Joel Rush Birthday & Fun Facts

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Christian Mba
Jan 31, 2024 By Christian Mba
Originally Published on Jun 23, 2022
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In this article, you can learn all about the American actor, Joel Rush.
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About Joel Rush

Joel Rush is an American actor and model from Indiana.

Joel Rush is best known for his performance in the soap opera, 'Days Of Our Lives'. Rush is also known for his portrayal of Zadkiel in 'Lucifer'.

Joel Rush was born in August 1981 in Indiana. Rush grew up in and received his education in Tampa, Florida. Joel Rush has acted in several movies and television shows.

In the inaugural season of 'True Beauty', Joel Rush came in second place. He went on to appear in 'Make It Or Break It', 'Big Time Rush', 'Betty White's Off Their Rockers', and 'Femme Fatales' as a guest star.

Joel Rush has been in a slew of romantic comedies. 'Eating Out: Drama Camp', 'Eating Out: The Open Weekend', and 'Love Or Whatever' are just a few of the movies has appeared in.

In the TV series, 'If Loving You Is Wrong', Joel Rush plays Edward Willis. Following his role in 'Bachelors', Joel Rush went on to appear in 'Honey: Rise Up And Dance', 'This Is Our Christmas', 'The Trap', and 'A Madea Family Funeral'. In 2022, he appeared in HBO's 'The Righteous Gemstones', as a regular cast member.

Keep reading to learn all about Joel Rush, including his net worth, family life, and career!

Joel Rush Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Joel Rush’s net worth?

Joel Rush is an actor and model from the United States. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Joel earns most of his net worth from his acting jobs and movies. As a model, he also earns from brand advertisements and sponsorships.

How much does Joel Rush earn per year?

Joel Rush earns around $80,000 per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Joel Rush?

Joel Rush is 6 ft (183 cm) tall.

How old is Joel Rush?

Joel Rush was born on August 26, 1981. He is currently 40 years old and will turn 41 in August 2022.

Childhood And Education

Joel Rush was born in August 1981, in Logansport, Indiana. Rush attended a private school in Tampa, Florida, where he completed his primary and secondary education.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Joel Rush's family?

Joel Rush was born in August 1981 in Indiana. He received his education in Tampa. Not much information is available about Rush's family, so his parents' names are not known.

Who is Joel Rush dating?

Joel Rush is dating his girlfriend, Zulay Henao. The couple has been dating since October 2014. Joel and Zulay have a daughter together named Logan.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Joel Rush appeared in the first season of the ABC competitive reality program, 'True Beauty', in 2009, which he finished in second position. He went on to have guest-starring roles in 'Make It Or Break It', 'Big Time Rush', and 'Femme Fatales'.

Joel Rush also had a recurring role on the NBC daytime soap opera, 'Days Of Our Lives'. 'Days Of Our Lives' aired almost every weekday since November 1965. This made it one of the world's longest-running scripted TV shows.

The show is set in Illinois in the fictitious city of Salem. The Brady and Horton families are the core of the series. In April 1975, daily episodes were increased from 30 minutes to 60 minutes due to the popularity of the series.

'Days Of Our Lives' is the most extensively broadcast soap opera in the United States. It has been broadcasted to numerous nations across the globe in the years since its premiere. Due to its coverage of issues that other soaps would not dare to tackle, the show was dubbed the most daring drama of the '70s.

Rush has also starred in many romantic comedy films. Some of them include 'Eating Out: Drama Camp', 'Eating Out: The Open Weekend', and 'Love Or Whatever'.

Joel Rush was cast as Edward 'Eddie' Willis in the TV series, 'If Loving You Is Wrong', which was an Oprah Winfrey Network prime-time soap opera in 2014.

Joel Rush went on to star in the films 'Bachelors', 'Honey: Rise Up and Dance', 'This Is Our Christmas', and 'The Trap'.

In 2019, he played the role of a police officer in 'A Madea Family Funeral'. In 2021, he had a recurring role as Zadkiel in the Netflix show, 'Lucifer'.

Lucifer is a character inspired by the DC Comics series 'The Sandman'. The character was created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg. The character of Lucifer went on to star in his own spin-off series published by DC Comics under the Vertigo label.

In 2022, he also had a recurring part in HBO's comedy, 'The Righteous Gemstones', a comedy series created by Danny McBride. The series aired on HBO in August 2019. The show centers on a well-known, but strained family of televangelists. They are led by a widowed father who lives with his children in opulence due to church contributions.

Other Interesting Joel Rush Facts And Trivia

  • Joel Rush is popular on social media platforms. He has 54,000 followers on his Instagram account as of June 2022. Joel often posts about his daughter and his everyday life activities on his social media.
  • Joel Rush started his career in the entertainment industry after he came second in the reality show, 'True Beauty'.
  • Joel Rush was born on August 26, 1981. His zodiac sign is Virgo.
  • Joel Rush is of American nationality.

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Joel Rush Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Joel Rush

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Place of Birth




182 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

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Actor, Model

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Zulay Henao

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