Who is Joy Behar?
Joy Behar is an American comedian, television host, actress, and writer. She co-hosts ABC’s daytime talk show The View, where she is the only original panelist who still appears on a regular basis.
Her show titled ‘Late Night Joy’ which was aired for a short period was a weekly late-night chat show that debuted on TLC on November 4, 2015. Each episode saw Behar having personal conversations with friends at her New York City apartment. However, it was canceled after only 5 episodes.
Joy Behar Age
Behar is 79 years old as of 2021. She was born on October 7, 1942, in Williamsburg, New York, United States.
Behar stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.67 m).
Joy Behar Education
Behar graduated in 1964 with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Queens College. She holds a Master of Arts in English education from Stony Brook University.
Joy Behar Ethnicity
Behar was born Josephine Victoria Occhiuto. Talking of her ethnic background, Joy is of Italian descent.
Joy Behar Parents
Behar’s parents are Gino Occhiuto and Rose Carbone. She has no siblings as she was born as the only child to her parents. Her mother was a seamstress and she earned her living by sewing. Her father, Gino, worked as a truck driver for the Coca-Cola company.
Joy Behar Husband
Behar is married to Steve Janowitz. They married in 2011 and they are still together as of 2022. Joy and her husband live together in The Hamptons.
Joy Behar Daughter
Behar has a daughter named Eve Behar Scotti with her first husband. She is now a grandmother since her daughter has a son named Luca.
Joy Behar’s Net worth 2022
Behar has a net worth of $30 million. She has generated her wealth from her career as a comedian, television host, actress, and writer.
Joy Behar’s Salary on The View
Behar earns an estimated annual salary of $7 million as a co-host on The View.
Joy Behar The View
Early in the 1980s, Behar began working in the entertainment industry as a receptionist before moving on to become a producer for Good Morning America. She joined the inaugural panel of the ABC daytime talk show The View in 1997.
She first appeared exclusively on days when Walters wasn’t available, but eventually, she was added as a regular co-host. Additionally, she moderated a segment called ‘Joy’s Comedy Corner’ which featured both well-known and up-and-coming comics.
Recently, ‘The View’ announced Alyssa Farah Griffin and Ana Navarro as new co-hosts on the panel. The two Republicans were welcomed as co-hosts and they now join moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-hosts Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, and Sara Haines.
Joy Behar Leaving The View
Behar leaving The View is FAKE NEWS. In fact, she signed another three-year deal with the network to remain on the show until 2025.
Movies and TV Shows
-Joy Behar: Say Anything!
-Manhattan Murder Mystery
-Late Night Joy
-Love Is All There Is
-Crisis in Six Scenes
-Madea Goes to Jail
Joy Behar First Husband
Behar was initially married to a college professor named Joseph Behar. They married in 1965 and divorced in 1981 under unclear circumstances. Joseph passed away on June 26, 2021, at the age of 94.
What is Joy Behar’s salary on The View?
Joy earns an annual salary of $7 million from The View.
Is Joy Behar still married to Steve Janowitz?
Yes! Behar is still married to Steve Janowitz and they live together in The Hamptons.