Valerie Bertinelli is an actress and TV personality who started her career appearing on One Day at a Time. Besides, she has appeared in many other sitcoms and from 2015 has been hosting two cooking shows on Food Network. However, Valerie Bertinelli is also best known as the late guitarist’s former wife from Van Halen.
Many fans were eager to hear from Valerie Bertinelli after the death of her former husband. Learn more on Valerie Bertinelli and get to know more on her, including her married life, net worth, and much more.
|Birth Name||Valerie Anne Bertinelli|
|Birthday||April 23, 1960|
|Height||5 feet 4 inches|
|Profession||Actress and Television Personality|
|Parents||Nancy and Andrew Bertinelli|
|Married/Husband|| Eddie Van Halen (m. 1981–2007)|
Tom Vitale (m. 2011)
|Children||Wolfgang Van Halen|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
Who is Valerie Bertinelli Married to?
Valerie’s relationship came into the spotlight when she was married to Van Halen guitarist, Eddie Van Halen. The couple had tied the knot on April 11, 1981. Likewise, the couple also shared a son, Wolfgang, born on March 16, 1991. However, after decades of being together, the married couple separated in 2001 and divorce on December 20, 2007. In her autobiography, Valerie shared that the main reason for the divorce was Eddie’s addiction to cocaine and his refusal to quit smoking. He had been diagnosed with oral cancer and lost one-third of his tongue for his treatment.
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40 years ago my life changed forever when I met you. You gave me the one true light in my life, our son, Wolfgang. Through all your challenging treatments for lung cancer, you kept your gorgeous spirit and that impish grin. I’m so grateful Wolfie and I were able to hold you in your last moments. I will see you in our next life my love.
Valerie found love once again in 2004. She announced her engagement to Tom Vitale, a financial planner, on May 2010. The couple tied the knot on January 1, 2011, in Malibu, California. Both Eddie and Wolfgang were present at the wedding. Unfortunately, Eddie passed away on October 8, 2020, through cancer. After the tragic death, she shared,
“40 years ago my life changed forever when I met you,”
“You gave me the one true light in my life, our son, Wolfgang.”
“Through all your challenging treatments for lung cancer, you kept your gorgeous spirit and that impish grin,”
“I’m so grateful Wolfie and I were able to hold you in your last moments. I will see you in our next life my love.”
How much is Valerie Bertinelli’s Net Worth?
Valerie’s early on career includes her appearance in the 1975 sitcom One Day at a Time, where she appeared as Barbara Cooper Royer. She appeared in 207 episodes until 1984. Moreover, she also starred on One Day at a Time and the sitcoms, Sydney and Café American. Besides, Valerie also appeared in many TV movies, and in 2001, she joined the cast for Touched by an Angel playing the role of Gloria in 2001.
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Cook for a cause! 👩🏻🍳 Join me for a virtual cooking class this Friday, 10/2, 5 PM, as part of @NYCWFF Goes Virtual, presented by @Capital One. 🍷 I’ll teach you all the steps to make one of my favorite recipes – Cherry Cola Wings! 🍗 Plus, we’ll also have a live Q&A – and it’s all benefitting the fight to end hunger with @NoKidHungry and @FoodBank4nyc. Tickets on sale now: Link in bio 😘
In 2010, the actress started working as Melanie Moretti in TV Land’s Hot in Cleveland. She received her Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2012. Moreover, the actress also released her autobiography in 2008 and its follow up in 2009. She has won two Golden Globe Awards, and her recent appearance, including the popular TLC series, Who Do You Think You Are? The actress also has her own cooking show, Valerie’s Home Cooking, and is the host for Kids Baking Championship. As of 2020, Valerie Bertinelli holds a net worth of $20 million.
Valerie Bertinelli Wiki-Bio
Valerie Anne Bertinelli was born in 1960 in Wilmington, Delaware. She celebrates her birthday on April 23, which makes her age 60. She was born to her parents, Nancy and Andrew Bertinelli. Her father was a General Motors executive. She also has three brothers; David, Patrick, and Drew. However, her brother Mark passed away at 17 months from alcohol poisoning. She studied acting at the Tami Lynn School of Artists and attended Granada Hills High School.
She holds an American nationality and comes from a mixed ethnicity of Italian and English. She has a height of 5 feet and 4 inches.