Joseph Anthony Gatto Jr., or simply Joe Gatto, is a well-known Italian-American comedian, actor, and producer. He is one of the members of the comedy troupe ‘The Tenderloins’. This group is best known for its reality TV series ‘Impractical Jokers’. Holding a degree in accounting, this popular actor began his acting career in 1999. Since then, he has been seen in six seasons of the reality series, ‘Impractical Jokers.’ Besides this, he has also made guest appearances in a number of other reality shows, such as ‘Live With Kelly and Ryan’, ‘The View’ and ‘Katie’, to name a few. Today, Joe Gatto has emerged as one of the most popular stars of the American television world. Despite being so successful, Gatto is truly a down-to-earth person in real life. He is associated with many charities and causes. Coming to his social media popularity, the actor has got hundreds of thousands of followers on social networking sites. As of June 2017, he holds about 797k followers on Instagram and about 850k followers on Twitter. Plus Gatto has over 647k likes on his official page in Facebook!
Joe Gatto co-founded the comedy troupe ‘The Tenderloins’ in 1999 along with James Murray, Mike Boccio and Sal Vulcano. Together, they started doing comedy and initially earned fame through social networking platforms like MySpace, YouTube, and Metacafe. In 2011, the group was cast in TruTV’s hidden camera prank reality series ‘Impractical Jokers’. This show became an incredible hit, ultimately bringing considerable name and fame to Gatto. In 2015, the group embarked on the ‘Impractical Jokers Practically Live Tour Special’ which brought even more popularity to the group members, especially Gatto. Currently, Gatto is doing the sixth season of ‘Impractical Jokers’ and will soon be seen in its seventh season.
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Joe Gatto was born as Joseph Anthony Gatto Jr. on June 5, 1976 in Staten Island, New York City, New York, USA. He is of Italian descent and prides himself greatly on his big extended Italian family. He studied at the Monsignor Farrell High School. After completing his graduation, he earned a degree in Accounting from LIU Post. Until January 2011, he also worked at a baby retail store in addition to his comedic career. Coming to his love life, the actor and producer married Bessy Gatto in the year 2013. Two years later, the couple welcomed their daughter, Milana. Currently, Gatto is residing with his family in America. He is associated with ‘Daniels Music Organization’, an organization that provides a comfortable social and educational environment to its mentally and physically challenged members. Besides this, no other information related to his personal life is available to the media. Still, one can know more about Gatto by following him on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook.