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Joey Fatone Biography

Birth Name:
Joseph Anthony Fatone Jr.
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Singer, actor

Fast Facts

  • His dad, Joe Sr
  • , sang with the Orions, a Brooklyn doo-wop group
  • His family moved to Florida when he was 13; he landed a job as the Wolfman in a Universal Studios' theme park musical production not long after
  • During high school, he sang in a group known as the Big Guys
  • Met Chris Kirkpatrick at Universal Studios; Kirkpatrick recruited him for a group that he was putting together, which became *NSYNC
  • First lead role in a feature film was with fellow *NSYNC bandmate Lance Bass in the 2001 romantic comedy On the Line
  • His and wife Kelly Baldwin's wedding vows were based on a Helen Keller quote
  • Hadn't danced in five years prior to joining Dancing with the Stars for its fourth season


  • 2002Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated