We often see people who have once served a jail term struggling hard to adjust to the society. But contrary to those, Chris Paciello had past to forget as he was convicted from Judith Shemtov but uplifted himself to lead a better life aftermath. He is now, a nightclub, restaurant, and gym owner but above all has a companionship from beautiful girlfriend, Elaine Gregory.
Career of Ex-Mob Murderer!
Chris Paciello belonged to the family who had a frequent confrontation with police as his father was a heroin addict and was involved in the small-scale theft and drug charges in the 1980s. When Chris reached the tender age of 15, he started stealing car items from radios and small merchandise which then turned into bigger things.
He developed connections with Cosa Nostra crime families and was a part of $300,000 bank robbery at Chemical Bank. He then used the robbery money to open a club in Miami Beach, Florida. He founded nightclub “Risk” and “Club Liquid” in November 1994 and 1995 respectively in South Beach. He was then convicted for 1993 murder of Judith Shemtov and robbery on 1st December 1999 and was sentenced to ten years jail term.
How much is Chris’s Net Worth?
After his visit in jail-term was cut short to 7 years when he helped several another criminal to put behind bars, he opened a restaurant “Delano Hotel” in South Beach on 6th March 2012. He said that:
“I regret the mistakes I made in the past. I am working hard to make a positive impact and to build a new life for myself in Miami. I am grateful to the many people here who have welcomed me back with open arms, and look forward to a positive future.”
The owner of many nightclubs and restaurants also appeared in movies like “Gone in 60 seconds” and 2007 film, “Kings of South Beach.”
Though his exact net worth is yet to be revealed, the nightclub owner enjoys a net worth in millions and nothing less.
Dating His Beautiful Girlfriend, Elaine Gregory!!
The hunk leaving his criminal days behind is living a prosperous life, and on 4th September 2017, he said that he came from 10 long days and 100 hours of meditation in Vipassana Meditation Center. In his way out from the meditation center, a beautiful surprise was waiting for him.
Caption: Chris Paciello and girlfriend, Elaine Gregory meeting after his ten days meditation session on September 3, 2017.
Chris’s girlfriend, Elaine Gregory received him in the gate of a meditation center, and the photo of the couple broke the social media. After the challenging period of meditation, he said that he is finally at peace now.
The club owner is dating Elaine for quite a while now, and their pictures catch fire every time they make it to social media.
This is not the first time that Chris is linked to beautiful ladies; he is frequently pictured alongside top celebs like Jennifer Lopez and Madonna. If reports are to be believed, he dated Madonna back in 1998, Niki Taylor (1999), Sofia Vergara (2000), and Kayla Pope (2014).
Some of the relationships were even long-lasting and ended without any flush in the media. As of now, he is happily residing in South Beach, Miami but is not married yet.
Chris’s Short Bio and Family:
Chris Paciello was born with the birth name Christian Ludwigsen on September 7, 1971, in Borough Park, Brooklyn and currently ages 47. The resident of Staten Island was born to Marguerite and George Ludweigsen; he changed his name to his mother’s maiden name, i.e., Paciello. According to the wiki sources, the ex-mob killer was born as second of three brothers, George and Keith.
The handsome hunk, who opened his dream 13000-square-foot gym with the grand opening, himself spends hours in the gym which credits his toned physique. He stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch. The American nightlife expert belongs to white ethnicity.