Joey King Ties the Knot with Director Steven Piet After Four Years of Romance

Emotions ran high with King's Instagram engagement announcement

by Nouman Rasool
Joey King Ties the Knot with Director Steven Piet After Four Years of Romance
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After four blissful years of romance, Hollywood actress Joey King and director Steven Piet have officially become husband and wife. The 24-year-old actress and the 32-year-old director celebrated their union in a romantic ceremony in Spain this past Saturday, surrounded by their closest family and friends.

The news was initially broken by JustJared and later confirmed by PEOPLE magazine. Their love story began back in 2019 on the sets of the critically acclaimed Hulu true crime series, The Act. King's captivating performance in the series, portraying the character Gypsy Blanchard, landed her several award nominations including Emmy, SAG, and Golden Globe nods.

Piet, known for his works such as the film Uncle John and the miniseries A Friend of the Family, directed two episodes of The Act. The show also featured the talented Patricia Arquette, who played the role of Gypsy's manipulative mother, Dee Dee.

King's Heartfelt Engagement Reveal

In February of this year, the couple took to Instagram to announce their engagement. King shared an endearing carousel of images, flaunting her engagement ring and expressing her joy. She wrote, "I never knew happiness could be so powerful...

I never knew love could be so unquestionably beautiful. I never knew until you." King fondly referred to herself as the "luckiest lady alive" and hinted at a lifetime together, "Hanging out with you forever sounds like a real dream, so let's do it." Piet reciprocated the sentiment in his post, stating, "You've unlocked a dimension of love in me that I never knew existed." On the professional front, King continues to shine.

She recently made a splash among Taylor Swift's fan base by featuring in the music video for Swift's hit, "I Can See You," sharing screen space with Taylor Lautner. Fans of the actress can eagerly anticipate her forthcoming movies such as A Family Affair, Uglies, and Camp.

This heartwarming union of two of Hollywood's talented individuals has, undoubtedly, left fans and followers elated. The couple’s journey, from professional collaboration to lifelong commitment, serves as a testament to the unpredictable and beautiful turns of life.