Who Is Jo Koy? Know Jo Koy Wife, Net Worth, Kids, Twitter, Instagram
by Janani Durga Perumal | Updated Sep 23, 2022
Who Is Jo Koy?
Jo Koy is a stand-up comic from America. Joseph Glenn Herbert is the real name of Jo Koy. He has been a frequent panellist on Chelsea Lately. Chelsea Lately is the late-night show in E!'. Jo Koy has since had a number of Comedy Central and Netflix specials. Jo began a podcast along with the comedian Michael Yo on 23rd July 2012, called The Michael Yo and Jo Koy Show. He has also appeared in nearly 100 episodes of Chelsea Lately. In that show, he took part as a season-regular roundtable guest.
Jo Koy Age
Jo Koy was born on 2nd June 1971 in Tacoma, Washington, US. He is 51 years old. He was born to a white American father. Jo's father was in the United States Air Force. His father was stationed in the Philippines, at the time of the marriage. His mother is a Filipina citizen. His family moved to various locations. He completed his high school in Tacoma. He studied at the Spanaway Lake High School and then he moved to Foss High School in Tacoma. They migrated to Las Vegas to be near his ailing grandmother. Jo Koy enrolled in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas but dropped out to perform stand-up comedy.
Jo Koy Wife
Jo Koy's ex wife is Angie King. He has a son with Angie King. In July 2022, the pair announced their breakup on the Instagram account of Chelsea Handler, which occurred in June. She is a Filipino-American artist and singer mainly known by her stage name “Nura Luca”. She started dating Jo in the early days of his career and married him.
The pair supported each other through the highs and lows of their lives. They welcomed their son, Joseph J. Herbert Jr., in 2003. But their marriage failed to work, and they parted ways in 2013.
Jo Koy Kids
As per Wikipedia, Jo Koy has one son named Joseph Herbert Jr., who was born on 21st April 2003, from a previous affair with Angie King. Jo Koy and his son live in the San Fernando Valley part of Los Angeles, California. Jo Koy credits his Filipina mother for his acting and comedic acting talents. Jo Koy has went on to perform in TV stand-up programs like Jamie Foxx Presents: Laffapalooza!. More details about Jo Koy’s son are not known.
Jo Koy Net Worth
Jo Koy has a networth of $5 Million. Jo always tells stories about his mother in his comedy shows. She encouraged him to take part in the school talent shows. She motivated him to hold impromptu performances for his family and friends. This led to the performances at a Las Vegas coffee house and inspired a move to Los Angeles. Jo started his stand-up career in 1994 at a comedy club in Las Vegas. Soon Jo went from an open mic night to a spot on the show Catch a Rising Star at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.
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Who Is Jo Koy - FAQs
Jo Koy, is a stand-up comic from America.
Jo Koy is 51 years old.
Jo Koy is not married.
Jo Koy holds the American Nationality.
Jo Koy has a networth of $5 Million.
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