Who is Joe Gatto's wife Bessy as couple 'amicably' spit?

Amber Peake January 1, 2022
Who is Joe Gatto's wife Bessy as couple 'amicably' spit?
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Impractical Jokers star Joe Gatto has confirmed he has stepped away from his role on comedy series after a decade. The comedian announced the news in a statement on Instagram on Friday as he revealed he was leaving the series to focus on his family life following his separation from wife Bessy.

As news of their split makes headlines, some are now curious to know more about Joe Gatto’s wife and family life.

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Joe Gatto announces ‘amicable’ split with wife

Comedian Joe Gatto revealed he and wife Bessy had parted ways as he announced he would be leaving his role on the Impractical Jokers series in a statement on Instagram on Friday (31 December).

In the post, he confirmed he and his wife Bessy had split after eight years of marriage. He explained: “Bessy and I have decided to amicably part ways, so now I need to focus on being the best father and co-parent to our two incredible kids.”

Bessy also shared the news in a post on her own Instagram page as she wrote: “With love and respect, we have decided to separate.”

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Who is Joe Gatto’s wife Bessy?

Joe Gatto and wife Bessy have been together for more than a decade and tied the knot in 2013. Before the couple got married, Bessy lived with Joe and fellow Impractical Jokers star James Murray and moved in with them in 2010, as per Nicki Swift.

Impractical Jokers premiered the following year, with Bessy having made cameos throughout the show’s nine seasons. While her husband has become a household name thanks to the success of the Impractical Jokers, Bessy is seen to prefer to keep things low key, although she does share an insight into her life on Instagram.

As per her bio, she is a proud dog mom and is on the gala committee for the non-profit Second Chance Rescue.

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Joe and Bessy welcomed two children together, daughter Milana and son Remington is also known as Remo.

They welcomed their eldest Miliana in 2015 and went on to have son Remington in 2017.

As Joe and Bessy are both dog lovers, the family have a number of rescue dogs. In a 2019 interview as part of the Elvis Durnan show, he explained his then five dogs were all named after Italian deserts.

The comedian shared a snap alongside his furry friends on Instagram to his 1.7 million followers in celebration of national dog day:

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Amber is a freelance writer on The Focus who mainly covers anything celeb, music, and entertainment related. Having graduated with a BA (Hons) in Journalism from Brunel University in 2020, she has spent the last two years reporting the latest celeb news and pop culture trends across leading and national publishers. Starting her career at Express.co.uk as a showbiz reporter, Amber began contributing on The Focus in 2021. As well as her work on the site, she has also written across other GRV Media publications, including both Reality Titbit and HITC. When she's not scrolling endlessly on TikTok, you'll find Amber wrapped up in yet another DIY crafting project.