Evanka Franjko attracted huge media attention after marrying an auto body shop owner Joey Buttafuoco. The couple is leading a successful marital relationship for over one and a half-decades. Her husband Joey gained notoriety after getting involved in a physical relationship with a minor, Amy Fisher who later shot his first wife Mary Jo Buttafuoco. Luckily, Mary was able to survive.

Who is Evanka Franjko?  

Evanka Franjko was born on 24th March 1962, in Croatia. She holds a Croatian nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she has a mixed ethnical background.

Franjko remains very secretive when it comes to her family background. She never talked about her parents and siblings.

Evanka Franjko’s Career  

There is nothing about Franjko’s profession. She came in the limelight as a wife of Joey Buttafuoco. Her husband Joey owns an auto body shop. He is also a veteran TV personality who appeared in a number of popular TV shows like False Reality, The Godson, and more.

He was born on 11th March 1956, in Massapequa, New York.

Joey Buttafuoco’s Relationship With Minor Amy Fisher

Joey Buttafuoco gained wide notoriety after his intimate relationship with a minor Amy Fisher surfaced across the media. Fisher was just 17-year-old when the two were in a relationship.

Amy even attempted murder of his wife Mary Jo Buttafuoco shooting her on the right side of the face at her house on 19th May 1992. As a result, Mary was severely injured and rushed to the hospital following the horrific attempt.

Fisher later admitted that Joey first made this plan and ever arranged a handgun. After a complete investigation, Buttafuoco was given a four-month prison term while Amy served seven years in jail.

Following her release, Fisher started an ex-cop-turned-wedding videographer Lou Bellera. He is 24 years older than Amy.

Joey Buttafuoco’s Married Life With Mary Jo Buttafuoco 

Joey Buttafuoco tied the knot with his first wife Mary Jo Buttafuoco in 1977.  The couple also has two children- a daughter Jessica Buttafuoco and a son Paul Buttafuoco.

Joey Buttafuoco's first wife Mary Jo Buttafuoco
Joey Buttafuoco’s first wife Mary Jo Buttafuoco 
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The two divorced after 25-years of long marriage journey in 2003.

Are Evanka Franjko and Joey Buttafuoco Still Married?  

Joey Buttafuoco went on to marry his second wife Evanka Franjko in 2005, in a private wedding ceremony. The couple first came across at his auto body shop.

Evanka Franjko and her husband Joey Buttafuoco
Evanka Franjko and her husband Joey Buttafuoco
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They dated for a few years before walking down the aisle. Sources reported that Evanka filed a divorce from her husband Joey back in 2007. But any information about their divorce finalization is yet to revealed. It has also been reported the two are still together.

Evanka Franjko’s Net Worth 

As there is nothing about Evanka Franjko’s profession it becomes much hard to find out the exact amount of net worth Franjko possesses.

On the other side, Joey owns $1 million net worth as of 2020.