Jo Koy (born Joseph Glenn Herbert; June 2, 1971) is an American stand-up comic. He is currently touring the college circuit as a featured comedian and performs in clubs across the country. He is often a panelist on E!’s late night show Chelsea Lately.
Jo has gained a large following of fans lately from his semi-regular appearances on The Adam Carolla Show, where he does numerous impressions from P.F. Chang’s greeter to angry black cabbie. Announced on The Woody Show that he drives a Tesla named Poppycock.
Jo Koy has gone on to star 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 70’s, 80’s, 90’s”, “Tru TV’s World’s Dumbest” and “New Milleniuim” 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.
Jo Koy is also a regular guest at Chelsea Handler’s roundtable discussion on “E!’s Chelsea Lately”. But perhaps one of Jo Koy’s biggest claims to fame was his appearance on the “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in 2005 where he was one of a select few to ever receive a standing ovation on the show. Jo Koy has also appeared on Carlos Mencia’s “Punisher Tour” performing stand-up comedy in front of fans filling 10,000-seat arenas across the country.