Lisa Joy

Lisa Joy is a famous American screenwriter, director, and television producer. She is also famous for being the co-creator and executive producer of the HBO series Westworld.

Also, she is the author of the television series Burn Notice and Pushing Daisies. For her work as a screenwriter, she has received an Emmy nomination in July 2017.

How old is Lisa Joy?

Lisa Joy was born on 10 May 1972, in New Jersey, United States. She was born in her mother’s home city in New Jersey, United States. Her father is English and her mother Taiwanese.

She is currently a professional Writer in the United States. She is of Chinese descent and speaks Chinese fluently.

Lisa holds American citizenship and her ethnicity is a mix of English and Taiwanese.

Education Details

Lisa got her graduation from Harvard Law School. Lisa graduated from Standford University and began working as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in Los Angeles.

All About Lisa Joy’s Career

Joy submitted a sample script for the show Pushing Daisies while studying for the bar. One of her friends passed the script to a TV producer, and Lisa got the job as a staff writer. Pushing Daisies would be her first official show.

This would help her eventually become the only woman writer on her second show, Burn Notice. Her latest project, Westworld, “about a futuristic theme park that goes wrong and starts rebelling against humans”, she co-created with her husband. This is one of the most popular shows on television.

Lisa Joy signed a new deal with Amazon to write and produce a series for the company along with her husband Jonathan Nolan. The deal was worth 150 million dollars over five years. Both of them are now working on a Sci-Fi series titled “The Peripheral.”


She came into writing after spending years in the corporate world and law school. The Blacklist was collected via the voting of around 250 film studio executives. But the script was yet to be purchased by a production company that became blacklist in 2013. Later, it was cautioned for $1.75 million by Legendary Pictures and set to be released in 2020.

Who is Lisa Joy Married to?

Joy is a married woman and she got married to screenwriter Jonathan Nolan (younger brother of director Christopher Nolan). They met for the first time at the premiere of the elder Nolan’s film, Memento. Joy and Nolan have two kids, a daughter, and a son.

What is Lisa Joy Net worth?

She has an estimated net worth of around $20 million and monthly earned 50000 USD to 200000 USD.

Rumors and Controversies

Lisa is very secretive about her personal life and has not been involved in any rumors and controversies.

How tall is Lisa Joy?

Lisa Joy stands a height of 5 Feet 8 inches and weighs 65 KG. Also, her body measurements are 32-26-32 inches and he has dark brown hair and black eyes.

Is Lisa Joy active on social media?

Lisa has 27k followers on Instagram and around 8k followers on Twitter but she does not seem to be active on Facebook.

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