Filipino-American stand-up comedian Jo Koy is a gifted comedian who excels at making people laugh hard without even trying. The comedian worked on numerous television shows so far and fans couldn't get enough of him. Currently, he is busy entertaining his fan across the nation through his tour Break The Mold.
The comedian is continuously on tour for some time now, how much he is earning? How much is Koy's net worth?
Jo Koy's Net Worth: Earnings & Salary
Jo Koy is undoubtedly one of the wealthiest comedians. His work on multiple television shows and podcasts pay him an attractive amount of money. According to the Celebrity Networth, he has an estimated net worth of 5 million.
The stand-up comedian performed on numerous tours across the nation. To watch his show, fans got to pay $100 per ticket on average. The price varies depending on the seat and the venue.
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Currently, he is on the tour Break The Mold. As of August 2018, he will be performing in California and for the month of September, he will be in Florida, South Carolina, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and many other places. Here's an Instagram video from the comedian's soldout program,
He also has his own clothing line, where he sells Jo Koy clothing items including t-shirts and caps. From his website, he promotes all his works.
Stand-Up Comedian Jo Koy's Career And His Tour
Jo Koy began performing in his school's programs after his mother's immense support. He eventually moved to Los Angeles to begin his professional career. Thanks to his mother, he is now a world-famous stand-up comedian and is touring across the country.
After moving to Los Angeles, in 1994 he began his professional stand-up career. He started working at a club and soon became a regular part of the show Catch a Rising Star at the Bally's Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.
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Inspired by the positive response at the Bally's, the comedian went on doing his own show at Huntridge Theatre. Then after Koy was discovered by a talent coordinator and he starred in his first stand-up television show ComicView. The comedian became a part of the show for two seasons.
Following his television debut, he appeared in the stand-up specials Jamie Foxx Presents Laffapalooza!, I Love the 70s, World's Dumbest, and others. Koy also performed on the USO tour, Montreal Comedy Festival Just for Laughs, and Carlos Monica's Punisher Tour.
Koy notably appeared on the show The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Chelsea Lately, Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and many others. He released his Netflix Original comedy special Jo Koy: Live From Seattle in March 2017.
Popular for his numerous shows, the comedian is busy touring across the country performing at different clubs and theatres. Along with the tour, he is a regular weekly guest on the podcast The Adam Carolla Show. He also hosts PodcastOne's show The Koy Pond. Soon, he will release another Netflix special.
Jo Koy: Quick Facts
- He was born on 2 June 1971 in Tacoma, Washington.
- His birth name is Joseph Glenn Herbert.
- His zodiac sign is Gemini.
- He stands at 5 feet 9 inches (1.8 m).
- He attended Spanaway Lake High School. Later he joined Henry Foss High School, Tacoma, Washington.
- He briefly attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
- Koy was married to singer Angie King and the former pair are parents to Joseph Herbert Jr., who was born on April 21, 2003.