Who is Josie Canseco’s mom? Meet model and author Jessica Canseco

Bruno Cooke May 5, 2021
Who is Josie Canseco’s mom? Meet model and author Jessica Canseco

Of Josie Canseco’s parents, her father Jose is more often in the news. He once made headlines when he shot off his finger and then planned to sell it, while Josie’s romantic life is often under the media spotlight. But who is Josie Canseco’s mom? Meet Jessica Canseco.

Who is Josie Canseco’s mom?

Born 1972, Jessica Canseco is a model and author. She married Josie’s father, Jose Canseco, in 1996, but the couple divorced in 1999.

Jessica wrote about her marriage to Jose in an autobiography titled Juicy: Confessions of a Former Baseball Wife.

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The book came out in 2005, the same year as Jose’s own memoir, Juiced.

Jessica appeared on Entertainment Tonight and Good Morning America to promote it, while sections of the text featured in a September 2005 cover story for Playboy magazine.

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Jessica Canseco’s second marriage, to Garth Fisher

Jessica gave birth to her daughter, Josie in 1996. But Josie Canseco’s parents’ marriage ended three years later.

Then, in 2007, Jessica married television personality and plastic surgeon Garth Fisher. 

However, they divorced in 2011.

Jessica later starred in the VH1 series Hollywood Exes, which ran for three seasons, from 2012 to 2014.

Canseco’s relationship with her daughter Josie

Josie Canseco and her mother, Jessica, appeared together in The Mother/Daughter Experiment: Celebrity Edition in 2016.

Episode 6 of the E! Online show, available to watch on YouTube, shows the “Canseco women” answering each other’s questions on such topics as boyfriends, embarrassing moments, and makeovers.

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What is Jessica Canseco’s net worth?

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Jessica Canseco’s net worth is $3 million.

She started humbly – it was while working as a Hooters waitress in 1993 that she met her future husband Jose – but she is now a paramedical and cosmetic tattoo specialist.

Via her Beverly Hills practice, she offers a range of non-invasive beautification services.

What about her father, Jose Canseco?

Josie Canseco’s father, Jose, ran a total of 462 home runs during his career as a Major League Baseball (MLB) player.

He ranks 37th on the MLB all-time list, but in 2014 came a cropper when he accidentally shot himself in the hand.

Jose later joked about trying to sell the finger he shot off, on eBay. He said he would advertise it as a “slightly used middle finger with 462 home runs”.

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Bruno Cooke has been a freelance journalist since 2019, primarily with GRV Media. He was an early contributor to The Focus, and has written for HITC, Groundviews and the Sheffield University newspaper – he earned his MA in Global Journalism there in 2021. He’s the Spoken Word Poetry Editor for The Friday Poem, and self-published his debut novel Reveries in 2019, which his mum called both a “fine read” and “excellent Christmas present”. Bruno has lived in China, Sri Lanka and the Philippines and likes, among other things: bicycle touring, black and white Japanese films, pub quizzes, fermentation and baklava. In 2023, Bruno will set off with his partner on a round-the-world cycle.