Snooki (Nicole Polizzi) is an American reality television personality, author, dancer and professional wrestler who is best known for being a cast member of the MTV reality show Jersey Shore and starring in Snooki & Jwoww.
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1. Nicole Elizabeth “Snooki” LaValle was born November 23, 1987 in Santiago, Chile.
2. She was adopted when she was six months old and was raised by Italian-American parents.
3. Polizzi’s father is a volunteer firefighter and auto-salvage supervisor and her mother is an office manager.
4. Polizzi lives in Florham Park, New Jersey.
5. Polizzi received her nickname, Snooki, in middle school, when her friends named her after “Snookie”, a male character in Save the Last Dance, because she was the first of her friends to kiss a boy.
6. She grew up and attended school in Marlboro, New York, where she was a cheerleader.
7. During high school, she suffered from an eating disorder, at one point weighing 80 pounds (36 kg).
8. Polizzi attended community college after graduating from Marlboro High School, where she studied to become a veterinary technician.
9. In March 2012, Polizzi announced her engagement to Jionni LaValle.
10. Polizzi gave birth to the couple’s first child, Lorenzo Dominic LaValle, on August 26, 2012.
11. Polizzi appeared on the front page of the March 2013 issue of Us Weekly, claiming to have lost 42 pounds post pregnancy.
12. Her second child, Giovanna Marie LaValle was born September 26, 2014, weighing in at 6lbs 7oz.
13. On November 29, 2014, Polizzi married Jionni LaValle.
14. In October 2016, Polizzi announced she had had a breast augmentation to obtain a C cup.
15. Polizzi made an appearance on the March 14, 2011 episode of WWE Monday Night Raw, where he had a segment with John Morrison, Vickie Guerrero and Dolph Ziggler, during the snooki segment slapping Vickie starting a feud with the couple, later at night she got into a brawl with LayCool, which led to the formation of a six-person Mixed Tag Team match at WrestleMania XXVII.
16. Snooki made an appearance on the March 28, 2011 episode of WWE Monday Night Raw in a segment where Snooki introduces Trish Stratus to the Jersey Shore, were they started a street fight with LayCool in a bar.
17. At Wrestlemania, Snooki and her partners Trish Stratus and John Morrison won the match.
18. On December 12, 2011 on WWE RAW, she was awarded the WWE 2011 A-Lister of the Year Slammy Award which she accepted via satellite.