Joe Gatto

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Birthday
5, 1976
Birthplace
Staten Island, NY
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1976 (age 40)
Birthplace
Staten Island, NY

About

Comedian who is a member of the American comedy troupe, The Tenderloins. The group is best known for their TV series, Impractical Jokers, on TruTV.

Before Fame

He co-founded The Tenderloines in 1999 with Mike Boccio, James Murray, and Sal Vulcano; their work was rooted in the training of famed comedy instructors Del Close and Charna Halpern.

Trivia

He and The Tenderloines, now with Brian Quinn in Boccio's place, expanded into the internet arena in 2007, where they became popular on YouTube, MySpace, and Metacafe.

Family Life

He prides himself on being a terrific uncle and on hanging out with his large Italian family. He married Bessy Gatto in 2013 and the couple welcomed a daughter named Milana in 2015.

Associated With

He and The Tenderloines carried on TV's grand tradition of elaborate prank shows, first pioneered by Candid Camera and its creator, Allen Funt.