Who Is Laura Vitale Husband? Her Married Life Details

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Who Is Laura Vitale Husband? Her Married Life Details

-Laura Vitale is a YouTube star-turned-TV chef who gained fame through her cooking recipe videos on her YouTube channel.

She started her channel in 2010, and after hundreds of videos in the span of four and a half years, she got her own cooking show, Laura in the Kitchen (2010-2018).

Husband & Beginning Of Laura In The Kitchen

The television chef is married to Joe Vitale, an engineer-turned-producer. The two tied the knot on 23rd October 2009.


Laura Vitale with husband Joe Vitale during their wedding (Photo: Laura Vitale’s Instagram)

Laura started making cooking videos because of her husband. According to pressofatlantacity.com, she used to tell her husband that she wanted to have her own cooking show. Joe pushed her to start making videos online, and she reluctantly agreed.

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At the very beginning, her videos were filmed with a $49 point-and-shoot camera. People really enjoyed the videos despite the low production quality, and she upgraded after a few months.

About Joe Vitale

On top of being the co-creator of Laura in the Kitchen, Joe is also the co-founder of ArizonaEast, a wholesale grower of water-wise plants and producer of easy-care home decor items.

Previously, he used to work as a project manager in L-3 Communications and as an engineer at Tri-M Building Automation Systems.

He earned a BSEE Electrical Engineering from Drexel University.


Laura and her producer husband welcomed their daughter, Mia Valentina, on 31st January 2017.


Mia Valentina during her third birthday on 31st January 2020 (Photo: Laura Vitale’s Instagram)

Mia has been featured in some of the TV chef’s videos.

Laura Vitale’s Age & Family

Laura Pietrangeli was born on 7th November 1986 in Naples, Italy. She moved to the U.S. when she was 12, along with her family. Her father, Salvatore Pietrangeli, owned pizzerias in Deptford and Camden, where she learned to cook.

She has three siblings: two brothers and a sister.

Laura In The Kitchen

The popular hostess has her own site, laurainthekitchen.com, where she posts her recipes. People can also shop for products Laura used on her shows on her site.

Interesting Facts

  • Laura has no formal training in culinary arts.

  • She was chosen by YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley as YouTube’s ‘NextChef’.

  • Laura has over 3.5 million subscribers on her YouTube channel.

  • She has also released a cookbook named Laura in the Kitchen: Favorite Italian-American Recipes Made Easy: A Cookbook (2015); it includes 120 simple recipes for Italian-American classics.