Joey King is an American actress. She starred as Ramona Quimby in Ramona and Beezus, the 2010 adaptation of Beverly Cleary’s book series with the same title. She has also appeared in the films Oz the Great and Powerful, The Conjuring, White House Down, The Kissing Booth, Wish Upon and Slender Man.
Joey Lynn King
Birthday / Date of Birth
Joey King was born on July 30, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She is currently 19 years old.
She is also partly Christian.
Joey King has not yet finished her educational career.
- Father – Terry King (Arm-Wrestling Champion and consultant for Sylvester Stallone)
- Mother – Jamie King
- Siblings – Hunter King (Older Sister) (Actress), Kelli King (Older Sister) (Actress). She also has 1 more sister.
- Others – Frances (Great Aunt), Joseph King (Grandfather), Charlie and Angel (Dogs)
Joey King is signed to Coast to Coast Talent Group (Talent Agency), Los Angeles.
Boyfriend / Spouse
Joey King dated –
- Dylan Spray Berry (2016) – From February 2016 to June 2016, the actors Dylan and Joey dated each other.
- Jacob Elordi (2017-Present) – After appearing together on The Kissing Booth, Australian actor, Jacob Elordi started dating his co-star Joey King in 2017.
- In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
- In centimeters – 163 cm
- In meters – 1.63 m
- In Kilograms – 51 kg
- In Pounds – 113 lbs
- Measurements – 34-25-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
Her dress size is 4 (US).
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Best Known For
Joey King is best known for her role as Ramona Quimby in the 2010 film Ramona and Beezus. She has also starred in the movies like Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), The Conjuring(2013) and White House Down (2013).
Joey King first appeared in a short film Grace, which released in 2006. She played the title role of a little girl called Grace in the movie.
Joey King’s first TV appearance was as Emily Mason in the episodes ‘Day Care’ and ‘Books and Birdhouses’ of the Disney Channel’s sitcom The Suite Life of Zack and Cody in 2006.
Joey King is appearing in commercials since the age of four. Her first commercial was for ‘Life Cereal.’ After that, she has done numerous national commercials for brands like AT&T, McDonald’s, etc. Joey King has completed more than 100 commercials till 2015 (when she was 15), which included ‘Juicy Juice,’ Kay Jewelers,’ and ‘Eggo Bake Shop Strawberry Swirlz.’
Awards & Nominations
|2009||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role – Young Actress||Horton Hears a Who!||Nominated|
|2010||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Supporting Young Actress||Anatomy of Hope||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role – Young Actor/Actress||Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs||Nominated|
|2011||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress Ten and Under||Ramona and Beezus||Won|
|Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress Age Ten or Under||Ghost Whisperer||Nominated|
|2013||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress||The Dark Knight Rises||Nominated|
Joey King Favorite
- Favorite Perfume – Tom Ford’s Black Orchid
- Favorite Television Series – Grey’s Anatomy
- Favorite Snacks – Avocado with a Little Salt
- Favorite Accessory – Shoes
- Favorite Subject – French
- Favorite Superhero – Spiderman, Batman
- Favorite Personality – Zac Efron, Chuck Liddell
- Favorite Movie – Finding Nemo (2003), Ice Age Series (2002, 2006, 2009, 2012), 50 First Dates (featuring Drew Barrymore) (2004)
- Favorite Role Model – Jessica Chastain
- Favorite Sports – UFC Fights
Joey King Net Worth
Joey King’s net worth has accumulated to approximately $3 million dollars.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Joey King
- Joey King is also a voice artist. She has rendered her voice for yellow fur ball Katie, for the animated film ‘Horton Hears A Who’ for Beaver in ‘Ice Age 3 – Dawn of the Dinosaurs’ and Jessie in ‘The Boxcar Children.’
- Joey King is a singer also. She has recorded the song “Ramona Blue” with her sister in 2010.
- King had a role in Christopher Nolan’s third Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises (2012), as a young Talia al Ghul.
- She was the official spokesperson for D.E.A.R (Drop Everything And Read).
- She received the Young Artist Award for her performance as Ramona Quimby in ‘Ramona and Beezus’ (2010).
- She has also appeared in a video for Taylor Swift‘s song “Mean” (2011) in which she appeared as a young student who gets rejected by her peers.
- On her 11th birthday in 2010, she appeared on ‘The Tonight Show’ and received a pet pig as a gift from Jay Leno.
- In 2010, she guest starred in the series Ghost Whisperer. She was also featured in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Emily Mason in two episodes.
- She shaved her head in October 2018. This was the third time, she completely shaved off her head hair in 8 years.
- She is good friends with Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift, and Mackenzie Foy.
- In 2014, she appeared in Wish I Was Here with Oz co-star Zach Braff, as well as in Fargo as Greta Grimly, daughter of police officer Gus Grimly (Colin Hanks).
- In 2016 King was cast as the daughter of the character of Courtney Love in the coming-of-age drama film The Possibility of Fireflies. She played the lead character Claire in the 2017 horror-thriller film Wish Upon.
- In 2018, she starred in The Kissing Booth alongside Jacob Elordi and Joel Courtney.