Comedians

Jo Koy Net Worth

Jo Koy Net Worth is
$1.5 Million

Jo Koy Biography

Joseph Glenn Herbert was born on the 2nd June 1971, in Tacoma, Washington USA, of part-Filipino descent. As Jo Koy, he is a stand-up comedian, performing in clubs across the US, and is also a panelist on E!’s “Chelsea Lately” show, and often appears on “The Adam Carolla Show” as a semi-regular. The performances in the clubs and on television helped him increasing his net worth, since his career started in 1994.

Have you ever wondered how rich Jo Koy is, as of mid-2016? According to the authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Koy’s net worth is as high as $1.5 million. In addition to his acts as a stand-up comedian and the work on TV, Koy also has a couple of DVD releases that have further boosted his wealth.

Jo Koy Net Worth $1.5 Million

Jo Koy is the son of a European-American father who was in the US Air Force, and a Filipino mother. Koy went to Spanaway Lake High School before switched it for Foss High School in Tacoma. He studied at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, but quit to pursue his career as a stand-up comedian.
Las Vegas was his first step, where he started working at a comedy club in 1994. Koy was a regular on the open-mic at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, in the show called Catch a Rising Star. He was spotted by an agent while performing in Las Vegas, and was offered a job on BET’s Comic View, and Koy worked there for two seasons in the mid-90’s. During the late 90’s and the early 2000’s, Koy appeared in numerous TV specials such as “Jamie Foxx Presents: Laffapalooza!”, The Montreal comedy festival “Just For Laughs”, but his most notable appearance was in 2005 when he was on the “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”. In the later part of the 2000’s, Koy was a recognized face in the industry, and started earning a significant amount of money.

Koy established “The Joy Koy Foundation” in 2009, and hosted a philanthropic event named “Hilarity For Charity” that same year, for whichthe actor Jon Lovitz rented him The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club in Universal City, California. All the money from tickets went to The Children’s Hospital of Orange County. Koy is remembered working on the podcast of the renowned comedian and TV host Michael Yo in 2012; the name of the show was The Michael Yo and Jo Koy Show. He is still a regular guest commentator on the “E!’s Chelsea Lately” show.

Regarding his personal life, Koy took the nickname his family gave him when was a young boy. His older brother Robert is suffering from schizophrenia. Koy’s website is www.JoKoy.com. There is no public information available on any private relationships that Jo may have had, or his current marital status.

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Quick Facts

Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthJune 2, 1971
Place Of BirthTacoma, Washington, United States
Height6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)
ProfessionStand-up comic
EducationUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
NationalityUnited States of America
SiblingsRowena Cook, Robert Herbert, Gemma Herbert
NicknamesJoseph Glenn Herbert
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/jokoy
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/jokoy
MySpacehttp://www.myspace.com/jokoy
ImDBhttp://imdb.com/name/nm1839922
AwardsGemini Award for Best Individual Performance in a Comedy Program or Series
MoviesJo Koy: Don't Make Him Angry, Laffapalooza! #7
TV ShowsComicView, Showtime at the Apollo, Just For Laughs Gala Series


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1He is of Filipino-American decent.
2Has a son.
3Friend of Chelsea Handler.
4Comedian.


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Filmography

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jo Koy: Live from Seattle2017TV Movie
Just for Laughs2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jo Koy: Don't Make Him Angry2009TV Movie
Comedy Central Presents2008TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
BET's Comicview2005TV Series writer - 1 episode

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Family Tools2013TV SeriesBerrick
Kevin Nealon: Now Hear Me Out!2009TV MovieStage Manager

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jo Koy: Lights Out2012TV Movie executive producer
Jo Koy: Don't Make Him Angry2009TV Movie executive producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Today Live2017TV SeriesHimself
Jo Koy: Live from Seattle2017TV MovieHimself
Idiotest2017TV SeriesHimself (guest player)
Howie Mandel All-Star Comedy Gala2017TV SpecialHimself
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson2016TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
World's Funniest2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The Playboy Morning Show2012-2015TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2009-2014TV SeriesHimself - Round Table / Himself / Himself - The Asians
Comics Unleashed2011-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Gotham Comedy Live2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
AXS Live2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Comedy Gives Back2013TV MovieHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Hollywood Uncensored with Sam Rubin2012TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Comedian
Jo Koy: All Access2012TV MovieHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2006-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest Comic / Himself
Most Annoying People 20102010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Just for Laughs2010TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
Curb: The Discussion2010TV SeriesHimself
Live at Gotham2009TV SeriesHimself - Host
The International Sexy Ladies Show2009TV SeriesHimself
David Alan Grier: Comedy You Can Believe In2009TV Special documentaryHimself
Jo Koy: Don't Make Him Angry2009TV MovieHimself
World's Dumbest2008TV SeriesHimself
I Love the New Millennium2008TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Supreme Court of Comedy2008TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Central Presents2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006TV SeriesHimself
I Love the '70s: Volume 22006TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
I Love Toys2006TV Series documentaryHimself
I Love the Holidays2005TV Special documentaryHimself
50 Cutest Child Stars: All Grown Up2005TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Jokoy)
BET's Comicview2005TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
I Love the 80's 3-D2005TV Series documentaryHimself
I Love the '90s: Part Deux2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Party @ the Palms2005TV SeriesHimself
Inside Joke2004TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chelsea Lately2013TV SeriesHimself
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