Born on October 7, 1942, Joy Behar is an American comedian, writer and actress who is the co-host of ABC daytime talk show The View. She was host of The Joy Behar Show from 2009 to 2011 and her latest weekly late-night talk show named Late Night Joy aired in 2015 on TLC. For more information, read the article below.

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Before Fame: She attended Queens College and Stony Brook University.

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Joy Behar Ethnicity/Religion

Born in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York, she was born to Rose and Gino Occhiuto. Her birth name is Josephine Occhiuto.

Joy Behar Affair/Married/Husband

She was married to Joe Behar from 1965 to 981. They have a daughter Eve Behar Scotti. She is currently married to Steve Janowitz (m. 2011­). Visit her twitter.

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Personal Information

  • Full Name: Josephine Victoria Behar
  • Nicknames: Joy Behar
  • Birthday: October 7, 1942
  • Age: 76 years old (as of Feb 2019)
  • Birthplace: Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: Queens College, Stony Brook University
  • Profession: Comedian, writer, actress, host
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: she is of Italian descent
  • Religion:  Roman Catholic
  • Zodiac: Libra
  • Spouse/Husband: Joe Behar (m. 1965; div. 1982) Steve Janowitz (m. 2011)
  • Children: 1
  • Net Worth: $8 million USD (estimated)


  • Height: 5 feet 6 inches
  • Weight: Not Available
  • Feet Size/Shoe Size: Not Available
  • Dress Size: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • She is of Italian descent.
  • She started her career in the early 1980s as a receptionist and later a producer on Good Morning America.
  • On February 13, 2018, Behar accused Vice President Mike Pence of having a mental illness because he stated that he hears Jesus speak to him.
  • She later apologized to Mike Pence.

Memorable Quotes:

I am comfortable with myself, and this is how I am. I am not really interested in having an acrimonious fight with somebody.