Joel Courtney

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Full Name Joel Courtney
Age 24 Years Old
Nick Name Joel Courtney
Gender Male
Famous As Actor
Birth Date January 31st, 1996
Birth Place Monterey, California

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About Joel Courtney, American Actor

Joel Courtney is a renowned  American actor who is famous for portraying the role of Joseph "Joe" Lamb in Steven Spielberg/J. J. Abrams's science fiction horror film Super 8 in 2011 which is his debut movie. He is best known for playing the lead role of Peter Moore on The CW's TV series "The Messengers". He made his first TV show appearance on R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour in 2011. He is represented by the popular agencies and has done endorsement work for numerous brands like Umbro. He appeared as Lee Flynn alongside Jacob Elrodi and Joey King in the 2018 movie "The Kissing Booth" and in 2020 "The Kissing Booth 2". He has a huge social media fan base with more than 3.7 million followers on Instagram, more than 300k followers on Twitter, and more than 250k followers on Facebook. Joel Courtney was born on 31st January 1996 in Monterey, California, the USA. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is American-White. His race is White. He was born to his parents; Dale and Carla Courtney, his father, and his mother. Moreover, he also has three siblings; Joshua Courtney (Older Brother), Caleb Courtney (Older Brother), Chantelle Courtney (Older Sister). As of 2020, he celebrated his 24th birthday. His birth sign is Aquarius. Joel's educational background is not known. While Joel was living in Idaho, in the first week of his summer school break in 2010, he went to Los Angeles to work in a TV commercial and earned $100 for that.

Joel Courtney, Joey King, and Jacob Elordi

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Joel Courtney's Career

  • Firstly, Joel Courtney was counseled by the director Patti Kalles to give audition for Paramount Pictures' "Super 8" (2011) where he landed the starring role of Joseph "Joe" Lamb in the film. 
  • After that, he made his role in "Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn" (2014) where he played the part of Tom Sawyer. 
  • He also filmed the supernatural thriller Don't Let Me Go (released 2016), where he played the role of disgruntled teen who joins his father on a camping trip only to have a run-in with otherworldly forces. 
  • He then appeared in the Fox TV movie "Rogue".
  • In November 2012, he was cast in the Stephen King film "Mercy" which was released in 2014. 
  • He was cast in the direct-to-video indie films "Dear Eleanor" (2016) and "Sins of our Youth" (2016) in the year 2013. 
  • His role in the CW Television Network series "The Messengers" was later canceled in the 2014-2015 season. 
  • He later played the lead in the indie project The River Thief (2016), directed by N.D. Wilson. 
  • He also joined the cast of the indie film "Replicate", and in 2016 joined the cast of the indie film "F the Prom".
  • He then starred alongside Joey King in the Netflix film, "The Kissing Booth" in 2018. 
  • His next appearance was in the sequeal of "The Kissing Booth 2" which was released on 24th July 2020. It received negative reviews from critics, although critics called it an improvement over its predecessor. On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 28% based on 18 reviews, with an average rating of 4.44/10. On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 39 out of 100, based on 12 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".

Awards of Joel Courtney

For the film "Super 8", he won the award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor at the 2012 Saturn Awards. 

Joel Courtney is ENGAGED to Mia Scholink

Joel Courtney is Engaged to Mia Scholink

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Regarding the personal life of Joel Courtney, he is an engaged man. On February 14, 2020, he proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Mia Scholink getting down on one knee during a romantic weekend at Manhattan Beach in California. Sharing the news with his millions of Instagram followers, Joel announced: "Like I said, so much more to come!!! This woman right here, lemme tell you a lil bit about her. She is kind, patient, hysterical, forgiving, so beautiful she makes my heart stop, honest, and joyful. I love you @mia_scholink and I am so blessed to have you as my fiancé." The actor and his fiance Mia got engaged on Valentine's Day in February this year and have known each other since they were kids. Joel and Mia are thought to have known each other since they were kids but began dating in 2017. Joel, 24, is set to marry Mia, an entrepreneur who owns an online beauty shop Beauty Counter. The couple has also launched a YouTube channel under Joel's name to ‘connect with our fans'. The couple often share pictures of one another on their Instagram accounts, with captions such as "thankful for you" and "he's a keeper", aw! The couple is seemingly already planning their wedding, but details so far have remained under wraps. Along with his personal life, he is focusing on his career as well. He is straight by sexual orientation. 

Talking about the past relationship of Joel Courtney, he dates Katherine McNamara since 2011. The duo 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 later separated in the year 2015. After that, Joel and Isabelle Fuhrman were rumored to be dating during the filming of their movie in June 2013.

He 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. He also likes rock and light rap.

Joel Courtney's Net Worth 2020

Joel Courtney is an American actor with an estimated net worth of $1 Million as of 2020. He is a well-known actor in the field of the entertainment industry and has reached a great height in his career. Joel has done endorsement work for the following brands such as Teen Vogue, Netflix, Umbro. His major source of earning is from a movie career and he is satisfied with his earnings. There is no doubt int the mind of his followers that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his present work.