Renee Graziano is an American reality television personality and author. She is known for being a member of the Bonanno crime family and her roles in two reality television shows, Mob Wives and Celebrity Big Brother. In 2016, Renee came third on Celebrity Big Brother 18.
Graziano lives on Staten Island, New York City. Her former husband, Hector Pagan, Jr., was a mobster who became a DEA informant, giving evidence against her father, Anthony Graziano. In 2014, Pagan was sentenced to eleven years' imprisonment for murder. They have one son, AJ.
Graziano has appeared as a prominent character in all six seasons of Mob Wives, from 2011 to 2016. The show was conceived and is executive-produced by Graziano's sister, Jenn Graziano. In 2016, she appeared in the eighteenth series of Celebrity Big Brother UK where she reached the final and finished in third place with an impressive 14.66% of the vote. She was the last standing woman and American in the house.
She has released two books, a semi-autobiographical novel, Playing With Fire and a cookbook, How to Use a Meat Cleaver: Secrets and Recipes from a Mob Family's Kitchen published in 2014.