The Netflix hit series, Wednesday has wowed the audiences with its storyline as well as the performances of the actors. Millions of people around the world have been introduced to many talented individuals on the show. Among them is the young and upcoming actress Joy Sunday.
Joy has been in the industry for a short while but has already found fame in her career. But aside from her acting journey, people also want to know more about the actress herself. So, in this biography, we will take a look at Sunday’s family life, career, and more.
Where Did Joy Sunday Grow Up?
The Wednesday star was born on April 17, 1995, in Staten Island, New York, USA. Joy Sunday’s parents are reportedly Nigerian and raised her in a loving household in New York. Further information about her parents has not been revealed yet. But on IMDb, Victor Okon is mentioned as Sunday’s sibling.
As for her schooling, Joy attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and completed her theater training there. Later on, she enrolled at the University of Southern Carolina’s School of Cinematic Arts. From there Sunday graduated with an honors degree in critical studies.
When Did Joy Sunday Make Her Acting Debut?
Aforementioned, Joy did her theater training at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School so, it is evident that she was interested in the art of acting from an early age. She must have been involved in numerous stage productions in school and college. As for her professional acting debut, Sunday appeared in the short film Embody in 2015.
Following her debut in 2015, Joy appeared in a few other short films such as Darling, Joy, Alive, and Again. Moreover, even before her work in Embody, Sunday had already made her debut as a director and producer on the short Beautiful Hair. For this project, she was credited as Joy Okon Sunday. Additionally, the multi-talented star has also served as a director on Darling and produced Jenny Loves Satan, The Maestro, and A Family Reunion.
Joy first worked on a television series in 2018 when she starred in an episode of MacGyver. This was followed by her appearance in Yas Kween and the addition of her story Joy in the 2019 project Her Mind in Pieces. That same year, Sunday also had brief roles in the TV shows, Carol’s Second Act and Good Trouble.
In 2020, the Staten Island native starred as Cynthia in the movie, Bad Hair, written and directed by Justin Simien. She reportedly received her SAG card through this film. That year, Joy Sunday also played various roles in projects such as Shithouse, Take My Heart, and Limelight. Following this, she had parts in The Beta Test, Dear White People, and Dog.
The year 2022 saw Joy Sunday playing Queen Bee Bianca Barclay in the highly anticipated show, Wednesday. Since premiering in mid-November 2022, the Netflix drama has reportedly broken records as the most-viewed show on the platform. Moreover, fans have shown appreciation for Joy’s performance. The character has already become a fan favorite and Sunday has managed to capture people’s hearts with her charisma.
Well, Joy will undoubtedly reprise her part as Bianca if Wednesday will return for future seasons. But besides the show, she already has a few more projects on the horizon. As per IMDb, she is involved in the You’ll Never See It Coming, Rise, and Under the Influencer which will be released in the coming days. It is evident that Joy Sunday is a star in making and we wish her more success in her career,
Is Joy Sunday In A Relationship?
Talking about love life, Joy Sunday has remained evasive regarding hers. She has not talked much about her life away from her acting job and prefers to keep it away from the spotlight. Moreover the talented actress’ Instagram also does not give us any clue about her romantic life.
Well, let’s hope that in the coming days, we will get to meet Joy Sunday’s partner.