Joey Greco Biography
Joey Greco (Joel Stephen Greco) is an American actor and television personality from Long Island, New York, United States. He is popularly known for being the host of the reality TV Show ‘Cheaters’ which he hosted for ten seasons.
Joey Greco Age
Joey was born on 29th February 1972 in Long Island, New York, United States. He is 46 years old as of 2018.
Joey Greco Family
Joey Greco was born Joel Stephen Greco and raised on Long Island.
Joey Greco Education
He graduated from Evangel University, with a BA in psychology. The university is a private liberal arts college in Springfield, Missouri. He also has a Master’s Degree in counseling from Louisiana Tech University.
Joey Greco Wife | Joey Greco Partner
In 1995, he married Eanna but it seems like they have separated. There is not much information about the two.
Joey Greco Career
He began his working career as a counselor, later becoming a fitness trainer in Dallas, before switching careers yet again to become a real estate manager. He revealed in a 2011 interview with Decently Funny With Nuzzy and Guy, that he used to tend bar at a seafood restaurant.
As a fitness trainer, he landed a job on ESPN’s hip-hop oriented fitness show, Fitness Pros. In December 2002, he replaced Tommy Habeeb as host of Cheaters. At the start of Season 13 (2012–2013), He was replaced by Clark Gable’s grandson, Clark Gable III, but resumed hosting duties at the end of Season 15 (2015). He has also appeared in television commercials.
In early 2003, He was allegedly stabbed by a cheating boyfriend when the Cheaters crew boarded the man’s boat; however, on November 3, 2009, the news magazine program Inside Edition interviewed the female companion, who said it was all staged. Greco was confronted a week later by the program’s investigative reporter Matt Meagher.
He declined to answer any of Meagher’s questions, stating he couldn’t legally comment on the accusation. John Ellison of the Rowlett Police Department stated on the same program that “There were no arrests at all during that time period for that type of crime.” In 2005, Greco, Cheaters director at the time Hunter Carson, and two security guards were indicted for assault but acquitted by a grand jury in connection with the ‘confrontations’ on the program.
After the tenth season of the show, Greco was added to the credits as co-producer.
In 2010, Greco starred in, wrote, and produced a pseudo-reality series called Ghostbreakers. As of January 2012, there are 18 episodes listed on IMDb, but only the “Sizzle Reel” and the show’s pilot can be found on YouTube. On October 4, 2012, the show aired on Youtoo TV.
Greco was a guest and was also the moderator at San Diego Comic-Con 2010 for the short film The House That Drips Blood on Alex, which also starred Tommy Wiseau.
In June 2012, He acted in idents and special presentations for the UK TV channel Really, the UK broadcaster of Cheaters. Greco’s image was used in a 2007 episode of The Simpsons titled “Dial “N” for Nerder”. He was mentioned by Seth MacFarlane at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards in a brief monologue for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program as “The guy who was on Cheaters, and got stabbed on camera”.
Greco returned to host the fifteenth-season finale of Cheaters for the second case; however, he responded on his Twitter page that the case was one that never had aired from 2012. In February 2017, he hosted a Netflix parody of Cheaters titled “Netflix Cheaterz”, as an ad campaign to deter spouses or lovers from watching Netflix shows episodes before their other half.
Joey Greco Cheaters
In December 2002, he became the host of ‘Cheaters’ replacing Tommy Habeeb. The Cheaters show is an American reality television series where disgruntled lovers catch their partners in the act of infidelity.
On the show in early 2003, Greco was allegedly stabbed by a cheating boyfriend when the Cheaters crew boarded the man’s boat but on 3rd November 2009 a female companion was interviewed by Inside Edition, a news magazine program, and she said it was staged.
Joey was confronted by cheater’s investigative reporter, Matt Meagher, for a comment on the accusation but he declined to answer any questions stating that he couldn’t legally talk about the issue. In 2005, Greco, Cheaters director at the time Hunter Carson, and two security guards were indicted for assault but acquitted by a grand jury in connection with the ‘confrontations’ on the program.
After the tenth season, Joey became a co-producer of the show. He was replaced by Clark Gable III, Clark Gable’s grandson, but resumed hosting duties at the end of Season 15 (2015). He hosted the fifteenth-season finale of Cheaters for the second case; however, Greco responded on his Twitter page that the case was one that never had aired from 2012.
He wrote, produced and starred in Ghost breakers, a pseudo-reality series in 2010. He also hosted “Netflix Cheaterz”, a Netflix parody of Cheaters in February 2017 as an ad campaign to deter spouses or lovers from watching Netflix shows episodes before their other half.
Joey Greco Movies And Tv Shows
- 1998 – Finding North – Party Guest
- 2003 – The Bottom Line – Tony
- 2005 – Devon’s Ghost: The Legend Of The Bloody Boy – Garry Walker
- 2006 – Serum – Detective Williams
- 2007 – Mad Bad – Loomis
- 2009 – The Locker – Patrick McMahon
- 2009 – Nightcrawlers – Delacroix
- 2009 – Janky Promoters – Kevin MaLine
- 2009 – Black Angels – as himself
- 2010 – The House That Drips Blood on Alex – The Landlord
- 2013 – Charlie: A Toy Story – Mr. Amrak
- 2002–2012, 2015–present – Cheaters – himself/host (seasons 3–12, Season 15 finale–present)
- 2006 – Talkshow with Spike Feresten – himself (November 11 episode)
- 2007 – George Lopez – “George Thinks Vic’s Fiancée is Lion about Being a Cheetah – as himself
- 2007 – Unhitched – as himself
- 2009 – House arrest With Andy Dick – as himself
- 2009 – The Jay Leno Show – as himself (September 14 series premiere)
- 2015 – Hot Package Sex and Violence
Joey Greco Net Worth
Greco has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Joey Greco Height
The former Cheaters host is 1.75 m tall.