On the 20th of April 1976, American Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr. was born, and he has gone on to have a successful career as an actor, musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and game show presenter. He first gained attention as a young actor in the early 1980s with his portrayals of Joey Russo on Blossom and Joe Longo on Melissa & Joey.
In addition to his performances in Summer Rental (1985) and Oliver & Company (1989), Lawrence was a star in the sitcom Gimme a Break! (1983–1987) and the television series Brotherly Love alongside his real-life brothers Matthew and Andrew (1988).
Joey Lawrence was born on April 20, 1976, in Abington, Pennsylvania. In 2022, he will have turned 46. Joseph Lawrence Mignogna and Donna welcomed their first child into the world and had him. His father was an insurance agent, while his mother was a personal manager and elementary school teacher. Joey was the oldest of three siblings, and he and his two younger brothers grew up in Philadelphia.
His schooling background includes time spent at Abington Friends School. In 1994, he finished high school and enrolled at the University of Southern California.
How Tall Is Joey Lawrence?
Joey Lawrence has a height of 1.72 meters.
Joey Lawrence began working at a young age. At age 5, he made his first TV and film appearances. Matthew Lawrence and Andrew Lawrence, two of his brothers, are also famous actors. Joey Lawrence’s worldwide fame began with an advertisement and has since expanded.
He won two Artist Awards in 1984 and 1985. He went on to star in a slew of films after this, including “Wait Till Your Mother Gets Home” and “Little Shots.” He landed a major role in the science fiction film Pulse in 1988 and a small part in the comedy Adventures in Babysitting the following year.
Joey Lawrence’s next comedy role was on “Blossom” (1990) on NBC. The show, which ran for around 5 seasons before being canceled in 1995, had a lot of success. Joey Lawrence’s filmography expanded greatly after the year 2000. Urban Legends: Final Cut (2001) and Do You Want to Know a Secret? (2001) both featured him as a lead actor.
Lawrence co-starred with Melissa Joan Hart in the ABC Family sitcom “Melissa & Joey” from 2010 to 2012. The show was so popular that it was renewed for a total of four seasons on ABC.
When Lawrence was at the pinnacle of his fame, he decided to pursue a recording career because music had always been his true love. In February of 1993, when Lawrence was 16 years old, he published his first album under his own name. Steve Barri, Tony Peluso, Terry Lupton, and Ian Prince served as executive producers.
The international smash “Nothin’ My Love Can’t Fix” was co-written by Lawrence and peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart, number ten on the Billboard Top 40 Mainstream chart, number nineteen on the Billboard Hot 100, number thirteen on the United Kingdom, and number sixty-eight in Australia.
The song was featured as the closing credits music for the 1993 film Cop and a Half, and its music video was widely played on MTV and MuchMusic. Lawrence also made live appearances on MTV’s Spring Break, The Arsenio Hall Show, and the United Kingdom’s Top of the Pops.
During the first week of July 2011, he made his single “Rolled” accessible for free download on the ABC Family website. Joey released his second song, “Give It To Ya (Acoustic),” in July via Pledge Music. Joey formed the band Still 3 with his friends Matt and Andy in 2017. “Lose Myself” is their first single.
How Old Is Joey Lawrence?
Right now, Joey Lawrence is 46 years old (20 April 1976).
The marriage of Joey Lawrence and Michelle Vella, which began in 2002, ended in divorce in 2005. Then, in 2005, he wed Chandie Yawn-Nelson; by 2020, he and Chandie were also divorcing. Joey Lawrence and Chandie Yawn-Nelson allegedly met on an ice cream date while on a 1993 Disney World vacation, where they joked about getting married before eventually tying the knot.
On May 1, 2022, Joey Lawrence wed his longtime girlfriend Samantha Cope. It was only open to close family and friends.
How Rich Is Joey Lawrence?
Joey Lawrence has an estimated $500,000 in wealth. He reportedly makes $45,000 a year and up.