Joe Alwyn, originally named Joseph Matthew Alwyn, is a handsome English actor. He has been featured in many hit movies such as ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’. Joe stepped into the world of professional in 2015. The skillful artist gained critical acclaim through his acting skills. He rose to prominence due to his relationship with the beautiful American female singer Taylor Swift. Joe often remains in the news and views due to his close attachment with the stunner. He used to be an introvert child during his early days of life. However, he overcame his shyness in order to pursue a career in the professional movie industry.
After completing the graduation from London School, he attended the National Youth Theatre during his teenage. This was his first step towards achieving his dream of becoming an actor. His first acting attempt was as a student when he was studying at Bristol University. Later on, he earned a BA acting degree from the Royal Central School of Drama and Speech. His teachers motivated the young lad to become an actor. Another big reason that helped him become a famous artist was his parents. His father is a documentary filmmaker having years of experience in the relevant industry.
Alwyn has a stylish personality with a 6.1-inches height. Even though he is originally from Great Britain, yet he has a flawless American accent. It is very difficult for his co-stars to judge his original ethnicity. He sounds like an American guy. He belongs to a film background as his grandfather, Jonathan Alwyn, was a producer and director. Similarly, his great grandfather, William Alwyn, was also a music teacher, composer, and conductor.
Who are Joe Alwyn's Parents?
Joe was born on Feb 21, 1991, in Tunbridge Wells, England. The handsome child spent his early days of life in Crouch End, Tufnell Park, and North London. His mother, Elizabeth Alwyn, is a professional psychotherapist. His father, Richard Alwyn, is a professional moviemaker. William Alwyn, Joe’s great grandfather, is a famous composer. In short, he was born to a family of people with film background.
Alwyn attended the City of London School which is an independent school just for boys. It is located next to Millennium Bridge and opposite to Tate Modern. He has always been an introvert kid throughout his childhood. However, he wanted to be an actor despite his shyness. In late years of teenage, he joined the National Youth Theatre and started to polish his skills. He got the opportunity to show his acting talent in 2 different student productions while studying at the University of Bristol. After completing the graduation in 2012, he earned a ‘Bachelor of Arts’ acting degree from the Royal Central School of Drama and Speech. He used to be an active student, who learned things at a rapid pace.
It’s not that difficult for talented people to seek the right opportunity in the film world. They often get selected due to extraordinary acting skills. The same thing happened with Joe. He was chosen to play the lead role of ‘Ang Lee’ in famous war drama titled ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’. Story of the project was based on a novel by Ben Fountain. Two years later in 2017, he performed a supporting role of Adrian Finn in another hit drama film titled ‘The Sense of an Ending’.
The year 2018 proved to be very productive for the rising star. He appeared in four successful projects and made everyone feel awesome with his spectacular acting talent. First, he worked as Klaus Eichmann in Chris Weitz’s movie ‘Operation Finale’. It was a historical movie written by Matthew Orton. Other co-stars who accompanied Joe in that movie were Melanie Laurent, Lior Raz, Ben Kingsley, Oscar Isaac, Haley Lu Richardson, and Nick Kroll. Later on, he appeared as Samuel Masham in a comedy movie titled ‘The Favorite’. Yorgos Lanthimos was the director of the film. It was a co-production of the United States, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Joe received Critic’s Choice Film Award for Best Acting due to his marvelous acting in the movie.
Joe worked as Henry Wallace in Joel Edgerton’s movie ‘Boy Erased’. His next project of 2018 was titled ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ in which he portrayed Robert Dudley’s character. In 2019, he got the opportunity to adore the big screen as Gideon Brodess in a biographical movie titled ‘Harriet’. He will also be featuring in two post-production movies called ‘The Souvenir Part II’ and ‘The Last Letter from Your Lover’. Joe has also appeared in a television series titled ‘A Christmas Carol’. He worked as Bob Cratchit in this 2019’s miniseries.
Who is Joe Alwyn Dating?
Joe, being an attractive and dashing British actor, has attracted thousands of women from all over the world. He has been in a relationship with a couple of female celebrities according to alleged reports. However, his relationship with American singer and performer Taylor Swift needs no introduction. He often appears on different television channels due to his heartfelt attachment with Taylor. Both of them have been spotted together at various events. However, there is no information available about the future of their relationship. Some other sources have suggested that he is no longer dating Taylor. However, the duo hasn’t confirmed their separation as yet.
How much is Joe Alwyn's Net Worth?
Soon after entering the professional film world, Joe started to gain attraction from critics. He has an alluring personality and fantastic skills to show his talent in front of cameras. These are the traits that helped him get back to back prominent opportunities in the film industry. Acting is the main source of earning as far as Joe’s income sources are concerned. The blue-eyed stunner is said to have a total net worth of $250,000. On the other hand, his beloved girlfriend is making much more than Joe.