Caroline Manzo
Caroline Manzo


Caroline Laurita
August 23, 1961
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.


Television Personality


Albert Manzo


Albie Manzo
Lauren Manzo
Christopher Manzo


The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Manzo'd with Children

Caroline Laurita-Manzo (born August 23, 1961) is an American television personality, entrepreneur and radio show host. She is best known for starring in the reality television series The Real Housewives of New Jersey, and her own spin-off show, Manzo'd with Children.

Early Life

Caroline was born in Brooklyn, New York City. Born to parents Joseph and Nettie Laurita, Caroline is one of eleven children.


Manzo first appeared on the first season of Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey in 2009. Her sister, Dina, and sister-in-law, Jacqueline, were also cast members when the show first aired. Manzo departed The Real Housewives after its fifth season and began filming a spin-off series about her family called Manzo'd with Children. The show premiered on October 5, 2014, on Bravo; it attracted over 1.7 million viewers. In March 2015, Bravo renewed Manzo'd with Children for a second season.

Caroline has also released her own book "Let Me Tell You Something." She owns the Opus Properties, a real estate firm, in Totowa, New Jersey and 4 My Mom, a children's accessories line. She is also on the Board of Dina's foundation, Project Ladybug, and is affiliated with the Carolyn Gable Expect a Miracle Foundation which helps single mothers.

Caroline also made an appearance on The Millionaire Matchmaker when her sons Albie and Christopher took part.

Personal Life

Caroline has been married to Albert Manzo since 1984, a co-owner of The Brownstone, an event and catering facility in Paterson, New Jersey. The couple have three children, Albert "Albie" (May 27, 1986), Lauren Michele (April 12, 1988) and Christopher Thomas (May 25, 1989).



Year Title Role
2009-2014 The Real Housewives of New Jersey Herself
2010 The Millionaire Matchmaker Herself
2014 Manzo'd with Children Herself


  • Let Me Tell You Something - 2013


  1. "If you're gonna mess with my family, you're messing with me."
  2. "Life is about change, sometimes you just have to roll with the punches."
  3. "Life is short, I have no time for drama!"
  4. "Love me or hate me, I always speak the truth!"


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The Real Housewives of New Jersey

Main Housewives: Teresa Giudice | Dina Manzo | Melissa Gorga | Teresa Aprea | Nicole Napolitano | Amber Marchese

Former Main Housewives: Jacqueline Laurita | Caroline Manzo | Danielle Staub | Kathy Wakile

Partners of the Housewives: Joe Giudice | Tommy Manzo | Joe Gorga | Rino Aprea | Bobby Ciasulli | Jim Marchese | Chris Laurita | Albert Manzo | Richard Wakile

Children of the Housewives: Gia Giudice | Gabriella Giudice | Milania Giudice | Audriana Giudice | Lexi Manzo | Antonia Gorga | Gino Gorga | Joey Gorga | Giovanni Aprea | Anthony Mauriello | Joey Mauriello | Michael Marchese | Sebastian Marchese | Corbin Marchese | Isabella Marchese | Ashlee Holmes | CJ Laurita | Nicholas Laurita | Albie Manzo | Lauren Manzo | Christopher Manzo | Christine Staub | Jillian Staub | Victoria Wakile | Joseph Wakile