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Michael Yo

Michael Yo

American comedian
Michael Yo
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American comedian
Is Actor Television presenter
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 20 November 1974, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Age: 45 years
Star sign ScorpioScorpio
The details


Michael Yo is an American actor, stand-up comedian and television host who co-hosted The Insider on CBS, and currently hosts Yo Show on Yahoo! TV. Yo also appears regularly on the comedy panel of E!'s Chelsea Lately, as a guest host for The Talk on CBS, and as pop-culture commentator on HLN's Showbiz Tonight. Michael played football for the University of Arkansas, but his football career was cut short due to multiple concussions.


Yo previously worked as a correspondent for E! News, The Daily 10, and Extra. He coached Kourtney and Khloé Kardashian as radio DJs for their show Kourtney & Khloé Take Miami on E!.

He started a podcast together with comedian Jo Koy on July 23, 2012 called The Michael Yo and Jo Koy Show.

In November 2018, it was announced that his family comedy (inspired by his own life) was in development at Fox which he would star, co-write and produce.

On April 9, 2019, February 27, 2020, and May 12, 2020, Yo appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience.

Personal life

Yo says that being a biracial person who is half black and half Asian, he has "a uniquely relatable and American experience in life". Yo said "Comedy is not about one-liners and punchlines, it's about story telling and a real connection with the audience."

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 03 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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