John Gotti Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.
John Gotti Net Worth 2020 – John Joseph Gotti, Jr. was an American mafia and the head of one of the most powerful American mafia families – Gambino.
He was constantly involved with murders, conspiracy to commit murders, loan sharking, heroin dealing, racketeering, obstruction of justice, illegal gambling, committing underground crimes, tax evasion, etc.
John Gotti Net Worth 2020
John Gotti was born in the South Bronx, New York, to Fannie and J. Joseph Gotti. He was the fifth out of the 13 children in the family and his father used to support such a big family with his meager salary from his day labor’s job.
Gotti, at the age of 12, was working as a chore boy in an underground club which was run by the head of the local largest organized crime family, Gambino, Carmine Fatico. He met with Aniello Dellacroce there, who became his mentor later.
With the influence of the Gambino family, Gotti became the captain of the ‘Fulton-Rockaway’ gang. He used to get involved in robberies and car-jackings. Gotti went to Franklin K. Lane High School but he dropped out of school at 16.
By the time he was 18, Gotti associated with the Fatico gang. Although, he tried to stay crime free and worked as a presser in the coat factory and as an assistant truck driver for some time but he soon got back to crime.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
72 kg or 159 lbs
By the age of 12, Gotti was working as an errand boy for an underground club in the neighborhood run by Carmine Fatico. Fatico was a captain in the local Gambino family, the largest of the five organized crime families in New York City.
Through his activities with the club, Gotti met Aniello Dellacroce, who became his life-long mentor.
Gotti soon became the leader of a gang called the Fulton-Rockaway boys, a group known for their frequent robberies and car-jackings. When he was 14, Gotti’s toes were crushed as he tried to steal a cement mixer.
The accident gave the mobster-to-be his trademark gait, and earned him another incident on his list of petty crimes. He was considered a bully and constant discipline problem at Franklin K. Lane High School until he dropped out at 16.
By the age of 18, the police department ranked Gotti as a low-level associate in the Fatico crew.
As a repeat offender, Gotti was sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole and sent to federal prison in Marion, Illinois. According to federal prosecutors, after his imprisonment he appointed his eldest son, John “Junior” Gotti, as acting boss of the Gambino family.
John Gotti remained in jail until June 10, 2002, when he died in the federal prison hospital from complications with head and neck cancer.
The Italian-American mobster earned his money through various crimes like kidnapping, extortion, hijacking, gambling, loan sharking, and racketeering. This member of the Gambino Crime Family has an estimated net worth of around $30 million as of December 2020.
On 2nd April 1992, Gotti was finally convicted of murder and racketeering the Gambino family’s new underboss, Sammy Gravano testified against him by the pressure of FBI.
Gotti also convicted for gambling, drug trafficking, extortion, and stock fraud. Gotti was sent to life imprisonment without parole. Gotti died in jail with head and neck cancer on 10th June 2002.