Melissa Gorga

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Melissa Gorga
Born Melissa Ann Marco
(1979-03-21) March 21, 1979 (age 35)
Toms River, New Jersey, U.S.
Residence Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Television personality, singer
Years active 2011–present
Television The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Religion Roman Catholic
Spouse(s) Giuseppe "Joe" Gorga (m. 2005)
Children 3
Relatives Teresa Giudice (sister-in-law) Kathy Wakile (cousin-in-law)
Website
http://www.melissagorga.com/

Melissa Gorga (née Marco; born March 21, 1979) is an American reality television personality and singer. She is a member of the cast of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, joining the show in its third season.

Personal life[edit]

Melissa Ann Marco was born in Toms River, New Jersey. She is of Italian descent.[1]

She is married to Giuseppe "Joe" Gorga. Melissa and Joe have 3 children: Antonia, Gino, and Joey.[1]

Career[edit]

Gorga has appeared in over fifty episodes of the reality television series The Real Housewives of New Jersey. She has appeared on television talk shows as well.

Melissa has parlayed her fame from Real Housewives into a minor music career. Her single, "On Display", was released on iTunes dance chart selections on August 13, 2011[2] to mixed critical reviews. Gorga has stated that she continues to work on her music and has released several new singles, which have been previewed on several season four episodes, as well as a four-track EP. As of July 5, 2012, she has released two additional singles on iTunes: "How Many Times", released April 29, 2012,[3] and "Rockstar", released June 10, 2012.[4] Her fourth single "I Just Wanna" was released September 2012. Written by and featuring hip hop singer Santino Noir,[5] "I Just Wanna" has been Melissa's most successful release, as well as her first foray into music videos.[6]

In 2014 Gorga introduced a jewelry line on HSN TV.[1][7]

Works[edit]

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2011— The Real Housewives of New Jersey Herself 54 episodes

Music
Singles:

  • "On Display" - 2011
  • "How Many Times" - 2012
  • "Rockstar" - 2012
  • "I Just Wanna" (feat. Santino Noir) - 2012
  • "Never Let Me Go" - 2013

Books

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Melissa Gorga - Bio". Bravo TV. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "On Display" at iTunes
  3. ^ "How Many Times" at iTunes
  4. ^ "Rockstar" at iTunes
  5. ^ Santino Noir's website
  6. ^ "I Just Wanna" at iTunes
  7. ^ Tanenbaum, Sharon (April 23, 2014). "Melissa Gorga to Debut Jewelry Line on HSN". Us Weekly. Retrieved 4 August 2014.