Jo koy net worth: How rich is the American -Filipino comedian in 2022?

Jo koy net worth
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Jo Koy Net Worth in 2022

The American-Filipino stand-up comedian Jo Koy has a $6 m3illion dollar net worth. Jo is one of the most well-liked touring comedians right now and has a number of successful comedy specials to her credit.

Jo started his college career at the University of Nevada–Las Vegas. He made the decision to leave the school, though, in order to devote all of his time to a comedy career.

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Career

Jo Koy started doing stand-up comedy in the mid-1990s in Las Vegas, and his popularity increased when he started appearing regularly in the MGM Grand production of “Catch a Rising Star.” This gave him the idea to relocate to Los Angeles.

Jo rented the Huntridge Theater and went door to door to sell tickets to his own comedy shows after performing at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Then he received an invitation to appear on “Comic View” on BET. From there, he went on to perform in numerous high-profile tours and shows and win a number of comedy awards.

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He has appeared on “Comic View” for two seasons. In later years, the comedian appeared in other TV stand-up specials, such as “Jamie Foxx Presents: Laffapalooza!” Jo has won the Showtime at the Apollo and made appearances on various “I Love the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s'” episodes on VH1.

He appeared on more than 100 episodes of “Chelsea Lately” as a season regular roundtable guest and was a frequent guest commentator. Only a select few comedians, including Koy, were given a standing ovation after appearing on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Koy has appeared on “The Adam Carolla Show” frequently.

On PodcastOne, he runs his own podcast called “The Koy Pond.” He also made an appearance on the Tru TV shows “New Millenium” and “World’s Dumbest.” Koy was given a second invitation to the “Just for Laughs” comedy festival in Montreal, where he won the esteemed Canadian Gemini Award.

Koy has also performed stand-up in front of audiences crammed into stadiums and arenas with 10,000 seats on Carlos Mencia’s Punisher Tour. On July 23, 2012, Jo and comedian and TV host Michael Yo launched “The Michael Yo and Jo Koy Show,” a podcast. The comedian still performs stand-up comedy throughout the US and appears as a guest every week on “The Adam Carolla Show” podcast.

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“Don’t Make Him Angry” and “Lights Out,” two highly regarded and popular comedy specials that Koy has produced for Comedy Central. A Netflix Original, “Jo Koy: Life from Seattle,” his third comedy special, was made available to all countries on March 28, 2017. “Joy Koy: Comin’ In Hot,” a new Netflix special from Koy, was released in June 2019.

Koy performed two live performances in February 2019 at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, Colorado, for the final night of the renowned Aspen Laugh Festival. “Jo Koy: In His Elements,” another comedy special from Koy and Netflix, was released on June 12, 2020. DJs, the B-Boys, and other Filipino American comedians were featured on the special.

Background

Joseph Glenn Herbert, also known as Jo Koy, was born on June 2, 1971, in Tacoma, Washington. Koy’s Filipino mother, a manager for a Filipino rock band, wed his American father while he was serving in the United States Air Force in the Philippines. When Jo was 13 years old, the couple divorced, and his mother then raised all of her children by herself.

Soon after he graduated from high school in Tacoma, Washington, the family relocated to Tacoma and then to Los Vegas. To be closer to Jo’s ailing grandmother, the family relocated to Los Vegas. Jo’s stage name is derived from a moniker that his family used to refer to him as a child. Jo frequently tells stories about his mother during his comedy shows and attributes his acting and comedic abilities to her. His mother encouraged him to perform in talent shows at school and to put on impromptu performances for his loved ones and friends.

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Jo Koy net worth and primary summary

Celebrated Name:Jo Koy
Real Name/Full Name:Joseph Glenn Herbert
Gender:Male
Jo Koy Age:49 years old
Birth Date:2 June 1971
Birth Place:Tacoma, Washington, US
Nationality:Filipino-American
Height:1.93 m
Weight:60 kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name):Undisclosed
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):Yes (Joseph)
Is Jo KoyGay?:No
Profession:Stand-up comedian
Joy Koy Net Worth:$6 million

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