Joy Behar was born in USA, in New York under the name of Josephina Victoria Occhiuto.  Her nickname is Joie.  She was born in 1942 and she is both a writer and actress. She is known to play Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story and The Joy Behar Show with the View.  She got married to Steve Janowitz in 2011 but she was married before to Joseph Behar. She got married to Behar in 1965 and they got divorced in 1981, they had one child.

Joy Behar is a former English teacher and she is Italian-American citizen. She got her MA of English Education at SUNY-Stony Brook. She got Three MAC Awards with CableACE award.  She looks like Bette Midler. She worked as a secretary of Good Morning America and she was answering phones. Her father was a worker of Coca-Cola.

Joy Behar had worked in mental hospital and had a dog called Max that died. She graduated for the Queens College and she had a bachelor degree of sociology. She was about to die in 1979 because of Ectopic pregnancy.

She was a teacher of Lindenhurst High School a Long Island and the rock singer Pat Benatar had attended like a teenager but they only met after many years. She is a member of Delta Zeta Sorority and she was a good friend to Susie Essman.

Joy Behar’s daughter has a doctor husband and her husband’s family works in funeral business. She was born as only child. She has written a book called When You Need a Lift: But Don’t Want To Eat Chocolate, Pay Shrink or Drink a Bottle of Gin.  Her other book is Joy Shtick: or what it is the Existential Vacuum and Does it Come with Attachment.  She gave birth when she was 28 to her daughter Eve Behar and her grandson is Luca.

Joy Behar’s father was a truck driver, while her mother was a seamstress. Her first husband Behar was a college professor.  Her current husband, Steven is a junior high school mathematics teacher.

Joy Behar is the current co-host of The View on ABC. She is among the leading comic talents.  She has outstanding performance regardless if she is performing the stand-up comedy or if she is interviewing artists and politicians. She has comedic original and a leading woman while on the screen or stage.

Joy Behar got the Daytime Emmy Award because of The View as an outstanding Talk Show. This is an original forum where women talk about everyday and relevant issues  while they share their opinions in a colorful and lively conversation. The view had got over 16 Daytime Emmy awards and had been nominated every year as Outstanding Talk Show and Behar like an Outstanding Talk Show host.

On the Television Show, she was the star of her own HBO special and she appeared regularly on the Baby Boom Series. She voiced Dr Katz that got a CableACe Award and appeared in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman and Live With Regis and Kelly among others.

Last Modified: Apr 8, 2020

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