Dina Manzo - Biography
Last Modified: Aug 24, 2020
|Born on :||March 7, 1972 (age 48)|
|Birth Name /
|Claudine J. Laurita|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA|
|Father's Name:||Joseph Laurita|
|Mother's Name:||Nettie Laurita|
Chris Laurita (brother)
|Marital Status:||In Relationship|
|Boyfriend Name:||David Cantin|
Alexia Hadjiapostoli (daughter)
|Height:||1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)|
|Shoe Size:||7 US|
|Dress Size:||4 US|
|Breast Size:||32 inch|
|Waist Size:||24 inch|
|Hip Size:||34 inch|
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Who is Dina Manzo?
Dina Manzo is a television personality, entrepreneur, reality TV star by profession and American by nationality. She is best known for starring in reality TV show The Real Housewives of New Jersey and her own party-planning television series Dina's Party.
Dina Manzo: Age, Parents, Siblings
Dina Manzo’s birth took place on March 7, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She was born as Claudine J. Laurita to mother Nettie Laurita and father Joseph Laurita.
She is not the only child of her parents and has 10 siblings, among which she is the youngest. Her six siblings are- brothers Chris Laurita, Jaime Laurita, Joseph Laurita and sisters Caroline Manzo, Angela Rooney and Francesca D’Annunzio.
Manzo has revealed that she is not close with her sister Caroline Manzo.
Source: famewhorgas (Dina Manzo with her daughter Lexi Loannou and parents in 2014)
Although she lives her life in spotlight, not much is known about her family, and education. Her ethnicity is Italian.
Dina Manzo: Boyfriend, Children, Husband, Divorce
Dina Manzo was married to her first husband George Hadjiapostoli. From this marriage she has a child and had given birth to her daughter Alexia Hadjiapostoli (aka Lexi Loannou) on January 25, 1996. The details of her marriage as well as divorce is not known.
Source: realmrhousewife (Dina Manzo, Lexi Loannou)
She went on to date Thomas Manzo. She married her longtime boyfriend turned fiancé on 11 August 2005. They separated in October 2012, the married couple’s divorce was finalized in February 2016.
In 2017, she and her boyfriend David Cantin were victims of home invasion which left both badly beaten and bound. The couple who have been dating since revealed in August 2018 that they are now engaged to be married.
In January 17, 2019 Dina Manzo admitted that she has had a few miscarriages in the recent past.
Dina Manzo: Career
Manzo moved to Wayne, New Jersey at the age of 10. She started her boutique event planning company called Designer Affair in 2005 and is the co-owner of The Brownstone.
She first came to spotlight with the VH1 series My Fabulous Wedding in 2007. She started on the show for the first two seasons along with her then husband Tommy Manzo. Soon, she appeared in the hit reality show The Real Housewives of New Jersey in 2009. She was on the series for the first two seasons along with her sister in law Jacqueline Laurita.
Source: ohsogray (Dina Manzo with The Real Housewivesof New Jersey cast)
Dina Manzo made her comeback on the show once again in 2014, for the sixth season. However in 2015, she moved to California and departed from the show. She has also starred in films Tainted Dreams (2014) and Teresa Checks In (2015).
Moreover, Manzo has hosted the two seasons of the party-planning series Dina's Party on HGTV. But the series was cancelled after two seasons. In addition to her TV career, she has released a skincare product Glow by Dina in 2016 while also running a nonprofit foundation called Project Ladybug.
She has starred alongside The Real Housewives of New Jersey stars Danielle Staub, Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Joe Giudice.
Dina Manzo: Net Worth, Salary
Dina Manzo’s net worth is estimated to be around $4.5 Million whereas her salary is not known.
Dina Manzo: Social Media
As for social media, she is very much active on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. She also owns an official website- dinamanzo.com.
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