Joel Courtney Girlfriend, Dating, Gay
Joel Courtney broke out as the ultimate teenage crush when he starred as Lee Flynn in The Kissing Booth.
Netflix’s small rom-com became the most watched movie on its platform and propelled Joel’s career as the young heartthrob. One needs to keep on reading to know more about the rising star!
A busy actor, Joel hardly finds time to meet people out of the movie set.
Nevertheless, like many other Hollywood actors, he dated his co-stars in the past. In 2011, news broke out that he was dating Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn co-star Katherine McNamara.
Joel Courtney poses with his girlfriend, Katherine McNamara back when they were dating (Photo:assets.popbuzz.com)
But, fans were left confused when rumors surfaced that he began dating Dear Eleanor co-star Isabelle Fuhrman in 2013. The reason for the confusion was, fans thought that Katherine was still Joel’s girlfriend.
However, the former rumor was never confirmed by any party, and the Super 8 actor continued his relationship with Katherine till 2015. After that, the pair reportedly parted ways.
Joel Courtney poses with The Kissing Booth co-star Joey King on 24th March 2019 (Photo: Joel Courtney's Instagram)
Joel’s admirers were in for a treat when they thought Joel started dating his The Kissing Booth, Joey King in 2018.
Despite the constant appearance on each other’s social media, the pair turned out to be close friends like their on-screen characters in the teen movie. Joel considered her as his sister in real life. Thus, romance rumors went out of the window.
Interestingly, the pair will return as the best friends on the much-loved movie’s sequel The Kissing Booth 2 in 2020. Interestingly, the first movie had a gay romance, maybe the storyline about the gay couple will increase in the second installment of the project.
Joel Courtney’s Bio
The actor, age 23, was born on 31st January 1996, in Monterey, CA. He got into acting because of his elder brother. Well, he came along with his father when his brother moved to the city of dreams to pursue acting.
While in LA, Joel decided to earn some money doing commercials, but his brother’s agent convinced him to go for an audition for a movie. The movie turned out to be Hollywood heavyweight Steven Spielberg’s film Super 8 and luckily after multiple call back auditions Joel landed the part.
After the project, he went on to star in Don’t Let Me Go, Sins of Our Youth, Mercy, The River Thief, and F the Prom. However, it was The Kissing Booth which propelled him to international fame.
Courtesy of his movie roles, he earns a salary of $50,235 per year and boasts a decent net worth. Behind his success are his beautiful family of loving parents and three elder siblings Caleb, Chantelle, and Josh.
For his measurement, the handsome actor stands at an impressive height of 6 feet (1.83m) and a complementing weight of 72 kg.