Valerie Bertinelli

Bertinelli in 2011, DFree /

Birth Name: Valerie Anne Bertinelli

Place of Birth: Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.

Date of Birth: 23 April, 1960

*Italian (father)
*English (mother)

Valerie Bertinelli is an American actress and television personality. She is known for starring on the television series One Day at a Time.

Valerie is married to financial planner Tom Vitale. She 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 Vogdes Carvin (the son of Joseph Dyer Carvin, Jr. and Ida P. Gooden). Lester was born in 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.

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Curious about ethnicity

9 Responses

  1. cdonorab says:

    Actually she does have Asian ancestry. She’s a descendant of attilla the hun.

  2. ihatemostpeople says:

    She looks part Asian.

  3. LiL V4CH4 says:

    well JUDY, shes ITALIAN AND IRISH, so i guess you’re WRONG! =P

  4. judy says:

    shes only italin she said it herself on e ths so i guess your RONG

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