Joe Gorga Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Joe Gorga Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 83 kg
Date of Birth August 21, 1979
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Melissa Gorga

Joe Gorga is an American reality-TV star, author, comedian, and real estate developer. He is best known for starring in a reality-TV series The Real Housewives of New Jersey between 2010 and 2019. He is also known for his best-selling book titled The Gorga Guide to Success, published on March 3, 2019.

Born Name

Giuseppe Gorga

Nick Name

Joe, Joey

Joe Gorga in an Instagram post as seen in July 2019
Joe Gorga in an Instagram post as seen in July 2019 (Joe Gorga / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Paterson, New Jersey, United States

Residence

Montville, New Jersey, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Reality-TV Star, Comedian, Author, Real Estate Developer

Family

  • Father – Giacinto “Gino” Gorga (Passed away in April 2020)
  • Mother – Antonia “Nonna” (née Campiglia) Gorga (Passed away in March 2017)
  • SiblingsTeresa Gorga (Older Sister) (TV Personality, Author, Entrepreneur, Fitness Competitor)
  • Others – Katherina “Kathy” (née Pierri) Wakile (Cousin) (Actress, Cookbook Author), Gia Giudice (Niece), Gabriella Giudice (Niece), Milania Giudice (Niece) (TV Personality), Audriana Giudice (Niece) (TV Personality), Donna Marco (Mother-in-Law)

Manager

Joe Gorga is represented by his PR team.

Build

Muscular

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

83 kg or 183 lbs

Joe Gorga with his family as seen in April 2020
Joe Gorga with his family as seen in April 2020 (Joe Gorga / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Joe Gorga has dated –

  1. Melissa Ann (née Marco) Gorga (2003-Present) – After dating for about a year, Joe married Melissa, a reality-TV star, author, designer, businesswoman, and singer, on August 20, 2004. The couple has 3 children, all of whom have appeared on The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Their oldest is daughter Antonia Rose Gorga (b. August 12, 2005), followed by sons Gino Anthony Gorga (b. September 12, 2007) and Giuseppe “Joey” Marco Gorga (b. April 27, 2010). Both of his sons are wrestlers, and Joey has also tried child modeling at the New York Fashion Week in 2015.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Italian descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

He prefers to keep his head clean-shaven.

Eye Color

Hazel

Joe Gorga as seen in July 2019
Joe Gorga as seen in July 2019 (Joe Gorga / Instagram)

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Muscular physique

Religion

Catholicism

Joe Gorga Favorite Things

  • Football Team – New York Giants
  • Food – Cheeseburger Pizza, Rice Ball In Tomato Sauce, Hot Peppers With Pasta, Crab
  • Quotes – “An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the outside negativity can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.” “Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.”

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Joe Gorga in an Instagram post in July 2019
Joe Gorga in an Instagram post in July 2019 (Joe Gorga / Instagram)

Joe Gorga Facts

  1. His parents are immigrants and were both born in Sala Consilina, Province of Salerno, Campania, Italy.
  2. When he 1st started making money, he did so by selling papers. From the very beginning, Joe stated he understood that you “gotta have balls” to get ahead in life.
  3. One of the most valuable lessons he learned from his parents is the Italian phrase “Avere un piede in due scarpe” which translates to “having 2 feet in one shoe”. Although a paradox, it signifies trying to accomplish 2 goals simultaneously but having to make your choice pretty soon.
  4. Joe played basketball in high school.
  5. He is a motivational and business speaker at events he titled Grow With Gorga.
  6. Joe, his spouse, and his sister Teresa opened a restaurant Gorga’s Homemade Pasta and Pizza in East Hanover, New Jersey in May 2017. Unfortunately, it closed down in January 2018.
  7. Despite being straight, he kissed Frank Catania in an episode of The Real Housewives of New Jersey that aired in February 2020 just to demonstrate his kissing technique.
  8. Joe intentionally keeps his friendship circle small because, according to him, “the smaller your circle is, the fewer snakes and rats you have to deal with”. His best friends are businessmen Christopher “Chris” Rotio and Bobby Schetelich.
  9. Besides working out in the gym regularly, he also goes swimming as a form of cardio.
  10. Joe has a dog named Nico whom he considers “the 3rd son”.
  11. Joe considers his father to be the toughest man he has ever met.

Featured Image by Joe Gorga / Instagram

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