Chris Laurita is recognized for appearing on the reality television series, Real Housewives of New Jersey- along with his wife, Jacqueline Laurita.
Professionally, Chris is a businessman. He is the president and founder of Velocity Brands Group.
Dig deep to know Chris' love life and his net worth in detail.
Married Life With Wife; How Chris Met Wife?
Chris has been married to his actress wife, Jacqueline Laurita, since 11th May 2002.
The couple first encountered each other at a trade show in Chicago. Chris came to know about Jacqueline when he walked down the show floor with his brothers and passed through one of the booths. At that time, his brother came to recognize one of the models and started talking, but Chris was looking at the samples and clothes.
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However, Chris saw Jacqueline and wished her hello. He moved away that night but wanted to know more about Jacqueline. So, he invited her and other models for dinner. Though Jacqueline denied at first, she joined them later. While they were having dinner, Chris sat beside Jacqueline and talked about everything. The two parted ways after dinner, but Chris gave his business card to Jacqueline so that they could be in touch.
Chris Laurita and wife Jacqueline Laurita on 1st January 2020 (Photo: Chris Laurita's Instagram)
After some days, Jacqueline called Chris to know if he reached home safely or not. And, soon after, the two commenced a long-distance relationship. The pair used to talk on the phone for hours. Chris even used to fly to Henderson, Nevada, to visit her every week.
Chris and Jacqueline were eventually engaged for a year before Jacqueline moved to New Jersey.
Together, Chris and his wife are blessed with two sons. Their first son named Christopher, was born on 24 May 2002.
Later, another son called Nicholas Francis- who has autism- was born on 11 June 2009. As of 28 January 2020, Nicholas has started a new treatment called IASIS Micro-Current Neurofeedback for the treatment of his condition.
Who Is Jacqueline Laurita?
Chris’ wife is an actress- who is recognized for starring in movies such as Mercy (2009), Bad Parents (2012), and Warrior Moms.
Jacqueline has accumulated a total net worth of $500K, as per The Richest. The amount is fueled via her acting career.
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Previously, she was married to Matt Holmes. She had tied the knot with him on 28 July 1990. But, the duo got separated legally after two years in 1992.
Jacqueline has one daughter, Ashley Holmes, from Matt. Ashley was born on 1 December 1990.
Chris Laurita's Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Chris has piled up a net worth of $500K, which is charged through his profession as a reality star and a businessman.
Wiki: Birthday And Siblings
Chris was born as Christopher Laurita on the 4th of May. He has three sisters named Caroline Manzo, Dina Manzo, and Cookie Laurita.
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Also, he has two brothers: Jaime Laurita and Joseph Laurita.
Interesting Facts About Him:
- Chris’s wife, Jacqueline, listed their New Jersey home for sale at $1.75 million in July 2019. Actually, in 2017 she listed it for $2.3 million. The home, which was built in 2001, has six-bedroom and six-bathroom.
- Back on 20 May 2019, Chris sold at least 14 of his personal belongings on Facebook such as a distressed leather sofa, a crystal chandelier, a dining room table and a toy storage unit.
- Chris’ sister, Caroline, is a producer famous for her work in movies like Entertainment Tonight (1981), Manzo'd with Children (2014), and Zoe Saldana Presents My Hero (2014). His other sister, Dina is an actress known for appearing in movies such as Dina's Party (2011), Tainted Dreams (2014) and Teresa Checks In (2015).
- Chris’ brother, Jamie is also an actor and has starred in movies like Sarah McLachlan: Mirrorball (1999), Madonna: Sticky & Sweet Tour (2010), and in the reality show- The Real Housewives of New Jersey (2009).