Joey Essex

Birthday, Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & Facts

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Joey Essex’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Joey Essex

Eye Color


Place Of Birth

Essex, london


32 years old

Birth Date

July 29, 1990

Star Sign


Joey Essex Facts

Child Star?



Television Personality, Entrepreneur

Education & Qualifications

West Hatch High School

Net Worth

$6.7 million

Current Partner

Tia Skillman


Donny, Tina




1.8m (5'7"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Horse

Annual Earnings

$500 thousand+ per year

About Joey Essex 

Joey Essex is the author of the best-selling autobiography 'Being Reem', based on his own life and experiences.

Joey Essex appeared, along with his sister, Frankie Essex, and cousin, Chloe Sims, in the reality show, 'The Only Way Is Essex' ('TOWIE'). Joey Essex was a contestant on the first season of 'Splash!' in 2013, but was ousted in the second heat of the splash-off, against television host, Charlotte Jackson.

Joey Essex confirmed his departure from the reality show, 'The Only Way Is Essex', on November 13, 2013. Essex also competed on the 13th series of 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!'.

Joey Essex Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Joey Essex's net worth?

Joey Essex's net worth is estimated at $6.7 million.

How much does Joey Essex earn per year?

Joey Essex earns about $500,000 a year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Joey Essex?

Joey Essex is 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) tall.

How old is Joey Essex?

Joey Essex was born on July 29, 1990, so he will turn 32 on July 29, 2022.

Childhood And Education

Joey Don Essex was born to Tina Essex and Donny Essex, on July 29, 1990, in London, England. When Joey Essex was only 10 years old, his mother died. Essex was psychologically affected by his mother's death, even though he was unaware of the circumstances leading to it.

Joey Essex attended West Hatch High School in Chigwell. In 2006, he left school at the age of 16, with few qualifications.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Joey Essex dating? 

Joey Essex is known to have had a series of relationships. His ex-girlfriends include Sam Faiers (2011-2014), Amy Willerton (2013), Stephanie Pratt (2016), Ellie Brown (2018), and Lorena Medina (2018). Sam Faiers is also the richest member of 'TOWIE'. His relationship with Sam Faiers was on and off, until they split permanently after several arguments. His recently rumored relationship is with a model, Tia Skillman.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Joey Essex first starred in the reality show, 'TOWIE', as a supporting cast member, with his cousin, Chloe Sims, in the second season of the show, before getting promoted to the main cast in the third series. The 'TOWIE' cast recorded and released a single called 'Reem' in 2011. Joey Essex also appeared in a music video, 'Last Christmas', the same year.

In March 2014, Joey Essex was featured in 'Educating Joey Essex', a sort of documentary filmed in South Africa, with Phillip Schofield as the narrator. ITV2 filmed a full series, which premiered in June 2014. ITV announced that the series was revived for a second seven-episode run in 2016, and the first episode, titled 'The Queen's 90th Birthday', premiered in 2017.

Essex won the second series of Channel 4's reality show, 'The Jump', in 2015, and he appeared in the E4 reality dating show, 'Celebs Go Dating', in 2016. Essex later returned to the show for the second season in 2017.

Joey Essex's hair products company, Joey Essex: D'Reem Hair, premiered on March 8, 2013. Fusey, his own shop in Brentwood, was launched on March 23, 2013, but closed in 2016. Essex debuted two fragrances on September 12, 2013, Fusey aftershave for men and My Girl perfume for women. Essex revealed in May 2017 that he would be starting a clothing line called DAFDEA.

Joey Essex has appeared on many English talk shows and game shows, including 'Loose Women' (2011), '8 Out of 10 Cats' (2011), 'Daybreak' (2011 and 2013), 'The Xtra Factor' (2011), 'This Morning' (2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014), 'Million Pound Drop Live' (2012), 'Through the Keyhole' (2013 and 2014), 'The Cube: Celebrity Special' (2014), and '8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown' (2014).

Joey Essex initially worked on a music career for himself. He shot to fame in his singing career with his single, 'Reem'.

Charity Work

Having lost his mother to suicide when he was just 10 years old, Joey Essex has been a Child Bereavement UK ambassador, since 2014.

Other Interesting Joey Essex Facts And Trivia

  • Joey Essex has an incredible collection of high-end clothing and accessories. He is a car enthusiast who owns a Lamborghini.
  • In January 2022, Joey Essex's luxurious bachelor pad was ransacked by thieves.
  • Joey Essex wore a flamboyant pink and black suit at the launch of his two fragrances.

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