Josie Totah Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Josie Totah Quick Info
Height5 ft 3 in
Weight53 kg
Date of BirthAugust 5, 2001
Zodiac SignLeo
Eye ColorDark Brown

Josie Totah is an American transgender actress best known for playing the role of Michael Prashant Patel in the short-lived NBC series Champions (2018) and getting cast as Judd in Magic Camp (2018).

Born Name

Joseph Jacob Totah

Nick Name

JJ, Josie Jaye Totah

Josie Totah in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2018
Josie Totah in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2018 (Josie Totah / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Sacramento, California, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Josie graduated from a private Catholic school in Los Angeles.

In 2018, she enrolled in Dodge College, Chapman University in California to study film and media where she became a member of the Alpha Phi sorority.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Suheil Totah (Vice President/Real Estate Development Executive of Five Point Holdings LLC)
  • Mother – Christine Totah
  • Siblings – Camille Totah (Older Sister), Alex Mansour Totah (Older Brother)

Manager

Josie is represented by –

  • William Morris Endeavor (WME)
  • Susie Mains, Trilogy Talent

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

53 kg or 117 lbs

Josie Totah in an Instagram post as seen in August 2019
Josie Totah in an Instagram post as seen in August 2019 (Josie Totah / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

She has Palestinian, Lebanese, Irish, and Italian ancestry.

Hair Color

Blonde

She often tends to dye her hair ‘dark brown’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Transgender (Gay)

Josie Totah as seen in July 2019
Josie Totah as seen in July 2019 (Josie Totah / Instagram)

Distinctive Features

  • Delicate, petite build
  • Small, round face with big, doe-eyes accentuated with thick, arched eyebrows

Brand Endorsements

  • She was cast in Ralph Lauren’s rainbow pride campaign that was labeled as #RLPride on social media in the summer of 2019.
  • She is also the celebrity ambassador for GLAAD and GLSEN where she serves as a member of the GLSEN Game Change Council.

Religion

Christianity

Josie Totah Favorite Things

  • Everyday Clothing – Sweatpants and sweatshirt
  • Acting Platform – Musical Theater
  • Fitness Class – SoulCycle
  • Décor Design/Prop – Carrara marble stone
  • TV Show – Black Mirror
  • Fashion Designers – Gucci, Givenchy

Source IMDb, Refinery29

Josie Totah in a selfie as seen in January 2019
Josie Totah in a selfie as seen in January 2019 (Josie Totah / Instagram)

Josie Totah Facts

  1. She started her acting career as a child actor and played male roles for 7 years.
  2. According to her, she instinctively knew she wanted to have a girl’s body since the age of 3.
  3. At the age of 10, she performed a stand-up comedy routine at the Hollywood Improv comedy club.
  4. Her interest in theatre was ignited after watching her sister’s performance in a Broadway production of Whistle Down the Wind.
  5. She decided to get hormone replacement therapy at the age of 14 after watching the documentary series, I am Jazz based on the life of transgender activist Jazz Jennings.
  6. At the age of 15, Totah created and sold a television series based on the life of one of her aunts to NBC network.
  7. Totah hates sweater vests and vows never to wear them in her life.
  8. Josie takes pride in the fact that she had the resilience to finish her high school education as a regular straight-A student despite her rigorous acting schedule. She is proud of fighting the temptation to get homeschooled like other young working actors.
  9. Inspired by Wendy Williams, her childhood dream was to become a talk show host.
  10. In 2015, Josie was cast in 4 episodes of Glee and became the youngest member ever of New Directions in the show.
  11. Her real-life authenticity along with her acting chops won Totah several accolades such as a spot on Variety’s list of “Sundance: 19 Biggest Breakthrough Performances” in January 2016, Hollywood Reporter’s “30 Stars Under 18” list in August 2018, Forbes “30 Under 30″ list in November 2018, and Teen Vogue’s “21 Under 21” list in November 2018.

Featured Image by Josie Totah / Instagram

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1 COMMENT

  1. this us haram.astagfirullah. a young Palestinian and Lebanese girl has chosen this path smfh. I am very dissapointed, this is not my little Joseph.

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