The Men Behind Mob Wives: Sammy "The Bull" Gravano
Salvatore “Sammy” Gravano, AKA “Sammy the Bull”, is the father of Karen Gravano of VH1 Mob Wives. He's a La Cosa Nostra mobster who turned into a mob rat. Sammy was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 12, 1945 and grew to be a drug dealer, mob underboss and Mafia hitman. Sammy the Bull went against the omerta code, changing the course of his life forever.
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Salvatore “Sammy” Gravano, also known as “Sammy the Bull”, is a mobster who turned into a federal government witness. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 12, 1945. He grew up during a time when being a mob gangster was very popular. He was well known as a drug dealer and Mafia underboss who wanted to be able to pass something on to his children.
Sammy Gravano wed his sweetheart, Debra Scibetta. Together, they had two beautiful, strong children. His son is Gerard Gravano. Karen Gravano, his daughter, is now one of the stars of a VH1 hit reality show, Mob Wives. The show is comprised of the wives, daughters and a niece of mobsters.
This is the biography of Sammy The Bull. Get to know him, as a person, not just the "rat" that he's come to be known as. Find out about his background, his beginnings as a street thug, introduction to La Cosa Nostra and rise in the Colombo crime family and job as a hit man for the Gambino crime family. This is the story of one of the men behind "Mob Wives"... Sammy "The Bull" Gravano, the father of Karen Gravano.
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