Birth Name: Joey Lynn King
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 30, 1999
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, one eighth Italian, possibly other
Joey King is an American actress. She is known for starring in The Kissing Booth films, as well as Ramona and Beezus and Wish Upon. Among her siblings is actress Hunter King.
Joey’s mother is of three quarters Ashkenazi Jewish and one quarter Italian Catholic descent.
Joey’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Farrar (the son of James Farrar and Helen Frame). Joseph was in Pennsylvania. James was the son of Joseph/Giuseppe Ferrara and Julia/Angelina Villani, who were Italian Catholics, of Sicilian and Campanian descent. James is buried in the same Jewish cemetery as Joey’s great-grandmother, so he may have converted to Judaism. Helen was the daughter of Russian Jewish parents, Samuel Frame and Rose Horowitz.
Joey’s maternal grandmother is Elaine Braverman (the daughter of William Braverman and Rose Goldsmith). Elaine was born in Pennsylvania, to a Jewish family. William was the son of Ellix Braverman and Becca Milkowsky/Milkawsky.