John Angelo Gotti III, better known as "Junior Gotti", is a former New York City mobster. According to law enforcement claims, he acted as a boss of the Gambino crime family from 1992 to 1999 after his father was sent to prison. He has been referred to as "Teflon Jr." for evading conviction like his father. He was born to a mobster father, John Joseph Gotti Jr. and Victoria DiGiorgio Gotti.
Early Life of John A. Gotti
John Angelo Gotti was born on February 14, 1964, in Queens, New York to an Italian American mobster, John Joseph Gotti Jr., and Victoria DiGiorgio Gotti. He was raised in the Italian-American neighborhood of Howard Beach, a section of Queens, New York along with his sister, Victoria, and two brothers, Peter and Frank (deceased).
His father was of Italian descent, and mother was of half Italian half Russian-Jewish ancestry. After his school, Gotti's father helped him to start a trucking business which miserably failed but he gets a position in the Carpenters Union.
John A. Gotti's Career
John A. Gotti joined Gambino crime family in 1988, after two years, he has named a caporegime (captain) and the youngest capo in the Gambino family's history. In 1992, his father John J Gotti sent to a life sentence for racketeering and related offenses. Attorney said, he made his son the head of family operation after him.
Gotti adopted the secretive way of pursuing business after his father had been brought down by FBI bugs. He was not good as his father in the business because of which Genovese family was so unimpressed with Gotti that it refused to deal with him at all.