PATERSON, N.J. — Happy birthday to Paterson's Teresa Giudice!
Giudice, a Paterson native, was born May 18, 1972 and turns 44 Wednesday.
Known for starring on the reality television show "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," Giudice has written three New York Times bestselling books and was a contestant on Donald Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice."
She's worked for Macy's as an associate buyer in the past, and also created both a hair care line and a line of bellini cocktails.
On Dec. 23, 2015, she was released from federal prison after serving 11 months of a 15-month sentence for fraud.
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