Joey Lawrence Bio, Age, Net Worth, Height, Father, Brother, Wife, , Movies, TV Shows

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Joey Lawrence Biography

Joey Lawrence born Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr. is an actor, musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and game show host from the United States. He is best known for his roles as Joey Russo in Blossom and Joey Longo in Melissa & Joey, but he rose to prominence as a child star in the early 1980s. Joseph also appeared in Gimme a Break and the television series Brotherly Love.

Joey Lawrence? Age

How old is Joey? The musician is 46 years old as of 2022. He was born Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr. on 20 April 1976, in Abington, Pennsylvania, the United States of America.

Joey Lawrence Height

Joey the actor stands at a height of 5 feet 8inches tall. ALSO READ: Brian Applegate

Joey Lawrence Parents | family| Brothers

The actor was born Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr. in Abington, Pennsylvania, the United States of America to Donna Lynn, a personnel manager, and Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Sr. an Insurance broker. Lawrence is of Italian, English and Scottish descent. He was born alongside his two brothers, Andrew, and Matthew.

Is Joey Lawrence Married? Wife| Samantha Cope

Currently Joey is happily married to actress Samantha Cope. The two met on the set of a Lifetime movie directed by his brother Andrew and co-starring his daughter Charleston after which they got engaged in August 2021. The two later married in California.

He was first married to his wife Michelle Vella, in 2002, but the couple later divorced in 2005. Then later Lawrence met with Chandy Yawn-Nelson, earlier while on vacation in Disney World when the two were teenagers. The couple wed there in July 2005. Although in July 2020, Joey filed for a divorce. The two have two children.

Joey Lawrence Music and Acting | Career

Lawrence made an appearance on the popular talk show ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’ when he was only five years old. During the show, he demonstrated his singing abilities by performing ‘Give My Regards to Broadway.’ He starred as Sparky in the 1982 television film ‘Scamps,’ directed by Harry Harris. He appeared in television shows such as ‘Silver Spoons’ and ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ the same year. In 1983, he landed his breakthrough role as Joey Donovan in the popular American sitcom ‘Gimme a Break!’ From 1983 to 1987, he played the part in 77 episodes. Meanwhile, in 1985, he made his theatrical film debut as Bobby Chester in Carl Reiner’s comedy film ‘Summer Rental.’

He played Joe Roman in 40 episodes of the sitcom ‘Brotherly Love’ from 1995 to 1997. He appeared in the series alongside his real-life brothers. He returned to the big screen in 2000, playing Graham Manning in John Ottman’s slasher film ‘Urban Legends: Final Cut.’ He portrayed Michael Brooks in 11 episodes of the NBC network’s television drama series ‘American Dreams’ from 2002 to 2003. In 2003, he was cast as Kurt Franklin, the main character in the sitcom series ‘Run of the House.’ From 2003 to 2004, he played the role in 19 episodes.

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In the video ‘Rest Stop,’ he played Officer Michael Deacon. He then played himself in the 2008 comedy-horror film ‘Killer Pad,’ directed by Robert Englund. In the same year, he portrayed Carey Krzyznyk in the video ‘Together For The First Time.’ In 2010, he starred as Louie ‘Pipes’ Pepitone in James Quattrochi’s action-crime biopic ‘Sinatra Club.’ In 2010, Lawrence landed the lead role of Joe Longo in the popular sitcom television series ‘Melissa & Joey.’ From 2010 to 2015, he played Longo in 104 episodes. Meanwhile, he was seen in television movies like ‘The Dog Who Saved Halloween,’ ‘Hitched for the Holidays,’ and ‘The Dog Who Saved The Holidays.’

Joey Lawrence released his self-titled debut album in 1993. Singles from the album included ‘Nothin’ My Love Can’t Fix,’ ‘I Can’t Help Myself,’ and ‘Stay Forever.’ ‘Joey Lawrence’ reached number 74 on the ‘Billboard 200’ record chart. Lawrence released his second album, ‘Soulmates,’ in 1997. ‘Never Gonna Change My Mind,’ the album’s most popular single, peaked at number 49 on the ‘UK Singles Chart.’ Aside from his two albums, Lawrence has also released singles such as ‘Rolled,’ ‘Our Time,’ ‘Imagine,’ and ‘Christmas Time.’

Joey Lawrence’s Net Worth

The actor has a net worth of 250,000 dollars.

Joey Lawrence Movies and TV Shows


1985 – Summer Rental
1988 – Pulse
1988 – Oliver & Company
1991 – Chains of Gold
1994 – Radioland Murders
1995 – A Goofy Movie
1999 – Tequila Body Shots
2000 – Urban Legends: Final Cut
2001 – Do You Wanna Know a Secret?
2002 – Trois 2: Pandora’s Box
2006 – Rest Stop
2008 – Killer Pad
2010 – Sinatra Club
2011 – Hit List
2016 – Saved by Grace
2017 – Girl Followed
2018 – Sk8 Dawg
2020 – Money Plane
2020 – My Brother Keeper
2021 – Roe v, Wade


1982 – Scamps
1982 – Different Strokes
1983 – Little Shots
1983-1987 – Gimme a Break
1984 – Young People’s Specials
1985 – ABC Afterschool Special
1989 – Adventures in Babysitting
1990-1995 – Blossom
1993 – Almost Home
1995 – Something Wilder
1995-1997 – Brotherly Love
1996 – Brothers of the Frontier
1999 – Horse Sense
2002 – Romantic Comedy 101
2003 – American Dreams
2004 – Love Rules
2005 – Bow
2006 – Android Apocalypse
2007 – CSI: NY
2009 – My Fake Fiancé
2011 – The Dog Who Saved Halloween
2012 – Hitched for the Holidays
2013 – Splash
2015 – Celebrity Family Feud
2016 – Cupcake Wars
2018 – A Mother’s Worst Fear
2019 – Celebrity Big Brother
2021 – Danger Force
2022 – Call Me Kat