Angie King was your average American citizen until her ex-husband’s fame made her the center of attention. Yes, her husband is none other than Jo Koy, one of the most followed comedians out there.
Since his appearance on the Jay Leno shows back in 2005, Jay has become one of the most famous comedians. Talking about their marriage, Angie and Jo were married for some time before divorcing. From their relationship, they became the parent of one child.
In this article, find out all the interesting details on the former flames’ relationship. Furthermore, we’re going to find out some interesting details about Joy Koy’s former wife’s life.
Angie King Biography Summary
- Full Name: Angie King
- Nickname: Nura Luca
- Gender: Male
- Date of Birth: May 28th, 1979
- Toriah Lachell’s Age: 19-Years-Old
- Ethnicity: Filipino-English
- Nationality: American
- Horoscope: Gemini
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Religion: Christianity
- Marital Status: Divorced
- Toriah Lachell Parents: David King (Father) and Tessie King (Mother)
- Toriah Lachell Siblings: 1 Biological David King Jr., 3 Half-Siblings (Cindi King Tuning, Danielle Bush, Michael King)
- Height: 5ft 4inches/163 cm
- Net Worth: $1.2 Million
Angie King Was Born And Raised In the Philippines: Her Parents and Early Life
She was born on May 28th, 1979, to an American father, David A King, and a Filipino mother, Tessie King. While her father comes from English ancestry, her mother is an Ilocano from the Philippines.
Her dad, a World War II vet and had moved to the Asian country after his retirement. It was during his time at the country that he met and fell in love with Tessie. They soon welcomed their daughter Angie and moved to the US.
King’s mom and dad raised her and her sibling in the state of California as Catholic. However, before settling in California, she once lived in Saudi Arabia.
Besides, from her early childhood, Angie’s mother instilled Filipino heritage in her kids. This helped Angie in bonding with her Filipino heritage, something which she proudly flaunts.
Talking about her parents, her father David passed away in the year 2018. He and his wife Tessie were together for 40 years before his tragic demise. Her father served in the U.S. Navy right around the end of World War II.
She has one biological and three half-siblings
The King’s household was a pretty big household. In addition to Angie, Tessie and her late husband David welcomed one son, David King Jr. Both David and Angie are pretty close to each other. She shares a lot of pictures of her baby brother on her social media handle.
Her brother is a married guy and a father as well. He is married to his girlfriend of many years, Janea. Together the duo is a parent of one daughter named Natalie Rose King, who was born in February 2019.
When Natalie was born, Angie was over the moon. She shared a picture with her niece, expressing her happiness.
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In addition to her biological bro, Angie also has three half-siblings, two sisters, Cindi King Tuning, Danielle Bush, and one brother, Michael King. Not much is known about her half-siblings as she rarely shares any pictures of them on her Instagram account. Still, she is quite close with them.
What Does Jo Koy’s Ex-Wife Angie King Do For a Living? Her Career as a Singer
Angie is a singer and songwriter from the Philippines. Born in the Philippines, the former celebrity spouse made her move to the United States as a child with her parents. She later persuaded her career in music in the U.S. In fact, her late father who was a professional opera singer influenced his daughter.
She is now more popular by her stage name Nura Luca. The artist released her first single in 2019 which she also shared on her Instagram. She said of her song that it was”about love and self-awareness which has an empowering reminder to ourselves that sometimes the love that we give away can easily be taken for granted when we are blinded.”
Furthermore, in 2020, the Filipino American singer-songwriter came up with her album titled “Pipe Dreams.” The same year, she also released a single called “Mediatrix!”
Angie King became famous As Jo Koy’s Ex-Wife
Ever since Jo Koy got into the comedy scene, his family has been a subject of curiosity. And why wouldn’t it? After all, the majority of his jokes are centered around them, especially his childhood and mother.
Now talking about Angie and Jo’s relationship, there isn’t much known about it. That being said, Angie was dating Jo Koy when he was just starting out in the comedy scene. What we know so far is that they dated and married in February 2003.
The nuptials was an intimate affair with several of their friends and family in attendance. Around that time, Jo had already started making rounds in the comedy scene. Their relationship was really inspiring for many as she dated Jo Koy when he was a nobody. They got each other’s back throughout their ups and downs.
Nevertheless, their relationship didn’t last long and they divorced after a decade in 2013.
Jo Koy famously dated Chelsea Handler
Since their divorce, both of them are yet to tie the knot with anyone else. Meanwhile, Angie’s ex-hubby Jo, from 2021 to 2022, was in a relationship with Chelsea Handler. Their relationship was one of the most talked about affairs in the town for a while before they eventually decided to break up.
As of writing this, Jo Koy wasn’t officially in a relationship with anyone, however, in September 2022, two months after his breakup with Chelsea, he was spotted with a mystery lady.
Angie shares one son with her ex-hubby
From their relationship, the pair welcomed one child, a baby boy named Joseph J Herbert Jr. He was born on 21st April 2003, in California. He graduated sophomore in 2017 from the catholic school, St Mel School, Woodlands, California.
After the divorce between his parents, they decided to share joint custody of their son. Leading up to this point, the former flames have co-parented their boy in an excellent manner. In no way did they ever make him feel estranged and less loved, something which we generally see in a child between a divorced couple.
Moreover, Joseph has a terrific bond with both of his parents. We can say he is the glue that holds both of them together.
Angie and Jo Koy are on excellent terms with each other
They might’ve their differences when it comes to marriage but certainly have not made any difference in the level of respect they have for one another. Although they have been separated for more than several years, they are still totally in love with each other, not in that way of course!
Back in 2020 when the whole country was in a state of lockdown, Angie stayed with her husband. Both of them decided to take this step just so their son could spend time with both of them simultaneously.
During Koy’s appearance in the show, Windy City Live he even brought his ex-spouse for the interview which totally took the interviewers off guard. In the session, Jo openly said he loves his ex-wife and they have a mutual admiration for each other despite their difference.
We’re happy they share such a great relationship. It takes more than just respect to stay together like this.
Is Angie King dating or married to anyone?
As of now, Angie seems to be single, as there is no sign of her being in a relationship with anyone on her social media handle. Angie, who is quite open when it comes to her personal life, has not shared a single picture of anyone whom we can say is the guy she is dating.
Previously, Angie was dating a guy named Gino Perez. Her boyfriend is a Los Angeles-based artist and designer.
The best part about Angie and her now ex-bf’s relationship is that Gino and Angie’s ex, Jo were great friends. Gino even gifted the comedian a few of his art, which shows how mutually respectful they were for each other.
Angie and Gino aren’t just partners in love but in business as well. Together they owned a clothing line-up called Mexican UFO.
He was married to Angie King.
The pair decided to divorce in 2013.
Her stage name is Nura Luca.
Angie King’s Net Worth
The beautiful former celebrity spouse is a singer, which is the primary source of her income. If reports are to be believed, her net worth is currently estimated to be around $1.2 million.
On the other hand, her ex-spouse Jo has a total fortune of $5 million.