American actor Joe Keery made a special place in the heart of millions of people after he played the role of Steve Harrington on the web TV series, Stranger Things. With the show, he not only became famous but he also proved himself as a brilliant actor who can portray various role if he gets a good opportunity.
Besides acting, Joe also has hands in music career & currently is the guitarist for the psychedelic rock band, Post Animal (2014- Present).
Keery Is A Millionaire: Net Worth & Salary In 2020
With only 4 years of the acting stint, 27-year-old Keery already has got his pass to millionaire’s club- most notable thanks to his breakthrough from Stranger Things (2016- Present).
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Joe has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of February 2020. Reportedly, Keery earned a salary of $150,000 per episode from Season 3 of Stranger Things.
The actor appeared in a recurring role in Season 1 and became its main cast, Steve Harrington, since Season 2 (in 2017).
For Season 3, the Stranger Things cast Winona Ryder, David Harbour, and Millie Bobby Brown are the highest-earning in the series with $350,000 per episode.
While the cast on a payroll of $250,000 per episode includes:
- Gaten Matarazzo- $4 million net worth
- Finn Wolfhard- $3 million
- Caleb McLaughlin- $3 million
- Natalia Dyer- $2 million
- Noah Schnapp– $3 million net worth
- Charlie Heaton
Professional Since 2015: Got Breakthrough With ‘Stranger Things’
27-year-old star Joe Keery began his acting career in 2015. In his debut year, he played various roles in different TV series and films. He played roles, Gabe in the movie Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party, Scenester on the TV series Sirens, and Emmett on the series, Chicago Fire. Similarly, he played Tony Trichter III on the television show Empire.
In 2016, Chicago Fire actor featured in the film The Charnel House.
Thereafter, Keery was cast in the Netflix series Stranger Things and is associated with the sci-fi series ever since.
The next year, Joe appeared in the biographical drama film, Molly’s Game based on the memoir of the American entrepreneur Molly Bloom. Additionally, in 2018, the promising actor acted in films, After Everything and Slice.
Recently, in 2019, he was seen as Jack in the short-film How to Be Alone. Furthermore, Keery’s 2020 onwards movie credits include Free Guy and Spree.
Music Career: A Guitarist Of ‘Post Animal’
Strange Things star is also a musician besides an actor. He is one of the members of the psych-rock band, Post Animal where he serves as a guitarist. The other squads of the group, Dalton Allison is at bass, Jake Hirshland is a guitar/keyboard, Javi Reyes, and Matt Williams is at the guitar and Wesley Toledo is at drums.
The crew self-released an EP, Post Animal Perform the Most Curious Water Activities and single, The Garden Series. Their debut full-length, When I Think of You in a Castle was launched on April 20, 2018.
Additionally, Joe self-released the song, Roddy as a sold artist on July 19, 2019. The same year on August 9, his second single, Chateau (Feel Alright) was released.
Later, the singing sensation released his debut album, Twenty Twenty on September 13, 2019. Apart from that, he had released music under the name “Cool Cool Cool”.
Commercials and Brand Endorsements
Joe Keery gave numerous auditions to enter the TV world; had worked in commercials for KFC, and Domino’s commercial before playing in films and series.
Joe Keery was born Joseph David Keery on April 24, 1992, in Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States. His mother Nina Keery is an English professor while his father David Keery is an architect. The musician has four sisters, Caroline, Lizzy, Kate, and Emma.
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5 feet 11 inches tall star attended River Valley Charter School and Newburyport High School. Later, he enrolled at DePaul University to study at The Theatre School and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting in 2014.
Is Dating ‘The Guest’ Actress
Stranger Things star Joe Keery is dating an American actress Maika Monroe as of 2020. The couple began dating in 2017 and they were caught enjoying their quality time on their lunch date.
They were spotted engaging in PDA in August 2019, as they also went for shopping in New York.
Social Media Earnings
The guitarist Joe Keery has 1.2 million followers on Twitter and 7.4 million followers as of February 2020.
As per Influencer Marketing Hub, he earns around $14,859 to $24,765 per sponsor post with an engagement rate of 5.17%.