Jô Soares

TV Show Host

Jô Soares was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 16th, 1938 and is the TV Show Host. At the age of 86, Jô Soares biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 16, 1938
Place of Birth
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
86 years old
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Actor, Journalist, Musician, Novelist, Presenter, Television Presenter, Writer
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Therezinha Millet Austregésilo, ​ ​(m. 1959; div. 1979)​, Sílvia Bandeira, ​ ​(m. 1980; div. 1983)​, Flávia Junqueira Pedras, ​ ​(m. 1987; div. 1998)​
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Jô Soares Life

José Eugênio "Jô" Soares (born January 16, 1938) is a Brazilian comedian, talk show host, author, theatrical producer, director, actor, painter and musician.Soares was born in Rio de Janeiro.

After being educated in Switzerland and United States, Soares returned to Rio and worked at TV Rio in 1958, writing and performing in comedy shows for the station.

He acted as an American in Carlos Manga's O Homem do Sputnik.

In 1970, Soares started working at Rede Globo. In 1988, Soares moved to SBT, where he hosted a talk-show, Jô Soares Onze e Meia ("Jô Soares Eleven Thirty"), until 1999.

In 2000, Soares took his show's format (very similar to David Letterman's) back to Rede Globo, where it was then called Programa do Jô, and hosted the program until 2016. His first novel O Xangô de Baker Street was published in 1995 and has been translated in several languages; it was made into a film in 2001.

He has put out various jazz CDs.

He has also produced many plays including a recent version of Richard III.

Early life

Soares was born in Rio de Janeiro. Initially pursuing diplomatic service, influenced by his great-grandfather, Soares returned to Brazil for acting classes, and started his career in Rio de Janeiro in 1958.

Personal life

Jô Soares was a Roman Catholic. He expressed devotion to Rita of Cascia.


Jô Soares Career


Soares' television career began in 1958, writing and performing in comedy sketches for the station. He began working at Rede Globo in 1970. Soares moved to SBT in 1988 as the host of "Jô Soares Onze e Meia" (Jô Soares at Eleven-Thirty), which aired until 1999. He returned his show's (very similar to David Letterman's) to Rede Globo, where it was then called "Projecta do Jô" until 2016.

O Xangô de Baker Street, his first book (translated as A Samba for Sherlock), was published in 1995 and has been translated into several languages. It was turned into the film O Xangô de Baker Street in 2001. Soares has also released numerous jazz CDs, as well as a slew of Richard III scripts.