|Real Name:||Joey Lynn King|
|Birthday:||July 30, 1999|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
Joey King started as a child artist. Now, she is one of the more famous and popular actresses in Hollywood. As of August 2020, Joey King’s fortune is more than $3 million.
Born in 1999, Joey is an American actress. Her first taste of fame came in 2010 after portraying Ramona Quimby in the movie Ramona and Beezus. But she got international recognition and fame by portraying Elle Evans in the Kissing Booth movie series.
King also appeared in Crazy, Stupid, Love, The Dark Knight Rises, The Conjuring, White House Down, Wish Upon, Slender Man, and many other movies.
For her appearance in The Act, Joey King earned a Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nomination.
Career Ups and Downs
Born in Los Angeles, Joey has two older sisters. One of them is an actress, Kelli King. And the other one is not, Hunter King. She says she has Jewish and Christian heritage and origin.
Joey made her debut in Reign Over Me. She portrayed Adam Sandler’s daughter in the movie. After that, she jumped to voicing. In 2008, she voiced the yellow fur ball Katie in the animated movie Horton Hears a Who. King followed her voicing career by portraying Beaver in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. From 2008 to 2010 she appeared in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Ghost Whisperer, Quarantine, Entourage, and Medium.
In 2010, King got her first lead role as Ramona in the movie Ramona and Beezus. It is an adaptation of the Beverly Clearly book series. Selena Gomez played her older sister in the movie. The two released a single for the movie, Ramona Blue.
The movie helped her gain nationwide attention and led to other roles. In Battle: Los Angeles, Joey got a featured role-playing a girl named Kirsten. And then in 2011, she co-starred in Crazy, Stupid, Love. King showed her versatile talent by appearing in Mean, a music video for Taylor Swift’s song. She played a young student in the cafeteria rejected by her peers in the music video.
Joey then entered the world of blockbuster movies. In The Dark Knight Rises, she portrayed a young Talia al Ghul. The same year, 2012, she also filmed the short-lived comedy series, Bent. And she had a guest appearance in New Girl.
King kept herself occupied in 2013 with a plethora of movies. She appeared in Oz the Great and Powerful alongside James Franco, White House Down alongside Channing Tatum and Jamie Fox, and then in Family Weekend. By the end of 2013, Joey also starred in The Conjuring, Wish I was Here, and Fargo.
In 2016, Joey King returned to the drama movies. She played the daughter of Courtney Love in the coming-of-age drama movie The Possibility of Fireflies. In 2017, she portrayed the lead character in the horror thriller, Wish Upon. As you can see, one of her strong sides is versatility. Joey can play a character in a comedy movie, drama, thriller, horror, or anything in between.
All of that helped her land her big role and a big paycheck in 2018. She starred as Elle Evans in the romantic comedy by Netflix, The Kissing Booth. Joey took part in the sequel in 2020 and will appear in the third installment of the movie in 2021.
These days, it seems like Joey is everywhere. She appears in Netflix movies, blockbuster movies, television series, and other channels. In 2019, she portrayed a character in the crime anthology series The Act on Hulu alongside Patricia Arquette. And she recently signed a deal with Hulu to produce content for its television. Dan Spilo, a talent agent, represents Joey King and her interest.
Joey King is still a young actress. She only recently turned 20. But her acting resume is extensive amazing. By the time she was 6 years old, Joey already appeared in commercials. As a young child actor, she appeared in more than 100 commercials. That means by the time she turned 7 years old, she already got 100 paychecks.
For her first job, she appeared in the national spot for Life Cereal. As of August 2020, Joey King fortune is more than $3 million. She works in the commercial industry forever.
Besides commercials, Joey also earns money from endorsements. So far, she endorsed brands like McDonald’s and Life Cereal. She worked with Christopher Nolan and Taylor Swift.
Joey’s movies made a lot at the box office. We won’t count The Dark Knight Rises here. It is a blockbuster, but she had a minimal role in it. Yet, The Conjuring made $319 million at the box office. And she played a big part in it. Some sources claim King earned $650,000 for her appearance in the movie.
Joey hasn’t won any awards yet. But her appearance in The Act, a Hulu series, earned her Emmy and Golden Globe nominations.
In 2020, Joey signed an exclusive deal with Hulu to produce content for the television. The deal gives the streaming platform the first right to consider one of her projects for production and distribution.
And to top it all, Joey can earn a lot of money through social media. She doesn’t use Instagram as a source of income yet. But she does have more than 12 million followers there. And she has more than 500,000 followers on Twitter. If she likes, she can easily post sponsored posts and earn a lot of money.
As of August 2020, Joey King’s cash flow is over $3 million. But we can expect that number to go up in the coming years. She is a true star in the making.