Snookie, whose real name is Nicole Polizzi, is an American television star who is best known for her role in Jersey Shore. She was born in November of 1987 in Santiago, Chile, and was adopted by an Italian American couple when she was six months old. Nicole got her nickname in middle school when she was the first of her friends to kiss a boy.
Snookie's first television appearance was on MTV's show "Is She Really Going Out With Him?" She then landed a role in Jersey Shore in 2009 and has appeared in five seasons of the show so far. In March of 2012, it was revealed that she was pregnant with her first child. She is still planning on appearing in Jersey Shore for a 6th season and is working on a second show with her co-star Jenni Farley.