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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#24 - Angie Everhart/Pat & Gina Neely
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 13, 2014
Model Angie Everhart switches places with TV personality Gina Neely.
#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.