Joy Behar

American comedian

Facts of Joy Behar

Name Joy Behar
Birth Name Josephine Victoria "Joy" Behar
Date of Birth October 7, 1942
Zodiac Sign Libra
Gender Female
Birth Country Williamsburg, New York, NY, United States
Nationality American
Profession American comedian, writer, and actress
Net worth $12 Million
Marital Status Married
Spouse Steve Janowitz (m. 2011), Joseph Behar (m. 1965–1981)
Children Eve Behar
Hair Color Red Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 60 kg / 132 lbs
Body Measurement 38-31-41 in
Father Gino Occhiuto
Mother Rose Carbone
Education Queens College
TV Show The View

Josephine Victoria, best known as Joy Behar, is America’s talented lady who has worked as an actress, journalist, comedian, and many others. In turn, she is also a co-host of The View, the American talk show. From 2009 to 2011, she also presented the television program talk show The Joy Behar Show.

Josephine was born in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York, the United States, on October 7, 1942, only one child of Rose Occhiuto (Mother), and Gino Occhiuto (Father). Joy ‘s dad used to be a Coca-Cola company truck driver, and her mother was a seamstress.

Joy’s Education Background

Joy completed her bachelor’s degree at Queens College in 1964. She also received her Master of Arts degree in English Education from Stony Brook University. Having an actress was Joy ‘s childhood aspirations, and she learned to work at HB Studio to continue her career in acting.

Joy’s Books

Joy has published many books as well. Her first book is Joy Shtick Or What is the Existential Void, published on May 5, 1999. The book is priced at $16.99 in Amazon’s Paperback. Later she published her two other books in 2006 and 2007. Joy recently published the book The Great Gasbag: An A-to-Z Surviving Trump World on 24 October 2017. The Great Gasbag Book is Joy ‘s response to the hell that’s the Trump Orange House, according to the Amazon.

Total Net Worth – $12 Million

The film Manhattan was able to earn $13.5 million in the box office’s collection against the production budget of $11.2 million, according to an updated analysis. She also acts as a host on several popular TV shows in addition to an actress. As a television host, she receives an estimated annual salary of $67,249.

Joy has a total net worth of $12 million. She engages in various careers and obtains a decent amount of money. An actress, Joy, is known for her role as Marilyn in Murder Mystery in Manhattan in 1993. Also, read about Trixie Mattel‘s net worth and status.

Married Life With Steve Janowitz

The American star Joy, married Steve, a former school teacher, privately in New York on 11 August 2011. Just the husband and wife were invited to the wedding party. Since 1982, the pair have been involved in a romantic relationship before walking the aisle.

They agreed to share their engagement ring in 2009 and, after announcing it as well, announced their engagement in June 2009. After two years of agreement between them, the couplet exchanged their wedding vows and, until now, exchanged a cordial relationship as a married couple.

Joy Previous Married Life With  Joe Behar

Joy was a married woman until she shared a romantic relationship with Steve. She tied the knot to Joseph Behar, the founder of American television. Joseph and Joy married secretly in the church on 1 January 1965. The previously married couple lived together in Centereach, Long Island.

Husband, Steve Janowitz and Wife, Joy Behar
Steve Janowitz and Joy Behar
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After five years of marriage, Eve Behar (born November 26, 1970) welcomed her first child, a daughter. The three Behar families had a happy life. Unfortunately, however, Eve’s parents agreed to break their relationship and ended their divorce in 1981.

Eve was 11 years old during their judicial separation. Since the devastating division of her parents, Joy had her daughter under control. Eve is also a married woman since 2019 and shares her nuptial knot with Alphonso Anthony Scotti, assistant to the medicine in 2007. Joy is also her grandson’s proud grandmother, Luca Scottiin (b.2011).

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