Valerie Bertinelli Career and New Worth
Valerie Bertinelli Career and New Worth, Why is Valerie divorcing Tom?
Valerie Bertnelli is an American actress. Valerie has approximately $20 million as of this writing. The source of her wealth is primarily her acting gigs on television as well as her marriage to Eddie Van Halen.
Most people know her for her role on the sitcom “One Day at A time” which received two Golden Globes. She made an appearance on the TV series “Cafe American”, “Touched by an Angel” and “Hot in Cleveland”.
Valerie Bertnelli Early Life
Valerie Bertnelli was born Valerie Anne Bertinelli on April 23, 1960 in Washington, Delaware. Valerie grew up in Claymont, Delaware, Shreveport, Louisiana, Clarkston, Michigan, Oklahoma City and Los Angeles.
Obviously, Valerie moved between places a lot during her childhood. Her brother, Mark died from accidental poisoning when he was 17 months old. Valerie was born after the demise of her brother. She went to Granada Hills High School as well as the Tami Lynn School of Artists.
Valerie Bertnelli Career
She guest-starred in 1974 on an episode of the CBS drama “Apple’s way”. After her performance, she was asked to audition for the new sitcom, “One Day at a Time” by Norman Lear (producer). She played Barbara Cooper which role metamorphosed her status into stardom overnight.
“One day at a Time” aired 209 episodes over nine seasons in 2005, she and co-stars Mackenzie Philips, Bonnie Franklin and Pat Harrington made an appearance on “The One Day at a Time Reunion” on CBS. She made a number of appearances while on “One Day at a Time”, on movies such as “Battle of the Network Stars III”, “The hardy Boys”, “C.H.O.M.P.S.” and “Fridays”.
During this time, Valerie was also involved in a number of television shows such as “Young Love”, “First Love”, “The Promise of Love”, “The Princess and the Cabbie”, “I Was a Mail Order Bride” and many more.
as act the lead role on the CBS sitcom “Sydney” which sitcom co-starred future “Friends” star Matthew Perry. from 1993 to 1994, she starred as Holy Aldridge on NBC’s “Cafe Americain”, after which she did “The haunting of Helen Walker” as well as “Two Mothers for Zachary” in 1996. She played the role of an angel named Gloria in “Touched by an Angel” which aired 59 episodes. Valerie voice-acted in the animated Fox series “Family Guy” in 2001.
Valerie Bertnelli Personal Life
Valerie got married to Eddie Van Halen (musician) on April 11, 1981. The couple welcomed their son, Wolfgang Van Halen on March 16, 1991. The lovers split in 2001 with their divorce finalized in December 2007. Valerie divorced on the grounds of his refusal to stop smoking even after he was diagnosed oral cancer. Valerie wed Tom Vitale on January 1, 2011 becoming the step-mother of his four children. Unfortunately, Van Halen died in October 2020 after a long battle with cancer. Why is Valerie divorcing Tom? Well, the actress cites irreconcilable difference as the reason for deciding to divorce Tom.