From Sopranopedia - The Sopranos Encyclopedia
Carmine Agnello (born in 1960) is an American mobster. In 2000 he was arrested and charged with racketeering and arson and is now currently imprisoned. He is a made member of the Gambino crime family. He suffers from bipolar disorder.
At the age of 20, he started a scrap-metal business and became a millionaire within 3 years. During the 1980s, Agnello accumulated dozens of properties based on scraps and auto services. In 1984, he married Victoria Gotti, daughter of John Gotti. Though Agnello and John Gotti were allies, their relationship was often tense. Agnello became a made man in the Gambino crime family in 1992. Victoria Gotti divorced Agnello in 2001 when he received a nine year sentence for racketeering.
Together Victoria and Agnello have three children: Carmine Jr., John and Frank. Victoria and her sons were featured on the 2005 reality television show Growing Up Gotti. Victoria spoke about Agnello to the boys. Agnello and Gotti also had a stillborn daughter, Justine, in 1985.
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