Joe Keery

Joe Keery

Date Of BirthApril 24, 1992
Age27 years 11 months 17 days
Day of BirthFriday
Place Of BirthNewburyport, Massachusetts, United States
Zodiac SignTaurus
Professions Actor , Singer , Musician , Model
Full Name Joseph David Keery
Other Name Djo (moniker for music career)

Personal Information
Residence Chicago, Illinois, United States
Religion Christianity
Language English
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Famous For Stranger Things
Trademark Long Hair
Body Features & Measurements
Height180 CM
5 Feet 11 Inches
Eye colorHazel
Hair color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim
Chest size 41
Waist Size 34
Biceps Size 14
Family Information
Father David Keery (Architect)
Mother Nina Keery (English professor)
Sisters Kate Keery (Emma's Twin)
Lizzy Keery
Caroline Keery (Older; Conny; Caroline Keery Whitmore)
Emma Keery (Kate's Twin)
Grandfathers Thomas Keery (Paternal)
Robert Barger (Maternal)
Grandmothers Constance FitzGerald (Paternal)
Susan Rae Haney Rust (Maternal)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) The Theatre School (DePaul University, class of 2014)
Education (High School) Newburyport High School (Graduated in 2010)
Education(School) River Valley Charter School
Alma MaterDePaul University
Education (Middle School) River Valley Charter School
Love, Romance, Marriage
Girlfriend Maika Monroe
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Henry Gamble's Birthday Party(2015)
Years Active 2015-
Debut (TV) Sirens
Salary $30,000 (Per Episode of Stranger Things)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Actor Sylvester Stallone
Favorite Actresses Emma Stone
Kristen Stewart
Favorite Foods Pizza
Favorite MoviesStar Wars (Series)
Indiana Jones (Series)
Favorite Musician Elvis Presley
Favorite DrinkIrish Whiskey
Favorite TV show Smart Guy
Favorite Sports Team Boston Red Sox
Favorite Artist Frank Sinatra
Sports Activities basketball (Highschool)
Hockey (Highschool)
Favorite Cartoons SpongeBob
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileJoe Keery Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileJoe Keery Instagram Profile
Manager Literary Management
Talent Agent Authentic Talent
More Information
Teachers Lisa Zaleski (Drama)
Jane Brody (Acting)
Stephanie Williams (Drama)
Friends Lucas Baisch
Tim Nagle
Jake Hirshland
Javi Reyes
Inspirations Michael Shannon
Tracy Letts
Net worth$2 million (in 2017)
Instruments guitar


Joe Keery is an American TV/ Movie actor & Musician. Steve Harrington in Stranger Things, Cole in Molly's Game, Jackson in Slice, Chris in Shotgun.

Family - Childhood

Joseph David Keery was born on 24th April 1992 in Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States to David Keery (father) & Nina Keery (mother). He grew up in Newburyport, Massachusetts.


Joe's father David Keery is an Architect & his Mother Nina Keery is an English professor.


Joe Keery has 4 sisters. Older sister Caroline and 3 younger ones in- Lizzy, Emma & Kate. Emma & KAte are twins.

Joe Keery with sisters

Image: Joe Keery with sisters


Girlfriend - Dating

Joe Keery & Maika Monroe

Joe has been dating Maika Monroe (Maika Monroe Buckley) an American actress (known for "It Follows", "Independence day: resurgence", "The 5th wave", "The Guest") & a professional kiteboarder. 

Joe Keery with girlfriend Maika Monroe

Image: Joe Keery with girlfriend Maika Monroe

Facts & Trivia

Joe Keery kissing Charlie Heaton

Joe Keery & Charlie Heaton had a funny kiss incident on a Stranger Things event. Here for your viewing pleasure wink

Koe Keery kissing Charlie Heaton

[ Koe Keery kissing Charlie Heaton ]

Joey Keery Haircut/ Hair Style 

Joe gets his crazy hair from his parents, his dad wanted him to have his hair cut, but Joe likes it long. His mom has thick hair, while dad has poofy hair.

Joe Keery haircut

[ Joe Keery haircut ]

Joe Keery Look alike

Joe Keery & actor Ben Schawrtz share some facial features, but not related in any way. In October 2017 they made a video together for VISA, where they acted as each other's doppelganger. [Link]

Joe Keery & Ben Schawrtz

[ Joe Keery & Ben Schawrtz ]

Joe Keery- Dominos commercial

Joe recreated the iconic Ferris Bueller scene for the Dominos ad in 2017

Questions & Answers


Stranger Things

He practiced the role of Steve Harrington in Stranger Things for about 6 weeks without knowing if he has got the role. He practiced swimming because the character demanded it, but when he actually went to the sets he found out that the swimming scenes were cut out. He originally auditioned for the role of Jonathan, he liked Steve's character and auditioned for it. His Mom thought Steve (the role) was kind of a jerk though.

Favorite Scene: Walking down the train track with Gaten Matarazzo(who plays Dustin) was one of Joe's favorite scenes in Stranger Things

Music Career

Joe Keery Band- Post Animal 

Joe is a musician as well, He was a guitarist in the Chicago based psychedelic rock band Post Animal [Facebook page]. Dalton Allison, Jake Hirshland, Javi Reyes, Matt Williams, Wesley Toledo are the Other members of the band. Joe also writes songs, handles drums and sings. He is no longer associated with the band.

He has worked vocals and guitar for the band's album- "When I Think Of You In A Castle"

Cool Cool Cool: Joe has previously released music under the musical name 'Cool Cool Cool'. He now uses the moniker Djo.

Singles by Joe Keery

Some of the singles Joe has released are:


Video: I'm not Smart- written, played and recorded by Joe Keery.


Movies List

Year Movie Character Comments
2020 Free Guy Keys  
2020 Spree Kurt Kunkle  
2018 Slice Jackson  
2018 After Everything Chris  
2017 Molly's Game (Trust Fund) Cole  
2016 The Charnel House Scott  
2015 Henry Gamble's Birthday Party Gabe  


TV Series List

Year Movie Character Comments
2016-2021 Stranger Things Steve Harrington Main Role; 31 Episodes; also stars Millie Bobby Brown 
2019 No Activity   "Oops Sorry" (season 3 episode 8)
2015 Empire Tony Trichter III "Who I Am" (Season 1 Episode 12)
2015 Chicago Fire Emmett "Red Rag the Bull", "Forgive You Anything" ( Season 3 Episode 16-17)
2015 Sirens Scenester "Screw the One Percent" (Season 2 Episode 6)


Short Movies List

Year Movie Character Comments
2019 How to Be Alone Jack  


Year Won? Award Project Category Comments
2018 Nomination Screen Actors Guild Awards Stranger Things Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble- TV Drama  
2017 WON Screen Actors Guild Awards Stranger Things Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble- TV Drama  



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