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Evanka Franjko - Facts About Joey Buttafuoco's Wife

sajju Published On Mon Jul 05 2021   Modified On Mon Jul 05 2021
Evanka Franjko - Facts About Joey Buttafuoco's Wife

Evanka Franjko (24th March 1962, Croatia) is a celebrity wife who is better known as the second wife of the American auto body shop owner and TV personality, Joseph A. Buttafuoco aka Joey Buttafuoco.

In fact, Joey is famous for his affair with a teenager, Amy Fisher aka "Long Island Lolita" who shot his ex-wife, Mary on her head and went to jail for 10 years but got released after 7 years.

Present Wife of Joey Buttafuoco:

Evanka Franjko and Joey Buttafuoco were announced husband and wife on 5th March 2005 in a small wedding ceremony. 

Joseph A. Buttafuoco aka Joey Buttafuoco (11th March 1956) is an American auto body shop owner and TV personality. 

Evanka Franjko's husband, Joey Buttafuoco Source: Celebrity Gossip

The two lovebirds first met at his auto body shop and fell for each other. The couple doesn't share any kids yet. Hence, they are living a simple happy married life in Southern California.

Filed for Divorce:

Few years after their marriage, things went wrong and Franjko filed for divorce against Buttafuoco due to some personal reasons. However, she withdrew the petition on 22nd June 2007. Now, it's been more than 15 years since they have been sharing their togetherness, and still, more to go.

The ex-wife of Joey:

Previously, Buttafuoco married his then-wife, Mary Jo Buttafuoco, an author, and motivational speaker on 4th September 1977. The ex-couple share two children: Paul Buttafuoco and Jessica Buttafuoco (29th March 1983). 

Joey Buttafuoco's Ex-wife, Mary Jo Buttafuoco Source: Shared

After being together for 18 years, Mary filed for divorce in the Ventura County Superior Court. The reason behind their separation being Joe's extramarital affair with a teenage girl, Amy Fisher. The ex-couple finalized their divorce on 3rd February 2003 giving the custody of their children to Mary.

Affair with minor, Amy Fisher who shot his ex-wife, Mary:

While Joseph was married to Mary, he was having an external affair with a teenager named Amy Fisher. The news went public on 19th May 1992 when Amy herself revealed about her being in a physical relationship with Mary's then-husband since July 1991.

The shocking moment, when she shot Mary in her face but luckily she survived the attack. 

Amy Fisher aka Long Island Lolita Source: National Enquirer

Since then, Fisher is named "Long Island Lolita". Furthermore, she was sentenced to five to fifteen years in jail for her crime in September 1992. But then the court granted her parole after 7 years of prison life in May 1999. Moreover, Joey also went to jail for four months when found guilty in the rape case. 

Net Worth:

Evanka Franjko rose to fame through her marriage to Joseph Buttafuoco. When it comes to her net worth, she has an estimated net worth of $100 thousand. Similarly, her partner has a decent net worth of $300 thousand.

Some Facts about Evanka Franjko:

The celebrity wife, Evanka Franjko was born on 24th March 1962 in Croatia. As per her DOB, she belongs to the birth sign Aries. By nationality, she holds Croatian citizenship and belongs to mixed ethnicity. 

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