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Jaqueline Siegel
Born
Jaqueline Mallery

(1966-01-19) January 19, 1966 (age 55)[1]
NationalityAmerican
Other namesJackie
Alma materRochester Institute of Technology (bachelor's degree, 1989)
OccupationModel
Actress
Engineer[citation needed]
Beauty pageant contest director
Known forThe Queen of Versailles
Board member ofWestgate Resorts
Ocoee Thrift Mart
Spouse(s)David A. Siegel (m. 2000–present)
ChildrenJonquil (1994; adopted)[2]
Victoria Siegel (1996-2015)
David (1997)
Daniel (2001)
Debbie (2002)
Drew (2004)
Jacqueline & Jordan (2007)[3]
WebsiteOfficial website

Jacqueline "Jackie" Siegel (née Mallery; born January 19, 1966) is an American socialite, model, actress and beauty pageant director. She is one of the main subjects of the 2012 documentary film The Queen of Versailles, directed by Lauren Greenfield.

Early life[edit]

Siegel, born Jacqueline Mallery to John and Deborah Mallery,[4] was raised in Endwell, New York and graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1989 with a bachelor's degree in computer engineering.[5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

Career[edit]

In 1993, she won the Mrs. Florida America beauty pageant.[12][13][14] She now owns the Mrs. Florida America beauty pageant contest and serves as its director.[15]

Siegel is on the board of directors of Westgate Resorts and Ocoee Thrift Mart, a store selling used goods that she owns and founded and which donates some of its profits to charity.[16] She also founded the charity Locals Helping Locals.[17]

Siegel was featured in an episode of ABC's Celebrity Wife Swap in June 2015.[18][19]

Personal life[edit]

Siegel is the wife of Westgate Resorts owner David Siegel. They married in a Jewish ceremony in 2000.[20][21] They have eight children together, including one adopted daughter, Jonquil, and one daughter from a previous relationship, Victoria.[22][23] Her daughter, Victoria, died of a drug overdose at age 18 in June 2015.[24] Jackie and David have both dedicated time and resources to addiction awareness since Victoria's death.

Filmography[25][edit]

Year Title Self Producer Actress Notes
2002 Night Terror No No Yes Role: Alexa
2011 My Trip to the Dark Side No No Yes
2012 The Queen of Versailles Yes No No
2013 Anderson Live Yes No No
2013 Watch What Happens: Live Yes No No
2013 The Magician No No Yes Role: Jennifer
2015 Celebrity Wife Swap Yes No No
2015 The Martial Arts Kid Yes No No
2015 Bob Massi Is the Property Man Yes No No 2 Episodes
2015 Let Me Out No Yes Yes Role: Jenifer
2015 The Hotwives of Las Vegas Yes No No
2016 Monsters Anonymous No Yes Yes Role: Therapist
2017 Jinek Yes No No
2017 Flipping Out Yes No No 2 Episodes
2018 Fireball Run Big Country Yes No No
2018 Generation Wealth Yes No No
2019 The Doctors (talk show) Yes No No
2019 Below Deck Mediterranean Yes No No 2 Episodes
2020 Motherhood Unstressed Yes No No
2020 Shooting Heroin No No Yes Role: Concerned Mother
2021 Below Deck Yes No No 2 Episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Public Records Index Vols. 1 & 2 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2011.
  2. ^ Jamie Lincoln. "Lauren Greenfield Makes a House Call". Interview. Retrieved June 8, 2015. Jonquil speaks really eloquently to that; she's the adoptive niece who comes from poverty and Jackie takes her in.
  3. ^ Waring, Jana (March 12, 2009). "Queen of Versailles". Playground News Magazine. Archived from the original on July 3, 2013. Retrieved July 15, 2013.
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ Julie Miller (July 20, 2012). "Lauren Greenfield on The Queen of Versailles, Her Award-Winning Allegory About Overreaching in America". Vanity Fair. Retrieved June 8, 2015. You don't know she was smart at the beginning of the movie and then you find out she has an engineering degree from R.I.T. and these are choices she made. At the beginning, you don't know if she married David for love or money, then you see that it's love.
  6. ^ Jean Patteson (August 20, 2006). "It's good to be the queen". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved June 8, 2015. As a girl growing up in a middle-class family in Binghamton, N.Y., Jacqueline's dreams were relatively ordinary. She would study computer engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology; build a career in business; then marry, have a baby and settle down. Instead, after college and a few months cooped up in a windowless IBM office, she signed on with a New York modeling agency and traveled the world posing for lingerie and liquor ads.
  7. ^ Barbara Vancheri (August 3, 2012). "Movie review: Documentary uses wealthy couple's fall to look at pre-recession American excesses". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved June 8, 2015. Jackie is David's third spouse, but she's not the typical trophy wife. She grew up in Binghamton, N.Y., studied engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, worked as a model, married, divorced and met Mr. Siegel.
  8. ^ Mary Pols (July 19, 2012). "The Queen of Versailles: How the Biggest House in America Became a Brokedown Palace". Time. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  9. ^ Curt Schleier (July 16, 2012). "The Biggest McMansion of Them All". The Jewish Daily Forward. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  10. ^ Jackie Brockington (February 16, 2015). "Inside 90,000-square-foot 'Queen of Versailles' home". News 13. Retrieved June 8, 2015. But let's get back to Jacqueline, "Jackie" to her friends. She wasn't born rich. She came from a modest family and grew up in Binghamton, New York….Working her way through college, she graduated with a computer engineering degree. She has worked at IBM and was even a model in New York, but moved to Florida to compete in the Mrs. Florida pageant, which she won.
  11. ^ "Versailles, the Would-Be Biggest House in America". Bloomberg. March 15, 2012. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  12. ^ Michelle Corriston (June 2, 2015). "Queen of Versailles' Jackie Siegel on Celebrity Wife Swap: I Packed Furs to Live on a Farm!". People. Retrieved June 8, 2015. Jackie Siegel is a happily married mother of eight, pageant winner and multimillionaire who's building the largest mansion in America, as seen in the acclaimed 2012 documentary The Queen of Versailles.
  13. ^ Guy Adams (August 15, 2012). "David and Jackie Siegel: Meet the King and Queen of Versailles". The Independent. Retrieved June 8, 2015. …Jackie, the 1993 winner of the Mrs Florida America beauty pageant...
  14. ^ Laura Levis (November–December 2012). "The Queen of Versailles". Harvard Magazine. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  15. ^ "MRS. Florida America".
  16. ^ "Board of Directors | OcoeeThriftMart".
  17. ^ Lisa McDonald (November 16, 2013). "Queen of Versailles hosting huge garage sale". Local 6. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  18. ^ Hal Boedeker (April 22, 2015). "Queen of Versailles tries 'Celebrity Wife Swap'". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved June 8, 2015. "Queen of Versailles" star Jackie Siegel and her husband, time-share mogul David Siegel, will be featured on "Celebrity Wife Swap," ABC has confirmed.
  19. ^ Alec M. Priester (June 3, 2015). "What's On TV Wednesday". The New York Times. Retrieved June 8, 2015. 10 P.M. (ABC) CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP Jeremy London, a television actor who was a regular on "7th Heaven," and his wife, Juliet Reeves, exchange partners with the Orlando-based time-share billionaire David Siegel and his wife, Jackie Siegel, who was featured in the documentary "The Queen of Versailles." All parties struggle to adjust.
  20. ^ Jewish Week: "Intermarried In 'Versailles'" July 7, 2007
  21. ^ Orlando Sentinel: "Timeshare Baron Weds Former Beauty Queen" By Leslie Doolittle January 3, 2000
  22. ^ Pressler, Jessica (April 28, 2013). "177 Minutes With 'Queen of Versailles' Jackie Siegel". New York. New York Media LLC. Retrieved June 5, 2014.
  23. ^ Queen of Versailles documentary
  24. ^ Justin Wm. Moyer (June 8, 2015). "'Queen of Versailles' daughter Victoria Siegel found dead". Washington Post. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  25. ^ "Jaqueline Siegel". IMDb. Retrieved 2021-03-29.

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