Teresa Giudice. biography
Born on May 18, 1972, in Paterson, New Jersey, Teresa Giudice is a reality personality and most recognized for her loud and filter-free personality on The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Prior to earning her big paycheck, however, Teresa assumed the role of an associate buyer at Macy’s to pay the bills.
After making her on-screen debut on The Real Housewives of New Jersey in 2009, Teresa’s empire began to expand with a string of successful Italian cookbooks, including Skinny Italian (2010), Fabulicious (2011) and the New York Times Best Seller Fast & Fit (2012).
Teresa also appeared in the TV series The Celebrity Apprentice (2012) where she raised $70,000 for The NephCure Foundation. She was ultimately let go in episode 12 (May 2012) with a fifth place finish.
Aside from reality TV, Teresa made her first film cameo in the TV series Mercy (2009) and is set to appear in the biopic musical Skum Rocks! (2013) alongside Kevin Bacon and Matthew Broderick.
Teresa Giudice Husband & Dating History Timeline
2001 - Present
Teresa and Joe Giudice tied the knot in 2001 and went on to welcome their four daughters: Gia (b. 2001), Gabriella (b. 2004), Milania (b. 2005) and Audriana (b. 2009).
Teresa Giudice & Joe Giudice Legal Problems
On July 29, 2013, Joe and Teresa were again in the spotlight when the emerged from court with a 39-count indictment for fraud in their back pocket.
According to a press release from New Jersey’s U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman, the reality couple was charged with "conspiracy to defraud lenders and illegally obtain mortgages and other loans as well as allegedly hiding assets and income during a bankruptcy case.”
A year before The Real Housewives premiered on Bravo, Joe landed his first fraud charge when he declined to file tax returns from 2004 to 2008, during which he earned around $1 million.
If found guilty, the reality stars could endure 30 years of prison time as well as a $1 million fine.