Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings at a Las Vegas coffee house.
As one of today’s vastly growing stand-up comedians, Koy sells-out comedy clubs &
theaters across the nation with his infectious, explosive energy onstage. The comedian
pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his son, that inspires humor across all
Koy, who was raised in Tacoma, WA, credits his mother for his comedic and acting
talents. She encouraged him to participate in school talent shows and to hold
impromptu performances for his family and friends. This loving support led to
performances at a Las Vegas coffee house, and inspired a move to Los Angeles.
In 2005, Koy had the “opportunity of a lifetime,” when he performed on The Tonight
Show with Jay Leno. He became one of a select few comics to receive a standing
ovation on the show.
Since then, Koy has had two highly-rated and successful comedy specials on Comedy
Central, Don’t Make Him Angry and Lights Out. In 2017, Koy released his 3rd comedy
special, Jo Koy: Live from Seattle as a Netflix Original.
Today, the comedian tours across the nation, and can be heard as a weekly guest on
the popular podcast, The Adam Carolla Show. Koy recently joined the Podcast One
family and host’s the weekly podcast, The Koy Pond. For more info on the podcast and
tour dates, please visit: Jokoy.com.
Koy has also appeared on over 100 episodes of Chelsea Lately as a season regular
roundtable guest. Other appearances include: VH1, World’s Funniest Fails, The Joy
Behar Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Last Call with Carson Daly and Jamie Foxx: