What You Should Know About Josh Altman’s Net Worth, Wife and Family

Net Worth:$30 million
Age/Date of Birth:
March 10, 1979
5 feet, 9 inches (1.80 m)
Wife or Girlfriend:Heather Altman (m. 2016)
Parents:Father: Alan Altman
Mother: Judith Altman

Being a real estate agent can be a glamourous job especially in top city areas like Los Angeles. Through shows like Million Dollar Listing, young real estate agents like Josh Altman have shed light on the glitzy world of high-end L.A. real estate. When you get to see how these stylish brokers work to sell jaw-dropping properties, you will be left imagining how much they have garnered so far.

Josh Altman is an American real estate agent, investor, reality television personality, and author who has a net worth of $30 million. He is best known for his appearance on Bravo TV’s hit series, Million Dollar Listing, where he has sold over $4 billion worth of real estate.

The Wall Street Journal had recognized him as one of the world’s top real estate agents. Having an estimated net worth of $30 million, Josh works in partnership with his brother Matt for their real estate firm, Altman Brothers, at the brokerage Hilton & Hyland.

Josh Altman Became a Millionaire through His Altman Brothers Company

After graduating from Newton South High School in 1997, Altman went on to earn a Speech Communications degree from Syracuse University. With interest in real estate, Altman moved to Los Angeles and began investing and flipping residential apartments. This he did for the first three years under his self-established finance real estate company before joining forces with his brother to establish Altman Brothers.

Josh Altman
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Their property flipping business immediately became successful and at the age of 26 in 2005, Josh had already made his first $1 million. However, just as quickly, he lost it all in one bad investment. After a highly successful sale for which they made $200,000 in profit, the brothers began rolling the money into bigger properties they couldn’t afford.

The loss left Josh in a wreck as he thought that he’d never be able to restore his millionaire status. However, in the midst of the doubt, the brothers kept pushing on. If anything, Josh learned not to buy the things that he couldn’t afford. His consistency and dynamic nature helped to bring him back to his feet and now, he keeps shattering records across the globe.

A Look at Some of the Major Deal He Has Pulled Off

Dubbed “The Key To The City”, Josh Altman has access to over $1 billion worth of properties in Los Angeles. It is said that he has sold more houses to celebrities than any other real estate agent. By 2013, Josh Altman and his brother, according to the Wall Street Journal, had sold $200 million worth of properties with an average of $40 million annual sales. Some of his most iconic sales include:

  • A $10.5 million apartment in Ocean Drive which went down in history as the most expensive single apartment ever sold in Santa Monica
  • A one-bedroom apartment sold for $20.1 million which equally became the most expensive one-bedroom apartment in history.
  • The property broker made a profit of $1 million flipping a single property in 2014.
  • He sold Kim Kardashian and Kanye West their mansion in Bel Air for $11 million back in 2013. Kimye reportedly spent an additional $2 million on renovations.
  • He also sold Tyler Perry‘s house, the same day the multi-millionaire filmmaker contacted him.

Earnings from Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles Has Contributed to His $30 Million Fortune 

The brothers started their restoration journey by joining brokerage firm Hilton & Hyland in 2006. Soon Josh was back to winning ways, representing high net worth individuals from pro athletes to TV stars, and even international clients. He focused on luxury properties in LA’s high-end neighbourhoods including Sunset Strip, Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, Holmby Hills, and Bel Air.

In 2010 and 2011, The Altman brothers sold $40 million and $60 million worth of real estate properties respectively. In 2011, Josh made his debut on the hit Bravo show – Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles. Though his brother Matt wasn’t cast on the show, he proved to be an important factor in most of the lucrative deals they closed.

The Million Dollar Listing show follows three young real estate agents in Los Angeles as they sell high-end homes. In order not to repeat the mistake of investing himself into penury, Josh revealed that once he gets the paycheck he takes half of it and puts it into a separate account that he rarely touches.

Even though what he makes from the show is not known, it is obvious that it’s a significant source of income for Josh. Also, he is one of the wealthiest cast members of the show.

Josh Altman’s Net Worth Compared to Other Cast Members of MDLLA

  • Josh Altman – $30 Million
  • Josh Flagg – $35 Million
  • Fredrik Eklund – $30 Million
  • James Harris – $6 Million
  • David Parnes – $6 Million
  • Tracy Tutor – Unknown

The Real Estate Agent Has Also Made Money from His Books

As he continues to sell and invest in more properties, the realtor is also passionately sharing his success tricks to many who aspire to be like him. He speaks and trains would-be real estate investors using his books: It’s Your Move: My Million Dollar Method for Taking Risks with Confidence and Succeeding at Work and Life, and The Altman Close.

In his first book titled It’s Your Move, which was published in 2015, Josh revealed his trade secrets and offered aspiring entrepreneurs tips that would help them outsmart their competitors. The book has severally been praised as one which inspires people, handing them the audacity to take risks that will help them succeed at work and in all their endeavors.

Where Does the Celebrity Realtor Live?

In 2014, Josh Altman purchased a three-bed, four-bath home for $8 million in the high-end Bird Streets of the Hollywood Hills. However, he has been renting the apartment out for $38,000 per month.

Josh Altman later purchased a 1930’s-style house for $6.7 million in Beverly Hills. The house is a 5-bed/4-bath home with a dining space and a fireplace; it also has a 1-bed/1-bath guest house and a pool cabana. Josh Altman and his wife, Heather, renovated the house for almost two years before officially moving on.

Major Sources of Josh Altman’s Net Worth

  • Commissions earned as a real estate agent through his Altman Brothers company
  • Paychecks from his role in the reality show – MDLLA
  • Proceeds from book sales
  • Income earned from renting his property in Hollywood Hills

Josh Altman Met His Wife On MDLLA

  • Full Name: Heather Bilyeu Altman
  • Date of Birth: January 25, 1985
  • Occupation: Real Estate Agent
  • Duration of Marriage: 2016 – Present
  • No of Kids with Josh: 2 (Alexis Kerry and Ace David Altman)

Selling over $4 Billion over the course of his young career has so far put Josh Altman under the investigative eye of the public with many wanting to know who he shares his personal life and wealth with. Recognized as one of the most dynamic, high-performing realtors in the luxury home real estate market, Josh fell in love with fellow real estate agent, Heather Bilyeu, and the two have been committed to each other ever since.

The Million Dollar Listing show has benefitted Josh not only financially; it served as a platform through which he met the love of his life. Josh met Heather Bilyeu on the show. Although there are no details of how it happened, their love life and story were part of the reasons many stayed glued to their screens.

The Couple Got Engaged in 2013 and Had a Jewish Wedding a Few Years Later

It was in 2013 that Josh and Heather decided to get married, they got engaged that year and were married in a Jewish wedding at St. Regis Aspen, Colorado; this was in April 2016. Altman and Bilyeu were originally set to be married in 2014 but decided to postpone due to hectic schedules.

The Real Estate agents exchanged vows in front of 80 family members and friends. Among those who witnessed the wedding ceremony in Aspen include actress Julie Benz and Daymond John of Shark Tank. Heather, who converted to Judaism, performed the ceremonial walk around her husband during the Jewish wedding.

Meet Their Two Kids 

Alexis Kerry Altman

  • Date of Birth: April 3, 2017
  • Occupation: Undetermined

About a year after the couple got married, they welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Alexis Kerry Altman. Apart from being the child of popular real estate agents, there is hardly anything else to know about Alexis. She is still a kid that has a lot of growing up to do.

Ace David Altman

  • Date of Birth: July 16, 2019
  • Occupation: Undetermined

On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the couple welcomed their second child and first son, Ace David Altman. The proud parents announced the arrival of their new addition with a social media post. In an Instagram post, Josh related that Ace was named after his great grandfather, David Altman, who immigrated to America from Russia.

Facts to Know About Josh’s Brother Matthew Altman

  • Date of Birth: Undetermined
  • Occupation: Real Estate Agent
  • Net Worth: $25 Million
  • Wife: Johanna Altman
  • No of Children: 3 (London, Ashton, and Hudson Altman)

Like his brother Josh, Matt is an accomplished real estate agent and co-owner of The Altman Brothers company. Matthew obtained a BA in Communications from the University of Colorado where he played football as a member of the Colorado Buffaloes.

Before his passion for flipping properties became a full-time career, Matt worked as a talent agent for Gersh Agency and Creative Artist Agency. His time as a talent agent exposed him to high-profile individuals in Hollywood who now consist a large portion of his real estate company’s clients.

Matt co-stars with his brother on the Bravo TV real estate reality series, Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles. He is married to Johanna Altman and they are parents to Hudson Altman and a twin boy and girl named Ashton and London, respectively.

Profile Summary
First Name:Josh
Last Name:Altman
Also Known As:
The Shark
Real estate agent, real estate investor and reality TV personality
Famous For:"Million Dollar Listing"
Colleges/Universities Attended:
Syracuse University
Educational Qualifications:
A BA degree in Speech Communications
Birthday & Zodiac
Age/Date of Birth:
March 10, 1979
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Birth Place:
Newton, Massachusetts, US
Country of Residence:
Physical Attributes
5 feet, 9 inches (1.80 m)
‎79 kg
Eye Colour:
‎Dark Brown
Hair Color:
Other Body Measurements:
Marital Status:
Heather Altman (m. 2016)
Family and Relatives
Alan Altman
Mother:Judith Altman
Ace David Altman (Son)
Alexis Kerry (Daughter)
Siblings:Matt Altman
Other Relatives:
Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth:
$30 million
Source of Wealth:
Real estate, TV shows
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