Jo Koy
Jo Koy

Jo Koy’s Intro

Jo Koy is a comedianwriter, actor, producer and entrepreneur from Los Angeles, United States. He was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, the USA in 1971.

Jo Koy got into comedy by performing in school acts and performing in front of family and friends and later went to perform in coffee shops, comedy clubs, and theaters.

He is currently on tour and his all shows are sold out.

In 2005 he performed on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno‘ where he received a standing ovation. Since then his career has picked off and his shows are highly rated and always sold out.

Known AsJo Koy, Joseph Glenn Herbert
Date of Birth2-Jun-71
Age40 Years Old
Birth PlaceTacoma, Washington, USA
FatherMsgt. John C. Herbert
StepfatherSgt. Fred Harrison
MotherJosie Harrison
BrotherRobert Hebert
SistersRowena Hebert, Gemma Herbert
Ex-WifeAngie King
GirlfriendTia Carrere
SonJoseph Herbert Jr.
AddressLos Angeles, United States
EducationSpanaway Lake High School, Foss High School in Tacoma, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
OccupationComedian, Writer, Actor, Producer
Net WorthEstimated $6 million

Jo Koy’s Family

Jo Koy’s mother Josie Harrison was in the military and his biological father John C. Herbert left when he was 10 years old. So he and his three other siblings were raised by his mother.

Jo has two sisters named Rowena HebertGemma Herbert and one brother named Robert Hebert.

He has a stepfather named Sgt. Fred Harrison with whom he shares a bonding.

He was married to Angie King with whom he has one son Joseph Herbert Jr.

After Jo and Angie got divorce he made a good settlement with his ex-wife and now they are happy and good friends. His ex-wife Angie is also half white and half Filipino.

Although Jo is not married he is dating actress Tia Carrere now.

Jo Koy’s Career

Jo Koy is a comedian, writer, actor, producer, and entrepreneur. he started his comedian journey by performing in front of his family and friends. Later after high school, he started performing at a coffee shop and moved to Los Angeles.

As a Comedian

As a comedian, he is successful and regularly performs at comedy clubs and is mostly bust touring the nation. His shows are always sold out.

He says his son is an inspiration for his jokes he makes a lot of fun of his son in his act. He also credits his mother for acting and comedy talent, she encouraged him to participate in school talent shows and to hold impromptu performances for his family and friends.

He has two TV series published on Netflix with titles, Jo Koy: Live from Seattle which was released in 2017 and Jo Koy: Comin’ In Hot which was released in 2019.

As a Writer:

Jo has written for seven TV series which includes.

  • BET’s ComicView in 2015
  • Comedy Central Presents in 2008
  • Jo Koy: Don’t Make Him Angry in 2009
  • Just For Laughs Gala Series in 2010
  • Jo Koy: Live from Seattle in 2017
  • Jo Koy: Comin’ In Hot in 2019
  • This Functional Family which will be released in 2020.

As a Producer

As a producer, he has produced 3 shows.

  • Jo Koy: Don’t Make Him Angry in 2009
  • Jo Koy: Lights Out in 2012
  • This Functional Family which will be released in 2020.

As an Entrepreneur

He owns a restaurant named ‘YojiĆ© Japanese Fondue‘ in Vegas with his partner Anton Guerrero who looks after the regular working of the business.

Jo Koy’s Estimated Net Worth

Jo Koy’s shows are always sold out and the ticket price averages at $100 per person. With his shows, he makes around $1 million a year in profit.

His restaurant business in Vegas is profitable and doing well with great reviews which bring him additional approx $200,000 each year.

Jo Koy
Jo Koy

Netflix signed Jo in 2017 and then in 2019 for two TV series which in total added $4 million to his net worth.

With all the calculation Jo Koy’s net worth is estimated to be approx $6 million.


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