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.
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.
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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