Josh Gad Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Josh Gad Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight90 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 23, 1981
Zodiac SignPisces
SpouseIda Darvish

Josh Gad is an American actor and singer who is best known for his work in films such as The Rocker (2008), Love & Other Drugs (2010), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Frozen (2013), Jobs (2013), The Angry Birds Movie (2016), and Murder on the Orient Express (2017). He is also well recognized for portraying characters such as Ryan Church in the sitcom Back to You (2007-2008), Mondo in the adult animated sitcom Good Vibes (2011), Skip Gilchrist in the political sitcom 1600 Penn (2012-2013), Josh in the comedy TV series The Comedians (2015), and Herman Judd in the science-fiction comedy TV series Avenue 5 (2020-Present).

Born Name

Joshua Ilan Gad

Nick Name

Josh

Josh Gad as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2020
Josh Gad as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2020 (Josh Gad / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Hollywood, Broward County, Florida, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Josh had graduated, in 1999, from the University School of Nova Southeastern University (NSU), an independent, college preparatory school in Davie, Florida. He had then joined the Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts (CFA), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He had graduated from there in 2003 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in drama. While there, he had also undertaken a semester-long exchange program at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), Australia’s leading center for training in the performing arts.

Occupation

Actor, Singer

Josh Gad as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2020
Josh Gad as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2020 (Josh Gad / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Sam (Shmuel) Gad
  • Mother – Susan Gad (Real Estate Agent)
  • Siblings – Jason Gad (Older Brother). He has another older brother.
  • Others – He has a stepfather who is an investment advisor. He has a stepbrother and a stepsister. Joseph Greenblatt (Maternal Grandfather), Evelyn Rosenberg (Maternal Grandmother)

Build

Large

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

90 kg or 198.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Josh has dated –

  1. Ida Darvish (2007-Present) – Josh had started dating actress, writer, and producer Ida Darvish in 2007, and the couple got married on May 10, 2008. They have 2 daughters together named Ava Tanya Gad (b. August 3, 2011) and Isabella Eve Gad (b. February 17, 2014).

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Asian and White)

He is of Afghan Jewish descent on his father’s side and Ashkenazi Jewish (Polish) descent on his mother’s side.

Josh Gad in an Instagram selfie from October 2020
Josh Gad in an Instagram selfie from October 2020 (Josh Gad / Instagram)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Bulky, stocky frame
  • Bespectacled
  • Affable smile
  • Often sports a light stubble
  • Short-cropped, frizzy, curly hair
Josh Gad as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2020
Josh Gad as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2020 (Josh Gad / Instagram)

Josh Gad Facts

  1. While he was studying at the University School of Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Josh had won the National Forensics League (NFL) National Tournament Championships twice – for ‘Original Oratory’ in 1998, and for ‘Humorous Interpretation and Original Oratory’ in 1999.
  2. At the Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts (CFA), he was a classmate of fellow future Broadway stars Leslie Odom Jr. and Rory O’Malley. He had even based his portrayal of the character of Olaf, in the Frozen film franchise, around the quirky mannerisms of Rory O’Malley in real life.
  3. In May 2009, he had joined the iconic American late-night talk and news satire TV program The Daily Show. He was made a regular correspondent in the early days of June but did not last long in the role as he had left the show by the end of that month.
  4. During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, he had launched a YouTube series titled Reunited Apart, through which he would assemble together, via video conferencing, the cast of several popular movies.

Featured Image by Josh Gad / Instagram

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