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Who is Joe Locke?
Joseph William Locke, born on 24 September 2003, is a Manx actor.
He is known for his role as Charlie Spring in the Netflix series Heartstopper (2022).
Locke was born in Douglas, Isle of Man. He attended Ballakermeen High School.
He told ITV’s This Morning in April 2022 that he was studying for A-Level exams (Politics, History, and English).
While still in high school, Locke and three fellow students submitted a petition to government officials to investigate the feasibility of welcoming Syrian refugees to the Isle of Man.
He participated in the 2020 National Theatre Connections as well as productions at the Gaiety Theatre and with the Kensington Art Centre’s youth group.
In April 2021, it was announced Locke would star as lead character Charlie Spring in his debut television role alongside Kit Connor in the 2022 Netflix coming-of-age series Heartstopper, an adaptation of the webcomic and graphic novel of the same name by Alice Oseman.
He was chosen out of 10,000 other potential actors that were up for the role through an open casting call.
While Locke was 17 at the time of the filming, his role has him playing a 14-15-year-old student in an English boys’ grammar school.
Locke has spoken about his experiences of being a young gay man from the Isle of Man and their parallels with Charlie’s story in the series.
What is Joe Locke’s net worth?
According to sources, Joe Locke has an estimated net worth of $1.1 Million
Who is Joe Locke’s Girlfriend? Is He dating?
Locke is openly gay. He confirmed his sexuality in an interview with The Independent in May 2022, where he opened up about how he felt “different” while growing up on the Isle of Man in the United Kingdom because of his sexuality.
There have been several rumors that Joe Locke is dating co-actor, Sebastian Croft, which is said to be false because they are close pals.
How old is Joe Locke?
Born on September 24, 2003, in Douglas, Isle of Man. Joe Locke is 18 years old.