Joe Wong

Joe Wong

Brea Improv

Wed Feb 28
08:00PM

Milwaukee Improv (Main Room)

Wed May 15
08:00PM
Special Event

Chicago Improv

Thu May 16
07:00PM
Special Event

Joe Wong's Bio

Joe Wong is a stand-up comedian who tours around the world in both English and Chinese. He made appearances on Letterman, Colbert, and Ellen shows, as well as headlined the 66th Radio and TV Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington D.C. where he roasted the then vice president Joe Biden. Joe hosted his own Television talk show in China Is This True? for 10 years. In 2018, he was featured in the book First Generation: 36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great. This year, he is slated to perform at the NetFlix Is A Joke Fest. Joe Wong also published a number of books and e-books of his own.

Movies

To be released: Twin Blades, an action comedy.

February 2018: Detective Chinatown 2, a movie grossed $500 million in China.

February 2016: The Ghouls, a movie grossed $300 million in China

September 2009: The Invention of Lying directed by Ricky Gervais

Television

2013 - 2023: host of a top rated weekly TV talk show “Is it True?” in China. Taped in front of a live audience, the show reached as many as 25 million viewers per episode.

December 2019: performed on Late Night with Stephen Colbert

August 2018: performed sketches on BTV.

2012: presenter on China’s Got Talent.

2009-2012: performed on The Late Show with David Letterman 4 times.

March 2010: headlined the 66th Radio and TV Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington D.C. where he roasted then vice president Joe Biden.

2009 - 2010: appeared on Ellen twice.

Live Performances

2024: Slated to perform at the NetFlix Is A Joke Fest.

2023: Performed sold out English shows during his This Asian Hates Asian Hate tour in NYC, DC, San Jose, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Boston, etc.

2023: Toured China, the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand with his Chinese stand up show You Geng.

2021- 2022: Performed over 100 Chinese stand up shows in China.

Other media:

2023: Host of podcast Stand-up Without Borders

2023: Host of ChatAAPI with Joe Wong on YouTube

2023: Host of Longevity Living Room on Chinese internet.

August 2020: self published an e-book Not This Shit Again! A Comedian’s Guide To Tackling Anti-Asian Racism

2017: Judged a standup comedy competition on IQIYI (The Chinese Netflix)

2016: recorded the podcast WTF with Marc Maron

2015: interviewed by The New York Times

2011: published an autobiography The Tao of Humor in China, which became a best seller that year.