The Men Behind Mob Wives by Kiesha Joseph
Lee D'Avanzo

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Lee D'Avanzo is a mobster best known for being the leader of the New Springville Boys. This gang was allegedly the farm team for the Colombo Crime Family and the Bonanno Crime Family.

Lee was born March 7, 1969, at a time when being a mob gangster was still glamorous and popular. He once dated Karen Gravano, daughter of Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano. They dated for about ten years. Then, Lee fell in love with her friend, Drita. They got married and now have two beautiful daughters together. Karen Gravano and Drita D'Avanzo are both stars of the VH1 reality TV show, Mob Wives. The show is comprised of the wives, daughters and a niece of mobsters.

This is the biography of Lee D'Avanzo. Get to know him, as a person, not just the voice on the phone that Mob Wives fans have come to know so well. Find out about his background, his beginnings as a street gang leader, introduction to La Cosa Nostra and rise in the Bonanno and Colombo crime families. This is the story of one of the men behind "Mob Wives", Lee D'Avanzo, the husband of Drita D'Avanzo.

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About Kiesha Joseph

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Published May 17, 2012 by Prison Rideshare Network. 13 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Crime.

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