Birth Name: Valerie Anne Bertinelli
Place of Birth: Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
Date of Birth: 23 April, 1960
Valerie Bertinelli is an American actress and television personality. She is known for starring on the series One Day at a Time, Touched by an Angel, and Hot in Cleveland, and as a host on the Food Network’s shows Valerie’s Home Cooking and Kids Baking Championship.
She is the daughter of Nancy and Andrew Bertinelli, a General Motors executive. Valerie has a son, bassist Wolfgang Van Halen, with her former husband, musician, songwriter, producer, and inventor Eddie Van Halen.
Valerie’s paternal grandfather was named Nazzareno Bertinelli (the son of Andrew Bertinelli and Adelia). Nazzareno was born in Scheggia, Province of Perugia, Umbria, Italy.
Valerie’s paternal grandmother was Angeline/Angelina Maddalena Crossa/Crosa (the daughter of Francesco/Frank George Crossa and Maria Francesca “Mary” Possio). Angeline was born in Italy. Valerie’s great-grandmother Maria Francesca was born in Lanzo Torinese, Province of Turin, Piedmont, Italy.
Valerie’s maternal grandfather was Lester Vodges Carvin (the son of Joseph Dyer Carvin, Jr. and Ida P. Gooden). Lester was born in Newark, Licking, Ohio. Joseph was the son of Joseph Dyer Carvin and Anna J. Ida was the daughter of Jacob G. Gooden and Mary Emma Bishop.
Valerie’s maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Adams Chambers (the daughter of Harry N. Chambers and Martha Jane Pierce). Elizabeth was born in New Jersey. Harry was the son of William D. Chambers and Anna Rebecca Simpers. Martha was the daughter of Morris Green Pierce and Sallie Pernell Shepherd.
Genealogy of Valerie Bertinelli (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://famouskin.com
Notes on Valerie’s family history – http://blogs.ancestry.com