Who is Joe Alwyn?
Joe Alwyn is a famous English actor who is best known for his role in the hit films Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016), The Favourite (2018), Mary Queen of Scots (2018) and Harriet (2019).
Born on 21st February 1991, Alwyn was raised in his hometown Tufnell Park, North London, UK.
With white family background, the struggling star went from suffering to have gigs to becoming a budding superstar with his breakthrough in the film Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, a war drama film directed by Ang Lee and based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Ben Fountain.
Childhood – Family
Joe Alwyn was born as the son of Elizabeth Alywn, a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, and Richard Alwyn, a documentary filmmaker. He is the grandson of director and producer Jonathan Alwyn. He is survived by his two siblings Patrick Alwyn and Thomas Alwyn.
Alwyn went to the City of London School. He graduated from the University of Bristol in 2012 and completed his BA degree in acting from the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama in 2015.
|Real Name/Full Name||Joseph Matthew Alwyn|
|Age||30 years old (2021)|
|Date of Birth||21st February, 1991|
|High School||City of London School|
|College||University of Bristol|
|Hometown||Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, United Kingdom|
|Ethnicity||Mixed (English and Scottish)|
|Debut||Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk|
|Parents | Siblings|
|Brothers||Patrick Alwyn, Thomas Alwyn|
|Birthday | Zodiac Sign | More|
|Birth Place||Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, United Kingdom|
Career – Works
Joe Alwyn auditioned for the role of Sam in Love Actually but eventually lost to Thomas Brodie-Sangster. It took him another 13 years to land his first role in a movie.
In early 2015, he entered into the acting industry after being selected for the lead role of Ang Lee’s 2016 war drama, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Since 2015, he has had several roles in Oscar-nominated dramas “The Favourite”, “Boy Erased” and “Mary Queen of Scots.”
Throughout his career, Alwyn has won a total of 7 awards, with additional nominations.
According to his date of birth, Joe Alwyn is 30 years old in 2021. His zodiac sign is Pisces.
With a quite muscular body, Joe currently weighs 86 kilograms or 190 pounds, and he stands at the height of approximately 6 feet and 1 inch or 185 centimeters. Having blonde hair and blue eyes make him more attractive and handsome for modeling and brand endorsement.
Alwyn said some of his favorite foods are pepperoni pizza (with mushrooms and olives) and also steak and chips.
|Weight | Height | Body Measurements|
|Weight||86kg in Kilograms or 190lbs in Pounds|
|Height||6' 1" in feet and inches or 185 cm in centimeters|
|Eye Color||Hazel Blue|
|Chest Size||43 inches (109 cm)|
|Biceps Size||14 inches (35 cm)|
|Waist Size||35 inches (89 cm)|
|Hips Size||33 inches (84 cm)|
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
Best known off-screen as Taylor Swift’s boyfriend, Alwyn received several acting opportunities and he probably earned a lot from his films like the Favourite. He was also listed by Forbes among 30 Under 30 in the category of Europe – Entertainment for the year 2019.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Joe Alwyn has an estimated net worth of $4 million USD in 2020. He probably earned a lot from his films like the Favourite.
|Net Worth: 2020 – 2021|
|Net Worth in 2020||$4 million
|Net Worth in 2021||$5 million|
Dating Life – Girlfriend
Less is known about Alywn’s previous dating as he is said to be a very private guy. However, he does have an Instagram account, and he lived with his parents up until very recently, according to Insider.
Who is Joe Alwyn dating in 2021?
Joe Alwyn is currently dating American singer Taylor Swift in 2021, for over three years. However, they have kept their relationship private. According to Insider, fans speculate that they first met at the 2016 Met Gala. In 2016, The Sun also reported Taylor and Joe were dating secretly for months.
The two didn’t walk the 2020 NME Awards carpet together, but they did sit next to each other at the show, which took place at the O2 Academy Brixton in London. A fan recorded several videos showing the couple kissing and hugging at the show after Swift won the award for the best solo act in the world.
|Girlfriend||Taylor Swift (May 2017 – Present)|
10 Facts Ony Joe Alwyn Fans Know
- His full name is Joseph Matthew Alwyn
- According to Us Weekly, he still lives with his parents
- In 2016, Alwyn made his TV show debut on the talk show Today
- He auditioned for the role of Sam in Love Actually but failed to get the lead role
- In September 2016, he also posed for a Vogue photoshoot with Swift’s squad member Gigi Hadid
- Swift’s Netflix documentary was released in January 2020, showcasing Alwyn in one scene
- His American accent in Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk was so convincing that his co-star Steve Martin had no idea he was from England
- He’s playing Bob Cratchit in a TV mini-series of A Christmas Carol
- Alwyn finds it flattering that Taylor Swift writes songs about him
- Alwyn posted photos of Swift’s cat, Benjamin Button, confirming that the couple was self-isolating together during the coronavirus pandemic