• Joe Jo is a prominent comedian and YouTube personality.
• He was born in California, USA and is of Japanese ancestry.
• He started his YouTube channel JustKiddingFilms with Barton Kwan, and they now have 1.6 million followers.
• His net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.
• Joe is engaged to film producer and author Jessica Caldwell.


Who is Joe Jo?

YouTube is just another medium through which numerous people showcase their talents; Joe Jo is one of those people, and has introduced the world to his comedy skills though YouTube. He teamed up with Bart Kwan to start the YouTube channel JustKiddingFilms, on which they now have around 1.6 million followers.

So, do you want to find out more about Joe Jo, from his childhood years to most recent career endeavors, including his personal life as well? If yes, then stay with us for the length of the article, as we introduce you to this prominent comedian and YouTube personality.

Joe Jo Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Born Joseph Masato Jitsukawa on the 13th April 1985, in California USA, he is of Japanese ancestry, since both of his parents migrated from Japan to the US, as they felt they would have more opportunities to present their classical music skills. In regards to his education, after he finished high school, Joe enrolled at California State University, Los Angeles, where he studied psychology, graduating with his bachelor’s degree in the field, but never pursued a career in psychology.

Career Beginnings and Rise to Stardom

Before he decided for a career on YouTube, Joe did several jobs; he would buy and sell items, so starting a small business with E-Bay, through which he would sell car parts. Nevertheless, all changed when he met Barton Kwan, a mixed martial artist, at the gym, and the two decided to make funny videos commenting of Asian-American community and culture, and it was on the 18th August that the two started JustKiddingFilms channel on YouTube.

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Gradually, their popularity began to improve, and with every new video the number of their subscribers increased. Some of their first videos included “Korean History Channel”, which now has more than 1.5 million views, then “Unco Chin and Unco Same Clubbing 101”, among numerous others that only helped them in their early career. As time passed Joe received more praise, and videos such as “Real Couples: Sex feat. Olivia Thai”, then “Shit Asian Moms Say”, and “Asian Accents”, made them stars. Encouraged by their early success, the two launched several other YouTube channels, including JustKiddingParty and JustKiddingGamer, which also contributed to Joe Jo’s wealth. In total, they have more than four million subscribers, and their videos have been viewed over 780 million times.

Joe Jo Net Worth

Since launching his career, Joe Jo has become a prominent comedian and YouTube star, which has only increased his wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Joe Jo’s net worth is, as of early 2019? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Joe Jo’s net worth is as high as $1 million, which is rather decent, don’t you think? Undoubtedly, his wealth will increase in the upcoming years, assuming that he successfully continues his career.

Joe Jo Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend

What do you know about Joe Jo’s personal life? Is he single, or taken, maybe even married. Well, let’s find out – Joe has been in a romantic relationship since 2015; his girlfriend is Jessica Caldwell, a film producer and author, who has joined him in his YouTube career as a producer of their short videos. Jessica studied business administration at Texas A&M University, and also obtained a master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Texas, San Antonio. The two are engaged as of 2016, but no future plans have been shared with the public.

Joe Jo Internet Popularity

YouTube made him famous, and Joe has since expanded his popularity to social media platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter, though you can also find him on Facebook. His official Instagram page has over 335,000 followers, with whom he has shared his goofs and stunts, among numerous other posts, all of which you can see if you just skip over to his official page. You can find him on Twitter as well, on which he has more than 90,000 fans, and in addition to videos, he has shared some of his personal opinions, ideas, and interests, such as his insights on politics, among other posts. Joe is also active on Facebook, on which he has just over 35,000 loyal fans, with whom he has shared pretty random stuff.

So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent comedian, YouTuber, and social media star, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to his official pages, and see what he is up to next, both personally and professionally.

General Info

Full NameJoe Jo
ProfessionActor, Singer-songwriter, Dancer, Keyboard Player


AwardsTeen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor: Comedy
Music GroupsJonas Brothers, DNCE
NominationsMTV Europe Music Award for Best World Stage Performance, Kids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor, Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Hottie, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music – Break-Up Song, ASTRA Awards for Favourite International Personality or Actor, Shorty Award for Photography
MoviesSharknado 3: Oh Hell No!
TV ShowsI Can Do That, Total Drama, The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep, Jonas, Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream

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Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!2015TV MoviePasserby
JustKiddingFilms2007-2014TV Mini-Series shortHang
Gun Fu2014ShortBilly Wong
The Comment Show2013TV SeriesGreenandblack5
Cholo Adventures2011TV SeriesUnco Chin


JustKiddingFilms2010TV Mini-Series short 1 episode


JustKiddingFilms2010TV Mini-Series short 1 episode


JustKiddingFilms2010TV Mini-Series short producer - 1 episode


Uploaded: The Asian American Movement2012Documentary
It Has Begun: Bananapocalypse2012ShortHimself
Bart and Joe from Just Kidding Films Interview with ChannelAPA.Com2011Video shortHimself
JustKiddingFilms2009TV Mini-Series shortHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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