Joe Gorga net worth: Joe Gorga is an American reality television star and entrepreneur who has a net worth of -$1.5 million. Joe Gorga is frequently featured on the Bravo reality series The Real Housewives of New Jersey with his wife, who is one of the cast members on the show. Joe and Melissa were married in 2004 and have three children: Antonio, Gino, and Joey. They first met while vacationing in Cancun for spring break, and then continued dating when they returned home to the Jersey Shore. They say that if you meet a stranger from the same place as you abroad, you're destined to be together. Joe's other connection to the Real Housewives is through his sister Teresa, who is one of the original cast members. Joe Gorga specializes in buying buildings and renovating them into apartment sor condos, which he sells after completion. It was revealed in June 2012 that Joe and Melissa are $2.5 million in debt to at least one bank. They have recently been forced to put their houses on the market at cut rate prices to pay back some of their mortgage debt. Joe has also been sued on a number of occasions over outstanding bills. In one case, Gorga was being sued for $25,000 by a window company that claims they have never received payment for the services rendered. The lawsuit is with Starlite Window Manufacturing Co. Inc. and the lawyer for Starlite, Darren Del Sardo, said, "They are most upset by Gorgas display of self-proclaimed wealth on the show, since he owes them thousands of dollars for their hard work". In the court papers filed, Starlight claims that Gorga has neglected to pay the company $25,577.19 for a window contract. Gorga says that it is just part of the business he is in, people always want to sue. He has been the subject of 26 liens and civil court judgments in New Jersey. Most of the civil judgments were small-claims matters of less than $15,000.
Joe Gorga is the brother of Teresa Giudice.