Koy is a stand-up comedian best known for his Comedy Central and Netflix specials. As of 2022, Jo Koy net worth is estimated to be around $4 million.
Early Life and Bio
|Full Name||Joseph Glenn Herbert Sr.|
|Birth Date / Age||June 2, 1971 / 50 Years Old|
|Birth Place||Tacoma, Washington, USA|
|Source of Wealth||Comedy|
|Relationship Status||Dating Chelsea Handler|
|Height||5 ft. 11 in. / 180 cm.|
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
Joseph Glenn Herbert was born in Tacoma, Washington in June 1971 to parents Jack and Josie. His father met and married Koy’s Filipina mother while serving in the United States Air Force stationed in the Philippines.
Meanwhile, Jo and his siblings were raised by their mother after their father abandoned the family. Rowena and Gemma are his sisters’ names, and Robert is his brother’s name.
In terms of education, Koy attended Spanaway Lake High School before graduating from Foss High School. The family then relocated to Las Vegas to be closer to his ailing grandmother.
Koy originally planned to attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas but dropped out to pursue stand-up comedy. Notably, his stage name is derived from a nickname given to him.
Jo Koy Net Worth and Career
Koy began his stand-up career in a Vegas comedy club in 1994. Koy was approached by a talent coordinator from Los Angeles while performing his regular spot on the show Catch a Rising Star at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.
Following that, he appeared in other TV stand-up specials such as Jamie Foxx Presents: Laffapalooza! and Showtime at the Apollo. He has appeared on EChelsea !’s Lately on several occasions.
Koy has released five full-length comedy specials in total. Between 2009 and 2020, he released two Comedy Central specials and three more for Netflix, with a fourth set for 2022.
Other shows on which Koy has appeared include The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Last Call with Carson Daly, and @Midnight with Chris Hardwick.
Nowadays, the comic is regularly touring across the United States, hosting a weekly podcast called The Koy Pond, and appearing on The Adam Carolla Show.
Jo Koy Tickets
Koy’s tour tickets are on sale and selling quickly. To purchase tickets, fans can visit Stubhub, Vivid Seats, Ticket Master, or Koy’s official website.
This year, the comic will be in Boston, Miami, Las Vegas, and Durham.
Jo Koy Wife and Personal Life
In September 2021, Koy began dating comedian Chelsea Handler, and the couple is still together. According to CNN, the couple had been dating for a while but didn’t make it official until then.
Joseph Herbert Jr., the comic’s son from a previous relationship with Angie King, was born in 2003. Koy and his son are said to live in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley.
Jo Koy Net Worth
Jo Koy net worth of $4 million has grown steadily since the mid-1990s. His comedy specials and accompanying tours/sets have earned him money. He has also hosted podcasts, appeared on television shows, and acted in a few films over the years.
Jo Koy FAQ
Jo Koy, how old are you?
Every year on June 2nd, the comic celebrates his birthday. Koy, who was born in 1971, will be 51 years old in the summer of 2022.
What is Jo Koy’s nationality?
Koy’s nationality is American because he was born there. His ethnicity is known to be Filipino-American through his mother.