Joe Keery Biography

Joe Keery is an American actor and musician. We know Keery for his breakout role as Steve Harrington in the American science fiction horror television series Stranger Things. For this role the young actor received Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.


Joe Keery and Gaten Matarazzo in “Stranger Things”

Joe Keery Age

Joe’s birthday falls on April 24. He was born in 1992, so he is 25 years old at present. The place of Keery’s birth is Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States.

Joe Keery and Maika Monroe

Sorry to disappoint you, but young Joe Keery has a girlfriend. Joe and his girlfriend Maika Monroe were spotted kissing on the streets of New York City recently. The camera got them in Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood when they were cuddling and sharing a kiss in the middle of the sidewalk. You can see him in a picture wrapping his arm around Maika’s shoulder while wearing a black sweater and a coat, faded gray jeans and black leather Oxford shoes and trendy sunglasses.


Joe Keery and his girlfriend Maika Monroe

The couple has been dating for a couple of years now. Maika is also an actress. She also loves kiteboarding. She started both acting and kiteboarding when he was 13 years old. The young American actress uprooted to the Dominican Republic at the age of 17 so she could pursue kiteboarding professionally. She apparently felt that her athletic career is something that she had more control over her acting career.

Joe Keery and Gaten Matarazzo, a popular American child actor are good friends.

Education and Early Life

Keery studied at The Theatre School at DePaul University, where he graduated in 2014. Before that, he graduated from Newburyport High School in his hometown in Massachusetts.

Joe grew up as the second oldest in a family of five children. He has four sisters. The family lived in Chicago, Illinois for a brief period of time. However, most of his childhood Keery spent in his hometown of Newburyport, where he discovered his passion for music and acting at a very early age. He loved playing music as a young boy and liked pretending that he has his own music band.

Joe Keery Band

He does preform in a band these days. Joe Keery musical band name is Post Animal. They have a base in Chicago, Illinois and they are a rock ‘n’ roll band. Apart from Joe Keery (guitar), other members of Post Animal are Dalton Allison who plays bass, Jake Hirshland who plays both guitar and keys, Javi Reyes and Matt Williams (both guitars) and Wes Toledo (drums). What is impressive is that all of them sing in the band too.


Joe Keery

When asked about his band, in one of the interviews, Joe Keery admitted that his Stranger Things Character Steve’s hair brought him to form the band.

Joe Keery Net Worth and Income

According to available information, Joe Keery has a net worth of around 2 million US dollars. He makes around $30,000 per episode of TV series Stranger Things.

Height and Weight of Joe Keery

The young and handsome American actor and musician is 5’1’’ or 1.8 m tall. At the same time, physically fit and weighs 74 kg or 163 lbs.

Joe Keery Television Series and Movies

His most notable role is definitely that of Steve Harrington in the American science fiction horror television series Stranger Things. In addition to this role, we know Keery from several movies such as a drama movie Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party (2015), The Charnel House, a horror-thriller movie from 2016, The Big Game (2017) and two post production movies, The Slice (2018) and Shotgun (2018). Furthermore, he played in various TV series like Empire, Chicago Fire and Sirens, all in 2015.


Joe Keery in “The Charnel House”

Ethnicity and Nationality

As for his nationality, Joe Kerry is an American. Also, he belongs to white ethnicity with European descent.

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Born:,April 24 1992
Ethnicity:,White (Caucasian)
Profession:,Actor and musician
Net Worth:,$2 million
Salary:,$30000 per “Stranger Things” episode
Hair Color:,Brown
Eye Color:,Brown
Height:,5’1’’ or 1.8 m
Weight:,74 kg or 163 lbs
Married to:,No
Affair with:,N/A
Birth Sign:,Taurus
Education:,Newburyport High School in Massachusetts and The Theatre School at DePaul University

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