Joey King - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 15, 2022

Joey King
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Ramona and Beezus (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 30, 1999 (age 24)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Joey Lynn King
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Jamie King
Mother's Name: Terry King
Siblings: 2

Hunter King (older sister)
Kelli King (older sister)

High School: Phoenix Ranch School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Ashkenazi-jewish, Italian)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Steven Piet (engaged)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.63 meter (5 feet 4 inch)
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Grey
Shoe Size: 7 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Joey King?

Joey King is an actress by profession and American by nationality. Having first gained recognition for playing Ramona Quimby in Ramona and Beezus, she is known for starring in The Act, Crazy, Stupid, Love, The Conjuring, Slender Man, and The Lie.

Joey King – Age, Parents, Siblings

Joey King was born on July 30, 1999, in Los Angeles, California, USA as Joey Lynn King. Her mother’s name is Terry King and her father’s name is Jamie King, who is an arm-wrestling champion and was a consultant in this capacity for Sylvester Stallone. She was raised by her parents alongside her siblings- older sisters Kelli King and Hunter King who are both actresses.

Hunter (left), Joey (middle), and Kelli (right) (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Joey Ling attended Phoenix Ranch School but her further educational history is unknown.

Her ethnicity includes Ashkenazi Jewish and Italian.

Joey King – Boyfriend, Relationship

Joey King is currently believed to be single. She dated her The Kissing Booth co-star Jacob Elordi in 2017. Following their break-up, she was romantically linked to Steven Piet, a producer. In March 2022, she revealed that she and Piet had gotten engaged after two years of dating.

The past relationship(s) of King is not known as she is very secretive about her private life.

Joey King, Steven Piet (Image: Getty Images)

Joey King – Career

Early Days

Inspired by her grandmother who used to perform in live theater and older sisters, King too took to acting. Joey King was only 4 years old when she landed her role- in a commercial for Life Cereal. In the following years, she appeared in commercials for AT&T, Kay Jewelers, and Eggo.

In her childhood, she appeared in the film Horton Hears a Who! (2008), Quarantine (2008), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2008), and in the episode(s) of the TV series Malcolm in the Middle (2006), Jericho (2006-2007), Ghost Whisperer (2010), to name a few.

Finally, Joey King’s role in Ramona and Beezus as Ramona Quimby is her breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Over the years King has appeared in the films The Dark Knight Rises (2012), White House Down (2013), Borealis (2015), The Kissing Booth films (2018, 2020, 2021), Slender Man (2018), Bullet Train, etc. Moreover, she has starred in the episode(s) of the TV series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2007-2008), The Haunting Hour: The Series  (2013-2014), Fargo (2014-2015), Tween Fest (2016), The Act (2019), Nailed It (2021), to name a few.


On the set of Ramona and Beezus, Joey King has worked alongside Ginnifer Goodwin, Bridget Moynahan, Kathryn Zenna, Jason Spevack, and Sierra McCormick.

Joey King, Selina Gomez in Ramona and Beezus (Image: Amazon)

Joey King – Awards, Nominations

For her work as an actress, King has won the Young Artist Awards (2011), the Kids' Choice Awards (2019), and the People's Choice Awards (2020). She has also had nominations for other awards including five Young Artist Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, Critics' Choice Television Awards, Golden Globe Awards, People's Choice Awards, Satellite Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Joey King – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of King is estimated at around $4 million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.

Joey King – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Joey King is active on social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with millions of followers and counting.

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