Cortese initially appeared in ‘MTV New Year’s Bash 2011’ TV movie in 2010 as herself.
Next, she appeared in ‘Jump Start Live’ and ‘Good Morning America’.
Meet “The Meatball” — Snooki’s doppelganger, Deena Nicole Cortese, 23, the latest guidette to join the cast of “Jersey Shore,” the third season of which premieres Thursday on MTV.
We were known as little divas in high school.” The precocious teen even posted pictures of herself making out with other women on My Space.
“I’m not a lesbian, but when I get drunk I like to kiss,” she explains.
Additionally, she has a sister, Joanie Maiorella, who was seen in multiple episodes throughout Season 5 of ‘Jersey Shore’.
Talking about her education, Cortese graduated from New Egypt High School and briefly attended Brookdale Community College.
She has since then appeared in numerous other television series and has more than 15 credits.