Valerie Anne Bertinelli was from Wilmington, Delaware, born on the 23rd of April, 1960. She is one of the four children of Nancy and Andrew, an executive from General Motors. Her hot looks are due to her Italian and English ancestry.
Her other three siblings are brothers named David, Drew, and Patrick. She had a fourth sibling, a brother named Mark, who died when he was 17 months old due to poisoning.
Bertinelli had to move from places to places due to her father’s work. She had been to several states of America, including Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, and more.
Bertinelli went to Granada Hills High School for her secondary education and went to Tami Lynn School of Artists to learn acting.
Her parents raised her a Roman Catholic.
Bertinelli’s career started when she appeared as Peggy in The Flag episode of Apple’s Way series. It was her acting and TV series debut.
Bertinelli became part of the One Day at a Time casts in 1975, playing the role of Barbara Cooper Royer. Her performance in this series got her nominations and awards that include the Golden Globe and Young Artist Award.
In 2015, Bertinelli became the host of the Valerie’s Home Cooking. Her performance in this show also got her two Daytime Emmy Awards. One is for the Outstanding Culinary Program category, and the other is for the Outstanding Culinary Host.
Aside from the mentioned TV shows, Bertinelli appeared in Battle of the Network Stars III, The Hardy Boys, The Promise of Love, Fridays, I was a Mail Order Bride, PM Magazine, and more.
Bertinelli wrote her autobiography in 2008. The title is Losing It: And Gaining My Life Back One Pound at a Time. You would not believe that she struggled with her weight when you look at her in a bikini. In this autobiography, she revealed about it and how undergoing Jenny Craig’s program helped her lost 40 pounds.
In 2009, she wrote another book titled Finding It: And Satisfying My Hunger for Life Without Opening the Fridge.
Because she busted her ass as an actress and a TV host, she has an approximate net worth of 20 million dollars. Her estimated salary is around 2 million dollars.
Bertinelli had been in several relationships.
In 1981, Bertinelli married Eddie Van Halen. In 1991, she gave birth to a son named Wolfgang. However, Bertinelli and Halen’s relationship did not work after almost 20 years of marriage, separated in 2001 and divorced in 2007. According to Bertinelli, the separation was due to Halen’s cocaine addiction.
In 2010, Bertinelli became engaged to a financial planner named Tom Vitale. They married in 2011. Halen and Wolfgang attended her wedding.
Her other relationships include Scott Colomby, Steven Spielberg, and Dirk Benedict.
Bertinelli is one of the famous faces in Hollywood. Although she has the look, boobs, and butt of a gorgeous actress, she also has skills that brought her several awards as a host and actress.