She is the youngest child of John Griffin, an electronic store manager, and Maggie Griffin, a hospital administrator.With bright red hair and freckles, she often got teased for her looks growing up, but quickly learned how to throw back verbal barbs.Griffin took to the stage early on, including her fair share of high school theater productions.After graduation and some junior college, the showbiz hopeful headed to Los Angeles; she studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.Once a position came open on the radio show, Jubal asked Jose if he wanted to audition, and Jose has been on the show ever since!Jose says, “When your dreams start coming true, no one can bring you down!!It earned her a Vanguard Award at the 2009 GLAAD Media Awards and two years later, The Trevor Project bestowed Griffin as a Lifetime Honoree.
No matter what relationship, career demands or controversy Griffin is juggling, she always makes time to do advocacy work on behalf of the LGBT community.Emmy Award-winning comedian, best-selling author, reality star and actress Kathy Griffin has yet to meet a celebrity that she won't mock in the name of humor.She's got a gift for making fun of her own life, too, all the way back to her birth on November 4, 1960, in the Chicago burbs.In 2014 Griffin hosted the 41st Daytime Emmy Awards, which for the very first time aired on a live-streaming format. Despite her life appearing to be mostly laughs, Griffin had heartache behind the scenes after discovering that her husband, Matthew Moline, had been stealing money from her bank accounts during their five years of marriage.Surprisingly, Griffin went on to have a relationship with billionaire and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.She was voted by Evening Magazine one of the “Top 25 Most Beautiful People in the Northwest” alongside Ryan Reynolds, Isaiah Mustafa and Macklemore (although she’s still pretty sure there was a mistake) and is humbled to have served as a spokesperson for the Komen Foundation (recipient of the Outstanding Media Partner Award 2014) and the American Heart Association. She counts herself lucky to be married to an amazing man Michael, who has the humor of a 12 year old and the cholesterol of a 65 year old.With their two children they are living in a constant state of sleep deprived, delirious, life altering joy. He has an arsenal of impressions and characters and has a very unique laugh and positive attitude.After their breakup, the 50-something actress took the route of seeing younger men, namely Levi Johnston, the ex-boyfriend of Bristol Palin, whom she joked was her boyfriend.In March 2011 Griffin announced she was dating NFL-er/Old Spice spokesperson Isaiah Mustafa and later got involved with her tour manager.Brooke says she’s just a small town girl living the big city dream. A Tacoma Washington native, he graduated from Stadium High School in 2004.Jose had been in the restaurant industry since he was 16 years old; at the age of 23 Jose decided to try stand-up comedy, and never looked back. Jose opened a few comedy shows for Jubal and developed a comedy relationship.