Valerie Bertinelli Net Worth 2023: You might be wondering how much is Valerie Bertinelli worth? We’ll be taking you through the biography and net worth of Valerie Bertinelli.
Who is Valerie Bertinelli and How Much is She Worth?
|Date of Birth
||April 23, 1960 (61 years old)
||5 ft 4 in (1.64 m)
||United States of America
|Source of Wealth
Valerie Bertinelli is an American actress and television personality with an estimated net worth of $25 million. She rose to prominence as a child actress following her role on the sitcom “One Day at A Time” (1975-1984) which won her two awards, “Golden Globe Awards”.
Valerie also featured on the religious drama series “Touched by an Angel” (2001-2003) and on the sitcom “Hot in Cleveland” (2010-2015). In 2012, Valerie was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 2005, she began hosting the cooking shows “Valerie’s Home Cooking” and “Kids Baking Championship” on Food Network. These shows have also earned her two Daytime Emmy Awards.
Valerie Bertinelli was born on April 23, 1960, in Wilmington, Delaware to Nancy and Andrew Bertinelli. She has three brothers; David, Patrick, and Drew. Her parents also had a son Mark, who died at 17 months from accidental poisoning before Valerie was born.
Due to the nature of her father’s job she had lived in Claymont, Delaware, Clarkston, Michigan, Shreveport, Louisiana, Oklahoma City, and the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles. It was in Los Angeles that Bertinelli started studying acting at the Tami Lynn School of Artists. She attended Granada Hills High School and was raised Roman Catholic.
Bertinelli made her acting debut in 1975 featuring in an episode of “Apple’s Way”. Thereafter, she was approached for an audition for a role in a new sitcom called “One Day at a Time”. During the show, she was cast as Barbara Cooper at the age of 15.
She finally left the show in 1984 after making an appearance in 208 of the 209 episodes. She won two Golden Globe Awards for her performance.
Following her debut acting career, Bertinelli starred in several made-for-TV films and miniseries as well as making guest appearances on various television shows.
In 1990, Bertinelli starred in “Sydney” as the title character, a private detective, and “Cafe Americain”. In 2001, Bertinelli joined the cast of Touched by an Angel for the show’s last two seasons.
Bertinelli became a spokesperson for the Jenny Craig program in 2007 and appeared in several commercials. In 2008, she released the autobiography “Losing It: And Gaining My Life Back One Pound at a Time” which culminates in a description of her Jenny Craig diet experience.
A year later, she wrote a follow-up book “Finding It: And Satisfying My Hunger for Life Without Opening the Fridge”. She also starred in the “TV Land” sitcom “Hot in Cleveland”
In 2015, she began hosting two shows “Valerie’s Home Cooking” and “Kids Baking Championship” on Food Network. Bertinelli won two Daytime Emmy Awards for her work on “Valerie’s Home Cooking”. In 2019, she hosted two other Food Network shows, “Family Food Showdown” and “Family Restaurant Rivals”.
On April 11, 1981, Valerie Bertinelli married Eddie Van Halen. Together, they had a son, Wolfgang. However, the couple separated in 2001 and the divorce was finalized on December 20, 2007. In her autobiography, Bertinelli indicated the main reasons for her divorce were her husband’s cocaine addiction and his refusal to quit smoking despite being diagnosed with oral cancer and losing one-third of his tongue in the treatment process.
In 2004, Valerie began a new relationship with Tom Vitale, a financial planner. On January 1, 2011, their relationship took a new turn when they tied the knot in Malibu, California. Through her marriage to Vitale, she has four stepchildren. Interestingly, both her ex-husband, Eddie Van Halen, and their son, Wolfgang Van Halen, attended the wedding.
Valerie Bertinelli is a recipient of numerous awards and nominations. However, we will just list but a few of her awards.
- Golden Globe Awards – Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television (1981 and 1982)
- TV Land Awards – Lady You Love to Watch Fight for Her Life in a Movie of the Week (2007)
- Hollywood Walk of Fame – 2012
- Daytime Emmy Awards – Outstanding Culinary Program and Outstanding Culinary Host (2019)
Valerie Bertinelli is a popular actress and TV personality who rose to stardom in 1975 at the age of 15. Since then, she has been a mainstream actress, featuring on numerous television dramas and series. Bertinelli has an estimated net worth of $25 million. Furthermore, she is married to Tom Vitale and is a recipient of numerous awards and nominations.