Joey King Lynn is an American actress. She is widely regarded as a talented actress with a diverse range of skills. Despite her young age, she has already amassed an impressive body of work and has received critical acclaim for her performances in various roles. King is known for her ability to portray complex and emotionally nuanced characters, and for bringing authenticity and depth to her roles. She has demonstrated versatility in her performances, seamlessly transitioning between genres such as drama, comedy, and horror. Joey is 6 Feet 5 Inches tall.
Joey King Wikipedia
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Joey King was born on July 30, 1999, in Los Angeles, California. She is the youngest of three sisters, and her parents are Jamie King and Terry King. Her mother is a former model, and her father is an arm-wrestling champion turned director, writer, and producer.
King’s first acting job was at the age of four, in a national commercial for Life Cereal.
There is limited public information available on Joey King’s formal education. However, it is known that King was homeschooled as a child due to her busy acting schedule. In an interview with Collider in 2013, King stated that she was still being homeschooled and had a tutor on set while filming “White House Down.” It is not clear if King attended college or pursued higher education after completing her homeschooling education.
Joey King Career
Joey King began her acting career in 2006, at the age of 7, with a guest role on the TV series “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody”. She also appeared in small roles in films such as “Reign Over Me” and “Horton Hears a Who!”.
Joey’s breakthrough role came in 2010 when she played the role of Ramona Quimby in the film “Ramona and Beezus”. Her performance was praised by critics and audiences alike, and it helped her gain recognition in the industry.
In 2011, she appeared in the hit TV series “The Walking Dead”, and in 2013, she starred in the horror film “The Conjuring”. Her performance in the latter was also well-received, and it cemented her status as a rising star in Hollywood.
Joey continued to work steadily in the years that followed, appearing in films such as “White House Down”, “The Kissing Booth”, and “Wish Upon”. She also continued to work in TV, appearing in shows like “Fargo”, “Life in Pieces”, and “The Act”.
In 2018, Joey reprised her role as Elle Evans in the Netflix film “The Kissing Booth 2”, which was a huge success. She also starred in the third installment of the franchise, “The Kissing Booth 3”, which was released in 2021.
Most recently, Joey has appeared in the hit series “The Act” and the film “The Lie”. She has also been cast in the film “Bullet Train” alongside Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock, and Lady Gaga. She will also be cast in upcoming films The Uglies and A Family Affairs.
Joey King Movies and TV Shows
Some of King’s films include the following;
Reign Over Me (2007), Horton Hears a Who! (2008), Quarantine (2008), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009), Ramona and Beezus (2010), Battle: Los Angeles (2011), Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), White House Down (2013), The Conjuring (2013), Wish I Was Here (2014), The Kissing Booth (2018), Slender Man (2018), Summer ’03 (2018), The Act (2019, TV series), Zeroville (2019), The Bayou (2020), The Lie (2020), The Kissing Booth 2 (2020), The Kissing Booth 3 (2021), Bullet Train (2022), The Uglies (2023), A Family Affair (2023).
Joey King Awards / Nominations
The Bullet Train actress has received several award nominations and wins throughout her career. Some of her notable nominations and wins include:
In 2011, King was nominated for a Young Artist Award for her role in “Ramona and Beezus.”
In 2018, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role in “The Act.”
Also in 2018, King won a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series for her role in “The Flash.”
2019, she won a People’s Choice Award for The Female Movie Star of 2019 for her role in “The Kissing Booth.”
In 2020, King was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television for her role in “The Act.”
2021, she won a Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress for her role in “The Kissing Booth 2.”
Also in 2021, she was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series for her role in “The Act.”
Joey King Relationship
King has been relatively private about her relationships and personal affairs. However, she has been linked to several high-profile actors in the past, including Jacob Elordi, her co-star in “The Kissing Booth” movies. The two were in a relationship for over a year before breaking up in 2018.
King has also been open about her struggles with dyslexia and has advocated for more resources and support for people with learning disabilities. Additionally, she is an animal lover and has adopted several pets, including dogs and cats.
Joey King Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, as of 2023, Joey King’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.