Who is Joe Alwyn?

Joe Alwyn is an English actor. He is best known for his roles in the films “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” and “The Favourite”. He has gained popularity owing to his relationship with the famous singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. Besides, Joe secretly wanted to be an actor despite being introvert in childhood. In spite of being related to famous personalities, he has earned stardom on his own and has built an extensive fan base for himself both in the English entertainment industry and beyond. He is also widely known for his role in the film “Harriet” in 2019.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameJoe Alwyn
Birth DateFebruary 21, 1991
Birth PlaceTunbridge Well, Kent, England, UK
Full NameJoseph Matthew Alwyn
Star SignPisces
ParentsFather: Richard Alwyn
Mother: Elizabeth Alwyn
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendTaylor Swift
Net Worth$4 million
Height6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m)
Weight86 kg (190 lbs)
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorBlue

Joe Alwyn


Joe was born on February 21, 1991, as the name Joseph Matthew Alwyn, in Tunbridge Well, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He is currently 29 years old. His zodiac sign is Pisces. He is a son to father, Richard Alwyn who is a documentary filmmaker and to mother Elizabeth Alwyn who is a psychotherapist. He is the great-grandson of composer William Alwyn.

Nationality and Physical Statistics

Alwyn is British by nationality and is of the white race.

Besides that Joe stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) and weighing about 86 kg (190 lbs).  Additionally, his hair colour is blonde and his eye colour is blue.

Early Life of Joe Alwyn

Alwyn attended and graduated from the City of London School. He also became the member of the National Youth Theatre in his late teens. He acted in two student productions at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival while studying literature and drama at the University of Bristol. After graduating in 2012, he completed a BA in acting at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Joe Alwyn


He began his acting career eventually within two weeks of his graduate showcase in early 2015. He featured as the lead role of Ang Lee’s war drama “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” based on Ben Foundation’s novel in 2016. The following year, he had a supporting role in the English drama film “The Sense of an Ending”. He appeared in Yorgos Lanthimos’ award-winning period drama “The Favourite” in 2018.

Eventually the same year, he also had supporting roles in the films “Operation Finale,” “Boy Erased” and “Mary Queen of Scots”. While “Boy Erased” is a biographical drama film following the son of Baptist parents who are compelled to participate in a gay conversion therapy program. Subsequently, “Mary Queen of Scots” is about a historical drama flick about the life of Mary I of Scotland who reigned over Scotland from 1542 to 1567. However, he also received the Trophee Chopard alongside Elizabeth Debicki at the Cannes Film Festival.

In 2019, Alwyn co-starred as slave owner Gideon Brodess in the biographical award-winning drama “Harriet” which was about abolitionist Harriet Tubman. It had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10, 2019. Eventually the same year in August, he joined the cast of “The Souvenir Part II” and also appeared as Bob Cratchit in the BBC/FX three-part miniseries “A Christmas Carol” in December. Joe has also appeared in the adaptation of Jojo Moyes’s book “The Last Letter from Your Lover”. Also, he starred opposite Emma Mackey in the Emily Bronte biopic “Emily.”

Personal Life of Joe Alwyn

Alwyn has been dating American singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift, since 2016.

Joe Alwyn

Awards and Nominations

Joe has associated in the entertainment industry from2015 and has contributed in several films. He has won many award nominations and also has won several of them. He was awarded Chopard Trophy in the Cannes Film Festival in 2018. The same year, he had also earned Florida Film Critics Circle Awards, NMFC Awards and SEFCA Awards for “Best Ensemble” from “The Favourite.” He has also won Golden Carp Film Award-International, Gold Derby Awards and OFTA Awards “Best Ensemble Performance” from “The Favourite” in 2019. Subsequently, in 2020, he has won the nominations in CinEuphoria Awards for “Best Ensemble- International Competition” from “Boy Erased” and also in Gold Derby Awards for “Ensemble of the Decade” from “The Favourite.”


Alwyn has an active Instagram account as @joe.alwyn with 473k followers and twitter account as @josalw with 39k followers.

Net Worth

Joe is living a luxurious life. He is a famous actor who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Alwyn currently has about $4 million approximately.