Joe Torry Biography and Wikipedia
Joe Torry is an American actor, writer, and comedian. He is better known for his appearances on Def Comedy Jam. Torry has featured in a number of films and Tv shows including Sprung in 1997 and Family Reunion in 2021.
Joe Torry Age
Joe was born on September 28, 1965, in St. Louis, Missouri. He is 55 years old as of 2020. Joe turns 56 years old in Sept 2021.
Joe Torry Height
Torry stands at an estimated 5 feet 8 inches (Approx 1.78m) with moderate weight.
Joe Torry Family
Torry was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He was named Joseph Pierre Torry at birth. He was born to his parents whose information he has not yet disclosed. Torry has a brother named Guy Torry who is also an actor and comedian.
Joe Torry wife
Torry is a happily married man. He is married to his wife Chrystal Benson. The two tied the knot in 2001 and have been together for close to 2 decades. Torry and his wife Chrystal Benson have two children Kameron Torry and Joseph Torry II.
Joe Torry Education
After graduating from high school, Torry enrolled at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. He graduated with a bachelor of arts in mass communication and broadcast journalism. Joe was a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity in college.
Joe Torry Career
Torry was only 23 years old when he started his acting career. He has featured in multiple films including Strictly Business and House Party. Joe made guest appearances on television shows such as NCIS, The Conan O’Brien Show, ER, NYPD Blue, Girlfriends, The Bryon Allen Show.
Joe was one of the favorite comedy acts on Def Comedy Jam. In 1992, he was given the chance to host the show which was his career breakthrough. This led to him getting major roles in movies such as Motives 1 & 2, Lock Down, Hair Show, Mansfield 12.
He has starred in films like Poetic Justice, Sprung, and Tales from the Hood. In addition to his career, Joe has appeared in various commercials for big corporations such as Pepsi, Anheuser Busch, and Nike.
Torry founded Giving Back the Love Foundation in 1996. The foundation focuses on helping the youth and community programs in his hometown St. Louis. He started his own production company called MO Films in 2003.
Joe Torry Movies
- Why Am I Doing This?
- Caught on Tape
- Motives 2: Retribution
- Getting Played
- Halloween House Party
- Hair Show
- The Flamingo Rising
- Back in Business
- Tales from the Hood
- Exit to Eden
- House Party 3
Joe Torry TV Shows
- Family Reunion
- The King Assassin Show
- Zane’s The Jump Off
- My Parents, My Sister & Me
- Turn Up the Heat with G. Garvin
- Richard Pryor: The Funniest Man Dead or Alive
- All Shades of Fine: 25 Hottest Women of the Past 25 Years
- My Coolest Years
- BET Comedy Awards
- The Making of Motives
- Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service
- On the Beat
- NYPD Blue
Joe Torry Net Worth
Torry has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He has earned all his wealth from his long acting career.