Teresa Giudice is a television personality, best known for starring in The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Besides appearing on the show, Giudice has written three New York Times Best Selling cookbooks and was featured on Donald Trump’s The Celebrity Apprentice. She currently resides in Towaco, New Jersey with her husband and four daughters.
TV Guide included her in their 2013 list of The 60 Nastiest Villains of All Time.
Teresa Giudice has co-authored three successful Italian cookbooks, each of which includes family recipes handed down by her mother. The first, Skinny Italian, was published 4 May 2010; her second cookbook, Fabulicious, was published 3 May 2011; and Teresa’s third cookbook, Fabulicious!: Fast & Fit, was released on 8 May 2012, all which have made the New York Times Best Seller. Teresa has also created her own line of Bellini cocktails, called Fabellini. She also has her own haircare line with Jerel Sabella called Milania (named after her daughter).
Aside from appearing as one of the stars of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, wherein Teresa Giudice became infamous for flipping a table towards the end of season 1 (episode 1.6, “Final Dinner”, airdate June 16, 2009), Giudice is also a committee member for former RHONJ co-star Dina Manzo’s charity, Project Ladybug. In 2012, she joined the cast of the reality competition The Celebrity Apprentice 5 (also known as The Apprentice 12), ultimately raising $70,000 for her selected charity, The NephCure Foundation. She was fired in episode 12, which aired May 6, 2012, placing fifth.
On July 29, 2013, Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe were charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud, bank fraud making false statements on loan applications and bankruptcy fraud in a 39-count indictment. The indictment also charges Joe Giudice with failure to file tax returns for tax years 2004 through 2008, during which time he allegedly earned nearly $1 million dollars. The maximum penalties for the couple include 30 years in prison and $1 million fine. Her attorney told the Associated Press she will plead not guilty and that “we look forward to vindicating her.” Assistant U.S. Attorneys Jonathan W. Romankow and Rachael Honig are representing the US Government. Miles Feinstein Esq., of Paterson, is representing Joe Giudice. Henry E. Klingeman Esq., of Newark is representing Teresa Giudice.
How Teresa Giudice Made Her Money – Television Personality
Estimated Net Worth: $-10 Million
Birthday: May 18, 1972