Melissa Gorga Biography
Melissa Gorga is a renowned American television personality, singer, designer, author, and businesswoman. She is well recognized for starring in Season 11 of The Real Housewives of New Jersey which premiered on February 17 at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo. She joined the show in the third season with her husband in 2011.
Gorga is also into music. On August 13, 2011, She released a single titled “On Display” on iTunes. Her other singles were previewed on several season-four episodes. In addition, she issued a four-son EP. On April 29, 2012, she released an additional single on iTunes “How Many Times” and by June 10, 2012, she released another single “Rockstar”.
Moreover, she released her fourth single ‘I Just Wanna” in September 2012. The single was written by and featured hip hop singer Santino Noir, which was accompanied by a music video. However, in January 2016, Gorga told E! News she will not continue pursuing her music career, but showed interest to return to music in the future.
Gorga is also an author of the book titled “Love, Italian Style: The Secret of My Hot and Happy Marriage” which was published in 2013 by St. Martin’s Griffin.
Furthermore, in 2014, Melissa introduced a jewelry line on HSN. In addition, she opened a clothing boutique in late 2015 known as Envy by Melissa Gorga in Montclair, New Jersey, on-premises built by her husband, Joe. However, in January 2017, the store was temporarily closed following a dispute with her business partner, Jackie Beard Robinson; it re-opened later that same month. In December 2017, Robinson sued Melissa claiming Gorga falsely accused Robinson of stealing merchandise from Envy.
Moreover, in May 2017, the Gorgas opened a restaurant in East Hanover, New Jersey together with Teresa Giudice known as Gorga’s Homemade Pasta and Pizza. However, in January 2018, the restaurant came to closure in search of larger space and new management.
Melissa Gorga Age
Gorga is 42 years old as of 2021. She was born on March 21, 1979, in Montville, New Jersey, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on March 21st every year.
Melissa Gorga Family
Gorga was born in Montville, New Jersey, and grew up in Toms River, New Jersey. She is the daughter of Anthony John and Donna Marco. Her nationality is American and she belongs to the Italian ethnicity.
At the age of 17, Gorga lost her father after he was involved in a car accident.
She has two sisters Kim Marco Pirrella and Lysa Marco Simpson.
Melissa Gorga Education
Gorga went to New Jersey City University. While at college, she lived in Bayonne, New Jersey.
Melissa Gorga Husband
Gorga is married to Giuseppe “Joe” Gorga, who also appears on The Real Housewives of New Jersey. He is the brother of fellow cast member Teresa Giudice. The couple has three children: Antonia, Gino, and Joey. The Gorgas family resides in Montville, New Jersey.
Melissa Gorga Height
Gorga stands approximately at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) and weighs 57 kg (125 lbs). In addition, she has dark brown hair color and black hair color.
Melissa Gorga House
Gorga spent most of the summer with her husband Joe and their children in their stunning $1 Million house on the Jersey shore.After sharing some glimpses of the amazing pool and sunset views, Gorga is now offfering a full tour of the incredible house.
The first floor of the six-bedroom, the 3,500-square-foot house features an expansive open floor plan accented by pale wooden floors and large windows that let in plenty of natural light. The bright and airy front sitting room leads directly into a modern all-white kitchen featuring quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances.
The spacious dining room also features beachy vibes, with a nautical-style chandelier and bay windows that look out on the Barnegat Bay. The spectacular views continue into the adjacent living room, which features a marble central fireplace and a large couch perfect for the entire family to sprawl out on.
But of course, the best part of the house is the massive shore-front deck, which comes complete with a huge pool, a large outdoor dining table, multiple fire pits, and a bar that doubles as a pool house.
“You guys all know that I’m from the Jersey Shore, so going down here is like coming back to my roots,” Melissa said of the spectacular house.
Melissa Gorga Net Worth
Gorga has an estimated net worth of about $2 Million as of 2020 , her wealth is from her successful career as a television personality, singer, author, designer, and businesswoman.
Melissa Gorga The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Gorga is among the cast members of season 11 of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Bravos reality television series that premiered on February 17. The show is based on the personal and professional lives of several women living in New Jersey, the United States of America.
Similarly, in this season, Gorga’s business continues to flourish as she becomes more independent. However, as they head to their 16th marriage anniversary with Joe, different opinions about the way forward in their life make them question the future of their relationship.
As well, the current season consists of six cast members. Previously featured cast members are original cast members Danielle Staub, Caroline Manzo, Jacqueline Laurita, and Dina Manzo. Later additions include Teresa Apria, Kathy Wakile, Nicole Napolitano, Amber Marchese, and Siggy Flicker.
Bravo postponed the filming of season 11 in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Season 11 premiered on February 17, 2021.
Other cast members include:
- Teresa Giudice,
- Dolores Catania
- Margaret Josephs
- Jennifer Aydin
- Jackie Goldschneider
Melissa Gorga Filmography
- 2010–present The Real Housewives of New Jersey
- 2012–20 Watch What Happens Live
- 2015 Teresa Checks In
- 2015 Manzo’d with Children
- 2018 Lip Sync Battle
- 2019 The Real Housewives of Atlanta
- 2020 The Real Housewives of New York City