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Meet Jo Koy: American stand-up comic set to take Dubai's Coca Cola Arena by storm on January 20

Meet Jo Koy: American stand-up comic set to take Dubai's Coca Cola Arena by storm on January 20
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Joseph Glenn Herbert
Joseph Glenn Herbert (born June 2, 1971), known professionally as "Jo Koy", is an American stand-up comic and Netflix star. Image Credit: File
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'Relatable' comedy
'Relatable' comedy: Stand-up comedian Jo Koy has seen his steady climb to sell-out arena shows. Image Credit: File
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Comedian Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings performing at a Las Vegas coffee house. He has been doing sold-out appearances in North America. Image Credit: File
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Jo Koy is considered as one of today’s premiere stand-up comedians. He sells out theaters and arenas around the world, and has been breaking ticket sale records with his infectious and explosive energy on-stage. Image Credit:
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Jo Koy pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his mother and his son, with material that has universal appeal. Image Credit: Netflix
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In 2018, Jo Koy was given the prestigious “Stand-Up Comedian Of The Year” award at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. Image Credit:
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In 2019, Jo Koy reached #1 on the Billboard Charts for his stand-up comedy album, "Live From Seattle". It was also announced that truTV ordered 10 episodes for his animated series, "This Functional Family" which will premiere in 2020. Image Credit: Photo by Mandee Johnson Photogra
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From his beginnings in a Las Vegas coffee house (at the behest of his mother) more than two decades years ago to now selling out arenas, Jo Koy has taken the steady path to where he is today. Image Credit: Jo Koy: Comin' in Hot
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US comedian and Netflix star Jo Koy
Jokoy in Dubai: US comedian and Netflix star Jo Koy is set to bring his "Just Kidding world" tour to Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena on Monday January 20, 2020. Dubai has emerged as a go-to tour stop for the world';s biggest names in stand-up comedy. Image Credit: File