Go back to the first part of this sory, A Novel Life.Carmine Agnello was born in 1960 in Ozone Park, Queens, New York City.The family lived in a mansion in Westbury, New York that was the location in 2004 for the reality TV show, "Growing up Gotti".
And Victoria Gotti maintains that she is proud of her name.
"I can get up in the morning, look in the mirror, and I'm happy with who I've become," she says.
Prosecutors believe Agnello was having an affair with his bookkeeper.
Victoria Gotti has filed for divorce."The bottom line is that (Agnello) has been a target for the past 15 years," she says. And I'd be back, maybe even grander."The income from her books is now more important than ever. "It scares me that this is who they are and that at some point in their lives they may be a target (of increased scrutiny)." Victoria Gotti wants a less tumultuous life for her three boys.
Recent investments include Cengage Learning (Thomson Learning), Nelson Education, Hit Entertainment, NEP Broadcasting, Learning Annex and Intelsat.
in economics with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.Contrary to what many believe, she did not grow up amidst wealth, she says. Her estate, worth million, has a pool, a guest house, horse stables and a basketball court.She married her childhood sweetheart, Carmine Agnello, who runs a scrap metal business that makes million a year. Not only is her father in prison, so is her brother. pled guilty to extortion and bribery."It was extremely tough," she says.In January 2000, prosecutors accused Agnello of being in the Mob. Victoria Gotti says her husband is guilty of only one thing: marrying a Gotti."We were warned and warned and warned that this would happen," she says, "that my husband would become a target." But there is one piece of evidence against Carmine that Victoria did believe - the same Federal wire taps used to catch her husband racketerring caugh him cheating on her.She earned a JD from the University of California, Davis, School of Law and is admitted to practice law in California and Massachusetts.