Valerie Bertinelli Biography
(Actress and Television Personality Known for Her TV Shows: ‘Valerie's Home Cooking’ and ‘Kids Baking Championship’)
Birthday: April 23, 1960 (Taurus)
Born In: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Valerie Anne Bertinelli is an American actress and author. This two-time Golden Globe Award-winning star became a household name with her roles as Barbara on CBS’s ‘One Day at a Time’ and Melanie Moretti on ‘Hot in Cleveland’. She started acting as a young teenager and over the years, evolved into a seasoned character actress. Her friendship with the daughter of a TV producer when she was a little girl imbibed in her a love for the show business and she decided to pursue acting professionally. After studying at the Tami Lynn School of Artists, Bertinelli forayed into television as a teenager. With her confident poise and good acting skills she created a niche for herself soon and became a much sought-after television personality. Also known for her tumultuous personal life and struggles with substance abuse, she worked hard to reclaim her life and emerge a winner. She is well-known to the public through her New York Times best-selling books in which she detailed her struggles during the tough times in her life. Nowadays, this multi-talented personality is busy hosting her cooking show ‘Kids Baking Championship’. This chubby teenager turned sex symbol is also associated with the Jenny Craig weight-loss program and is a spokesperson for the same.