Melissa Gorga (RHONJ) Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Education, Career, Net Worth

Melissa Gorga Biography

Born Melissa Ann Gorga, Melissa Gorga is an American, television personality, singer, author, businesswoman, and designer. She is a member of the cast of The Real Housewives of New Jersey and joined the show in its third season in 2011. In addition, she is the Executive Director at KultureCity, a nonprofit organization.

Melissa Gorga Age|Birthday

Gorga was born on March 21, 1979. Therefore, she is 43 years old as of 2022 and celebrates her birthday on 21st March every year.

Melissa Gorga Height|Weight

Gorga’s height is 5 feet 5 inches (approximately 165 centimeters). Moreover, she weighs 57 kilograms.

Melissa Gorga Photo

Melissa Gorga Photo

Melissa Gorga Family

Gorga was born in Montville, New Jersey to her parents Anthony John Marco (father) and Donna Marco (mother). The television personality grew up inTom’s River, New Jersey, and Boca Raton, Florida.

Melissa Gorga Husband

Gorga is happily married to her husband Joe. The Bravo couple tied the knot in 2004. Together, the couple has three children namely Antonia, Gino, and Joey.

Melissa Gorga Education

Gorga attended New Jersey City University. The author lived in Bayonne, New Jersey while in college.

Melissa Gorga Career

The television personality joined BravoTV’s reality television series The Real Housewives of New Jersey as a main cast member in 2011. Moreover, Gorga appeared on the magazine cover of the August issue of Boardwalk Journal. Additionally, the TV personality also appeared in pictorials for Paper and Us Weekly.

Music Career

Moreover, Melissa also pursued a music career. The singer’s single “On Display” was released on iTunes on August 13, 2011. Additionally, other singles were previewed on several season-four episodes. She issued a four-song EP. Additionally, as of July 5, 2012, Melissa had released two additional singles on iTunes, “How Many Times” (April 29, 2012) and “Rockstar” (released June 10, 2012). Moreover, the singer released her fourth single “I Just Wanna” in September 2012.

However, in January 2016, the singer told E! News that she would not be continuing her music career but expressed interest in returning to music in the future.

Writing Career

Gorga’s book entitled, “Love, Italian Style: The Secret of My Hot and Happy Marriage” was published by St. Martin’s Griffin in 2013.

Additionally, in 2014, she introduced a jewelry line on HSN. Moreover, in late 2015, the television personality opened a clothing boutique called Envy by Melissa Gorga in Montclair, New Jersey, on her husband’s premises. However, due to a dispute with her business partner, Jackie Beard Robinson, the store was temporarily closed in January 2017 and re-opened later that month. Moreover, in December 2017, she was falsely accused of stealing merchandise from Envy and sued by Robinson.


In May 2017, the Gorgas with Teresa Giudice opened a restaurant in East Hanover, New Jersey named Gorga’s Homemade Pasta and Pizza. Moreover, in search of larger space and new management, the restaurant closed in January 2018.

Melissa Gorga Real Housewives of New Jersey

Gorga is a cast member in BravoTV’s reality series The Real Housewives of New Jersey.

In addition, the TV personality, Gorga starred in The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip, a spin-off featuring various women from The Real Housewives franchise that premiered on Peacock in November 2021.


2010 to present – The Real Housewives of New Jersey
2012 – 2020 – Watch What Happens Live
2015 – Teresa Checks In, Manzo’d with children
2018 – Lip Sync Battle
2019 – The Real Housewives of Atlanta
2020 – The Real Housewives of New York City
2021 – The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip

Melissa Gorga Net Worth

Gorga’s net worth is $3 million.

RHONJ Cast Members

The other cast members of Real Housewives of New Jersey include;

  • Traci Lynn Johnson
  • Teresa Giudice
  • Jennifer Aydin
  • Dolores Catania
  • Jackie Goldschneider
  • Margaret Josephs