Kathy Wakile
Kathy Wakile


Katherina "Kathy" Pierri
October 5, 1965
New Jersey, U.S.


Television Personality


Richard Wakile


Victoria Wakile
Joseph Wakile


The Real Housewives of New Jersey

Katherina "Kathy" Wakile (nee Pierri) (born October 4, 1965) is an American television personality and author. She is best known for starring in the reality television series The Real Housewives of New Jersey.

Early Life

Kathy was born in New Jersey. Kathy has a younger sister, Rosie, and three brothers.


Wakile first appeared on the third season of Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey in 2011. Her cousin Teresa Giudice, had been a cast member since Season 1. Her sister, Rosie, is also seen on the series.

She has introduced three product lines since joining the show: Dolci Della Dea, Goddess Eye Jewelry which gives a portion of sales to the National Brain Tumor Society and lastly Red Velvet Cosmo which is a ready-to-pour cocktail based on one of her favourite dessert, red velvet cake. She also has her own cannoli making kit.

She and her daughter frequently participate in events that raise awareness for brain cancer, an illness they take close to heart, as Victoria needed an operation to remove a benign brain tumour.

Personal Life

Kathy is married to Richard "Rich" Wakile, a businessman. The couple have two children, Victoria (January 16, 1994) and Joseph (March 4, 1996).



Year Title Role
2011- The Real Housewives of New Jersey Herself


  • Indulge: Delicious Little Desserts that Keep Life Real Sweet - 2014


  1. "If you can't take the heat, get out of my kitchen!"
  2. "We're old school, we believe in respect!"
  3. "People say that I'm sweet, but I'm tough, so don't cross me."


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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