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Who is Bessy Gatto? Age and net worth of Joe Gatto's wife explored

Bruno Cooke January 6, 2022
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Joe and Bessy Gatto both posted about their breakup to their social media followers – he on New Year’s Eve, she the next day. Who is Joe Gatto’s wife Bessy, what is her age, and has she said anything publicly about divorce proceedings?

Who is Bessy Gatto, and what has she said about her and Joe’s separation on social media?

Bessy Gatto is a dog enthusiast, and sits on the committee for the nonprofit organisation Second Chance Rescue NYC Dogs.

She’s also on Instagram (link; 109K followers) and TikTok (link; 9.6K followers), and has addressed – directly and indirectly – her and Joe’s separation on both platforms.

Five days ago, she wrote on Instagram that she and Joe had “decided to separate”. However, she reassured those it concerned that they “will still continue to help animals and rescue dogs, which is something we are both passionate about!”

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Two days later, on TikTok, she spliced another user’s question, “What’s that broken thing in your house that everybody just accepts and lives with?”, with a video of her raising her hand while cuddling her dog.

Bessy and Joe Gatto are, at time of writing, still married – neither has said anything publicly about divorce proceedings.

What is the age of Joe Gatto’s wife Bessy?

Famous Birthdays lists Bessy Gatto’s birthday as April 11, 1982, which would make her 39 years old as of January 2022.

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She will turn 40 in April this year. Joe Gatto, meanwhile, is 45 years old – his birthday falls on June 5, 1976, meaning he will turn 46 two months after Bessy turns 40. 

Their age difference is just under six years. Joe and Bessy Gatto married in 2013, and share a daughter, Milana Francis (born 2015), and a son, Remington Joseph (born 2017).

Bessy and Joe Gatto’s net worths explored

Per The Sun, Joe Gatto’s net worth is about $20 million. He starred in Impractical Jokers for a decade, and has produced and acted in other shows besides.

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Bessy Getto’s net worth is not publicly available, since she’s not so much a public figure as her estranged husband. 

However, depending on whether or not they get divorced, and if they do so in a state that uses a community property system, it may become possible to estimate at least a chunk of Bessy’s net worth in a few months’ time.

Bessy has two credits on IMDB, both as ‘self’: one for an appearance on Impractical Jokers in 2015, and one the year before, in Jokers Wild.

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Bruno is a novelist, amateur screenwriter and journalist with interests in digital media, storytelling, film and politics. He’s lived in France, China, Sri Lanka and the Philippines, but returned to the UK for a degree (and because of the pandemic) in 2020. His articles have appeared in Groundviews, Forge Press and The Friday Poem, and most are readable on Medium or onurbicycle.com.