Joel Courtney Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Joel Courtney Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11.75 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth January 31, 1996
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Hazel

Joel Courtney is an American actor known for portraying various important roles in popular TV shows and films like Super 8 and The Messengers. He is represented by the popular agencies and has done endorsement work for numerous brands like Umbro. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 2 million followers on Instagram, more than 500k followers on Twitter, and more than 200k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Joel Courtney

Nick Name


Joel Courtney as seen in July 2015
Joel Courtney as seen in July 2015 (Aly Blue Headshots / IMDb / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Monterey, California, United States


Moscow, Idaho, United States




Joel’s educational background is not known.




  • Father – Dale Courtney
  • Mother – Carla Courtney
  • Siblings – Joshua Courtney (Older Brother), Caleb Courtney (Older Brother), Chantelle Courtney (Older Sister)
  • Others – John Neil Matthews (Maternal Grandfather), Nella Louise Hammack (Maternal Grandmother)


Joel Courtney is represented by –

  • Melanie Elman and Nate Steadman, Talent Agents, The Gersh Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
  • Authentic Talent and Literary Management (Manager), Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
  • Bonnie Liedtke (Manager)
  • Garrett Smith, Talent Agent Commercial, The Gersh Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
  • Nicki Fioravante, Publicist, Viewpoint, Beverly Hills, California, United States
  • Derek Kroeger, Legal Representative, Myman Greenspan Fox Rosenberg Mobasser Younger & Light, Los Angeles, California, United States




5 ft 11.75 in or 182 cm


72 kg or 159 lbs

Joel Courtney and Joey King as seen in May 2018
Joel Courtney and Joey King as seen in May 2018 (Joel Courtney / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Joel Courtney has dated –

  1. Katherine McNamara (2011-2015) – Joel and actress Katherine McNamara first met on the set of their movie, Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn. The couple met during the auditions for the film and after that, they went to Bulgaria for filming their movie. They dated for almost 4 years before separating in 2015.
  2. Isabelle Fuhrman (2013) – Dear Eleanor co-stars Joel and Isabelle Fuhrman were rumored to be dating during the filming of their movie in June 2013.

Race / Ethnicity


Joel has English ancestry with traces of German roots.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Tall height

Brand Endorsements

Joel has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • Teen Vogue
  • Netflix
  • Umbro
Joel Courtney at a red carpet event in January 2012
Joel Courtney at a red carpet event in January 2012 (Dmcourtn / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Best Known For

  • Portraying the role of Joseph “Joe” Lamb in Steven Spielberg/J. J. Abrams’s science fiction horror film Super 8 in 2011
  • Playing the lead role of Peter Moore on The CW’s TV series The Messengers

First Film

In 2011, Joel made his theatrical film debut as Joseph “Joe” Lamb in science fiction horror film Super 8.

First TV Show

Joel made his first TV show appearance on R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour in 2011.

Joel Courtney Favorite Things

  • Artist – Rascal Flatts
  • Movie – Despicable Me (2010)
  • Rap Artist – Eminem
  • Video Game – Ultimate Alliance 2
  • Shoes – Nike
  • Colors – Orange, Purple, Red, Blue
  • Starbucks Drink – Strawberries & Crème Frappuccino
  • Superhero – Ironman
  • Swimmer – Tom Jager
  • Chocolate – Toblerone
  • Cartoon Character – Bugs Bunny
  • TV Series – Lost, Alias, Fringe
  • Actor – Tom Hanks
  • Actress – Yvonne Strahovski
  • Food – Hawaiian pizza
  • Dessert – Cheesecake
  • Book Series – 100 Cupboards by N. D. Wilson, Ashtown Burials by N. D. Wilson, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
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Joel Courtney in an Instagram selfie as seen in January 2018
Joel Courtney in an Instagram selfie as seen in January 2018 (Joel Courtney / Instagram)

Joel Courtney Facts

  1. He is not very fond of slasher horror movies but he likes thriller movies.
  2. Joel was once mistaken for Justin Bieber.
  3. He is a big fan of Harry Potter and has read all the Harry Potter books as well as Harry Potter audiobooks. He has also seen all the Harry Potter movies.
  4. Joel also likes rock and light rap.
  5. At the age of 6, Joel got a chocolate labrador named Mocha.
  6. While Joel was living in Idaho, in the first week of his summer school break in 2010, he went to Los Angeles to work in a TV commercial and earned $100 for that.
  7. Follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Featured Image by Aly Blue Headshots / IMDb / CC BY-SA 4.0

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