Joe Keery Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Joe Keery Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight74 kg
Date of BirthApril 24, 1992
Zodiac SignTaurus
Eye ColorHazel

Joe Keery is an American actor and musician who is best known for having been cast as Steve Harrington in the Netflix science-fiction horror series Stranger Things as well as for having been a part of the psychedelic rock band Post Animal. Some of Keery’s other acting credits include playing Officer Ed Reinhardt in the comedy television series No Activity, Emmett in the NBC drama series Chicago Fire, Chris in the comedy-drama film After Everything, Tony Trichter III in the Fox musical drama series Empire, Gabe in the drama film Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party, Jack/The Gimp in the short film How to Be Alone, and Kurt Kunkle in the comedy horror film Spree.

Born Name

Joseph David Keery

Nick Name

Joe

Joe Keery at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International
Joe Keery at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States

Residence

He lives in the Ravenswood neighborhood of Chicago.

Nationality

American

 

Education

Joe Keery went to the Newburyport High School.

He then got enrolled at The Theatre School at DePaul University and graduated in 2014.

Occupation

Actor, Musician

Family

  • Father – David Keery (Architect)
  • Mother – Nina Keery (Professor of English)
  • Siblings – Caroline Keery (Sister), Lizzy Keery (Sister), Kate Keery (Younger Sister), Emma Keery (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Thomas David Keery (Paternal Grandfather), Constance FitzGerald (Paternal Grandmother), Robert Barger (Maternal Grandfather), Susan Rae Haney Rust (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Joe Keery has been represented by –

  • Authentic Talent and Literary Management, Talent Management Company, Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Viewpoint, Inc., Public Relations Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States

Genre

Heavy Psych Pop, rock

Instruments

Vocals, drums, and guitar

Labels

His music band Post Animal has released their music on their own.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180 cm

Weight

74 kg or 163 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Joe Keery has dated –

  1. Emily Schexnayder – Going by his Instagram feed, he seems to be in a relationship with a girl named Emily Schexnayder, who also happens to be an actress. He was first rumored to be with her in December 2016 after he uploaded a screenshot of his phone’s screen in an Instagram post, which had Emily’s picture as a wallpaper. Although they haven’t officially revealed that they are dating, the nature of their pictures on social media hints at the possibility. She also regularly posts their pictures and sometimes, opts to post his solo pictures as well, such as this one, in which she compares him to a 60’s English French music star.
  2. Maika Monroe (2017-Present) – In 2017, actors Maika Monroe and Joe commenced dating each other. They have also been seen on-screen in the 2018 comedy-drama film Shotgun.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Irish, English, Scottish, and German ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Long hairdo
  • A boy next door appearance

Brand Endorsements

Joe has been cast in the TV commercials for –

  • Nintendo Amibo (2014)
  • Domino’s Pizza (2017). The advert was inspired by John’s scene from Hughes’ 80’s classic movie, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
  • KFC
  • Taco Bell (in December 2020, alongside Sarah Hyland)

Best Known For

  • Being cast in the supporting role of Steve Harrington in the sci-fi horror series, Stranger Things.
  • Having made guest appearances on popular shows such as Empire and Chicago Fire.

First Album

In December 2015, his music band Post Animal released their debut studio album, Perform the Most Curious Water Activities.

As a solo artist, he has released a couple of singles such as Slowbro and I’m Not Smart.

First Film

In 2015, Joe made his film debut in a minor role in the drama film, Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party.

First TV Show

In 2015, Joe made his first TV show appearance in an episode of comedy TV series, Sirens.

Personal Trainer

Joe regularly hits the gym to keep his fitness level up. In the gym, he prefers to lift weights.

For cardio, he relies on running, which has become an essential part of the daily routine. He is also a big fan of exercise bands and his love for this exercise accessory is particularly fueled by the fact that you can easily carry bands around while traveling.

Joe Keery Favorite Things

  • Chicago Bar – Ten Cat Tavern
  • Chicago Gym – Brooklyn Boulders Chicago
  • Chicago Cafe – Osmium Coffee Bar
  • Pokémon – Golduck
  • Spirit Animal – Moose
  • Travel Bucket List Destination – Great Wall of China

Source – ChicagoSplash.com, Coup de Main Magazine

Joe Keery Facts

  1. Two of his younger sisters, Emma and Kate, are twins.
  2. To make sure that his preparations for the role of Steve Harrington for Stranger Things were absolutely perfect, he took professional swimming training, which involved learning different strokes.
  3. He started playing music and performing while he was studying in 8th grade in middle school. He had a bunch of friends who started playing music with him almost at the same time.
  4. Till 2015, he used to play drums for Post Animal but after their guitarist moved to New York City for the summers, he decided to become a guitarist and got a friend of his to play drums.
  5. While growing up, he played hockey for about eight and a half years.
  6. He got into acting while studying in high school. He had started performing on his sister’s insistence.
  7. In 2019, he started appearing in the recurring role of Officer Ed Reinhardt in No Activity.
  8. Alongside Sasheer Zamata, Mischa Barton, John DeLuca, Lala Kent, Frankie Grande, Kyle Mooney, and David Arquette, he co-starred as Kurt Kunkle, a young man obsessed with being a social media star and becoming viral, in the comedy horror film, Spree, in 2020.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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