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Joey Buttafuoco is an automobile repair shop owner and actor from Long Island, USA.

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BirthdayMarch 11, 1956
NationalityAmerican
FamousMiscellaneous
City/StateNew Yorkers
SpousesMary Jo Buttafuoco
Known asJoseph A. Buttafuoco
Childrens Jessica Buttafuoco, Paul Buttafuoco
Birth PlaceMassapequa, Town of Oyster Bay, New York, United States
Height180cm
GenderMale
Net Worth$0.2 million as of Mar 12,2017
Sun SignPisces
Born inMassapequa, Town of Oyster Bay, New York, United States

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Who is Joey Buttafuoco?

Joey Buttafuoco is an automobile repair shop owner and actor from Long Island, USA. Joey came into the limelight when his teenage mistress shot his wife, Mary Jo Buttafuoco, on her face. During the investigation, Joey was found guilty of statutory rape and served four months in jail. He owns auto body shop in Chatsworth, USA. He has a film career too, with a few feature films to his credit. The films that he has worked in include ‘Finding Forrester’, ‘The Godson’ and ‘The Underground Comedy Movie’. In addition to that, he has appeared in many comedy shows and in the reality drama, ‘Celebrity Boxing’, in which infamous celebrities are pitted against each other.

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Relationship with Amy Fisher

Joey had an illicit relationship with the seventeen year old Amy Fisher. The extramarital affair took a hideous turn when Amy shot Joey’s then wife, Mary Buttafuoco, on May 19, 1992. The incident brought instant notoriety to both Joey and Amy and the details of their affair became public.

Amy gave a statement saying that she was provoked by Joey to murder Mary and that he even helped her to get a pistol. She also stated that she was sexually assaulted by him. Joey was immediately taken into custody and was sentenced four months in jail after he was found guilty of statutory rape.

In 1995, Joey was held for solicitation of prostitution and pleaded no contest. He was fined and was also placed on probation for a couple of years.

In 2004, he was charged for an auto insurance fraud, for which he served a year in prison. He was also placed on probation for five years. The fraudulence came to light when heclaimed insurance on the cars that were not damaged.

In 2007, he pleaded no contest to illegal possession of ammunition. The illegal possession came to light when his Chatsworth home was searched in 2005 by the Los Angeles County Probation Department.

In 2008, Joey was convicted of selling a sex video, featuring him and his second wife, Evanka. He sold the rights to the Red-light District.

Media Appearances

The Long Island shooting incident became a media sensation and it instantly caught the attention of the filmmakers. Later, three television movies and a book were launched, based on the incident. Joey became a subject of discussion on every late-night talk shows. When Joey was on his trial, he was invited to a bar by the Pantera group musicians, Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul. Shortly after that, Andrew Dice Clay, an American actor and comedian, invited him to appear in one of his stand-up shows.

In 2002, he participated in the Fox Network's ‘Celebrity Boxing’. Joey was supposed to face John Wayne Bobbitt, who dropped out because of his domestic abuse case. Bobbitt was then replaced by pro wrestler, Joanie Chyna Laurer. Joey was underestimated initially but he ended up winning the match.

In 2006, Joey, along with Amy Fisher, made a guest appearance in the reality show, ‘Lingerie Bowl’. They were invited to carry out the opening ritual of the show, the coin toss. He and his first wife Mary have been regular guests of ‘The Howard Stern Show’ since 1992.

In 2012, Joey appeared in ‘Justice with Judge Jeanine’, a show aired on Fox News. On November 1, 2012, Joey made an appearance in the reality court show, ‘Judge Alex’, in which he sued Rob Spallone's company for providing an ice truck on his nephew's 11th birthday party which was operated by women who were adult film stars. The case was adjudged in Joey’s favor.

In an episode of a musical show, Madonna held up Joey’s photo at the end of her performance, and shouted out a slogan, ‘Fight the real enemy!’

Film Appearances

Joey has worked in a few films to date. His first feature, ‘The Godson’ released on 22 September 1998,in which he played himself. He then played the character of Sonny in the 1999 film, ‘The Underground Comedy Movie’. In the 2009 film, ‘Operation Repo: The Movie’, Joey was seen as Uncle Benny and in the 2010 short, ‘False Reality’, he played a doctor. He once again played himself in the 2015 documentary, ‘Lord of the Freaks’.

Marriages & Divorces

Joey married Mary on 4 September 1977. They lived together for 26 years even after the gunshot incident. They separated on 3 February 2003.

Joey was still in a relationship with Amy after they both completed their sentenced punishments. In 2006, they both were spotted in a public place but later it was dismissed as a publicity gimmick for a reality show.

Joey married Evanka on March 5, 2007. On May 4, 2007, Evanka filed a divorce petition, citing irreconcilable differences between them.

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Joey Buttafuoco biography timelines

  • // 4th Sep 1977 To 3rd Feb 2003
    Joey married Mary on 4 September 1977. They lived together for 26 years even after the gunshot incident. They separated on 3 February 2003.
  • // 1992 To 2006
    In 2006, Joey, along with Amy Fisher, made a guest appearance in the reality show, ‘Lingerie Bowl’. They were invited to carry out the opening ritual of the show, the coin toss. He and his first wife Mary have been regular guests of ‘The Howard Stern Show’ since 1992.
  • // 19th May 1992
    Joey had an illicit relationship with the seventeen year old Amy Fisher. The extramarital affair took a hideous turn when Amy shot Joey’s then wife, Mary Buttafuoco, on May 19, 1992. The incident brought instant notoriety to both Joey and Amy and the details of their affair became public.
  • // 1995
    In 1995, Joey was held for solicitation of prostitution and pleaded no contest. He was fined and was also placed on probation for a couple of years.
  • // 2002
    In 2002, he participated in the Fox Network's ‘Celebrity Boxing’. Joey was supposed to face John Wayne Bobbitt, who dropped out because of his domestic abuse case. Bobbitt was then replaced by pro wrestler, Joanie Chyna Laurer. Joey was underestimated initially but he ended up winning the match.
  • // 2004
    In 2004, he was charged for an auto insurance fraud, for which he served a year in prison. He was also placed on probation for five years. The fraudulence came to light when heclaimed insurance on the cars that were not damaged.
  • // 2005 To 2007
    In 2007, he pleaded no contest to illegal possession of ammunition. The illegal possession came to light when his Chatsworth home was searched in 2005 by the Los Angeles County Probation Department.
  • // 2006
    Joey was still in a relationship with Amy after they both completed their sentenced punishments. In 2006, they both were spotted in a public place but later it was dismissed as a publicity gimmick for a reality show.
  • // 5th Mar 2007 To 4th May 2007
    Joey married Evanka on March 5, 2007. On May 4, 2007, Evanka filed a divorce petition, citing irreconcilable differences between them.
  • // 2008
    In 2008, Joey was convicted of selling a sex video, featuring him and his second wife, Evanka. He sold the rights to the Red-light District.
  • // 1st Nov 2012
    In 2012, Joey appeared in ‘Justice with Judge Jeanine’, a show aired on Fox News. On November 1, 2012, Joey made an appearance in the reality court show, ‘Judge Alex’, in which he sued Rob Spallone's company for providing an ice truck on his nephew's 11th birthday party which was operated by women who were adult film stars. The case was adjudged in Joey’s favor.

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Joey Buttafuoco's FAQ

  • What is Joey Buttafuoco birthday?

    Joey Buttafuoco was born at 1956-03-11

  • Where is Joey Buttafuoco's birth place?

    Joey Buttafuoco was born in Massapequa, Town of Oyster Bay, New York, United States

  • What is Joey Buttafuoco nationalities?

    Joey Buttafuoco's nationalities is American

  • Who is Joey Buttafuoco spouses?

    Joey Buttafuoco's spouses is Mary Jo Buttafuoco

  • Who is Joey Buttafuoco childrens?

    Joey Buttafuoco's childrens is Jessica Buttafuoco, Paul Buttafuoco

  • How tall is Joey Buttafuoco?

    Joey Buttafuoco's height is 180

  • What is Joey Buttafuoco's sun sign?

    Joey Buttafuoco is Pisces