Joe Giudice Net Worth
Joe Giudice net worth: Joe Giudice is an American reality television personality and entrepreneur who has a net worth of -$11 million. Joe Giudice is married to Teresa Giudice, one of the original cast members of the Bravo reality series The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Teresa and Joe met when they were in high school and today they have four daughters together. Joe is an entrepreneur who has owned a variety of businesses in New Jersey over the years. At one time Joe ran a construction company, laundromat and a pizza parlor. After living well beyond their means and using steep leverage to invest in real estate, in 2011 the Giudices found themselves deep in debt. They were eventually forced to file for bankruptcy. In their bankruptcy filing, Joe claimed to have negligible assets and more than $11 million worth of debt. Joe has had a number of past run-ins with the law. He was arrested for driving with a suspended license and was sentenced to ten days in jail, community service and was forced to pay a fine of $1000. He was arrested again after he drove his car into a pole and subsequently had his license suspended. In 2010 Joe was arrested for fraudulently obtaining a drivers license. On July 30, 2013, both Joe and Teresa Giudice were indicted with 39 counts of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, bank fraud, wire fraud, bankruptcy fraud and making false statements on loan applications. Both Teresa and Joe faced a maximum of 50 years in jail and Joe, who is not a US citizen, could be deported back to Italy. In the indictment, the government claims Joe and Teresa overstated their incomes to receive roughly $4.6 million in mortgages and lines of credit. They allegedly under-stated their income and net worth while filing for bankruptcy protection. Teresa served a prison term that ended in December 2016. Joe is now serving a 41 month sentence.