The couple married in 2009 – celebrating with a pair of weddings, one in Illinois, one in Cabo San Lucas –, had a baby daughter and moved to a nicely-manicured home in ritzy suburban Wilmette, on the heels of a multi-month post-honeymoon stay at the very select Drake Hotel in downtown Chicago right off Lake Michigan at the northern most point of the world-famous Magnificent Mile.

According to FBI surveillance logs, Jillian accompanied Jeff to meals and on trips to Las Vegas with Chicago mob superpowers such as Albie the Falcon Vena, former acting boss Michael (Fat Mike) Sarno and current Outfit don John (Johnny No Nose) Di Fronzo, said to be in semi-retirement.

“She was a real firecracker, unafraid to speak her mind.

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By 2006, he was divorced and he and Jillian were engaged and living together in a Wrigleyville apartment building he owned a piece of.

At first, Jillian thought Jeff was a legitimate businessman.

Him and his wife combined forces in late 2013, jumping ship in the Chicago mob and joining Team U. 3-in-charge and de-facto “chief of staff,” Robert (Bobby Pinocchio) Panozzo and his gangland running buddy Paul (Big Paulie) Koroluk, both currently incarcerated awaiting trial.

Sources in Illinois law enforcement feel Jillian Hollingshead’s life may be in danger and have expressed this concern to her in a number of face-to-face meetings.

His glass manufacturing business in Las Vegas explained his constant need to travel and why he would sometimes be gone for weeks on end.

It didn’t take long though for Jeff to come clean and to tell his future bride Jillian what he really did for a living.

The forthcoming racketeering indictment included robber, kidnapping, narcotics trafficking, arson, prostitution, insurance fraud and attempted murder connected to the witness hit list (Lopez denies any wrongdoing).

“That girl wasn’t your typical know-nothing mob wife,” one source inside the Cook County Sherriff’s Department.

She hardly blinked and jumped on board for the ride.