Joey Diaz
Joey Diaz

Joey Diaz is a popular stand-up comedian, actor, and a podcast host who has had roles in TV series and also films. They do include TV series and films. Some of them include ‘The Longest Yard,’ ‘Taxi’ and ‘My Name is Earl.’ He has been hosting podcasts known as ‘The Church of What’s Happening Now Since 2012’. Also, he is the Joe Rogan Experience’s regular guest.

Quick Biography

Joey Diaz was born in Havana, Cuba but he spent his childhood in North Bergen in New Jersey, He was only three years old when his father passed on.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Jose Antonio Diaz
Age: 58 years old
Birth Date: February 19, 1963
Birth Place: Havana Cuba
Nationality: American


Religion: Christian
Parents: Denora Valdez
Spouse: Terrie Diaz (m. 2009)
Children: Mercy Diaz
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 176 kg
Profession: comedian, actor, and podcast host
Net Worth in 2021: $800 thousand

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Joey Diaz was born on February 19, 1963, and he is 58 years old. He has a height of 1.78 M  and a weight of 176 kg.

Education, School/College University

He schooled at McKinley School, and later on, he went on to join North Bergen High School. He went on and graduated from North Bergen in the year 1982. During this time, his mother was running a bar and a successful numbers game operation.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Joey Diaz is the son of Denora Valdez. He was only fifteen years old when he came back home to find his mother dead. She was lying on the floor, and this made Joey an orphan. He had to join the foster care system.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Diaz got divorced in the year 1991 from his first spouse. This was what made him lose connection with his daughter.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 25 November 2009
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Terrie Diaz
Kids: Mercy Diaz

Professional Life and Career

Diaz noticed his talent for comedy while in prison. He got a job as a doorman at the Wit’s End. This is when he joined classes in Rocky Mountain Post. His first performance was at the comedy work, Denver, in the year 1991 on June 18th. Also, he had an opening spot for Troy Baxley in Boulder, Colorado, the next year. He took part in Beck’s amateur comedy competition. While starting, he had not won any. He was able to win a contest. He also did compete in another competition, and he was ranked position 6 out of 40.

In the year 1995, he went on to migrate from Colorado to Los Angeles, looking for greener pastures. It is here where he started working as a supporting comedian. Also, he got a chance to meet Joe Rogan, who was a longtime friend. He was able to make his debut in TV and film appearances. Diaz had a role in Taxi, Law, and Order as well as Spider-man 2. After this, he landed a role in ‘The Longest Yard.’ He has gone on to feature in multiple movies and TV shows. Also, he is the host of podcasts that is known as ‘The Church of What’s Happening Now.’

Awards & Nominations

He has not yet won any awards. However, he has displayed hard work to be where he is today. He stopped abusing cocaine after 30 years of use, which is quite a big achievement.

Joey Diaz Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021

Joey Diaz Net Worth
Joey Diaz Net Worth

As of October 2021, The net worth of Joey Diaz is estimated to be over $800 thousand. He has various sources of income that do include stand-up comedy. Television series appearances, performances, and being featured in the films, he has been able to make earning from various roles in different television series and movies. He has also been able to serve as an assistant for very many comedians. In addition, he has had a chance to perform at both national and local venues. These are the earning which have boosted his current wealth. He is a host of podcasts.

Rumours and Controversy/Scandal

Currently, there are no rumors with regard to his profession as well as his personal life. He got to be sent to prison in the year 1988 for stealing from a very small show. In addition, he got arrested for kidnapping as well as aggravated robbery. Later on, he went on and spent six months stay in prison.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 66,065 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 496 thousand followers. On Instagram account, he has around 859.7 thousand followers while on YouTube, he has around 456 thousand subscribers.

Joey Diaz began his career as a stand-up comedian. Before this, he had done numerous jobs that included being a doorman. Later on, he began to appear in films as well as on television. He has suffered several tragedies, including the loss of the mother and also being imprisoned. His major breakthrough was when he appeared in ‘The Longest Yard.’


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