Roy Wood Jr Biography
Roy Wood Jr. (Roy Norris Wood Jr.) is a well-known American comedian, humorist, DJ, producer, actor, writer, and podcaster who has worked for The Daily Show on Comedy Central as a correspondent since 2015. In 2021, Roy became a guest on the PBS series Finding Your Roots, where it was revealed that he was a distant cousin of John Lewis, the civil rights activist as well as Congressman.
Roy Wood Jr Age
Roy Wood Jr. was born on 11th December 1978, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, in the United States of America. He is 43 years old.
Roy Wood Jr Height
Roy is a man of standard stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches ( Approx1.78 m).
Roy Wood Jr Family
Roy was born to his caring and loving parents in Manhattan, New York City, New York, in the United States of America. He is a proud son of Joyce Dugan Wood worked as a college administrator and Roy Wood Sr., who served as a Birmingham, Alabama radio broadcasting and journalism pioneer.
Roy Wood Jr Education
Roy attained his high school diploma from Central Park Elementary and Center Street Middle School. Later, he joined and graduated from Ramsay High School in the year 1996. Moreover, in 2001, Roy graduated with a B.S. in broadcast journalism from Florida A&M University.
Roy Wood Jr Wife
Roy is blissfully hitched to his beloved wife called Salone Monet who is a shoe designer. In 2016, the pair welcomed their son called Henry. The family stays in Harlem.
Roy Wood Jr Salary
He receives a decent salary of $89,468 per year. This is in accordance with The Daily Show correspondents’ salaries.
Roy Wood Jr Net Worth
Roy Wood Jr. has amassed a decent wealth over the years he has worked and has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Roy Wood Jr Career
In 2018, it was reported that he planned on shooting a TV show in Jefferson County, Alabama. The Jefferson County Probation started to shoot in May of 2019. In 2021, Roy became a guest on the PBS series Finding Your Roots, where it was revealed that he was a distant cousin of John Lewis, the civil rights activist as well as Congressman.
He kicked off his career as a standup at the age of 19 in 1998. In 2013, Roy released his first stand-up comedy CD, Things I Think, I Think. Father Figure, his first Comedy Central stand-up special, started in 2017. The same year, he was named the new host of This Is Not Happening, the Comedy Central’s storytelling series.