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Josh Radnor


Josh Radnor is an American actor, musician, and social filmmaker famous after his performance in the cult sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother‘. Josh Radnor has acted and directed in different movies and TV series such as The Seeker, Happythankyoumoreplease, Off Center, etc.

Early Life and Childhood

Josh is an American actor, musician, and filmmaker (49 years) who was born on July 29, 1974, in Columbus, Ohio, United States. His full name is Joshua Thomas Radnor. His father’s name is Alan Radnor, and his mother’s name is Carol Radnor. He has two siblings sisters named Melanie Radnor and Jonna Radnor Vilensky. Randor follows Judaism. He belongs to (the Irish-Jewish) Ethnicity and his birth sign is Leo.

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Caption: Josh Radnor’s childhood picture with his sister(Source: Instagram)


Josh Radnor studied at an Orthodox Jewish day school. Then he attended Bexley High School and went to Kenyon College. In 1996 he graduated from Kenyon with a B.A. in Drama. Later, in 1999 he received his Master’s degree in acting from New York University.

Although he primarily wished to be a filmmaker and a writer, he was equally interested in acting. In the spring of 1995, he went to the ‘National Theater Institute in Waterford. There, he concentrated on promoting his acting skills. He received a BA degree in drama from the college in 1996.

Professional Life and Career

Josh is a talented actor, musician, and filmmaker who has worked on many films, TV series, and theater and is a musician. He has a YouTube channel with Lee where he posts his music. Some of the highlights of his acting career are as follows. He started his acting career and made a debut in 2000 in the TV Series Welcome to New York Doug and later worked in TV series such as Off Centre in 2001, Law & Order in 2002, ER, Six Feet Under, Miss Match in 2003, How I Met Your Mother which is directed, wrote and played in 2005–14, Mercy Street in 2016–17 and Rise Lou Mazzucchelli in 2019.

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Caption: Josh Radnor performing at an event (Source: Instagram)

Likewise, some of the major films he worked on are Not Another Teen Movie in 2001, The Negotiating Table in 2008, Happythankyoumoreplease in 2010, Liberal Arts in 2012, Afternoon Delight in 2013, The Seeker in 2016, and Social Animals in 2018. Some of his theatre work is The Graduate in 2002, The Paris Letter in 2004, She Loves Me in 2011, Disgraced in 2014–2015, The Babylon Line in 2016, and Little Shop of Horrors in 2018.

Besides acting, Radnor confirms he is in a band with Australian musician Ben Lee. Together the album Radnor and Lee was released in 2017. Lately, he is all ready to direct the sci-fi thriller film The Leaves. On February 19, 2020, Spin announced he and his co-star Lee’s sophomore album, Golden State would be out May 8, 2020, on Flower Moon Records and released the first single “Outside In.”


The multi-talented star has won major awards such as the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award and was nominated for the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Award for the movie name Happythankyoumoreplease in 2010. He could still win awards shortly.

Josh Radnor – Net Worth 2024

John has an estimated net worth of $ 20 million. He hasn’t spoken about his salary yet. However, his sources of income are from Acting, Directing,  and working for different TV shows as well as concerts.

Personal Life

Josh is currently single and he hasn’t spoken about the relationship in public. He dated Lindsay Price in 2008 which didn’t last long and broke up in 2009. Later, In 2012 he dated Julia Jones and Marisa Tomie (2014). Then in 2016, he dated Minka Kelly but soon broke up in 2017. He has also dated Minka Kelly and Demi Lovato previously.

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Caption: Josh Radnor’s photo with his ex-Lindsay (Source: Zimbio)

Josh Radnor, however, has never been married and has no children. There are no rumors or controversies surrounding Josh. He is a nice and humble person on and off camera. However, he doesn’t like to surround himself with rumors and controversy and he is not open about his personal life.

Josh Radnor – Body Measurements

Josh Radnor is 5 feet 11.5 inches tall and his weight is 75 kg. He has black hair and brown eyes. He is a fit guy with a medium body size.

Josh Radnor – Social Media

The multi-talented star @JoshRadnor ultimately has more than 530k followers on Facebook, his Twitter has more than 637k followers, and her Instagram account has more than 350k followers. He is pretty popular on Social media.