Teresa Giudice is a true Jersey Girl born and raised. The daughter of Italian immigrants, she grew up in Paterson, New Jersey, where she met Joe, her loving husband of 18 years. Teresa devotes herself to her four beautiful daughters -- Gia, Gabriella, Milania and Audriana. A graduate of Berkeley College with a degree in Fashion Marketing and Management, Teresa is an inspirational working mom. In addition to being on the Real Housewives of New Jersey Teresa is a self-made entrepreneur who has launched her own line of bottled bellinis, Fabellini, and is a four time New York Times bestselling author. Her newest book, Standing Strong she offers In her second memoir, Teresa chronicles her life since her release from prison and what it’s been like to weather difficult times as a single mother. With unparalleled honesty and courage, Teresa opens up in Standing Strong in ways she never has before, showing her fans what it truly means to be a survivor. “Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again” she offers a behind-the-scenes look at her marriage, her rise to fame, the importance of her family, and The Real Housewives of New Jersey, the reality TV franchise that made her a household name in her explosive and ultimately uplifting first-ever memoir. Teresa is a dynamic business woman who has showcased her business savvy by starring on NBC's hit show Celebrity Apprentice where she raised $70k for the charity NephCure.