The Golden Globe-winning star of the hit show One Day at a Time, Valerie Bertinelli emerged as the face of Jenny Craig following her exceptional public weight loss, for which she showed off her bikini-clad slimmed-down figure in the now-famous Jenny Craig Weight Loss Program commercial. Read More >
As the Jenny Craig brand ambassador, Bertinelli now travels around the country discussing the importance of developing a healthy relationship with food, being heart healthy, and maintaining an active lifestyle.
She is the author of three New York Times best-selling books: Losing It: And Gaining My Life Back One Pound at Time, Finding It: And Finally Satisfying My Hunger for Life, and One Dish at a Time: Delicious Recipes and Stories from My Italian-American Childhood and Beyond.
Bertinelli made her acting debut in commercials, public service announcements, and the television series Apple’s Way before landing her big break at age 14 on One Day at A Time, Norman Lear’s 1975 breakthrough series about a divorced mother raising her two daughters. The series ran on CBS for nine years, ending in 1984.
Bertinelli helped develop and starred in the highly rated television movies I Was a Mail Order Bride and The Seduction of Gina. She currently stars in Hot in Cleveland with Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, and Betty White. Her other forays into TV included starring for two years on the hit series Touched by an Angel, Café Americain, and Sydney, which she also executive produced. She has also served as a correspondent for The Rachael Ray Show.
Valerie Bertinelli continues to help and inspire millions of people through her work with Jenny Craig. Read Less ^