Joey King became popular after playing the role of Ramona Quimby in the comedy film Ramona and Beezus in 2010. Also, she is known for playing the lead role of Elle Evans in the Netflix film series The Kissing Booth.

Picture of American actress, Joey King
Caption: Picture of American actress, Joey King (Photo: Instagram)

Joey King's Parents

Joey King was born to Jewish parents on July 30, 1999, in Los Angeles, California. She is the youngest child of her parents. Her parents Jamie King (mother) and father Terry King. Her dad Terry has been an arm wrestling champion. Also, he was a consultant in this capacity for Sylvester Stallone. Joey is of Jewish ethnicity, having American nationality. 

Childhood picture of Joey King with her sisters
Caption: Childhood picture of Joey King with her sisters (Photo: Instagram)

She grew up along with 2 elder sisters Hunter King who is also an American actress and Kelli King. From Phoenix Ranch School in Simi Valley, she completed her education. She started drawing inspiration from her grandmother, who was a theater actor while growing up. Her middle name is Lynn

Early Career of Joey King

At the age of 4, Joey started acting professionally starting with a commercial for Life Cereal. Also, she has been in commercials for AT&T, Kay Jewelers, and Eggo. 

She sang a cappella for a talent show at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center when she was a child. Also, she performed with the Stage Door Children's Theatre in Agoura.


Joey began her professional career with her film debut in Reign Over Me as the main character's daughter. In 2008, she voiced the yellow fur ball Katie in the animated feature Horton Hears a Who!. Then she gave voice as a Beaver in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs in 2009. Also, she was part of the film Quarantine in 2008. King guest-starred in the series Ghost Whisperer in the year 2010. She played the role of Emily Mason in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody in two episodes.

Joey King posting for a picture
Caption: Joey King posting for a picture (Photo: Instagram)

In the following years, she was featured in TV series including Entourage, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Medium., and Life in Pieces. Her first lead role was in the 2010 film Ramona and Beezus, an adaptation of the Beverly Cleary book series playing the role of Ramona Quimby. Also, she released a single for the movie called "Ramona Blue". She appeared in Battle: Los Angeles, where she played a girl named Kirsten.

Picture of Joey King with her co-actor
Caption: Picture of Joey King with her co-actor (Photo: Instagram)

In the year 2011, King co-starred in Crazy, Stupid, Love. Then she was featured in Taylor Swift's "Mean" music video playing the role of a young student at the school cafeteria rejected by her peers. King appeared as a young Talia al Ghul in Christopher Nolan's third Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises in 2012. Her notable television credits include Bent, New Girl, and "Goodwill Towards Men", the final show of The Haunting Hour: The Series. His acting credits include Oz the Great and Powerful, White House Down, Family Weekend, and The Conjuring. 

Joey King posing for a picture
Caption: Joey King posing for a picture (Photo: Instagram)

The actress performed in Wish I Was Here in 2014 and appeared on Fargo as Greta Grimly, the daughter of police officer Gus Grimly. She starred in the coming-of-age drama The Possibility of Fireflies in 2016. In 2017, she starred in the horror-thriller film Wish Upon as Clare. She played the role of  Elle Evans in Netflix's teen romantic comedy The Kissing Booth in 2018. Joey again reprised the role in the sequel The Kissing Booth 2, released in 2020. Again, she became part of The Kissing Booth 3, which was released on August 11, 2021.

Joey King posing for picture with an award
Caption: Joey King posing for a picture with an award (Photo: Instagram)

She starred in the true crime anthology television series The Act on Hulu in the year 2019. Her role as Gypsy Rose Blanchard required her to shave her head for the third time in her career. As Morgan, she appeared on the fourth season of the CBS comedy Life in Pieces. Joey signed a deal with Hulu to produce television content for its service in August 2020. Her All The King's Horses production company struck a deal with Netflix in July 2021.

What is Joey King's Net Worth?

Joey King has an estimated net worth of around $4 Million out of her working career. Working as an actress, King has been earning a handsome sum of money. She has been earning more than the average salary and the average salary of a US actress is around $91401 a year.

Picture of Joey King while sitting inside the car
Caption: Picture of Joey King while sitting inside the car (Photo: Instagram)

Also, Joey has been earning money working as a model. This actress Joey's net worth has been increasing as her career grew. Apart from an acting career, King's other sources of income are not mentioned. 


Is Joey King Married?

Joey King is happily married to Steven Piet. Her husband Piet is an American Film director. Before their marriage, they began dating in 2019. Joey and Steven tied the knot on September 2, 2023, in Spain with their closest friends and family in attendance. 

Joey King with her boyfriend Steven Piet
Caption: Joey King with her boyfriend Steven Piet (Photo: Instagram)

In the past, Joey King had dated Jacob Elordi. Also, they were co-stars in the Netflix film series The Kissing Booth. As per reports, they fell in love with each other while working on the film ‘The Kissing Booth’. The reel-life couple had turned into a real-life couple fans were overjoyed. However, the duo relationship didn't last long and break up. Despite their split, the duo worked in the film Kissing Booth. Now, Joey and Jacob are still friends despite their separation. 

Is Joey King Related To Selena Gomez?

Well, Joey King isn't related to Selena Gomez. However, she has worked with Selena Gomez. When she was 10 years old, Joey shared screen space with Selena Gomez in Ramona and Beezus. 

Picture of Joey King with Selena Gomez
Caption: Picture of Joey King with Selena Gomez (Photo: etonline)

There isn't any sort of relationship between King and Gomez. They had worked together on film as co-actors. 

Joey King's Height

Joey King stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches or 1.62 m tall. While her body weighs around 57kgs or 125 pounds. King has a body measurement of ‎34-25-35 inches respectively. 

Joey King posing for a picture
Caption: Joey King posing for a picture (Photo: Instagram)

Joey has light brown hair with blue eyes. Well, she has over 18.9 Million followers on her official Instagram account.