Joey King - Biography
Joey Lynn King was born in Los Angeles, California on July 30, 1999. King is a well-known American actress. King rose to prominence as the lead in The Kissing Booth (2018) and its sequel.
She rose to prominence after playing Ramona Quimby in the comedy film Ramona and Beezus (2010).
King has also starred in the films Battle: Los Angeles (2011), Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), The Conjuring (2013), White House Down (2013), Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), Wish Upon (2017), Slender Man (2018), and The Lie (2018).
Terry and Jamie King gave birth to Joey Lynn King in Los Angeles, California.
Joey King began her professional acting career at the age of four. Joey's debut commercial was a nationwide campaign for Life Cereal. Joey's grandmother, who used to participate in live theatre, is claimed to have instilled in her a passion for acting.
She's also appeared in advertisements for AT&T, Kay Jewelers, and Eggo. In Simi Valley, King went the Phoenix Ranch School. Kelli King and Hunter King, two of his elder sisters, are actresses. According to King, she is "half Jewish, part Christian, but primarily Jewish.
Grace (2006), King's debut film, was shot when she was six years old. Joey had to pretend to almost drown in the icy cold ocean on the first day of filming. Joey has stated that following that, she was fully hooked on producing movies.
King made her cinematic debut as the main character's daughter in Reign Over Me. She next played the yellow fur ball Katie in Horton Hears a Who! (2008) and Beaver in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009).
Joey earned her first starring part in the film Ramona and Beezus when she was nine years old (2010). Joey portrayed Ramona Quimby, a character that is constantly up to no good. Joey has stated that the job transformed her life and that she will be eternally thankful to two of the most incredible, brilliant women, Liz Allen and Denise DeNovi, who are still Joey's dear friends.
Joey has worked with some of the most prestigious directors in her short career, including Christopher Nolan, who Joey describes as "extremely involved in every detail," including being present when Joey shaved her hair for her role in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Sam Raimi, who captured Joey's heart with his gentle and patient demeanour and brilliant vision while working on Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), and Rory Kinnear (2013).
Joey has talked at a number of schools and Boys and Girls Clubs about the significance of making a positive change in the world, even when you are young. She volunteers and donates to several causes, and when she is not working, you can find her helping her grandma deliver meals to the elderly through Meals on Wheels.
She played Elle Evans in Netflix's teen romance comedy The Kissing Booth in 2018. She returned to the role in the sequel The Kissing Booth 2, which was published in 2020, and will do so again in The Kissing Booth 3, which is set to be released in 2021.
In 2019, she starred in Hulu's real crime anthology series The Act. King was hired in the part of Gypsy Rose Blanchard, which prompted her to shave her head for the third time in her career. She also played Morgan in the fourth season of the CBS sitcom Life in Pieces.
Dan Spilo, a talent agent, represents King. She just secured a deal with Hulu to create television programming for the company's service. Her All The King's Horses production business recently signed a contract with Netflix.
Awards & Achievements
Joey won Young Artist Awards (2011) For Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress Ten and Under, In 2020 Joey won People's Choice Awards in The Comedy Movie Star of 2020 category.