Bessy Gatto: Social Media Manager Behind Joe Gatto’s Laughter

March 22, 2024
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Who is Bessy Gatto?

American celebrity wife Bessy Gatto was born in the USA, on 11 April 1982, making Aries her zodiac sign. She’s a housewife and social media personality, while she’s probably best known for being a former wife of famous American comedian and actor Joseph Anthony ‘Joe’ Gatto Jr.

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Education and early life

Bessy was raised in the US by her parents, about whom she’s yet to speak in public because she’s respective of their privacy; she hasn’t spoken of the siblings whom she might have, and is thus believed to be an only child.

Bessy had a rather normal childhood; she studied at a local high school in California, and was into a number of activities during her four years there, including playing various sports with her peers and acting in school plays.

She matriculated in 1999 and then enrolled at college, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2003.

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Bessy’s career

Bessy hasn’t shared a lot about her career, but it’s known that she worked a number of jobs from 2003 through 2013, prior to marrying Joe and focusing on being a housewife and raising their children.

It’s believed that Bessy wrote many of Joe’s jokes, but this remains unconfirmed.

Love life and relationships

Bessy and Joe married in a private ceremony in 2013, but it’s unknown how long they had previously been together; it’s believed that they were in a relationship for two years prior to exchanging vows.

Bessy gave birth to their daughter Milana in 2015, and their son Remington followed two years later. Bessy and Joe are both huge lovers of animals, are supporters of the movement Adopt, Don’t Shop and had several dogs while they were still married.

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It was on 31 December 2021 that Joe revealed he and Bessy were going through a divorce, and that he would be taking some time off work to spend with his children, wanting to be ‘the best father and co-parent to their two incredible children’.

Neither has spoken of other people whom they’ve been with, Bessy seems to be single as of March 2023, was once married to Joe Gatto and has two children with him.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Bessy’s Instagram account is followed by more than 10,000 people, and she’s posted close to 1,400 pictures and videos onto the network, most of which feature her spending time with her children and their three dogs.

She volunteers at a local dog shelter nearly every day, and often uploads pictures onto her Instagram account, which feature the dogs that are ready for adoption.

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Bessy enjoys spending time at the beach with her children, which is why summer’s her favorite season.

She likes to travel and had been all around the USA with Joe while they were still married, while they also visited a number of European countries; Bessy’s favorite city is Florence, Italy.

Some of her favorite actresses are Michelle Yeoh, Nicole Kidman and Cate Blanchett, and some of her favorite movies include “Everything Everywhere All at Once”, “Eyes Wide Shut” and “The Others”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Bessy’s age is 40. She has brown hair and eyes, is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) tall and weighs around 120lbs (54kgs).

Bessy’s net worth’s been estimated at over $7 million, as of March 2023.

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Who is Joe Gatto?

American actor, comedian and producer Joseph Anthony ‘Joe’ Gatto was born on Staten Island, New York State USA on 5 June 1976, so Gemini’s his zodiac sign. He was once a member of the comedy troupe The Tenderloins, together with Brian Quinn, James Murray and Sal Vulcano, and is perhaps known best for starring in the hidden camera reality show “Impractical Jokers”.

Joe was raised on Staten Island alongside his two sisters Gina Gatto Tardogno and Carla Gato Sullivan, by their father who died from pancreatic cancer in 1995, and mother Gerry Gatto who passed away on 3 June 2012. Joe studied at Monsignor Farrell High School and was a member of the school’s improv club; upon matriculating in 1994, Joe enrolled at private university LIU Post, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1998.

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It was right after graduation that Joe and his three friends began touring around the US as the improv comedy troupe The Tenderloins; they became famous after they began recording themselves performing comedy, and uploading these videos onto their Metacafe, Myspace and YouTube accounts. They competed in the NBC’s “It’s Your Show” in 2007 and won the grand prize of $100,000.

Joe became popular after the comedy show “Impractical Jokers” began airing on TruTV on 15 December 2011, and it didn’t take long for it to become the most popular show on the network. It today stars Joe, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano, and follows them pranking each other and taking on some of the most daring challenges; the show’s won one of its two award nominations.

In 2019, Joe and his three friends competed in the comedy game-show “The Misery Index”, and on 21 February 2021, their comedy movie “Impractical Jokers: The Movie” was released.

Joe’s also appeared in several popular movies and TV series, starting with his appearance in the 2008 short comedy film “The Little Slutty Mermaid”. In 2017, he played Security Officer Larry in the episode “Causality” of the adventure mystery series “12 Monkeys”, which Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett created, and which starred Noah Bean, Amanda Schull and Aaron Stanford. It follows a time traveler who’s been sent to the past to find and destroy the source of a deadly plague, the series aired from 2015 through 2018 and won four of its 14 award nominations.

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Some of Joe’s other notable performances have been in the 2020 episode “Mac + Desi + Riley + Aubrey” of the action adventure series “MacGyver”, the 2020 video game “MultiVersus” (voice role) and the 2022 comedy movie “Clerks III”.

Joe actively campaigns against bullying.

He’s a Kentucky Colonel.

Joe hasn’t been drinking alcohol since his father’s death, believing that alcohol had contributed to his demise.

Olivia Wilson

As the Freelance Writer at Net Worth Post, I steer producing riveting stories about the lives and triumphs of influencers. With an unwavering commitment to precision and a flair for weaving compelling tales, I guide our content creation, from the depths of research to the pinnacle of narrative excellence. My responsibilities encompass the full spectrum of editorial management, including the meticulous investigation, narrative development, and upholding the integrity and high standard of our output.

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