Joey King

Joey King: Early Life, Career, Relationships & Net Worth

Every day more and more talented actors and actresses are rising, and Joey King is one of them.

Joey Lynn King is a famous rising American actress best known for her outstanding performance in the movie The Kissing Booth.

King has appeared in several diverse movies in her early career and was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award.

Beautiful actress, Joey King.
Beautiful actress, Joey King.

Some of her most-watched movies are Battle: Los Angeles, The Dark Knight Rises, Oz the Great and Powerful, The Conjuring, White House Down, Independence Day, and so on.

Joey King is always a hardworking actress who has already reached a great high in her acting business. Now, let us know more about this charming actress.

Joey King: Quick Facts

Full Name:Joey Lynn King
Birth Date:July 30, 1999
Age:24 Years Old
Zodiac Sign:Leo
Birth Place:Los Angeles, California, United States
Father’s Name:Terry King
Mother’s Name:Jamie King
Siblings:Hunter King, Kelli King
Height:5 Feet 3 Inches (1.62m)
Weight:55 kg (121 lbs)
Education:Phoenix Ranch School
Ethnicity:Ashkenazi Jewish
Eye Color:Blue
Hair Color:Dark Brown
Profession:Model, Singer, Voice acting, Voice actor, Film actor
Debut Movie:Reign Over Me (2007)
First Lead Role:Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Sexual Orientation: Straight 
Marital Status:Engaged
Boyfriend:Steven Piet
Net Worth:$4 million 
Active Since: 2006-Present
Social Media Presence:Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Last Update:May, 2024

Before Fame: Childhood, Early Life, Education & Family Life 

Joey Lynn King aka, Joey King, was born on July 30, 1999, in Los Angeles, California, the United States, where she grew up with her two older sisters Kelli King and Hunter King.

Joey was born to her parents Terry and Jamie King. Her father (Terry king) is Arm-Wrestling Champion and consultant for Sylvester Stallone.

Joey started acting professionally with a commercial for Life Cereal at the age of four. She has been in commercials for AT&T, Eggo, and Kay Jewelers.

Her grandmother Elaine helped Joey to enter into acting because Elaine used to perform in the live theatre.

Joey King with an older sister, Hunter King.

This talented girl first appeared in a short film, Grace, which was released in 2006. In this movie, she played the title role of a little girl called Grace.

In 2006, King played the role of Emily Mason in the episodes ‘Books and Birdhouses’ and ‘Day Care’ of the Disney Channel’s sitcom The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, her first TV appearance.

After that, she starred in several tv shows in her career. 

Talking about education, she attended Phoenix Ranch School in Simi Valley. For the talent show at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, she sang a cappella.

Furthermore, she stated that she is “part Jewish and part Christian, but I’m mostly Jewish.” Joey is of Ashkenazi Jewish and Italian descent.

Joey King Age, Height, and Body Measurement

Joey King celebrates her birthday on July 30 every year which makes her Leo by the zodiac sign.

Since Joey was born in 1999, she is  24 years old as of May, 2024.

Furthermore, this diva has maintained her fit body through regular exercise and healthy eating habits.

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The Kissing Booth star has a well-maintained slim body physique of 34-26-37 inches (Bust-Waist-Hip), a perfect body.

In addition, she has dark brown color hair with blue eyes, which makes her even much prettier.

This celebrity stands at the height of  5 Feet 3 Inches (1.62m), while her body weighs  55 kg (121 lbs). Joey wears the dress size is 4 (US) or 36 (EU) or 8(UK), and her shoe size is 7(US).

Professional Acting Career of Joey King

Her debut movie, the American buddy drama film Reign Over Me, was released in 2007.

She had the role character’s daughter’s roleplay, then approached to voice over because of her lovely voice in the animated feature Horton Hears a Who! And Beaver in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.

In late 2008, Joey appeared in the American horror movie, Quarantine.

King then started to appear in a series as well, Ghost Whisperer and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, where she played Emily Mason‘s role in two episodes.

At the start of King’s acting career, she also worked in other television shows like Entourage, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Medium, and Life of Pieces.

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Joey’s had her first lead role in the big movie Ramona and Beezus, a book series of the Beverly Cleary, starring Ramona Quimby in 2010.

In 2011, she did a science-fiction movie, Battle: Los Angeles, with Kristen’s role.

In the same year, she worked with Taylor Swift in her music video “Mean” as a young student at the school cafeteria rejected by her peers.

King then appeared in The Dark Knight Rises of 2012 by Christopher Nolan, where she played Talia al Ghul’s role.

Joey King also appeared in The Haunting Hour’s final episode: The Series, in the same year 2012.

2013 was a great start for King as she appeared in Oz the Great and Powerful followed by White House Down, Family Weekend, and The Conjuring.

In the following year 2014, Joey did two movies, Wish I Was Here and Frago.

Joey King on the set of The KIssing Booth.
Joey King on the set of The Kissing Booth.

After her long career in the film industry, Beautiful Joey King did her life-changing movie The Kissing Booth in 2018.

She performed Elle Evans’s role, and the people with her amazing performance really appreciated the film.

The second part of this movie was released in 2020 as The Kissing Booth 2, and the third part, The Kissing Booth 3, was out on the 11th of August 2021.

Sometimes working in a movie makes us do what we don’t like.

Likewise, Joey was made to shave her head for the third time in her movie career by the television series The Act on Hulu, where she was cast as Gypsy Rose Blanchard.

Furthermore, in 2022, she starred in the movie called The In Between.

Favorite Things of Joey King

  • Hobbies: Singing, Acting, Charity Work
  • Actor: Zac Efron, Chuck Liddell
  • Actress: Jessica Chastain
  • Food: Pizza, Avocado with a little salt, Tacos
  • Destination: Spain, Bali, Dubai, Paris, China
  • Color: Green, Purple
  • Accessory: Shoes
  • Television Series: Grey’s Anatomy
  • Subject: French
  • Role Model: Jessica Chastain
  • Sports: UFC Fights
  • Fictional Superhero: Spiderman, Batman

Personal Life, Dating History, and Relationships

Many celebrities try to hide and keep their personal lives in safe hands, but sadly, they can’t keep their private lives hidden for long.

Similarly, Joey was dating her co-star Jacob Elordi from The Kissing Booth movie of 2018.

They fall in love since their cast in the movie as Joey and Jacob were in a relationship onscreen playing Elle Evans and Noah Flynn, respectively.

But unfortunately, this lovely-looking couple cannot hold for long and get separated in the same year.

Joey with her Loved Ones
Joey with her ex-boyfriend, Jacob Elordi.

Joey once said that Jacob taught her many important things in her life in an interview with Howard Stan Show. Also, there is a rumor that Jacob is currently dating the Euphoria star, Zendaya.

And regarding the current situation of Joey, rumors say that she is having an affair with Steven Piet, a TV producer.

Along with Steven, Joey is spotted several times at the outdoor cinema of Harry Porter in September 2019, also at the Monot Show where they were holding hands.

Joey King Facts & Trivia 

  1. Joey is also a voice artist. She has rendered her voice for the animated film ‘Horton Hears A Who,’ for Beaver in ‘Ice Age 3 – Dawn of the Dinosaurs’, and for Yellow fur ball Katie and Jessie in ‘The Boxcar Children.’
  2. Joey is also a singer. In 2010, she recorded the song “Ramona Blue” with her sister.
  3. In 2010, she received the Young Artist  Award for her performance as Ramona Quimby in Ramona and Beezus.
  4. On her 11th birthday, she received a pet pig as a gift from Jay Leno.
  5. She has completely shaved off her head hair three times in 8 years and her last hair shaved was in October 2018.
  6. Sabrina Carpenter is Joey’s best friend.
  7. Joey is a good friend of Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, and Mackenzie Foy.
  8. Joey won the 202O People’s Choice Award in the category of ‘Comedy Movie Star of 2020‘ for her work in the Netflix movie The Kissing Booth 2.
  9. Joey is an avid pet lover and has two dogs named Charlie and Angel.

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Net Worth, Salary, and Income

Already having a great career with big fame and name, this young American actress of age 24 has begun to earn millions—the total estimated net worth of around $4 Million, which she spends on her luxurious lifestyle.

Joey earns most of her income through acting in movies, television shows, and social media, where she has gained tons of fan followings.

Only at the age of 24, Joey has already done tons of movies, and getting a good stack of money made her future even more secured.

With such a successful performance in each of her movies, it is pretty sure that this young and beautiful American actress has a great future ahead in the movie business.

Social Media Presence

Perks of being a beautiful woman really help gain millions of fan following on social media platforms.

Likewise, this beautiful actress, Joey King, also has millions of fan followings on her social media platforms.

She has an Instagram account with a huge number of followers 19.1 Million.

Likewise, she is also active on her Twitter account, which has 506.6 thousand followers and over 108 tweets that people love to read.

You can even follow King on her Facebook account, where she usually posts her recent updates that you might not want to miss. She has got 7.8 Million followers on her Facebook account.

(Reminder: The number of followers on Joey’s social accounts is as of April 2022.)

Sadly, Joey is currently unavailable on YouTube, but no worries, as you can see the videos of Joey King on many other YouTube Channels.


Were Taylor Zakhar Perez and Joey King together?

No, they have denied their relationship and have stayed as friends. 

Was Joey King in Crazy, Stupid, Love?

In 2011, King received one of her first major film roles in ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love.’ Molly Weaver, Emma Stone’s younger sister, was played by her.

Why did Joey King shave her head?

Joey shaved her head for her role as Gypsy Rose Blanchard in the 2018 film, The Act.

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