Facts of Jo Koy
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||47 years old|
|Family Name :||Koy|
|Birth Place :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||gemini|
|Birth Place/City||Tacoma, Washington|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Weight in KG||N/A|
|Education||University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
|Awards||Gemini Award for Best Individual Performance in a Comedy Program or Series|
|Movies||Jo Koy: Don't Make Him Angry|
|TV Show||ComicView Since 2014|
|Siblings||Rowena Cook, Gemma Herbert, Robert Herbert|
An American stand-up comic, Jo Koy began his stand-up career in 1994 at a comedy club in Las Vegas. Jo Koy is of Filipino and European-American descent. He attended Spanaway Lake High School originally and then moved to Foss High School in Tacoma. Jo Koy was spotted by a talent coordinator from Los Angeles and made his first television appearance on BET's Comic View.
Jo Koy started a podcast together with comedian and TV host Michael Yo on July 23, 2012, called "The Michael Yo and Jo Koy Show". He was awarded Canada’s prestigious Gemini Award. Jo was said to be married and was in the middle of a divorce is 2013. He said that he made commitments to his former wife to stay in a healthy relationship for the sake of their son.
Early Life Of Jo Koy
Popular voice actor Jo Koy was born on June 2, 1971, to European-American father and a Filipino mother.
His birth name is Joseph Glenn Herbert who holds the American nationality and belongs to the Filipino and European-American descent.
Jo Koy's Early Education and Career
He finished his high school in Tacoma, Washington as his parents always moved from one place to another. He attended Spanaway Lake High School originally and then moved to Foss High School in Tacoma.
Later he joined the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, but dropped out to pursue her career in stand-up comedy.
His stage name originally comes from his nickname which is given by his family.
Jo Koy's Career
Jo Koy started her professional career in 1994 at a coomedy club in Las Vegas. Later he moved from open mic night to a regular spot on the show Catch a Rising Star at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.
He made his first television appearance through the BET's ComicView and he been on two seasons of the show.
On July 23, 2012, he started a podcast along with the comedian and Tv host Michael Yo, which was remarked as successful.
Today, he tours across the nations and can be heard as a weekly guest on the podcast, The Adam Carolla Show. On March 28, 2017, his third comedy special, Jo Koy: Live from Seattle was aired on Netflix.
Jo Koy's Personal Life
Jo has a habit of keeping things secret and confidential. He was a married man but as of now, he is single. He divorced his wife due to their personal issue.
The couple shared an adorable son but his name is still a mystery. Though the today couple isn't together for the sake of their son, they stay in a healthy relationship.
Once there was a rumor, she was in a dating Tia Carrere, an American actress but later it ended at just rumors and not concrete statements.
Even though some rumors have proclaimed him gay too but he stated this news as the fake one.
Often he posted a picture with a lady named Amy Bray on his Instagram, which clearly shows their romantic relationship. However, officially he didn't speak about her.
Jo Koy's Net worth
The talented 45-year-old comedian has achieved a lot through his amazing career. He succeeded to earn an impressive net worth of 1.5 million dollars.