Joey Essex Attacked

Joey Essex Attacked

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Joey Essex

Joey Essex mugged at knifepoint by pretend fans for £10,000 Rolex watch

Joey Essex was left traumatised after he was attacked by muggers who posed as fans before running off with his £10,000 Rolex watch.

Joey Essex, seen here wearing his gold Rolex watch, was mugged at knifepoint

The incident happened when the The Only Way Is Essex star was out in Hammersmith, west London.


Two men approached him in his car and, pretending they were huge fans, asked him for a photograph.

Obliging, Joey posed for a snap with the men but, before he knew it, he was on the floor and they had made off with his gold watch.

Speaking to The Sun, Joey explained what happened: 'I got a knock on my car window asking if I was Joey Essex and if I would have my picture taken.



Joey Essex (born 29 July 1990) is most famous for starring in the ITV2 reality TV show The Only Way Is Essex. He is also a nightclub promoter.


Joey is the brother of Frankie Essex and is also cousin of Chloe Sims (Both in The Only Way is Essex). He has been starring the reality show since Series Two, where he was bought into the programme known as Chloe Sims' cousin.

He currently dates Sam Faiers, whom he split with 2011, but re-united after a kiss at a party, featured in the TV Programme.


Joey owns a White Smart car and is good friends with James Argent.

Joey Essex also has his own line of clothing, and is recognised when using the term 'reem'.


Joey Essex has been known to promote many goods, one of his main promotions being Crazy Angel Fake Tan, which he has appeared at the event Professional Beauty Show in Excel, London in order to promote the tanning products.

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