What is Jo Koy Net Worth?
Jo Koy Net Worth is US$ 5 Million as of 2022.
|Net Worth||US$ 5 Mn|
|Born:||June 2, 1971|
|Birth Name||Joseph Glenn Herbert|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth||Comedian|
|Spouse||Angie King 2013|
|Famous For||“Don’t Make Him Angry” (2009), “Lights Out” (2012), “Live From Seattle” (2017), “Comin’ In Hot” (2019), “In His Elements” (2020)|
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Joseph Glenn Herbert, Sr. is known professionally as Jo Koy and is an American stand-up comedian. He was a frequent panelist on channel E! for “Chelsea Lately.” Since then, he has had many Comedy Central specials and Netflix specials. Jo Koy’s net worth is 5 Mn US$.
Jo Koy, also known as Joseph Glenn Herbert, was born in Tacoma on June 2, 1971. His American father was stationed at the Philippines in the US Air Force when he married Koy’s Filipino mother. She worked as a manager for a Filipino band. Jo was 13 when his parents got divorced. His mother then raised her children all on her own. After Jo graduated from high school in Tacoma, the family moved to Las Vegas. To be close to Jo’s grandmother, the family moved to Los Vegas. Jo got his stage name from a nickname his family gave him as a child. His mother encouraged him to participate in school talent shows, and to host impromptu shows to entertain his family and friends. Jo often tells stories about his mother during comedy shows and credits her for acting and comedic talent.
In the mid-90s, he began to perform stand-up comedy in Las Vegas. He started to get noticed when he was a regular performer on the MGM Grand’s “Catch a Rising Star.” He was inspired to move to Los Angeles by this experience. Jo then performed at the MGM Grand Las Vegas and rented the Huntridge Theatre. He went door-to-door selling tickets for his comedy shows. Later, he was invited to appear on “Comic View” by BET. He went on to win numerous comedy awards and perform on various high-profile tours. He also appeared on “Comic View” for two seasons. Jo was awarded the Showtime at the Apollo Awards and appeared on several episodes of VH1’s “I Love the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s” shows.
He was a frequent guest commentator on TV Channel named “Chelsea Lately,” appearing on more than 100 episodes as a regular roundtable guest. After performing on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” Koy received a standing ovation. Koy is a regular guest on “The Adam Carolla show.” His podcast, “The Koy Pond,” is hosted by him on Podcast One. He has also appeared on Tru TV’s “World’s Dumbest” and “New Millennium.” Koy was invited to Montreal’s comedy festival “Just for Laughs,” where he won the prestigious Canadian Gemini Award. Koy also performed stand-up in front of 10,000 fans at stadiums and arenas across the country on Carlos Mencia’s Punisher Tour. Jo and comedian Michael Yo started a podcast called “The Michael Yo & Jo Koy Show” on July 23, 2012. He still performs in the US and is available as a guest on “The Adam Carolla Podcast.”
2013 – Present
Koy has been a comedian for Comedy Central in two comedy specials that were highly rated and enjoyed by audiences: “Don’t Make Him Angry” and “Lights Out.” His third comedy special, “Jo Koy” (Life from Seattle), is a Netflix Original. It was released worldwide on March 28, 2017. Koy also released a Netflix special in June 2019 titled “Joy Koy – Comin’ In HOT.” Koy and Netflix released a comedy special titled “Jo Koy” on June 12, 2020. The special featured Filipino comedians DJs, and B-Boys. Koy performed two shows at the Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, Colorado, for the Aspen Laugh Festival closing night.
Here are some of the best highlights of Jo Koy’s career:
- Don’t Make Him Angry (2009)
- Lights Out (2012)
- Live from Seattle (2017)
- Comin’ In Hot (2019)
- In His Elements (2020)
Jo Koy is not only a comedian but also an entrepreneur. He has his own website on which his fans can purchase various merchandise.
Favorite Quotes from Jo Koy
“Everyone is where they are at because they worked hard for it. Don’t ever hate on someone’s hustle. Just figure out how you can get there.”– Jo Koy
“Comedy is just an unspoken language. Everybody understands it. Funny is funny. When it’s not funny, they’ll let you know.”– Jo Koy
“Just keep following your damn dreams, it just costs a lot of damn money. I’m broke, but I have a dream.”– Jo Koy
“I get the worst compliments all the time. ‘Oh, you’re Asian? I love orange chicken.”– Jo Koy
Essential Life Lessons from Jo Koy
We now know everything about Jo Koy and his net worth. Let’s look at some of his lessons.
1. Follow Your Dreams.
2. Be Yourself
3. Enjoy Your Own Company
Frequently Asked Questions
Jo Koy’s net worth was estimated at $5 million as of 2022.
Jo Koy broke a record of most sold tickets by one artist for his show. The ticket count was 23,000.
Burning Questions with Jo Koy is the most recent show released by IMDb Originals. The show was aired on August 5 2020
Jo Koy is an American stand-up comedian and is best known for his outstanding performance. Koy has been a comedian for Comedy Central in two comedy specials that were highly rated and enjoyed by audiences: “Don’t Make Him Angry” and “Lights Out.” He is appeared in almost 140 episodes for Chelsea Lately as a seasoned guest. Koy set a record in 2017 for selling the most tickets by one artist with 23,000 tickets. 11 sold out shows were held at The Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall, Honolulu. Jo Koy’s net worth was estimated at $5 million as of 2022.
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