Famous as the wife of big band crooner Tony Bennett. She began dating him during the late 1980s before marrying him in 2007, where the late former New York governor Mario Cuomo was a witness with his wife.
She earned her bachelor's degree from Fordham University. She later earned her master's from Columbia University's Teacher's College.
She worked in the New York public school system as a social studies teacher as she met her husband. In 1999, she helped co-found the Exploring The Arts non-profit.
She took her husband's birth surname rather than his professional name following their 2007 marriage.
She has become friends with her husband's frequent collaborator Lady Gaga.