Valerie Bertinelli Wiki – Valerie Bertinelli Biography
Valerie Bertinelli (born Valerie Anne Bertinelli) is an American actress and television personality. She portrayed Barbara Cooper Royer on the sitcom One Day at a Time (1975–1984), Gloria on the religious drama series Touched by an Angel (2001–2003) and Melanie Moretti on the sitcom Hot in Cleveland (2010–2015). Since 2015, she has hosted the cooking shows Valerie’s Home Cooking and Kids Baking Championship on Food Network.
Valerie Bertinelli Age
Valerie Bertinelli was born on April 23, 1960, in Wilmington, Delaware, United States.
Valerie Bertinelli Husband
Valerie has been married to her husband Tom Vitale since 2011. She was previously married to Eddie Van Halen from April 11, 1981, until their divorce on December 20, 2007.
Eddie Van Halen and Valerie Bertinelli
Eddie Van Halen and Valerie met at a Van Halen concert On August 29, 1980, in Shreveport, Louisiana. They married in California on April 11, 1981, and had one son, Wolfgang Van Halen. On December 5, 2005, Valerie filed for divorce in Los Angeles after four years of separation. The divorce was finalized in December 2007. In her autobiography, Bertinelli indicated the main reasons for her divorce were her husband’s cocaine addiction and his refusal to quit smoking despite being diagnosed with oral cancer and losing one-third of his tongue in the treatment process.
Eddie Van Halen died on October 6, 2020, after a battle with cancer. His death was announced by his son, Wolf Van Halen, in a statement on Twitter. The statement said, “I can’t believe I’m having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning. He was the best father I could ever ask for. Every moment I’ve shared with him on and off stage was a gift. My heart is broken and I don’t think I’ll ever fully recover from this loss. I love you so much, Pop.”
Valerie Bertinelli paid tribute to her ex-husband in an Instagram post: “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.”
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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 and Eddie Van Halen had a son, Wolfgang Van Halen.
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Valerie was born to Nancy (née Carvin) and Andrew Bertinelli, a General Motors executive. Her father is of Italian descent and her mother is of English descent. She has three brothers: David, Patrick and Drew. An elder brother, Mark, died at 17 months from an accidental poisoning before she was born.
Valerie’s net worth is estimated to be $20 Million.