Joel Basman - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 14, 2022

Joel Basman
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: The King's Man (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : January 23, 1990 (age 34)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Birth Place: Zurich, Switzerland
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Menachem Basman
Mother's Name: Veronika Basman
Siblings: 1

older sister

University: European Film Actor School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Swiss, Israeli)
Nationality: Swiss


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Joel Basman?

Joel Basman is a professional actor. The Swiss-Israeli personality is well known for appearing in the films Kursk, A Hidden Life, and The King's Man.

Joel Basman in Kursk (Image: The HotCorn)

Joel Basman – Age, Parents, Siblings

Joel Basman’s birth took place on 23 January 1990 in Zurich, Switzerland. His Swiss mother Veronika Basman and Israeli father Menachem Basman raised him in Aussersihl alongside his older sister, who now lives in Israel. Both his parents were tailors in the Swiss fashion industry.

Education, Ethnicity

For education Joel Basman attended European Film Actor School, graduating in October 2008. His ethnicity includes Swiss and Israeli.

Joel Basman – Girlfriend, Relationship

Joel Basman is currently single. Not much has been notified of the actor when it comes to his romantic relationships and girlfriend(s).

Joel Basman – Career

Early Days

Basman began his career as a professional actor in 2004. One of his beginning roles was as Zizou in the soap opera Lüthi und Blanc followed by appearances in the films Mein Name ist Eugen (2004), Breakout (2006), Cannabis – Probieren geht über Regieren (2006), and Tausend Ozeane (2007),

He was cast as the main character Jimmie in the 2007 film Jimmie. Joel Basman went on to portray a character(s) in the films Tatort: Liebeswirren (2008), Picco (2010), and Hanna (2011).

Joel Basman in Wolkenbruch's Wondrous Journey Into the Arms of a Shiksa (Image: Twitter)

Films, Series

Other films in which Basman has starred include Polizeiruf 110: Eine andere Welt (2012), Puppylove (2013), Dawn (2014), The Monuments Men (2014), Land of Mine (2015), Kursk (2018), Wolkenbruch's Wondrous Journey Into the Arms of a Shiksa (2018), A Hidden Life (2019), The King's Man (2020), etc.

He was named one of the European films' Shooting Stars by the European Film Promotion Board in 2008.


On the set of The King's Man, Joel Basman has worked alongside Alexandra Maria Lara, Connor Calland, Neil Jackson, Branka Katic, and Gabriel Constantin.

Joel Basman – Awards, Nominations

He was awarded the Swiss Film Award for Best Actor (2019) for his performance in The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch.

Joel Basman – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and salary of Basman are not known.

Joel Basman – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Joel Basman is absent.

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