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Joe Piscopo is an American comedian, actor, musician, writer, and radio talk show host. He is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live. He is possibly single and has four kids.

Relationship Facts of Joe Piscopo

Joe Piscopo is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.


What is the relationship of Joe Piscopo?

Joe Piscopo married former Wheel of Fortune producer Nancy Jones on December 1, 1973. They had one child namely, Joey Piscopo but the couple got divorced in 1988.

Then, he married Kimberly Driscoll on April 4, 1997, the couple has three children namely, Alexandra Piscopo, Olivia Piscopo, Michael Piscopo.

Unfortunately, the couple got divorced in 2006.

Who is Joe Piscopo?

Joe Piscopo is an American comedian, actor, musician, writer, and radio talk show host.

Likely, he is well known for his work on Saturday Night Live in the early 1980s where he played a variety of recurring characters.

Joe Piscopo: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Joe was born in Passaic, New Jersey, the United States on June 17, 1951. Her birth name is  Joseph Charles John Piscopo, and he is currently 69 years old.

His birth sign is Cancer. He was born to parents; Joseph P. Piscopo (father) and Edith Piscopo (mother). Joe holds American citizenship, but his ethnicity is unknown.

Education, School/College University

He attended West Essex High School and was a member of the drama club “The Masquers”. After graduating from high school in 1969, Piscopo attended Jones College in Jacksonville, Florida, where he received a degree in broadcast management.

Joe Piscopo: Professional Life and Career

Talking about his profession, Piscopo was hired as a contract player for Saturday Night Live. The show had gone through a major upheaval when all the writers, major producers, and cast members left that spring.

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Caption: Joe Piscopo at the screening of ‘Raging Bull’ (Source: Fandango)

Likewise, the all-new cast bombed with critics and fans, with the exception of Piscopo and Eddie Murphy; thus they were the only two cast members to be kept when Dick Ebersol took over the show the following spring. Whereas, with the success of SNL, Piscopo moved to the wealthy borough of Alpine, New Jersey.

Piscopo was best known for his impressions of celebrities such as Frank Sinatra. Piscopo rewrote the lyrics for a Sinatra sketch with the help of Sinatra lyricist Sammy Cahn and recalled that “by the grace of God, the old man loved it.

Additionally, Piscopo left Saturday Night Live at the end of the 1983–1984 season. In the year 1984, he starred in a special for HBO and released a book for Pocket Books called The Piscopo Tapes.

Eventually, an album, New Jersey, for Columbia Records followed in 1985 and an ABC special called The Joe Piscopo New Jersey Special in May 1986. In 1987, Piscopo was mentioned in Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ No. 1 rock single “Jammin’ Me”.

During 2014 he has hosted Piscopo in the Morning with Al Gattullo, Frank Morano, and Debbie DuHaime from 6:00 to 10:00 am, Monday through Friday on AM 970 The Answer (WNYM) in New York City.

By February 2017, Piscopo, a supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, was considering running as an independent for Governor of New Jersey in the 2017 gubernatorial election. However, in April he decided not to do so.

Joe Piscopo: Awards, Net Worth, Salary

He won Performance in a Comedy Special for The Joe Piscopo Special (1984) at CableACE Awards in 1985.

As of 2022, this actor has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. But his salary and other incomes are not disclosed.

Body Size: Height, Weight

Joe Piscopo has a height of 5 feet 1 inch and he weighs is 84Kg. His hair color is black and his eyes color is brown.

Social Media

He is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has over 8.9k followers on Facebook, more than 26.6k followers on Twitter, and around 7.6k followers on Instagram.

 

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