Is Joe Gatto still married or divorced? Quits ‘Impractical Jokers’ due to personal issues

Is Joe Gatto still married or divorced? Quits ‘Impractical Jokers’ due to personal issues
Source: Instagram
  • Joe and his wife, Bessy had split after 8 years of marriage
  • The comedian revealed he would leave his role on the Impractical Jokers series
  • He is now focusing on being the best father and co-parent to his children

The Impractical Jokers star, Joe Gatto is no longer married. Joe and his wife both announced their divorced or separation on January 1, 2020, via a lengthy IG post.

He also decided his departure from the popular truTV’s hidden camera prank reality series ‘Impractical Jokers.’

Joe Gatto
Joe Gatto (Source: Instagram)

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Are Joe Gatto’s and his wife, Bessy separating

On September 2, 2013, Joe tied a knot with Bessy Gatto in an intimate wedding ceremony. The couple has shared two children named Milana Gatto (b. May 7, 2015) and Joseph Gatto (b. July 31, 2017).

They even adopted six dogs named Spumoni, Biscotti, Tartufo, Napoleon, Pignoli, and Cannoli. The pair always advocated for the “Adopt, Don’t Shop” movement. They have been together for over eight years but unfortunately, they decided to amicably part ways.

Although they were separated they look forward to co-parenting together.

Joe Gatto and Bessy split
Joe Gatto and Bessy split (Source: Instagram)

Joe said,

” Bessy and I have decided to amicably part ways, so now I need to focus on being the best father and co-parent to our two incredible kids.”

Bessy also shared the news as she wrote, “With love and respect, we have decided to separate.”

Joe Gatto’s unexpected departure from the show, Impractical Joker

Within the same post, Joe also announced his exit from Impractical Joker after nearly a decade-long run following his separation from his wife. He is one of four stars of truTV’s Impractical Jokers which first premiered in 2011.

Joe is also a co-founder of the comedy troupe ‘The Tenderloins’ alongside Sal Vulcano, Mike Boccio, and James Murray. He is also thankful for his co-stars, fans, and other crew members for their support over the years.

Joe Gatto, Sal Vulcano, Mike Boccio, and James Murray from The Impractical Jokers
Joe Gatto, Sal Vulcano, Mike Boccio, and James Murray from The Impractical Jokers (Source: Instagram)

He said,

“my relationships with Murr, Q, and Sal have been the most important in my life. I know they will continue to make the world laugh. And even though the four of us are the ones who you all see, this show is only possible due to the hard work of the talented crew members who work behind the scenes,”

He added,“To all of the amazing fans, thank you for allowing me to make you laugh with Jokers,”

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Who is Joe’s former wife Bessy Gatto?

Bessy initially came into the limelight of the media for being the wife of the reality star, Joe Gatto. She was born on 11 April 1982, as Bousseina Haggar.

Bessy has always been supportive to Joe throughout his career to date. She worked as his social media manager, often promoting him and his work on her respective Instagram page.

Besides this, she is actively involved in social work to aid animals and rescue dogs, especially dog adoption. She is a vegan.

Bessy also runs an online shop called “Teespring” alongside Gatto.

Talking about her physical appearance, she stands at the height of 5 feet 3 inches tall and her weight is about 63 kg.

What is Bessy Gatto’s net worth?

Bessy is estimated to have a net worth of around $250 thousand as of 2021. Talking about her former husband’s income, Joe has an estimated net worth of around $7 million and he had received $50 thousand per episode in the prank game show, Impractical Jokers.

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Short bio on Joe Gatto

Joe Gatto is a reality star. He is one of the characters of Impractical Jokers and is a member of the New York troupe, The Tenderloins. See more…