|Born Name||Joey Batey|
|Birth Place||Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom|
|Height||6 feet (1.82 m)|
|Age||26 years old|
Last Updated on December 23, 2019
Joey Batey is a British actor who made his breakthrough after starring as Jaskier in the American fantasy drama web series, The Witcher. He is also known for his performances in other hit series like Knightfall and In the Dark.
The Netflix actor is as charming and hunky in real-life as well, which is also the reason that he has won many hearts through his performances. Curious to know more about him? If yes, then enjoy the whole article!!!
How Rich is Joey Batey?
Joey Batey possesses a net worth of $300,000. He garnered that fortune from his career as an actor.
Batey started his career as a television actor. First, he worked in the 2013 television movie, Murder on the Home Front. Since then, he worked in various television series like Whitechapel, Mount Pleasant, Strike, Kinghtfall, and Stan Lee’s Lucky Man. Besides, he also worked in television miniseries like The War of the Worlds, In the Dark, and The White Queen.
The British actor also worked in films at the beginning of his career. His first-ever feature film was the 2014 British drama film, The Riot Club. The film was a blockbuster that grossed $3.5 million at the box office.
Joey recently worked in one of the most trending Netflix fantasy drama web series, The Witcher. He worked as one of the major characters in the series portraying the role of Jaskier, the Bard.
Jaskier is a singer who mysteriously meets the lead character of the series Geralt of Rivia a.k.a The Witcher portrayed by Henry Cavill in a bar. Eventually, the Jaskier becomes the travel companion of Geralt to discover new words for his songs and hoping for adventures. Further, Jaskier starts to appear from the second episode of the series and becomes the best friend of Geralt, who is a monster hunter.
After appearing in the second episode of the series, he makes a comeback in the fourth episode of the series. Moreover, he joins the team of Geralt and Yennefer, who is a mage portrayed by Anya Chalotra in the sixth episode of the series to hunt a dragon organized by Borch.
Joey is highly getting praise for his role and is breaking the news for his acting skills. Besides, he joined the cast of the series in May of 2017 along with actors like Myanna Buring, who portrays Tissaia, Jodhi May, who portrays Queen Calanthe and Mimi Ndiweni, who portrays Fringilla Vigo among others. Additionally, the series’ also features actor Eamon Farren as Cahir, who is the main villain of the series. In an interview, Joey revealed that he took inspiration from Michael Scott from The Office for his role in the series The Witcher.
Is a Real-Life Singer as well
The Witcher series actor is also a real-life singer. While working in the series The Witcher, he sang the title song of the series called Toss a coin to Your Witcher. Further, in real life, he also plays the Lute, which many people mix for a guitar. Besides, he is the lead vocalist of the singing band The Amazing Devil.
Quick Facts of Joey Batey
- Joey Batey studied at the University of Cambridge.
- He also worked in the productions of WolfHall and Bring up the Bodies on West End and Broadway during his early career.
- While recording the song Toss a Coin to Your Witcher, Brad was sick.
- He recorded the title song of The Witcher in the UK in July of 2019.
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