Jo Koy's Love to His Son: Is He Divorced? Girlfriend Rumors?
Quick Fact Check
- Date of Birth 1971-06-02
- Age 47 Years 10 Month(s)
- Nationality Filipino-American
- Birth Place Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
- Profession Comedian
- Birth Name Joseph Glenn Herbert
- Zodiac Sign Gemini
- Religion Christianity
- Ethnicity/Race Filipino, European-American
- Parents Josie Harrison
- Brother/s Robert Herbert
- Sister/s Gemma Herbert, Rowena Cook
- Son/s Joseph
- Relationship Status Single
- Divorce/Split Yes(Once)
- Engaged Date 2017
- Fiancee Amy Bray
- Gay No
- Net Worth $1.5 million
- Career 1989–present
- High School Spanaway Lake High School , Henry Foss High School
- College The University of Nevada
- Height/ How Tall? 6 feet 4 inches
- Weight 60 kg
- Feet (Shoe) Size 9 Size
- Hair Bald
- Eye Color Black
- Twitter https://twitter.com/Jokoy?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
- Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jokoy/?hl=en
- Official Site http://jokoy.com/
- Rumors Tia Carrere
The Filipino-American stand-up comedian Jo Koy got the fame from the show The Adam Carolla Show with his semi-regular appearances.
The once-married comedian cherishes his life with his son more than his professional life. He usually flaunts his fatherhood on the social media claiming his son changed his life.
And he has strange things happening in his life. Let's try sorting out his personal and professional matters related to his wife, love for his son and much more.
Divorced With Ex-wife; Son Changed Life
Jo has a habit of keeping things secret and confidential. He was married once to Angie King. But the marriage couldn't last as he divorced his wife while keeping the reasons for the split under the wraps.
Talking about his former wife, she is an art creator and curator by profession. Her focus is on religious sacramentals, saints and prayers inspired art, the knowledge for her artwork comes from her Catholic Filipino upbringing. On 24th January she even hosted her pop-up shop to promote her art.
Well, it can be assumed why the former pair were attracted initially. Jo and Angie's creative careers and similar Filipino ethnicity could have brought them together. However, the marriage couldn’t last, but one good thing came out of the disastrous marriage: their son Joseph Herbert Jr.
Joy with his son, 2009 (Photo: blogspot.com)
We can see that his son means the world to him and everyone knows what children mean to their parents. Bless the two of you. He has committed his ex-wife to stay in a healthy relationship for the sake of their son. He even pays a high amount of child support to his ex-wife.
Jo never entertains questions about his ex-wife, not even her name, during his stage performances. "Mother of my son," "ex-wife" and "former girlfriend" are the terms that he prefers to use when it comes to referring her. He hasn't even revealed her name. Even on Valentine's Day (2009), he said:
"I am so thankful for the mother of my son. She’s given me the most important person in my life – my son. I thank her for taking good care of him while I’m away and on the road, being a good mom to him and friend to me."
Parents have immense love and affection for their child and yes! Jo Koy is no exception. He loves and gets inspired by his offspring and has immense gratitude for his kid.
Jo Koy tweets on son (Photo: Jo Koy's Twitter)
He reckons his son as the funniest guy he knows. He wants to keep his personal and dating life as silent as possible for the sake of his son.
Well, his little son, Joseph is already in his teens. On his 15th birthday, Jo could not stop himself from gushing about the proudest moment. He quoted that he is happy the way his son has bloomed into the responsible teenage boy.
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With the adorable long caption, he Instagrammed the sweetest picture of his son in April 2018 with the best wish he could give him.
Jo Koy wishes 15th birthday to son, Joseph (Photo: Jo Koy's Instagram)
Moreover, no reports on the cause of separation between him and his ex-wife have been found.
Girlfriend and Rumors
Jo Koy, @jokoy, has been reportedly witnessed numerous times with other girls, but the exact source that will verify such reports doesn't exist. Though it may not be a genuine rumor, it is believed that he was once dating Tia Carrere, @TiaCarrere, an American actress of movies and TV shows, according to bijog.com. But they are just rumors and not concrete statements. His dating life after his divorce has also been a mystery.
Even though some rumors have proclaimed him a gay, however, a majority of the people have voted him to be a straight man, not gay or homosexual.
Also, if you follow him over on Instagram, you shall be able to see him with a lady named Amy Bray who as per his posts has a lot of meaning to his life and this, one can guess that he might be in some sort of a romantic connection with him. the pictures below posted on his Instagram account shall help shed more light on this.
No matter what the connection between them is, they do love adorable together.
Here in this post, he wishes a very happy birthday to the love of his life, Bray, which is a clear giveaway that he might be in a romantic bonding with her.
Jo Koy wishes birthday to his girlfriend (Photo: Jo Koy's Instagram)
Speculations about their romantic connection turned out to be true when news broke that the couple got engaged in 2017. But, the pair aren’t married just yet, and Jo hasn’t posted about his fiancee’ in a while. Is there trouble in paradise? Only Jo and Amy can tell.
Jo is a satirical comedian who frequently tours the college circuit and performs in clubs across the country. He was also known for appearing on the sketch comedy show, Chelsea Lately, as a regular panelist.
It can be said that he is very hard working in his works and makes no compromises when it comes to his professional life and thus, this talented and determined comedian is said to have a staggering net worth of $1.5 million.
Jo Koy has a mixed ethnicity with texture from his Filipino mother and European-American father. Jo left the school to give a full-time focus on comedy.
Born on 2 June 1971 in Tacoma, Washington, Joe is currently a Los Angeles resident. His career as a stand-up comedian begun in 1994 at Las Vegas coffee house. He is also involved with The Lupus Foundation, which aims to serve the community and bring awareness.
The most embarrassing point of his comedy career was when he got bashed by the gay community for his gay jokes in 2011.