Melissa Gorga Biography

Updated On Jun 11, 2019 Published On Jun 11, 2019
Facts of Melissa Gorga
Date of Birth: 1979 , March-21
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Melissa Gorga
Birth Name Melissa Gorga
Father Anthony John Marco
Mother Donna Marco
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Montville, New Jersey
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color White
Body Measurements 34-25-35
Breast Size 34
Waist size 25
Hip Size 35
Weight in KG 57
Famous for The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Married to Joe Gorga
Children 3
Education New Jersey City University
TV Show The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Sisters 2
Siblings 2
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Melissa Gorga is an American TV star and businesswoman best known as a cast member of The Real Housewives of New Jersey. She appears on the Bravo hit series alongside her husband Joe Gorga.

Early Life & Education

Melissa Gorga was born on March 21, 1979, in Montville, New Jersey, the United States of America, to father Anthony John Marco and mother Donna Marco.

She was raised in Toms River, New Jersey by her parents along with her two siblings; sisters Kim Marco Pirrella and Lysa Marco-Simpson.

She is of American nationality, Italian descent and belongs to white ethnicity. Melissa has studied at the New Jersey City University and she was living in Bayonne, New Jersey while attending college.

Career

Melissa Gorga joined The Real Housewives of New Jersey along with her husband Joe Gorga. The couple joined the Bravo hit series in its third season in April 2010.

She appeared on the show alongside Dina ManzoDanielle StaubCaroline Manzo and Teresa Giudice, who is her sister-in-law.

Melissa and Teresa had a series of unforgettable fights. Mellisa worked as a cocktail waitress in a strip club while she was in college but Teresa claimed that she was not a waitress but a stripper in the club. This started a dispute between the two on the show.

Besides being a television star, Melissa is also a musician. She released her single On Display on iTunes on August 13, 2011.

She then released two additional singles on iTunes; How Many Times in April 2012 and Rockstar in June 2012. She released her fourth song, I Just Wanna in September 2012.

Being also a businesswoman, Melissa introduced a jewelry line on HSN TV in 2014. Later in late 2015, she opened a boutique, Envy by Melissa Gorga, in Montclair, New Jersey. The store was briefly closed following a dispute with her business partner, Jackie Beard Robinson.

Melissa also owns a restaurant, Gorga's Homemade Pasta & Pizza, along with her husband Joe and sister-in-law Melissa.

Personal Life: Married Life and Children With Husband Joe Gorga

As we mentioned earlier, Melissa Gorga has been married to her RHONJ co-star Joe Gorga, who is the brother of her another RHONJ co-star, Teresa Giudice.

The couple tied the know on August 20, 2004, in a lavish wedding ceremony. It's unknown when the pair started an affair but they reportedly became married after dating for a long time.

It's been 15 years since they exchanged vows and we don't find any divorce rumors. The couple is living happily in Montville, New Jersey, together with their three children; Antonia, Gino, and Joey.

Salary & Net Worth

Being a successful TV star, Melissa Gorga earns a decent amount of money from The Real Housewives of New Jersey.

According to Cheat Sheet website, the actress has made up to $750 thousand from the Bravo hit show. she has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

She also gets money from her restaurant, Gorga's Homemade Pasta & Pizza, and from her clothing boutique Envy by Melissa Gorga.

Body Measurement, Height, Weight

Body Measurement : 24-25-35

Height : 5 Feet 5 Inches

Weight : 57 KG

Age : 40 Years Old

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Born in Montville, New Jersey

March 21 , 1979

Melissa Gorga was born on March 21, 1979, in Montville, New Jersey, USA, to parents Anthony John Marco and Donna Marco.

Joined The Real Housewives of New Jersey

2010

Melissa Gorga and her husband Joe Gorga joined The Real Housewives of New Jersey in April 2010.

Released On Display

August 13 , 2011

Melissa Gorga, who is also a singer, released her single On Display on iTunes on August 13, 2011.

Married to Joe Gorga

August 20 , 2004

Melissa Gorga tied the knot with to her RHONJ co-star Joe Gorga on August 20, 2004, in a lavish wedding ceremony.

Net Worth $1.5 million

2019

According to Cheat Sheet website, Melissa Gorga, who has made up to $750 thousand from the Bravo hit show, has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.