Josh Groban Biography
- Age: 36 years old
- Birth Nation: United States of America
- Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
- Birth Sign: Aquarius
- Name: Josh Groban
- Father: Jack Groban
- Mother: Lindy Groban
- Nationality: American
- Birth Place/City: Los Angeles, California
- Religion: Christianity
- Profession: Singer-songwriter
- Net Worth: $30 million
- Hair Color: Dark brown
- Girlfriend: N/A
- Education: Los Angeles County High School for the Arts,Carnegie Mellon University,Interlochen Center for the Artswww bridges edu
- Awards: Billboard Music Award for No. 1 Classical Crossover Artist of the Year,Billboard Music Award for No. 1 Classical Crossover Album of the Year
- Siblings: Chris Groban
- Books: When You Say You Love Me: Arranged for the Harp,JOSH GROBAN EASY PIANO,Josh Groban - Illuminations (Songbook)
- Albums: Josh Groban Stages,Josh Groban Illuminations 15
Born on born February 27, 1981, Joshua Winslow "Josh" Groban is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He was born in Los Angeles, California, U.S. His mother Lindy was a teacher and his father Jack Groban was a businessman. Groban also has a younger brother, Chris, who is 5 years younger to him.
Josh Groban is known to perform music in genres like Easy listening vocal, operatic pop and pop rock. He also plays the piano, drums, percussion and accordion.Till today his albums have sold over 25 million records worldwide and in 2007 he was named the number-one best-selling artist in the United States. He is a multi -talented personality who has explored his skills in wide number of fields ranging from acting to singing. Groban performed on stage for the first time when he was in the seventh grade but he was more focused on acting during his school years. He gradually developed to be a multi-talented global artist which we know him as today.
Early life and career
Josh Groban attended Los Angeles County High School for the Arts as a theater major and graduated in 1999. He also joined the Interlochen Center for the Arts Camp in Michigan back in 1997 and 1998. Josh later joined Carnegie Mellon University to study drama but dropped out in the first semester. Groban worked for David Foster as a rehearsal singer after being introduced to him by his vocal coach, Seth Riggs.
The singer's self-titled debut album Josh Groban was released on November 20, 2001, which became a double-platinum album. Groban's released his second album in 2003 which was named 'closer' and it was followed by Awake in 2006, Noel in 2007, Illuminations in 2010, All That Echoes in 2013 and Stages in 2015. Josh has appeared in many TV shows and movies including 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' for six times, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Larry King Live, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! and Jimmy Kimmel Live to name a few. He has also done Hollywood movies including Coffee Town and Muppets Most Wanted.
In regards to his personal life, Josh Groban's girlfriend was actress January Jones from 2003 to 2006. The very charming actor Josh Groban was in another relation with Kat Dennings from October 2014 but that relation also didn't last long.
Physical features and net worth
Josh Groban is a 35-year-old star who has charmingly good looks. He is 5 feet and 11 inches tall. Josh has fair white complexion and his hair color is dark brown. As Josh Groban has been extremely successful with a remarkable career, we can guess that he has a very high income. Apart from his singing and acting he also frequently tours around the world which adds to his annual income. According to online sources, the net worth of Josh Groban is estimated to be around $30 Million this year.
Charity and social media
Josh Groban has performed for many charities including the VH1 Save the Music Foundation (2005) and Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope (2005). He also founded the Josh Groban Foundation to help children in need through education, healthcare, and the arts. He was appointed by Nelson Mandela as the Official Ambassador for Mandela's Project 46664, a campaign to help raise Global awareness of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Similarly, he has been actively involved in various charities and works of community service. Details about Josh Groban are available on the internet and Wikipedia.
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