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|Born||Melissa Ann Marco
March 21, 1979
Toms River, New Jersey, U.S.
|Residence||Franklin Lakes, New Jersey|
|Occupation||TV personality, singer|
|Known for||The Real Housewives of New Jersey|
|Spouse(s)||Giuseppe "Joe" Gorga (m. 2005)|
Melissa Gorga (née Marco; born March 21, 1979) is an American reality television personality and singer. She is known for being a member of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, joining the show in its third season.
Early life and education
Gorga has appeared in over fifty episodes of the reality television series The Real Housewives of New Jersey. She has appeared on other television shows as well, usually to discuss her life as part of the series.
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 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, and "Rockstar", released June 10, 2012. Her fourth single "I Just Wanna" was released September 2012. Written by and featuring hip hop singer Santino Noir, "I Just Wanna" has been Melissa's most successful release, as well as her first foray into music videos.
Melissa is married to Giuseppe "Joe" Gorga, Melissa and Joe have three children together.
|2011—||The Real Housewives of New Jersey||Herself||54 episodes|
- "On Display" - 2011
- "How Many Times" - 2012
- "Rockstar" - 2012
- "I Just Wanna" (feat. Santino Noir) - 2012
- "Never Let Me Go" - 2013
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