Jo Koy whose given name at name birth has been Joseph Glenn Herbert was born on the 2nd of June 1971 at Tacoma, Washington, United States. His stage name is originally a Filipino term given to him by his family, JoKoy which means joker. This American who is also of Pilipino heritage is a stand-up comic. To enjoy this comedy art you have to be there among the crowd where artist stand in front of you and perform for you. Life of Jo Koy started when his American father who a pilot in the American Air Force married his mother who is a Filipino. After that, his family moved to the United States where Joseph Glenn Herbert was born. He completed his high school from Spanaway Lake High School. As he was growing up Jo was constantly encouraged by his mother to participate in performances at school. It is one of the reasons why he praises his mother to be behind his acting and comedic talent. Later when he moved to watch over his ill grandmother, Jo Koy registered at University of Nevada, Las Vegas but, he dropped out to be a stand-up comic.
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Koy has also performed on live television such as The Tonight Show with Jo Koy, Comedy Central Presents,
and Chelsea Lately
which has surely been seen by many. You can also purchase his DVD called Don’t Make Him Angry
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and sit back in your seats to enjoy the show while Koy gives such a performance that you will laugh your head off! Jo Koy started his career in 1994 from being a small performer at clubs and coffee shops in Las Vegas
. Due to his unique talent, Koy gained a standard spot on a show called Catch a Rising Star
which was held at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. This success made him want to do something more and so after performing at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino at Las Vegas
; he rented a theatre called the Huntridge Theatre and actually went around the neighborhood to sell tickets for his very own comedy show. Because of his talent at making exciting jokes which can be enjoyed with families as well, he has been rated among the top 10 Comics to watch
by Daily Variety. In 2005 his first live performance on television was on The Tonight show with Jay Leno and received a standing ovation at the show. It has been counted as one of his most successful moments on stage. In 2006, Jo joined with Carlos Menica’s Punisher Tour
where he performed stand-up comedy in front ten thousand fans filling seat at the arenas across the country.
After that Jo has appeared as guest on many shows such as Last Call with Carson Daly, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Jamie Foxx Presents: Laffapalooza, BET’s Comic View. He also made an appearance in the episodes of VH1 I Love the seventies, eighties and nineties. Jo is now to a weekly expected guest at Chelsea Lately. Koy also received an invitation from the Montreal
comedy festival called "Just for Laughs", the second time. It was a series to which he was given Canada
’s prestigious Gemini Award. Koy keeps a permanent residence at Los Angeles
. Koy has also made a foundation on his name called the Jo Koy Foundation
, which hosted its first event. The event was hosted at The John Loveitz Comedy Club at Citywalk, University, CA. whatever funds created from this event were donated to The Children’s Hospital of Orange Country. Currently Jo Koy is touring the college circuit countrywide and performing at comedy clubs in the United States
as well as abroad. This is like one those times when you should not be watching a show performed by yet another talented comic. You may never get another chance to see the best stand-up comic perform live. Buy your Jo Koy Tickets
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