Josh Gad Biography

Updated On Mar 01, 2019 Published On Feb 08, 2017
Facts of Josh Gad
Date of Birth: 1981 , February-23
Birth Nation: United States
Name Josh Gad
Birth Name Joshua Ilan Gad
Nick Name Josh
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Hollywood, Florida
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $12 million
Salary N/A
Famous for comedian, singer
Married Yes
Married to Ida Darvish
Children 2
Divorce N/A
Education Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts
Movies Beauty and the Beast
TV Show Talking Dead
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Tony Award-nominee and Grammy Award-winner singer and actor, Josh Gad is well known for his role in "The Book of Mormon".

Josh Gad Childhood, Education, Age

He was born as Joshua Ilan "Josh" Gad on February 23, 1981, to a realtor mother in Hollywood, Florida, United State. His stepfather is an investment advisor.

Josh Gad completed his graduation from University School of NSU in 1999. He then attended the Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts, where he graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama.

How old is Josh Gad?

As of 2019, he is 38 years old.

Career: Movies and Singing Career

He made his debut in the film Watching The Detectives. Since then, he has been seen in movies like 21, Crossing Over, Mardi gras, Love & other Drugs, Jobs as Steve Wozniak, The Internship, and Frozen as Olaf, The Wedding Ringers, Frozen Forever and more.

Regarding his nationality and ethnicity, he is a white American.

Josh is Married to wife Ida Darvish 

Moving to his personal life, he is a married man. He and his wife actress Ida Darvish were married in 2008.

The couple has two daughters named Ava and Isabella.

Net Worth & Earnings

He earns his salary from his acting career which adds up his current net worth of $12 million.

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Josh Gad facts on timeline

Born in United States

February 23 , 1981

Josh Gad was born on February 23, 1981, to a realtor mother in Hollywood, Florida, United States. His birth name is Joshua Ilan "Josh" Gad.  His stepfather is an investment advisor. Gad attended NSU University School.

 

Married with Ida Darvish

2008

He got married to  Ida Darvish on May 10, 2008. His wife, Ida Darvish is an actress and writer, known for her series "Gigi: Almost American". The couple has been blessed with two daughters named, Ava Tanya Gad and Isabella Eve Gad.

 

Won National Forensics League (NFL)

1998

Ida Darvish attended University School of NSU and later did his graduation from there. While he was there, Ida Darvish won the National Forensics League (NFL) National Tournament Championships for Original Oratory in the year  1998.

 

Graduation from Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts

2003

Ida Darvish enrolled at the Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts, where he graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama. During this time, he undertook a semester-long exchange at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

Debuted in the film Watching the Detectives

2007

 In 2007, Ida Darvish made his film debut in the film" Watching the Detectives" playing the role as Mark.  Watching the Detectives is a romantic comedy film.  The film was written and directed by Paul Soter and distributed by Peace Arch Films.

Played as a supporting role 21

2008

In 2008, he played a supporting role in heist drama film "21". The film is inspired by the true story of the MIT Blackjack Team as told in Bringing Down the House, the best-selling book by Ben Mezrich.  Which was directed by Robert Luketic.

Appeared leading role in the film The Rocker

2008

He appeared as a leading role in the film " The Rocker" in 2008. The film was directed by Peter Cattaneo and written by Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky. The film was produced by Shawn Levy and Tom McNulty.