Known for his unique and flippant style of humor, Joe Torry has appeared in numerous Television series and movies. He made his biggest breakthrough following his significant role in the box office hit movie House Party. His subsequent success includes ER, NYPD Blue, Girlfriends, NCIS, and much more. He also worked as a host for HBO TV series Def Comedy Jam. Joe is also part of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. He is undoubtedly one of the popular comedians in the world.
Early Life And Education Of Joe Torry
Joe Torry was born on September 28, 1965, in Louis, Missouri, United States. He is the son of Robert Torry and Rebecca Torry. He was raised in St. Louis, Missouri along with his brother, Guy Torry who is also an American actor and comedian.
Torry enrolled at the Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri and earned BA in ma s s communication/broadcast journalism. At that time, he pledged Omega Psi Phi fraternity. In 2001 and 2002, he received The President's Lifetime Achievement Award and an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Humane Letters respectively.
Joe Torry's Professional Career
At the age of 23, Joe Torry started his acting journey with his own style of humor in films like Strictly Business and House Party. He appeared as a guest on various television shows which include ER, NYPD Blue, Girlfriends, NCIS, The Conan O'Brien Show, as well as Jon Stewart.
Torry's big break came in 1992 when he joined HBO TV series Def Comedy Jam as a host. He also made an appearance in Motives 1 & 2, Lock Down, Hair Show, Mansfield 12, Sprung, Poetic Justice, and Tales from the Hood, Poetic Justice and among others.
Joe Torry's Net Worth
Joe Torry has an estimated net worth of around $1 million as of October 2018, according to celebrity net worth. He has collected such an impressive amount of sum from his various roles in both TV shows and movies.
In 1990, Torry was cast in the comedy movie House Party which was turned out to be the instant hit at the box office grossing more than $26,385,627 against its producing cost of $2.5 million. In the movie, he appeared alongside Kid 'n Play, Full Force, and Robin Harris.
Joe Torry's Personal Life
Joe Torry is a married man. She tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Crystal Torry in the year 2001. Reportedly, the two started dating in late 1999.
Joe and his wife Crystal welcomed their first child, a daughter named Nevaeh Autumn Torry on September 9, 1999. They have also a son Joseph Torry II. Torry has an older son Kameron Torry from his previous relationship.
The happy pair, as of 2018, reside in Los Angeles, California, along with their children.
He stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.73m).
by ab-sagar, 02 Oct, 2018