Joe Gatto is an actor, comedian, and producer on American television. He is part of the famous comedy troupe called The Tenderloins. The other comedians in the group are Brian Quinn, Sal Vulcano, and James Murray. Joe Gatto is also part of Impractical Jokers, a television series that airs on TruTV. Let’s dive deeper into the life of Joe Gatto and his wife.
Joe Gatto Bio
The birth name of Joe Gatto is Joseph Anthony Gatto Jr. His birthdate is June 5, 1976, and his birthplace is Staten Island in New York. His passion for performing began when he was a high school student. Joe was part of the improvisation club when he was in high school. Other members of The Tenderloins, such as Murray, Quinn, and Vulcano, were also in the club. In college, he pursued a course that was far from the performing arts. Joe graduated with an accounting degree at the LIU Post.
After college, Joe Gatto reunited with his high school friends Quinn, Murray, and Vulcano. They once again practiced improvisation, and they eventually formed a group called The Tenderloins in 1998. The group toured and performed improve comedy sketches. They also produced comedy sketches posted on Metacafe, Myspace, and YouTube. They gained popularity through their online sketches. In 2007, the group won the grand prize at the Its Your Show Competition on NBC. A $100,000 check was their prize.
In 2011, Joe Gatto and his comedy group starred in Impractical Jokers. The comedy series on TruTV had 32 million viewers by the time the first season was completed. Joe Gatto and The Tenderloins were featured in The Misery Index in 2019. In 2020, Impractical Jokers: The Movie was shown in cinemas. It was the movie version of Joe and his group’s first TV series.
Who is Bessy Gatto?
Bessy Gatto is famous for being the life partner of famous comedian Joe Gatto. April 11, 1982, is her birthdate, making her 39 years old as of 2021. She is of American descent, and apart from that, no other information can be found about her family background.
Today, Bessy serves as the social media manager of her husband. She utilizes several social media platforms most particularly Instagram, to promote and support the career of her comedian husband. In addition, Bessy is also an active supporter of animal rights. She also appears on the shows of Joe Gatto from time to time.
Love Life and Marriage
Joe and Bessy Gatto first started going out on dates in 2009. This was before Impractical Jokers, the show that shot Joe to stardom, was aired. Bessy knew Joe during the time when he was not yet the famous comedian that he is today. After several years of dating, Joe made Bessy, his wife, on September 2, 2013. Family, friends including his close buddies from The Tenderloins, attended the joyous event.
Joe and Bessy Gatto are proud parents to one son and one daughter. They welcomed their daughter on May 7, 2015, and named her Milana Francis Gatto. On July 31, 2017, they welcomed their son Remington Joseph Gatto.