Carole Radziwill

Carole Radziwill

Date Of BirthAugust 20, 1963
Age60 years 9 months 3 days
Day of BirthTuesday
Place Of BirthSuffern, New York, United States
Zodiac SignLeo
Professions Writer , Journalist
Birth Name Carole Ann DiFalco
Full Name Carole Ann Radziwill

Personal Information
Religion Christianity (Roman Catholic)
Language English
Star SignLeo
Nationality American
EthnicitiesItalian American , Caucasian
Complexion White
Crush Mr Buono (Her high school gym teacher)
Body Features & Measurements
Height170 CM
5 Feet 7 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Brown
Weight56 KG
123 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-24-35
Figure TypeRectangle
Body Type Slim
Family Information
Father Anthony DiFalco (cook at his restaurant named- DiFalcos)
Mother Helen DiFalco
Grandfather Tony DiFalco (Paternal)
Grandmother Millie DiFalco (Paternal)
Father In-Law Stanislas Radziwill (Polish prince; born July 21, 1914 died July 27, 1976)
Mother In-Law Lee Radziwill (Actress; born March 3, 1933)
Sister In-Law Anna Christina Radziwill-Arancio (Sister of Anthony Radziwill)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Bachelor of Arts, Hunter College
Education(College) Hunter College, New York (English major)
Alma MaterNew York University
Education (Post-Graduation) Master of Arts, New York University
Love, Romance, Marriage
Husband Anthony Radziwill (News producer by profession; married on August 27, 1994, he died on 10 August 1999)
Boyfriends Adam Kenworthy (2017)
Russ Irwin (Dated from 2010-2012)
Career Information
Years Active 1992-
Debut (TV) The Real Housewives of New York City (as an actor) , 20/20 (2004-; as crew)
Salary $100,000 (For Season)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Food Korean delis
Favorite DrinksMargaritas
Dirty martini
Favorite Beverage Coffee
Favorite Brands Dermaroller
La Prairie (Skin Caviar Foundation)
Lightstim
Chanel (translucent powder)
Environ (Mask)
Social Networks, Web links
Facebook ProfileCarole Radziwill Facebook Profile
Twitter ProfileCarole Radziwill Twitter Profile
Official WebsiteCarole Radziwill Official Website
Instagram ProfileCarole Radziwill Instagram Profile
Pinterest ProfileCarole Radziwill Pinterest Profile
Contact
Contact (Email)lgrubman@grubmanpr.com
Talent Agent Michael Carlisle
More Information
Friend Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy (wife of John F Kennedy Jr.)
Net worth$50 Million (including tht she received after her husband died)
Celebrity Crush Liam Neeson

Biography

 Carole Radziwill is an American Writer, journalist & TV personality. She has worked as a journalist and producer at ABC News for about 30 years, she has won multiple awards such as Emmy Awards, GLAAD Media Award, Peabody Award.

Childhood

Carole Radziwill Childhood

Image: Carole Radziwill Childhood

Carole Ann DiFalco was born on 20th August 1963 in Suffern, New York. She was brought up in Rockland County, New York along with her four other siblings (she was the second of five).

Carole Radziwill Family: Mom, grand mother and siblings

Image: Carole Radziwill Family: Mom, grand mother and siblings

Carole Radziwill Family: with Father and siblings

Image: Carole Radziwill Family: with Father and siblings

Education

  • Hunter College: She studied Bachelor of Arts from Hunter College, a public university in New York City. She graduated with majors in English
  • New York University: She attended the NYU, where is graduated with an M.B.A degree.

 

Relationships-Marriage

Anthony Radziwill

She married Anthony Radziwill in 1994 at the Radziwills' Hamptons estate, Giorgio Armani designed the dress while Anthony's cousin John F Kennedy Jr. was the best man. They had been living together since 1992. 

Carole Radziwill & Anthony Radziwill wedding

Image: Carole Radziwill & Anthony Radziwill wedding

Anthony died of (testicular) cancer in 1999. It was less than a month from the deaths of their closest friends and Anthony's cousins JFK Jr. and Carolyn Bassette. [2]

Russ Irwin

She briefly dated Russ Irwin of Aerosmith from 2011. He appeared along her in the 5th season of the reality show 'Real Housewives of New York City'. They split in February 2013. Russ had recorded the song "Manhattan," with Carole.

Adam Kenworthy

She dated chef Adam Kenworthy (Vegan chef on Real Housewives of New York City') on and off for 3 years from 2014. He has appeared frequently on the reality show 'Real Housewives of New York City'. They two ran marathon together once. The two were writing a cookbook titled "The Reluctant Vegan", but eventually gave up as it stopped being fun because of the arguments over the details of the book. They officially split in 2017.

 

Career

Journalism

Carole started her career in journalism in 1986 as an intern at ABC News in postproduction for 20/20, a news magazine show.

She got assigned on the show "Close Up" as a production secretary.

She travelled with Peter Jennings’s documentary unit as a reporter to Cambodia, Haiti, and India, where she mostly covered American Foreign Policy. In Combodia she covered the refugee camp situation.

Gulf war: In 1991, she was stationed in Israel, she reported on the Gulf wat, including the SCUD missile patrol.

In 1992, she covered the 1992 US presidential campaign for ABC [2]

Afghanistan War: In 2003, she spent 6 weeks in Kandahar, Afghanistan to cover the American war against Taliban, she was stationed with the infantry unit of 101st Airborn Division.

As a journalist she has reported Iraq war from Iraq, Afghan war from Afghanistan Cambodia in Cambodia.

Lunch Date: In 2006, Carole signed a contract with Glamour magazine to write a monthly column titled "Lunch Date". where she interviewed famous personalities over a lunch date. The celebs she interviewed included actors Alec Baldwin, Antonio Banderas, Rachel Weisz; and among politicians Rudy Giuliani.

 

Writing

In 2000, soon after her husband's death, she left ABC to write the memoir What Remains: A Memoir of Faith, Friendship, and Love.

What Remains: A Memoir of Faith, Friendship, and Love

Carole Radziwill: What Remains

The book covers her life and marriage to Anthony Radziwill, nephew of JFK. She writes about her career as a journalist in multiple countries, her and husband's struggles with his cancer, devastation the couple faced after the death of their best friends...

The book became a huge hit with 250,000 copies in the first print itself. The book has 4+ rating on GoodReads with 20,000+ ratings. It was a NewYork Times best seller.

The Madcap Tales of My Year on the Real Housewives of New York Season 5

Carole Radziwill: The Madcap Tales of My Year on the Real Housewives of New York Season 5

In 2012, after her time at the reality show "Real Housewives of New York" she wrote a satirical and wry recounting of her time on TV

The Widow's Guide to Sex and Dating

The Widow's Guide to Sex and Dating

[The Widow's Guide to Sex and Dating]

Carole published this comedy novel in 2013, the story revolves around the main character Claire Byrne, a young and glamorous wife of a famous middle aged man, a charming and pompous man who is unfaithful and doesn't hide his affairs, yet is supportive and loving towars his wife.

Once a promising writer, now 34, Claire is widowed and has time to reinvent herself, she visits shrinks, oracles, dates a billionaire, a hockey player, an actor... 

She senses she has a chance at something bigger than what she previously had in the relationship, perhpas even love.

 

TV

The Real Housewives of New York City 

In 2011, Carole joined the cast of Bravo TV's reality show "The Real Housewives of New York City" in the 5th season of the show. In July 2018, she left the show after 6 seasons, she wanted to focus on journalism.

Interesting Facts

  • Working at the department store: At the age of 16 she was working in a suburban department store (Caldor's), She later worked as a waitress at the Bee Bop Cafe. when she was 25 she was working with ABC News.
  • She grew up eating Pasta & Carbs in her household.
  • Novelist: She wrote her first novel titled- The Widow's Guide to Sex & Dating, it was published in 2014.
  • Her mother in-law Lee Radziwill is the younger sister of Jacqueline Onassis, wife of John F Kennedy.
  • The Anthony Radziwill Documentary Fund: Carole with her mother in-law Lee Radziwill set up a fund to help the emerging documentary makers in 2000.
  • Flight Attendant: she wanted to be a flight attendant, but just as she was thinking of applying for the course she saw the Challenger space shuttle explode and decided otherwise. 
  • Childhood dream: She wanted to be a scientist or doctor as a child.
  • Working World around: She has worked in countries like Afghanistan, Cambodia, Haiti, India, Iraq, Tel Aviv.
  • Mother in-law Lee Radziwill: She remains in close contact with her mother in-law Lee, they  go on lunches together sometimes.
  • She likes great sense in fashion, she likes collecting variety of clothes to her collection.
  • Silk pillows: She uses silk pillows, she attributes youthfulness of her skin to Silk pillows.
  • She loves pets, has a dog, has two cats named Blue and Belle.
  • She was critical of the republican party in 2016 elections. She was critical of Donald Trump.
  • She has dated George Clooney, she remembers him as 'sweet' & 'good kisser'.
  • She ran half marathon in October 2017 to raise money for the Animal rescue organization- Animal League.
  • She is mostly of Italian ancestry, her grandmother was an Austrian.
  • She was a Girl Scout while in school.
  • She likes fast cars, she participates in NASCAR events.
  • She doesn't go to Gyms much, she is naturally thin.

 

Quotes

  • How I Am On Camera Is How I Am Off Camera
  • I'm really superficial when it comes to men, I like them handsome.
  • I feel like sometimes I'm on a comedy and everyone else is on a drama [3]
  • My life's not perfect, I'm not pretending to be anything I'm not [3]
  • I was never good at being my age. I always kind of wanted to be older
  • Only Baby is allowed in my bedroom with her outside shoes on
  • I'm the queen of first dates. I always have a good time

 

Awards

Year Award Notes
  Emmy Award  
  Emmy Award  
  Emmy Award  
  Robert F. Kennedy Humanitarian Award  
  GLAAD Award  
  Peabody Award  

 

Sources

  1. Carole Radziwill on wikipedia
  2. Carole Radziwill on Vulture
  3. FoxLA coverage
  4.  

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