Teresa Giudice, the Real Housewife of New Jersey, landed at the federal prison. Teresa, an immigrant from Italy who is best known for her role in Real Housewife of New Jersey and also the best-selling author of New York times; Had to dwell in federal prison because of her posh lifestyle. She even owned a restaurant in New Jersey named Pizza and Pasta. In one of her interviews, she said that she missed the real taste of Italian food, and the restaurants make her feel more closer to her homeland.
She said Italian cuisine in America is like meat without proteins. Teresa was married to her childhood love Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice, commonly known as Joe. The couple had four daughters together.
They made an adorable couple, and they even shared ambitions. They both opened the restaurant collectively in 2017 and wanted America to taste their Italian culture.
Teresa’s Lust For Materialism Lead Her To Federal Jail.
Teresa’s career was flourishing, and she was making investments globally. However, she started facing a financial crunch in 2009. In 2017 she and her husband opened a restaurant which was their last resort of some income. Unfortunately, the restaurant was closed down in 2018. Joe stated that they were facing financial problems because of Teresa’s lifestyle. He claimed that she never used to look at the price tags before buying anything. He said that they were in debt and had no over option other than manipulating our funds.
In October 2009, the Giudices filed for insolvency. An auction of furniture from their home was originally scheduled for August 22, 2010, but was delayed and then canceled as the couple withdrew their bankruptcy petition. On July 29, 2013, Joe and Teresa Giudice were accused of committing mail fraud, bank fraud, and mail fraud. By making misleading statements on loan applications and bankruptcy fraud in a 39-count indictment. The warrant also accused Joe Giudice of failure to file tax returns for tax years 2004 through 2008. Throughout these years, he allegedly earned nearly $1 million. Teresa’s attorney stated that she would plead not guilty and said that she looks forward to vindicating her. On August 14, 2013, the two were declared not guilty in federal court to financial fraud charges.
On March 4, 2014, Teresa and Joe were found guilty of 41 counts of fraud following a bargain struck with federal prosecutors. Rumors say that Giudice’s attorney betrayed them over as they were not able to pay him. The couple even filed a lawsuit against their attorney in 2014.
The couple was accused of fastening in bank, mail, fraud, and bankruptcy, which supposedly saw them net over $5 million over ten years. On October 2, 2014, Teresa was condemned to 15 months in federal prison; Joe was sentenced to 41 months, followed by potential deportation to Italy. However, they are not sentenced together as they had four daughters to take care of. So, Teresa completed her sentenced time till then. Joe stayed with the daughters. Then Joe completed his sentence, and Teresa stayed with the daughters.
However, Teresa has started her life all over again. She appeared in an interview and said she is still facing a financial crisis, but she will deal with it differently this time. She added to her statement by saying her therapist said that she was underconfident, and Teresa thought constantly upgrading herself and her lifestyle might fix her. However, it only led her to jail and gave her lifetime PTSD. Teresa also said, however, this statement from my therapist was not enough to keep her out of jail. She said the moment she was released. She was re-born.
Teresa Guidice’s net worth is $500,000. This is a great start; Last time we checked, she was in debt of 11 million dollars, and now her net worth is increasing day by day. She also appeared in the 10th season of Rhonj’s in 2019-20, where she made 62,000 dollars per episode. She also owns a business haircare brand named after her daughter Milania. Teresa also owns a wine line named Fabellini Wines. Teresa also holds royalty of seven bestselling books, which might still help her pay her bills. She is writing her autobiography named “Turning The Tables.”