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Jo Koy

Riddhi Published On Mon May 11 2020   Modified On Mon May 11 2020
Jo Koy

Facts of Jo Koy

Full NameJo Koy
First NameJo
Last NameKoy
Birth NameJoseph Glenn Herbert
ProfessionStand-up comedian
Birth CityWashington
Birth CountryUSA
Father NameJack Herbert
Father ProfessionUS Air Force
Mother NameJosie Harrison
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseAngie King
No Of Children1
EducationUniversity of Nevada
Height179 cm
Networth$1.5 M
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Date of BirthJune 2,1971
Age49 years


    Body and Relation Status of Jo Koy

    What is Jo Koy marital status ?Divorced
    How many children does Jo Koy have ?1
    Who is Jo Koy married with?Angie King
    What is the height of Jo Koy?179 cm
    What is the weight of Jo Koy?kg

    Filipino-American stand-up comedian, Jo Koy, started his career from small coffee shops in Las Vegas, and as of now, he is one of the prominent figures in the comedy line. He was the 2018 Stand up Comedian of the Year. His Live from Seattle (2019) peaked at #1 in the Billboard Charts. 

    In 2017, he broke the record of the most tickets sold by a single artist at The Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall, selling over 23 thousand tickets.


    Jo Koy was born on June 2, 1971, in Tacoma, Washington, the USA. His full name is Joseph Glenn Herbert. He is the son of Jack Herbert of the US Air Force and Josie Harrison. Jo's parents separated when he was only 13 years old.

    Following the separation of his parents, he moved to Las Vegas along with his mother and joined Lake High School. Later on, he enrolled at the University of Nevada but dropped out to achieve his career in the comedy sector.

    Is He In A Relationship After Divorce? 

    The 48 years old Jo Koy is allegedly single as there is no single information on his relationship status. But previously, he was married.

    He has shared the wedding vows with Filipino-American singer, Angie King. Together, they welcomed son Joseph Herbert Jr. (born on April 21, 2003). However, their relationship didn't last forever, and hence, they divorced.

    Jo Koy with his ex-wife, Angie King
    Jo Koy with his ex-wife, Angie King

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    Even after their separation, they have remained friends to co-parent their son.

    What Is Jo Koy's Net Worth As Of 2020?

    Jo Koy, who has been working as a professional comedian since 1989, has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. His primary source of income is from his three decades of the comedy career journey.

    The Stand-up comedian gets paid around $100-$200 for a single 45-minute stand-up comedy on average in the USA, so he also might have received his salary in the same range.

    Earnings From YouTube

    Apart from this, he also makes good earning from his YouTube channel, which he created on January 5, 2006. As of now, he has more than 715K subscribers and 66 million views. He makes around $5.6K - $89.9K per year as per the data of Social Blade.

    Career In Brief

    The 48 years old comedian started his career while he was at the college level. In the beginning, he used to do comedy in a coffee shop. Later on, he decided to achieve his career in it and dropped out of University.

    Koy has a estimated net worth of $1.5 million
    Jo Koy has a estimated net worth of $1.5 million

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    His career got a breakthrough after his performance in Catch a Rising Star at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Then, he also made door-to-door ticket sales after he rented out the Huntridge Theater

    He has appeared in numerous TV shows such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (in 2005), Chelsea Lately, TruTV Presents: World's Dumbest..., Comedy Central Presents: Jo Koy, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and Jimmy Kimmel Live!

    The 5 feet 11 inches tall comedian became the first artist to break the record of the most ticket sales in 2017 at The Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu. He had 23 thousand ticket sales in 11 shows. 

    He also achieved success at The Warfield in San Francisco and Club Regent Event Center in Winnipeg.