Joe Arpaio Biography

Updated On Feb 09, 2019 Published On Oct 10, 2015
Facts of Joe Arpaio
Date of Birth: 1932 , June-14
Birth Nation: United States
Name Joe Arpaio
Birth Name Joseph Michael Arpaio
Nick Name Joe
Father Nicola Arpaio
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Springfield, Massachusetts
Ethnicity White
Profession Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
Net Worth $500,000
Salary $100,824
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for Actor
Married Yes
Married to Ava Arpaio (m. 1958)
Children 2
Divorce N/A
Movies America's Toughest Sheriff, American Drug War: The Last White Hope
Books Joe's Law: America's Toughest Sheriff Takes on Illegal Immigration, Drugs and Everything Else That Threatens America
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Joe Arpaio, also recognized as Joseph Michael "Joe" Arpaio, is a renowned sheriff from the United States. He is popular in the United States as the toughest man for keeping the laws in the States.

Childhood, Education, & Early Career

Joe Arpaio was born on June 14, 1932, in Springfield, Massachusetts, the United States of America to Nicola Arpaio. He is an American and is of Italian descent. His mother died at the time of his birth, after which he grew up under the care of his father.

As a high school student, he assisted his father at his Italian grocery store. However, shortly after, at the age of 18, he got enlisted in the United States Army. In the army, he served from 1950 to 1954 in the Medical Department.

Before he began his law career, he was in the US Army for about half a decade. After that, he became a police officer and also served as a special agent. It was 1992 when he was first given the post of Sheriff. And since then he has been serving in the United States as the lawmaker and law keeper.

Joe is Married to Ava Arpaio: Do They Have Children?

Joe Arpaio is a married man. He is married to Ava Arpaio. They have been married since 1958 and they are still together and there is also no sign of them getting divorced.

He is a father to two children with his wife and now he is the grandparents of his four grandchildren.

Joe Arpaio Net Worth

As of 2019, he owns a net worth of around $500 thousand, whereas his annual salary is $100 thousand.

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Born in Springfield, Massachusetts

June 14 , 1932

Joe Arpaio was from the humble background born as Joseph Michael Arpaio in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America to Nicola Arpaio. He is an American and is of Italian descent. He is tall guy but is little bit over weight.

Married to Ava Arpaio

1958

Joe Arpaio is a married man. He is married to Ava Arpaio. They have been married since 1958 and they are still together and there is also no any sign of them getting divorced. He has also been father of his two children with her and now he is the grandparents of his four grandchildren.

Joined US Army

1950

Before he began his law career, he was in the US Army for about half a decade. It is also reported that soon after completing his high school education, he was listed in the US Army list and then he joined them in 1950.

Became police officer

1957

After being left out from the US Army, he desired to continue serving United States being the police officer. After that he became police officer. It is also reported that he also served as a special agent. 

Became Sheriff

1992

 It was 1992, when he was first given the post of Sheriff. And since then he has been serving in the United States as the law maker and law keeper. He has been elected in this post for several times in his life.

Was involved in the feud

2008

Though he claimed himself as the toughest man for keeping the laws in the States, he has also been involved in several feuds against some law makers. He was also accused of several corruptions in his life. 

Misuse of law

2010

He was once in the US Army. He has also served as the Police officer and also served as a special agent. He began serving United States as Sheriff since 1992. Since then he was active in several American laws but in 2010, he was accused of misusing his power.