Is Josh Gad married? Yes, he is, His wife’s name is Ida Darvish who is an actress by profession. They celebrated their wedding on May 10, 2008. The couple has already traveled a decade of their conjugal life successfully and is blessed with two lovely daughters.
Their first child was born in January 2012 as a daughter named Ava Tanya. This family welcomed a new member as a daughter named Isabel Eve on February 17, 2014. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Gad:
Who is Josh Gad?
Born as Joshua Ilan Gad, he landed the planet on February 23, 1981, which makes his age be 39 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is an American actor, singer and comedian best known for playing Elder Arnold Cunningham in The Book of Mormon, the Broadway musical. He is also noted for voicing Olaf in Frozen.
Gad has also made his appearance in medical drama television series ER, news satire television program The Daily Show, mockumentary family sitcom Modern Family, New Girl, comedy series Bored to Death and crime drama television series Numb3rs.
Early Life and Education
Gad was born in 1981 and his place of birth is in Hollywood, Florida, the United States of America. Talking about his family life, his mother is Susan, a real estate agent by profession. He is blessed with two brothers and was raised by his mother and stepfather. He is also blessed with a stepbrother and a stepsister.
Gad grew up in Jewish religious belief because of his father named Sam (Shmuel) Gad who is from Afghanistan. His mother is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent and is from Germany. Regarding his education and academic achievements, he went to University School of Nova Southeastern University from where he earned his graduation in 1999.
He was a sports lover and was the winner of the National Forensics League (NFL). He was also enrolled at the Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts from where he received his graduation with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama in 2003.
Career and Professional Life
In 2007, he was seen portraying the role of news director Ryan Church for the Fox sitcom Back to You. After that, he has appeared on The Daily Show as a correspondent on May 5, 2009. He then turned as a regular correspondent in June 2009.
He made his appearance in the film 21 in a supporting role in 2008 and later portrayed in the leading role in The Rocker. He appeared in the romantic drama-comedy film Love & Other Drugs. He was also the part of the British sitcom No Heroics’s American version.
He received a nomination for the 2011 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical sharing with Andrew Rannells. He made his cameo appearance in ABC’s hit show, Modern Family in 2011. The same year, he contributed his voice in the MTV animated series Good Vibes.
He appeared on an episode of New Girl as ‘Bear Claw’ in 2012. He played a role in NBC’s 1600 Penn as Skip Gilchrist in 2013. He was also the co-creator and executive producer of the program. The same year, he was seen in the film The Internship as Andrew (Headphones) and also appeared in the film Jobs as Steve Wozniak.
He was also starred in Zach Braff’s comedy-drama film Wish I Was Here playing the character of a brother of the main role in 2014. On August 12, 2013, his article entitled “Technology pundit (for a day)” was presented in USA Today.
An announcement was made in September 2006 stating that Gad would star and co-write in the Amazon limited-series inspired by G. Wayne Miller’s non-fiction book Toy Wars. Gad would soon appear in Little Monsters, an Abe Forsythe’s Australian zombie romantic-comedy, horror film alongside Lupita Nyong’o and Alexander England.
Gad tied his knot with actress Ida Darvish in 2008. They are now blessed with two beautiful daughters making their family complete. He defines himself as not being religious but spiritual. He loves the traditional aspects of Judaism and also enjoys celebrating wife’s religion i.e. Catholicism.
Josh Gad stands at an average height of 5 feet and 6 inches. His height is comparatively short compared to other Hollywood celebrities. His weight is said to be 98 kilograms or 215.6 lbs.
Salary and Net worth
The 2011 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical nominated actor Josh Gad has an estimated net worth of 12 million USD. He has made a successful career in the acting industry.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of actor Gad is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. Join him on Twitter @joshgad where he has amassed more than364k followers. He is also active on Instagram @joshgad where he is being followed by over 787k followers.