“You mess with my family, you mess with me…”
Caroline is the matriarch of the Manzo family. She currently lives in Franklin Lakes, located in New Jersey, and is nicknamed Mommy Salami. Her sister, Dino, is married to her husband’s brother. Making them sisters by blood and law. She has three children, Albie, Lauren and Christopher. She owns two business that she remains active in, as well as a position in a charity foundation, Project Ladybug.
“People make fun of Jersey girls, but I think they’re just jealous.”
Teresa lives in Towaco, New Jersey, with her husband Giuseppe “Joe” and her four daughters, Gia, Gabriella, Milania, and Audriana. She is a cookbook author, Skinny Italian, as well as a fashion and accessory designer. She also holds a position on Dina’s charity, Project Ladybug. After filing for bankruptcy last year, her family came under fire for wild spending sprees, including $100,000 trips to the furniture store and breast augmentation. Teresa became famous for her “table flipping” antics during the first season in response to criticism by Danielle Staub.
“Everyone likes to have nice things, but I’m not one to brag about it.”
Jacqueline is married to Chris Laurita, the brother of Caroline and Dina. She has a daughter from a previous marriage, Ashely Holmes, and 2 sons with Laurita, Christopher and Nicholas. She is known for trying the be the peacekeeper with Danielle, which backfired on her during the last supper of season 1. During season 2, her drama surrounded her daughter Ashely and the legal woes of a hair-pulling incident with Danielle.
” If you think I’m a bitch, then bring it on!”
Dina is the sister, as well as the sister-in-law, of Caroline Manzo. She lives in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey with her husband and hr daughter Alexia. Her first rise to reality stardom, came on “My Big Fat Fabulous Wedding” covering her marriage to Tommy Manzo. She is the founder of Project Ladybug, which aids children with cancer. Dina left the Real Housewives of New Jersey during season 2, due to increasing troubles with Danielle. It was later revealed that Danielle attempted to have Alexia taken away by authorities from Dina’s custody. Dina is now involved in producing the comedy “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” in New York City.
“You either love me or hate me, there is no in between with me.”
Danielle is by far the most hated housewife in history. Her sanity is even more questionable than Kelly Killoran Bensimon and Camille Grammar. She lives in Wayne, New Jersey with her two daughters, Christine and Jillian. The show started off revealing the many rumors of Danielle’s husband-stealing, drug dealing and kidnapping past. She has managed to have a complete meltdown with each and every housewife on the series, as well as one daughter (Jacqueline’s). She will not be returning for season 3.