Joshua Bassett Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Joshua Bassett Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth December 22, 2000
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Hazel

Joshua Bassett is an American actor and singer who is most well-known for portraying the lead role of Ricky Bowen in the teen musical drama TV series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. He also co-wrote the song Just a Moment for the series’s soundtrack. Joshua is popular on Instagram where he has more than 2 million followers and shares clips of himself playing the guitar and piano.

Born Name

Joshua T. Bassett

Nick Name

Joshua

Joshua Bassett in an Instagram selfie as seen in November 2019
Joshua Bassett in an Instagram selfie as seen in November 2019 (Joshua Bassett / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Oceanside, San Diego County, California, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Joshua was homeschooled and is a high school graduate. He has also attended the  Palomar College in San Marcos, California.

Occupation

Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Family

  • Father – Taylor Bassett (Professional Pianist, Drummer)
  • Mother – Laura Bassett (Real Estate Agent)
  • Siblings – Alison Bassett (Sister), Claire Bassett (Sister), Ashley Bassett (Sister), Winter Bassett (Sister), Hannah Bassett (Sister)
  • Others – Jean J. Bassett (Paternal Grandfather), Comer Hudson Bassett (Paternal Great Grandfather), Gertrude Martia Copeland (Paternal Great Grandmother), John Elbert Bassett (Paternal Great Great Grandfather), Mary Florence Strong (Paternal Great Great Grandmother), Samuel Harper Copeland (Paternal Great Great Grandfather), Hettie Esther Gooch (Paternal Great Great Grandmother), Anita Gertrude Viner (Paternal Grandmother) (Singer), Burpee Edward Viner (Paternal Great Grandfather), Gertrude Ann Myers (Paternal Great Grandmother), Edward Charles Viner (Paternal Great Great Grandfather), Alice B. Garby (Paternal Great Great Grandmother), Otto F. Meyers (Paternal Great Great Grandfather), Annie E. (Paternal Great Great Grandmother), John Edwin Richardson (Maternal Grandfather), Edwin Parker Richardson (Maternal Great Grandfather), Nedra Alene Hartley (Maternal Great Grandmother), John W. “Jack” Richardson (Maternal Great Great Grandfather), Nannie Frankland (Maternal Great Great Grandmother), Harry William Hartley (Maternal Great Great Grandfather), Sylvia Ruth Forbes (Maternal Great Great Grandmother), Colleen Coleman O’Harra (Maternal Grandmother) (Attorney, Politician), Walter Logan Coleman (Maternal Great Grandfather), Lucille McDonnell (Maternal Great Grandmother), Winfield Coleman (Maternal Great Great Grandfather), Nancy Bish (Maternal Great Great Grandmother), Charles Patrick McDonnell (Maternal Great Great Grandfather), Grace L. Graves/Graber (Maternal Great Great Grandmother)

Manager

He is represented by –

  • The Osbrink Agency, Burbank, California, United States
  • Artistic Endeavors, Manhattan Beach, California, United States
  • Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer, Legal Agent, Los Angeles, California, United States

Genre

Pop

Instruments

Guitar, Vocals, Piano

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Joshua has dated –

  1. Sabrina Carpenter (2020) – Rumor
Joshua Bassett and Olivia Rodrigo as seen in 2019
Joshua Bassett and Olivia Rodrigo as seen in 2019 (Joshua Bassett / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Irish, German, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, distant Dutch, and Swiss-German descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Joshua Bassett as seen in December 2017
Joshua Bassett as seen in December 2017 (Joshua Bassett / Facebook)

Distinctive Features

  • Curly, wavy tousled hair
  • Clean-shaven look
  • Charming smile
  • Has a mole on his chin
  • Slender frame

Brand Endorsements

Joshua has been featured in the TV commercials for brands such as –

  • Hyundai Sonata
  • Google Nest Video Doorbell

Joshua Bassett Favorite Things

  • Hobbies/Interests – Writing Musical Lyrics, Watching Movies
  • SingersPaul McCartney, Ed Sheeran, Sara Bareilles
  • Subject In School – English
  • Footwear Brand – Converse
  • Shoe Type – High-Tops
  • Pet – Dogs
  • Fictional Superhero Character – Spider-Man
  • Comic Book Brand – Marvel
  • Travel Destination – Hawaii
  • ActorTimothée Chalamet

SourceDisney+, Sweety High

Joshua Bassett in an Instagram post as seen in July 2018
Joshua Bassett in an Instagram post as seen in July 2018 (Joshua Bassett / Instagram)

Joshua Bassett Facts

  1. He was introduced to the world of acting at a very young age. His first performance was in a musical theater production at the age of 8. Since then, he has been featured in numerous TV commercials and has starred in more than 30 musical theater productions that include roles such as Apostle James in Godspell, The Cat in the Hat in Seussical, Peter Pan in Peter Pan, Kurt von Trapp in The Sound of Music, and Charlie in Willy Wonka.
  2. That first performance, incidentally, was the role of J.V. Jock No. 2 in a community theater production of High School Musical. As fate would have it, 11 years later, his breakthrough TV performance came in 2019 in the drama TV series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.
  3. After playing singular episode cameo roles in TV series such as Lethal Weapon (2017), Game Shakers (2018), and Dirty John (2018), Joshua landed his first substantial acting role in 2018 when he was selected for the recurring role of Aidan Peters on the Disney Channel’s comedy TV series Stuck in the Middle.
  4. All 5 of his sisters have been involved in acting and have appeared in theatre productions. Joshua has even appeared in the theatre production of Annie with all 5 of his sisters.
  5. In an interview, he revealed that one of his biggest superstitions was chewing gum right till the start of an audition.

Featured Image by Joshua Bassett / Instagram

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2 COMMENTS

  1. I think this is wonderful! I am so inspired by him and I think he is a lovely person with a big heart! It would be an honor to know more about him and meet him one day ! all te best Summer!

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