5 Things You Need To Know About The Real Bling Ring Before Watching New Netflix Docuseries

The new Netflix documentary film The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist it hits the broadcast on September 21, 2022. It features commentary from Bling Ring members Alexis Neiers and Nick Prugo, as well as Alexis’ mother, Andrea Arlington-Dunne. The group of looted teenage thieves A-list celebrity homes like Orlando Bloom, Lindsay Lohan and more in the early years. Here are five things to know about the real Bling Ring before you watch the Netflix docuseries.

Bling Ring members Alexis Neiers and Nick Prugo standing against a gray background.
(L to R) Alexis Haines and Nicholas Prugo in ‘The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist.’ | chrome Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

There were seven Bling Ring members in total.

The real-life Bling Ring started with just Nick Prugo and Rachel Lee. Prugo and Lee started small stealing cars in affluent neighborhoods before moving on to larger targets. Eventually, they invited more people to get involved, and there were a total of seven teens and young adults who helped commit the crimes. Aside from Prugo and Lee, Neiers, Diana Tamayo, Courtney Ames, Johnny Ajar, and Roy Lopez Jr. burglarized celebrity homes at one point during the crime spree. However, Neiers claims that Lee “started it all”.

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