We have heard the term ‘love is blind’ time and again. Sometimes people are so in love that they forget the bad traits of their loved ones. Victoria DiGiorgio is someone who loved her husband despite his involvement in criminal activities.
For those who don’t know, Victoria is John Gotti’s wife, notoriously known as the boss of the Gambino crime family. She and her children had to go through tough hurdles because of it.
But despite that, she has continued loving him no matter what. Hence, today, we will get to know more about this loving lady, her struggle in life, and many more.
Here are some facts about Victoria.
Victoria DiGiorgio: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Victoria DiGiorgio|
|Date of Birth||December 5, 1942|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Ethnicity||Mixed(Italian and Russian)|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches(166 cm)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lbs)|
|Body Measurement||35-27-34 inches|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Spouse||John Gotti (1962-2002)|
Early Life and Childhood
The wife of the notorious crime boss, Victoria, was born on December 5, 1942, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity, i.e., Italian and Russian.
The young Vicotria was born in a low middle-class family to an Italian Jewish mother and Russian father. There is no indication of her siblings. She was just two years old when her parents called it quits and went their separate ways.
Similarly, anything related to her education and childhood is not available at the moment.
Victoria DiGiorgio: Age and Height
Talking about her age, Victoria is 76 years as of now. She celebrates her birthday every year on the 5th of December. Also, her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Moving on, the wife of John is relatively tall with 5 feet 5 inches(166 cm) height. Moreover, she has an average body, which measures 35-27-34 inches and weighs around 60kg(132 lbs). She has dark brown hair and short dark brown hair.
Victoria DiGiorgio: Husband and Children
As we already know by now, Victoria was the wife of John Gotti, one of the famous Italian-American gangsters. The gangster and his wife for the first time at a bar in 1958. Since then, the couple started dating and welcomed their first child, Angel Gotti, in 1961.
The couple married a year later on March 6, 1962, and lived a modest life in Queens soon after the duo gave birth to four other children named Victoria Gotti(1962), John A. Gotti(1964), Frank Gotti(1967), and Peter J. Gotti(1974).
Unfortunately, in March 1980, DiGiorgio had to suffer from the death of her son, Frank Gotti. The 12-year-old was riding his friend’s mini-bike when he was hit by a car driven by their neighbor, John Favara.
Moreover, Favara was driving under the influence, which led to such tragedy. He ran over the boy and dragged him for about 200 feet until neighbors pounced on the hood and stopped the car.
The death of her son led Victorio into depression, which often resulted in suicidal thoughts. Likewise, she was bed-ridden for a whole year. Her husband, John, tried to cheer the family by taking them on a trip to Florida. After their return, they discovered that Favara has disappeared.
Living life as a mobster’s wife
DiGiorgio, ever since their marriage, has been opposing her husband’s work. She knew that what he does was not right and frequently argued about it. However, she was taken back when her son, John A. Gotti Jr, followed his father’s footsteps of a mobster.
Similarly, her son, John, was arrested in 1998 for gambling and extortion. This led to more arguments and fights between the husband and wife. She even begged her son to take a plea.
But as if the family had not suffered enough, John Gotti’s death hit them even harder amidst all this. He died in prison after suffering from throat cancer in 2002. He was 61 years old at the time of his death.
Similarly, in December 2009, her son John was released after 12 jurors could not reach a unanimous verdict. But still, it did not stop him from leading the dangerous life as a mobster.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, Victoria has an estimated net worth of $2 million. She earned most of them from inheritance after her husband’s death. However, she has not disclosed any of her income yet.
Also, it was mentioned that when her parents split up, the young DiGiorgio inherited a million dollars from her mother. But despite all those earning, DiGiorgio led a modest life and tried not to flaunt too much in the media.
In one of the interviews, she mentioned how she used to bet only $20 to save the rest of $50 for home expenses. Meanwhile, her son, John, enjoys a net worth of $10 million.
Social Media Presence
The wife of a notorious mobster is not active in any social media accounts as of now. On the contrary, her children are engaged in social media platforms, including Twitter and Instagram.