Jo Koy is a comedian, blogger, actor, producer, and businessman from Los Angeles, USA. Born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, USA, in 1971.
Jo Koy got into acting by appearing at school and working in front of family and friends and then going to coffee shops, comedy clubs, and theatres.
He’s on tour right now, and half his concerts are sold out. In 2005 he performed at the ‘Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ where he got a standing ovation. His career has since begun and his shows are well regarded and mostly sell out.
About the family of Jo Kyo:
Jo Koy’s mother Josie Harrison was in the army, and his father John C. Herbert left while he was 10 years old. So his mother adopted him and his three other brothers.
Jo has three siblings named Rowena Hebert, Gemma Herbert, and Robert Hebert. He also has a stepfather named Sgt. Fred Harrison, with whom he shares a good relationship.
He was engaged to Angie King, with whom he had one son, Joseph Herbert Jr. Since Jo and Angie had split, he made a decent deal with his ex-wife, but now they’re happy and good friends. His ex-wife Angie is half white Filipino, too. While Jo is not engaged, now she’s dating actress Tia Carrere.
The career of Jo Kyo:
Jo Koy is a comedian, journalist, actress, artist, and businessman. He began his comedian journey by playing in front of his family and friends. Then, after high school, he began working at a coffee shop and relocated to Los Angeles.
His career as a Comedian:
As a comic, he is popular and appears frequently in comedy clubs, most of which are bust touring the country. His performances have mostly been sold out.
He says that his son is an encouragement to his jokes that make his son a lot of fun in his act. He also credits his mother with acting and comedy abilities inspired him to take part in educational talent shows and to stage impromptu shows for his family members and friends.
He has two TV series launched on Netflix with names, Jo Koy: Live from Seattle, launched in 2017, and Jo Koy: Comin’ in Heavy, launched in 2019.
His career as a Writer:
Jo Kyo has written for seven TV series which include.
- BET’s ComicView in the year 2015
- Comedy Central Presents in the year 2008
- Jo Koy: Don’t Make Him Angry in the year 2009
- Just For Laughs Gala Series in the year 2010
- Jo Koy: Live from Seattle in the year 2017
- Jo Koy: Comin’ In Hot in the year 2019
- This Functional Family will be launched in the year 2020.
His career as a Producer:
He has produced 3 shows.
- Jo Koy: “Don’t Make Him Angry” in the year 2009
- Jo Koy: “Lights Out” in the year 2012
- This “Functional Family” which will be launch in 2020.
Jo Kyo as an entrepreneur:
He opened a restaurant called ‘Yojié Japanese Fondue’ in Vegas with his collaborator Anton Guerrero, who works regularly in the business.
Jo Koy’s shows are often sold out and the average price is $100 per person. For his series, he makes a profit of around $1 million a year. His restaurant company in Vegas is prosperous and well done with positive ratings that add up to around $200,000 per year. In 2017 and 2019, Netflix signed Jo for two TV series, contributing a total of $4 million to its net worth.
With all the calculations, Jo Koy’s net worth is calculated to be about $6 million.