Joel Courtney Net Worth, Bio, Age, Wiki, Height, Family, Wife, Facts

Joel Courtney

Joel Courtney is an American actor probably best known for his portrayal of Peter Moore on The CW’s series The Messengers, which is considered his major acting gig so far in her career. The actor is also known for her portrayal of Lee Flynn in the Kissing Booth film franchise. He has also had notable roles in films such as Super 8, Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn, Dear Eleanor, The River Thief, Sick, and Jesus Revolution, apart from guest roles in popular series like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., APB, and Double Dare. So, who is Joel Courtney? Here’s everything we know about the American actor.

Joel Courtney Biography

Joel Courtney was born on the 31st of January 1996, in Monterey, California, United States of America. He is currently 28 years old.

Birth NameJoel Courtney
Date of BirthJanuary 31, 1996
Place of BirthMonterey, California, U.S.
Age28 years old
Sun SignAquarius
EthnicityEnglish and German
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMia Scholink
ResidenceMoscow, Idaho, U.S.

Early Life: Family and Education

Joel is the son of Carla and Dale Courtney. He has three older siblings, two brothers, Caleb and Josh, and one sister, Chantelle.

He grew up in Moscow, Idaho as the family moved there after his father retired from the US Navy when he was just five years old. Joel completed his schooling there and was also interested in acting from an early age.

Right from that time, he began his journey into the entertainment industry and also appeared in school plays besides taking small trips to Los Angeles along with his father during school summer breaks to visit his older brother Caleb who was endeavoring to become an actor.

Following in the footsteps of his brother, he decided to audition for television commercials in the hopes of making some money. It was during this time, that his brother’s acting coach suggested that Joel audition for J.J. Abrams’s science fiction thriller film, Super 8. He won the role and the rest is history.

Joel Courtney Personal Life

Joel got engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Mia Scholink, in February 2020. They were married on September 27, 2020.

He dated fellow actress Katherine McNamara from 2011 to 2015 and Isabelle Fuhrman in the past.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 6 feet
Centimeters – 183 cm
Meters – 1.83 m
WeightKilograms – 72 kg
Pounds – 159 lbs
Body BuildAthletic
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorDark Brown
Shoe SizeUnknown
Distinctive Features Tall and lean physique

Professional Statistics

Acting Career

Joel landed his first acting role as Joe Lamb in J.J. Abrams’ science fiction thriller film, Super 8, at the age of 14. Produced by Steven Spielberg, the film stars Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, and Gabriel Basso, among many others.

Following his big-screen debut, Joel made his television debut the same year, guest-starring in an episode of the horror series The Haunting Hour: The Series. On the heels of the success of Super 8, Joel starred in several movies including Sins of Our Youth, Mercy, and Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn, before gaining the role of Peter Moore in the CW mystery drama series The Messengers.

After taking on a slew of minor roles in both television series and films, Joel moved forward with the role of Lee Flynn in the Netflix teen rom-com The Kissing Booth. He reprised his role as Lee Flynn in the sequel The Kissing Booth 2 which allowed him to work with Joey King, Jacob Elordi, and Maisie Richardson-Sellers.

In 2024, he was cast in Sean McNamara’s On Fire, starring William H. Macy and John Corbett.

Awards and Honors

Joel was nominated for many prestigious awards for his role in the movie Super 8, including the Teen Choice Award, the Young Artist Award, the BAM Award, and the Coming of Age Award, and won the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor in 2012.

Favorite Things

  • Food – Hawaiian pizza
  • ActorTom Hanks
  • ActressYvonne Strahovski
  • Superhero – Ironman
  • Rap Artist – Eminem
  • Movie – Despicable Me (2010)
  • TV Series – Lost, Alias, Fringe
  • Cartoon Character – Bugs Bunny
  • Starbucks Drink – Strawberries & Crème Frappuccino
  • Dessert – Cheesecake
  • Books – “100 Cupboards” by N. D. Wilson, “Ashtown Burials” by N. D. Wilson, “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins

Social Media Presence

Like many actors, Joel Courtney has a huge social media presence with Instagram being his go-to app where he offers a glimpse into his personal as well as professional life. He has amassed over 5.7 million followers on the photo-sharing app. He’s got over 750 thousand followers on Facebook and 350 thousand followers on Twitter.


Has is a competitive swimmer.

He’s good friends with Isabelle Fuhrman and Katherine McNamara.

Joel Courtney’s Net Worth

As of 2024, the net worth of Joel Courtney is estimated to be around $5 million, which he earned through his accomplishments in the world of acting. With his acting career gaining momentum, we can surely say that his bank balance will see a staggering increase in the upcoming years.