Jacqueline Laurita is an American reality television personality best known as one of the stars of the reality series The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Laurita is a former cosmetologist in Las Vegas turned full-time stay-at-home New Jersey mom. Her husband Chris, brother of Caroline and Dina Manzo, owns a wholesale apparel business and the couple has been together for more than 14 years.
Jacqueline and Chris welcomed the newest addition to their family, Nicholas Francis Laurita on June 11, 2009 after several years of trying. They also have a seven-year old son, CJ, and Jacqueline has a teenage daughter, Ashley, from a previous marriage.
Being a young mother to a teenage daughter has its challenges, but Jacqueline is extremely close with her children and always puts her family first.
Aside from loving spending time with family, Jacqueline enjoys cooking, working out, going to the spa and catching up with her girl friends. She likes to pamper herself with regular facials, manicures and pedicures.
Always looking for a good laugh, Jacqueline tries to see the humour in everything and is often referred to as the peacemaker between her friends.
Jacqueline considers herself to be very lucky to be living the lifestyle that she is able to live and does not take anything for granted.