Giuliana Rancic is an entertainment journalist, author, fashion and beauty expert and television personality! As a New York Times best-selling author of her memoir, Going Off Script, the winner of the Fan Favorite award at the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards and mama to son Duke — we can’t help but be a little obsessed! Giuliana was also an anchor for E! News, co-star of E!’s hugely popular Fashion Police team and has been on the red carpet for every mega-event in the entertainment industry (Oscars, Grammy Awards, Golden Globes!).
Her recent accomplishments: a signature brand of wine, XO, G, the launch of her own clothing line, G by Giuliana on HSN and the creation of “Fab-U-Wish,” a program to grant fashion, beauty and celebrity-themed wishes to women battling breast cancer. I mean…is there anything she can’t do?! Did you also know that she was born in Naples, Italy? Yes, Italy! Giuliana moved to the United States when she was a little girl, where her love affair with television journalism began before she could even speak English!
Her parents couldn’t afford a tutor, so she learned the language by watching TV. Her road in journalism started when she was working for a Capitol Hill news bureau covering multiple stories related to the Pentagon, Supreme Court, White House and State Department. We are officially BLOWN AWAY by the feats this mama has conquered!
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Little’s Name & Age: Duke, 3
Top Beauty Product You Must Have as a Mom: It’s so simple, but I always keep a rubber band on hand so I can throw my hair up into a ponytail when I’m on the go. I also carry Kai perfume in my bag because it smells so good and is the perfect way to freshen up quickly. And lastly, Gaelle Organics Crème Superieure Moisturizer. It keeps my skin hydrated, soft and smooth.
Top 3 Pieces of Kids Gear: (1) Radio Flyer Wagon: Duke loves cruising around town in his wagon! We love to go on walks and this makes him feel like a big boy. / (2) Joovy Moon Room (Duke’s Favorite!!) / (3) Step 2 Lifestyle Custom Kitchen – Duke loves playing in this!!
Favorite Kids Clothing Brand: We love Kickee Pants! Duke loves them because they are so soft and comfy. And they come in so many cute patterns and prints.
Activity You Love to do With Your Little: We love going to the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago (Duke loves animals!) and then to brunch for pancakes afterwards.
Your Secret Obsession When You Get an Hour to Yourself: I love to get comfy in my robe and enjoy a glass of my XO, G Wine. It’s the perfect way to unwind after a long day, plus it’s the best when you only want one glass and don’t want to open an entire bottle of wine.
Closet Staple That You Can’t Live Without: I’ve been living in my new G by Giuliana faux fur hat and scarf. They’re the perfect accessories for layering as the weather has been getting colder in Chicago.
Your Favorite Go-To Recipe That Your Child Loves: Duke loves his nona’s bucatini pomodoro! In fact, everyone seems to love it! We put it on the menu at one of our restaurants, RPM Italian, it has been the best seller since we opened! Click here to get the recipe.