Katherina "Kathy" Pierri
Katherina "Kathy" Wakile (nee Pierri) (born October 4, 1965) is an American television personality and author. She is best known for starring in the reality television series The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Kathy was born in New Jersey. Kathy has a younger sister, Rosie, and three brothers.
Wakile first appeared on the third season of Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey in 2011. Her cousin Teresa Giudice, had been a cast member since Season 1. Her sister, Rosie, is also seen on the series.
She has introduced three product lines since joining the show: Dolci Della Dea, Goddess Eye Jewelry which gives a portion of sales to the National Brain Tumor Society and lastly Red Velvet Cosmo which is a ready-to-pour cocktail based on one of her favourite dessert, red velvet cake. She also has her own cannoli making kit.
She and her daughter frequently participate in events that raise awareness for brain cancer, an illness they take close to heart, as Victoria needed an operation to remove a benign brain tumour.
Kathy is married to Richard "Rich" Wakile, a businessman. The couple have two children, Victoria (January 16, 1994) and Joseph (March 4, 1996).
- Richard Wakile (Husband)
- Teresa Giudice (Cousin)
- Joe Gorga (Cousin)
|2011-||The Real Housewives of New Jersey||Herself|
- Indulge: Delicious Little Desserts that Keep Life Real Sweet - 2014
- "If you can't take the heat, get out of my kitchen!"
- "We're old school, we believe in respect!"
- "People say that I'm sweet, but I'm tough, so don't cross me."
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|The Real Housewives of New Jersey|
Children of the Housewives: Gia Giudice | Gabriella Giudice | Milania Giudice | Audriana Giudice | Lexi Manzo | Antonia Gorga | Gino Gorga | Joey Gorga | Giovanni Aprea | Anthony Mauriello | Joey Mauriello | Michael Marchese | Sebastian Marchese | Corbin Marchese | Isabella Marchese | Ashlee Holmes | CJ Laurita | Nicholas Laurita | Albie Manzo | Lauren Manzo | Christopher Manzo | Christine Staub | Jillian Staub | Victoria Wakile | Joseph Wakile