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(Actor, Producer, Voice Artist)

Josh Gad is an actor, producer, and voice artist who was in the Beauty and the Beast. 

Relationship Facts of Josh Gad

Josh Gad is married to Ida Darvish {Compare Couple}.
Josh Gad married on May 10, 2008.
💑 Anniversary in 79 days 💑
He is father of Two (Ava, Isabella).
Josh Gad is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Josh Gad?

Josh Gad is a married man. His wife is non-other than the actress, Ida Darvish.

The wedding took place back on the 10th of May 2008.

Later, on the 1st of December 2010, they welcome their first daughter, Ava. After that, on the 17th of February 2014, the couple was blessed with another daughter named them as Isabella.

Who is Josh Gad?

Josh Gad is an actor, producer, and voice artist. He is a renowned LeFou of the Beauty and the Beast. 

Last, in 2020, he appeared in the short TV series, At Home with Olaf as Olaf.

Upcoming Projects

Next, in 2020, he will be appearing in a movie named Artemis Fowl as Mulch Diggums. Also, in his other movie, Shrunk is in the stage of pre-production.

Besides that, he has made an announcement for the TV series, Central Park. 

What are the birth facts of Josh Gad?

Josh Gad was born Joshua Ilan Gad on the 23rd of February 1981 in Hollywood, Florida.

His biological father, Shmuel Gad is from Afghanistan. Whereas his mother, Susan is a real state agent of Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity from German. Also, his step-father is an investment advisor.

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Caption: Josh Gad and his wife (Source: Pinterest)

Josh Gad has two elder brothers. Besides them, he also has two step-siblings including a brother and a sister.

Josh’s Education

In 1999, Josh Gad graduated from the University School of Nova Southeastern University. During their university days, he was active in extra-circular activities like the debate.

One year before graduation, he won the title of National Forensics League (NFL) National Tournament Championships. Later, he joined Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts. From college, he earned a bachelor’s degree with Honors in Arts in 2003.

Josh Gad- Professional Life, Career

Acting Career

Josh Gad started her career as an actor back in 2002 with the movie, Mary and Joe as Angel. Later, he started making his appearance in the theater plays in the Circle in the Square Theatre. 

The same year, he tried his luck in TV series too. In 2007, he earned quite a reputation through the sitcom, Back to You where he portrayed the character of news director, Ryan Church.

Moving forward, in 2007, he appeared in Watching the Detectives in the supporting role of Mark. After that, he has made his appearance in more than 15 movies. Some of his movies along with the year and the character name are-

YearMovies Character Name 
2019Little Monsters Teddy McGiggle
2015Pixels Ludlow Lamonsoff
2012She Wants MeSam Baum

Producer, Voice Artist

In 2009, he started his production work with the movie, The Lost Nomads: Get Lost! Later, Josh Gad started producing the TV series like Gigi: Almost American, 1600 Penn, and The Comedians as an executive producer.

As of now, the producer is busy with his production of Central Park and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. 

Besides being an actor and producer, he has contributed his voice to the characters like Olaf in At Home with Olaf, Chuck in The Angry Birds Movie 2, and Olaf in the video game, Disney Infinity 3.0.

Awards, Nomination

  • 2020- Annie Awards for Frozen II. 
  • 2012- Grammy Awards for the Musical Theater Album.
  • 2017- Nominated for MTV Movies + TV Awards
  • 2014- Nominated for OFTA Film Award.

Net Worth, Salary

Throughout his career, Josh Gad has made a net worth of $12 million as of 2023. Throughout his acting career, he makes in the range of $9k to $208k per year. Apart from that, as a producer, he makes in the range of $36k to $136k.

Besides that, his earnings as a voice artist range from $22k to $594k.

Is Josh Gad involved in any rumors and controversies?

His character of LeFou in the movie, Beauty and the Beast created quite a headline in the media.

The controversy started due to the 3 second screen time where LeFou was dancing with men.

The 3 second screening time became huge when the moment of dance was connected with the character’s sexuality as gay. Later, Josh responded to the controversy saying the controversy is weird and the movie team never intended to portray the character like that.

Body Stats- Height, Weight

Josh Gad has brown eyes with curly short black hair. His height is 5 feet 6 inches and weighs around 98 kg.

Back in 2013, he lost 30 pounds for the movie, Jobs where he portrayed the character of Steve Wozniak.

Social Media Profiles

Josh Gad has over 641.4k followers on Twitter, over 448.4k followers on Facebook, and over 1.2 million followers on Instagram.

On Instagram, he is following the personalities like Michael Fox, Stanley Tucci, and Johnny Depp.

He also has a self-titled YouTube channel with more than 347k subscribers.


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