Joe Piscopo is an American actor, musical entertainer, comedian, a writer and a radio talk show host. Joe Piscopo has played, so many diversified characters on Saturday night live in the 1980’s from which he gets recognized. He has a reputation for never playing the role as it is written. Now let’s inspect the net worth of Joe Piscopo in the year 2019.
Early life and Biography
Joe was born in Passaic, New Jersey and raised by his parents in North Caldwell. He studied in West Essex High school where he joined the drama club “The Masquers”. After completion of graduation at the high school, Joe attended Jones College in Florida. He completed his degree in Broadcast management.
In the year 1980, Joe was hired as a contract player in Saturday Night Live. This show had gone through sudden disruption, all the cast, and members left that show. Thus only two cast members were there including Joe. After that Dick Ebersol took over this show which became a huge success later on. After the success of SNL Joe moved to a chartered town in New Jersey.
Joe is a resident of Lebanon Township, New Jersey. He got married in the year 1973, to Nancy Jones who worked in a television game show created by Merv Griffin. Joe and Nancy got divorced after having one child in the year 1988. After nine years of divorce with Nancy, Joe married Kimberly Driscoll in the year 1997. This marriage worked well for nine years, and they had three children. In the year 2006, Kimberly and Joe divorced. Joe is a big fan of the Brooklyn Nets.
Career, Awards and Nomination
Joe started his career by playing various roles in the show Saturday night live. He was being hired as a contract worker in this show. Later on, he got permanent as all the cast and crew left from that show before taken over by Dick Ebersol. This was a huge turning point for Joe Piscopo for his career. He made a fortune from that show and moved to a chartered town named Alpine in New Jersey. Joe left SNL at the end of 1983-84 season.
In the year 1984, he worked for HBO and had also written a book called The Piscopo Tapes. Piscopo is a great supporter of U.S. president Donald Trump and worked a lot during elections.
Net worth and Earnings
Being an American actor and comedian Joe has built a net worth of $4.5 million. 80% of this fortune is made from his comedy career in Saturday night live and remaining from other activities like writing, etc. Joe loved comedy from school time and decided to make it his profession.
Joe Piscopo is the nicest comedian and actor in America. He showed his dedication towards his work and life gave him back what he deserved. Now he is motivation for so many youngsters and strugglers. Right now he is working with HBO channel.