Jacqueline “Jackie” Siegel is an American model and actress best known as the subject of a 2012 documentary, The Queen of Versailles.
She was born as Jacqueline Mallery on January 19, 1966, in Binghamton, New York.
She graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1989 with a degree in computer engineering.
She worked for IBM after graduation, however, she left her work and moved to New York City to pursue a modeling career.
She was crowned Mrs. Florida when she was married for the first time. She is now the owner and director of the beauty pageant.
In 2000, she married entrepreneur David Siegel, owner of Westgate Resorts, a timeshare resort firm. David is 30 years older than her.
Jackie and David are parents to eight children, including two daughters from Jackie’s previous relationship.
One of her daughters, Victoria passed away in June 2015 due to drug overdose at the age of 18.
Now, Jackie raises awareness against substance abuse through the organization, Victoria’s Voice.
The couple is famous for their ongoing house project, The Versailles, which will be one of the largest private houses after completion of construction.
The extravagant abode reportedly has 13 bedrooms, 10 kitchens, 23 bathrooms, and 2 movie theaters.
Currently, the couple is working on the house. The construction is set to complete by late 2018 or early 2019.
With its value estimated at $110 million, it is going to be the fourth most expensive property in the USA.
David, who was a billionaire at one time, faced a huge dip in his net worth during the 2008 market crash.
However, his net worth has seen a steady upward curve in recent times. Currently, the Siegel family is worth $940 million.