Joe Keery is an American actor who is most popularly known for his role as ‘Steve Harrington’ in the Netflix original series ‘Stranger Things. He is also a contributing musician for American psychedelic rock and Post Animal.
Joseph David Keery was born on April 24, 1992, in Newburyport, Massachusetts to mother Nina Keery and father David Keery. His zodiac sign is Taurus. His mother is an English Professor and father, and architect. He has 4 sisters- Caroline, Lizzy, Kate, and Emma. He is the second of five children. He studied in River Valley Charter School, a local Montessori elementary and middle school, and did then went to Newburyport High School.
From the time he was a young kid, he was interested in acting so initially he began by participating in a theater in the Open, a performing arts camp at Maudslay State Park. After being insisted on by his sister, he then started performing in High School Dramas. Joe Keery did his graduation from The Theatre School at DePaul University and passed with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting in 2014.
Joe Keery is a 29 years old charming guy with a hot personality. His golden-brown hair and dashing hairstyles are very much adored by all his fans especially ladies.
Joe Keery is an American actor who began his career by doing petty commercial advertisements for KFC, Amiibo, and Dominoes. After that, he worked in an American musical drama television series called ‘Empire’ as a guest playing the role of Tony Tricher III, the untalented grandson of a wealthy businessman. Joe’s appearance came in season 1 episode 12. He also played the role of Emmet in another American drama series called ‘Chicago Fire’ but only for two episodes. Joe Keery’s full-fledged appearance was noted in a film named ‘Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party. In 2015 he also starred an episode of a series called ‘Sirens’, and in a movie ‘The Charnel House’ as Scott.
However, a breakthrough point in his career was when he started playing Steve Harrington in American Netflix Original Series ‘Stranger Things. Steve was a charming character who could easily make a girl fall in love with him. Initially, he had auditioned for the role of Jonathan but somehow he later sent in a tape for steve’s role and got selected for it. Stranger Thing’s first season was released on July 15 2016 and now it has three seasons. The fourth season will be released possibly in the latter half of 2021. Besides his recurring role in the series, Joe Keery has also starred in many other independent movies like ‘Spree’ and the action-comedy ‘ Free Guy’.
Joe Keery is not only a talented actor but also a successful musician. He plays the guitar for a psych-rock band called Post Animal-based in Chicago. They even released an album in 2015 and the second album in 2018 where Joe Keery can be seen contributing as a vocalist as well as a guitarist. But he is no longer a touring member of the band from 2019.
Nevertheless, Joe Keery released four single albums under the artist name Moniker Djo, first one was ‘Roddy’, then ‘Chateau’ and ‘Twenty Twenty’ all in 2019. He also released a new single ‘Keep Your Head Up’ in 2020. Joe Keery has an Instagram account(@uncle_jezzy) and Twitter id of (@joe_keery) with more than a million followers.
RELATIONSHIP AND GIRLFRIEND
Unlike Joe Keery’s character in Stranger Things, he has quite a happy and peaceful dating history in real life. Joe has been dating 27 years old actress Maika Monroe. Joe Kerry and his girlfriend met on the sets of their movie ‘After Everything’ in 2017 and they eventually fell in love with each other.
Although they were not paired together in that movie yet they hit it off. They have been happily dating for four years now. Joe Keery even brought his girlfriend to the premiere of Stranger Things Season 3 where they were seen engaging in PDA and being a lovely couple.
The couple often shares each other’s pictures on their respective social media accounts with cute loving captions appreciating and admiring their love for one another. Usually, they like to keep a low-key relationship in public but they never shy away from getting clicked by the paparazzi especially when they hang out together or are seen together in public places.
Joe Keery and his girlfriend were seen a lot of time shopping, having dinner, and usually visiting each other. Joe Keery’s girlfriend Monroe had made her debut with the 2012 thriller film At Any Price, which also starred Zac Efron. Because she keeps picking roles to play in horror movies, she has been given the title of ‘Scream queen’. Apart from acting, the 27-year-old actress is also a professional kiteboarder and loves kiteboarding in the Dominican Republic any chance she gets.
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