Joel Courtney - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 17, 2022

Joel Courtney
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: The Kissing Booth (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $2 million

Personal Details

Born on : January 31, 1996 (age 28)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Joel Courtney
Birth Place: Monterey, California, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Dale Courtney
Mother's Name: Carla Courtney
Siblings: 3

Caleb Courtney (older brother)
Josh Courtney (older brother)
Chantelle Courtney (older sister)

High School: Logos School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, German, Irish, Scottish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: September 27, 2020
Wife's Name: Mia Courtney

Body Measurements

Height: 1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: 57 kg (125.66 lb)
Hair Color: N/A
Eye Color: N/A
Shoe Size: 10 US
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Joel Courtney?

Joel Courtney is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for starring in the films Super 8 as Joe Lamb, Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn as Tom Sawyer, and Netflix’s The Kissing Booth film franchise as Lee Flynn.

Joel Courtney – Age, Parents, Siblings

Joel Courtney was born on January 31, 1996, in Monterey, California, USA. His mother’s name is Carla Courtney and her father’s name is Dale Courtney. His parents raised him in Moscow, Idaho alongside three siblings- older brothers Caleb Courtney, and Josh Courtney, and older sister Chantelle Courtney.

young Joel Courtney (middle) with older brothers (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Joel Courtney attended a Classical Christian school called Logos School.

His ethnicity is English, German, Irish, and Scottish.

Joel Courtney – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Courtney proposed to his girlfriend Mia Scholin on February 14, 2020, after years of dating. The couple married on September 27, 2020. He and his wife do not have any children together yet and seem to be very happy with their marriage.

Joel Courtney, and Mia Scholin married in late 2020 (Image: Instagram)

Joel Courtney – Career

Early Days

Courtney’s debut screen was in the 2011 film Super 8 as Joe Lamb. This role is considered his breakthrough role which opened doorways to new film projects and earned him prestigious award nominations as well.

Films, Series

Over the years Joel Courtney has starred in the films Don't Let Me Go (2013), Mercy (2014), Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014), The River Thief (2016), F the Prom (2017), Assimilate (2018), The Kissing Booth (2018), The Kissing Booth 2 (2020), The Kissing Booth 3 (2021), The Empty Man (2020), etc.

Moreover, he has had guest appearances in the episodes of the TV series The Haunting Hour: The Series (2011), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2016), APB (2017), and Group Chat with Annie & Jayden (2020). Also, he played the main character Peter Moore in the TV series The Messengers (2015).


On the set of The Kissing Booth, Joel Courtney has worked with Taylor Zakhar Perez, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Meganne Young, Bianca Bosch, and Frances Sholto-Douglas.

Joel Courtney, Joey King in The Kissing Booth (Image: Insider )

Joel Courtney – Awards, Nominations

In 2011, he was nominated for two Teen Choice Awards and Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards each, among which he won one of the latter.

A year later, in 2012, he won Saturn Awards - Best Performance by a Young Actor and earned nominations for two Young Artist Awards, Coming of Age Awards, BAM Awards, and YouReviewer Awards.

Joel Courtney – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Joel Courtney is estimated at around $2 million while the figure on his annual income/salary is under review.

Joel Courtney – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Joel Courtney is followed by millions of followers and counting.

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