Joel Rifkin

Birthday
20, 1959
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
20, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
New York

About

Known as Joel the Ripper, he murdered and dismembered at least nine women in New York.

Before Fame

He was very interested in horticulture and interned at the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park.

Trivia

He killed mostly prostitutes and drug addicts; he was convicted of nine murders, although he is believed to have killed many more.

Family Life

He was living with his mother and sister at the time of his arrest.

Associated With

He is referenced in a "Seinfeld" episode in which Elaine, played by Julia Louis Dreyfus, is embarrassed to be dating a man who shares a serial killer's name.