Get ready for some gym, tanning and — of course — laundry. “Jersey Shore” is back for another round with the MTV special “Jersey Shore Family Vacation.” The cast will reunite in Miami, which was the site of the reality show’s second season. The premiere date is currently unknown.
That said, you can start prepping for the big reunion and see where these reality TV stars from the 2000’s are now in terms of personal finance.
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino Net Worth: $300,000
Despite a slew of legal woes, Sorrentino made it to the “Jersey Shore” reunion. In January 2018, he pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion, which carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison. Sorrentino has appeared on several reality shows, including “Marriage Bootcamp” on WE Tv in 2015. After “Jersey Shore,” he reunited with his college sweetheart Lauren Pesce, who he has been dating for several years.
Deena Cortese Net Worth: $1 Million
The only “Jersey Shore” cast member who didn’t start from day one is Deena Cortese. She made her debut in Season 3 as a replacement for Angelina Pivarnick. Known as a longtime friend of Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, she was nicknamed “Energizer Bunny” by her castmates.
Now a newlywed, she married longtime boyfriend Christopher Buckner in 2017. Several “Jersey Shore” stars attended the wedding. Her current employment status is unclear, but she has continued to appear on reality TV through the years, including a 2014 stint on VH1’s “Couple’s Therapy.”
Angelina Pivarnick Net Worth: $2 Million
When she left “Jersey Shore” in season two, Angelina Pivarnick didn’t just fade into oblivion. She signed a contract with TNA wrestling in 2011 and appeared on VH1’s “Couple’s Therapy” in 2012. After enjoying her 15 minutes of fame, Pivarnick stepped out of the spotlight to become an EMT in New York City, where she is currently employed. In January 2018, she got engaged to her boyfriend Chris Larangeira.
Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola Net Worth: $2 Million
Sadly for fans, Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola won’t be participating in the “Jersey Shore” reunion. However, Giancola has plenty of other projects to keep her busy. She owns online fashion boutique Sweetheart Styles and co-hosts the “Just Sayin'” podcast. She’s also moved on from Ortiz-Magro with boyfriend Christian Biscardi, who she revealed to be her love interest in April 2017.
Jenni “JWoww” Farley Net Worth: $3 Million
Jenni “JWoww” Farley married longtime boyfriend Roger Matthews in 2015. After the show ended, she and castmate Nicole Polizzi landed an MTV spinoff “Snooki & JWoww,” which lasted four seasons. Farley also appeared on the Food Network’s “Worst Cooks in America,” among several other shows. Currently, she serves as editor-in-chief of lifestyle site Miss Domesticated, which she founded.
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Net Worth: $3 Million
Known for his muscular physique and signature “Ron-Ron Juice,” Ronnie Ortiz-Magro was a successful real estate developer before joining the “Jersey Shore” cast. Since the show ended, he’s stayed busy. The fitness enthusiast debuted his cocktail line in 2013 and more recently appeared on E!’s “Famously Single” in 2017.
Vinny Guadagnino Net Worth: $3 Million
The show’s youngest cast member has largely remained in the public eye. In 2016, Vinny Guadagnino starred on the Cooking Channel’s “Vinny and Ma Eat America,” alongside his mother Paola Guadagnino.
Among other television projects, he had an MTV spinoff, “The Show With Vinny” in 2013. Also an author, he wrote the New York Times best-seller “Control the Crazy: My Plan to Stop Stressing, Avoid Drama and Maintain Inner Cool” in 2013.
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi Net Worth: $4 Million
Better known as “Snooki,” Nicole Polizzi married husband Jionni LaValle in 2014. The couple has two children: son Lorenzo, born in 2012 and daughter Giovanna, born in 2014.
Of course, many fans already know about Snooki’s marriage and children, as it was all documented in the reality star’s series “Snooki & JWoww.” Now a successful celebrity entrepreneur, she runs the online boutique The Snooki Shop and NicolesCraftRoom. Click here to read about other surprising celebrity net worths.
Paul “Pauly D” DelVecchio Net Worth: $20 Million
Paul DelVecchio has lived up to his nickname of “DJ Pauly D” and found major success as a DJ. In 2011, he joined Britney Spears on select dates of her “Femme Fatale Tour” and has also served as resident DJ at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
He’s enjoyed several other business ventures, including a line of tanning solutions and sunless products with Devoted Creations as well as a partnership with the Dirty Couture label. All this hustle has brought Pauly D’s net worth to $20 million.
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