The hardest job of all is making other people laugh and not many posses such gift. Joe Gatto is among few people born with the natural humor of laughter. He is from Staten Island, United States. Gatto studied and had a degree in accounting. However, he chose comedy as the career path.
Joe Gatto is famous as the member of comedy group Tenderloin which also forms the cast of comedy TV show Impractical Jokers. Initially, The group was formed without him in 1999, and he joined a year later. Since starting as a sketch comedian in 2000, Joe has shown his mettle in acting and writing too. He currently serves as the comedian and executive producer of Impractical Jokers.
Joe Gatto and his tenderloin friends got much-needed limelight after they won $100,000 grand prize in NBC’s “It’s Your Show competition” for their sketch comedy “Time Thugs” which also helped them break in TV world.
Joe Gatto wiki/bio, age, family, sisters
He was born as Joseph Anthony Gatto Jr on June 5, 1976, in Staten Island, New York City, United States. He stands tall with a height of 5 ft 10 inches, and as of now, Joe is 41 years of age. Gatto attended Monsignor Farrell High School and graduated from Long Island University with a degree in Accounting. While he was good at math and further asking from his father, Joe studied accounting in college but within he didn’t fancy much. During an interview, Joe Gatto said;
“To be honest, the only reason why I even got an accounting degree is that my father said every company needs an accountant and you can work anywhere and I was also really good at math.”
Caption: Joe Gatto sister
Joe is of mixed ethnicity born as the third child of Joseph Gatto (died 1995). His ancestry descends to Italy. He grew up alongside his two elder sisters Gina and Carla Gatto. This proud American is also the youngest of his 15 cousins.
Joe Gatto wike, kids
Joe Gatto is married to Bessy Gatto, his wife of more than four years. The couple took wedding vow on on 2 September 2013 making them husband and wife. Bessy was born on 11 April 1982 is a vegetarian, and she actively raises awareness on saving animals through her Instagram page. Bessy is a supportive wife and seen attending events with her husband on several occasion.
Caption: Joe Gatto and wife Bessy Gatto with two kids
The couple welcomed first child a girl, Milana Francine Gatto on May 7, 2015, nearly two years after their marriage. The family of three became four when the couple welcomed another child a son named Remington Joseph Gatto on August 1, 2017. Joe Gatto shared the news next day after his birth on Instagram.
Joe Gatto career and net worth
He co-wrote and starred in the 2009 TV movie The Tenderloins and also appeared on 4 episode TV series Jokers Wild in 2014. Joe has been part of the TV show, Impractical Jokers, since it first aired on December 15, 2011, in Tru TV. He has continuously appeared in its six seasons. In February 2017, Murr tweeted that he and the group had recorded the first episode of an upcoming limited-run show for SiriusXM Radio. On August 17, 2017, The Tenderloins Radio Show made its debut on SiriusXM Radio channel 94. He co-hosts a podcast called PBR, an acronym for Pizza Beer Revolution, along with Mike Pullano and Derek DeAngelis
Besides acting and comedies, He is involved with many charities and causes and often conducts fundraisers for an organization called Daniel’s Music Foundation. Joe and his wife supports animal groups and likes rescuing dogs. He is tremendous on supporting anti-bullying organizations and is known for working with Hero RoundTable.
Joe seems to be doing pretty good with his career. He has an estimated net worth over $500,000.