• Born in 1976 in Staten Island, New York City, USA, and is a comedian, producer and writer, founder of The Tenderloins comedy troupe
• Of Italian ancestry, obtained a degree in accounting from LIU Post of Long Island University
• Founded The Tenderloins in 1999 and won a $100,000 prize in NBC’s “It’s Your Show” in 2008
• Starred in reality TV series “The Impractical Jokers” on TruTV since 2011 and released multiple spinoffs
• Net worth estimated at $5 million with over 1 million followers on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook

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Short Info

Net Worth$500 thousand
Date Of BirthJune 5, 1976
SpouseBessy Gatto, Bessy Gatto, Joseph Gatto
FactMember of New York comedy troupe The Tenderloins.

Who is Joseph Gatto?

Born as Joseph Anthony Gatto Jr. on the 5th June 1976 in Staten Island, New York City, USA, and is a comedian, producer and writer, perhaps best known as a founder of The Tenderloins comedy troupe, but Gatto is also a member of the hidden camera-practical joke reality TV series called “Impractical Jokers” (2011- 2018).

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Early Life, Nationality, Siblings, and Education

Of Italian ancestry, Joe wasn’t showing that comedy would be his career calling at an early age. He was focused on school, and was very good at math, so after successfully completing Monsignor Farrell High School, on his father’s suggestion, Joe enrolled at the LIU Post of Long Island University, from which he obtained a degree in accounting; it was his father who told him that “every company needs an accountant, and you can work anywhere”. His father Joseph Sr. passed away in 1995 from pancreatic cancer, leaving Joseph Jr. and two elder sisters.

Career Beginnings

Upon graduation, Joe found a job at a retail store that sells baby stuff; he held on to this job until 2011, but when his comedy career started to get going, he decided to focus entirely on that. It was back in 1999 that he had formed the improvisation and sketch comedy troupe The Tenderloins, alongside James “Murr” Murray, Brian “Q” Quinn, and Salvatore “Sal” Vulcano. In the next ten years, the quartet showcased their comedy skills in a number of competitions, including the NBC’s “It’s Your Show”, at which they were named victorious and won a $100,000 money prize. It was in 2008 that the group made their first TV appearance, following a script for a sitcom, but unfortunately the pilot episode wasn’t welcomed as Joe and the rest of his crew expected, and it was canceled even before it premiered.

Rise to Prominence

Despite faced with failure, Joe continued to write, and in 2009 the Tenderloins made the headlines with the television film “The Tenderloins”, which was a complete success, and launched the quartet into stardom. Soon afterwards, Joe started working on the reality TV series “The Impractical Jokers”, pitching the idea to TruTV. The show premiered on the 15th December 2011.

“The Impractical Jokers”

The show features The Tenderloins members as they perform pranks on strangers in the New York City public areas, such as parks and stores. What makes this show different and quite interesting is the fact that the stars of the Impractical Jokers are unaware of the details of the prank until they are performing it on strangers.

The show was well received by the critics and public, making it one of the most popular prank shows alongside “Jackass”, and “Candid Camera”. Most recently the show started airing its seventh season, and it’s been announced that the eighth season will start in February 2019. Thanks to the massive popularity of the show, several spin-offs have been created, including “Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes” (2016-2017), “Impractical Jokers: After Party” (2017), and “Impractical Jokers Judging Joe” in 2018. Furthermore, the film “Impractical Jokers” has been announced, and production started in April 2018.

Do You Know How Successful Writer and Comedian Joseph Gatto Is?

Joe has come a long way since launching his career, but without the help of his friends and colleagues, who would know what would have become of him. He patiently waited for his breakthrough, but once it finally happened, Joe became a star. So, have you ever wondered how rich Joe Gatto is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Joe’s net worth is as high as $5 million., which seems very likely to increase as he successfully continues his career; for the record, his wealth in 2016 was a mere $500,000.

Do You Know About Joseph Gatto’s Personal Life, Affairs, Marriage, Kids?

When it comes to his personal life, Joseph is one of those celebrities that enjoy sharing their life with the public; if you wondered, Joseph has been a married man since 2013 when he tied the knot with Bessy, was born in 1982, and is a social media star and animal rights activist. The couple has two children together, a daughter Milana, and a son Remington Joseph.

Is Joseph Gatto on Social Media?

Joseph Gatto can be found on such social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook as well, on which accumulatively he has a massive following, which has made him a social media star. On his official Instagram page, Joseph has over a million followers, with whom he shares details from his work and personal life, such as pictures of his family, but has also announced his most recent career projects. Joe is also a heavy Twitter user, on which he also has more than a million fans, primarily promoting his work. Furthermore, Joe has an official Facebook page, with more than 700,000 fans. So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent comedian, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just follow links to his official pages.

General Info

Full NameJoseph Gatto
Net Worth$500 thousand
Date Of BirthJune 5, 1976
ProfessionScreenwriter, Television producer, Comedian, Actor, Film Editor, Cinematographer, Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Editor, Television producer
EducationLIU Post, Monsignor Farrell High School, LIU Post, Monsignor Farrell High School
NationalityAmerican, American


SpouseBessy Gatto, Bessy Gatto, Joseph Gatto


TV ShowsImpractical Jokers, Impractical Jokers

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1Member of New York comedy troupe The Tenderloins.




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