Below is a compiled list of the most interesting facts about Joey King. Check it out!
Joey King started acting professionally when she was four years old. A national spot for Life Cereal was Joey’s first commercial. It has been said that Joey inherited the love of acting from her grandmother, who used to perform in live theater.
Interesting Facts about Joey King
- Had a lot of fun while working on Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009), because it’s her favorite movie series.
- For Battle Los Angeles (2011) she got to wear a full body harness. For the stunt she was repelled down a 40 feet drop with a free fall the last 10 feet.
- She and her sister, Kelli, wrote a song called “Ramona Blue” when they heard Joey booked the movie Ramona and Beezus (2010). Joey then recorded the song.
- King’s first commercial was a national spot for Life. Since then, she has completed over 104 commercials including national campaigns for Eggo and Walmart. She then appeared in her first film, Grace, shot when she was six years old.
- Received a pet pig from Jay Leno that she named JayJay, during an appearance on The Tonight Show for her 11th birthday in 2010.
- Mother is Jamie King.
- In 2011, received a Young Artist Award (Best Performance in a Feature Film, Leading Young Actress 10 and Under) for her portrayal of beloved book heroine Ramona Quimby in the film Ramona and Beezus (2010).
- She was named after her grandfather Joseph.
- Was the official spokesperson for D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read) Day in 2010. That same year she recorded the song “Ramona Blue” with her sister, with proceeds going to the charity First Book.
- Younger sister of Kelli King and Hunter King.
- Her father Terry has been an arm-wrestling champion and was a consultant in this capacity for Sylvester Stallone.
- Did her own stunts in Quarantine (2008).
Personal Quotes by Joey King
I love Disneyland because the teacups are so awesome. But California Adventure is the best.- Joey King
Don’t get discouraged from all the rejection.- Joey King
You have to keep going and pursue your dreams.- Joey King
It’s very different working with all adults. I have a swear jar so that, if they have a potty mouth, I make them pay. That’s what it’s like being on set with adults.- Joey King
Both my sisters and I were in Stage Door plays, and we did that together, just in, like, little small plays together. And we did that, and it was really fun, and we kinda did commercials, and it kinda took off from there. It was great; it’s what I love.- Joey King