Quick Facts of Joshua Bishop Kelley

  • Full NameJoshua Bishop Kelley
  • Net Worth$5 Million
  • Date of Birth30 January, 1980
  • NicknameJosh
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceEvans, Georgia, U.S.
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionSinger
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year2001-present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseKatherine Heigl
  • Height6' 2" (1.88 m)
  • EducationUniversity of Mississippi
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children3
  • Horoscope Aquarius
Josh Kelley

A Evans, Georgia native, Josh Kelley is an American singer and songwriter. He is famous for recording for Hollywood Records, Threshold Records, and DNK Records as a pop-rock artist. His songs Only You and Amazing reached the top ten on the Billboard chart.

The singer is also renowed for his marital relationship with actress Katherine Heigl. Also, the couple shares three children together. Would you like to know more about Josh Kelley’s net worth? if so then keep reading the article.

Son of Wealthy Parents

Josh Kelley was born as Joshua Bishop Kelley on January 30, 1980, in Evans, Georgia, the United States. Kelley holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Similarly, his father John W.Kellye was a cardiologist and mother Gayle Kelley is a homemaker.

Josh Kelley with his parents and siblings,
Josh Kelley with his parents and siblings, Picture Source: Instagram @joshbkelley

Josh joined the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi and is a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He played the guitar in the high school jazz band along with Charles(drums) and Dave Haywood(guitar) from Lady Antebellum.

Younger Brother Charles Kelley

Josh was raised in Augusta, Georgia along with his younger brother Charles Kelly and John Kelley. Unlike Josh, his brother Charles is also a musician and singer in the country trio Lady Antebellum. Together the Kelley brother formed a band called Inside Blue when they were a teenager. When Josh was fourteen, the band released a CD with five songs that lead them to meet James Brown.

Josh with his younger brother
Josh with his younger brother Charles, Photo Source: Instagram @joshbkelley

Additionally, Charles worked together in his brother John’s construction business in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as an accountant for an affiliated waste management company.  Kelley made the move into the musical field after his brother Josh, who was a pop musician at the time, and they purchased a house in Nashville.

Musical Journey

In 2001, Kelley released an independent album, Changing Faces and signed with Hollywood Records a year later. While working with three-time Grammy nominee John Alagia, Kelley released the album For the Ride Home on June 3, 2003.  His third album, Just Say The Word was released under his own label Threshold. Similarly, On January 14, 2008, Kelley released his next album Special Company in the United States.


Kelley is a file-sharing software advocate for independent artists who find it hard to get an audience. He began his first country album in 2010, signing with MCA Nashville in November 2009.

Married to Katherine Heigl

As said above, Josh is a married man and shares a blissful relationship with wife Katherine Heigl. The couple met in spring 2005 when Heigl was featured in his music video Only You. Eventually, they started knowing each other and became good friends. Within a very short span, their friendship turned into a relationship. The two were engaged on June 2006.

Josh Kelley and wife Katherine
Josh Kelley with his wife Katherine, Picture Source: Instagram

After being in a relationship, Josh even wrote a song ‘Hey Katie‘ which was undoubtedly dedicated to his wife.  On December 23, 2007, Kelley and Heigl exchanged their wedding vows at the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah. Katherine’s Grey’s Anatomy co-stars like Justin Chambers, T.R. Knight, Sandra Oh, Kate Walsh, and Ellen Pompeo attended their marriage ceromany.

Josh Kelley and Katherine's wedding picture
Josh Kelley and Katherine at their wedding, Source: Pinterest

At the taping of Live With Regis and Kelly, Heigl said that she chose her partner not to live together before they married, saying,

“I think I just wanted to save something for the actual marriage… I wanted there to be something to make the actual marriage different than the dating or the courtship”.

The beautiful bride walked down the aisle to an acoustic song written by her husband. Well, the happily married couple wrote their own vows.

Three Children

Well, Kelley and Katherine is a proud parent of three children as of 2020. The couple shares a daughter whom they adopted from a South Korean in 2009.  She is  Nancy Leigh aka Naleigh. Nancy was born with a heart defect that was repaired with open-heart surgery before she left South Korea.

Josh Kelley's daughters
Josh Kelley and Katherine’s adopted daughters, Image Source: Josh’ Instagram @joshbkelley

The couple adopted their second child a daughter Adalaide Marie Hope in April 2012. Apart from Nancy and Adalaide, Heigl is a mother of a son Joshua Bishop Kelley Jr.. born on December 20, 2016. The family of five currently resides in Oakley, Utah.

$5 Million Net Worth

The estimated net worth of singer-songwriter, Josh Kelley is $5 million as of 2020 as per the
Celebrity Net Worth. No doubt, he earned this fortune from selling several copies of his albums and concerts. Altogether, Kelley has released more than dozens of songs as of now. Also, the star has worked with several big bands from where he must have received a big chunk of money. Some of his albums are available on Amazon for,

  • Almost Honest: $9.28 CD and $9.49 for MP3
  • For The Ride Home: $8.68 for CD and $9.49 for MP3
  • Georgia Clay: $10.98 for CD and $5.99 for MP3

On the other hand, his wife Katherine has a net worth of $30 million as of 2020. She is an American actress and producer. She has appeared in a number of hit television series and movies. Moreover, Katherine earns an average salary of $1 million per annum. Heigh is credited for the films like Knocked Up, 27 Dresses and The Ugly Truth. She appeared alongside Sara Ramirez, Chyler LeighKim RaverSarah Drew and Gaius Charles in the medical drama series Gery’s Anatomy.