Quick Facts of
- First NameNicole
- Middle NamePolizzi
Nicole Polizzi, professionally famous as Snooki is a Chilean-American reality TV star, primarily famous for appearing in the MTV reality show Jersey Shore (2009- 2012) & then in its spin-off Snooki & Jwoww (2012- 2015).
Since 2018, she appears as the main cast in Jersey Shore: Family Vacation and hosts another reality TV show How Far Is Tattoo Far? alongside Justina Valentine and Nico Tortorella.
Professional since 2009, the reality TV star Nicole who is also an author, professional wrestler & dancer, has grabbed further success.
What Is Nicole Polizzi’s Net Worth In 2020?
Ever since Nicole, nicknamed Snooki, made her appearance in Jersey Shore in 2009, her TV career skyrocketed & even more, opened the gateways to other ventures.
With over a decade of a career as a reality star, pro-wrestler & author, she indeed has earned a hefty sum & tags herself in the list of millionaire reality TV personality.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 32-year-old Snooki owns the net worth of $4 million as of March 2020.
In 2019, The Richest reported her #3 among the wealthiest cast of Jersey Shore- surely, her salary of $150,000 per episode (in last season) from the reality show played a major role.
Reportedly, she earned $2,200 per episode from 1st season Jersey Shore, which subsequently rose to $5,000-an-episode.
By Season 2, Nicole’s payroll was $30,000 per episode & in the last season (Season 6, 13 episodes), she made $150,000 per episode; totaling $1.95 million for that season.
Did you know? While shooting for Jersey Shore in Seaside Heights in 2010, Snooki was punched New York City school gym teacher Brad Ferro. The clip of the incident went viral & supplemented her fame that resulted in an increase in appearances of Nicole from $2,000 per event to $10,000 per event.
Success As Reality TV Star & Host: Any Career Update?
The Brookdale Community College graduate made her TV debut through MTV show Is She Really Going Out with Him?
Later, she gained a TV breakthrough from the reality TV series Jersey Shore, where she appeared from 2009 to 2012. The series featured lives of 8 housemates at a vacation home- aside from Nicole, the other cast of the series included:
- Paul DelVecchio- $20 million net worth
- Michael Sorrentino- $4 million
- Jennifer Farley- $4 million
- Ronnie Ortiz-Magro- $3 million
- Vinny Guadagnino- $3 million
- Samantha Giancola- $2 million
- Angelina Pivarnick- $2 million
- Deena Nicole Cortese (she joined in Season 3 after Angelina left)- $1 million
Thereafter, from 2012 to 2015, Snooki worked in the Jersey Shore spin-off Snooki & Jwoww.
With brief appearances in Dancing with the Stars (2013, finished 8th) and Supernatural (2014), she joined Jennifer Farley aka JWoww in the TV series Snooki & Jwoww: Moms With Attitude (2015- Present).
What Is She Doing Currently?
Currently, the reality star appears in the reality show Jersey Shore: Family Vacation (2018- Present). Moreover, she serves as host in How Far Is Tattoo Far? (2018- Present).
Appearances In WWE & Career As Author
Also, Nicole Polizzi appeared as a guest hostess in WWE Raw in 2011 alongside John Morrison, Vickie Guerrero, and Dolph Ziggler.
Subsequently, she competed in WrestleMania XXVII & even more, won the match with aid of partners Trish Stratus & Morrison.
In 2011, Snooki released a book named A Shore Thing, which sold 9,000 copies in the first month & after it turned into the New York Times best-seller list, the sales totaled $100,000.
Did you know? She earned $32,000 to speak at Rutgers University in April 2011.
Lives In New Jersey House With Husband & 3 Children
The Jersey Shore star currently lives in Florham Park, New Jersey, with husband Jionni LaValle and 2 sons & a daughter. She and Jionni purchased the colonial-type 3-story house in January 2015 for $2,589,786.
As for a fact, the couple also owns another house in the same Morris County.
Previously, she resided in New York City, New York.
The millionaire reality star is an avid fan of luxury cars & owns a collection of expensive rides: 1994 Honda Accord, 2011 Fiat Multipla, 2012 Land Rover LR4, 2011 BMW 328i Coupe and a 2011 Cadillac Escalade EXT.
Married Boyfriend Of 4 Years: Husband & Children
Nicole aka Snook is in martial relationship with Jionni LaValle; the duo exchanged vows on November 29, 2014, at St. Rose of Lima, a Catholic church in East Hanover, New Jersey.
Reportedly, she and Jionni began dating in 2010 & got engaged in 2012.
Together, they share 3 children: son Lorenzo Dominic (born on August 26, 2012), daughter Giovanna Marie (September 26, 2014) and son Angelo James (May 30, 2019).
As for a fact, the couple walked down the aisle after welcoming the first 2 children.
Was Adopted By Italian-American Parents
Nicole was born Nicole Elizabeth Polizzi on November 23, 1987, in Santiago, Chile. When she was 6 months old, Andy & Helen Polizzi, an Italian-American couple adopted & raised her.
According to the DNA Test report by 23andMe in January 2019, she was revealed to be 59.5% Native Chilean and 31.2% European.
The Marlboro High School attendant later enrolled at Brookdale Community College.
Interesting Facts Of Nicole Polizzi:
- At one point, while in high school, she suffered from an eating disorder & weighed only 36 kg (80 lbs).
- She announced in October 2016 that she underwent breast augmentation to obtain a C cup.
- Snooki was arrested for disorderly conduct in Seaside Heights, New Jersey on July 30, 2010, that got her a $500 fine & community service.