Jo Koy

Jo Koy Net Worth, Bio, Wife 2017

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Jo Koy is a stand-up comedian whose net worth is $15. million after divorce. Check out her ex-wife name, girlfriend to education info in 2017. The famous standup comedian and television celebrity, Jo Koy’s full name is Joseph Glenn Herbert. Born on July 2, 1971, in Tacoma, Washington, he enjoys as hybrid descent as his father is a European-American and his other is a Filipino. He started working since 1994 and his net worth in 2017 has reached about $1.5 million.

NameJo Koy
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Source of IncomeComedian
Annual Salary$136,000
Monthly Income$11,000
Weekly Income$2,700
Birth DateJune 2, 1971
Height1.93 m
Weight85 Kg

Getting educated in Tacoma, he got enrolled in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to complete his education but quit midway to pursue his stand-up comedy career, starting with a Las Vegas comedy club. Soon he moved to the role of an open-mic in the show, ‘Catch a Rising Star’ at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Soon he procured a job in the BET’s Comic View which he continued till the mid-nineties. By the end of nineties, he got a break in the television and soon began appearing in several television special shows like “Jamie Foxx Presents: Laffapalooza!”, ‘Just For Laughs’ etc. However, his most famed performance came on the show “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” that was aired in 2005. For that show, he is amongst the elite few comedians who had received a standing ovation for their spectacular performance. His latest is his regular appearance on the “E!’s Chelsea Lately” show as a guest commentator.

Jo also showcased his philanthropic side. In 2009, he established “The Joy Koy Foundation” apart from a philanthropic event, “Hilarity For Charity”. The funds raised from the event were donated for charity purposes to Children’s Hospital of Orange County. Regarding his personal life, his older brother, Robert is a patient of schizophrenia. Even his stage name is the nickname epithet endowed on him by his family. He is believed to have been divorced from his wife in 2013 and claims to pay her high-maintenance for a better upbringing of his son. However, he has never revealed her name to the media till date. He is extremely particular of keeping his personal life private and is currently believed to be dating a girl, again kept anonymous. Drawing inspiration from his family and his personal life, he looks a man grounded despite fame and looks forward to future successes.

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