The BEST Episodes of Celebrity Wife Swap

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 11, 2021

Network: ABC (US)

Two women from celebrity families with different backgrounds trade places for one week. Not only are the moms given the opportunity to see how another celebrity chooses to raise her children and deal with the spotlight -- making them appreciate their own lives more -- but viewers are given a peek into how some controversial celebrities live their lives. At the end of each episode the couples meet and discuss how they feel about each other's life and share what they've learned from the experience.

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Niecy Nash/Tina Yothers

#1 - Niecy Nash/Tina Yothers

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 17, 2012

Pampered city-dweller Niecy Nash trades places with outdoors-loving Tina Yothers.

star 8.50
2 votes
Andy Dick/Lorenzo Lamas

#2 - Andy Dick/Lorenzo Lamas

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 14, 2013

Andy Dick's former love interest and Lorenzo Lamas' wife trade lives for one week.

star 8.14
7 votes
Tracey Gold/Carnie Wilson

#3 - Tracey Gold/Carnie Wilson

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 2, 2012

Two actresses, self-described control freak Tracey Gold and free spirit Carnie Wilson, trade lives for a week, ending with a frank assessment of each other and what they learned from the experience.

star 8.00
1 votes
Gilbert Gottfried/Alan Thicke

#4 - Gilbert Gottfried/Alan Thicke

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 12, 2013

Actor Alan Thicke's wife, Tanya, finds comic Gilbert Gottfried's economical ways a shock when she leaves her lavish life to trade places with Gottfried's wife, Dara.

star 8.00
6 votes
Coolio/Mark McGrath

#5 - Coolio/Mark McGrath

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 5, 2013

Rapper Coolio's girlfriend switches places with singer Mark McGrath's wife for a week.

star 7.92
49 votes
Kate Gosselin/Kendra Wilkinson

#6 - Kate Gosselin/Kendra Wilkinson

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 26, 2013

When reality-TV stars Kate Gosselin and Kendra Wilkinson switch places, Kendra struggles to get used to taking care of eight kids while Kate enjoys a more relaxing life.

star 7.77
64 votes
Laila Ali/Angie Stone

#7 - Laila Ali/Angie Stone

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired May 6, 2014

Former professional boxer Laila Ali trades lives with singer/songwriter Angie Stone.

star 7.73
15 votes
CeCe Peniston/Kellie Williams

#8 - CeCe Peniston/Kellie Williams

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 26, 2015

Former child star Kellie Williams lives outside Washington, D.C. with her husband and two children. The Williams are very traditional when it comes to roles: He is the breadwinner while Kellie is stay at home mom. Former 90s singer Cece Peniston lives in Arizona with her fiancé and his teenage daughter where they maintain strict diet and exercise plans.

star 7.67
27 votes
Judy Gold/Penn Jillette

#9 - Judy Gold/Penn Jillette

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 1, 2014

Comic Judy Gold's fiancée, Elisa, trades lives with Emily, illusionist Penn Jillette's wife.

star 7.65
17 votes
Nia Peeples/Tiffany

#10 - Nia Peeples/Tiffany

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 7, 2013

Actress Nia Peeples and former pop star Tiffany trade lives for a week.

star 7.55
11 votes
David Justice/Dweezil Zappa

#11 - David Justice/Dweezil Zappa

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 3, 2014

Former professional baseball player David Justice's wife trades places with musician Dweezil Zappa's wife.

star 7.53
17 votes
Daniel Baldwin/Jermaine Jackson

#12 - Daniel Baldwin/Jermaine Jackson

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 15, 2014

Daniel Baldwin's former girlfriend, with whom he's trying to reconnect, trades places with Jermaine Jackson's wife.

star 7.52
21 votes
Jenna Von Oy/Jill Zarin

#13 - Jenna Von Oy/Jill Zarin

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 15, 2014

Actress Jenna von Oy and reality-TV star Jill Zarin encounter many surprises when trade households and lives.

star 7.47
15 votes
Tyler Christopher/Ronn Moss

#14 - Tyler Christopher/Ronn Moss

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 22, 2014

The wives of soap opera actors Tyler Christopher and Ronn Moss trade places.

star 7.44
9 votes
Larry Birkhead/Helio Castroneves

#15 - Larry Birkhead/Helio Castroneves

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired May 27, 2014

Angie, Larry Birkhead's sister, trades lives with Adriana, Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves' girlfriend.

star 7.38
8 votes
Tichina Arnold/Kelly Pack

#16 - Tichina Arnold/Kelly Pack

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 29, 2014

Actress Tichina Arnold, who lives in New York with her husband and aspiring entertainer daughter, swaps lives with actress Kelly Packard, who lives a quiet life in California with her family and several pets.

star 7.36
22 votes
Margaret Cho/Holly Robinson-Peete

#17 - Margaret Cho/Holly Robinson-Peete

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 1, 2015

Margaret Cho leaves behind her laid-back, no-rules lifestyle with her friends and swaps places with Holly Robinson-Peete, a married mother of four who beliefs in staying organized and keeping a tight schedule.

star 7.35
20 votes
George Hamilton & Alana Stewart/Angela

#18 - George Hamilton & Alana Stewart/Angela

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 5, 2015

Alana Stewart leaves behind her quiet, yoga-filled days with ex-husband George Hamilton in Beverly Hills, and swaps places with Angela "Big Ang" Raiola, who prepares big Italian meals for her large, rambunctious family in Staten Island, N.Y.

star 7.27
15 votes
Mick “Mankind” Foley/Antonio Sabato Jr.

#19 - Mick “Mankind” Foley/Antonio Sabato Jr.

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 31, 2012

for one couple to handle when the wives of wrestler Mick "Mankind" Foley and actor Antonio Sabato Jr. trade lives.

star 7.20
10 votes
Robin Leach/Eric Roberts

#20 - Robin Leach/Eric Roberts

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 22, 2014

The wives of TV personality Robin Leach and actor Eric Roberts trade places.

star 7.20
15 votes
Robert Carradine/Terrell Owens

#21 - Robert Carradine/Terrell Owens

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 2, 2015

It's a Celebrity Wife Swap first when the men swap lives and travel around the world. Actor Robert Carradine is best know for his role on the classic movie franchise "Revenge of the Nerds." Today, he regularly visits a private island off of Tahiti with his wife of 25 years and their daughter. Former NFL pro Terrell Owens lives with his friend in a house where physical fitness and sports dominate their lifestyle.

star 7.19
36 votes
Bristol & Willow Palin/Melissa & Joan Rivers

#22 - Bristol & Willow Palin/Melissa & Joan Rivers

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 23, 2013

Bristol and Willow Palin, daughters of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, trade lives with one of TV's most popular mother-daughter duos, Joan and Melissa Rivers.

star 7.19
16 votes
Gerard/Sisqó

#23 - Gerard/Sisqó

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 28, 2013

Singer Gerardo Mejia's wife, Kathy, and singer Sisqó's girlfriend, Elizabeth, trade lives for one week.

star 7.18
11 votes
Angie Everhart/Pat & Gina Neely

#24 - Angie Everhart/Pat & Gina Neely

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 13, 2014

Model Angie Everhart switches places with TV personality Gina Neely.

star 7.18
11 votes
Jackee Harry/Traci Lords

#25 - Jackee Harry/Traci Lords

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired May 20, 2015

Emmy-winning actress Jackée Harry trades lives with pop icon Traci Lords.

star 7.15
26 votes