'The Kissing Booth': Everything You Need To Know About Joey King

The Kissing Booth: Everything You Need To Know About Joey King
July 30, 2020 - 14:21 / Rachel Johnson

At just 21 years old, American actress Joey King has already created quite the stir in Hollywood. The star of the successful Netflix movie series The Kissing Booth, here is everything you need to know about the young, talented, and gorgeous Joey King! 

Born July 30, 1999, American actress Joey King was born to act! Talent runs in the family, and her two older sisters, Hunter and Kelli King have also found success in Hollywood! Inspired by her sisters and her live theater performing grandmother, Joey would begin her acting career at the young age of 4! 

Her very first performance would be in a Life Cereal commercial and her first big film debut would come in 2007 in drama Reign Over Me. Joey won over the hearts of directors with her talent and charming personality and would really begin to rise to fame with her 2010 performance in the popular Beverly Cleary film adaptation Ramona and Beezus!

Joey King would continue to add to her already impressive resume with films like Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), and The Conjuring (2013). By the time she landed the role of "Elle Evans" in 2018's The Kissing Booth, at 18 years old, Joey was a force to be reckoned with. 

Joey King and The Kissing Booth

Joey King and Jacob Elordi The Kissing Booth 2018

Starring alongside both Jacob Elordi and Joel Courtney, Joey King delivers an outstanding performance in Netflix's The Kissing Booth. Joey's character "Elle Evans" decides to run a kissing booth at her high school's Spring Carnival, but she just happens to kiss her crush and best friend's brother! 

"Elle" must then decide what is more important, following her heart or saving her friendship! The film was such a hit that Netflix just released The Kissing Booth 2 and great news for fans- Netflix has already announced that The Kissing Booth 3 will be released in 2021! We can hardly wait!

Joey King Today

Joey King attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

At just 21 years old, Joey King has already seen more success than she could have imagined! In addition to The Kissing Booth, you can also catch Joey on hit Hulu crime drama The Act as well as on the fourth season of CBS comedy Life in Pieces

While the actress may have two handsome choices to choose from on The Kissing Booth, in real life she is happily dating director Steven Piet! They may keep their relationship on the DL, but they appear to be happy and having fun together!