The actuality stars tied the knot in October 1999 and went on to welcome daughters Gia in January 2001, Gabriella in October 2004, Milania in February 2006 and Audriana in September 2009.
The couple stepped into the public eye in May 2009 when The Real Housewives of New Jersey premiered on Bravo.
After renewing their vows in September 2011, Teresa and Joe hit a tough patch, pleading guilty to 41 counts of fraud in March 2014. She served 11 months in federal jail in 2015, whereas he spent 41 months behind bars.
Upon his launch in March 2019, the businessman was transferred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. Joe was ordered to be deported to his native Italy in October 2018. While awaiting a call on his enchantment, he relocated to Italy in October 2019.
Teresa hinted in March 2019 that divorce was on the horizon. “I’m not doing a long-distance relationship. I’m not doing it,” she defined on the Real Housewives of New Jersey reunion. “You know, I want somebody with me every day. I know exactly what happens. You know, I’m sure he’ll be with other women. It happens. We do the long-distance thing, it’s not going to work. I’d be like, ‘Bye bye.’”
Us Weekly confirmed in December 2019 that the twosome had split. “Teresa and Joe talked about their future when she and the girls were in Italy and decided it was best for them to separate,” a supply revealed. “Neither of them wanted to be in a long-distance relationship. Joe has been dating in Italy, Teresa is busy taking care of their girls right now. They harbor no ill will toward each other and will continue to coparent their kids.”
Teresa and Joe finalized their divorce lower than a yr later. An insider informed Us in September 2020 that they have been “supporting each other 100 percent as they each pursue their happiness” and added that the duo’s major focus “will remain their four beautiful daughters.”
In April 2021, Joe informed Us that he didn’t think his marriage to Teresa would have lasted even when he hadn’t been deported.
“I mean, she’s with her new guy and everything,” the former development enterprise proprietor stated at the time, referring to his ex’s now-fiancé, Luis Ruelas. “Why would I want to go back to that? … There’s a lot of other women out there.”
The Turning Tables writer and Ruelas got engaged in October 2021 after a couple of yr of relationship. “Don’t ever stop dreaming,” Teresa wrote through Instagram simply earlier than the information broke, including the hashtag “#soulmate.”
The pair tied the knot in August 2022 at the Park Chateau Estate in East Brunswick, New Jersey, with Teresa’s RHONJ costars Jennifer Aydin, Dolores Catania, Margaret Josephs and Jackie Goldschneider in attendance.
Joe, for his half, solely wished his ex the finest. “She deserves all the happiness in the world,” he told Us exclusively days after the marriage ceremony. “I think Lou is a good guy.”
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