Jo Koy, is a Filipino-American stand-up comedian, a man who cracks everyone up with his jokes. Here's something he said, “You had to die to go to the hospital. My mom cured everything with Vicks Vaporub.”
Jokes aside, did you know Jo Koy got engaged to his girlfriend, Amy Bray some months back? Yes, he did and is happily living with his fiancé but what about his past marriage and affairs? To know more about his personal life stick with us.
Is Jo Koy Dating Someone Recently?
The 48-year-old stand-up comic is possibly single at the moment. He is still in a good relationship with his ex-wife Amy for the sake of their son who is blessed with the Filipino look of his father.
Apart from that, the actor is spending quality time with his co-stars including Tisha Campbell. The Chelsea Lately star took a snap of himself with singer Tisha Campbell on Instagram. On September 1, the starlet came out to watch him perform live tonight.
Jo Koy's Relationship With Amy Bray: Are They Still Dating?
Jo Koy was posting several pictures on his social media with a gorgeous lady named, Amy. But both of them never disclosed their relationship to the public. They even posted many intimate pictures together which made the fans as to who that lady is.
Comedian Jo Koy pictured by the beach with his son Joseph Herbert Jr. SOURCE: Instagram (jokoy)
Finally, Jo opened up about his relationship with Amy after they got engaged on 30th April 2017, moving on from his past failed relationship. Many of their mates gave congratulations and posted pictures of them which made everything clear.
Amy is not just in love with Jo but also she has a great bonding with his son from the previous affair.
Currently, the duo is happy together and has yet to make plans for their marriage. We hope to soon hear the announcement of their marriage.
It's been more than a year since the couple got engaged but they haven't shown a sign of getting married anytime soon. They are surely planning to surprise all of us.
Comedian and actor Jo Koy and beloved son Joseph Herbert Jr. SOURCE: Instagram (jokoy)
It's been a long time since Jo Koy posted a single image with Bray. The thing has made everyone speculate whether the two are still dating each other or have moved on separate ways.
Past affairs of Jo Koy
Jo was married to a lady named, Angie King a.k.a mother. king on her Instagram.
When they were together, the couple welcomed a child on 21st April 2003 and named him Joseph. However, their relationship ended in a divorce.
Jo always posted several pictures with his son but never disclosed any information about his ex-wife. In addition, he did not even take her name in any place rather addressed her as ‘’ex-wife’’, "mother of my son" and many others.
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A statement which he passed to her on Valentine’s Day also did not include her name,
"I am so thankful for the mother of my son. She’s given me the most important person in my life – my son. I thank her for taking good care of him while I’m away and on the road, being a good mom to him and friend to me.’’
Though Koy and his wife are not together today they equally care about their son and were always there for him. Joseph also loves both his parents.
This shows that their child is everything to them and have great bonding. Fans can expect to see tons of Jo Koy sharing adorable pictures of the bundle of his joy on Instagram.
Jo Koy's Dating Rumors
After Jo parted ways from his wife, he dated several ladies and took them to many places. Even more, he was romantically linked to an American actress, Tia Carrera.
Both of them were spotted in many events and places together which made their relationship suspicious. However, they both never disclosed any information regarding their dating life so, it remained to be a buzz only.
Jo and Tia in the premiere of 'Footloose' held at the Regency Village Theatre.
Furthermore, there was also a rumor about him being gay which was a false rumor as he was involved in relationships with women and also has a child which proved that he is a straight man, not gay or anything else.
Regardless of such rumors, he never lost his confidence and always kept on building his career.
Update: Jo Koy's Relationship With His Longtime Friend Chelsea Handler
Jo Koy was friends with his fellow comedian Chelsea Handler for a long time. But they became closer and their friendship turned into love as they began dating officially in August 2021.
They seemed to have a great relationship as a couple but it ended when they announced their breakup in July 2022. Right now, both the comedians seem single.
Joseph Koy: Philanthropic Works
“Comin’ in hot” host is a living god in humans. For instance, Jo Koy is a founder of "The Jo Koy Foundation" which aims to help underprivileged kids and needy people.
In August 2009, his organization hosted its first huge philanthropic event "Hilarity For Charity" a stand-up comedy show displaying himself with some special surprise comedic guests.
The event took place at The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club in City Way, Universal City, C.A. Most notably, proceeds from the ticket sales were provided to the Children's Hospital of Orange County.
Some interesting facts about Jo Koy
Jo posing for a click.
- Born as Joseph Glenn Herbert on 2nd June 1971 in Tacoma, Washington, the United States.
- Son of Josie Harrison.
- Koy holds American nationality but belongs to Filipino and European-American descent.
- Stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches.
- Gemini is his birth sign.
- Raised along with his siblings, Rowena Cook, Gemma Herbert, and Robert Herbert.
- Attended Spanaway Lake High School then moved to Fross High School.
- Was a drop-out student from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
- His grandmother encourages him to build his career in comedy and acting.
- In 1994, began his career as a stand-up comedian.
- Started earning from the regular shows at MGM Grand Hotel and also being a part of the show, Catch a Rising Star.
- He's one of the successful shows was with the TV host, Michael Yo.
- Also involved in charity works like Hilarity For Charity and others.
- Donated amount from his show for The Children’s Hospital of Orange Country.
- Has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
- Joy is back with more laughter in 'Jo Koy: Comin' In Hot.'
- His height is 5 feet 11 inches.
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