|Dina Cantin Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||March 7, 1972|
Dina Cantin is an American television personality and entrepreneur who is mostly recognized for being one of the original cast members of the reality series, The Real Housewives of New Jersey (2009-2010; 2012; 2014). Moreover, she hosted her own party-planning television series called Dina’s Party (2011-2012) on HGTV.
Claudine J. Laurita
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Entrepreneur, Television Personality
- Siblings – Caroline Manzo (Older Sister) (Television Personality, Entrepreneur), Francesca Laurita (Older Sister), Chris Laurita (Older Brother) (Owner of a popcorn company called The Little Kernel), Joseph Laurita (Older Brother), Cookie Laurita (Older Sister), Jaime Laurita (Older Brother). She has 4 other siblings.
- Others – Albert Manzo (Brother-in-law), Albie Manzo Jr. (Nephew), Lauren Manzo (Niece), Christopher Manzo (Nephew), Jacqueline Laurita (Sister-in-law) (Chris’ Wife) (Television Personality, Activist)
Dina Cantin’s net worth was $20 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
61 kg or 134.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Dina has dated –
- George Hadjiapostoli (1990-2002) – In 1990, she married George Hadjiapostoli and the two welcomed a daughter named Lexi Ioannou on January 25, 1996. However, their marriage lasted for 12 years before ending in divorce in 2002.
- Thomas Manzo (2005-2016) – In 2005, Dina met Thomas Manzo, who is the brother of her brother-in-law, Albert Manzo. After a few years of dating, they tied the knot in 2007. Dina and Thomas separated in October 2012, but their divorce was finalized in February 2016.
- David Cantin (2015-Present) – Dina began dating the businessman David Cantin in 2015, and the two got married on June 28, 2017. The couple does not have any children together.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Italian ancestry.
- Big lips
- Wide smile
Dina Cantin has endorsed brands like –
- JJ Winks
- Farm Rio
- Jimmy Choo
- Giuseppe Zanotti
- Jessica Bara
- Kurt Geiger
- Knockout Beauty
- Roadogs Rescue
- Jen’s Pirate Booty
Dina Cantin Facts
- She was featured in a 2007 episode of VH1’s My Fabulous Wedding with her then-husband, Thomas Manzo.
- Dina is close friends with her former The Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member, Teresa Giudice. Furthermore, she is the godmother of Teresa’s daughter, Audriana Giudice.
- She launched her own skincare product line called Glow by Dina in 2016.
- During her marriage to Thomas Manzo, her sister Caroline became her sister-in-law as the latter was married to Thomas’ brother, Albert Manzo.
- On December 16, 2020, John Perna, who was a soldier in the Lucchese crime family, pled guilty to an aggravated assault charge for attacking Dina’s husband, David Cantin. Perna revealed that he was hired by Thomas Manzo (Dina’s ex-husband). In exchange for the assault, Perna was given a discounted price for his wedding reception by Manzo.
- She celebrates her birthday on the same day as numerous Hollywood celebrities like Bryan Cranston, Wanda Sykes, Rachel Weisz, Peter Sarsgaard, Laura Prepon, Jenna Fischer, Tobias Menzies, Jay Duplass, Giselle Eisenberg, and many others.
- Dina runs a charitable foundation called Project Ladybug, which offers financial aid to families having children who are diagnosed with cancer.
Featured Image by Dina Cantin / Instagram