|Josh Schwartz Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||August 6, 1976|
Josh Schwartz is an American screenwriter and television producer who is the creative head behind classic teen-dramas like The O.C. (2003-2007) and Gossip Girl (2007-2012). He has more than 100k followers on Twitter and more than 100k followers on Instagram.
Joshua Ian Schwartz
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Josh graduated from Providence’s private Wheeler School in 1994.
He attended the University of Southern California where he studied screen and television writing. However, he dropped out before completing his degree.
Screenwriter, Television Producer
- Father – Steve Schwartz (Toy Inventor at Hasbro)
- Mother – Honey Schwartz (Toy Inventor at Hasbro)
- Siblings – Danny Schwartz (Younger Brother), Katie Schwartz (Younger Sister)
Josh’s net worth was $70 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
67 kg or 148 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Josh has dated –
- Yvonne Strahovski
- Jill Stonerock (2008-2021) – The O.C. creator married Jill Stonerock on September 20, 2008. The couple became parents with the arrival of 2 daughters. However, Josh filed for divorce in December 2021.
Race / Ethnicity
However, he has specks of ‘Gray’ hair due to his advancing age.
Josh Schwartz Favorite Things
- Scene In The O.C. – The Spiderman kiss between Seth and Summer
Source – YouTube
Josh Schwartz Facts
- He based the comic-book obsessed character of Seth Cohen from The O.C. (played by Adam Brody) on himself.
- Josh has cited Woody Allen and Cameron Crowe as his writing influences.
- His dear friend Rachel Bilson, who played fan-favorite Summer Roberts on The O.C., is godmother to Josh’s daughters.
- Josh briefly tried his hand at stand-up comedy during his college years.
- His work on The O.C. at the age of 26 made him the youngest person to create and run the day-to-day operations of a television series in the history of network television.
Featured Image by Josh Schwartz / Instagram