Who is Steven Piet?
American screenwriter, producer and director Steven Piet, was born in Chicago, Illinois USA in 1991, and although he hasn’t revealed his exact date of birth, Steven’s zodiac sign’s believed to be Aries. He’s perhaps known best for producing and directing two episodes of the critically acclaimed 2019 biographical crime mini-series “The Act”, created by Nick Antosca and Michelle Dean, and which starred Patricia Arquette, Joey King and AnnaSophia Robb. It follows the life of Gypsy who’s trying to escape from her toxic mother, and the series won four of its 22 award nominations.
Education and early life
Steven was raised in Chicago by his parents who prefer to maintain their privacy, thus not a lot about them has been revealed; most of Steven’s fans believe that his father’s also involved in the film industry, and that his mother’s a housewife. As he hasn’t spoken about having siblings, Steven’s believed to be an only child.
He fell in love with the film industry while attending a local high school in Chicago, and was 17 when he knew that he wanted to make movies. Steven matriculated in 2010 and then enrolled at Savannah College of Art and Design, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2014.
Steven launched his career in 2015, when he wrote and directed the popular crime mystery movie “Uncle John”, which starred John Ashton, Alex Moffat and Jenna Lyng Adams, and follows a man who’s returning to his hometown, wanting to see his uncle who’s the main suspect in a murder case; the movie won six of its 10 award nominations.
In 2017, Steven directed six episodes of the fantasy horror series “Channel Zero”, created by Nick Antosca, and which starred Brandon Scott, Marina Stephenson Kerr and Abigail Pniowsky. It’s a compilation of popular internet horror stories, and the series won five of its 22 award nominations. In the following year, Steven produced 10 episodes of the hit mystery horror series “Nightflyers”, created by Jeff Buhler, and which starred Eoin Macken, David Ajala and Jodie Turner Smith. It follows the crew of the spaceship Nightflyer as they’ve embarked on a mission – the series was nominated for two awards.
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In 2019 and 2020, Steven produced nine and directed three episodes of the popular crime mystery series “Briarpatch”, which Andy Greenwald created, and which starred Rosario Dawson, Jay R. Ferguson and Edi Gathegi. It follows a senator’s aide as she’s investigating the death of her police officer sister in San Bonifacio, Texas.
Steven’s only other work has been directing two episodes of the biographical crime mini-series “A Friend of the Family”, which Nick Antosca created, and which starred Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks and Lio Tipton; it tells the true story about the Broberg family.
Awards and nominations
Steven’s won three of his seven award nominations.
He won a Jury Award for Best Screenplay at the 2015 Hell’s Half Mile Film and Music Festival, and both a Grand Jury Award and Best of the Midwest Award for Best Feature at the 2015 Midwest Independent Film Festival, while all three for “Uncle John”.
Love life and relationships
Besides for his work, Steven’s also popular for being the fiancé of famous American actress Joey Lynn King. The two met on the set of the series “The Act”, and even though they started dating in the first half of 2019, Steven and Joey kept their relationship hidden from the media’s attention until December 2020; they became engaged in February 2022.
Steven hasn’t mentioned other women whom he’s dated, while it’s known that Joey was previously in a relationship with Jacob Elordi, a popular Australian actor.
Steven’s engaged to Joey Lynn King as of April 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Steven’s quite popular on the internet, with close to 110,000 people following him on Instagram today, although he’s posted only 17 pictures onto the social media network, with most of these having been taken by him as he’s passionate about photography; his girlfriend Joey can be seen featured in most of these.
Travelling is perhaps his favorite hobby; Steven’s been to several European and Asian countries, and has also travelled to Australia on multiple occasions.
He’s a huge dog-lover, and has featured his and Joey’s pet dogs in some of his Instagram pictures.
Steven has his own favorite Hollywood actors, some of whom are Anthony Hopkins, Joaquin Phoenix and Jim Carrey, and some of his favorite movies include “The Dresser”, “Armageddon Time” and “The Gladiator”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Steven’s either 31 or 32 years old. His hair’s brown and eyes are blue, he’s 5ft 11ins (1.82m) tall and weighs around 165lbs (75kgs).
Steven’s net worth’s been estimated at over $5 million, as of April 2023.
Who is Steven’s girlfriend Joey?
Joey Lynn King was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 30 July 1999, making Leo her zodiac sign. She’s appeared in more than 70 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for playing one of the main characters Prince in the critically acclaimed 2022 action comedy thriller movie “Bullet Train”, directed by David Leitch, and which also starred Brad Pitt and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. It follows five assassins as they’re travelling aboard the same bullet train – the film won one of its 12 award nominations.
Joey was raised in Los Angeles by her parents Jamie and Terry King, and was only four when she appeared in her first commercial. She was seven when she made her debut TV series appearance in 2006, playing Emily in two episodes of the popular family comedy series “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody”, which aired from 2005 through 2008, and won eight of its 33 award nominations. Joey then pursued a career in the film industry, and simultaneously attended school; she studied at Phoenix Ranch School, and upon matriculating in 2017 didn’t enroll at college.
From 2006 through 2010, Joey appeared in a couple of hit movies and TV series, such as the drama film “Reign Over Me”, the comedy series “Entourage” and the science fiction horror thriller movie “Quarantine”. In 2015, she portrayed Phoebe, one of the main characters in the historical movie “Stonewall”, directed by Roland Emmerich, and which also starred Jeremy Irvine and Jonny Beauchamp. It follows the life of a young man prior to the Stonewall Riots, and the film was nominated for four awards.
Some of Joey’s most recent roles have been in the romantic science fiction movie “The In Between”, the action fantasy movie “The Princess” and the animated action adventure series “Hamster & Gretel” (voice role), all released in 2022.
Joey’s won six of her 28 award nominations, including a 2019 Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, for her performance in “The Act”.