Jacqueline Laurita joined Bravo’s reality series The Real Housewives of New Jersey back in 2009 for the first season. She stayed with the show until season 6 when she left entirely and only appeared as a guest on the show. During the first few seasons of the show, Laurita was a popular cast member who was often seen as the calm voice of reason among a bunch of loud and opinionated Italian women. However, in the past few seasons she had a major falling out with leading housewife Teresa Giudice and hasn’t been heard of much since. She’s now returned full time for season 7 and fans are excited to see what she’s been up to lately and how she stands in her relationships with former housewives Dina and Teresa. In the meantime, here’s a look at 10 things you might know have known about this New Jersey housewife!
10. She’s a Licensed Cosmetologist
According to Jacqueline’s website she is a licensed cosmetologist who’s been in the industry for over 20-years. She has a passion for everything related to beauty, including hair, makeup and skincare. Today, Jacqueline no longer uses her cosmetologist license, but she still preaches her knowledge to fans. She co-wrote a book called “Get It!: A Beauty, Style, and Wellness Guide to Getting Your “It” Together” with her friend, beauty and style expert Jene Luciani. The book contains all of the beauty expertise she’s gathered over the past 20 years, plus tips on how to “live the best life possible,” tackling topics from relationships to fitness.