Jo Koy Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Jo Koy Net Worth 2020 – Jo Koy is a professional stand up comedian who has toured and headlined shows all over America, with performances in notable theatres and clubs in the course of his career. He started his career in Las Vegas.
His frequent appearance as a panelist on E!’s Late Night show, Chelsea Lately as well as the Adam Carolla Show, has endeared him to the hearts of many further increasing his fan base and reach throughout the country and beyond.
Jo Koy was born on June 2, 1971, in Tacoma, Washington, US. Jo Koy is of Filipino and American nationality and his ethnicity are Filipino, European-American descent.
His birth name is Joseph Glenn Herbert. Jo Koy’s European-American Father was in the Air Force when he married Jo Koy’s Filipino mother.
Jo Koy’s Filipino-American family moved from Spanaway, Washington to Tacoma, Washington and then to Las Vegas soon after he finished high school in Tacoma, Washington.
Jo Koy is a very private celebrity when it comes to his relationships, and very little is known about this side of him.
During interviews or when asked about his wife, he never says her name but chooses to use terms like “The mother of my child,” or “My ex-wife” in referring to the woman who gave birth to his child.
Jo Koy attended Spanaway Lake High School originally and then moved to Foss High School in Tacoma. He moved to Las Vegas to be near his ailing grandmother. Jo Koy enrolled in “ The University of Nevada”, Las Vegas, but dropped out to do stand-up comedy.
Jo Koy’s stage name comes from a nickname his family gave him growing up.
Jo Koy started his exceptional career in 1994, at a comic drama club in Las Vegas. Before long he moved from open mic night to a customary spot on the show catch a Rising Star at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.
In the wake of performing at the MGM Grand Las Vegas, Jo Koy leased the Huntridge Theater and went way to way to offer tickets to his drama appears.
An ability facilitator from Los Angeles spotted Jo Koy and landed him his first TV appearance on BET’s Comic View. Jo Koy has been on periods of Comic View.
Jo Koy has gone on to star in other TV stand-up specials like Jamie Foxx Presents: Laffapalooza!.
Jo Koy has won the Showtime at the Apollo, performed in front of troops in the USO Tour, can be seen on various VH1 I Love the 7o’s, the 80’s,90’s,
Tru TV’s World Dumbest and New Millennium episodes, Amp’d Mobile phone commercials, and received a second invite to the Montreal comedy festival Just for Laughs, the series which he was awarded Canada’s prestigious Gemini Award.
Jo Koy is also a regular guest at Chelsea Handler’s roundtable discussion on E!’s Chelsea Lately. Jo Koy has also appeared n Carlos Mencia’s Punisher Tour performing stand-up comedy in front of fans filling 10,000-seat arenas across the country.
In 2005, Jo Koy performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He became one of a select few comics to receive a standing ovation on the show.
He started a podcast together with comedian and TV host Michael Yo on July 23, 2012, called The Michael Yo and Jo Koy Show.
Jo Koy has also appeared on over 100 episodes of Chelsea Lately as a weekly guest on the podcast, The Adam Carolla Show. He joined the PodcastOne family and hosts the weekly podcast, The Koy Pond.
Jo Koy has had two highly-rated and successful comedy specials on Comedy Central: Don’t Make Him Angry and Lights Out. His third comedy special, Jo Koy: Love from Seattle is a Netflix Original was released on March 28, 2017, worldwide.
Jo Koy has also been into some Charity work, On August 4, 2009, The Jo Koy Foundation hosted its first huge philanthropic event in “Hillary For Charity” a stand-up comedy show featuring Jo Koy, along with special surprise comedic guest.
The show took place at The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, located in the heart of Citywalk, Universality, CA. Proceeds from the ticket sales were donated to the Children’s Hospital of Orange County.
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