|Deena Nicole Cortese Quick Info|
|Height||4 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||January 12, 1987|
Deena Nicole Cortese is an American television personality who started her career in the public spotlight in 2010 after she was cast in the reality TV show, Jersey Shore. Since then, she has gone on to appear in a few other such shows including When I Was 17, Couples Therapy, and Celebrity Fear Factor. She has a huge social media fan base with more than 2 million followers on Instagram and more than 2 million followers on Twitter.
Deena Nicole Cortese
New Egypt, New Jersey, United States
New Jersey, United States
Deena Nicole Cortese went to the New Egypt High School in her hometown town. After graduating from high school, she got enrolled at Brookdale Community College. However, she only attended college for a brief period of time.
- Father – John Cortese
- Mother – Joann Cortese
- Siblings – Joanie Maiorella (Sister) (Television Personality)
Deena Nicole Cortese is represented by Louis Galletta and Johnny Donovan of J Donovan Productions.
4 ft 11 in or 150 cm
50 kg or 110 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Deena Nicole Cortese has dated –
- Pauly D (2011)
- Christopher Buckner (2011-Present) – Cortese started going out with Christopher Buckner in 2011. They had first met in the same year in Freehold, New Jersey. Christopher proposed to her in November 2016 and they tied the knot in October 2017 in the same town they had first met. On January 5, 2019, she gave birth to her 1st child, son, Christopher John “CJ” Buckner. In October 2020, she revealed that her next baby is due in May 2021. The couple welcomed their 2nd child, a son named Cameron Theo Buckner on May 1, 2021. Cameron was born at 7:21 pm and weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces at the time of his birth.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Italian ancestry.
Deena Nicole Cortese has used her strong social media presence to land lucrative digital endorsement deals. She has done endorsement work for the following brands with her social media updates –
- Snuggle Me
- Give Kids The World Village
- Arm The Animals Clothing
Best Known For
- Being a regular cast member of the reality TV show, Jersey Shore
- Her strong presence on various social media platforms. She has more than 2 million followers on her official Instagram account.
- Having appeared in popular reality TV shows such as Celebrity Fear Factor, Couples Therapy, and Jersey Shore: Family Vacation
First TV Show
In 2010, Deena Nicole Cortese made her first TV show appearance in the Cast Interviews episode of the reality show, Jersey Shore.
Deena regularly works out in the gym to keep her curves in perfect shape. Apart from working out in the gym, she also loves to go out for a run. In fact, she manages to clock a couple of miles daily.
When it comes to diet, she keeps a watchful eye on her carbs intake.
Deena Nicole Cortese Favorite Things
- Music Genre – Pop Rock
- Inspirations – Pink
- Songs – Maps by Maroon 5, Don’t Leave by Ellie Goulding, and Bailando by Enrique Iglesias
- Cocktail – Merlot or an Appletini
Source – Fab Fit Fun
Deena Nicole Cortese Facts
- She has battled anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder in the past. She opened up about these problems while appearing on the reality TV show, Couples Therapy.
- Deena had initially auditioned for a place in the 1st season of Jersey Shore. She was eventually cast in the 2nd season after Angelina Pivarnick left the show. Snooki had suggested her as a prospective candidate to the show producers.
Featured Image by Deena Nicole Cortese / Instagram