Famous by association, Jionni LaValle is most well known as the property of Jersey Shore starlet Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi. Jionni was born on March 20, 1987, and raised in East Hanover, New Jersey where he competed on his high school varsity wrestling team for four years. He also comes from a family of J's, consisting of his father Joe, his mom Janis and his siblings Joe, Janelle and James.
Jionni first met Snooki at Seaside Height's Karma in August 2010, during the time he was studying to be a gym teacher at Centenary College. He is said to be the perfect match for Snooki since he dislikes being photographed and getting lost in the world of fame.
The couple found out Snooki was pregnant on New Year's Eve in 2011, around the time engagement rumors were circulating the tabloids. On March 7, 2012, the couple officially confirmed the rumors with Jionni taking to Twitter and announcing, "Thank You everyone!! Sorry about that wait but glad everyones happy!! Nicole and I are real excited!! Our baby is going to be #ShortnTan."
The protective finance went on to add, "For All u jealous, disrespectful haters out there, u see what u wana see on tv!" he tweeted. "My fiancé and I n JR are going to be so happy!"
On August 26, 2012, Jionni, who is the pickle-pancake master, and Snooki welcomed their first son Lorenzo Dominic LaValle.