Who is Joe Keery?
Joe Keery is an American actor and musician who is widely known for his appearance as Steve Harrington in the hit science fiction Netflix series Stranger Things. He is also famous for starring in the blockbuster film Free Guy. He is a contributing guitarist for the psych-rock band Post Animal.
Born on 24th April 1992, Keery was raised in his hometown Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States.
With English and Irish family background, the DePaul University alumni went from suffering to have gigs to becoming a superstar with his breakthrough in the drama film Molly’s Game. He hit the rock bottom of his career when he appeared in the Netflix mockumentary Death to 2020.
He currently stars as Steve Harrington in the popular Netflix television series Stranger Things.
Childhood – Family
Joe Keery was born as the son of American parents David Keery, an architect and Nina Keery, a Professor of English. He is survived by his four sisters Caroline, Lizzy, Kate, and Emma Keery.
He went to River Valley Charter School for junior years and Newburyport High School for senior years. He attended The Theatre School at DePaul University and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting. During high school, he also enrolled in Theater in the Open for acting classes.
Next, Joe went on to appear in the commercial campaigns for KFC and Domino.
|Real Name/Full Name||Joseph David Keery|
|Age||28 years old (2021)|
|Date of Birth||24th April 1992|
|High School||Newburyport High School|
|Hometown||Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States|
|Debut Film||Henry Gamble's Birthday Party (2015)|
|Debut TV Show||Sirens (2015)|
|Parents | Siblings|
|Sisters||Caroline Keery, Lizzy Keery, Kate Keery, Emma Keery|
|Birthday | Zodiac Sign|
|Birth Place||Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States|
Career – Works
Keery made his official acting debut in the television series Sirens in 2015. In the same year, he played the role of Emmett in the NBC web series Chicago Fire, followed by his role in the Hulu series Empire.
He made noticeable appearances in action films like Molly’s Game and After Everything. He also played the role of Jack in the short horror film How to Be Alone. He received much recognition when he portrayed the character of rideshare driver Kurt Kunkle in the comedy Hulu film Spree.
He is also credited for his role as Duke Goolies in Netflix’s Death to 2020. His career took a big turning point when he starred as Natalia Dyer‘s boyfriend Steve Harrington in Netflix’s Stranger Things.
As of 2021, he is ready to appear as Keys in Free Guy, alongside Ryan Reynolds.
Keery is one of the leading guitarists in the American band Post Animal, known for their album When I Think Of You In A Castle. He has also released his own music titled “Cool Cool Cool” in his early 20s.
According to his date of birth, Joe Keery is 28 years old in 2021. His zodiac sign is Taurus.
With a quite muscular body, Joe currently weighs 74 kilograms or 163 pounds, and he stands at the height of approximately 5 feet and 11 inches or 180 centimeters. Having dark brown hair and hazel eyes make Keery more attractive and handsome for modeling and brand endorsement.
Based on his workout routines and acting roles, Joe enjoys a very strong vegan diet.
|Weight | Height | Body Measurements|
|Weight||74 kg in Kilograms
163 lbs in Pounds
|Height||5' 11" in feet and inches
180 cm in centimeters
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Biceps Size||14 inches (36 cm)|
|Chest Size||41 inches (104 cm)|
|Waist Size||34 inches (86 cm)|
|Hips Size||32 inches (81 cm)|
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
Since he entered the entertainment industry, Joe has probably made millions of dollars. In fact, he earned a total of $150,000 per episode from Season 3 of Stranger Things. It is surprising to know that he has already made big-screen appearances on blockbuster screens at such a young age.
With consistent income from films and shows, Joe Keery has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
|Net Worth: 2019 – 2021|
|Income||Film, TV Show|
|Net Worth in 2019||$1 Million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$2 Million|
|Net Worth in 2021||To Be Estimated|
Dating Life – Girlfriend
While the Netflix star is in one of the cutest relationships on the show Stranger Things, Joe has been dating actress Maika Monroe aka Dillon Buckley since 2018. The couple made their relationship official when they made a public appearance together at the premiere of Stranger Things seasons two.
Since then, photos of them in New York City have been circulating on the internet.
Keery met Monroe for the first time on the set of their film After Everything in 2017. Since then, they have been enjoying each other’s company. In September 2020, Malika did a photoshoot of Joe and posted it on her Instagram.
Who is Joe Keery Dating in 2021?
As of 2021, Joe Keery is currently dating his beau girlfriend Maika Monroe. In fact, the paparazzi certainly like to follow them everywhere after they were spotted together grabbing hands and walking down the neighborhood in New York City with beverages in April 2020.
The duo seems to be stronger than before and looks forward to getting married in the future.
|Girlfriend||Maika Monroe (2018 – Present)|
10 Facts Only Joe Keery Fans Know
- His full name is Joseph David Keery
- Joe is the second oldest of five siblings
- He is originally from Newburyport, Massachusetts
- He used to work as a Bartender before rising to fame
- He was greatly influenced by his older sister Caroline to become an actor
- He originally auditioned for the role of Jonathan but ended up playing Steve
- He has an uncredited role as Jackson in the 2018 film Slice
- Joe was kicked out of the Stranger Things co-stars group chat for being “too old”
- Joe also stars alongside Sarah Hyland in the 2021 Taco Bell commercial
- He and Ben Schwartz look super similar but are not related