Comedian, actor, writer Joey Vega was born in New York City and in addition to comedy,
has used his acting skills in feature films and television.
Joey has written stand-up material for Chris Rock, and was a staff writer for George Lopez’ Late night talk show, “Lopez Tonight.”
Performing stand-up is Joey’s first love and he has been touring the world and opening for his long time friend Marc Anthony since 1999. He has also toured with Jennifer Lopez and Chris Rock.
As an actor he has appeared along side Tom Hanks, Sally Field, Ed Norton, John Tuturro, Matt Damon, and many others. Some of his TV credits include HBO’s documentary “Good Hair” as well as writing for such movies as “I Think I Love My Wife”, Death At A Funeral”, “Grown Ups” “,Grown Ups 2”, “What To Expect When You’re Expecting”, and he consulted on the movie “Top Five.” Joey Vega was also the first Latino to host his own nationally syndicated variety show, “The Latin Connection”
Whether it’s making people laugh doing his stand-up, performing on television, or acting on the silver screen, you’ll be glad Joey Vega is on the job…AND LOVING IT!