A reality TV star, Melissa Gorga rose to fame after being cast in the Bravo series, The Real Housewives of New Jersey. A “housewife” since the third season, she has been on the show for six years and counting. Below, you can learn more about the television personality and businesswoman.
Melissa Gorga– 2017 Facts
Melissa Ann Marco
Occupation and Job
Reality television personality, singer, author, businesswoman
Melissa Gorga is best known for her role on Bravo’s reality show, The Real Housewives of New Jersey. A cast member since the third season, she has been on the series for over six years.
Age – How Old is He?
She is 38 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
Her birthday is on March 21, 1979
Place of Birth/Hometown
Melissa Gorga was born and raised in the township of Toms River, New Jersey, where she went to school.
She is of Italian descent
Melissa Gorga Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
She is 5’5″ tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
She is 165cm tall
Weight in Pounds
She currently weighs 126 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
She currently weighs 57kg
Her body measurements are 34-25-35
25 inches or 64 cm
She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe
Is Melissa Gorga in a Relationship?
The reality star has been married to Giuseppe Gorga since 2004; in fact, he also appears on The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Melissa Gorga’s Boyfriend
At this time, we do not have any information on her previous relationships or partners.
Anthony John Marco
She has two sisters named Lisa Marco-Simpson and Kim Marco Pirrella.
As far as we know, Melissa Gorga does not have any brothers.
Melissa Gorga as three children with her husband, Joey, Gino, and Antonia. The family resides in the township of Montville, New Jersey.
Having moved to Boca Raton, Florida, as a teen, she went to high school at Boca High School.
After completing high school, she went to New Jersey City University, from which she successfully obtained a Bachelor’s of Art’s degree in elementary education.
One of the highest paid reality stars on television, Melissa Gorga makes upwards of $500,000 per episode of The Real Housewives of New Jersey- this works out to be a few million per season!
Despite her earnings, she is currently said to be in debt. Her estimated net worth as of 2017 is -$1.5 million.
She enjoys spending time with her family in her free time
She is a fan of Tao, a restaurant in New York City
Voli light vodka
Her favorite movie is Titanic- she saw it three times in the theatres when it came out!
Favorite TV Show
Pink and black
Favorite Music Artists
Born on March 21, she is an Aries
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Melissa Gorga’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
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Melissa Gorga’s Twitter Username
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Melissa Gorga’s Youtube Channel
Melissa Gorga’s Snapchat Username
Melissa Gorga’s Snapchat username is @melissagorga
Other Interesting Facts:
- She released a handful of singles in the early 2010’s including On Display, Rockstar, How Many Times, Never Let Me Go, and I Just Wanna (Feat. Santino Noir)
- She has several business endeavors including a jewelry line, a clothing boutique and most recently, a restaurant
- Despite not having released any new songs since 2013, she stated last year that she plans on returning to music something in the future
- In 2013, she authored a book titled, Love Italian Style: The Secrets of My Hot and Happy Marriage through St. Martin’s Press
- In order to put herself through college, she worked as a waitress at a local strip club during her early twenties
- She is the spokesperson for Vol Light Vodka, one of the world’s first low-calorie vodka beverages
- She used to be a cheerleader back in her high school days; in fact, she made the varsity team during her freshman year, which was quite the feat back in the day
- She became the second person in the world to undergo open heart surgery- through the back, at the age of seven
- The baby in the family, her two older sisters are 10 and 12 years older than her
- She has spoken openly about her father’s death, which took place in 1986; the two had been extremely close
- Melissa Gorga has close to one million followers on Twitter and more than 1.4 million fans on Instagram
Melissa Gorga Bio – 2018 Update
Hailing from Toms River, New Jersey, the brunette is married to Giuseppe Gorga, with whom she has three children. As it happened, she joined the main cast of Bravo’s popular reality series, The Real Housewives of New Jersey in 2011, after appearing briefly as a guest in the second season. Responsible for her rise to stardom, the show remains to be the greatest highlight of her television career. Having said that, she has also been featured in various programmings such as Teresa Checks In, The Insider, Celebrity Page, Entertainment Tonight, and Manzo’d with Children. For the most part, however, the Bravo series takes up most of her time.
As you probably already know, she currently stars in the eighth season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, which premiered in October 2017. Besides that, however, what else has she been up to? Well, for one thing, the reality star opened up a restaurant named, “Gorga’s Homemade Pasta and Pizza” in East Hanover, New Jersey earlier this summer. A businesswoman, she also owns a clothing boutique in Montclair, which closed temporarily following a business dispute in January 2017. Aside from her business ventures, Gorga has also recently expressed a desire to return to music (she has released a few singles in the past, the most recent in 2013) in the near future.