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Jo Koy        

Stand-Up Comedian and Regular on "Chelsea Lately"

As one of today’s premiere stand-up comics Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings performing at a Las Vegas coffee house. The comedian, who pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his son, sells-out arenas and theaters across the world.

In 2017, Koy broke a record for the most tickets sold by a single artist at 23,000 tickets and 11 sold-out shows at The Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu. In response, the mayor’s office in Honolulu proclaimed November 24th as “Jo Koy Day.” The comedian continued his record breaking streak by being the only comedian to sell out 6 shows at The Warfield in San Francisco. He then broke the attendance record at Club Regent Event Centre in Winnipeg with 4 sold-out shows. In 2019, Koy sold-out 5 shows at the San Diego Civic Theatre, the most consecutive sold-out shows for a comedian. He recently became the only comedian to sell 17,000+ tickets, over 30 shows at the Brea Improv.

He was given the prestigious “Stand-Up Comedian Of The Year” award at the 2018 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. He has had four highly rated and successful comedy specials on Comedy Central and Netflix. His 2019 Netflix special, "​Comin’ In Hot" is currently streaming world-wide. Koy is on a mission to educate the masses on how to raise a millennial, the intricacies of Filipino traditions, and more!

In 2019, the comedian reached #1 on the Billboard Charts for his stand-up comedy album, "​Live From Seattle."​ H​e can also be heard on his weekly podcast, ​"The Koy Pond with Jo Koy" ​by Starburns Audio. Listeners can dive in each week as Koy welcomes friends and fellow comedians to share their hilarious insights on life.

Koy has appeared on over 140 episodes of "​Chelsea Lately" as a season regular roundtable guest. Other appearances include: "​The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "The Late Late Show with James Corden," "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Last Call with Carson Daly," "Lights Out with David Spade," "@Midnight with Chris Hardwick," and many more.

News


Jo Koy brings Filipino family-inspired jokes to the Bay Area - SFGate
When my mom saw Jo Koy at a mall in Las Vegas, it was almost like a bit from one of the comedian's stand-up routines. [...] you don't have to be Filipino to get ...
Comedian Jo Koy Joins The Don Geronimo Show « CBS Sacramento
Jo, who is performing at the San Jose Improv this weekend and next weekend, tells us he turns 42 on Sunday, and talks about raising his son, helping out Chris  ...

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