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Jo Koy Net Worth, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family, & More

Jo Koy Net Worth, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family, & More
Image: @Jokoy / Instagram

Joseph Glenn Herbert Sr., known by his stage name Jo Koy is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He came into the limelight after he participated in E!’s late-night show Chelsea Lately.


Jo Koy was born on June 2, 1971 (age 52 years; as of 2023) in Tacoma, Washington, United States. In his growing years, his family moved from Spanaway, Washington to Tacoma, Washington and Las Vegas, respectively. Consequently, he attended Spanaway Lake High School and Foss High School, in Tacoma. After graduating from high school, Koy enrolled at the University of Nevada, Los Angeles; however, he dropped out to pursue a comedy career.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″ (180cm)

Hair Colour: Bald

Eye Colour: Hazel Green


He belongs to a Christian family in the United States.

Parents & Siblings

Jo Koy’s father, John C. Herbert was in the United States Air Force stationed in the Philippines. Jo Koy’s mother, Josie Harrison, is the reason behind his comedic and acting talents. Meanwhile, he has three siblings, two sisters named Gebba Herbert and Rowena Cook and a brother, Robert Herbert.

Wife & Children

Jo Koy has a son, Joseph Herbert Jr, who was born from a previous marriage with Angie King. In addition to it, Koy and his son reside in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, California. 


In September 2021, Jo Koy and Chelsea Handler announced their relationship in an Instagram post. Nevertheless, in less than a year, the couple announced their separation through an Instagram post on Chelsea’s Instagram handle.

Religious Views

He follows Christianity.

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In 1994, following dropping out from his university, he began his stand-up comedy career at a comedy club in Las Vegas. Soon after, he moved from open mic night to a regular night spot on the show Catch a Rising Star at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.

A talent coordinator from Los Angeles spotted Koy for his first television appearance, Comic View.

Subsequently, he has made his appearance in shows like Jamie Foxx Presents: Laffapalooza, Showtime at the Apollo, I Love the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, Tru TV’s World’s Dumbest and New Millennium episodes, Amp’d Mobile phone commercials and received a second invite to the Montreal comedy festival Just For Laughs, the series for which he was awarded Canada’s prestigious Gemini Award.


In 2013, Jo Koy made his television debut with the American sitcom Family Tools, wherein he played Berrick. Subsequently, in 2020, he featured in the American sitcom Mr. Iglesias in which he played Bob. Meanwhile, in recent years, he has worked in the TV shows, Reindeer in Here and Awkwafina is Nora from Queens.

Jo Koy Net Worth, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family, & More
Image: @Jokoy / Instagram


In the year 2018, a highly talented actor made his debut in the film industry with a movie titled Virginia, where he brilliantly portrayed the character of Chester Blind. In the same year, he also worked in another film called Wake, where he played the role of Peter Lewis, showcasing his versatile acting skills. 

The following year, in 2019, he was cast in the movie Anastasia: Once Upon a Time, where he played the character of the famous Russian revolutionary, Vladimir Lenin, earning critical acclaim for his outstanding performance. 

Fast forward to the year 2023, and the actor has worked on three highly anticipated projects. He will be seen in Haunted Mansion, a horror-comedy movie, where he is expected to deliver a spine-chilling performance. He is also a part of The Monkey King, a fantasy-adventure movie, which is all set to take the audience on a thrilling ride. And lastly, he will be seen in The Leo, a drama movie, where he is expected to showcase his acting prowess yet again. Fans are eagerly waiting to see him shine on the big screen once again.

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Car Collection

Jo Koy has a fascination with cars and has talked about his enviable collection in several interviews. Along with a fancy garage, his car collection includes,

  • Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon
  • Mercedes-Benz 550
  • Porsche Panamera
  • Porsche 911
  • Tesla (Roadster)
  • Tesla (X)

Real Estates

Besides cars, Jo Koy likes investing in real estate. In 2013, Jo Koy bought a mansion near studio city for $1.2 million. Along with it, Jo owns several luxury properties across the country. In addition to it, he is all set to open his stand-up spot in Las Vegas.

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Jo Koy Net Worth

As of 2023, Jo Koy has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Besides, several factors contribute to his towering net worth.

NameJo Koy
Net Worth$20 Million
ProfessionAmerican Solo Comedian
Salary$0.7 Million +
Yearly Income$1 Million +
Monthly Income$80,000 +
Annual Expenses$1,20,000 +
Last Updated2023


  • In 2017, Jo Koy made a record by selling over 23 thousand tickets. Additionally, he was also one of the few comedians to perform 11 sold-out comedy shows at Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall.
  • In a media interaction, he revealed that Tom Cruise is his biggest influence and man crush.
  • In 2019, his comedy album, Live from Seattle, peaked at number one on the Billboard Charts.
  • He shares a close bond with actor and comedian, Jon Lovitz.

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