Joe Chrest - Updated Jun 2024

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Joe Chrest

Joe Chrest is a popular American actor. Joe Chrest rose to fame after playing in films and television shows including 21 Jump Street, 22 Jump Street, Oldboy, The Perfect Date, etc.

Early Life and Childhood

Joe Chrest was born on September 15, 1965, in the city of Saint Albans, West Virginia, United States. His age is 58 years as of now and his full name is Joseph Chrest.

Similarly, he is American by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Virgo which belongs to the element of Earth, according to astrologers.

However, there is no information available on the web regarding his parents and siblings. He may not want to share information about his family to keep them out of the spotlight.


In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at St. Albans High School in West Virginia. Later, he earned a BFA Degree in Directing from Marshall University and an MFA Degree from Louisiana State University.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he started his acting career at an early age. He has acted in over 100 screen roles and over 60 musicals and plays. He first appeared on the big screen as Ben in Steven Soderbergh’s movie “King of the Hill” in 1993.

Similarly, he was featured as Mr. Rodman in “The Underneath”. Likewise, he was featured as Mitchell in The Hunger Games and David Schmidt in 22 Jump Street. Also, he played James Eakins in Free State of Jones in 2016.

Moreover, he has also performed onstage at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles working with well-known directors like Gordon Davidson and Jerry Zaks.

He rose to fame in a short period and due to his great acting, he won Screen Actors Guild Awards in the Best Actor category in 2017. Similarly, he was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards in the Best Actor category in 2018.

In addition, he has also served in the United States Air Force where he was recognized for Cold War service and expert marksmanship. Furthermore, he is also a professor at the School of Theatre in Louisiana State University’s College of Music & Dramatic Arts.

Besides that, he has been a founding member of LSU’s Swine Palace since 1992. In addition, he is also the Founding Artistic Director of Ignition Film Repertory Company.

Joe Chrest

Caption: Joe Chrest featuring in a movie. Source: Pop Culture

Brand Endorsements

Joe has not endorsed any brand till now. Also, he is not promoting anything or collaborating with any brands. No information is available on the web regarding the products he has supported or not.

Also, he has not disclosed any information about the brands or companies he has endorsed. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him being associated with some brands and supporting their products.

Awards and Nomination

Joe was nominated and has won some awards in his career. He won Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Actor category in 2017. Similarly, he was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards in the Best Actor category in 2018. Furthermore, we believe that his talent will earn him several awards in the future.

Joe Chrest – Net Worth 2024

Joe has an estimated net worth of around $5 million and his annual salary is $350k. Similarly, his source of income is mainly his acting profession. However, his weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

He has also worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame. Also, he is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

Joe married Christine Chrest on May 10, 1997. However, he has not revealed anything about how they both met and dated each other. Moreover, it is seen that they both are happy being together at the moment.

They have two children and their names are Samantha Chrest and Nicolas Chrest Also, he doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.

Joe Chrest

Caption: Joe Chrest with his wife. Source: IMDb


Joe Chrest has always been concerned with his professional life. However, he hasn’t been associated with rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional career. Also, he avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height he is 6 Feet tall and weighs 75kg. Similarly, he has a good physique that measures 39-33-37 inches and has beautiful brown eyes and black hair.

Also, his suitable dress size is 7 and his shoe size is 11(US). Moreover, he follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain his body measurements.

Joe Chrest

Caption: Joe Chrest giving a pose. Source: Teresa

Joe Chrest – Social Media

Joe Chrest is very popular on social media and his fans love him for the positive influence he has on them. He is active on Instagram has 825 followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @joechrestjr. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @realjoechrest with 20 followers.