Keegan Joyce Bio: Gay, Dating, Partner, Brother

By Anmol Basnyat | Updated On: 02 Aug, 2018
Keegan Joyce Bio: Gay, Dating, Partner, Brother

Quick Information

Date of Birth August 25, 1989 Age 31 Years 9 Month(s)
Nationality Australian Profession Actor
Marital Status Dating Divorced Not Yet
Girlfriend/Dating Maryellen Rose Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed Ethnicity White
Children/Kids Not Yet Height 1.7 m
Education The King's School, Sydney Conservatorium of Music Siblings 1 (Brother)

Australian actor Keegan Joyce is best reckoned for essaying a role of Arnold in Australian TV comedy series Please Like Me in ABC Network in 2013. He is also known for his character of Starkey in a 1963 Doctor Who spin-off series K-9 in 2009.

He portrayed the role of Andrej in the 2014-2015 Australian season of the musical Once. Keegan is also a singer and released his album Snow on Higher Ground in 2016.

Portrays Gay Character; All About His Onscreen Partner

Keegan Joyce plays a character of Arnold, who is a gay character in ABC’s Please Like Me. He plays the love interest of show's creator and the lead cast, Josh Thomas, who reprised the role of Josh which also starred actor, Wade Briggs. His onscreen partner Josh Thomas plays an "out and out" normal man who happens to be gay. The creator, Josh has stepped out of the stereotype and hasn't kept their homosexuality as the main story plot. 

Please Like Me premieres on ABC2 focusing on the younger genre of the crowd and was deemed "too gay" for ABC's primary channel. The fans heavily criticized Their move to shift the show on ABC2. After waves of anger, ABC plotted the series in ABC1 in Wednesday nights since September 2013.

Talking about his co-actor, Josh Thomas on his early 2017 interview for Vulture Magazine briefly spoke about their on-screen romance in the fourth season of the series back in 2016. Josh told that the romantic angle between the two characters was funny but also admitted that Arnold was not involved in any romantic fling with Josh.

Nonetheless, Keegan on his recent interview for the Pressreader in July 2018 had chatted about his sheer delight to essay the role of Arnold. He also revealed about the funny real-life incidents when some of his Instagram followers thought he is a gay.

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Rumors Of Dating; Who Is Keegan's Girlfriend?

The actor, Keegan is rumored to be dating a writer Maryellen Rose. He often posts pictures with his alleged girlfriend on his social media sites. Not only the actor but Maryellen Rose also shares photos on her Instagram account.

Maryellen has described Keegan as an amazing person in a post on 9 August 2016. She also urged fans to see his first solo album on 1 September 2016. His rumored love interest also posted a picture with the actor attending a wedding in 2018.

Keegan Joyce with his rumored partner at a wedding on 4 May 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

The rumored pair were all in smiles as Keegan looked dapper in his black suit contrasted by white shirt while Maryellen looked mesmerizing in her red attire. Though Keegan and Maryelle post pictures, the duo is yet to confirm their affair.

In the interview with Pressreader on 23 July 2018, Keegan revealed about his girlfriend. He said that he met his partner in Byron Bay through a mutual friend. He then mentioned that she recognized him from the show and thought that he was gay. He even flirted with his love interest but took months to convince her about his sexual orientation.

Although he mentioned that he has a girlfriend, he didn't reveal her name and identity.

Keegan's Family; Brother Does Not Want Keegan To Kiss On TV

Keegan is the eldest child in the family and has a younger brother. His younger brother, who goes by the short name RJ, revealed that his elder sibling does not like to talk about himself. His brother further added that he does not want Keegan to kiss people on-screen, referring to his role in Please Like Me.

Keegan enjoys spending time with his brother. He posted a picture with his younger sibling having beer on 2 November 2014.

What Is Keegan Joyce’s Net Worth?

The 28-year-old actor gathers his net worth from his professional acting career since 2002. He mustered his high earnings from being a part of 2013 television series; Please Like Me. Keegan also earned playing the character of Fuzz Grene in the 2010 comedy TV series Rake.

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Short Bio

Keegan Joyce was born on 25 August 1989 in Sydney, New South Wales as per wiki. Keegan stands at the height of 1.76 m (5' 9¼") and possesses Australian white ethnicity. His birth sign is Virgo.

Keegan went to The King's School and graduated in 2007. He then attended Sydney Conservatorium of Music and completed his study in 2014.