Joe Machi Biography

Joe Machi is an American actor, writer, and stand-up comedian known for You Didn’t Want to Know, Comics, and Crashing. Joe has earned a considerable fan following with fame through funnier jokes filled with humor. He mainly performs in various comedy clubs and various tours throughout the country.

Despite being too young, his humor on jokes is on par with so many famous comedians and he quite often makes appearances on various talk shows which gives a huge boost to his career. Joe achieved yet another milestone in his journey as he quite often gets featured on the popular show Gutfeld! on the Fox Network with Greg Gutfeld which also adds quite a hefty amount of fan following to his social media. 

Early Life

Joe Machi was born on 23rd June 1979 in State College, Pennsylvania. He mainly grew up in the same neighborhood but later moved to New York to pursue his comedy career. His parents are Frank Machi who is a store manager, and his mother Catherine Machi who worked as a teacher at a Catholic school. His parents have mentioned that Joe has always been making fun and jokes, entertaining everyone around him since a young age. Joe attended and completed his high school at State College Area School and then later went to study at Penn State University in Pennsylvania where he earned his Bachelor’s degree.

Joe Machi Career

After finishing his graduation, Joe didn’t suddenly pursue comedy and make a successful career out of it. Instead, he initially worked as a human resource assistant at a private company and customer service manager at a local supermarket. He even worked part-time to make ends meet. Then later in 2006, Machi moved to New York so that he could pursue comedy on a much larger scale.

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Subsequently, he was seen performing stand-up comedies in various shows such as Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The CBC’s Just For Laughs Gala and has been a panelist on The Fox News program, Red Eye. In 2009 he was also seen in short drama series titled Comics. He was also one of 10 comics who were selected to perform at the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs New Faces showcase in Canada.

The same year he also was a finalist for the 2012 Andy Kaufman Award. Soon enough he became quite famous in the industry and was also mentioned in prominent news channels such as The New York Times, NY Daily News, NY Post, and Time Out New York. In 2010, Machi won NY Underground Comedy Festival’s Emerging Comics Contest.  Apart from being a comedian, in 2017 he appeared in the comedy-drama series Crashing and in the 2018 series Didn’t Want to Know.

Machi has become a staple on New York Comedy Club and alternate comedy shows. Currently, he rolls out in 4th place on Last Comic Standing’s 8th season and has been busy touring the United States as a headlining stand-up comedian. Recently Joe has been featured as a comedian on Conan and The Greg Gutfeld Show. Joe has been doing his upcoming tours all over the United States of America.

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Joe Machi Biography

Real Name Joseph P. Machi
Birth Date 23 June 1979
Age (as of 2023) 42 Years
Birth Place State College, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Comedian
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimetres – 173 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 92 kg  –  in Pounds –  202 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Average


Father Frank Machi
Mother Catherine Machi


School State College Area High School
College Penn State University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend? None

Personal life

Joe has not revealed any insights from his relationship, but going through his social media handles, he does not even seem to be in any relationship and remains to be single currently. He is now focused on making his career in comedy. Even though comedians are known to be the source of controversy, Joe has not made any controversial jokes or fun on any topic. Even though he has been often seen making remarks on certain stereotypes, none of them have attained much limelight. Being a comedian has certainly been very active on social media, he goes under the username @comedianjoemachi on Instagram where he has 34.2k followers. On Twitter, he is about to reach the milestone of getting 50k followers.

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Joe Machi Illness

So many viewers think that Joe is suffering from some kind of illness because of his high-pitched voice. Although, he is completely fit and fine and doesn’t suffer from any sort of health issues. He clarifies this on Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight’s Show. He said,

“I’m not intentionally nervous; I just don’t fight to be nervous. It works with what I do, anyway. By now you’re realizing I have a higher-pitched voice than most men.”

Joe Machi Net worth

Joe Machi has been able to make a successful career out of a comedy career, he has been the recipient of many awards and has toured all over the United States and even China. As of 2023, his net worth is around $1 million although, these numbers may be slightly varied from different sources. 


  • He describes himself with a wide grin and even wider eyes along with a high-pitched voice which is juxtaposed with dark and unique ideas
  • He performs at comedy festivals nationwide in the USA and even had a performance in China.
  • In 2011, he finished second at the New York Comedy Contest.
  • Joe also has been a two-time finalist in the New York Comedy Festivals Funniest Person Competition.

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