Joshua Leonard Bio

(Actor, Director)

Relationship Statistics of Joshua Leonard

What is Joshua Leonard marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Joshua Leonard get married ? (married date):May 24, 2015
How many children does Joshua Leonard have ? (name):One (Wilder Grace)
Is Joshua Leonard having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Joshua Leonard gay ?: No
Who is Joshua Leonard wife ? (name): View Couple ComparisonAlison Pill
Alison Pill

More about the relationship

Joshua Leonard is happily married. He is married to Alison Pill. His wife is an award-winning Canadian actress best known for her roles in ‘The Book of Daniel’ ‘The Lieutenant of Inishmore’, ‘Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen’, ‘Plain Truth’, ‘Milk’, etc.

The couple dated for a while before announcing their engagement in January 2015. The couple exchanged wedding vows on May 24, 2015, in Los Angeles. They recently celebrated their five year anniversary.

In July 2016, the couple announced they were expecting their first child, a baby girl. Alison gave birth to their daughter, Wilder Grace Leonard, on November 19, 2016.

Who is Joshua Leonard?

Joshua Leonard is an American actor and director. He is best known for his portrayal of Josh in ‘The Blair Witch Project’ (1999) which is one of the most talked-about indie films of all time.

Joshua Leonard: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity

Joshua Leonard was born as Joshua Granville Leonard on June 17, 1975, in Houston, Texas. As of 2020, his age is 44. He was born to parents Joann Leonard (mother) and Robert Leonard (father). His mother was an author whereas his father was a theater professor at Pennsylvania State University. He spent his childhood days in Texas.

He also lived in Seattle and London where he became interested in photography. His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Education: School/College, University

Talking about his education, Joshua obtained his GED and at the age of 16 after which he traveled to Chiapas, Mexico, and taught at an elementary school. He also volunteered at an anthropological institute.

Joshua Leonard: Movies, TV Shows

Joshua Leonard’s debut role proved to be his breakthrough. He landed one of the three main roles in the horror film, The Blair Witch Project. The movie premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

The movie shot on the final of $200–750,000 after post-production edits, grossed over $250 million worldwide making it one of the most profitable and successful independent films of the year.

The response from the critics was mostly positive but the audience reception was split. Leonard earned fame and after that, he landed several roles in other movies.

Leonard appeared in the television film, ‘Live from Baghdad’, ‘Things Behind the Sun’, ‘The Shaggy Dog’, ‘Men of Honor’, ‘Bitter Feast’, etc. During all these movies, he got to work with actors like Tim Allen, Robert DeNiro, Cuba Gooding, Larry Fessenden, etc.

In 2009, he starred in the award-winning movie, ‘Humpday’ for which he won the Best Actor award at the Gijón International Film Festival. He started directing movies, too and his short film, ‘The Youth in Us’ was shown at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival. His next directorial work came in ‘Beautiful Losers followed’ which won the Grand Jury Prize at CineVegas.

In 2011, he starred in the drama film, ‘Higher Ground’ in which he portrayed a religious man at odds with his wife. Following that, he co-wrote, directed, and starred in ‘The Lie’ (2011).

After that, he worked in several other movies and dramas such as ‘The Motel Life’, ’Snake and Mongoose’, ‘If I Stay’, ‘Bates Motel’, ‘Startup’, ‘Heartbeat’, etc.

How much is Joshua Leonard’s net worth?

Joshua Leonard has an estimated net worth of around $2 million. There is no information about his annual salary. On average, an actor in America earns around $40k per year. A director, on average earns more than $90k per year.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Joshua Leonard stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches. He weighs around 75 kg. His hair color is brown and his eyes are blue in color.

Rumors and Controversies

Leonard has not been involved in any controversies. He has kept himself away from any type of controversy and scandal. So far, he has not done anything controversial in his career. Similarly, there are no rumors about him of any kind.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Leonard is active on social media sites. He is active on Twitter and Instagram. He has around 2.5k followers on Twitter. Similarly, his Instagram account has around 8.7k followers on Instagram.

 

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