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Josh Dun Biography

Josh Dun
  • Age: 29 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inch
  • Name: Josh Dun
  • Birth Name: Joshua William Dun
  • Nick Name: "Josh"
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Columbus, Ohio
  • Ethnicity: White Ethnicity
  • Profession: Drummer
  • Net Worth: N/A
  • Eye Color: Brown Dark
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Face Color: White
  • Weight in KG: N/A
  • Married to: N/A
  • Education: N/A
  • Awards: Not Yet
  • Online Presence: Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
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Josh Dun aka name Joshua William Dun, an American musician, is a drummer of American duo Twenty One Pilots. She is also a former live drummer for House of Heroes. He is interested in the Indie Pop, alternative rock, indietronica and rap rock genres of music.

He has been active in the field of music as a drummer since 2011. He is the label of Fueled by Ramen. He can play the usual drums as well as the electronic drums very well. He is best known for his work with Adele and Katy Perry.

Early Life and Education

Josh was born on June 18, 1988, Columbus, Ohio, the United States of American. He was born to Laura Lee McCollum and William Earl "Bill" Dun. He has three siblings, two sisters named Ashley and Abigail and a brother named Jordan. There is no information on his education and early life.

According to Josh himself, he told that during his childhood, he was not allowed much to listen to music, however; he would speak to the nearby music store and ask for suggestions on music from people.


Initially, Josh has worked at the Guitar Centre for three years. Josh debut his career as a drummer joining at House of Heroes in the year March 2010 after the band’s former drummer, Colin Rigsby took a break from the band to spend time with his family.

Thus, Josh worked with the band until the return of Colin Rigsby to the band till October. After some, while being out of band, he got away into Twenty One Pilot. In 2011, upon the invitation of the then drummer of the band Chris Salih, he met the team of Twenty One Pilots.

A couple of days later of their meeting, they grew as a friend. After a year, Nick Thomas and Chris Salih left the band due to their busy schedule. Afterward, Josh Dun left his job at Guitar Centre in order to help the band’s lead singer Tyler Joseph in a show.

However, the show got canceled after one song due to police orders and since then, Josh became the full-time member of the band. The duo released the band’s second album Regional at Best in July 2011 and the third titled vessel in 2013.

Personal Life

Josh Dun is a young man who has reached the age of 29 now. With the dashing personality and the marvelous talent of beating the drums, he has won the hearts of many people. 

Talking about his personal life, Josh Dun was in relation to a multi-talented person, an actress, singer, musician, songwriter and record producer, Debby Ryan. The two began dating each other since May 2, 2013.

However, due to some issues and controversies, Josh and his girlfriend Debby broke up from their love affair in September 2014. Josh has never been married but likes to get married in future. A lot of women, who have dreamt him to be their dream guy, can try out their luck. He was also rumored to be in a relationship with Ashley Frangipane in 2015.

Height, Net Worth and Salary

Josh stands an amazing height of 1.6 meters (5 feet 5 inches). He has earned a huge amount of money from his musical career making his net worth of $10 million at the present time.

Facts and Social Media

For some rookie musicians and drummers, Josh can be a great inspiration. Most of his fans wish to know about him. In that case, his fans should follow him on his Instagram, Facebook, Myspace and Twitter accounts and get updated on his recent activities.

Also, this information can be gathered and extracted from their official website, Not much information can be availed from wiki or his biographies are widely found on the internet sites.

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