About Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi

A native of Poughkeepsie, NY, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is a reality television hit who comes from a close-knit Italian family. Fun, outgoing, spontaneous, loving and loud are just a few words that describe this veterinary tech major, whose hobbies include cheerleading, shopping, tanning, working out, and of course always looking good. Nicole appeared on MTV's reality show Is She Really Going Out With Him? but broke into the spotlight with her trademark poof on MTV's Jersey Shore in December 2009. She helped make Jersey Shore one of the highest rated shows in MTV history, which drew in 5.8 million viewers. Nicole has appeared on almost every major talkshow, as well as a few award shows, and is regularly covered by TMZ, The New York Post's Page Six, Perez Hilton, Entertainment Tonight, and Access Hollywood.