Joseph Gatto

Inside Biography


The Italian-American comedian, Joseph Gatto is a part of the American comedy troupe The Tenderloins, which is well known for their TV series, Impractical Jokers on TruTV. Joe and The Tenderloins, along with Brian Quinn, expanded into the internet arena in 2007 and they earned recognition through social networking platforms including, YouTube, MySpace, and Metacafe gradually.

Early Life and Education

The comedian, Joseph Gatto was born as Joseph Anthony Gatto Jr. in Staten Island, New York City, New York on June 5, 1976. Erik takes pride of his big extended Italian family. Joseph belongs to American nationality and ethnicity wise, Joseph has a mixed ethnical background as he is of an Italian-American descent.

Joseph graduated from the Monsignor Farrell High School. Following his graduation, he attended the Long Island University and earned a degree in Accounting.

 Professional Career

In the year 1999, Joseph Gatto co-founded the comedy troupe ‘The Tenderloins’ along with Mike Boccio, Sal Vulcano, James Murray. They began doing comedy together and started earning popularity through social networking platforms including, YouTube, Metacafe, and MySpace.

The group also made an appearance in TruTV's hidden camera prank reality series 'Impractical Jokers’, in the year 2011. The show eventually gathered considerable name and fame for Gatto as well as became an incredible hit.

After that, the group also entered in the ‘Impractical Jokers Practically Live Tour Special’ which brought huge popularity to the group members, mainly Gotto. Gatto is currently shooting the sixth season of his recurring series ‘Impractical Jokers.’   

In addition to his comedic career, Joe also worked at a baby retail store until January 2011.

Personal Life

The 41-year-old Joseph Gatto has a blissful married life. Joe has been married to his girlfriend, Bessy Gatto since 2013. The couple is blessed with two children. They welcomed their first daughter child, Milana after two years of their marriage.

Bessy later gave birth to their second child, son Remington Joseph Gatto, was born on July 31, 2017. Joe is a loving husband as well as a proud father. Gatto is currently residing happily with his children and wife. Joe often takes Twitter and Instagram to share a joyful moment and traveling shots of his family.

Joseph and Bessy are living happily together as there is no sign of divorce since their marriage.

Net Worth

Joseph Fatto has garnered a decent amount of net worth from his acting career, as he has featured in several successful movies and famous reality shows. Joe is believed to have earned most likely $1 million. 

by Bchrome, 05 Sep, 2017

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