Who is Joe Keery?

A talented American actor and musician, Joe Keery joined the entertainment industry in 2015. It’s been five years since he became part of this show business, and have already risen in prominence by his wondrous works. The actor well known for playing in the science-fiction horror Netflix series called ‘Stranger Things’ as Steve Harrington. He was always fascinated by the art of acting, which lead him to pursue his career in acting. He participated in an acting session in his high school, and during his college, he studied theatres. After his graduation, he initially got small roles in TV series, commercials, and films, but he gained popularity after his outstanding role in ‘Stranger Things.’ Besides, he is also a musician who is a guitarist of the band called ‘Post Animal.’

Quick Info
Full NameJoseph David Keery
ProfessionActor, Musician
Birth DateApril 24, 1992
Birth PlaceNewburyport, Massachusetts, U.S.
Star SignTaurus
ParentsFather: David Keery
Mother: Nina Keery
GirlfriendMaika Monroe
Net Worth$3 million
Height5 feet and 11 inches (180cm/1.80m)
Weight74 kg (163lbs)
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorDark Brown

Joe Keery


Joe’s birth name is Joseph David Keery, born on April 24, 1992, in Newburyport, Massachusetts, U.S.A. He was born as a second child to his father, David Keery, an architect, and his mother, Nina Keery, an English professor. He was the only boy child in the family with four sisters named Caroline, Lizzy, Kate, and Emma. Presently, he is 28 years old with a Taurus horoscope.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Joe Keery holds citizenship in America. He is of English and Irish ancestry belonging to White ethnicity. Besides, he has a slim body type, and one of his distinctive features is that he has long hair. He stands 5 feet and 11 inches (180cm/1.80m) tall and weighs around 74 kg (163lbs). He has a pair of blue colored eyes with dark brown hair color.

Early Life/Education 

Joe Keery did his primary and middle schooling at River Valley Charter School and Newburyport High School in Newburyport. He used to participate in high school’s acting dramas. He then enrolled at DePaul University and graduated from there in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in fine arts in acting.


Early career

Joe Keery initially played in TV commercials before entering the acting field. He appeared in advertisements for brands like KFC, Domino’s, and Amiibo.

Joe Keery


Joe Keery started his acting career in 2015 in a comedy TV series ‘Sirens’ in a small role as Scenester. The same year, he appeared in two other series ‘Chicago Fire’ and ‘Empire.’ In 2016, he performed his audition for Stranger Things of the character Jonathan Byers. Though he did not bag that role, he got another role of the character named Steve Harrington. He then played Steve’s role in the first season as a recurring role, released on 15 July 2016.

For the second and third season, he became a cast in the main lead, released on October 27, 2017, and on July 4, 2019, respectively. This series has received many awards and accolades and got mostly good reviews from the critics and audiences. The fourth season is yet to be released. He will be starring alongside that stars like Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Charlie Heaton, Maya Hawke, and Natalia Dyer, among many others. Meanwhile, he also played in an episode of ‘No Activity,’ a comedy web series.

Joe Keery Films

Joe Keery landed his debut cinematic acting in the 2015 film ‘Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party,’ where he portrayed Gabe’s role. Likewise, in 2017 he appeared in a biographical crime drama film where he played as Trust Fund Cole in ‘Molly’s Game.’ In 2018, it appeared in two different movies, ‘After Everything’, a comedy-drama film, and in ‘Slice,’ which is a horror-comedy film. The next year, he appeared in a short film ‘How to Be Alone’. In another comedy horror film, he recently appeared in ‘Spree,’ where he played Kurt Kunkle.


Taking about his music career, Joe is a guitarist of the band called ‘Post Animal.’ It is a psych-rock band, which is based in the Chicago garage. The band released its debut full-length album in October 2015. They also released their compilations album called ‘The Garden Series’ in 2016. The band has released two other albums to date named ‘When I Think of You in a Castle’ in 2018 and ‘Forward Motion Odyssey’ in 2020. There are altogether seven members in his band, including himself.

Moreover, he has established his own name called ‘Djo’ and has released his single songs under this name. His first solo song ‘Roddy’ released on July 19, 2019, and his second solo song ‘Chateau (Feel Alright)’ released on August 9, 2019. Furthermore, he has also released his solo album debut named ‘Twenty Twenty’ on September 13, 2019.

Personal Life 

Joe Keery is dating actress Maika Monroe since 2017 and is still together.

Joe Keery


Joe Keery is active in his social media accounts and has a huge fan following. His Instagram account (@uncle_jezzy) has 7.1 million followers, and his Twitter handle (@joe_keery) has 1.3 million followers. Likewise, his official Facebook page is about his music with a username (@Djokyri), which has 2.9 thousand likes and 3.1 thousand followers.


Joe Keery has been nominated twice for Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2017 and 2018. He was able to bag that award in 2017 for his series ‘Stranger Things.’

Net Worth

Joe Keery is a famous and talented growing actor who has already completed 5 years of his life in this industry. As of 2020, his net worth is $3 million approximately.