Chris-Laurita
Chris Laurita | Biography

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  • Full Name Christopher Laurita
  • Nickname Chris Laurita, aka
  • Birthplace New York, USA
  • Birth Date Jan 01, 1970
  • Age 52 Years, 8 Months
  • Net Worth 500 Thousand USD
Husband of Actress & Television Personality Jacqueline Laurita

Chris Laurita | Biography

President & Founder of Velocity Brands Group

Chris married his wife Jacqueline Elizabeth Laurita on 11 May 2002. As of now, the couple has completed 19 years together. Although married on 11 May, they celebrated their 19th anniversary on 9 May 2021 with a dinner at SW Steakhouse in Las Vegas. Moreover, Chris has shared several pictures of their anniversary celebration on his Instagram handle @chrislaurita.


Chris Laurita, aka Christopher Laurita, is an American TV personality. His fans mainly recognize him as the husband of actress Jacqueline Elizabeth Laurita from the reality show The Real Housewives of New Jersey.

Who is Chris Laurita?

Chris Laurita is a reality show star. He starred in 86 episodes of the Bravo TV series The Real Housewives of New Jersey from 2009 to 2016. In addition, he had guest appearances in Bethenny (2013 TV series) and Manzo'd with Children (2015 TV series).

In addition to that, he is a businessman and entrepreneur. He is the President & Founder of Velocity Brands Group. 

Early Bio and Siblings

Chris Laurita was born Christopher Laurita in New York, USA, on 1 January 1970. He took birth as one of the 11 children of his parents. His mother's name is Nettie, and he is yet to reveal his father's name. Information about his childhood, early life, and education is not available on any authentic media sources.

Chris' siblings include his brothers Joseph, Jaime, Anthony, Nick, and sisters Caroline, Dina, Cookie, Ann, and Anne. His eldest sister Caroline (born on 23 August 1961) is a television host, reality TV star, and producer. Her fame primarily began after appearing in the Bravo TV reality show The Real Housewives of New Jersey (2009-2013).

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In addition, Caroline has appeared as a guest in several TV series like Live With Kelly and Ryan (2009-2012), Home & Family (2013), FabLife (2016), The Mediator (2021), etc.

Chris' youngest sister Dina Manzo Laurita is also an actress and TV personality born on 7 March 1972. Her notable appearances on TV include My Fabulous Wedding (2007 TV series), Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (2010 TV series), Teresa Checks In (2015 TV series), FabLife (2016 TV series), etc. She also portrayed Alessandra DiGiacoma in one episode of the YouTube series Tainted Dreams in 2016.

Wife

Chris married his wife Jacqueline Elizabeth Laurita on 11 May 2002. As of now, the couple has completed 19 years together. Although married on 11 May, they celebrated their 19th anniversary on 9 May 2021 with a dinner at SW Steakhouse in Las Vegas. Moreover, Chris has shared several pictures of their anniversary celebration on his Instagram handle @chrislaurita.

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Chris Laurita and his Wife Jacqueline Celebrating 19th Anniversary in 2021 (Photo: Instagram)

Jacqueline is a TV personality and actress. Like her sisters-in-law Caroline and Dina, she rose to fame from her longtime appearance on the reality show The Real Housewives of New Jersey. She was part of 7 seasons of the show from 2009 to 2016. Besides her lifestyle, she also shared about her son's diagnosis of autism on the show.   

She has appeared as a celebrity guest and panelist on several TV shows like Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (2010), Fox and Friends (2015), Manzo'd with Children (2014-2015), Premiere Protein: Heavy Clean (2017), etc. Besides reality shows, she holds two acting credits in Mercy (2009 TV series) and Bad Parents (2012 film).

Before her marriage to Chris, she was married for two years with her first husband, Matt Holmes. She married Matt in 1990 and legally separated in 1992.

Children

Form 19 years of marriage, Chris has become a father to two sons. His first son CJ Laurita was born on 24 May 2002. Later, he welcomed his youngest son Nicholas Laurita on 11 June 2009. 

In addition, Chris is also a step-father to daughter Ashley Holmes. Ashley was born to Jacqueline on 1 December 1990 from her first marriage. 

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