Joy Sunday

December 4, 2022   | December 4, 2022  | 
Quick Facts
Full Name Joy Sunday
Popular Name Joy
Birth Place New York, United States
Birthday April 17, 1997
Age 26
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Father N/A
Mother N/A
Siblings Victor Okon
Profession Actress, Director
Net Worth $3 million
Height 5 ft 5 inches
Weight 56kg
Body Measurement 34-26-35
Gender Identity Female
Marital Status Single

Joy Sunday is an American actress who is famous for playing in the movie Dear White People where she portrayed the role of Claire. People loved her for her performance in that movie. Besides acting, she is also a director, producer, and writer.

In 2022, she became the part of the Netflix series Wednesday, where she played the character named Bianca Barclay. The series became hugely successful earning her massive fame. This has raised a lot of curiosity regarding her personal and professional life.

In fact, people are very much curious about her eye color, hair, relationship status and what not. Thus, we are here to help you out with all the questions regarding her. 

Who Is Joy Sunday? Birth Details, Age, Parents

She was born on 17th April 1997 in Staten Island, New York, United States. Joy is currently 27 years of age. Talking about her parents, both of them were Nigerian. Aside from this, she hasn’t shared much about her parents’ names with the media.

Joy Sunday is an actress.
Joy was born in Staten Island, New York, United States.

According to reports, Joy Sunday’s mother is a cook and her father is employed by a private corporation. Her parents have always encouraged her to pursue her goal of working in film.


Joy has a brother named Victor Okon who is a creative technologist and business owner, and she also has two other sisters. Her brother is married to a beautiful woman although there is no information about her name.

Height, Weight

Speaking of Joy’s Height, she stands tall at 5 ft 5 inches which is an average height for a woman. Likewise, she has a weight of 56 kg.

School, College, And Education

Joy Sunday is a natural artist and because of her skill, she was accepted into Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. According to our sources, the young woman started her career as a stage performer in middle school.

Likewise, Joy gradually became interested in writing and excelled as a writer. She enrolled at the University of Southern California after graduating from high school and earned a degree there in 2017.

What Is Joy’s Ancestry?

Talking about her ethnicity, Joy is of mixed ancestry. As for her nationality, she holds American Citizenship.

In addition, Sunday follows Christianity.

What Is Joy Sunday’s Eye Color? Is It Blue?

Joy has a beautiful pair of Brown eyes in real life. However, she wears contact lense in the series Wednesday so as to give her character more depth and add an intimidating attitude to her persona.  

In an interview, Sunday described having blue eyes and said,

“Looking in the mirror versus seeing myself on screen is a little crazy. It would be funny, meeting somebody for the first time on set, and they’d be like, ‘Why are you looking at me so strange?’ Because of the contacts. Then seeing it on screen? I’m like, ‘Oh my gosh… my eyes are sharper. 

She further added,

There were a couple of times I forgot that I had the contacts in. There was one time I was halfway home before I noticed that I still had them in my eyes and had to turn around and return them to the set.”

Does Joy Sunday Have Long Hair? Why Is She Always In Short Hair?

She has never been seen with long hair in the media. In fact, Joy hasn’t shared the exact reason as to why she keeps her hair short. However, we can bet that she will good with long hair as she looks beautiful with wig.

Joy Sunday with hair, most probably wig
Joy is also a director.

According to some sources, Sunday likes to keep her hair short because she finds herself more comfortable when she has short hair.

Joy Sunday’s Career Details

You might be astonished to learn that Joy started directing movies while she was still in her senior year of high school. She wrote and directed Beautiful Hair, which was her debut endeavor. When Sunday was 22, she had already completed four modest projects. In 2016, however, when she was hired as a production assistant for the National Geographic program Explorer, her career really took off.

After working on various projects, Joy made her acting debut in 2018 when she was cast in Stephen Herek’s action drama MacGyver where she played the role of Abina. Her first significant break was a movie called Yas Kweem. The movie was directed by Lorena Lourenço.

Sunday Played In A Popular Series Wednesday

Joy gained most of her fame when she played in the series Wednesday. In the series, she played the role of Bianca Barclay. Episode 1 of Wednesday introduces Bianca Barclay. She is recognized right away as being well-liked by her classmates. Having piercing blue eyes and the voice of a siren, Bianca can seduce people with her song.

In total, she has played in 8 episodes. The show was created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. Some of the cast of the series are Jenna Ortega, Gwendoline Christie, Riki Lindhome, Jamie McShane, Hunter Doohan, Percy Hynes White, Emma Myers, Georgie Farmer, Naomi J. Ogawa, and Christina Ricci.

Joy Sunday’s Dating Life And Boyfriend?

As discussed previously, Joy is a very private woman when it comes to her personal life. Thus, she hasn’t talked much about her relationship with the media. 

According to some sources, there have been claims that Joy is currently single although she hasn’t said much about the rumors.

Sunday must be focusing on her career rather than finding the love of her life.

Is Joy Sunday Trans? Her Sexuality And Gender?

As Joy is single, many people think that she is transgender. However, she hasn’t said much about it to the public so, we have no idea whether the rumor is true or not.

Talking about her sexuality, she is not a lesbian but rather a straight female. 

Joy Sunday’s Net Worth

Talking about her net worth, Joy has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Sunday earned her wealth through her career in the acting industry.

FAQ About Joy Sunday

Does She Smoke?

No, She Doesn’t Smoke.

Does She Drink?

No, She Prefers To Stay Sober.

Has Joy Ever Cheated?

No, She Seems Like A Loyal Person.

Does She Have Blue Eyes In Real Life?

Well, Joy has brown eyes in real life but she wears blue contact lense in the Netflix series Wednesday

Does She Have A Tattoo?

No, She Doesn’t Have Tattoos In Her Body.

Does Joy Have Mental Health Issues?

No, She Doesn’t Have Any Mental Health Issues.

Does She Work Out?

Yes, She Likes To Keep Her Body Active.

Does She Have Any Phobia?

No, She Doesn’t Have Any Phobia.

Where Does Joy Sunday Live?

She Lives In New York, United States.