Donna Marco

by doveclove Tue Mar 02 2021 Updated On Sat May 21 2022
Donna Marco

Donna Marco is the celebrity mother of the American television personality, author, singer, designer, and businesswoman Melissa Gorga

This mother and daughter pair are known for their powerful and close bond. She lives in New Jersey.

Married To Anthony John Marco

Donna was married to Anthony John Marco, but sadly he died at the age of 49

He was the owner and operator of Kimberly Builders in Toms River. She had three children with him named Kim Marco Pirrella, Melissa, and Lysa Marco-Simpson

Donna Marco and Anthony J. Marco
Donna Marco and Anthony J. Marco Source: Instagram

Melissa is married to Joe Gorga, who is a real estate developer

She has three kids with him named Antonia Gorga, Joey Gorga, and Gino Gorga

Even after three kids, Melissa says she still wants another child, but none of her children are happy about it.


Donna has three daughters, Kim Marco Pirrella, Melissa, and Lysa Marco-Simpson

Donna Marco's Daughters
Donna Marco's Daughters Source: Instagram

Melissa Gorga also has three children. Her eldest is a daughter who is 14 years old, and she has two boys, Joey Gorga and Gino Gorga.

Donna Marco'S Daughter's Family
Donna Marco'S Daughter's Family Source: Instagram

In the real housewives of new jersey

In the mother's day special program, Donna appeared in the show as a special guest. 

Her birthday was also celebrated in the show. Not only Melissa's mother but her husband appeared on the show in several episodes.

In the show, she once admitted that she and her husband Joe face marriage problems because of her work and schedule. 

How tight is the mother-daughter relation

Donna and Melissa have a very friend-like relation. Melissa even took her mother to a breast reduction procedure as her mother always complained about her chest size and always wanted it to be a little smaller.

Donna is also very close to her grandchildren, according to the pictures we can see in her social media accounts.

Donna Marco's appearance in the real housewives of new jersey
Donna Marco's appearance in the real housewives of new jersey Source: Instagram


Donna had breast reduction surgery as she was not happy with her chest size. 

On the other hand, Melissa Gorga had a nose job and a boo* job because she wanted a bigger chest.  

Net worth

Donna hasn't shared her net worth with the public, and her previous job is also not found. 

Melissa Gorga has a net worth of said to be around $2 million. She charges $62,000 per episode

Tv shows$62,000 per episode
Total net worth $2 million as per the report

Besides the entertainment industry

Besides being a public figure, she is also a businesswoman. She owns a clothing boutique named "Envy by Melissa Gorga" in New Jersey.

The store was temporarily closed due to the dispute between Melissa and her business partner Joe Robbinson but opened after the scandal was over. 

Then she also opened a restaurant with Teresa Giudice in the name of Gorga's Homemade pizza and pasta

The restaurant is temporarily closed as she felt the need for a larger space.

Melissa Gorga's accomplishments

Melissa Gorga is a multitalented personality. She appeared in the TV show named "The Real Housewives of New Jersey." 

She has also appeared on magazine covers of the paper and US Weekly. 

She has been in many other TV shows as a guest participant as well.

Melissa has worked on music as well. 

She had released her first single "on display" in 2011 on iTunes. Following the release, she released several other pieces of music such as "how many times," "rockstar," and "I just wanna." 

She also published her book in 2013 named "Love, Italian Style: The Secret of My Hot and Happy Marriage." 


  1. Donna Marco is 70 years old now. She celebrates her birthday on February 3.
  2. Melissa Gorga is 41 years old now. She was born on March 21, 1979.

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