What Is Valerie Bertinelli’s Net Worth?

Valerie Bertinelli is a $20 million-plus American actress. Bertinelli’s net worth has risen as a result of her many television-playing appearances and her marriage to Eddie Van Halen.

She is most known for her two Golden Globe-winning performances in the comedy “One Day at a Time” (1975–1984).

Valerie has also been in television shows such as “Café Americain” (1993–1994), “Touched by an Angel” (2001–2003), and “Hot in Cleveland” (2010–2015). In 2015, she started hosting “Valerie’s Home Cooking” on the Food Network, and she has two cookbooks: “One Dish at a Time: Delicious Recipes and Stories from My Italian-American Childhood and Beyond” (2012) and “Valerie’s Home Cooking: More than 100 Delicious Recipes to Share with Friends and Family” (2013). (2017).

Losing It: And Gaining My Life Back One Pound at a Time,” Bertinelli’s book, was published in 2008, and “Finding It: And Satisfying My Hunger for Life Without Opening the Fridge” was released in 2009.

Early Life:


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 Valerie Bertinelli was born on April 23, 1960, in Wilmington, Delaware to Valerie Anne Bertinelli and her mother.

With mother Nancy, father Andrew (a General Motors executive), and brothers Patrick, David, and Drew, she grew up in Claymont, Delaware, Shreveport, Louisiana, Clarkston, Michigan, Oklahoma City, and Los Angeles, California.

Valerie’s parents also had a son named Mark, who died at the age of 17 months from an accidental poisoning before Valerie was born.

Tami Lynn was Bertinelli’s manager from 1971 until 1979. Bertinelli attended Granada Hills High School and the Tami Lynn School of Artists.

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 Valerie appeared as a guest star on an episode of the CBS drama “Apple’s Way” in 1974, and producer Norman Lear quickly invited her to audition for the new comedy “One Day at a Time.” At the age of 15, she landed the role of Barbara Cooper and became a TV celebrity.

Bertinelli and co-stars Mackenzie Phillips, Bonnie Franklin, and Pat Harrington, Jr. appeared on CBS’s “The One Day at a Time Reunion” in 2005, which broadcast 209 episodes over nine seasons.

Valerie appeared in the television films “Young Love, First Love” (1979), “The Promise of Love” (1980), “The Princess and the Cabbie” (1981), “I Was a Mail Order Bride” (1982), “The Seduction of Gina” (1984), and “Shattered Vows” (1984) while starring on “One Day at a Time” (1984).

Throughout the 1980s, Bertinelli featured in a number of made-for-TV films, including “Silent Witness” (1985), “Ordinary Heroes” (1986), “Rockabye” (1986), and “Taken Away” (1989), as well as the 1987 miniseries “I’ll Take Manhattan.”

Bertinelli featured in the CBS comedy “Sydney” in 1990, which aired for 13 episodes and co-starred future “Friends” actor Matthew Perry.


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 She played Holly Aldridge on NBC’s “Café Americain” from 1993 to 1994, then went on to feature in the TV films “The Haunting of Helen Walker” (1995) and “Two Mothers for Zachary” (1996). (1996).

Valerie provided her voice to the animated Fox comedy “Family Guy” in 2001, and she portrayed Gloria, an angel, in 59 episodes of the CBS drama “Touched by an Angel” from 2001 and 2003.

In 2004, she made a cameo as herself in the film “Saved!” and in 2008, she guest-starred on ABC’s “Boston Legal.” From 2010 through 2015, Bertinelli starred with Betty White, Jane Leeves, and Wendie Malick in TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland.”

In 2015, she started presenting the Food Network series “Valerie’s Home Cooking” and “Kids Baking Championship,” and in 2019, she was given two additional shows, “Family Restaurant Rivals” and “Family Food Showdown.”

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Personal Life:


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 On April 11, 1981, Valerie married singer Eddie Van Halen, and on March 16, 1991, they brought their son Wolfgang into the world. Bertinelli and Van Halen divorced in December 2007, after splitting up in 2001.

Eddie’s drug addiction and reluctance to quit smoking after being diagnosed with mouth cancer, according to Valerie, were important factors in the couple’s divorce.

On January 1, 2011, Bertinelli married financial planner Tom Vitale, and she is now the stepmother to his four children.

Van Halen passed away in October 2020, after a lengthy fight with cancer, and Valerie and Wolfgang were there to see him go.


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 Bertinelli has been candid about her weight reduction struggles, and after dropping 40 pounds on Jenny Craig’s program, she featured in advertisements for the company.

She finished the Boston Marathon at 5:14:37 in 2010 as part of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Team.

Valerie found that she is a descendant of King Edward I of England when appearing on the TLC show “Who Do You Think You Are?” in 2014.

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Awards and Nominations:

Bertinelli has had three Golden Globe nominations, with “One Day at a Time” winning Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television in 1981 and 1982.

“Valerie’s Home Cooking” was nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards in 2019 for Outstanding Culinary Host and Outstanding Culinary Program, and it was previously nominated in 2018 and 2020.


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 Valerie received a TV Land Award nomination for Favorite Singing Siblings (shared with Mackenzie Phillips) for “One Day at a Time” in 2005, and she was selected Lady You Love to Watch Fight for Her Life in a Movie of the Week in 2007.

In 1981, Bertinelli was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Young Comedienne for “One Day at a Time,” and in 2011, the ensemble of “Hot in Cleveland” was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series. A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was bestowed to her in 2012.

Real Estate:


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 Bertinelli bought a 5,200 square foot property in the Hollywood Hills in 2002 for roughly $2.25 million after splitting from Van Halen. Valerie bought the five-bedroom, six-bathroom house after it had been remodeled.

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