Joey Essex is a well-known British actor who has been in a number of well-known television shows. He rose to prominence after appearing in the second and third seasons of ‘The Only Way Is Essex.’ Soon after, he appeared in various reality series, including ‘I’m a celebrity…’ ‘Get me out of here!’ and similar phrases. Joey’s 2014 show ‘Educating Joey Essex,’ which broadcast on the channel ‘iTV2,’ captured the attention of a large number of television viewers. The show’s popularity inspired the creators to release a second season for the audience. He, like many other celebrities, has been in the press for a number of hook-ups. For example, his relationship with Amy Willerton, the former ‘Miss Universe Great Britain,’ was widely publicized. Joey Essex and Amy courted for a period and allegedly slept together, according to Joey. Joey had a difficult childhood as a result of his mother’s suicide. It’s incredible how he’s come back so strong from such a horrible period in his life and accomplished so much.
Childhood and Adolescence
Joey Essex was born in Brentwood, England, on July 29, 1990. Frankie is his younger brother. Except for the fact that his mother, Tina, committed suicide when he was ten years old, little is known about his parents. Joey was told that his mother died in a car accident, but his sister, Frankie, revealed the truth to him in 2010.
Career of Joey Essex
Joey Essex rose to prominence in 2011 after joining the popular semi-reality series ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ (TOWIE). In this production, he shared screen time with his cousin, Chloe Sims, a well-known television personality.
Despite playing a supporting role in ‘Series 2’ of this project, he was cast in a more prominent role in the next season. As a result, Joey Essex compelled people to take notice of his abilities.
Joey Essex, along with the rest of the TOWIE cast, appeared in the iconic music video “Last Christmas.” This video, which was originally uploaded in 2011, is slowly but steadily gaining traction on YouTube, with over a million views.
Joey Essex has been in a number of popular British television series, including ‘Daybreak,’ ‘8 out of 10 cats,’ ‘Loose Women,’ ‘This Morning,’ and ‘The Xtra Factor.’
He played ‘TOWIE’ in one of the episodes of the British game show ‘All Star Family Fortunes.’ His side came up against the cast of the British sitcom ‘Benidorm.’
Joey Essex appeared eight times on the comic game program ‘Celebrity Juice’ in 2012-13. In 2013, he appeared on another popular British television show, ‘Splash,’ in which celebrities participated in scuba diving. He also appeared in the 13th season of ‘I’m a celebrity…Get me out of here!’ in the same year.
In the thirteenth season of ‘I’m a celebrity…,’ Joey Essex came in fourth place.
‘Get me out of here!’ I yelled for nearly a month. Actress Lucy Pargeter, Kian Egan, a former member of the boy band ‘Westlife,’ and renowned fashion designer David Emanuel were among the other celebrities who took part in the performance.
His advertising for the mineral water brand ‘Volvic’ was another notable piece. Joey Essex’s impersonation of the 1970s classic ‘La Bamba’ made this commercial popular in 2013. Sam Feiers, his then-girlfriend, was also featured in the commercial.
I’m a celebrity while participating in the reality program…
Joey Essex was rumored to be seeing his co-contestant and former ‘Miss Universe Great Britain,’ Amy Willerton, according to reports.
During his appearance on the show ‘Celebs Go Dating’ in 2016, Joey Essex became embroiled in a dispute. He was supposed to go on dates with various female candidates, the majority of whom were not celebrities, as part of his participation.
Joey made headlines once more after hooking up with Stephanie Pratt, a fellow candidate and well-known celebrity. The two supposedly went on dates together, which was a violation of the show’s guidelines. Joey Essex is expected to return for the second season of the show, if he doesn’t break any rules.
Joey Essex’s 2016 commercial for the food company ‘Batchelors’ also drew a lot of notice.
Major Projects of Joey Essex
In 2014, the British channel ‘ITV2’ premiered a television show titled ‘Educating Joey Essex,’ which revolved primarily around him. The majority of the show was shot in South Africa. The show was well-received, and a second season was broadcast in mid-2016.
Achievements & Awards
Joey Essex was voted the champion of the second season of ‘The Jump,’ a British television series that aired on ‘Channel 4’ in 2015.
Personal History and Legacy
Frankie, Joey’s sister, is also an actress who appeared in the third season of ‘TOWIE.’
Joey Essex launched two initiatives in 2013, demonstrating that he is more than just an actor. One of these businesses was ‘Joey Essex: D’Reem Hair,’ a line of products that addressed various hair issues. In addition, the actor created a store in Brentwood, England, to sell similar items.
On September 12, 2013, he released two more goods. These include ‘Fusey,’ an aftershave lotion, and ‘My Girl,’ a women’s scent.
Estimated Net Worth
Joey Essex has a net worth of $10 million. Joey Essex is a British television personality and nightclub entrepreneur. Joey Essex was born in the English city of Southwark in the year 1990. He is most known for being the promoter of the nightclub Sugar Hut in Brentwood, England, as well as the reality TV show “The Only Way is Essex,” which premiered on ITV2 in 2011.
Joey Essex was reportedly assaulted by a monkey on a 2014 trip to South Africa and was rushed to the hospital.
Joey Essex describes himself as a foodie who enjoys Chocolate Cheesecake and Chinese cuisine. He also disclosed that his favorite restaurant is ‘Nando’s.’