Danielle Staub is a housewife on Real Housewives of New Jersey and has made some headlines. During season one of RHONJ Theresa Giudice accused Danielle of being “engaged 19 times” and being a “prostitution whore” and then proceeded to flip a table.
The moment was iconic, but also left fans wondering if Danielle has been engaged 19 times.
Danielle has been married three times and engaged a handful of times. Giudice was exaggerating when she threw out the number 19, but Staub has been engaged way more than just one time.
Check out Danielle’s full dating history below.
Kevin Maher 1986-1987
Danielle married FBI informant Kevin Maher. He told Star that they met in the late ’80s in Miami, Florida. He also claimed that the two had sex in a bathroom the night they met and that Danielle was a “paid escort” and “raging nymphomaniac.”
Danielle accused Maher of raping her “on a bed of broken glass” in her biography The Naked Truth. He denied these allegations.
The two got married in 1986 and were divorced a year later.
Thomas Staub 1993-2007
Danielle married her second husband Thomas Staub in 1993. The two reportedly met while Danielle was a stripper and Thomas convinced her to settle down and become a mom.
The two have two daughters together, Christine and Jillian. Thomas is the CFO of his family business Aeobics, Inc., a Pacemaker treadmill manufacturers.
Danielle and Thomas divorced in 2007. In her biography, Danielle claims their marriage was loveless by the end. “Should I stay in a marriage because all of my bills were paid? … No, because that’s what a prostitute does,” Danielle wrote.
Steve Zalewski 2000s
Danielle dated Steve Zalewski after her divorce. Their relationship came back to haunt her after Zalewski threatened to release her sex tape after RHONJ aired.
“Not only does she want to have sex all the time, but she loves the thrill of doing it in public places, where she might get caught,” Zalewski told Star magazine.
“She wanted to make love in restaurant bathrooms basically every time we went out — she’d get all excited and say, ‘The people can hear you doing it outside!’”
He said that Danielle borrowed tons of money from him during their relationship to keep up her image on the Bravo show.
Marty Caffrey 2016-2019
Danielle started dating Marty Caffrey in 2016. The couple wed in May 2018 and their relationship leading up to the nuptials and the ceremony itself was filmed for RHONJ. Their relationship was tumultuous from the get-go.
During RHONJ, Danielle told castmates that Caffrey’s kids “hate” her. He also fought with other housewives resulting in him getting pushed into a pool.
They filed for divorce a few months after in August. At one point they both filed restraining orders against each other, they eventually dropped it. During their divorce, they kept fighting. Caffrey put their house on the market in November without telling Danielle. Then Danielle alegged that Caffrey verbally and physically abused her. He denied these claims.
Their divorce was finalized in on February 21, 2019.
Olivier Maier 2019-Present
On February 28, 2019, just a week after having her divorce from Caffrey finalized, Danielle announced that she is engaged to Olivier Maier. The to got engaged while on vacation in St. Barth. They plan on getting married as soon as they return from their vacation.
“I’m madly in love,” Staub told People magazine. “I’m feeling elated and excited for the next stage of my life. I’m going to marry the man of my possible dreams and hopefully I’ll spend the rest of my life in bliss.”
Maier is German and French and works as the managing director of Speyside Equity, a private equity firm in New York City. Maier is also the Duke of Provence making Danielle a Duchess.
Maier’s family owns 15 vineyards in the South of France as well as two castles.
The two met in October through a mutual friend. They didn’t start dating until February 2019.