Josh Holloway Biography

Published On Jun 21, 2018
Facts of Josh Holloway
Date of Birth: 1969 , July-20
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
Name Josh Holloway
Birth Name Josh Lee Holloway
Nationality American
Birth Place/City San Jose, California, United States
Ethnicity American
Profession Actor, Model
Net Worth $58 million
Married to Yessica Kumala
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Saturn and Screen Actors Guild Awards winning-actor Josh Holloway was born as Josh Lee Holloway on July 20, 1969, in San Jose, California. He moved to Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia when he was 2. He was raised by his parents along with four siblings in Georgia's the Blue Ridge Mountains. 

Josh Holloway served to pick up dead chickens at a farm and as a model before took his step in acting. His father is a surveyor and mother is a nurse.  Holloway has been a movie-buff from an early age and his favorite film is 1980’s The Shining.

Holloway completed his primary education from the Cherokee High School in 1987 and went to the University of Georgia. Later, he left the university after one quarter due to the financial crisis.

Holloway modeling career was going on successfully until he turned into the acting bug and relocated to Los Angeles. He had moved to Los Angeles after dropping out of college and try his hand at modeling.

Holloway later appeared for brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein, and Donna Karan.

He then featured in the Aerosmith's video for the song “Cryin” where he played the role of thief. He made his television debut from an American television series "Angel" as Good-Looking Guy.

Later, Holloway got his big-break through an American drama television series, "Lost" where he portrayed the role named James "Sawyer" Ford along with Emilie De Ravin and Maggie Grace. Likewise, he has appeared in numerous movies that includes Cold Heart, Moving August, Stay Cool, Paranoia and Sabotage.

In 2005, Holloway was described as the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World by "People" magazine. Out of his acting skills, he has also amassed a "Screen Actors Guild Awards" and "Saturn Award".

Josh Holloway belongs to white ethnicity and holds American nationality. He got married to his girlfriend Yessica Kumala on October 1, 2004, after dating for a couple of years. The pair is blessed with a daughter named Java, born on April 9, 2009, and a son named Hunter Lee, born in February 2014.

Holloway met his Indonesian wife in 1990s while she was working in the nightclub.  Later, he proposed his girlfriend during the shoot of Lost pilot in Oahu, Hawaii. He is a Christian by his religion. Josh Holloway's height is 1.87 m i.e. 5 ft. 1 inch and weighs around 91kg.

Josh has been earning a lucrative amount of salary as an actor and his net worth was $22 million back in 2015.

As of 2018, Holloway's net worth is estimated at $58 million. However, his current salary is not exactly disclosed. Besides, he has not talked openly about his properties. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Born in San Jose, California, U.S.

July 20 , 1969

An American actor, Josh Holloway was born on July 20, 1969, in San Jose, California as Josh Lee Holloway. He was born to his surveyor father and nurse mother and grew up with his four siblings in Georgia's the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Total Net Worth

2018

Back in 2015, his net worth was estimated to be around $22 million. As of 2018, Holloway net worth is estimated $58 million in combined earnings.Moreover, he has not talked openly about his properties.

Married to Yessica Kumala

October 1 , 2004

Josh Holloway got married to his beloved wife, Yessica Kumala with whom he met in Indonesia in 1990 while she was working in the nightclub. The couple exchanged their vows on October 1, 2004.

Welcomed their First Child

April 9 , 2009

They welcomed their first child as a daughter named Java on April 9, 2009.  In 2014, they extended their family with their second child, Hunter Lee. Currently, they together live in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Won Screen Actors Guild Awards

2005

In 2005, Holloway has been honored with "Screen Actors Guild Awards" for his Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series via Lost. He also nominated for Teen Choice Awards, Saturn Award, Teen Choice Award and so on.