About John GottiJohn Joseph Gotti Jr., popularly known as John Gotti, was an American mobster of Italian origin and the head of Gambino crime family that was once influential in New York City. John has primarily operated in Queens and rose to prominence as the family’s greatest earner under the protégé of Aniello Dellacroce. He took over the lead in the family in the mid-1980s, after organizing a murder of Paul Castellano, a previous family Boss. By the time of his death in early 2000s, John Gotti net worth was estimated at $10 million dollars, making him one of the wealthiest mobs in America. He earned this fortune from hijacking, construction, gambling, loan sharking, extortion, selling drugs and various other criminal activities.
John was born in Bronx, in a family of Philomena and John Joseph Gotti Sr., the parents to thirteen children. His father did not have a constant job and the whole family suffered from severe deprivation.