Amy Elizabeth Fisher :
Born on August 21, 1974 in Merrick, NY.
In May of 1991, when Amy was only 16, she took her car to a mechanic, Joey Buttafuoco, to be repaired. Amy and Joey (then 35 years old and married) began meeting in motel rooms and quickly launched a secret sexual affair.
Claim to Fame:
In 1992, Amy Fisher was convicted in the non-fatal shooting of Joey's wife, Mary-Jo Buttafuoco, in the head. She was charged with attempted murder.
Jail Time :
For her crime of passion, Amy was sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison. She served seven long years behind bars and was released in 1999.
New Look and Life:
To avoid public scrutiny, Amy opted for plastic surgery to alter her face. Under the circumstances, she wanted to lead as normal a life as possible. Amy later married and had two children, Brett and Ava Rose.
Amy the Author:
In 2004, Amy wrote a book titled "If I Knew Then", where she spoke candidly about her experiences in the 90's and what she came to learn from them.
Awards and Recognitions:
Around the time that her book came out, Amy was granted a media award from the Society of Professional Journalists.
In May of 2007, Amy Fisher and Joey Buttafuoco made headlines again when they were seen out on the town in NYC having a highly publicized date.