Born in New York City, Joey Vega started his comedy, acting,
and writing career on a dare
Joey has used his acting skills in feature films and episodic TV. He has acted 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 punch up 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 has also helped tweak 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. He tours the country on the comedy circuit and performs corporate gigs, and always finds the time to tour and open shows for long time friend Marc Anthony, whose shows he has opened since 1999. He has also toured with Jennifer Lopez and Chris Rock.
Joey Vega was 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!