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HERBERT Joseph (Jo Koy)
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HERBERT Joseph (Jo Koy)

HERBERT
Joseph
(Jo
Koy)

American actor

Date of Birth: 2 June 1971

Age: 52 years old

Zodiac sign: Gemini

Profession: Actor

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Joseph Glenn Herbert, known professionally as Jo Koy, is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He was a frequent panelist on E!'s late night show Chelsea Lately. He has since had a total of six comedy specials released by Comedy Central and Netflix. In 2024, Koy hosted the 81st Golden Globe Awards to negative reviews.

Career

In 1994, Koy began his stand-up career at a comedy club in Las Vegas. Soon he moved from open mic night to a regular spot on the show Catch a Rising Star at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. After performing at the MGM Grand Las Vegas, he rented the Huntridge Theater and went door to door to sell tickets to his comedy shows. A talent coordinator from Los Angeles spotted Koy and landed him his first television appearance on BET's ComicView. He has appeared in two seasons of Comic View.

Koy has starred in other TV stand-up specials like Jamie Foxx Presents: Laffapalooza! Jo Koy has won the Showtime at the Apollo, performed in front of troops in the USO Tour, can be seen on various VH1 I Love the '70s, '80s, '90s, truTV'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. Koy was also a regular guest at Chelsea Handler's roundtable discussion on E!'s Chelsea Lately. He has also appeared on Carlos Mencia's Punisher Tour performing stand-up comedy. In 2005, He performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Koy started a podcast together with comedian and TV host Michael Yo on July 23, 2012, called The Michael Yo and Jo Koy Show. Koy has also appeared on over 100 episodes of Chelsea Lately as a season regular roundtable guest. Other appearances include The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, @midnight with Chris Hardwick, VH1, World's Funniest Fails, The Joy Behar Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Last Call with Carson Daly and Jamie Foxx: Laffapalooza. Today, the comedian tours across the US and can be heard as a weekly guest on the podcast, The Adam Carolla Show. He joined the PodcastOne family and hosts the weekly podcast, The Koy Pond. Koy has done two highly rated and successful comedy specials on Comedy Central: Don't Make Him Angry and Lights Out. His third comedy special, Jo Koy: Live from Seattle is a Netflix Original, and was released worldwide on March 28, 2017. Koy released another Netflix special titled Jo Koy: Comin' in Hot on June 12, 2019. On February 23, 2019, Koy performed two shows on stage at the Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, Colorado, for the closing night of Aspen Laugh Festival.

On June 12, 2020, Netflix released Jo Koy: In His Elements, a comedy special featuring Filipino American comedians, DJs, and B-boys. On July 28, 2022, Koy, alongside film producer Dan Lin appeared in the Rise for Comedy festival, where they raised a $75,000 donation to the nonprofit Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA).

On December 21, 2023, Koy was announced as host of the 81st Golden Globe Awards.

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