Joe Piscopo is an American comedian, actor, and conservative radio talk show host who has been in the industry for many decades. He was a cast member of Saturday Night Live in the 1980s. He played different recurring characters and did impressions of celebrities.
He has played in many hit movies including, Johnny Dangerously, Wise Guys, Dead Heat, Sidekicks, and Law & Order. He is hosting Piscopo in the Morning and Ramsey Mazda Sunday Nights now.
How Old Is Joe Piscopo?
Joe Piscopo was born on June 17, 1951. His age is 71 years according to the wiki. His full name is Joseph Charles John Piscopo. He was born in Passaic, New Jersey, U.S. He was raised in North Caldwell by his family alongside two siblings Richard and Carol. His zodiac sign is Cancer. His parents are Joseph P. Piscopo and Edith Piscopo. He is American.
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He went to West Essex High School. He was a member of the drama club, The Masquers in his high school. He had his way of playing the part and never followed the script. In 1969, he attended Jones College in Jacksonville, Florida to study broadcast management.
How Did Joe Piscopo Make His Money?
Piscopo was hired in the contract for Saturday Night Live in the summer of 1980. That spring most of the production team quit and the new team was criticized by the fans. Only he and Eddie Murphy were remaining cast when Dick Ebersol took over.
He reprised his role as Sinatra in the animated ads for Lipton Brisk Ice Tea. He had the occasional role of sports commentator in the Weekend Update. He also played The Whiners. He retired from Saturday Night Live at the end of the 1983-1984 season.
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He went on to work in the movies. He has starred in The House of God, Wise Guys, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Batman: The Animated Series, Bartleby, Law & Order, Last Request, How Sweet It Is, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
He wrote the book The Piscopo Tapes for Pocket Books. In the 1980s, he was interested in bodybuilding for which he appeared on the April and June cover issue of Muscle & Fitness. He released an album, New Jersey in 1985. In 2013, he was added to the New Jersey Hall of Fame.
From January 2014, he hosted a radio show ‘Piscopo in the Morning’ from 6 to 10 am on weekdays on the ‘970AM The Answer’. Since December 13, 2020, he also started hosting the Ramsey Mazda Sunday Nights with Sinatra on 770 AM WABC in New York and WABC's sister station 107.1 FM WLIR in Hampton Bays.
He supported and campaigned for Donald Trump in 2016. In 2017, he was encouraged by many political figures to run as an independent governor of New Jersey but later he decided not to run. In 2021, he was seen performing stand-up and music in a political rally hosted by the businessman Mike Lindell.
Does Joe Piscopo Have 5 Children?
Piscopo married Nancy Jones on December 1, 1973. Jones is a former Wheel of Fortune producer. They had a child named Joey Piscopo in 1979. They got divorced in 1988. In 1990, he got thyroid cancer. He halted all his work and focused on the treatment. He then married Kimberly Driscoll in 1997.
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She was his son’s nanny. With their wife Driscoll, he has three children, Alexandra, Michael, and Olivia. His youngest daughter was born on November 29, 2004. He split up with Driscoll in 2006. Now he is living in Lebanon Township, New Jersey. He is an avid fan of the New Jersey Devils.
How Much Does Joe Piscopo Make?
Piscopo has a net worth of $3 million. His income comes from the comedy and acting professions. Though he has a lot of money, he is not arrogant. He is kind and humble. He has been contributing regularly to charities for many years.
How Tall Is Joe Piscopo?
Piscopo has a height of 6 feet (1.83m). He weighs around 84 kg. He has black hair and brown eyes. He has a muscular body. He has a big nose. He has thin lips. He has a charming smile.