Arlene Vrhel is the wife of an American celebrity Joe Mantegna. She has been in the limelight ever since her name was connected with The GodFather III star. Furthermore, Vrhel has appeared in the TV Series Extra Virgin.

Arlene was born on the 20th of August, 1949 in the United States of America. She went to J. Sterling Morton High School East in Cicero, Illinois for her education. Based on her birthdate, her zodiac sign is Leo.

Arlene Vrhel’s Net Worth – Restaurant And Acting Life

Arlene Vrhel is estimated to have a net worth of $1 Million. She is living a rich and comfortable lifestyle thanks to her husband Joe Mantegna’s staggering fortunes. Vrhel used to own and manage their restaurant Taste Chicago in Burbank which they closed in 2019.

Arlene Vrhels former restaurant Taste Chicago
Arlene Vrhel’s restaurant Taste Chicago.
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Similarly, Arlene used to cook dishes at the restaurant they opened in 2003 after they moved to Chicago. The restaurant offered local culinary offerings and classic Chicago dishes such as Italian beef sandwiches, deep-dish pizza, and so on.

Besides, the wife of Joe is also a former actress who made an appearance in the TV Series Extra Virgin. In addition to this, her husband Joe Mantegna is estimated to have a net worth of $25 Million.

Arlene And Her Husband Joe First Met At J.Sterling Morton High School

As Aforementioned, Arlene was a student at J. Sterling Morton High School. Destined to be one, Joe was also attending the same school and the couple first met there.

Although the couple met during their school days, they did not date each other. Arlene and Joe started dating later in 1969.

Arlene Vrhel Has Been Married To Joe Mantegna For Nearly Five Decades Now

Arlene is currently in a marital relationship with Joe Mantegna. Unlike most couples, the Criminal minds actor Mantegna and his wife Vrhel are still together. There are no rumors about their divorce and has not made any headlines with their disputes.

Joe Mantegna and Arlene Vrhel in Hair 1
Joe Mantegna and Arlene Vrhel in “Hair”.
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Vrhel and Mantegna had chosen their wedding day to be on the 3rd of December, 1975, and had called all their close family members and friends. However, the couple had exchanged vows at the top of the Eiffel Tower a few weeks before their wedding. This shows Arlene and her husband are quite romantic.

It is almost five decades of their marital life and Vrhel has been the main supporter of her husband throughout this time. Besides this, Vrhel is not romantically linked to any other individual.

Who Is Arlene Vrhel’s Husband Joe Mantegna?

Joe Mantegna is an American filmmaker and actor. He is widely known for his role as David Rossi in the TV Series Criminal Minds. He was born Joseph Anthony Mantegna on the 13th of November, 1947 to Mary Anne Novelli and Joseph Anthony Mantegna sr.

Arlene Vrhels husband Joe Mantegna is currently head basketball coach
Arlene Vrhel’s husband Joe Mantegna is currently the head basketball coach besides acting.
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Born in Italy, Joe was raised catholic by his shipping clerk mother and insurance salesman father. He was the bassist in The Apocryphal. After his marriage, he went into the film industry.

Today, Mantegna has become a well-known name in the film industry. He has 152 credits as an actor and 20 credits as a producer on his IMDb profile. Some of his movies and TV Series are Rolling Thunder, Circle of Chaos, Criminal Minds, As we see it, and so on. He is currently the Head Basketball Coach at Blair Academy in New Jersey

Arlene Is The Mother Of Two Daughters

Arlene Vrhel is the proud mother of two children which she shares with her husband Mantegna. The couple has two children.

Vrhel and Mantegna’s eldest daughter Mia Mantegna has autism just like Charles Edward Vogelman. Meanwhile, their second daughter Gia Mantegna is an American actress.

Mia Mantegna

Mia Mantegna is Arlene and Mantegna’s oldest child. Due to a problem in the umbilical cord, she was born three months early in the year 1987. Ever since Mia was born, she has been ill. When she was two years old, her breathing would occasionally stop, and she was then given an autism diagnosis.

Alene Vrhels husband Joe Mantegna and his daughter Mia Mantegna
Arlene Vlher’s eldest daughter Mia Mantegna. Alene Vrhel’s husband Joe Mantegna and his daughter Mia Mantegna
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Because of autism, Mia would display unusual behavior. Arlene and her husband did not know what to expect from her. When at groceries, she once sang the part of Pinocchio. In addition to this, she snatched the binoculars from a woman and asked her name.

Those who did not know of Mia’s health condition said that she is a spoiled child. However, this did not affect Vrhel and Mantegna.

Gia Mantegna

Gina Cristine Mantegna, the second daughter of Arlene and Joe is an American actress. She has walked in the footsteps of her father. Born on the 17th of April 1990 in New York, Gia moved to Los Angeles with her parents as an infant and grew up there.

Arlene Vrhels husband Joe Mantegna and Gia Mantegna
Arlene Vrhel’s husband Joe Mantegna and her daughter Gia Mantegna.
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Mantegna studied at a high school in North Hollywood. After she turned 18, she decided to make her career in the acting industry and used the stage name, Gia. However, she already made her acting debut at the age of 13 in Uncle Nino.

While growing up, Gia was a trained gymnast and ballerina. Furthermore, she knows how to play piano and is quite a good singer.

Today, Gia has 30 credits as an actress on her IMDb profile. Some of her movies and TV Shows are Life after the first failure, Criminal Minds, The Bees and the birdhouse, etc.

Vrhel Is An Acting Enthusiast

Arlene is also an acting enthusiast like her husband. She used to participate in different plays during her school days. She and Joe used to do district-wide musicals.

Afterward, they both went to different ways but were brought together by Hair. They were both cast on it.

Arlene And Joe Used To Cook Pasta Dinners For Their Cast

Joe wanted to make his career in the film industry and thus he moved to Chicago. Arlene accompanied him. During their initial days, the couple used to cook pasta dinners for the theatre cast.

From there Arlene got the idea of opening a restaurant which later became Taste Chicago. The restaurant was sold in 2019.

Arlene Vrhel Prefers To Live A Low-Key Life

Joe Mantegna’s wife, Vrhel prefers to live a low-key life. She is not active on social media platforms as she does not want to share her personal life with the public.

However, Joe is quite active on Instagram with the username @joemantegna with more than 600k followers. He shares a glimpse of his professional and personal life.

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