Teresa Giudice Biography
Teresa Giudice is a 49-year-old American New York best-selling author, entrepreneur, and reality television personality who is best known for being a cast member on the twelfth season of the reality television show; Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Paterson, New Jersey is her native home and she attended Berkeley College in New Jersey where she graduated proudly with a degree in fashion marketing and management. In addition, she is a New York Times bestselling author of four cookbooks. Furthermore, she is an inspirational working mom who is devoting the bulk of her time to her four beautiful daughters. Giudice showcased her business acumen by raising $70,000 in 2012 for the charity, NephCure, on NBC’s hit show Celebrity Apprentice.
She is also passionate about maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle. Giudice became a certified yoga instructor which has assisted her to remain focused and centered through challenging times for her family. In her second memoir, Standing Strong released on October 3, 2017, she shows her fans what it truly means to be a survivor through her unparalleled honesty and courage.
Teresa Giudice Age
Giudice is 49 years old as of 2021. She was born on May 18, 1972, in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 18th of May every year.
Teresa Giudice Height and Weight
Giudice stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 62 kg.
Teresa Giudice Family
Giudice’s parents are Giacinto and Antonia Gorga who are immigrants from Sala Consilina. She has a younger brother who is known as Giuseppe “Joey” Gorga and the two were brought up in the Roman Catholic faith. Additionally, her mother, Antonia Gorga, passed on in March 2017, while her father passed on April 3, 2020.
Her brother is married to Melissa Gorga who is a television personality, author, singer, designer, and businesswoman. In addition, she has a cousin called Kathy Wakile who is also a cast member on The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Teresa Giudice Husband
Giudice was previously married to Joe Giudice a construction builder and restaurant owner in New Jersey. They tied the knot in 1999 and while they were together they were blessed with four daughters.
They named their daughter; Gia who was born in 2001, Gabriella who was born in 2004, Milania who was born in 2006, and Audriana who was born in 2009. However, after twenty years of marriage, the couple settled their divorce in September 2020.
Teresa Giudice New Boyfriend
After Giudice got divorced, she began dating Luis Ruelas after one year of their relationship. The two got engaged on Tuesday, October. 19, 2021.
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Teresa Giudice Net Worth
The Celebrity Net Worth revealed that Giudice has a Net Worth of $500,000. This is after she has spent a million dollars to pay off her husband’s legal debt.
Teresa Giudice Salary
Giudice earns a salary of about $1.116 million each season on Real Housewives.
Teresa Giudice House
Giudice and her ex-husband Joe resided in New Jersey and after the two got divorced, they planned to sell their house. She stated that the house was doom and gloom and dark and that she just wanted to brighten it up.
Since September 2020, she was trying to sell her five bathrooms and six bedrooms passionate which span 10,000 square feet on 3.7 acres of property. The mission was originally listed at $2.9 million according to the property records. However, the price dropped to $2.45 million shortly after. Additionally, she was able to find a buyer who bought the house at $1.9million.
Teresa Giudice New House
Giudice and Ruelas purchased a mansion that features 7 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms worth $3.35 million. She stated that the house was a Beverly Hills-style mansion in New Jersey. They moved in together in their new house in Giudice’s hometown of Montville in February 2021.
Teresa Giudice Books
Since she began starring on Housewives, she has co-authored three successful cookbooks including recipes handed down from her mother such as;
- Skinny Italian which was published on May 4, 2010
- Fabulicious which was published on May 3, 2011
- Fabulicious!: Fast & Fit which was published on May 8, 2012, alongside a memoir, co-written with K.C. Baker
- Fabulicious! On the Grill
- Turning the Tables which was from Housewife to Inmate and Back Again, revolves around her time in prison
- Standing Strong which was released on October 3, 2017
Furthermore, she has also created Fabellini which is a line of bellini cocktails and a haircare line with Jerel Sabella named after Giudice’s daughter Milania.
Real Housewives of New Jersey (season 12)
Real Housewives of New Jersey is an American reality television series that first premiered on May 12, 2009, on Bravo. The series focuses on the personal and professional lives of a number of women residing in the U.S. State of New Jersey.
The cast members on the season 12th season of Real Housewives of New Jersey include;
- Jennifer Aydin
- Melissa Gorga
- Jackie Goldschneider
- Dolores Catania
- Margaret Josephs
Teresa Giudice Television Shows
- Donnie Brasco
- Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
- The Fashion Show
- Celebrity Apprentice
- Teresa Checks In
- The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip
Teresa Giudice Convictions
Together with her ex-husband, she filed for bankruptcy in October 2009. An auction was initially scheduled for August 22, 2010, for furniture from their Montville, New Jersey, home. However, the auction was postponed and later canceled as the couple withdrew their petition for bankruptcy.
In addition, Joe and Teresa were later charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, making false statements on loan applications, and bankruptcy fraud in a 39-count indictment On July 29, 2013.
Joe was also charged with the indictment for failure to file tax returns for tax years 2004 through 2008. The two pleaded not guilty in federal court to financial fraud charges on August 14, 2013. Later on November 19, 2013, Joe was individually charged that he allegedly used marriage and birth certificates belonging to his brother to fraudulently obtain a driver’s license in 2010.
Furthermore, the two also owned driver’s licenses had been suspended following a DUI arrest on January 13, 2010. After Joe was convicted his license was suspended for a period of one year in addition to him being sentenced to 20 days of community service.
Following a deal struck with federal prosecutors, on March 4, 2014, Teresa and Joe entered a guilty plea to 41 counts of fraud. The two were accused of engaging in wire, mail, bank, and bankruptcy fraud. They earned a net of over $5 million over a 10-year period.
Furthermore, she was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison while Joe was sentenced to 41 months, followed by potential deportation to Italy on October 2, 2014. They were also expected to pay $414,000 in restitution. In addition, they were also allowed to stagger their sentences so one parent could stay with their children.
Teresa Giudice Social Media Platform
Giudice is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 1M followers on Twitter, 2M followers on Instagram, and 1M followers on Facebook.