Snooki, a reality TV celebrity who came to limelight after appearing in the MTV show The Jersey Shore Show. She has also appeared on other TV shows, the notable ones being Snooki & Jwoww, Ellen DeGeneres Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live. She is also a professional wrestler and a dancer. Now let’s have a close look on Snooki’s net worth in 2018.
Snooki Early Life
Snooki was born on 23rd November 1987 as Nicole Elizabeth Polizzi in Santiago, Chile. She was adopted by an Italian American couple when she was six months old. Her father Andy Polizzi is an auto salvage supervisor and a volunteer firefighter. Her mother Helen Polizzi is an office manager.
Snooki went to Marlboro High School in New York. This is where she was given the sobriquet “Snooki” by her friends. Later on, she went to community college to study for a career as a veterinary technician.
Snooki is married to businessman Jionni LaValle. It is reported that Jionni LaValle has his own T-shirt line and ATM business. They have two children together.
Currently, Snooki is living with her family in Florham Park, New Jersey and runs her own clothing shop called the Snooki Shop.
Snooki started her career in TV through an MTV show Is she really going out with him. Later on, she was cast for the reality TV series The Jersey Shore Show.
Snooki became the most popular member of the Jersey show cast because of her on-screen antics. Once the show ended Snooki paired with her costar Jennifer Farley to star in another show called Snooki and JWoww. The show ran for four seasons and ended in 2015.
Snooki has also appeared with her husband on the show Nicole & Jionni’s Shore Flip.
Other than TV shows Snooki has also appeared on various award shows like MTV Music Awards as a presenter. She has also appeared as a contestant on the Dancing with the stars show. She finished at 8th position in the show.
Snooki has also appeared as a wrestler in the WWE show.
She has authored three books A shore thing, Confessions of a Guidette and Gorilla Beach.
Snooki is currently shooting for a revival show of Jersey Shore titled The Family Vacation. The reunion show will have its old cast together again.
Awards & Achievements
Snooki became famous after appearing in the Jersey Shore Show. Her popularity is reflected through the steady pay hikes she got in the show.
Her appearance in the show got her two nominations for the Teen Choice award in Female Reality star category. She also won the WWE Slammy award as the A-Lister of the Year award in 2011.
Snooki was also listed in the Most Fascinating people list of Barbara Walters in 2010.
She has also appeared as a speaker at the Rutgers University in 2011.
Net Worth of Snooki
Snooki is mainly known for her various TV shows and has earned a net worth of $5 million through them.
Initially, Snooki was paid $5000 per episode in The Jersey Show. As her popularity increased her salary also increased, and she went on to earn $150,000 per episode of the last couple of seasons of the show.
Rutgers University paid her $32,000 as fees for appearing as a speaker.
Recently, Snooki has purchased a mansion with her husband in New Jersey for $2.6 million.
Snooki has come a long way from her Jersey Shore days. From her outrageous antics in the show to running her own business now, Snooki has become a totally different person. A mother of two kids she is nicely settled with her family in her awesome mansion. Hope to see a sobered Snooki in the revival series of the show soon.