The Real Housewives of New Jersey

The Real Housewives of New Jersey
  • Dolores Catania
    Dolores Catania
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    Dolores Catania is a mother, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and the living embodiment of a modern-day housewife. She has worked tirelessly to ensure a cohesive family unit with her two children and ex-husband turned business partner, Frank. With her daughter, Gabrielle, studying in veterinary school and her son, Frankie, away at college "Dolo" keeps herself more than busy with work, her many rescue pets and by fueling her passion for helping the community. Staying true to her humble beginnings, she earned the key to her hometown of Paterson, NJ for her deep commitment to improving the city. Her involvement with organizations such as St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, The Onyx & Breezy Foundation and multiple local women's and children's shelters helps her live out her motto of "everyone has something to give." Close
  • Jackie Goldschneider
    Jackie Goldschneider
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    As a mother of two sets of twins under the age of 10, Jackie Goldschneider's hands are completely full at all times. Worried about raising her children in a privileged home, she is determined that they grow up as strong and self-sufficient individuals. Jackie is a former real estate attorney but has recently found passion in her new career as a freelance journalist. Being friends with Margaret already, Jackie is totally ready to connect with a new group of women and start giving them advice, which may not go as well as she plans. Close
  • Margaret Josephs
    Margaret Josephs
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    Margaret Josephs is instantly recognizable with her infectious smile, big lashes and trademark blonde hair worn in pigtails, earning her the nickname "Powerhouse in Pigtails." Born in Elizabeth, NJ, Margaret moved to Tenafly, NJ at 24 years old to raise her three stepchildren with her first husband, Jan Josephs. She soon gave birth to their own son and they lived happily ever after...until they happily divorced. Margaret then met the love of her life – "Super Joe," the ultimate motorcycle riding plumber and contractor – and they eloped in 2013. After graduating from FIT with a degree in Marketing and Fashion Design, Margaret worked at the heart of the New York Garment Center as a dress designer. In 1999, Margaret launched her line of home accessories, Macbeth Collection by Margaret Josephs, and the company has since grown into a global lifestyle brand. Margaret is a lifestyle expert and can be seen regularly on TV sharing her tips and picks for organizing, accessorizing and glamorizing. Margaret is sure she is ready for whatever this New Jersey crew throws her way. Close
  • Melissa Gorga
    Melissa Gorga
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    Melissa is a fun-loving and sassy Italian from New Jersey. She and her charismatic husband, Joe Gorga, have been married for 14 years and have three beautiful children -- Antonia, 13, Gino, 11, and Joey, 8. Melissa defines what it is to be a modern housewife. Known for having an eye for style, she successfully launched her own clothing boutique Envy by Melissa Gorga in Montclair, NJ and online retail store  EnvybyMG.com . Never afraid to take on a new challenge, Melissa has learned to balance family, friendships and career, while staying true to her own personal style. Close
  • Jennifer Aydin
    Jennifer Aydin
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    Coming from a traditional Turkish background, Jennifer Aydin has always put her family first. She is a mother to five children ranging from 5 to 13-years old and is happily married to a successful plastic surgeon. But as Jennifer's youngest child is about to enter school, Jennifer finds herself ready to break out of her traditional role as homemaker and mother, challenging the roles she and her husband have subscribed to for their entire relationships. And when Jennifer helps to arrange her brother Michael's marriage to a family friend in Turkey, she is unprepared for the backlash she faces from some of the ladies who find it difficult to accept her less than modern ways. Close
  • Teresa Giudice
    Teresa Giudice
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    Teresa Giudice is a New York Times bestselling author of four cookbooks—Skinny Italian, Fabulicious!, Fabulicious! Fast & Fit, as well as Fabulicious! On the Grill. Teresa’s 2016 memoir, Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again, also hit The New York Times list at #2. The daughter of Italian immigrants, Teresa graduated Berkeley College with a degree in Fashion Marketing and Management and is an inspirational working mom, devoting the bulk of her time to her four beautiful daughters—Gia, Gabriella, Milania, and Audriana. In 2012, she showcased her business acumen by raising $70,000 for the charity, NephCure, on NBC’s hit show Celebrity Apprentice. Following her lifelong passion for maintaining a fit and healthful lifestyle, Teresa recently became a certified yoga instructor, which has helped her remain focused and centered through challenging times for her family. An eternal optimist, Teresa continues to stay positive, while raising and providing for her four daughters. In her second memoir, Standing Strong, Teresa shows her fans what it truly means to be a survivor through her unparalleled honesty and courage. Close