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Joseph Glenn Herbert, stage name Jo Koy, is a popular American stand-up comedian who shows are one of the most awaited shows. He was born on 2 June 1971 in Tacoma, Washington. His father was an American while his mother was a Filipina. During his childhood, he lived in Spanaway, Tacoma and then finally moved to Las Vegas. He studied at the Spanaway Lake High School and Foss High School.
“It’s so crazy: my mom and dad divorced when I was 11, and my fondest memories are in the Philippines and being raised by my mom. It’s such a big part of my life.”- Jo Koy
Jo went to the University of Nevada in Las Vegas but soon left in between to start his career as a stand-up comedian. It was his mother who discovered his talents of acting and comedy. Upon his mother’s motivation he enrolled in a comic drama club in 1994. Later on, he started performing on the show Catch a Rising Star. He made his TV debut through BET’s Comic View.
He also performed in the Just for Laughs comedy festival and also appeared in a couple of TV commercials. Jo’s TV shows include Chelsea Lately, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central Presents: Jo Koy, Try TV Presents World’s Dumbest…, and many others.
Jo Koy Net Worth
Jo Koy net worth today is estimated to be around $5 million. he is one of the best comedians whose shows very popular. His shows are always watched and praised. Moreover, he has also records of selling many consecutive shows.
Jo Koy Personal Details
|Real Name||Joseph Glenn Herbert|
|Date of Birth||2 June 1971|
|Place of Birth||Tacoma, Washington, US|
|Profession / Occupation||Stand-up comedian|
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Jo Koy Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Angie King|
|Father Name||Msgt. John C. Herbert|
|Mother Name||Josie Harrison|
|Siblings||Robert Hebert, Rowena Hebert, Gemma Herbert|
Jo’s interest for comedy made him work tirelessly to achieve his goals. Today, he stands with a net worth of $ million and a lot of love, honor and dignity that he receives from hi fans.
“There’s nothing more fun than seeing the things that you dreamed about when you were a kid come true. I’m headlining an iconic theater in New York City during the New York Comedy Festival. When you’re starting off as a comedian, you don’t think that’s ever going to happen.”- Jo Koy
Interesting Facts about Jo Koy
- In 2018, Jo was accolated the Stand-up Comedian of the Year Award at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival that took place in Montreal.
- He has also started his own show on Netflix by the name of Jo Koy: Live from Seattle.
- For his performance in the show The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, he was honored with a standing ovation.
- He also owns a charity foundation The Jo Koy Foundation. He also conducted charity comedy-show which he named Hilarity for Charity where he, along with some other comedians, performed.