthodox," the Netflix drama miniseries that followed a young woman named Esty as she left her Orthodox Jewish community in Berlin.

Similarly, "My Unorthodox Life" will follow the experiences of Julia Haart, an American fashion designer and entrepreneur who was a former member of an Orthodox Jewish community in New York. It will focus on her life once she decided to leave the orthodox community to become a fashion CEO. 

The synopsis reads: "This series centers around the personal and professional life of fashion mogul Julia Haart—former member of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community turned CEO of Elite World Group."

The summary continues: "My Unorthodox Life takes you on a journey through Julia Haart’s untamed, unpredictable, and unorthodox life."

Julia Haart herself said in an Instagram post: "I’m so excited to finally share what my family and I have been up to! My Unorthodox Life is coming to @netflix soon. It follows the unexpected story behind my unpredictable family at work, at home, and everywhere in between. More soon!!'

There’s no official release date yet, nor any news on the length of the series or an official trailer, but Netflix has confirmed it will land on the streaming platform at some point this year. Stay tuned!

Naomi Jamieson
Lifestyle News Writer

Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team, where she covers everything from entertainment to fashion and beauty, as well as TikTok trends for Woman&Home, after previously writing for My Imperfect Life and GoodTo. Interestingly though, Naomi actually has a background in design, having studied illustration at Plymouth University but lept into the media world in 2020, after always having a passion for writing and earned her Gold Standard diploma in Journalism with the NCTJ.

Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.