Joshua Eady’s Meteoric Rise in the Entertainment World

How The Kissing Booth Star Rose to Stardom

Dazzling on screens both big and small, Joshua Eady has firmly established himself as an international sensation. With a dynamic career spanning acting, podcasting, modelling, and content creation, he has captivated audiences worldwide with his remarkable presence and undeniable charisma.

Emerging from the realms of modelling and theatre, Joshua’s journey seamlessly transitioned into that of film and television. His star began to ascend with the impactful film “Journey is The Destination,” where he shared the screen with luminaries like Ben Schnetzer and Ella Purnell. The film’s resounding success, including a triumphant Gala Premier at the renowned Toronto International Film Festival, marked the beginning of a career set for greatness.


The silver screen beckoned Joshua with open arms, and he answered its call by stepping into the iconic Netflix film, “The Kissing Booth.” In the role that catapulted him into global recognition, he held his own alongside the likes of Joey King and Jacob Elordi. Joshua’s embodiment of his character was so compelling that it led to not just one, but two more riveting instalments of “The Kissing Booth” saga. Along this path, he attracted a following of nearly half a million admirers across various social media platforms, a testament to his magnetic appeal.

Yet Joshua’s artistry knows no bounds. Demonstrating his range and depth, he embarked on a transformative journey in the TV series “Lioness,” available on Showmax and Mnet. In this daring role, he brought to life the character of Liam over the course of two gripping seasons, unveiling an entirely new facet of his acting prowess. Through this portrayal, Joshua delved into the shadows and intricacies of his character, showcasing a mastery of his craft that left audiences in awe.

As if his on-screen accomplishments weren’t enough, Joshua’s creative spirit led him to the creative world of podcasting. Enter “StoryTime with Joshua Eady,” a captivating auditory venture where he welcomes an array of diverse guests from all corners of the country. His podcast has rapidly gained traction, sparking partnerships with esteemed local brands like Bomb Squad Lager, Franklees Underwear, Sofaworx, Manscaped, and Truth Coffee. Notable personalities such as Chad Le Clos, Steven Kitshoff, and Jack Parow have graced his show, engaging in candid conversations that resonate with listeners on a profound level.

Beyond the confines of screens and soundwaves, Joshua’s life takes form through captivating vlogs. He generously shares his travels throughout the enchanting landscapes of South Africa, offering a glimpse into his world as he attends events and immerses himself in diverse industries. The interest in Joshua’s vlogs lies in its authenticity, capturing genuine moments that resonate with viewers on a personal level.

2023 marks a promising year for Josh as we eagerly await the release of “Lioness” Season 3, set to showcase Joshua’s continuous evolution as an artist. Additionally, a new and exciting vlog project is on the horizon, promising to unveil fresh dimensions of his creative endeavours. To top it all off, Joshua’s creative ingenuity is set to culminate in his inaugural personal film project, a venture that holds the promise of yet another milestone in his inspiring journey.

JoburgStyle sat down with the actor from ‘The Kissing Booth,’ who shares insights on his personal Journey to Success…

Can you share a specific moment or experience that was a turning point in your career that propelled you towards success – perhaps a specific role?

Every role I’ve played has had a different breakthrough for me personally. From a better understanding of the industry, myself and those around me, to learning from cast members and directors.

How do you define success for yourself personally and professionally, and how has that definition evolved over time?

Success to me is waking up every day doing something that I love, that leaves a positive impact on the world and involves my purpose in life. To live a life of creativity that offers me freedom.

What role do you believe continuous learning and personal development play in achieving success?

I think it is one of the most important factors. As soon as you stop learning, you stop winning.

If you could give one piece of advice to aspiring entrepreneurs or individuals on their journey to success, what would it be?

Try to have fun. I often lose track of this. But try to find a way to enjoy the process. You’re writing your life story one day at a time.

Reflecting on your journey to success, what were some pivotal moments of self-discovery that helped shape your path and goals?

Two people in my life that inspired me beyond anything I have ever experienced, are Ben Shnetzer and Billy Raffoul. I left working with them wanting to be a better creative and human being

Can you describe a time when you had to step outside of your comfort zone to pursue a new opportunity or role, and how it impacted your journey to success?

The podcast was very much out of my comfort zone. It has required me to share more about my personal life, views and opinions, which in today’s world is very scary.

How do you maintain resilience and perseverance during times of adversity or when facing significant challenges on your path to success?

The people around me keep me on track. Without them, I would be all over the place.

What role have mentors or role models played in your journey to success, and how have they influenced your personal and professional growth?

A massive role, whether they know they have been an inspiration or not, they have all played big parts in helping me develop my creative skills.

Looking back, is there anything you would have done differently on your journey to success? 

I would have taken more chances. And now, will continue to do so.

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