Who Is Joey Fatone?
Joey Fatone is an American singer, dancer, television personality, and actor best known as a member of the boyband NSYNC, in which he sang baritone. He came in second place on the ABC reality show Dancing with the Stars in 2007.
Fatone was also the host of the U.S. and Australian versions of The Singing Bee, which aired on NBC in the U.S. He appeared as the Rabbit in the singing competition show The Masked Singer. He also made a guest appearance on the hidden camera show Impractical Jokers in February 2014, standing in for one of the show’s stars, Brian Quinn, during a challenge. Joey also made another appearance in November 2016 on Impractical Jokers for the Nitro Circus Spectacular episode.
Joey Fatone Career
He was the announcer for the game show Family Feud from 2010 to 2015. Fatone has hosted on Food Network’s Rewrapped, Live Well Network’s My Family Recipe Rocks, and The Price Is Right Live! at Bally’s Las Vegas. He also worked as a performer at Universal Studios in Orlando after high school. He played “Wolfie” in Beetlejuice’s Rock and Roll Graveyard Revue.
In 2017, he opened up his own hot dog stand, Fat One’s Hot Dogs & Italian Ice, at a mall in Orlando, Florida. Fat One’s quickly gained popularity, appearing on live television on Impractical Jokers in the episode Crickets. However, the stand in the mall shut down, and Fat One’s became a food truck in late 2017.
Fatone co-starred in the 2002 dramatic comedy motion picture My Big Fat Greek Wedding as Toula’s cousin Angelo. He also appeared in the show My Big Fat Greek Life, and also reprised the role again in the 2016 sequel My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. Fatone hosted NBC’s The Singing Bee as well as the Australian version of the show on Nine Network. On August 21, 2007, it was announced that Joey, along with Lisa Rinna, would replace Joan Rivers and Melissa Rivers as hosts of TV Guide’s red carpet pre-shows for the 2007–2008 season. In 2021, he served as a panelist on the Irish talent show Last Singer Standing.
A Career at NSYNC
After he befriended a fellow Universal Studios stage performer, Chris Kirkpatrick, who was singing in a doo-wop group in the summer of 1995, Fatone became the fourth member of NSYNC, along with Justin Timberlake and JC Chasez. Lance Bass who is now his good friend was later added to the group that would become NSYNC. He co-starred with *NSYNC bandmate Lance Bass in the Miramax film On the Line in 2001. Fatone also guest-starred with NSYNC on a 2001 episode of The Simpsons episode New Kids on the Blecch. He also did voice work with Bass on the same episodes of Disney’s Kim Possible and then Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken. NSYNC regrouped on August 25, 2013, for a one-off performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. There, they performed a medley of “Girlfriend” and “Bye Bye Bye”.
A Career at Dancing With The Stars
Fatone participated in season 4 of the American version of Dancing with the Stars ending up placing second, losing the mirror ball to Apolo Anton Ohno and also Julianne Hough. He competed with professional partner Kym Johnson. He also participated in the 15th season for a second chance to win a mirror ball trophy, again dancing with Kym Johnson. The duo became the second couple to get eliminated. He later returned in season 27 during Trio Week as a trio partner to John Schneider and Emma Slater. In February 2013, he appeared on Holland America Line’s “Dancing with the Stars at Sea” aboard the MS Eurodam. He then returned to Dancing with the Stars at Sea in January 2014 on Holland America Line’s MS Nieuw Amsterdam. There, he paired with Lacey Schwimmer and appeared alongside Mark Ballas, Sabrina Bryan, and a dance ensemble.
How Old Is Joey Fatone?
He is 46 years old as of February 2023, having been born on January 28, 1977, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Joey Fatone shares his birthday with celebrities such as; Lucas Dobre, That Girl Lay Lay, Peyton Coffee, HRVY, Marcus Dobre, and many more.
Joey Fatone Family
Who are Joey Fatone’s parents?
Fatone was born to Phyllis Fatone (Mother) and Joseph Anthony Fatone Sr. (Father), an actor, and musician. He was born into an Italian-American family and raised in Bensonhurst. Fatone’s family moved to Orlando, Florida when he was 13 years old. His father had sung in a doo-wop group called the Orions.
Does Joey Fatone have siblings?
He has two siblings. A brother by the name of Steven Fatone and a sister by the name of Janine Fatone.
Joey Fatone Education
Fatone attended and graduated from Dr. Phillips High School. He sang the “Star-Spangled Banner” before an Orlando Magic game with “The Big Guys,” a group he was in during high school, which then featured Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi, and also performed in many plays and musicals.
Joey Fatone’s Wife – Divorce
Joey married his on-and-off girlfriend of 10 years, Kelly Baldwin on September 9, 2004. Their wedding ceremony took place in Oheka Castle on Long Island, New York. And was attended by all of Fatone’s bandmates.
In 2013, it was speculated that the couple had split but some sources invalidated the claims. Their separation was announced in 2015. In June 2019, Fatone confirmed that they had gone their separate ways filing for divorce after nearly 15 years of marriage.
Joey Fatone Kids – Daughter
Joey and his wife Baldwin have two daughters together: Briahna (born March 21, 2001), and Kloey Alexandria (born January 11, 2010). In 2017, Fatone opened up about raising his younger daughter with autism. Fatone and daughter Kloey competed side-by-side in June 2017 on USA’s “Big Star Little Star. The two did it all for a good cause — the advocacy, awareness, and outreach organization Autism Speaks.
He also explained that Kloey has high-functioning autism (HFA). She has taught Fatone and Kelly, to stay flexible.
“It has tested us a lot,” he said. “She’s on the spectrum of autism and there are all different types, so everyone handles their child differently, but we handle it as we go, like most parents. The things that I was able to simply explain or express to Briahna when she was young, I have to kind of take a different approach with Kloey, for her to understand.”
Joey Fatone Height
Adding to his well-built body, Fatone stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80m).
Joey Fatone Podcast
Fatone hosts a podcast, Two Cups Of Joe alongside his manager and friend of 25 years, Joe Mulvihill. The duo discusses everything from parenting and raising a family to television, film, music, and sports with some of their famous friends.
Joey Fatone’s Net Worth
The Masked Singer star has earned greatly from his career as a singer, dancer, television personality, and actor. He has a net worth of $7 million.