Actress and writer Valerie Anne Bertinelli is from the United States. This two-time Golden Globe Award winner made a name for herself, playing Melanie Moretti on “Hot in Cleveland” and Barbara on C.B.S.’s “One Day at a Time.” Additionally, Valerie has been a host of Food Network programs like Valerie’s Home Cooking and Kids Baking Championship since 2015.
Valerie Bertinelli Early Life:
On April 23, 1960, Valerie Anne Bertinelli was born in Wilmington, Delaware, in the United States. She began performing when she was a young kid and, over time, developed into an experienced character performer. She developed a liking for the entertainment industry through her relationship with the daughter of a T.V. producer when she was a little girl and chose to pursue acting as a career. With her assured elegance and strong acting abilities, she quickly carved out a space for herself and rose to prominence as a television personality.
Valerie Bertinelli Education:
Bertinelli attended Clarkston Middle School while residing in the Michigan region. When she was a resident of California, she grew close with the young daughter of a well-known T.V. producer. She began taking acting classes at the Tami Lynn School of Artists at the time after getting the acting bug. She went to Granada Hills High School as well.
Valerie Bertinelli Family Status:
Nancy Bertinelli is her mother, and Andrew Bertinelli is her father. “Andrew Bertinelli” served as an executive at General Motors. Drew Bertinelli, David Bertinelli, and Patrick Bertinelli are her three brothers. Mark Bertinelli, her fourth brother, perished at the age of 17 from accidental poisoning.
Valerie Bertinelli Physical Stats:
Valerie Bertinelli is 165 cm tall in feet and inches, or around 5′ 5″. She carries around 55 kilograms or 121 pounds. 34-26-32 are the measurements of her body. Brown is the color of Valerie’s eyes and hair.
Valerie Bertinelli Zodiac Sign:
Born on April 23, 1960, Valerie Bertinelli, currently 62 years old, was born under the sign of the Taurus.
Valerie Bertinelli Relationship Status:
On April 11, 1981, Valerie Bertinelli wed her first husband, Eddie Van Halen. Additionally, “Wolfgang Van Halen” is the name of the couple’s kid. His birthday is March 16, 1991. Wolfgang is currently employed as a musician, primarily as a bassist for Van Halen (a rock band).
Additionally, they had a significant conflict and later separated in 2001. However, on December 20, 2007, they decided to get a divorce. Eddie was hooked on smoking and narcotics, which were later found to be the main cause.
Valerie and Tom Vitale began dating in 2004. He works as a financial advisor. The couple became partners in May 2010. On January 1, 2011, they exchanged vows in Malibu, California. In 2021, Bertinelli, who had been married for ten years, filed for legal separation.
Valerie Bertinelli has officially been divorced
Valerie Bertinelli recently formalized her divorce from Tom Vitale with the exchange of some money and issuing a get-the-hell-out order, making her legally single. According to updated court documents acquired by TMZ, a judge approved their dissolution as of Tuesday, making them both legally unattached. Despite the prenuptial agreement, Valerie still owes her ex-husband of 11 years some money. Valerie has been mandated to pay Tom $2.2 million as a one-time cash-out per the settlement conditions. Tom agrees to leave their Malibu property by the end of the year in exchange for paying fair market rent there for the remainder of his stay.
Valerie Bertinelli Career:
When Valerie Bertinelli appeared in an episode of the television show “Apple’s Way” in 1974, her acting career officially began. She received her big break in the Norman Lear-produced C.B.S. smash tv show “One Day at a Time” in 1975. She played Barbara Jean Copper in the T.V. show. At the time, Bertinelli was a 15-year-old.
She established her own production company in 1981, and in the years 1984 and 1985, it produced the television films “Shattered Vows” and “Silent Witness.” She performed in these films as well.
In 1987, Valerie Bertinelli also appeared in the miniseries “I’ll Take Manhattan.” This television show was based on a Judith Krantz novel. Additionally, she appeared in the situation comedies “Sydney” and “Cafe Americain.” These T.V. shows were canceled after only a few seasons.
In addition, she appeared in three major motion pictures: “C.H.O.M.P.S.,” “Ordinary Heroes,” and “Number One with a Bullet” (1979, 1986, and 1987, respectively).
She joined the “Touched by an Angel” cast in 2001 and appeared in the final two seasons.
Valerie Bertinelli put on a lot of weight throughout her career and received criticism for it. She joined Jenny Craig’s weight loss program in January 2009; by March 2009, she had dropped roughly 50 pounds. She then became the program’s spokesperson and contributed to many of its advertisements.
She accepted an offer to co-host “The View” on ABC TV in 2010. Alongside television veterans Betty White, Wendie Malick, and Jane Leeves, she co-starred in the hugely popular T.V. series “Hot in Cleveland” that same year. Before its finale in June 2015, this situation comedy ran for six seasons on television.
She appeared in 2014 on the genealogical reality show “Who Do You Think You Are.” She currently presents the Food Network cooking program “Kids Baking Championship.”
She is also a well-known writer. Valerie Bertinelli published her autobiography, “Losing It: And Gaining My Life Back One Pound at a Time,” in 2008. The following year, she published Finding It: And Satisfying My Hunger for Life without Opening the Fridge as a follow-up. She published her book, “One Dish at a Time,” in 2012. This book contained a selection of Italian-inspired recipes.
Valerie Bertinelli Awards and Achievements:
- In 1981 and 1982, Valerie Bertinelli won the “Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress” for her work in “One Day at a Time.”
- She was awarded the 2,476th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 22, 2012.
- On VH1’s list of the “100 Greatest Kid Stars,” she came in at number 29.
- Bertinelli was inducted into the Hair Fans Hall of Fame in 2014.
Valerie Bertinelli Social Appearance:
Valerie Bertinelli is a well-known social media user and is active on sites like Twitter and Instagram. She has 1.1 million followers on Instagram under the handle @wolfiesmom. Currently, she has more than 567.7k fans on Twitter @Wolfiesmom.
Valerie Bertinelli Net Worth:
American actress Valerie Bertinelli is worth $20 million. Bertinelli has accumulated a sizable net worth because of her numerous television-playing appearances. A 5,200 square foot house in the Hollywood Hills cost roughly $2.25 million to purchase by Bertinelli in 2002 after his split from Van Halen. Shortly before Valerie bought it, the 5-bedroom, 6-bath house underwent renovation.