Who is Teresa Giudice?
Teresa Giudice is a reality television cast-member and best known for starring in The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Besides appearing on the show, she has also written multiple New York Times bestseller cookbooks and was featured on Donald Trump’s The Celebrity Apprentice 5 in 2012.
On December 23, 2015, she was released from federal prison after serving 11 months of a 15-month sentence for fraud. Her husband and their four daughters resided in the Towaco section of Montville, New Jersey. Teresa is best known for her extravagant lifestyle and her highly publicized financial and legal troubles which lead up to her prison sentence.
She worked for Macy’s as an associate buyer. She has been a cast member of The Real Housewives of New Jersey since the first season. Since starring on Housewives, she has co-authored three successful cookbooks that include recipes handed down from her mother. Skinny Italian published on May 4, 2010, Fabulicious published on May 3, 2011, and Fabulicious!: Fast & Fit published on May 8, 2012. This was alongside a memoir co-written with K.C. Baker Turning the Tables. From Housewife to be an Inmate and Back Again, revolving around her time in prison. All of her four books have been New York Times Best Sellers. She also created Fabellini, a line of bellini cocktails. She also developed a haircare line with Jerel Sabella who is named after her daughter, Milania.
In 2012, She joined the cast of The Celebrity Apprentice 5 which is also known as The Apprentice 12. She ultimately raised $70,000 for her selected charity, The NephCure Foundation. She is also a committee member for Project Ladybug, which is a charity founded by fellow RHONJ co-star Dina Manzo.
In May 2017, She, Joe Gorga, and Melissa Gorga opened a restaurant named Gorga’s Homemade Pasta & Pizza in East Hanover, New Jersey it later closed temporarily in search of larger space and new management.
Real Housewives Teresa Giudice
Giudice has been a cast member of The Real Housewives of New Jersey since season 1. She is also a committee member for Project Ladybug which is a charity founded by fellow RHONJ co-star Dina Manzo.
How Old Is Teresa Giudice?
She was born Teresa Gorga in Paterson, New Jersey on May 18, 1972. She is 48 years old as of 2020.
Teresa Giudice Family
She was born to Giacinto Gorga, her father, and Antonia Gorga her mother. They were immigrants from Sala Consilina, Italy. Teresa and her younger brother Giuseppe “Joey” Gorga were raised in the catholic faith. Her mother died in March 2017.
Teresa Giudice Husband
She got married to Joe Guidice in 1999. With him, she has four daughters. On October 2, 2014, She was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for fraud. Joe was sentenced to 41 months, this would be followed by deportation to Italy. The couple is still married.
Teresa Giudice Kids
She has four daughters with Joe. The eldest is Gia Guidice then Gabriella, Milania, and the youngest is Audriana Guidice.
Teresa Giudice Height
She has a height of 1.73m.
Teresa Giudice Cookbook | Recipes
As the star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, she quickly became a household name. She is a New York Times bestselling author. Her first book called Skinny Italian showcased the health benefits of Old World Italian cuisine. Now she has 60 more flavorful family recipes straight from Salerno. She has kept an emphasis on preparing, serving, and eating meals with the ones you love. She shares her simple, inexpensive, and “fabulicious” dishes. It includes,
- Kid friendly meals
- Light lunches
- Celebration cooking
- Secret family recipes
She has other recipe books
- Fabulicious!: Teresa’s Italian Family Cookbook
- Fabulicious!: Fast & Fit: Teresa’s Low-Fat, Super-Easy Italian Recipes (Original ed.)
- Fabulicious!: On the Grill: Teresa’s Smoking Hot Backyard Recipes
Teresa Giudice Books
- Turning the tables: From housewife to inmate and back again.
- Standing strong.
Teresa Giudice Turning The Tables
In her very first tell-all commentary, she comes clean on all things Giudice: growing up as an Italian-American and starting a family, However, dealing with chaos on national television, and coming to terms with the reality of life behind bars. Turning the Tables captures some of the most memorable moments of her stay, including the fights she saw, the awkward dilemma of being trapped when a fellow inmate had a…guest…over, and the might she found while locked between four concrete walls.
Teresa reflects on the days following her December 2015 release, and the heart-rending weeks leading up to the night she had to say good-bye to her husband, Joe…who to serve his own prison sentence.
Even at her lowest, she was able to live la Bella vita by staying positive and realizing her purpose. Friends, foes, and fans have speculated about Teresa’s life off-camera, but nothing will prepare you for the revelations she makes in this entertaining and ultimately heartwarming commentary.