Who is Teresa Giudice?
Teresa Giudice is an American author, reality TV star, entrepreneur, and TV entertainment host. She is best known for starring in the reality shows “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” and “Celebrity Apprentice”.
Teresa Giudice (née Gorga) was born on May 18, 1972, in Paterson, New Jersey, U.S. She is 50 years old as of July 2022. Her parents, Giacinto Gorga (father) and Antonia Gorga (mother) were Italian immigrants from Sala Consilina, Campania. Teresa grew up alongside her younger brother Joe Gorga. They were both raised in the Roman Catholic faith. Joe Gorga is a real estate developer and best-selling author. Teresa Giudice’s father passed away on April 3, 2020, at the age of 76. The reality TV star had lost her mother three years earlier, on March 3, 2017.
Teresa Giudice’s marriage and wedding
At the time of publishing this article, Teresa Giudice is engaged to her fiancé Luis “Louie” Ruelas. The couple got engaged on October 19, 2021, at the Amanzoe Resort in Porto Heli, Greece. However, Teresa Giudice was previously married to her ex-husband Joe Giudice. The pair got married in 1999 and parted ways in 2020. The union produced four daughters named Gia Giudice, Gabriella Giudice, Audriana Giudice and Milania Giudice.
About Teresa Giudice and Joe Giudice’s marriage
Joe Giuseppe Giudice is an Italian-American reality TV star and entrepreneur. He was born on May 22, 1972, in Sala Consilina, Italy. He is 50 years old as of July 2022.
Teresa Giudice and her ex-husband Joe Giudice met each other for the first time when they were both 14 years old but they only started dating when they were 23 years old. They got married on October 23, 1999. The couple stepped fully into the public eye in May 2009, which is the same year “The Real Housewives Of New Jersey” premiered on Bravo TV. In 2012, their relationship hit a rough patch when the cameras caught Joe Giudice calling his wife names while on a phone call with an unknown woman on a trip to Napa, California. Afterwards, the other housewives accused Joe of cheating and claimed the person he was speaking to on the phone was his girlfriend.
One of the housewives, Jacquine Laurita also accused Joe and Teresa Giudice of having an abusive relationship which they denied. In 2015, Joe Giudice was accused again of cheating on Teresa with a woman named Jamie Jackson, but he denied the allegations claiming nothing happened between him and the said lady. In October 2014, Teresa Giudice and her ex-husband were both sentenced to prison for fraud and this contributed greatly to their crashed marriage. Teresa was sentenced to 15 months in prison while Joe was sentenced to 41 months after Teresa was released.
After Teresa Giudice was released, she disclosed in an interview that she had no idea if she will still be married to Joe in 40 years to come. On December 17, 2019, the pair parted ways due to rumours of infidelity and prison convictions. In September 2020, they finalized their divorce. Interestingly, despite their split, Giudice and her ex-husband still supported each other and have remained incredible parents to their kids. Before their divorce was finalized in September 2020, Teresa Giudice had begun dating Luis Ruelas. They started their affair in July 2020 and got engaged in October 2021.
About Teresa Giudice and Luis “Louie” Ruelas’s relationship
Luis “Louie” Ruelas is an American TV personality, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He was born on April 23, 1975, in Allendale, Bergen Country, New Jersey, United States. He is 47 years old as of July 2022.
Teresa Giudice and Luis started dating in July 2020 but their relationship didn’t go public until November 2020 when Teresa introduced her fans to Luis in an Instagram post with the caption:
Excited to reveal my new boyfriend.
She later opened up about their romance in an interview where she stated that the relationship was fairly new and she was taking it slow and would see where it goes from there. In February 2021, when fans had hoped the couple would take the next step as regards marriage, Teresa Giudice revealed that their relationship was too early to consider marriage. She further stated that they weren’t rushing into anything, instead, they were taking their time.
A month later, Luis Ruelas requested to meet with Teresa’s ex-husband Joe Giudice, stating that he just wanted to talk to him and let him know he wasn’t trying to take his place or anything. Afterwards, a date was fixed and the introduction happened in the Bahamas where Joe reportedly moved to after living in Italy. According to Joe Giudice, it felt awkward seeing his ex-wife with someone else, but regardless he was genuinely happy for them and wished them the best. In July 2021, Teresa Giudice and Luis Ruelas celebrated their first anniversary with a heartwarming post on Instagram which reads:
A year, wow! I would have never imagined how in one year, I would feel so loved. You are so kind. Supportive and loving. You take great care and consideration in everything you do and you have shown my girls so much, love. I adore you. I admire your incredible parenting and your work ethic and the passion you put into everything you do. You have made me smile every single day for the last year and I love you today and all of my tomorrow.
On October 19 2021, the pair got engaged at the Amanzoe Resort in Porto Heli, Greece. According to reports, after Teresa Giudice and Luis confirmed that their wedding will take place in Summer 2022, one of the housewives, Ramona Singer accidentally revealed the wedding date and location in a Snapchat video. The wedding is set to take place on August 6, 2022, at the Park Chateau Estate in East Brunswick, New Jersey, the United States.
Teresa Giudice has revealed that she will have eight bridesmaids by her side including her daughters. She also stated that she doesn’t want the wedding filmed on “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” show and wanted to leave it that way. Currently, the couple is deciding on whether to have Teresa change her last name or not since she has always been known as Teresa Giudice. According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Luis Ruelas was previously married to his ex-wife Marissa DiMartino and the union produced two children – Louie JR and Nicholas Ruelas.
Teresa Giudice’s children
At the time of publishing this report, Teresa Giudice is the proud mother of four daughters whom she had with ex-husband Joe Giudice. Her children’s names are – Gia Giudice, Gabriella Giudice, Audriana Giudice and Milania Giudice.
About Teresa Giudice’s children
a. Gia Giudice
Gia Giudice is the eldest daughter of Teresa Giudice. She was born on January 8, 2001, in Towaco, New Jersey, United States. She is 21 years old as of July 2022. Gia grew up as a gymnast and hip-hop dancer and attended Mountville Township High School. Gia Giudice has also appeared in the reality TV series “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” alongside her mother. She is also one of the members of the all-girl music group called “3KT” alongside Alexa Maetta and Cristiana Cardinale. Additionally, Gia Giudice was a part of the dance team named “The Real Unique Entertainment” (T.R.U.E). According to reports, the 21-year-old is currently in a relationship with her college sweetheart and real estate agent Christain Carmichael.
b. Gabriella Giudice
Gabriella Giudice is the second daughter of Teresa Giudice. She was born on October 5, 2004, in New Jersey, United States. She is 17 years old as of July 2022.
c. Milania Giudice
Milania Giudice is the third daughter of Teresa Giudice. She was born on February 2, 2006, in New Jersey, United States. She is 16 years old as of July 2022.
d. Audriana Giudice
Audriana Giudice is the youngest daughter of Teresa Giudice. She was born on September 14, 2009, in New Jersey, United States. She is 12 years old as of July 2022.
About Teresa and Joe Giudice’s prison conviction
In October 2009, Teresa Giudice and her ex-husband, Joe Giudice filed for bankruptcy. According to reports, an auction of furniture from their home in Montville, New Jersey was scheduled for August 22, 2020, but was postponed indefinitely and was later cancelled after they both withdrew their bankruptcy petition.
In July 2013, four years after they filed for bankruptcy, Teresa Giudice and Joe were both charged with conspiracy to community fraud, wire fraud, and bank fraud. Joe was also charged with failure to file tax returns for tax years from 2004 to 2008. The pair pleaded guilty to financial fraud charges in the Federal Court and Joe faced court trial. On November 19, 2013, he was later accused of using birth and marriage certificates from his brother to obtain a driver’s license. As a result of this, his driver’s license was suspended for 12 months.
On March 4, 2014, the pair pleaded guilty again to 41 counts of fraud each and on October 21, 2014, Teresa Giudice was sentenced to 15 months in prison while Joe was sentenced to 41 months which was to begin after Teresa was released. In October 2018, before Joe was released, a judge ordered that he should be deported to his native country in Italy, but he filed for an appeal. After Joe Giudice was released from prison, the businessman was transferred into the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) until he is deported to Italy or won the appeal he filed for in his deportation case. Unfortunately, in April 2019, ICE denied Joe’s appeal in his deportation case. As a result of this, Joe Giudice relocated to Italy in October 2019.
About Teresa Giudice and Blake Schreck’s rumoured affair
Blake Schreck is a realtor for Leopizzi Real Estate in Woodland Park, New Jersey, the United States. Blake Schreck and Teresa Giudice were first spotted together at the Big Pink restaurant, in Miami, the United States. Afterwards, there were speculations that the reality TV star was aggressively flirting with Blake. However, despite the rumours, Teresa Giudice stated that she and Blake were just friends and that nothing was going on between them.