Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes- Kate Winslet’s son Biography

Who is Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes?

Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes is the son of the Titanic actress, Kate Winslet, with Sam Mendes. He is a well-known celebrity child of two of the well-acclaimed personalities in Hollywood. His parents have not showcased him on social media to have a normal childhood. Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes has remained far from social media and tends not to use it often. He has a special knack for singing and is a prospective musician.

Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes Biography
Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameJoe Alfie Winslet Mendes
BirthdayDecember 22, 2003
Age19 years old
Sun SignCapricorn
TraitsPositive: Endearing, determined, and liberal  
Negative: Rigid, futile, and Self-centered  
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Currently residingNew York, New York, USA
Height5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m)
Weight128 lbs
EducationGraduated high school
HobbyMaking music, singing
ParentsSir Samuel Alexander Mendes CBE (Father)
Kate Elizabeth Winslet CBE (Mother)
Grand ParentsJameson Peter Mendes (Paternal grandfather)
Valerie Helene Mendes (Paternal grandmother)
Roger Winslet (Maternal grandfather)
Sally Bridges Winslet (Maternal grandmother)
SiblingsMia Honey Threapleton (Half-sister)
Bear Blaze Winslet (Half-brother)
Marital StatusSingle

Brief Synopsis

  • Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes is the son of Sam Mendes and Kate Winslet.
  • He has two step-siblings, Mia Threapleton and Bear Winslet.
  • Joe likes making music and singing.
  • He graduated high school and lived with his mother and stepfather in New York City.
  • Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes’s Instagram and other social media links are unavailable.

Early Life and Childhood

Born to the Hollywood power couple Sir Sam Mendes and Kate Winslet, Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes has always been a sought-after celebrity kid. He was born on December 22, 2003, in New York City.

Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes
Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes with his mother, Kate Winslet

He is reported to have graduated from high school in 2021, but he has not made his whereabouts public. According to his mother, Kate Winslet, he has a peculiar talent for making music and singing. He lives with his mother, Kate Winslet, after his parent’s divorce in 2011.

On his maternal side, Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes’ grandparents are influential role models in his life. Unfortunately, both of them have passed away, but according to Kate, her son treasures the memory of his grandparents.

Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes’s parents

Sir Samuel Alexander Mendes CBE (Father)

Sir Samuel Alexander Mendes was born on August 1, 1965, in Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom. His sun sign is Leo.

Father of Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes

Sam is Hollywood’s film and stage director, producer, and screenwriter. He made his directorial debut in 1999 in American Beauty, for which he won the Academy Award and the Golden Globe. However, he was best known for his revamped stage musicals Carbaret (1993), and Oliver! (1994) and Company (1995).

He has directed numerous movies like Jarhead, Away We Go, and high-profile Bond movies like Skyfall and Spectre. He has also produced movies like 1917 and Empire of Light. Sam Mendes was considered for knighthood in 2000 and was finally granted the rank of CBE by the British Empire’s order for his drama services.

When Sam Mendes was still extensively working as an artistic stage director, he met Kate Winslet and approached her to star in a play at the Donmar Warehouse. In May 2003, they hastily married when Kate was already two months pregnant with Joe.

After rumors circulated about his alleged affair with fellow English actress Rebecca Hall, he separated from Kate in 2010, and their divorce was finalized in 2011. Sam is currently married to Alison Louise Balsom, Lady Mendes, OBE. She is an English trumpet soloist, arranger, producer, and music educator. He has a daughter with her, Phoebe, who was born in 2017.

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Kate Elizabeth Winslet CBE (Mother)

Kate Elizabeth Winslet CBE is considered by many to be arguably the most excellent actress of this generation. She was born on October 5, 1975, in the United Kingdom. She is a Virgo.

Kate’s acting debut in the British television series Dark Season in 1991. She acquired global stardom for her iconic role as Rose in the epic romance Titanic, which was the highest-grossing movie at the time. She is known to act in roles that demand complexity and sophistication, like Clementine in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Steve Jobs.

Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet

She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for The Reader in the 81st Academy Awards in 2008. She has also bagged three BAFTA awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and countless nominations.

Edward Abel Smith (Stepfather)

Edward Abel Smith, also known as Ned Rocknoll, is the nephew of famous businessman Sir Richard Branson. However, he is more familiar as the third husband of the legendary Hollywood actress Kate Winslet. He was born in 1978 in the United States of America.

Stepfather of Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes and third husband of Kate Winslet
Stepfather of Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes and third husband of Kate Winslet

Edward Abel Smith currently works as the Head of Marketing Promotion and Astronaut Experience in the Company Virgin Galactic, owned by his uncle, Sir Richard Branson. In the Company, his specialization is more inclined toward space tourism, in which he is actively involved in developing commercial spacecraft for space travel.

Kate Winslet Dating History

While working on Dark Season, 15-year-old Kate Winslet was romantically involved with 27-year-old Stephen Tredre. She lived with him in London until 1995, when they got separated, but they were still on good terms. However, she apparently missed the premiere of Titanic to attend his funeral, as he had passed away due to bone cancer in 1997. In a 2008 interview, she said she had never gotten over his death, which still affected her.

After Trede’s death, she met with Jim Threapleton while working on the set of Hideous Kinky in 1998. Threapleton was an assistant director in the film. They started seeing each other and tied the knot in 1998. They had a daughter in 2000, Mia Threapleton. However, Kate and Jim separated and divorced in 2001. Kate Winslet later expressed her absolute disdain towards this marriage, describing it as an “absolute mess.”

Sam Mendes and Kate Winslet married in 2003 and divorced in 2011. Her divorce from Sam Mendes was rough, as Kate herself had said she was heartbroken about how their relationship had ended. In addition, it had taken a toll on her career. She was an established actress by 2011, but she saw that status tumble as her only major performance since 2011 was in Steve Jobs.

Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes
Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes’s parents, Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes

Her third and current husband is Edward Abel Smith, whom she met in 2011, and the two said their vows in 2012. These two have fascinating stories about how they got close to each other. According to many sources, Winslet had rescued Smith’s 90-year-old grandmother from a house fire. The couple welcomed a son in December 2017, Bear Blaze Winslet. Edward is also the stepfather of Kate’s children from previous marriages, Mia and Joe. All three of Kate’s children live with Edward and Kate. Edward and Kate are reportedly close to all three of their children.

After her relative hiatus in 2011, Kate Winslet returned in 2020. As she is again taking projects like Ammonite and Black Beauty. She has completed her intentions clearly that she wants to spend maximum time with her children and husband, so she usually schedules her movies around school holidays. This way, she can always be there for them during their school days.


Mia Honey Threapleton (Half-sister)

Mia Honey Threapleton is the daughter of Jim Threapleton and Kate Winslet. She was born on October 12, 2000.

Mia Honey Threapleton
Mia Honey Threapleton

Like her legendary mother, she wants to make herself a big name in Hollywood. However, she has been facing some hurdles along the way. Her surname differs from her mother’s to work away from her mother’s shadows. This has been both a blessing and a curse. Her self-esteem and morale are boosted because she works independently without being in her mother’s shadow, whereas she hasn’t been cast in many big projects.

This is not the only hurdle she has to tackle, as she has also been diagnosed with dyslexia. This makes communicating and memorizing scripts a truly daunting task. However, she is getting over one hurdle after another with constant support from her mother, father, and stepfather. Hopefully, she will be a big name in Hollywood, just like her mother.

Bear Blaze Winslet (Half-brother)

Bear Blaze Winslet is the son of Edward Abel Smith and Kate Winslet. He was born on December 7, 2017. He is the youngest sibling of Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes. Bear’s middle name, Blaze, references the house fire where Kate had rescued her future husband’s grandmother.

According to Kate Winslet, Bear loves skating on the road, and he even wants to try to go on a ski trip when he is older.

Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes Net Worth

Due to Joe being a celebrity child, he is entitled to his mother’s wealth, whose net worth is around USD 45 million.

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