Joe Gorga is an American television reality star and an entrepreneur. He won his popularity with the reality show “The Real Housewives of New Jersey. This is after he was introduced as a cast member along with his wife, Mellisa Gorga. He also specialises in buying buildings, renovate them and sell after completion at a profit. Let’s find out how much is net worth of Joe Gorga in 2019.
Early life and Biography
Joe Gorga’s real name is Giuseppe Gorga. He was born on 15 August 1979 in Paterson New Jersey. He was a son of Giacinto and Antonia Gorga who were immigrants from Italy. His mother Antonia Gorga died last year.
Joe Gorga who is a devoted Christian is the younger brother of Teresa Guidice who also stars on ‘The Housewives of New Jersey. Joe Gorga is said to be a great baseball player in his young age.
Joe Gorga is married to Mellisa Gorga. The two met during a spring break in Cancun Mexico in 2003. They later got married in 2004. Mellisa is an American Nationality and holds a Bachelor of arts in Elementary Education. She is a businesswoman, designer, singer author and a Television personality. Joe and Mellisa have three children; Antonia Gorga, Gino Gorga, and JoeyGorga.
In 2017, Gorga and his sister Teresa Giudice opened ‘Gorga’s Homemade Pasta & Pizza’; a family restaurant. The restaurant featured family recipes from their mother’s(Antonia) kitchen. They dedicated the restaurant to their parents especially their late mother. The restaurant, however, did not operate for long and was closed down in January 2018. Joe’s life is surrounded by controversies as he is said to fake his wealth and success.
Career, Awards and Nominations
Joe Gorga was popular with the series in the Bravo channel. This is a reality show named ‘ The Real Housewives of New Jersey.’ He made his appearance in the third season. His wife also is in the show with him.
Joe is also an entrepreneur by profession. LLC. specialises in buying old buildings and renovating them. He turns them into condos or apartments which he later sells at a profit. His company is called Gorga Enterprises LLC. It specialises in installation and customization of swimming pools, customising spas, a building of ponds among others. They also specialize in landscaping, installation of proper drainage, installation of sprinklers and so on.
Although Joe Gorga has won his audience approval to high content, he has never won any awards. His business problems in flipping houses have landed him into a deep financial quagmire over the time. His fans from the show want him to get over his troubles and be wealthy and independent again.
Net worth and Earnings
Despite making several appearances in television and many businesses, his net worth is alleged in negative numbers. He owes many organizations and individuals significant amounts of money. This puts his net worth at -$2 Million. He is probably one of the only celebrities in the world whose net worth is in deficit.
Joe Gorga may not be a great person to emulate in areas like making money, career and business sense. He has even tried to sell their home to cover the debt, but the figures remained stagnant. However, one thing is for sure; he is a great person at heart who loves his family.