Mary Jo Buttafuoco was born on May 15, 1955, and from the United States. She is an American author, motivational speaker and Ex-Wife of Joey Buttafuoco who is an auto body shop owner from Long Island. In 1992 she was shot in the face by her husband’s lover, Amy Fisher.
He is an auto body shop owner from Long Island who had a sexual relationship with a minor, Amy Fisher, who subsequently shot his wife, Mary Jo Buttafuoco, in the face.
Where Amy Fisher is an American woman who became known as “the Long Island Lolita” by the media in 1992, when, at the age of 17, she shot and severely wounded Mary Jo Buttafuoco, the wife of her illicit lover, Joey Buttafuoco.
Buttafuoco family has spent 30 years out of the spotlight after the shooting, there were years of tabloid stories about the cast of characters. Then, the talk-show circuit, from Phil Donahue to Oprah Winfrey. In new interviews with “20/20,” which also include never-before-seen family home videos, the couple, now divorced, and their only daughter, Jessie Buttafuoco, describe their journey after that fateful day.
According to GoodHouseKeeping, Amy was arrested and charged with attempted murder; she was released from prison in 1999. Mary Jo survived the attack but told Oprah Winfrey that she suffered from facial paralysis and ear damage. he served seven years and was granted parole in May 1999 after Nassau County Court Judge Ira Wexner vacated her guilty plea and shortened her sentence.
After her release from prison, Fisher became a columnist for the Long Island Press. Her biography, If I Knew Then…, written by Robbie Woliver, was published in 2004 was a New York Times Bestseller. In 2003, Fisher married Louis Bellera. The couple had three children before divorcing in 2015.
He met Amy Fisher when her parents brought their car to his auto repair shop and slow they became friends and it turned to a romantic relationship but during that time she was minor and Joey was running The Complete Auto Body Repair Shop, located in Bellmore.
According to the police report, Fisher was 16 when they started to date and Joey was married to his wife Mary Jo Buttafuoco. After her Prison time, Amy and Joey reunited in 2006. They appeared together in the Entertainment Tonight and its spinoff, The Insider.
In May 2007, Fisher and Joey Buttafuoco met for dinner in Port Jefferson, Long Island, in what TV producer David Krieff said was an attempt to develop a reality television show. In 2003, Joey’s wife Mary Jo Buttafuoco divorced him.
On another hand Mary Jo Buttafuoco wrote a book called “Getting It Through My Thick Skull: Why I Stayed, What I Learned, and What Millions of People Involved with Sociopaths Need to Know” in 2009 and she referred her Ex-Husband ‘a Sociopath’ in her Book.
In 2017, Mary Jo Buttafuoco also talked about her ex-husband’s harmful behavior on a TV show.
How old is Mary Jo Buttafuoco? She was born on May 15, 1955, and from the United States and she is 64 years old as of 2019. However, there is not much information about her father, mother, and siblings.
Sixteen years after the incident, Buttafuoco wrote a book telling her story, Getting It Through My Thick Skull: Why I Stayed, What I Learned, and What Millions of People Involved with Sociopaths Need to Know.
She has two children with Joey Buttafuoco: son Paul and daughter Jessica Buttafuoco. According to his IMDB page, he is an actor, known for The Underground Comedy Movie (1999), Finding Forrester (2000) and Better Than Ever (1997).