Joey Batey is a British actor and singer who has a net worth of $4 Million. He came to the limelight after portraying the role of bard Jaskier in The Witcher, a Netflix fantasy series that earned him mainstream success.
In this hit series, he also showed his singing abilities by giving the song “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher” along with several other tracks. Following his breakthrough, Joey became one of the lead choices for some prominent directors in the British entertainment industry.
What is Joey Batey’s Net Worth?
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Joey Batey was born on January 1st, 1989 in Newcastle upon Tyne, the United Kingdom. He was raised by a family of artists, so music was always in his blood while growing up.
Upon his high school graduation, Joey went to attend Robinson College, Cambridge. During that same time, he enrolled in L’École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq but dropped out of there before completing this program.
Later, he attended the University of Cambridge where he learned Modern and Medieval Languages, then landed a gig in the Royal Shakespeare Company. Before his breakthrough, Joey Batey teamed up with Alex Owen and Ben Ashenden to write the comedic sketch show titled Good Clean Men in which he performed as well.
At the age of 24, Joey made his first TV show appearance by portraying Dixie in Geoffrey Sax’s thriller Murder on the Home Front in 2013. A year later, he made his film debut in the British thriller drama film The Riot Club.
From there, he started playing guest roles in episodes of TV shows like The White Queen, Whitechapel, Mount Pleasant, and more. In 2017 he was cast in Paul McGuigan’s project Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool. He followed this up by appearing in the series Strike and In The Dark.
From 2017 to 2018, Joey portrayed Pierre in the historical fiction drama series Knightfall. In 2018 it was announced that he would play the guest character of Callum Ballimore in the British drama mystery series Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators. Later that year, he got the role of Bobby Hayes in the crime show Stan Lee’s Lucky Man.
The biggest breakthrough period of Joey Batey’s career came in 2019 when he began starring in the hit Netflix series The Witcher. He earned one of the lead roles as Jaskier in Netflix’s adaptation of The Witcher.
Joey’s appearance in the film allowed him to achieve millions of fans all across the world. In this hit show, he stars along with some rising stars including Anya Chalotra, Freya Allan, Henry Cavill, Mimi Ndiweni, MyAnna Buring, and Eamon Farren.
Aside from music, Joey showcased his music skills by providing vocals for the character of Cesar in the animated video game Dragon Quest Heroes 2 in 2016.
In 2015 Joey collaborated with his fellow actress Madeleine Hyland to form a music band. In the following year, they released their debut album Love Run. Their second album The Horror and the Wild came out in 2020 followed by their third project called Ruin in October 2021.
He also sang tracks while appearing in The Witcher. The songs he produced for the series are including Toss a Coin to Your Witcher, The Fishmonger’s Daughter, Her Sweet Kiss, The Golden One, Burn Butcher Burn, and Whoreson Prison Blues.
- The White Queen (Drama, 2013)
- Knightfall (TV Series, 2017–2018)
- The Witcher (Netflix series, 2019–present)
- Bring Up the Bodies (Stage performance)
- Wolf Hall (Stage show)
Joey Batey Net Worth
Joey Batey is on his way to becoming one of the most recognized actors in the American entertainment business. He began his career in British industry and now established himself in US showbiz with his outstanding performance.s
Joey made a name for himself after appearing in The Witcher alongside big names. He is making a vast chunk of money from the series. For example, the lead actor in the series Henry Cavill is reportedly earning $1 million per episode of The Witcher. As of 2023, Joey Batey’s net worth is estimated to be $4 Million.