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Teresa and Joe Giudice of 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' Finalize Their Divorce

Christell Fatima M. Tudtud
Sep 04, 2020
04:30 A.M.
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"Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars Teresa and Joe Giudice have officially ended their 21 years of marriage. The couple separated in December 2019.

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Divorce attorney Vikki Ziegler, who reportedly assisted Teresa Giudice, 48, and Joe Giudice, 48, confirmed the news. Ziegler said:

"I am so proud of Joe and Teresa for working together and resolving all of their matrimonial issues through the mediation process."

Reality TV star Teresa Giudice attends the 2017 "Sleigh a Toys for Tots" event in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania. | Photo: Getty Images

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Despite the pandemic, Ziegler said Joe, who is residing in Italy, was able to work on the couple's divorce documents online.

Joe and Teresa, who share daughters Audriana, 10, Milania,14, Gabriella, 15, and Gia, 18, can continue to co-parent their girls.

Real estate agent Michelle Pais said in a written statement that Teresa is listing the family's 4-acre Towaco property for sale.

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One of the factors that contributed to Joe and Teresa's broken marriage was distance. The pair were not together for over four years after pleading guilty to financial fraud in 2014.

Teresa was the first who was sentenced to prison until she was released in December 2015. Her ex-husband served 41 months in jail since March 2016.

After he finished his sentence, Joe, who is not an American citizen, was held by immigration officials for deportation to Italy. He is still in Italy with a pending deportation case.

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The couple tied the knot in October 1999. They stepped into the public eye in May 2009 when the "Desperate Housewives of New Jersey" premiered on Bravo Network.

They were also able to renew their marriage vows in 2011. Things changed when they lived apart, with Teresa hinting at divorce in 2019.

With Joe's cheating allegations in the past, Teresa already knew that would happen again, considering that they were far from each other.

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With the divorce finally settled, Teresa can finally start a new life with her children as she will be letting go of their New Jersey home. 

Real estate agent Michelle Pais said in a written statement that Teresa is listing the family's 4-acre Towaco property for sale.

The property is worth a fortune. With six bedrooms and five bathrooms, it is reportedly worth $2.5 million. 

Meanwhile, Teresa recently paid a heartfelt tribute to her beloved father, Giacinto Gorga, who passed away in April. She took to Instagram to express her sadness over his father's death.

At the end of her message, the reality star thanked him for giving her valuable life advice, which she will remember forever.

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