Joe Swanberg is an American independent film director, actor, and writer best known for his work in the film Kissing on the Mouth. Similarly, he also directed films like Win It All, Digging for Fire, Queen of Earth, Drinking Buddies, and more. He is married to an American filmmaker and entrepreneur Kris Williams.
Joe was born on 31st August 1981 in Detroit, Michigan, the United States. His birth sign is Virgo. Swanberg spent most of his childhood days in Alabama and Georgia. Similarly, Joe holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnic background.
Regarding his education, he enrolled in Naperville Central High School which is located in Chicago. He then attended Southern Illinois University and earned his bachelor degree in 2003.
Talking about his personal life, Swanberg is a married man and father of two children. He tied the knot with the love of his life, Kris Williams in 2007. She is a renowned actress, former high school teacher, and filmmaker.
Their marriage ceremony was witnessed by their folks, family, and close friends. The duo shares two children together however, their identity is not revealed. Joe prefers a private life and rarely talks about his family to the public.
In mid-2018, Swanberg was rumored to be getting a divorce from his wife after eleven years of togetherness. He was accused of having an extra affair. However, these rumors were not addressed by Jor or Kris. As of now, the couple is living a happy and blissful life with their family.
Talking about his worth, Joe has an estimated net worth of $250 thousand. Although his salary is under review, he surely earns in six to seven digits. Besides, Joe even collects a nice sum of money from his endorsements deals, advertisements, and his sponsorships.
According to various sources, the average salary of a film director ranges around $92,220 to $187,199 per year. Joe surely earns around the range based on his experience.
Swanberg started his career as a director from the 2005 film Kissing on the Mouth. The following year he worked with Greta Gerwig in the 2006 LOL. Similarly, his other directing credit includes Hannah Takes the Stairs, Nights and Weekends, Silver Bullets, Uncle Kent, Caitlin Plays Herself, The Zone, and others.
In 2012, Swanberg wrote and directed the American drama film Drinking Buddies. The following year he starred in the American comedy-drama film Happy Christmas. Similarly, in 1015, Joe directed the film Digging for Fir which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.