Made in Staten Island star Paulie Fusco claims that he is trying to be a better person.

Life has been tough for 19-year-old Paulie, who is also known as ‘The Hustler’.

While we watch to see how Paulie Fusco succeeds in changing his sinful habits, here are seven things you need to know about him!

Screen Shot: Paulie Fusco - Made in Staten Island MTV S1E1

Screen Shot: Paulie Fusco – Made in Staten Island MTV S1E1

Paulie Fusco is Known as ‘The Hustler’

Unlike a lot of his castmates, Paulie grew up with very few privileges.

Paulie doesn’t have a high school degree and instead earnt his living with various hustle and bustle schemes.

Thus the nickname, ‘The Hustler’.

He is Currently Dating Karina Seabrook

Paulie and Karina have been together for a little over two years.

However, the rest of the Staten Island group has expressed their concerns over the toxicity over how Paulie and Karina fight.

CP commented about Paulie and Karina’s relationship and said:

When Karina’s fighting with Paulie or they’re fighting with each other, nights will just get ruined over them, cause they go crazy,  they start fighting, beefing out, cursing each other out.

Screen Shot: Karina and Paulie fighting - Made in Staten Island, MTV S1E1

Screen Shot: Karina and Paulie fighting – Made in Staten Island, MTV S1E1

Paulie Lost His Father When He Was Young

Paulie’s father, Joseph Fusco, past away in 2010.

Paulie was only 11 years old when his dad died, and he admits that losing his dad had a major influence on a troubled youth.

He is Currently Waiting Tables

Paulie wouldn’t be a real hustler if he didn’t pay a few of his dues.

He is currently a busboy at a place that he describes as “a restaurant he can barely even afford to eat at”.

Screen Shot: Paulie bussing tables - Made in Staten Island, MTV S1E1

Screen Shot: Paulie bussing tables – Made in Staten Island, MTV S1E1

Paulie Dreams of Becoming a Billionaire

You can’t say that Paulie doesn’t have ambition, with claims that he intends on earning his first billion by 32.

With a dream of working on Wall Street, you’d have to expect that he trades in restaurant service for working in business centres pretty soon.

Screen Shot: Paulie Fusco - Made in Staten Island, MTV S1E1

Screen Shot: Paulie Fusco – Made in Staten Island, MTV S1E1

Paulie Was on Promposal

Promposal is a show on MTV that features teenagers pulling out all of their best moves when asking each other out to Prom.

On the show, we witnessed Paulie asking school sweetheart Karina to the prom.

Over at the One World Observatory, Paulie rolled out the red carpet, serenaded Karina with a song, and successfully asked her to prom.

He Lives With His Mom and Brother

When his father passed away back in 2010, Paulie was left with his mother and brother.

His older brother is called Joseph ‘Joey’ Fusco while his mother’s name is Margaret.

 

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