Joel Courtney is an American actor known for his role as Joe Lamb in the film Super 8. He also played the lead role of Peter Moore on The CW’s series The Messengers. In 2015, Joel joined the cast of the indie film Replicate and in 2016 joined the cast of the indie film F the Prom. In 2018, Courtney starred alongside Joey King in the Netflix film, The Kissing Booth.

Birth Name

Joel Courtney







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Joel Courtney was born on the 31st of January 1996, in Monterey, California, United States.


He’s currently 24 years old.


Moscow, Idaho, United States

Sun Sign




He has English ancestry with traces of German roots.




Joel’s educational background is not known.


Family Details

  • Father – Dale Courtney
  • Mother – Carla Courtney
  • Siblings – Joshua Courtney (Older Brother), Caleb Courtney (Older Brother), Chantelle Courtney (Older Sister)
  • Relatives – John Neil Matthews (Maternal Grandfather), Nella Louise Hammack (Maternal Grandmother)

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Joel Courtney has dated –

  • Katherine McNamara (2011-2015) – Joel and actress Katherine McNamara first met on the set of their movie, Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn. The couple met during the auditions for the film and after that, they went to Bulgaria for filming their movie. They dated for almost 4 years before separating in 2015.

  • Mia Scholink (2017-Present) – In February 2020, Joel got engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Mia Scholink. The couple are planning to get married soon.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 6 feet 0 inches
  • In centimeters – 183 cm
  • In meters – 1.83 m


  • In Kilograms – 72 kg
  • In Pounds – 159 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 38–12–32
  • Chest – 38 in or 96.5 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 12 in or 30.5 cm
  • Waist – 32 in or 81 cm

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 11 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Joel became known for his role as Joe Lamb in the film Super 8 (2011). He also played the lead role of Peter Moore on The CW’s series The Messengers (2015).

Film Debut

In 2011, Joel made his theatrical film debut as Joseph “Joe” Lamb in science fiction horror film Super 8.

Television Debut

In 2011, Joel made his first TV show appearance on R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour.

Brand Endorsements

Joel has done endorsement work for the following brands as Teen Vogue, Netflix & Umbro.

Joel Courtney Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Tom Hanks
  • Favorite Actress – Yvonne Strahovski
  • Favorite SingerRihanna, Miley Cyrus
  • Favorite TV Show – Lost, Alias, Fringe
  • Cartoon Character – Bugs Bunny
  • Favorite Artist – Rascal Flatts
  • Favorite Movie – Despicable Me (2010)
  • Favorite Rap Artist – Eminem
  • Favorite Video Game – Ultimate Alliance 2
  • Favorite Shoes – Nike
  • Favorite Starbucks Drink – Strawberries & Crème Frappuccino
  • Favorite Superhero – Ironman
  • Favorite Swimmer – Tom Jager
  • Favorite Chocolate – Toblerone
  • Favorite Color – Orange, Purple, Red, Blue
  • Favorite Food – Hawaiian Pizza

Joel Courtney Net worth

Joel Courtney has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Joel Courtney

  • At the age of 6, Joel got a chocolate labrador named Mocha.
  • Joel is a big fan of Harry Potter and has read all the Harry Potter books as well as Harry Potter audiobooks. He has also seen all the Harry Potter movies.
  • Courtney is not very fond of slasher horror movies but he likes thriller movies.
  • He’s good friends with Isabelle Fuhrman and Katherine McNamara.
  • In 2012, Courtney filmed the supernatural thriller Don’t Let Me Go, playing a disgruntled teen who joins his father on a camping trip only to have a run-in with otherworldly forces.
  • In 2015, Joel played the lead role of Peter Moore on The CW’s series The Messengers.
  • In 2015, Courtney joined the cast of the indie film Replicate.
  • In 2018, Joel starred alongside Joey King in the Netflix film, The Kissing Booth.


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