Who is Owen Joyner?
Owen Patrick Joyner was born in Norman, Oklahoma USA, on 19 July 2000 – his zodiac sign is Cancer, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor and a musician, with eight acting credits to his name, while he’s probably known best for his portrayal of one of the lead characters, Alex Mercer, in the critically acclaimed short adventure comedy series “Julie and the Phantoms”. It was created by Dan Cross and David Hoge, also stars Charlie Gillespie and Madison Reyes, and follows the teenager Julie who’s a singer, and is performing with the band of teenage boys The Phantoms which deceased 25 years earlier; the series has been airing since 2020, and has won five of the 14 awards for which it has been nominated.
Early life and education
Owen was raised in Norman alongside his older sister, by their father Mike and mother Dinah; nothing’s known about his parents, as they prefer to be left out of media, but it’s said that his father’s a businessman, and his mother a lawyer. Owen has six step-siblings.
He became interested in acting while still attending a local elementary school, and appeared in numerous plays performed both at the school and at a community theatre. He launched his career aged 14, when cast to play the lead character Crispo Powers, in the popular family comedy series “100 Things to Do Before High School”, created by Scott Fellows, and which also starred Isabela Merced and Jaheem Toombs. It follows three best friends attending middle school; the series aired from 2014 to 2016, and won four of the five awards for which it was nominated.
Owen matriculated in 2018, and then chose to focus on acting rather than on pursuing a college degree.
Roles in movies
He made his debut film appearance in the 2015 comedy “Nickelodeon’s Ho Ho Holiday”, directed by Jonathan Judge, and which starred Ella Anderson, Brec Bassinger and Cree Cicchino. It follows most of Nickelodeon’s stars as they’re attending a holiday party, while they’ve now realized that the party is a trap set by a stranger.
In 2016, Owen was cast to star in the comedy “It’s On!”, and has since appeared in only one other movie: the 2017 action science fiction adventure “The Veil”, written by Jeff Goldberg, directed by Brent Ryan Green, and which starred William Levy, William Moseley and Serinda Swan.
He portrayed Mountain Tribe Boy in this film which follows a wounded warrior who has encountered a tribe in hiding, and has decided to help them win their war against another tribe.
Roles in TV series
In 2017, Owen played Heinrich Hiddenville III in the episode “Save the Past Dance” of the popular action comedy drama “The Thundermans”, created by Jed Spingarn, and which starred Kira Kosarin, Jack Griffo and Addison Riecke. The series follows the lives of twins with superpowers, aired from 2013 to 2018, and won two of the 18 awards for which it was nominated.
We then saw him guest star as Arc in the 2019 episode “Knight & Danger” of the family action comedy “Henry Danger”, created by Dana Olsen and Dan Schneider, and which starred Jace Norman, Cooper Barnes and Riele Downs.
The series follows the 13-year-old Henry Hart who’s the sidekick of the superhero Captain Man, aired from 2014 to 2020, and won 18 of the 39 awards for which it was nominated, including a Primetime Emmy nomination.
Owen has appeared in only one other TV series – in 2018 and 2019, he starred as Arc in the family adventure comedy “Knight Squad”, created by Marc Dworkin and Sean William Cunningham, and which also starred Lexi DiBenedetto and Amarr. It follows two students who are attending a magical school for knights, and have become best friends.
Owen has been credited with singing six songs in six episodes of the series “Julie and the Phantoms” in 2020, while he has also sung songs in the series “Behind the Band” and “MsMojo”.
He has been featured in various TV specials, such as “Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports 2015”, “Nickelodeon HALO Awards 2017” and “Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019”.
Owen has appeared in a couple of documentary series, including “Julie and the Phantoms BTS” and “Behind the Band”, both in 2020.
He has made a guest appearance in a couple of talk-shows, such as “Alexis Joy VIP Access”, “Most Likely To…” and “BuzzFeed Celeb”.
Is he gay?
Owen’s highly secretive when it comes to his love life, and hasn’t spoken of any girls (or boys) whom he has perhaps been with, however, there are still various rumors circulating the internet, most of which concern his sexual orientation.
He portrayed a gay character in the series “Julie and the Phantoms”, who was in a relationship with the character Willie, portrayed by Booboo Stewart. Owen had no problems with portraying a gay character, but this has made many of his fans wonder if he’s gay in real life as well, however, he’s good at avoiding answering this question. It’s still believed by many that he’s indeed gay, and some of his fans have claimed to have seen him spending time with a boy who could perhaps be his boyfriend, but no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Owen addressed these rumors.
There are also those who believe that he’s currently in a relationship with a non-celebrity American girl, but prefers to keep her away from the media’s attention; this hasn’t been confirmed either.
As of November 2021, Owen appears to be unattached, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have children, aged 21, he still has plenty of time for all that!
Hobbies and other interests
Owen’s passionate about music, and is today playing the drums in the for Band The Daze; he can also play the guitar and sing.
He’s highly active on Instagram, and it seems that he’s enjoying the attention which he’s receiving from his more than 1.6 million followers; Owen has uploaded nearly 120 pictures onto the network, the majority of which have been taken during his everyday life.
He’s passionate about travelling, and has been to several US states, while he has recently travelled to Pisa in Italy (Europe), and has uploaded several pictures taken in front of the Leaning Tower of Pisa onto his Instagram account.
Owen has four to five training sessions at the gym every week, mostly because it’s important for his acting career to stay fit.
He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr. and Emma Stone, while a couple of his favorite films include the franchise “The Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame”.
Age, height and net worth
Owen’s age is 21. He has medium long brown hair and green eyes, his height is 6ft (1.8m) and he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs).
As of November 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $150,000.