Who Is Joe Gorga? His Brother Faces Jail Sentence & Cheating Rumors

Published on:
 Who Is Joe Gorga? His Brother Faces Jail Sentence & Cheating Rumors

Dramas in Real Housewives of New Jersey are usual. Most of the stars of the show continuously find their lives revolve around rumors and controversies.

Joe Gorga, one of the stars of Real Housewives of New Jersey, is living a life surrounded by controversies, melodramas, and confusions. Joe appears on the show with his wife, Mellisa Gorga, an American singer and designer.  

The New Jersey native has witnessed cheating rumors allegations thrown towards his wife reputation on the show. Likewise, his brother-in-law Joe Giudice, who also appeared on the show, got into controversy for fraud and was sentenced to prison.    

Married To Beauty, Three Children

Joe Gorga, an Amerian television personality, is a married man with children. He tied the nuptial knot with American Reality TV star Mellisa Gorga back in 2004. The couple has been going strong together since then.

Joe Gorga with wife Mellisa Gorga (Photo: radaronline.com)

The pair shares three children together. They have one daughter named Antonia and two sons named Gino and Joey.  

Before Real Housewives Of New Jersey, Serious Debt

Before appearing on the Real Housewives show, Joe specialized in buying buildings and renovating them into apartments or condos for profit.

Joe even had a partnership in the restaurantGorga’s Homemade Pasta & Pizza. It turns out the Italian joint which opened in May of 2017 was closed off in January 2018. The New Jersey eatery was put to an end, and Joe was furious of his partners scamming him.

Well, it seems like Joe is having a financial crisis.

Earlier, in October 2017, the couple had listed their lavish mansion in Montville, New Jersey for $3.5 million. Plus, the duo is also in debt of $1.5 million; the deficit has decreased their net worth. 

Brother-In-Law In Legal Trouble 

Well, Joe Gorga's brother-in-law, Joe Giudice witnessed his name surrounded by cheating rumors on the show. Not only cheating rumors but also he was sentenced to jail. 

Back in August 2016, Giudice was accused of cheating on his wife while she was serving her jail sentence. Later, his wife confronted him regarding the matter after her release from jail. 

A few months later after her release, Joe was sentenced to 41-months in jail for mail, wire and bankruptcy fraud. He reported at the Federal Correctional Institution in Fort Dix, New Jersey in March of 2016. He is set to be released on 14 March 2019. During his time in jail, Joe landed a job at the prison gym and experienced weight loss of around 40-45 lbs.

Quick info: Joe Giudice is married to Joe Gorga's sister Teresa. Back in 2013, Mellisa was worried that her sister-in-law Teresa was dwindling her reputation, circulating "lies." Mellisa believed that her sister-in-law was falsely accusing her of cheating her husband Joe Gorga with former boyfriend Bryan "Bulldog" Bowen.