Quick Facts of Josh Gad

  • Full NameJosh Gad
  • Net Worth$12 Million
  • Date of Birth23 February, 1981
  • NicknameJosh
  • Marital Status Married
  • Birthplace Hollywood, Florida
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year2002–present
  • Hair colour Dark brown
  • SpouseIda Darvish (m. 2008)
  • Height5 ft 7 in / 168 cm
  • Weight216 lb / 98 kg
  • EducationCarnegie Mellon University (BFA)
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • Children2
  • Horoscope Pisces
Picture of an actor Josh Gad

Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical nominee, Josh Gad is an Amerinca actor, comedian as well a singer. He came to limelight after giving a voice of Olaf in Frozen and also playing as Elder Arnold Cunningham in the Broadway musical The Book of Mormon. He also played in ER, The Daily Show, and Modern Family.

Gad, the winner of Annie Award is married to Ida Darvish, an actress, and producer. The couple tied the knot on 19th May 2008 and shares two daughters.

Josh Gad Bio & Wiki

Josh Gad was born as Joshua Ilan Gad on 23rd February 1981 in Hollywood Florida. His parents are mother Susan, a real estate agent, and father Sam (Shmuel), Gad. His mother was born in Germany and is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent whereas his father is a Jewish immigrant from Afghanistan.

In addition, Josh has two older brothers, a stepbrother and a stepsister. Gad went to University School of Nova Southeastern University and graduated in 1999. There he won the National Forensics League (NFL) National Tournament Championships for Original Oratory in 1998 and also for Humorous Interpretation and Original Oratory in 1999.

After completing his high school education, Gad attended the Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts. There he a semester-long exchange at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. In 2003 Josh graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama.

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Is Josh Gad Married? Who Is His Wife?

Yes, Josh Gad is a married man. He shared the wedding vows with his longterm girlfriend Ida Darvish on 19th May 2008 in front of their family and friends. By profession, his wife is an actress and producer, known for her role in the TV series Californication in 2008.

Josh Gad with his wife in the red carpet
Josh Gad with his wife in the red carpet Source: Zimbio

Moreover, Josh’s wife Ida is seven years older than him. From their blissful marriage, the husband and wife are blessed with two daughters. First, the couple became the parents of their daughter Aca Tanya in January 2011. Likewise, their happiness became double when Ida gave birth to their second child Isabel Eve on February 17, 2014.

Josh Gad enjoying a vacation with their family
Josh Gad enjoying a vacation with their family

Since their wedding, the husband and wife are living a happy married life without any signs of divorce.

Josh Gad Net Worth

Gad has an estimated net worth of $12 Million as of 2019. He collected a huge amount of money through his career as an actor and singer. Furthermore, he also earned extra amount from his other monetary works which include advertisements, endorsements, etc. Further, as an actor, he earns an average salary of around $50,110 annually.

Likewise, the movies of Gad are also doing pretty good earning in the box office. Some of his movies’ box office collection with their budget are listed below;

Sn Movies Budget Box Office
1 21  $35 million $157.9 million
2 Marmaduke  $50 million $83.8 million
3 Love & Other Drugs $30 million $103 million
4 Ice Age: Continental Drift $95 million $877 million
5 The Internship $58 million  $93.5 million
6 Frozen  $150 million  $1.276 billion
7 Pixels $88–129 million $244.9 million
8 The Angry Birds Movie $73 million $352.3 million
9 A Dog’s Purpose $22 million $205 million
10 Beauty and the Beast  $55 million $352.8 million

Moreover, Gad is active in the industry for a long time and has also worked in several movies and TV series. Likewise, there are many upcoming projects of Gad, so these projects will surely help Josh to add more money to his bank account.

Josh Gad’s Career

Josh Gad has a successful career. He began his career in 2002 playing the role of Angel in Mary and Joe. Later in 2005, he played in an American medical drama television series ER as Sgt. Bruce Larabee along with Eriq La Salle, Gloria Reuben, Laura Innes, and many others.

Likewise, from 2007 to 2008, Josh played the main role in Back to You as Ryan Church and the year he played in the romantic comedy film Watching the Detectives alongside Cillian Murphy, Lucy Liu, and others. In addition, Josh’s other TV series credits are The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Bored to Death, The Cleveland Show, Californication, Good Vibes and others.

Josh Gad with his cast in the series
Josh Gad with his cast in the series

Moreover, Josh has also given his voice of Emilio Chauncey, Handsome Guest, Khnemu to MIB: Alien Crisis in 2012. His other voice credits are Disney Infinity 3.0, Kingdom Hearts III. Currently, Josh plays in 9 Australian-American-British comedy horror film Little Monsters as Teddy McGiggle.