- Victoria Chlebowski and Michael Imperioli have been married and are still together for over two decades.
- She is an interior decorator and entrepreneur that has collaborated with her husband on many projects including producing his film The Hungry Ghost.
- The entrepreneur and wife to 57–year-old The Sopranos starare the parents of three children, Vadim, David, and Isabella.
Victoria Chlebowski is an American actress, entrepreneur, and wife of Soprano actor, Michael Imperioli. Every detail about her is tied to her husband’s successful acting career since she is not as successful as he is as an actor.
Her marriage to the screen magnet is quite interesting as they have managed to avoid the scandal that comes with celebrity marriages. They have been married for over two decades and are still waxing stronger even after giving birth to three children.
Victoria’s life as a businesswoman and marriage to one of the favorite mobster actors is fascinating in many ways.
Victoria Chlebowski Biography
Victoria Chlesbowski is an actress and wife to one of Hollywood’s popular faces. The actress was born into a Jewish family in Russia. As a young girl, she and her mother, Raisa fled anti-Semitism in Russia to the US in 1976.
The family lived in a railway apartment as they adjusted to life in a new country. Victoria studied art, philosophy, and German in Munich. She later attended Parsons and the New York, an art and design college in Greenwich Village, Lower Manhattan.
While in the US, her mother married a Polish man, Ryczard Chlebowski. Her father who is an artisan was close to her and this carried on into later life as they collaborated to do projects together, He specialized in custom panellings and moldings.
How Victoria Chlebowski Met And Fell In Love With Michael Imperioli
The Russian-born first met her future husband, Michael at a bar while they were both in college. She refused to reveal the name of the bar where their love story started. However, they later fell in love and started dating.
All We Know About Their Marriage of Over Two Decades
Victoria and her husband sealed their love when they got married on September 19, 1996. They’ve had their ups and downs in the marriage but they are still holding on.
Their marriage is blessed with three children, Vadim, David, and Isabella.
Apart from practicing Tae Kwon Do, they have learned to accommodate one another. Michael became a Buddhist in 2008 and ever since they have been practicing with his wife of over 20 years. Victoria read a lot of books on Buddhism and after their marriage, she influenced her husband. The couple attends the teachings of Gelek Rinpoche.
They are channeling their energy into promoting their faith. The two are working on a documentary on the Tenzin Gyatso Scholars Programs. The program supports the work of Tibetan monastics in different areas of study.
Victoria Chlebowski Is An Enterpreneur And Interior Decorator
The celebrity wife is an entrepreneur with a fine taste for interior decoration. She may have picked an interest in real estate from her mother’s influence who worked in real estate.
She and a business partner, Sonya Chang own a design firm, SVE New York. Victoria also partnered with her husband to renovate a factory building in Tribeca which can be used for teaching Buddhism. Her other business ventures include ownership of a bohemian bar in Chelsea with her husband.
Other Fascinating Details About Victoria Chlebolwski
1. She and Her Husband Married Four Years Before the Premier of Sopranos
Victoria married Michael years before the film that shot him to fame, The Soprano. Michael is well known for his roles as a mobster in movies. The Sopranos is well regarded as his most popular film.
The actor has had other numerous roles that have earned him awards and recognitions yet The Sopranoes remains his well-known character. He won an Emmy Award in 2004 for best supporting actor for his role as Christopher Moltisanti in The Sopranos.
Ever since the award-winning actor has taken many other roles. Imperioli got a lead role in the HBO 2022 comedy series The White Lotus.
2. Victoria Chlebowski had a Child Before Marrying Imperioli
Though details about her past life is hush-hush, her marriage to Michael Imperioli is not her first marriage. She was once married and may have had her child, Isabella from that relationship.
Despite her past relationship, Victoria and Michael’s love has not diminished over the years. In fact, Michael is the legal father of her daughter.
3. The Interior Designer is a Film Producer
Even though she never found success as an actress, the entrepreneur found another niche in the entertainment industry. She is a film producer that has collaborated with her husband on some film projects.
Her husband wrote and directed The Hungry Ghost while she ended up as the producer of the film. She also produced Circledrawers in 2009. Some of her work in the entertainment industry include designing movie sets.
4. Victoria Chlebowski Children are taking Already taking their Career Path
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Her first child with Michael, Vadim Imperioli who was born in 1997 has shown signs of following after his father’s footsteps as an actor. Vadim made his movie debut in 2007 Mitch Albom’s For One More Day which was produced by Oprah Winfrey. In 2010, Vadim and his father acted in the crime drama Detroit 1-8-7. He also appeared in another film, Joy de V in 2013.
Vadim is known to be a standup comedian among his many talents. He posts videos on his Youtube channel where he has quite a number of followers. Not much is known about Victoria’s other children.
5. Her son had a Brush with the Law
Victoria has made a name for herself as a successful businesswoman but her son is coloring his name with clashes with the law. Vadim did his freshman year at Purchase college to study Film, but later had issues with the school. During his arraignment in court after his arrest for spray painting a swastika, his attorney suggests he may not have finished there.
Though his arrest is a dark cloud over the celebrity child and blooming actor, nothing is known about his recent career work.