Melissa Gorga
Melissa Gorga


Melissa Ann Marco
March 21, 1979
Toms River, New Jersey, U.S.


Television Personality


Joe Gorga


Antonia Gorga
Gino Gorga
Joey Gorga


The Real Housewives of New Jersey

Melissa Ann Gorga (nee Marco) (born March 21, 1979) is an American television personality and singer. She is best known for starring in the reality television series The Real Housewives of New Jersey.

Early Life

Melissa was born in Toms River, New Jersey. She is of Sicilian descent.


Gorga first appeared on the third season of Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey in 2011. Her sister-in-law Teresa Giudice, had been a cast member since Season 1.

Melissa has also started a music career. Her single, "On Display" was released on iTunes dance chart selection on August 13, 2011 to mixed critical reviews. 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 in September 2012. "I Just Wanna" has been Melissa's most successful release, as well as her first foray into music videos.

Gorga introduced a jewellery line on HSN TV in 2014.

Personal Life

Melissa has been married to Joe Gorga since 2004, a real estate developer. The couple have three children, Antonia (August 12, 2005), Gino (September 12, 2007) and Joey (April 27, 2010).



Year Title Role
2011- The Real Housewives of New Jersey Herself



  • "On Display" - 2011
  • "How Many Times" - 2012
  • "Rockstar" - 2012
  • "I Just Wanna" (ft. Santino Noir) - 2012
  • "Never Let Me Go" - 2013


  • Love Italian Style: The Secrets of My Hot and Happy Marriage - 2013


  1. "I live a life that most girls only dream on."
  2. "I never throw the first punch, but I'm ALWAYS a knockout!"
  3. "Sexy life, loyal wife. Take a page from my book!"
  4. "I've learned to forgive and never regret."


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The Real Housewives of New Jersey

Main Housewives: Teresa Giudice | Dina Manzo | Melissa Gorga | Teresa Aprea | Nicole Napolitano | Amber Marchese

Former Main Housewives: Jacqueline Laurita | Caroline Manzo | Danielle Staub | Kathy Wakile

Partners of the Housewives: Joe Giudice | Tommy Manzo | Joe Gorga | Rino Aprea | Bobby Ciasulli | Jim Marchese | Chris Laurita | Albert Manzo | Richard Wakile

Children of the Housewives: Gia Giudice | Gabriella Giudice | Milania Giudice | Audriana Giudice | Lexi Manzo | Antonia Gorga | Gino Gorga | Joey Gorga | Giovanni Aprea | Anthony Mauriello | Joey Mauriello | Michael Marchese | Sebastian Marchese | Corbin Marchese | Isabella Marchese | Ashlee Holmes | CJ Laurita | Nicholas Laurita | Albie Manzo | Lauren Manzo | Christopher Manzo | Christine Staub | Jillian Staub | Victoria Wakile | Joseph Wakile