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Michael Yo Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Family

Michael Yo Quick Info
Height 6 ft 3 in
Weight 85 kg
Date of Birth November 20, 1974
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Spouse Claire Schreiner

Michael Yo is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and television host who became widely known to television audiences due to his appearance as a regular contributor on The Wendy Williams Show (2015-2021), The Insider (2013-2017), Chelsea Lately (2007-2014), The Talk (2012-2017), etc. Moreover, his popularity grew further after the release of his comedy specials I Never Thought (2022) and Blasian (2018).

Born Name

Michael Yo Simmons

Nick Name


Michael Yo as seen in an Instagram picture taken in December 2023
Michael Yo as seen in an Instagram picture taken in December 2023 (Michael Yo / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Houston, Texas, United States


Houston, Texas, United States





In 1993, he began studying at the University of Arkansas and graduated in 1996 with a degree in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services.


Actor, Stand-up Comedian, Television Host


  • Father – Oliver Simmons
  • Mother – Kum Yo


Michael Yo has been represented by –

  • William Morris Endeavor
  • Artists First

Net Worth

As of 2024, Michael Yo’s net worth was $300,000 according to




6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm


85 kg or 187.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Michael has dated –

  1. Claire Schreiner (2013-Present) – He met Claire Schreiner, who was crowned Miss Wyoming USA 2010, on a blind date in 2013. After a few years of dating, Michael proposed to his girlfriend with a beautiful teardrop diamond ring on July 26, 2015. Claire walked down the aisle in a resplendent Galia Lhav creation during their wedding ceremony held on February 14, 2016, in Pasadena, California. Together, the couple is parents to a son named Oliver Simmons and a daughter named Elise Simmons.
Michael Yo as seen alongside Larry Wilmore in July 2023
Michael Yo as seen alongside Larry Wilmore in July 2023 (Michael Yo / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Black, White, and Asian)

He has African-American ancestry on his father’s side and is of Korean descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Tall height
  • Striking smile

Michael Yo Favorite Things

  • Korean Foods – Bulgogi, Kalbi

Source –

Michael Yo as seen in November 2023
Michael Yo as seen in November 2023 (Michael Yo / Instagram)

Michael Yo Facts

  1. He appeared as a judge on Netflix’s baking competition show Is It Cake? in 2022.
  2. In 2020, Michael participated in the 15th season of America’s Got Talent by performing stand-up comedy in front of judges Howie Mandel, Sofia Vergara, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell. He advanced until the quarter-final round before getting eliminated from the competition.
  3. He played football while studying at the University of Arkansas. However, his football dreams ended because of multiple concussions.
  4. Michael was one of the contestants on season 1 episode 7 of Fear Factor which aired on July 23, 2001. He had to perform stunts like free-falling from a 100-foot-high hotel window, being suspended upside down in a water tank, eating sheep’s eyes, etc.
  5. Among the many celebrities he has interviewed are Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Jo Koy, Tone Bell, Dane Cook, Patton Oswalt, Jim Jefferies, Margaret Cho, Serinda Swan, Erik Griffin, Nicole Scherzinger, Warren G, Fran DrescherAshlee Simpson, and many others.
  6. Michael has had small parts in films such as From Justin to Kelly (2003), Losing Control (2011), Bling Ring (2013) and television series such as Amber Brown (2022), Happy Together (2019), Starter Pack (2018), Kevin Can Wait (2017-2018), etc.
  7. In 2016, he received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for ‘Outstanding Entertainment News Program’ for the newsmagazine program, The Insider.

Featured Image by Michael Yo / Instagram

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