Joe Piscopo is an actor and humorist in the USA. As a child, he started participating in school plays and was known for never obeying the character as it was written in the script. After schooling, he moved to New York in the 70s for performing sketch comedy in the series ‘Madhouse Brigade’.
During his performance on ‘Saturday Night Live’, he was recognized as the best imitator of Frank Sinatra. Afterwards, he performed in a number of films such as ‘Johnny Dangerously’ and ‘Wise Guys’. Moreover, he also appeared as a guest on television shows including ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’, ‘Arliss’, ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’, and ‘Law and Order’. The estimated net worth of Joe Piscopo is $3.5 million US dollars.
Joseph Charles John Piscopo popularly known as Joey Piscopo was born on June 17, 1951, in Passaic, New Jersey. He spent his early life in North Caldwell. He joined West Essex High School and became a participant of the drama club named ‘the Masquers’. He graduated in 1969 from high school. Later, he went to Florida to join Jones College in Jacksonville. From there, he got a degree in broadcast management.
Joe Piscopo had his first marriage in 1973 with Nancy Jones who was a producer on television. From her, Piscopo had a son. His name was Joey. Unfortunately, Piscopo and Jones had a divorce in 1988. Then in 1997, he married to Kimberly Driscoll. This couple had three kids named Alexandra, Michael, and Olivia. Joe’s this marriage did not work out as well, and they got divorced in 2006.
Joe Piscopo performed in a movie called ‘Madhouse Brigade’ (1978). But, he earned a good reputation by performing in a TV show ‘Saturday Night Live’, (1980) produced by Dick Ebersol. In ‘SNL’, he gained popularity to a great extent by impersonating many well-known artists quite amazingly and outstandingly.
Due to the outclass performance of Piscopo and another artist named Eddie Murphy in ‘SNL’, they overruled this show for the upcoming 3 years. Also, in the 1980s, he was part of some disgraceful advertisements sponsored by Miller Lite. In addition, he played a part in many other TV shows as well. For example, “Celebrity Wife Swap”, “Johnny Dangerously”, “How Sweet It Is”, “Star Trek: The Next Generation”, “Wise Guys”, “Dead Lenny, “Piscopo in the Morning” etc.
He also performed in “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” at the Gateway Playhouse in August 2009. Piscopo is stated, along with Eddie Murphy and Vanessa Redgrave in the melody ‘Jammin’ Me, by The Heartbreakers and Tom Petty.
How much is Joe Piscopo Net Worth in 2017
Joe Piscopo has participated in many television shows and Hollywood movies during the course of his career. The comedy show ‘Saturday Night Live’ proved to be a grand boost to his overall career. Initially, he joined the show in 1980, in which all of the co-stars and authors were titivated. Joe Piscopo was chosen to replace the real dramatis personae of that comedy show.
The audience became a huge fan of Piscopo due to his outclass performance on ‘SNL’. With this label of humor, Piscopo had participated many other characters very well. In addition, he did justice to all the roles in the Hollywood movies as well. Joe Piscopo has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million US dollars as of 2017.
Joe Piscopo is the morning host on radio channel named ‘AM 970 The Answer’ (WNYM), in New York City with the show “Piscopo In the Morning” aired on 6 to 9 AM Eastern Monday till Fridays. Also, he is the member of the panel of guests on Fox News. Moreover, he co-hosts a number of events and parades in NYC.