Who is Joel Souza?

Joel Souza is a well-recognized American professional filmmaker, writer, and director, who has been active from 2010 to the present.

Joel Souza Career

Souza was initially inspired to become a filmmaker following viewing the Indiana Jones movie Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). As a writer and director, he made his debut in 2010 with the family adventure movie Hannah’s Gold, starring Luke Perry. The thriller Crown Vic, which featured the life behind the wheel of a patrol car, earned him the greatest popularity. The premiere of the movie took place at the Tribeca Film Festival and earned mixed reviews from critics, who noted substantial similarities between Crown Vic and the 2001 movie Training Day.

2021 Rust Shooting incident

Souza was injured by a discharge from a prop gun fired by actor Alec Baldwin while filming Rust on October 21, 2021. Luckily he survived but unfortunately, cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died in the incident.

How old is Joel Souza?

Joel Souza is aged 49 as of 2022, having been born on June 14, 1973, in Fremont, California, U.S. He shares his birthday with famous people including Donald Trump, Lucy Hale, JianHao Tan, Slimedupmike, Jesy Nelson, Ryan McCartan, Sammy Watkins, Heather McDonald, Jalon Smith, Camila Pitanga, and Sullivan Stapleton, among others.

A photo of Joel Souza
A photo of Joel Souza

Joel Souza Family

Who are Souza’s parents?

Souza was born to his parents in Fremont, California. His parents’ information is not available to the media as he has kept it very private.

Does Souza have siblings?

It is not known if he has any siblings as he has not shared any information about his family and siblings with the media.

Joel Souza Education

Souza has not shared any information about his academic background and qualifications with the media.

Joel Souza Wife

Souza is currently married to his beautiful and loving wife. Together the couple has two children in their marriage and currently reside in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has not shared the name and information about his wife with the media and she has also kept a secretive life.

Joel Souza Children

Souza and his loving and supportive spouse have two children together in their marriage. He has not shared any information about his children with the media.

Joel Souza Height

Souza has a well-built, physically fit, and muscular body adding up to a standing height of 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) and a weight of 70 kg (154 lbs).

Joel Souza Net Worth

American professional filmmaker, writer, and director Souza have been active in the film industry from 2010 to the present. He has directed and made various films in his career to date and has garnered an estimated net worth of approximately $5 million as of 2022.


Year Title Director Writer Producer
2010 Hannah’s Gold Yes Yes No
2015 Ghost Squad Yes Yes No
2015 Christmas Trade Yes Yes No
2017 Break Night Yes Yes Yes
2019 Crown Vic Yes Yes No
TBA Rust Yes Yes No

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