Angela Raiola was an unavoidable personality. She is mostly known for being the “Big Ang” on “Mob Wives”.
She was the star of the show. Angela had a unique personality and loved making everyone laugh.
Angela was born in Brooklyn on the 30th of June in 1960. She was the niece of Salvatore Lombardi. He was from a criminal Genovese family that controlled the mafia in New York.
She was once arrested for 3 years for selling cocaine to cops who were undercover. She was 41 at the time and everyone thought she was an associate to the leader of the drug ring.
After prison, she had to be on house arrest for 6 months. It felt like torture for a person who was so energetic. Angela became more famous in 2012 when she participated in the show “Mob Wies”. It was a success and she remained until the end of the show in 2016.
She had some personal projects also that was named “Big Ang” and “Miami Monkey”. The first one aired in 2012 and the second in 2013.
Angela loved plastic surgeries and eventually had her first surgery when she gave birth to her first kid in 1985.
People always thought that she went too far with the plastic surgeries. But Angela loved them and lived changing her appearance from time to time.
In 2015 Angela was diagnosed with a tumor in her throat. Later she found out she also had lung and brain cancer. It was in state 4 of advancement.
She had smoked cigarettes for 40 years and it cost her her life. She wanted everyone to know this. And tried to spread awareness on how damaging cigarettes are.
Angela passed away in 2016 when she was only 56 years old after losing her battle with cancer.
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