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‘Rockabye’ Star Valerie Bertinelli Files for Divorce from Husband Tom Vitale

The One Day at a Time actress Valerie Bertinelli has filed for divorce from her husband Tom Vitale after 10 years of marriage. Continue reading, to know the reason behind the couple’s separation.

Valerie has decided to end her marriage with husband Tom Vitale

Valerie and Tom have called it quits. As per the documents obtained by People, the Food Network host filed the divorce papers at the Los Angeles Superior Court of California on May 12, 2022, Thursday. As usual, “irreconcilable differences” have been cited as the main reason for the dissolution of the pair’s decade-long marriage.

The court documents also state that Bertinelli and Vitale who is a financial planner by profession have a premarital agreement that “is in full force and effect and fully binding on the parties.” Maybe these two were meant to be but not meant to last.

When did Valerie and Tom get married?

The What She Doesn’t Know star announced that she is engaged to Tom in May of 2010. Their whirlwind romance began in the year 2004. The duo was introduced to one another by Valerie’s brother. Valerie and Tom tied the knot on January 1, 2011, in Malibu, California.

Soon afterward her wedding in 2011, the Hot in Cleveland star spilled the beans on her marriage with Tom and she said, “I could have spent the rest of my life with Tom and not be married, but I wanted to call him ‘my husband. I really wanted to share how I feel about Tom with the people I love.”

For their wedding day, Bertinelli wore a custom-made dress by designer David Meister. She has four stepchildren through her marriage to Vitale. Like every marriage, their love also went through its fair share of ups and downs.

Valerie filed for separation from her husband Tom in November of 2021. She pulled the plug on November 24, 2021. The couple does not have any children together.

Valerie Bertinelli was married to Eddie Van Halen before

The 62-year-old was previously hitched to late rock legend Eddie Van Halen. The couple exchanged their vows in the year 1981. Valerie and Eddie share one child. They welcomed their only child, a son named Wolfgang on March 16, 1991. The full name of their son is Wolfgang William Van Halen.

After a while, some tensions started brewing in their marriage and they could not sort out their differences which led to their separation in 2001. Halen and Valerie’s divorce got finalized on December 20, 2007.

In her autobiography Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today, Valerie put some light on her first marriage and stated that the main reasons for her divorce from then-husband Eddie were cocaine addition and his refusal to quit smoking despite being diagnosed with oral cancer and losing one-third of his tongue in the treatment process.

We just wish that both Valerie and Tom can do what’s best for them as individuals. They must put their happiness before anything in this world. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.
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