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“Real Housewife” Hit With Tax Lien; Owes Six Figures To IRS

Alexia Echevarria, the so-called “Cuban Barbie,” is in debt to IRS by more than $140,000.

Alexia Echevarria, a star on the Bravo reality TV show Real Housewives of Miami, owes $142,811.31 in unpaid income taxes for the year 2014.

The debt was listed in a tax lien filed in Miami-Dade County and first reported by Jose Lambiet of

The self-proclaimed “Cuban Barbie” is the executive editor of Venue, a Spanish-language magazine in Miami which was run by Echevarria’s ex-husband, Herman Echevarria, who passed away in September.

This not the first time Echevarria has been in trouble with the IRS. In 2012, the IRS filed a lien against her and her then-husband for $94,000 in unpaid taxes. Two years, the couple were able to pay off the tax debt.

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