About Joel Courtney
Joel Courtney is an American actor who has a bunch of film and television acting credits to his name.
He is best known for his debut role in the successful movie, 'Super 8'. Later on, he worked on a series of films and television projects, which catapulted his career and made him successful in the industry.
Joel Courtney got cast for his role as Joe Lamb through sheer coincidence. He went to Los Angeles with his elder brother and father during the first week of his summer break in 2010 and only wanted to earn $100 and a commercial. However, he was advised to audition for 'Super 8', which incidentally turned him into a superstar in just a year! Since then, Joel Courtney has been active in the industry and has appeared in many roles. His work as an actor has also won him many awards and has allowed him to amass a sizeable net worth. Keep reading to learn more about Joel Courtney, his early life, and his career as an actor!
Joel Courtney Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Joel Courtney’s net worth?
Joel Courtney has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
How much does Joel Courtney earn per year?
Joel Courtney's annual income is not known.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Joel Courtney?
Joel Courtney is 6 ft (183 cm) tall!
How old is Joel Courtney?
Joel Courtney was born on January 31, 1996. He is 26 years old as of 2022!
Childhood And Education
Joel Courtney was born in Monterey, California, and was then raised in Idaho, in the Moscow region. He has three siblings named Caleb, Josh, and Chantelle.
Joel Courtney attended the Logos School in Idaho. Not much else is known about his early life or how he came to develop an interest in the film industry.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Joel Courtney’s partner?
Joel Courtney is married to Mia Scholink. He proposed to her in February 2020, and the couple got married in an intimate ceremony later that year.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
Joel Courtney is best known for his work as an actor in the entertainment industry of the United States of America. He started his career through a Steven Spielberg movie named 'Super 8' and then worked on several other projects such as 'Don't Let Me Go', 'Sins Of Our Youth', 'Mercy', 'And Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn' - among many others. He has also appeared in some television projects. For example. he appeared in a single episode in the third season of 'Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D'
Joel Courtney is famous for playing Lee Flynn in the Netflix film series, 'The Kissing Booth'. The first movie in the series was released by Netflix in 2018. 'The Kissing Booth 2' came out in 2020, Followed By 'The Kissing Booth 3', which was released in 2021. All three of the movies featured Joel Courtney.
Joel Courtney has been involved with 'The Lollipop Kids Foundation'.
What awards has Joel Courtney won?
Joel Courtney has won the Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards for Best Ensemble Acting, and the Saturn Awards for Best Performance by a Young Actor.
Other Interesting Joel Courtney Facts And Trivia
- Joel Courtney was born in Monterey, California.
- He grew up in Idaho and started his career in the film industry when he went to Los Angeles, California, for a summer break in 2010.
- Joel Courtney initially wanted to earn $100 and a small commercial during his time in Los Angeles, but eventually got cast as Joe Lamb in his debut film, 'Super 8'. This was a Steven Spielberg and JJ Abrams film, which gained him a lot of fame and a number of awards as well.
- Joel Courtney then started working on other film and television projects.
- He also played the role of Tom Sawyer in 'Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn'. The movie is based on books written by the legendary writer Mark Twain.
- Joel Courtney is also famous for playing Lee Flynn in the Netflix film series named 'The Kissing Booth'.
- The first film of 'The Kissing Booth' series was released in 2018.
- The second and third films were released in 2020 and 2021, respectively.
- Joel Courtney also appeared in a TV movie directed by Brett Ratner. The movie was named 'Rogue'.
- He also acted in a film adaptation of Stephen King's 'Gramma'. The movie was named 'Mercy'. Joel Courtney's character in the movie was named Buddy.
- Joel Courtney, during the early part of his career in the film industry, played a role in a supernatural thriller movie named 'Don't Let Me Go'.
- 'Don't Let Me Go' is about an agitated teen and his father who go on a camping trip and come by an array of dangerous events.
- For his debut in 'Super 8', Joel Courtney won the Best Performance by a Young Actor award.
- During his first audition in Los Angeles, Joel Courtney was suggested by Patti Kalles that he take part in the audition for 'Super 8'.
- Patti Kalles was the acting coach for Joel Courtney's elder brother at the time.
- In a movie named 'Spare Time Killers', Joel Courtney played Young Tony.
- He also appeared as John Westmore in two episodes of 'The Haunting Hour'.
- Joel Courtney was cast for a one-episode role in a show named 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'.
- Joel Courtney also has an elder sister named Chantelle Courtney.
- The siblings grew up together in Idaho.
- Joel Courtney attended a local Christian school in Moscow, Idaho, named Logos School.
- Joel Courtney is married to Mia Scholink, who he also dated for a while before getting married to her in 2020.
- Joel Courtney also bagged in a television series named 'The Messenger'. However, the show was canceled during its very first season.
- Joel Courtney was born on January 31, 1996.
- Joel Courtney was 22 years old in 'The Kissing Booth'.
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