Teresa Giudice

Teresa Giudice

Reality Star

Teresa Giudice is an American television personality best known for starring in The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Besides appearing on the show, Giudice wrote multiple New York Times bestseller cookbooks and was featured on Donald Trump's The Celebrity Apprentice 5.

Full Name
May 18, 1972
In a relationship
5′ 8″
Net Worth


Teresa Giudice was born on May 18, 1972 in Paterson, New Jersey. Her zodiac sign is Taurus and her ethnicity is Italian-American. She is the youngest daughter of Antonia Gorga and Giacinto Gorga and has two older siblings: a sister named Antonella and a brother named Giuseppe.

Giudice graduated from Berkeley College with an Associate's Degree in Fashion Marketing and Management in 1997. After college, she became a real estate agent and also worked as a buyer for Macy's department store. In 2009, she released her first cookbook titled "Skinny Italian." 

In 2009, Giudice made her debut on the Bravo TV series The Real Housewives of New Jersey, which has been airing for over 10 seasons now. Throughout the show, viewers have seen Giudice go through financial difficulties, marital issues with husband Joe Giudice, legal woes, and family drama. In 2017, Teresa pleaded guilty to 41 counts of fraud and served 11 months in prison starting in 2015. Since then she has been focusing on her career as both an author and television personality while being an advocate for prison reform.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1972</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Teresa Giudice is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On May 18, 1972, Teresa Giudice was born in Paterson, New Jersey. Giudice is the daughter of Antonia Gorga and Giacinto Gorga.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2002</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Marries Joe Giudice</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 23, 2002, Teresa marries Joe Giudice at the Brownstone in Paterson, New Jersey.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins The Real Housewives of New Jersey Cast</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In 2009, Teresa joins the cast of the Bravo reality show The Real Housewives of New Jersey.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In July 2013, Teresa and Joe are indicted on federal fraud charges.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In October 2014, Teresa and Joe are sentenced to 15 months in prison for fraud.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Released from Prison</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In December 2016, Teresa is released from prison after 11 months of incarceration.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Say Goodbye to Joe Giudice</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In March 2019, Teresa and Joe announce they are separating after 20 years of marriage.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Teresa Giudice is a great role model for young women. She has overcome many obstacles and worked hard to achieve her dreams. She is an example of how dedication and perseverance can lead to success.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Resilient</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Teresa Giudice has been through many difficult times, but she has remained resilient and positive throughout. She is an inspiration to those who are facing hardships in their lives.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Generous</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Teresa Giudice is known for her generosity. She often participates in charity events and helps those in need. Her commitment to giving back to her community is admirable.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Appeared on The Real Housewives of New Jersey</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Teresa Giudice rose to fame after appearing on the Bravo reality show The Real Housewives of New Jersey.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Published a Cookbook</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Teresa Giudice has published two cookbooks: Skinny Italian and Fabulicious!. Both books offer delicious Italian recipes with a healthy twist.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Sentenced to Prison</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2014, Teresa Giudice pleaded guilty to multiple counts of fraud and was sentenced to 15 months in prison. She served her sentence in 2015.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Released Fitness DVD</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2012, Teresa Giudice released a fitness DVD titled FabFitFun. The DVD includes exercise routines, nutrition tips and advice from fitness experts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Co-authored a Memoir</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2013, Teresa Giudice co-authored a memoir titled Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again. The book chronicles her journey from fame to prison and back again.</p></div>


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