The young promising English television personality, Joey Essex, rose to distinction in 2011 after appearing in the ITV2 television series, The Only Way Is Essex alongside his family and companions.
Soon after that, Joey appeared in several reality shows including I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Her!, Splash!, The Jump, and many more.
However, besides his acting career, Joey has also been the topic in the news for several link-ups. Among many hook-ups, his link with Miss Universe Great Britain, Amy Willerton has been talked about quite a lot.
Joey Essex Career / Net Worth
Joey Essex is renowned worldwide for his television appearance in the popular semi-reality series, The Only Way Is Essex. He shared the screen with his cousin, an English television personality and businesswoman, Chloe Lina Daisy Margaret Sims, sister Frankie, and another cousin, Charlie Sims.
Alongside his series, Joey also appeared on a Christmas special of All Star Family Fortunes, got featured in The Big Quiz, and made guest appearances on Celebrity Juice, Loose Women, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Big Fat Quiz of the Year, Daybreak, The Xtra Factor, This Morning, and Through the Keyhole.
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In 2013, Joey competed in the first series of Splash! In the same year, he announced his departure from The Only Way Is Essex, as well.
Besides his television career, Joey also launched his hair products range, Joey Essex: D'Reem Hair. Later, he opened a shop named Fusey in Brentwood, but the shop closed down after three years.
With the rise in his career, Joey decided to start a line of clothes as well. So, in May 2017, Joey announced that he was launching his clothing line under the name, DAFDEA.
Joey, who is a career oriented and a promising person, has garnered a net worth of $10 million.
Dating Affairs & Girlfriend
While talking about his affairs, Joey's life is quite complicated. He has been involved with many women in the past.
During his participation in the show, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of here! Joey was rumored to be dating Amy Willerton, but later he denied the rumor.
After that, he started dating Stephanie Pratt but broke up shortly after the show. And in no time, the news of his engagement with his girlfriend, Samantha Faiers, an English television personality, broke the internet.
Sadly, the relationship soon dissolved. However, in 2012, Joey reconciled with his ex-fiance, Samantha. But due to their on-off relationship, the couple officially split for good in 2014.
As of now, Joey might be single and focusing on her career than in love affairs as he has stayed mum on the matter. However, people also speculate him to be gay. Then again, his past relationships with women, hints that he is straight.
Joey's Real Name, Dad & Sister
Born on 29 July 1990, with real name Joey Donald Essex, Joey was raised by his dad Donny Essex and mum Tina Essex.
While he was living a happy life with his parents alongside his sister, Joey faced a childhood tragedy.
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When Joey was only ten years of age, his mum, Tina committed suicide. Joey and his sister, Frankie, were recounting a fake anecdote about their mother's death as their family told them their mother passed away because she "fell over in an accident."
Joey Essex remembers his mother Tina Essex on Mother's Day on 11 March 2018 (Photo: Joey Essex's Instagram)
Later, Joey found out about the reality regarding his mother's death through his sister. She was suffering from mental health issues caused by candida, a yeast imbalance in the gut, which lead to depression.
Moving forward to his education, Joey attended West Hatch High School but left in 2006, to obtain a U in Drama, a C in Art and a D in Wood Tech at General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE).
At the age of 28, Joey stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.77 meters).