Joe Gatto Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Impractical Jokers, Update

Joe Gatto
Joe Gatto

Joe Gatto Biography and Wiki

Joseph Anthony Gatto Jr., is an American impromptu comedian, actor, and producer. He is famously recognized for starring in the hit TV show “Impractical Jokers” which aired first on December 15, 2011, on TruTV. Joe was also a member of the comedy troupe, Tenderloins, which consisted of Sal Vulcano, James Murray, and Brian Quinn.

Joe Gatto’s Age and Birthday

The comedian was born on June 5, 1976, in New York City, New York, United States. He is 46 years old as of 2023. His birth sign is Gemini. Joe turns 47 years old on June 5, 2023.

Joe Gatto Height and Weight

He stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (Approx, 1.78 meters) tall and weighs 85kg (188 lbs).

Joe Gatto Education

The tv star attended and matriculated at Monsignor Farrell High School. While at the named high school, he along with Murray, Vulcano, and Quinn, were members of the high school’s Improvisation Club.

From there, he enrolled at LIU Post a private university in Brookville, New York, where he earned a degree in accounting. More details regarding his academic credentials will be updated soon.

Joe Gatto Family, Parents, Siblings

Joe was born in Staten Island, New York to his parents, Joseph Gatto Sr. (father), and Gerri Gatto (mother). Unfortunately, his dad passed away at the age of 56, in September 1995.

It was speculated that his dad died of alcoholism prompting him not to take alcohol, however, he came forth and dismissed these allegations. His mom died on June 3, 2012, due to unknown reasons.

He grew up in New York City alongside his sisters, Gina Tardogno and Carla. Further details concerning his family background will be updated soon when established.

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Joe Gatto with Bessy and kids’ photo

Joe Gatto’s Wife|Kids, Is He Married?

Moving on to his marital entanglements, the comedian was married to his former wife, Bessy. The couple dated for a while before, Bessy made a decision to move from California to New York to be with him.

They later exchanged their wedding vows in 2013. Eight years down the line, he made an announcement that he and his estranged wife have decided to amicably part ways.

The pair is also blessed with two children, a daughter named Milana born in 2015, and a son Remington born in 2017. We are keeping tabs and we will update his partner’s details soon.

Joe Gatto’s Net Worth

The TV personality has an estimated net worth of $12 million. This amount is from his extensive career as an actor and comedian among other investments.

Joe Gatto Career

After graduating from college, he reunited with his friends and began practicing improvisation at his house. They also went on to tours as an improv and sketch comedy troupe dubbed the Tenderloins in 1998.

The comedy troupe produced their comedy sketches and uploaded them on YouTube, Myspace, and Metacafe, garnering millions of views online.

The troupe also won the $100,000 grand prize in the NBC It’s Your Show competition for the sketch “Time Thugs”.

Joe Gatto Impractical Jokers

Impractical Jokers is an American hidden camera reality show with improvisational elements produced by NorthSouth Productions. The show premiered on truTV on December 15, 2011, starring the members of The Tenderloins.

The troupe also starred in The Misery Index, which is hosted by Jameela Jamil and is based on Andy Breckman’s card game “Shit Happens”.

Later on December 31, 2021, Joe made a public announcement, that he was stepping away from Impractical Jokers and the Tenderloins to focus more on co-parenting his children, after a split with his wife.

In Addition, he is an advocate for the “Adopt, Don’t Shop” movement, encouraging people to adopt pets from shelters rather than purchase them from breeders.

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