If 2019 is considered the year of Keanu Reeves, then 2018 is undoubtedly the year of Josh Brolin, who appeared in three major productions in the year, two of which transformed him into a global movie star. Since, like every movie star, Josh Brolin has gotten increased attention to his personal life, particularly his marriage to his wife, Kathryn Boyd.
Details about his previous relationships, children and parents have become a thing of interest to a growing fan base that wants to learn about their favorite actor. In this article, we help answer some of the questions about the ‘Mad Titan,’ including details about his marriage to Kathryn Boyd, his previous marriages and his children. Check it out below.
Who is Josh Brolin?
Before diving into details about Josh Brolin’s life as an adult, including his marriage to Kathryn Boyd, here is a quick look at his background.
He was born in Santa Monica, California on the 12th of February, 1968 to Jane Cameron, a wildlife activist, and father, James Brolin who is an actor. Despite having a father who was an actor, Josh had very little exposure to the world of acting as he was raised on a ranch in Templeton, California. At Templeton, he attended Templeton High School.
His decision to become an actor began in 1984 at the age of 16, the same year his parents got divorced. He appeared in a few roles on TV as a guest actor before getting his breakout role as Brand Walsh in The Goonies, a film that went on to become a cult classic.
Since then, Josh Brolin has gone on forge a very long career, with over 70 appearances across movies and TV shows, plenty of which have earned him critical and commercial success. Over the course of this long career, he has won and been nominated for awards such as the Academy Awards, MTV Movie + TV Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards and a few others.
He has also accrued a high net worth, through playing roles like Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Cable in Deadpool 2. Now, a look at Josh Brolin’s personal life and marriage to Kathryn Boyd.
Do Josh Brolin and Kathryn Boyd Have Kids Since Their Marriage?
Josh Brolin married his wife, Kathryn Boyd on the 24th of September 2016. His wife, Kathryn, was his former assistant and a model whom he began dating sometime after 2013. While the exact month and year in which they started their relationship are not known, we do know that they got engaged in March 2015.
Since Brolin and Kathryn Boyd got married, they have had a child together, a daughter, Westlyn Reign Brolin who was born on the 4th of November 2018. The couple disclosed that they were expecting a child on the 29th of May 2018. However, the birth of Westlyn Reign to Josh Brolin and Kathryn Boyd marked the third child born to Josh Brolin.
He had been in two marriages before marrying Kathryn. His first marriage was with Alice Adair and their marriage lasted from 1988 to 1994. The marriage produced two children, Eden Brolin (daughter), and Trevor Brolin (son). Eden was born in 1994 while her brother, Trevor, was born sometime in 1988.
His first two children have followed in his footsteps as actors, and have appeared in movies like Felt, All Kids Count, Beyond, Back Fork and a few others. Other notable relationships involving Josh Brolin include a six months engagement to actress Minnie Driver and a nine-year marriage with actress, Diane Lane between 2004 and 2013.
Who Are Josh’s Parents?
Having learned about Josh Brolin’s marriage to Kathryn Boyd and his kids, here is a closer look at his parents.
Josh Brolin had a very close relationship with his mother, Jane Cameron and he has famously described himself as a ‘Mommy’s boy’. His mother was a wildlife activist and a native of Corpus Christi, Texas. Unfortunately, Josh was in his 20s when he lost his mother to a car accident in 1995, one that happened on his twenty-seventh birthday.
Although he was not as close with his father, James Brolin, Josh Brolin stayed with him when he moved to Los Angeles to start his acting career. His father is an award-winning actor who is also a producer and a director. He is known for films like Westworld (1973), The Car, Gable and Lombard and a few others.
James Brolin has two Golden Globes and Emmy awards to his name as well as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is currently married to famous singer and actress, Barbra Streisand.