Josh Gad Bio

(Actor, Producer, Voice Artist)

Relationship Statistics of Josh Gad

What is Josh Gad marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Josh Gad get married ? (married date):May 10, 2008
How many children does Josh Gad have ? (name):Two (Ava, Isabella)
Is Josh Gad having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Josh Gad gay ?: No
Who is Josh Gad wife ? (name): View Couple ComparisonIda Darvish
Ida Darvish

More about the relationship

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?

American 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. 

Josh Gad- Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Josh Gad was born as 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 with Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity from German. Also, his step-father is an investment advisor.

He has two elder brothers. Besides them, he also has two step-siblings including a bother and a sister.

Josh’s Education

In 1999, he graduated from the University School of Nova Southeastern University. During the 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, he 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

Through his career, he has made a net worth of $13 million. Through 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.

Josh Gad- Controversy, Rumors

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 has over 534.3k followers on Twitter, over 270.2k followers on Facebook, and over 1.1 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 42.8k subscribers.

 

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