Who is Joey Essex?
Joey Don Essex is an eminent English television personality. He made appearances on the ITV reality series The Only Way Is Essex from 2011 to 2013. In 2013, he participated in the first series of Splash! and the 13th series of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! where he finished in fourth place. In 2015, he won the Channel 4 series The Jump and in 2022, he participated in the eighth series of the Australian version of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! where he finished in sixth place. In 2023, he participated in the fifteenth series of Dancing on Ice.
How Old Is Joey Essex?
He is 32 years old as of January 2023, having been born on July 29, 1990, in Southwark, London, England. Joey Essex shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Eva Gutowski, Owen Bodnar, Zealand LaBrant, Kade Speiser, Dak Prescott, and many more.
Joey Essex Family
Who are Joey Essex’s Parents?
He was born to Donny Essex (Father) and Tina Essex (Mother, who took her own life in 2001 after a battle with depression).
Does Joey Essex have Siblings?
He has an elder sister by the name of Frankie Essex (born in 1988).
Joey Essex Education
He received his education at West Hatch High School. But left school in 2006, having received a U in drama, a C in Art, and a D in Wood Tech at GCSE. Ten years later, he added a D in GCSE General Studies, as part of a television series.
Joey Essex’s Marital Status
News on the internet shows that he is dating Vanessa Bauer.
Joey Essex Kids
He does not have any kids as of January 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Joey Essex Career
A Television Career
He first appeared in The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE) as a supporting cast member in the second series with his cousin Chloe Sims. But was then promoted to a main cast member in the third series. In 2011, the TOWIE cast recorded and released a single titled “Reem”. In 2013, he competed in the first series of Splash! where he was eliminated during the “splash-off” in the second heat against television presenter Charlotte Jackson. It was announced on November 13, 2018, that he had quit The Only Way Is Essex.
Also, he went on to appear in the 13th series of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! and on December 6, 2013, was voted out after 20 days in the jungle, finishing in fourth place. In March 2014, he starred in a one-off documentary called Educating Joey Essex, taking place in South Africa, narrated by Phillip Schofield. Later, ITV2 ordered a full series that began in June 2014.
ITV announced in 2016 that the series has been picked up for a seven-part second series; the series aired in the summer of that year with the first episode titled “The Queen’s 90th Birthday. In 2015, he won the second series of Channel 4’s reality show The Jump and in 2016 he took part in the E4 reality dating series Celebs Go Dating. Later it was confirmed that he would not return to the show for its second series in 2017. In 2017, he ranked in 4th place on the Essex Power 100 list, being named the fourth most powerful person in Essex.
The following year, he was a guest in the fourth series of BBC One’s Michael McIntyre’s Big Show. In 2020, he appeared on the second series of Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins as well as MTV’s Celebrity Ex on the Beach. Whereas the following year he appeared in the E4 series Celebs Go Dating: The Mansion. In 2022, he participated in the eighth season of the Australian version of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! As he entered the camp as an intruder in the second and finished the show in sixth place. In 2023, he was a contestant on the fifteenth series of Dancing on Ice.
A Career in Other Ventures
In addition to his television career, he has a career in other ventures. Thus he launched a hair products range, Joey Essex: D’Reem Hair on March 8, 2013. On March 23, 2013, he opened his shop Fusey in Brentwood, but the shop closed in 2016. He went on and launched two fragrances on September 12, 2013, Fusey aftershave for men, and My Girl for women. In February 2016, he appeared in adverts for Batchelors Cup-a-Soup. It was announced in May 2017, that he would be launching a clothing line titled DAFDEA.
Joey Essex Height Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 10 inches (1.78m) and a weight of 76kg (167 lbs).
Joey Essex’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual income of $500,000 and an estimated net worth of £ 8.1 million.