Joe Torry Biography
Born ‘Joseph Pierre Torry’, Joe Torry is an actor, writer, and comedian from America. He appeared on Def Comedy Jam. In addition, he has featured in many films and Tv shows including Family Reunion in 2021 and Sprung in 1997.
Joe Torry Age|Birthday
Torry was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States on 28th September 1965. Therefore, he is 56 years old as of 2021 and celebrates his birthday on 28th September every year.
Joe Torry Height
Torry’s height is 5 feet 7 inches. (Approximately 1.7 meters).
Joe Torry Family
Torry has a brother who is also a comedian and an actor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri as Joseph Pierre Torry. However, details about his parents are not publicly out. Therefore, we shall update once this information is out.
Joe Torry Wife|Children
Torry and his wife, Chrystal Benson, have been married since 2001.
The two have two children namely; Kameron and Joseph Torry II.
Joe Torry Education
Torry graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and broadcast journalism from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. In addition, he was a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity while in college.
Joe Torry Career
Torry’s acting career started at 23 years. Additionally, he has featured in multiple films over the years including; House Party and Strictly Business. Moreover, he has made guest appearances on television shows such as NCIS, NYPD Blue, ER, The Byron Allen Show, The Conan O’Brien Show, Jon Stewart, and Girlfriends.
Additionally, his appearance on Def Comedy Jam brought him to the limelight. On the show, he was one of my favorite comedy acts. However, he got his breakthrough when he was given the job of hosting Def Comedy Jam in 1992. Therefore, they made him get major roles in films like LockDown, Hair Show, Motives 1 & 2, and Mansfield 12.
Moreover, he starred in Sprung, Tales from the Hood, and Poetic Justice. In addition, he made appearances on shows such as Amen and Roc. Aside from acting, he has also appeared in various commercials for big corporations such as Anheuser Busch, Nike, and Pepsi.
In addition, he founded the Giving Back the Love Foundation in 1996, which helps the community programs and the youth in his hometown St. Louis. Moreover, he started his own production company called MO Films in 2003.
Joe Torry TV Shows and Movies
1999 – NYPD Blue
2001 – On The Beat
2003 – Navy NCIS
2004 – Girlfriends, The Making of Movies, BET Comedy Awards, My Coolest Years
2005 – All Shades of Fine, Richard Pryor, Turn Up The Heat with G. Garvin
2010 – My Parents, My Sister & Me
2013 – Zane’s The Jump Off
2014 – The King Assassin Show
2021 – Family Reunion
1994 – House Party 3, Exit to Eden
1995 – Tales from the Hood
1996 – Fled
1997 – Sprung, Back in Business
2000 – Lock Down
2001 – Commitments, The Flamingo Rising
2003 – The Great Commission
2004 – Hair Show, Motives
2005 – Getting Played, Halloween House Party
2007 – Motives 2: Retribution, Redrum
2008 – Caught on Tape
2009 – Why Am I Doing This?
Joe Torry Net Worth
Torry’s net worth is $1 million.