Reality Star

Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is an Chilean-American reality television star and author. She first gained fame on MTV's hit show Jersey Shore, which aired from 2009 to 2012. Snooki has since appeared in other reality shows, such as Snooki & JWoww, The New Celebrity Apprentice and Jersey Shore: Family Vacation.

Full Name
Nicole Elizabeth LaValle
Nov 23, 1987
4' 8"
Net Worth


Nicole Elizabeth "Snooki" Polizzi was born in Santiago, Chile on November 23, 1987. She is the daughter of Andy and Helen Polizzi, who are both Italian-American. When she was six months old, her family moved to Marlboro, New Jersey where she grew up and attended Marlboro High School. Snooki had aspirations of becoming a veterinarian when she was younger but decided to go into fashion design after completing high school.

Snooki first gained notoriety as one of the cast members of MTV's hit reality television show “Jersey Shore” in 2009. During her time on the show, Snooki became known for her wild behavior and outrageous wardrobe choices. She quickly became one of the most popular members of the cast, which led to multiple spin off shows including “Snooki & JWoww” and “Moms with Attitude”.

In 2011, Snooki released her first book entitled “A Shore Thing” which quickly rose to best seller status on Amazon and other major retailers. In 2012, Snooki appeared on the cover of Maxim magazine and was also crowned Miss USA at the Miss Universe pageant that year.

Since then, Snooki has gone on to star in several television shows such as “Dancing with the Stars” (2013) and “Celebrity Apprentice” (2017). She also competed in and won season 7 of “WWE Tough Enough” in 2015. In 2019, Snooki married Jionni LaValle and together they have three children: Lorenzo Dominic LaValle (born 2012), Giovanna Marie LaValle (born 2014) and Angelo James LaValle (born 2018).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1987</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Nicole Elizabeth LaValle is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On November 23, 1987, Nicole Elizabeth LaValle was born in Santiago, Chile to parents Andrew and Helen LaValle.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins The Cast of MTV's Jersey Shore</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In 2009, Snooki joins the cast of the hit MTV reality show Jersey Shore.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Gets Her Own Spinoff Show, Snooki & JWoww</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Snooki lands her own spinoff show with Jersey Shore co-star Jenni "JWoww" Farley called Snooki & JWoww.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes Her Movie Debut in The Three Stooges</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Snooki makes her movie debut in The Three Stooges as Sister Bernice.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Welcomes Son Lorenzo</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Snooki and her fiance Jionni LaValle welcome their first son, Lorenzo Dominic LaValle.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Publishes First Novel A Shore Thing</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Snooki publishes her first novel, A Shore Thing, a romance drama set in New Jersey.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins the Cast of Jersey Shore Family Vacation</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Snooki rejoins the original cast for Jersey Shore Family Vacation, an MTV revival of the original series.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Fearless</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Snooki is a fearless reality star who isn't afraid to take risks and do things differently. She always speaks her mind and is unapologetic in her opinions, which makes her an inspiration to many. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Authentic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Snooki is one of the most authentic reality stars out there. She isn't afraid to be herself, no matter what people think or say about her. She is true to who she is and that is something we can all learn from.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Fun Loving</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Snooki loves to have fun and she knows how to let loose and enjoy life. She loves to party but also knows how to be responsible when it comes to taking care of herself and those around her. </p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Real Name is Nicole Polizzi</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Snooki's real name is actually Nicole Elizabeth Polizzi, and she was born in Santiago, Chile.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Published Author</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Snooki released two New York Times bestsellers; "A Shore Thing" and "Gorilla Beach".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Wrestled on WWE</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In April 2011, Snooki made her WWE debut as a special guest star on Monday Night Raw in an 8-person tag team match.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Earned Her Master's Degree</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In May 2018, Snooki graduated from Rutgers University with a master's degree in Human Resources Management.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Appeared on Dancing with the Stars</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2013, Snooki competed on season 17 of ABC's hit show "Dancing With The Stars". She and her partner Sasha Farber were eliminated after the sixth week of competition.</p></div>


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