Is Lauren Pesce Related to Joe Pesce? The Truth About the Fashion Blogger and the Actor

Lauren Pesce is a fashion blogger, realtor, and the wife of Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, the reality TV star from “Jersey Shore”. She has been in the spotlight since her relationship with Sorrentino became public, and many fans have wondered if she has any connection to another famous Pesce: Joe Pesci, the Oscar-winning actor known for his roles in “Goodfellas”, “Casino”, and “Home Alone”. 

The answer is no

According to various sources, Lauren Pesce and Joe Pesci are not related by blood or marriage. They just happen to share the same last name, which is a common Italian surname meaning “fish”. They are also both from New Jersey, but that’s where the similarities end. Lauren and Joe don’t have a shared family tree, and they have never met or worked together.

Lauren Pesce’s background and career

Lauren Pesce was born on January 10, 1985, in New Jersey. She graduated from LIM College with a degree in Fashion Merchandising. She worked as an intern at Elle Magazine, a shoe designer with Guiseppe Zanotti, and a real estate broker at VRI Homes. She also launched her own fashion blog, TheStyleBAE, where she shares her style tips, beauty secrets, and lifestyle advice. 

Lauren Pesce’s relationship with Mike Sorrentino

Lauren Pesce met Mike Sorrentino in college, and they dated for four years before breaking up in 2009. They rekindled their romance in 2013, after Sorrentino had overcome his substance abuse problem. Lauren is credited for helping him build a new life and supporting him through his legal troubles. 

The couple got engaged in April 2018, on the set of “Jersey Shore: Family Vacation”. They tied the knot in November 2018, just one month before Sorrentino began his eight-month prison sentence for tax evasion. Lauren visited him every week and spoke to him every day while he was behind bars. 

In November 2019, Lauren revealed that she had suffered a miscarriage shortly after Sorrentino’s release from prison. She said that the experience brought them closer together and that they wanted to try again for a baby. 

In November 2020, Lauren announced that she was pregnant again with a baby boy. She gave birth to their son Romeo Reign in May 2021. 

Joe Pesci’s background and career

Joe Pesci was born on December 9, 1942, in Newark, New Jersey. He started his career as a child actor and singer, appearing in plays and TV shows. He also played guitar with several bands, including Joey Dee and the Starliters. He released his debut album Little Joe Sure Can Sing! in 1968. 

Pesci rose to fame as an actor in the late 1970s and early 1980s, starring in films such as “Raging Bull”, “Once Upon a Time in America”, and “Lethal Weapon”. He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Tommy DeVito in “Goodfellas” in 1990. He also received two other nominations for his performances in “Raging Bull” and “The Irishman”. He is known for portraying tough, volatile characters in various genres, especially crime dramas directed by Martin Scorsese. 

Pesci announced his retirement from acting in 1999 but has returned to act in four films since then. He also released two more albums: Vincent LaGuardia Gambini Sings Just for You in 1998 and Pesci… Still Singing in 2019. 


Lauren Pesce and Joe Pesci are not related by any means. They are both successful individuals in their own fields who happen to have the same last name and come from the same state. They have never met or interacted with each other publicly.

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