Joey Lawrence is an American actor and singer known for his roles as Joey Donovan in the NBC’s sitcom Gimme a Break! (1983-1987), as Joey Russo in the NBC’s sitcom Blossom (1990-1995), as Joe Roman in The WB’s sitcom Brotherly Love (1995-1997), and Joe Longo in the ABC Family original television series Melissa & Joey (2010-). Joey was born on April 20, 1976 as Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is the oldest son of Joseph Lawrence, Sr. and Donna Lawrence. He is of Italian descent on his father’s side, and of English descent on his mother’s side. He married to Chandie Yawn-Nelson in 2005. They have two daughters named Charli and Liberty. He was previously married to Michelle Vella from 2002 to 2005.
Joey Lawrence Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 20 April 1976
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Name: Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr.
Nickname: Joey Lawrence, Joseph Lawrence
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Occupation: Actor, Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Game show host
Race/Ethnicity: White (Italian, English)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Albums: Soulmates, Joey Lawrence
Joey Lawrence Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 181 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 82 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 8″
Height in Meters: 1.73 m
Body Build: Athletic
Chest: 48 in (122 cm)
Biceps: 17 in (43 cm)
Waist: 34 in (87 cm)
Shoe Size: 10 (US)
Joey Lawrence Family Details:
Father: Joseph Lawrence, Sr. (Insurance broker)
Mother: Donna Lawrence (personnel manager and former school teacher)
Spouse: Chandie Yawn-Nelson (m. 2005), Michelle Vella (m. 2002–2005)
Children: Charleston “Charli” Lawrence (Daughter), Liberty Grace Lawrence (Daughter)
Siblings: Matthew Lawrence (Brother), Andrew Lawrence (Brother)
Joey Lawrence Education:
High School: Abington Friends School (1994)
University: University of Southern California
Joey Lawrence Facts:
*He belongs to Italian and English descent.
*He is the oldest of three brothers.
*He can turn his thumb all the way to the back. He has triple jointed thumbs.
*One of People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1994).
*He is an avid fan of LA Lakers, Dodgers, and Eagles.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.