From accusations of cheating to deportation orders, Teresa Y joe guidice They have been through many ups and downs throughout their 20-year marriage.
The reality stars married in October 1999 and welcomed daughters Gia in January 2001, Gabriella in October 2004, Milania in February 2006, and Audriana in September 2009.
The couple came 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 rough patch and pleaded guilty to 41 counts of fraud in March 2014. She served 11 months in federal prison in 2015, while he spent 41 months after the bars.
Following his release in March 2019, the businessman was transferred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. Joe was ordered deported to his native Italy in October 2018. While awaiting a decision on his appeal, he moved to Italy in October 2019.
Teresa hinted in March 2019 that divorce was on the horizon. “I am not having a long distance relationship. I won’t,” she explained on the Real Housewives of New Jersey meeting. “You know, I want someone with me every day. I know exactly what happens. You know, I’m sure he’ll be with other women. Happens. If we do the long distance thing, it’s not going to work. I would say, ‘Goodbye’”.
us weekly confirmed in December 2019 that the couple had split. “Teresa and Joe talked about her future when she and the girls were in Italy and decided it was best they split up,” a source revealed. “Neither of us wanted to be in a long-distance relationship. Joe has been dating in Italy, Teresa is busy taking care of her daughters at the moment. They harbor no ill will towards each other and will continue to be parents to their children.”
Teresa and Joe finalized their divorce less than a year later. An informant said U.S in September 2020 that they were “100 percent supporting each other as they each pursue their happiness” and added that the duo’s main focus “will continue to be their four beautiful daughters.”
In April 2021, Joe told him U.S that he didn’t think his marriage to Teresa would have lasted even if he hadn’t been deported.
“I mean, she’s with her new guy and everything,” the former construction business owner said at the time, referring to her ex’s now-fiancé, Luis Ruelas. “Why would I want to go back to that? … There are a lot of other women out there.”
the rotary tables The author and Ruelas got engaged in October 2021 after more than a year of dating. “Never stop dreaming,” Teresa wrote via Instagram just before the news broke, adding the hashtag “#soulmate.”
The couple married in August 2022 at the Park Chateau Estate in East Brunswick, New Jersey, with Teresa’s RHONJ co-stars Jennifer Aydin, Dolores Catania, daisy josephs Y Jackie Goldschneider in attendance.
Joe, for his part, only wished his ex the best. “She deserves all the happiness in the world,” he said. U.S exclusively days after the wedding. “I think Lou is a good guy.”
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