Kicking off Pride Month in style, Hulu released a gay romantic comedy movie, Fire Island, on June 3, 2022. Inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Fire Island sees a group of friends embark on a weeklong vacation to Fire Land, the famous gay destination off the southern shore of Long Island. American actor, comedian, and writer Joel Kim Booster plays Noah–based on Elizabeth Bennet, the protagonist of Pride and Prejudice–in the movie Fire Island. Let’s talk about Joel’s partner, John Michael Kelly in this article.
Stick with us until the end to know about John’s relationship with Joel, his age, job, Instagram, and more.
Meet John Michael Kelly, Joel Kim Booster Partner
Joel Kim Booster was born in South Korea as Kim Joonmin and was later adopted by an American couple. For his undergrad studies, Joel joined Millikin University and studied theater.
Joel first shot into popularity when he appeared in his own Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents special in 2017. As an actor, Joel has appeared in a YouTube original film Viper Club, Netflix’s The Week Of, and Hulu’s Shrill. He also stars in the NBC comedy series Sunnyside. Furthermore, Joel is a regular panelist on the NPR show Wait, Wait… Don’t tell Me! and a co-host of the podcast Urgent Care with Joel Kim Booster + Mitra Jouhari.
Joel is openly gay and has been dating game producer John Michael Kelly since May 2021, according to his Facebook handle.
On Valentine’s 2022, Joel shared pictures of himself and his partner John and wrote, “My valentine. No way around it I ended up with the best one.”
The two adorable individuals are absolutely smitten with each other and often feature each other on their Instagram. Both of them wished each other on their birthday. On John’s birthday, Joel shared a lot of pictures of his partner and of himself too and wrote a long but sweet birthday wish for him. Some of his words were: “He is the smartest, most interesting man in the world and makes me laugh harder than any living person every single day even when the joke is horrible and makes my head hurt and I feel so special knowing…”
On Joel’s birthday, John wrote sweet words for him and wished him on his birthday. He wrote, “Every conversation with him is an adventure, every tip-toed moment on the dancefloor a joy… I love you very much, Joel Kim Booster. Happy birthday, baba.”
On March 15, the duo took to their Instagram to share photos of them passionately kissing in public, captured by writer/director Jared Frieder.
While we are unaware of Joel’s previous relationships, John was dating a man named Chris circa 2018. He featured Chris on more than one occasion on his Instagram. Once John shared a picture of himself and Chris captured after a pool party and wrote, “When only one photo survives the pool party,” in the caption.
John Michael Kelly Age
Reportedly, John Michael Kelly was 28 years of age as of this writing. His date of birth is December 16, 1993.
John Michael Kelly Job
Talking about John Michael Kelly’s job, he currently worked as a Senior Creative Producer at Riot Games. He joined Riot Games in January 2021. John’s responsibility there is to oversee the “Worldbuilding, Lore, and Creative Tech teams for the Central Creative department at Riot Games” with a primary focus on “defining, developing, and expanding the League of Legends IP for use in current and future/potential game, television, and print media projects.”
Previously, John worked at Oculus VR from January 2018 to May 2021. He joined the company as a Content Producer but was promoted to the position of Producer later. As a Producer of Oculus Platform, he oversaw the Platform Art team, maintained XFN relationships, built better processes for communication and stakeholder review, and collaborated closely with art, tech art, design, product, and UR to build out the Oculus Virtual Environment catalog.
John spent the major chunk of his career working at Electronic Arts. He joined the video game company in May 2013 as Assistant Production Intern and slowly climbed to the position of Feature Producer. At EA, he was the Lead World Producer and associate UX and Performance producer for The Sims 4 Cats and Dogs. John was also the Gameplay Producer (Holidays + Decorations) for The Sims 4 Seasons.
According to John’s LinkedIn handle, he joined the University of Southern California in 2011 for his undergrad studies. He graduated from there in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interactive Media and Games. Furthermore, John Michael Kelly did his high school studies at Aurora High School.
Is John Michael Kelly On Instagram?
John Michael Kelly is on Instagram @jmsuds, where he has more than 7 thousand followers. Through his IG bio, we can learn that besides being a game producer, he is a film nerd too. You can also find him on Twitter and Facebook.
Where Is John Michael Kelly From?
Although John Michael Kelly currently resides in San Francisco, California, he is originally from Aurora, Ohio. According to his Facebook, John moved to San Francisco only in 2015.
How Tall Is John Michael Kelly?
According to John’s Temporary Instruction Permit issued in the year 2009, he was 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighed around 60 kilograms then.