The Kissing Booth Cast Heights: See How Tall the 8 Actors Are in Real Life and What They’re Up to Now

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Since gracing our television screens, The Kissing Booth has quickly nestled into our hearts with its endearing storyline and charismatic characters.

Crafted by Vince Marcello and inspired by Beth Reekles’ 2012 novel, this high school romantic comedy centers on Elle (Joey King), a quirky teen whose unexpected romance with complex boy Noah (Jacob Elordi) tests her unbreakable bond with his younger brother, Lee (Joel Courtney).

Jacob Elordi is significantly taller than Joey King, with a height of 6 feet 5 inches (195.6 cm) compared to Joey King's height of 5 feet 1 ¾ inches (156.8 cm)Jacob Elordi is significantly taller than Joey King, with a height of 6 feet 5 inches (195.6 cm) compared to Joey King’s height of 5 feet 1 ¾ inches (156.8 cm) (Credit: Sara De Boer / Startraksphoto)

Premiering on Netflix on May 11, 2018, the film overcame critics’ reservations about its clichéd plot to become a commercial sensation. The success led to two sequels – The Kissing Booth 2 on July 24, 2020, and The Kissing Booth 3 on August 11, 2021.

Fast-forward to two years since the trilogy’s conclusion, and the question arises: What’s the cast been up to? Continue reading to learn all you need to know about their heights and post-Kissing Booth accomplishments in the acting world.

1. Joey King as Elle Evans – 5ft 1 ¾ in. (156.8 cm)

At just 5 feet and 1 ¾ inches (156.8 cm) tall, 24-year-old Joey King charmed us as Elle Evans.

Joey is no stranger to the spotlight. Remember her from Ramona and Beezus and Crazy, Stupid, Love? She also graced Disney’s The Suite Life of Zack & Cody alongside Dylan and Cole Sprouse.

Joey King played the protagonist of The Kissing Booth films and stands at a petite height of 5 feet and 1 ¾ inchesJoey King played the protagonist of The Kissing Booth films and stands at a petite height of 5 feet and 1 ¾ inches (Credit: INSTARimages)

Beyond The Kissing Booth, she scored big with the Hulu original miniseries The Act, landing an Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. Joey also starred alongside Brad Pitt in the action flick Bullet Train, marking another exciting chapter for the young sensation.

From films like The Lie and The In Between to joining forces with Zac Efron and Nicole Kidman in a Netflix rom-com, A Family Affair, her acting journey’s far from over.

Engaged to her longtime love Steven Piet, Joey King’s personal life shines as brightly as her career.

2. Joel Courtney as Lee Flynn – 5ft 10 ½ in. (179.1 cm)

Joel Courtney, who stands at 5 feet and 10 ½ inches (179.1 cm), portrayed Lee Flynn, Elle’s best friend.

Before joining the series, the 27-year-old actor already boasts of an impressive cinematic career, making his mark in Super 8, sharing the screen with Elle Fanning. He also starred alongside Jessica Alba in the 2016 drama Dear Eleanor.

Joel Courtney has a height of 5 feet and 10 ½ inchesJoel Courtney has a height of 5 feet and 10 ½ inches (Credit: BauerGriffin / INSTARimages)

His diverse portfolio includes works like Assimilate and Rim of the World and television credits such as appearances in The Messengers and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Joel has kept his star shining beyond The Kissing Booth. He showcased his acting range in the supernatural chiller Mercy and the teen flick F the Prom. He also secured a role in Lionsgate’s 2023 Christian drama film The Jesus Revolution.

Married to his longtime partner Mia Scholink since September 2020, his personal life adds to his charm.

3. Jacob Elordi as Noah Flynn – 6ft 5 in. (195.6 cm)

Jacob Elordi, who portrayed Noah Flynn, Elle’s love interest, commands a presence with his towering height of 6 feet and 5 inches (195.6 cm).

The 26-year-old Australian actor has taken his star to new heights since The Kissing Booth, garnering critical acclaim for his portrayal as bad guy Nate Jacobs in HBO’s Euphoria.

Jacob Elordi towers over everyone in the cast at 6 feet and 5 inchesJacob Elordi towers over everyone in the cast at 6 feet and 5 inches (Credit: ABACA / INSTARimages)

Jacob’s filmography includes the drama 2 Hearts and the Australian comedy The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee. He shared the screen with Ben Affleck in Hulu’s psychological thriller Deep Water, released in March 2022, and is set to star in the upcoming mystery drama Saltburn.

His journey has been quite eventful for his personal life, from his nearly two-year romance with Joey King to being linked with Zendaya and dating Kaia Gerber. Speculations now swirl around a connection with 23-year-old American YouTuber Olivia Jade Giannulli.

4. Taylor Zakhar Perez as Marco Valentin Peña – 6ft ½ in. (184.2 cm)

Introduced in the second and third films, Marco Valentin Peña, portrayed by Taylor Zakhar Perez, made waves as Elle’s dance partner, crafting a love triangle etched in fans’ memories.

The 31-year-old actor is 6 feet and ½ inch (184.2 cm) tall and has graced numerous TV shows as a guest star, making his film debut in The Kissing Booth 2.

Taylor Zakhar Perez stands at 6 feet and ½ inchTaylor Zakhar Perez stands at 6 feet and ½ inch (Credit: Abaca Press / INSTARimages)

Taylor has tasted success through roles in Nickelodeon’s iCarly, the sitcom Young & Hungry, and the comedy show Embeds. He even made an appearance in the hit political thriller Scandal.

Currently, he’s captivating audiences in the HBO Max TV comedy series Minx and made a plausible performance for the 2023 highly anticipated Red, White and Royal Blue film adaptation.

5. Maisie Richardson-Sellers as Chloe Winthrop – 5ft 5 ½ in. (166.4 cm)

Maisie Richardson-Sellers, who stands at 5 feet and 5 ½ inches (166.4 cm), took the indispensable Chloe Winthrop role in The Kissing Booth 2 and 3. Her impeccable fashion sense and loyalty made her a standout friend.

The 31-year-old actress has been busy post-Kissing Booth, delving into various acting ventures. Notably, she contributed to the 2022 near-future thriller The Undeclared War.

Maisie Richardson-Sellers has a height of 5 feet and 5 ½ inchesMaisie Richardson-Sellers has a height of 5 feet and 5 ½ inches (Credit: Jonathan Brady / PA Images / INSTARimages / Cover Images)

Maisie carved her path through TV, leaving a mark in shows like The Originals, where she played Rebekah Mikaelson/Eva Sinclair. Progressing from Of Kings and Prophets in 2016, she brought Amaya Jiwe/Vixen to life in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow for five seasons.

Not confined to acting, Maisie ventured into directing. Making her directorial debut with Sunday’s Child in January 2020, she shared her expertise in Netflix and Adobe’s documentary, The Story Untold.

Dating L.A.-based singer CLAY for over seven years adds a personal touch to her multifaceted life.

6. Meganne Young as Rachel – 5ft 3 in. (160 cm)

As Rachel, Lee’s girlfriend in The Kissing Booth series, Meganne Young, who is 5 feet and 3 inches (160 cm) tall, brought depth to her character.

Hailing from South Africa, the 33-year-old graced numerous TV shows before her Kissing Booth role. Her exceptional performances in the romantic comedy franchise and Starz’s Black Sails as Abigail Ashe have spotlighted her acting prowess.

Meganne Young is a South African actress and director with a petite height of 5ft 3 (160 cm)Meganne Young is a South African actress and director with a petite height of 5ft 3 (160 cm) (Credit: Eugene Powers / Shutterstock)

Meganne also made a name for her acting skills in the 2015 miniseries Saints & Strangers and the 2017 biographical TV film The Dating Game Killer. Guest spots in Supernatural, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Blood Drive add to her portfolio.

While her acting pace has slowed, Meganne remains active on Instagram, showcasing her life behind the spotlight. She’s currently in a relationship with the Vancouver-based director and writer Tom Belding.

7. Molly Ringwald as Sara Flynn – 5ft 8 in. (172.7 cm)

Sarah Flynn is Noah and Lee’s mom and a motherly figure to Elle, brought to life by Molly Ringwald, who has an impressive height of 5 feet and 8 inches (172.7 cm).

The 55-year-old is an ’80s icon, dominating sitcoms like The Facts of Life and classic teen films including The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, For Keeps, and Sixteen Candles.

‘80s icon Molly Ringwald stands at 5 feet and 8 inches‘80s icon Molly Ringwald stands at 5 feet and 8 inches (Credit: Jennifer Graylock / INSTARimages)

Her successful journey also spans television, from the ’90s miniseries The Stand to leading roles in The Secret Life of the American Teenager and Raising Expectations. A recurring role in the CW’s Riverdale adds to her impressive TV repertoire.

Molly’s successful career includes starring in recent films like Creepshow in 2021 and Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story in 2022. She contributed to the literary realm by translating the biography “My Cousin Maria Schneider: A Memoir” by Vanessa Schneider in 2023.

8. Carson White as Brad Evans – 4ft 5 in. (134 cm)

Adored as Brad Evans, the young and endearing character who happens to be Elle’s younger brother, 14-year-old Carson White, who is only 4 feet and 5 inches (134 cm) tall, breathed life into his role.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Celebrated for his performance in The Kissing Booth franchise, Carson’s acting career began with a 2015 short film titled Lullaby, laying the foundation for his recognition.

Despite his age, Carson has made notable appearances in film shorts and the 2018 TV film Crazy Wonderful, along with a guest spot in the television series Special.

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