The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Jacqueline Laurita has earned a name for herself as a mom, wife, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and TV personality. Jacqueline Laurita’s husband of 14 years, Chris Laurita, is the brother of Caroline and Dina Manzo, and the trio previously owned a wholesale apparel business. Unfortunately, they were forced to declare bankruptcy due to enormous sums of money that went unaccounted for. Chris left his business and started a company called Blk Water with his nephews. The couple has three beautiful children: Ashlee (25), CJ (14), and Nicholas (7). For her die-hard fan searching on Googling terms like “Jacqueline Laurita net worth,” “Chris Laurita business,” “Jacqueline real housewives of new jersey,” or “Jacqueline Laurita Instagram,” don’t worry; we’ll give you all the juicy details you’re looking for including “Jacqueline Laurita house,” “Jacqueline Laurita home,” “Jaqueline Laurita job,” and “Jacqueline Laurita age.”
Career and Family
The former cosmetologist had worked in the beauty industry for a long time before she became a full-time mom. She has a beauty, wellness, and lifestyle blog and has written two books as well. The Lauritas are known for having a strong, loving, and honest marriage. Their youngest son, Nicholas, is autistic, and Jacqueline has been a celebrity ambassador and public speaker for many non-profit organizations that focus on autism. The 46-year-old is known for being a family person and prefers to spend most of her time with her two sons and her daughter, Ashlee Holmes, who is presently pregnant and expecting her first child, which is due in March. Jacqueline has admitted that she and Ashlee had a rocky relationship in the past, which led to her daughter moving out and becoming a cosmetologist as well. Now things are looking up, and Laurita looks forward to becoming a “glamma.”
As of 2016, Jacqueline and Chris Laurita are worth an estimated $500,000.
In recent revelations, the Lauritas may have to vacate their home since Chris’s business is in its early stages and isn’t doing so well at the moment. Jacqueline Laurita’s house might be gone soon, but according to Chris, she’s “amazing” and “doesn’t care about material things that way.”
The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Nicknamed “Wacko Jacko,” Laurita has frequent arguments with costar Teresa Giudice, who was recently released from federal prison after serving time for committing financial fraud. Before Teresa’s release from prison, she wrote Jacqueline a mysterious note that read, “Heard you were asking about me, we have a lot to catch up on. Looking forward to a new beginning. Xoxo Teresa. [sic]” The duo were best friends for 13 years but had a falling out over Teresa’s desire to keep her legal battles hush-hush. Jacqueline also has regular skirmishes with Teresa’s sister-in-law, Melissa Gorga. Jacqueline Laurita’s Instagram account is active and has amassed over 450,000 followers. She regularly posts updates about her life such as photos with her husband, children, and her RHONJ costars.