Anthony John Marco was the father of Real Housewives of New Jersey cast Melissa Gorga. Mr. Marco came to the limelight just because of his connection with his celebrated daughter rather than for his profession and deed. Let's discuss about his personal life, children, family, and more in detail.
Anthony John Marco's Married life
Anthony John Marco was married to his wife Donna Marco, mother of RHONJ star Melissa Gorga. In addition, Mr. Marco might be a good father to Gorga. However, he wasn't a loyal husband to Donna.
According to the first chapter of her book, "The First Man in My Life," Melissa revealed how Anthony cheated on his wife and did not home most of the night. The Envybymg creator also spoke about how her parents had a rocky marriage at the begining of the book.
Anthony John Marco - Father of Melissa Gorga
Speaking of their family matter, Melissa is the only child of her parents. She was born on 21 March 1979. Gorga graduated from New Jersey City University. Additionally, the 42-year-old is a reality TV personality, author, singer, designer, and businesswoman. Well, Gorga is known for starring in a bravo hit reality show, The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Anthony John Marco's Death
Anthony passed away at the age of 49 in an auto accident when he hit a tree on a rainy night. At that time, his daughter Melissa was only seventeen years old. Melissa was so close to her father and it was devastating to lose him as a teenager.
On 27 July 2016, Melissa posted a heart-touching tribute to her dad, Anthony John Marco, on what would have been his 70th birthday. She wrote, "Today, my father would have been 70 years old. There's so much I wish he could have been here for. I wish he could meet my children. I know I'll see him again someday Happy Birthday Daddy I Love You. Miss You So much".
Anthony John Marco's Net Worth
Anthony never revealed his net worth or source of income when he was alive. As Anthony was famous only because of his daughter, very little is heard about his lifestyle and what he did for a living.
Marco was close to his daughter Melissa who now owned a multi-million dollar New Jersey Waterfront Mansion. Later, she put the 9,100 square foot house on sale for $3.5 million. She has a net worth of $2 million at present. Melissa and her family now live in Jersey Shore House in Montville.
Anthony John Marco - Quick Facts
- Anthony John was the father-in-law to Joe Gorga, a real estate developer, and TV personality.
- Anthony John was the grandfather of Melissa Gorga's children.
- Anthony's daughter Melissa married Joe in 2004, having dated for a year.
- Anthony has four grandchildren Antonia, Gino, Gorga, and Joey.
- His zodiac sign is Leo.
- If alive, Anthony would be 75 years in 2021.
Be sure to check out MarriedWiki for more celebrity updates.