Joe Piscopo net worth: American comedian and actor best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, Joe Piscopo has a net worth of $3 million.
Joe Piscopo is a respected name for all those SNL lovers around the world. A famous comedian and a Hollywood actor, Joseph Charles John Piscopo is widely known by his stage name, Joe Piscopo. He is mostly noted for his part in SNL in early 80s when he and his partner in comedy, Eddie Murphy dominated the Television world with their outstanding comedy sketches. Joe has been received with respect and love from his fans for his exceptional impersonation skills as he gave impressions of many major celebrities including Frank Sinatra in many comedy series including SNL.
Joe was born on June 17, 1951 in Passaic, New Jersey and was raised in North Caldwell where he attended West Essex High School. Interested in drama and comedy from his childhood, Piscopo graduated from Jones College in Florida with a degree in broadcast management. Being the son of a lawyer, everyone in his family wanted him to walk on his father’s footsteps but he had other plans.
Joe went on try out his luck as a stand-up comedian and initiated his professional career from the comedy series named “Madhouse Brigade” in 1978 and claimed to fame from SNL as we already know. Though not commercially successful, he is still a celebrated personality in comedy world.
The person who holds credit for maintaining and uplifting the popularity of Saturday Night Live (SNL) from 1980 to 1984, alongside Eddie Murphy, Joe couldn’t find the level of success he enjoyed from SNL after leaving the program. Nonetheless, Joe has starred in many Hollywood movies and television shows such as “Johnny Dangerously”, “Wise Guys”, “Dead Lenny”, “How Sweet It Is”, “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and many more.
These endeavors indeed helped him to amass his net worth but could not top the fame and money he earned in his SNL days. On the recent note, Joe was seen as the participant in the television reality show, “Celebrity Wife Swap” where he traded lives with Barry Williams.
Joe has been married twice in his life but both of the relationships did not last long. Joe and his first wife, Nancy jones were married in 1973 and have a son together but they got divorced in 1988 after which Joe married his second wife Kimberly Driscoll. His second marriage too ended in divorce in 2006 and Joe has been single ever since. Peeking more into the darker side of Joe’s personal life, he has been subjected to the allegation of child abuse but he has denied the subject repeatedly.
But for now, Joe lives happily with his decent net worth of $3 million which has been rendering to all his daily lavishes. With his repeated appearance in TV and movies and his own permanent radio show in New York, named “Piscopo In The Morning”, he has been holding onto his fame and name as a celebrity.
Quick Facts about Joe Piscopo
Full Name: Joseph Charles John Piscopo
Profession: Comedian, actor, producer, screenwriter
Height: 6 ft
Date of Birth: June 17, 1951
Place of Birth: Passaic, New Jersey, USA
Education: Jones College, Florida
Marital status: Divorcee
Astrological sign: Gemini