Joe Swash Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career, Net Worth, Affairs and MorePosted By: Ejaz Abbasi | April 26, 2018
Joe Swash is a famous English actor and television presenter, and he is well recognized and best known for his role in the EastEnders. EastEnders is a soap opera that aired on BBC One, and Joe performed the role of Mickey Miller in this soap opera. Apart from EastEnders, he also appeared on ITV2 and presented various roles. He started his acting career from a very young age and brought a lot of name, fame, and popularity all over the world and especially in England.
In his early days, he appeared in some of the advertisements and also performed minor roles in different works. With the passage of time, he became well recognized and famous. Besides his acting career, he also remains actively involved in various charity works. In other words, he is a down to earth personality. This article will provide you a lot of information about this famous actor. If you want to know everything about Joe Swash, then sit back and just read this article.
Joe Swash Childhood and Early Life:
Joe Swash was born on 20th January 1982 AD in Islington, London, England. His father name was Ricky William Swash and Catherine M. “Kiffy.” His siblings include Cassie Swash and Shana Swash.
As far as his education is concerned, Joe firstly studied at Highbury Grove School that located in Islington. After that, on the advice of his mother’s friend namely Linda Robson who was also an actress, he attended Anna Scher Theatre School. He met with Brooke Kinsella, Natalie Cassidy and James Alexandrou in this theatre school who are his co-stars in the soap EastEnders.
Joe Swash Early Career:
Swash made his first appearance on the television with an Andrex advertisement at the age of only seven. After that, he appeared in a movie named “You Rang M’Lord” at the age of nine. He performed the role of a little boy who was orphan. At the age of eleven, he again appeared in a movie named “The Adventures of Pinocchio” and performed the role of a fighting boy. In this movie, he worked with Correy Carrier, Richard Claxton, and Jonathan Taylor Thomas. After that, he performed many minor roles in various television series including “Soldier Soldier,” “The South Bank Show,” “Casualty” and “The Bill” to name a few. In the year 2002, he appeared in the ITV documentary named “Club Reps.”
Joe Swash was not satisfied with his acting career, and about to give up this career and in the meantime, he got a role in the famous soap opera named EastEnders that aired on BBC One. He performed the role of Mickey Miller in the EastEnders in April 2003. He became a regular character in the soap due to positive reception.
His real sister namely Shana played the role of Mickey’s little sister in the soap. His real son named Harry Swash also appeared in the soap for a short period as his niece, Summer Swann. He along with his co-star named David Spinx who played the role of his stepfather departed from the soap in 2008. They made their final appearances in July 2008. After that, he showed the interest in returning to the soap and appeared as Mickey Miller again for the two episodes on 19 and 20 September 2011.
I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here:
It was November 2008 when Joe Swash won the title in the eighth series of the British reality show named “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here”. After that, Joe became the part of presenting team of the spin-off series “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here, NOW”. He co-presented the show with several famous presenters from time to time including Russell Kane (2009-2011), Caroline Flack (2009-2010), Laura Whitmore (2011-2015), Rob Beckett (2012-2014) and David Morgan (2015). In the year 2016, the show renamed as “I’m a Celebrity: Extra Camp.” In this show, he presented with Chris Ramsey (2016), Stacey Solomon (2016), Vicky Pattison (2016), Scarlett Moffatt (2017-) and Joel Dommett (2017-).
Other Television Appearances:
Apart from the above-mentioned works, Joe Swash appeared in various other works on television including the second series of “Hole in the Wall.” He performed in this series in the year 2009 along with his ex-rugby player Austin Healey. In the year 2010, he appeared in “What Do Kids Know?” along with Sara Cox and Rufus Hound. Joe also presented the children’s show named “Gimme a Break” in the year 2011 that aired on CBBC Channel. In the same year, he along with Caroline Flack worked in “Minute to Win It” that was a game show on ITV2. After that, Swash became a presenter and narrator in Driving Academy that aired on CBBC Channel in November 2011. In the year 2013 and 2014, Joe appeared on ITV2 panel show named Fake Reaction as a regular team captain. Then he performed as a contestant in “The Jump” in the year 2016.
Joe Swash also worked in the theatre. He played the role of Buttons in the pantomime Cinderella at the Central Theatre in Chatham Medway. He also performed in Bristol in the pantomime “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” in the years 2009 and 2010.
Joe Swash Personal Life:
Swash has a mix Italian, Scottish and Irish background. His great-grandmother namely Maria Christina Swash was from Italy. His father named Rickey William Swash was a taxicab driver who died of a sudden arrhythmic death syndrome. Joe Swash was only 12 years old when his father died. His mother named Catherine M. “Kiffy” raised three children including Joe Swash and his two sisters namely Cassie Swash and Shana Swash. In the year 2005, Joe became severely ill and remained in the hospital for two weeks. Doctors were not sure about his recovery. However, he recovered without any damage. Joe Swash engaged with Emma Sophocleous. Emma gave birth to their first child on 16 June 2007 and named him as Harry Swash. The couple announced separation on 19 January 2008.
Joe Swash was declared as bankrupt due to an unpaid tax bill of £20,000 on 3 November 2009. Joe’s agent namely Becca Barr said that it was a mix-up and Joe was not in any financial difficulty. Swash also became the patron of charity Meningitis UK in April 2009.
Joe Swash Net Worth:
Joe Swash has an estimated net worth of almost $3 million (estimated in 2017).