JOEY Essex rose to fame on TOWIE almost ten years ago, and has since starred in some of the biggest reality shows in the UK.
The reality star has gone on to make millions – but how did Joey Essex become famous? And who is he dating?
Who is Joey Essex?
Joey Essex was born on July 29, 1990, in London, England.
Sadly his mum, Tina, died by suicide when he was just ten years old.
At first, he and his older sister, Frankie, were told her death was an accident, but a couple of years later they learned the truth.
Joey, 27, first appeared on TOWIE as a supporting cast member in series two, alongside his cousin Chloe Sims.
He was promoted to the main cast in series three, with sis Frankie joining the supporting cast.