Josh Peck is an American actor and his real name is Joshua Michael Peck. The versatile actor is best known for his appearance on Nickelodeon show Drake & Josh. The man has total earnings of $3 million which he definitely gathered from his roles as actor, voice actor, comedian, and YouTube personality.
Known for his inherent sense of humour, Josh has also proven that with hard work and commitment, one can achieve all that is desired.
Josh Peck’s Biography
Born on November 10, 1986, in Manhattan to unmarried parents residing in New York, Josh grew up with his mother and was able to attend The Professional Performing Arts School where he was inspired to build a career as an actor. He was only 8 years old then.
A short while after his resumption at the performing Art school, Josh suffered an asthma attack which led to his staying at home for several months where he had the opportunity of watching different classic sitcoms from the past. This was sure to go on and have a lasting impact towards his major choices in life later.
Movies and TV Shows
As a child, Peck performed stand-up comedy at TADA! Youth Theater and Caroline’s Comedy Club. He joined the cast of Nickelodeon’s The Amanda Show when he was just 13 and moved to Los Angeles with his mother.
He also started working as an actor for movies like Snow Day and joined theatrical shows in early 2000. He is best known today for his appearance on the Nickelodeon sitcom, Drake & Josh where he appears alongside Drake Bell & Miranda Cosgrove.
Some of his recent activities in movies include The Pilot Of The Rebels, one of Amazon Studios’ five adult test pilots released on Amazon Video in early 2014 where Peck appeared as Danny Norwood. Another is the comedy series, Grandfathered which was released in 2015 and in which he starred alongside John Stamos.
The Fox series Pitch is, however, his most recent appearance where he was cast as Ross. In two of the episodes, Peck played as a statistics analyst. The series was canceled after 10 episodes.
Peck was among those nominated for a 2016 People’s Choice Award in the category “Favorite Actor In A New TV Series.”
Through his life as an actor, the man has many nominations to his name and some awards including the Independent Spirit Awards (Special Distinction Award, 2005) and 2008 UK Kids’ Choice Awards (Favorite Male TV Star, 2008).
What Is Josh Peck’s Net Worth?
He has not only accumulated so much wealth from his acting endeavors but also from his activities on the social media, particularly on Twitter where he has up to 1.98 million fans at his heels.
He equally uses forums like ‘Snapchat’ and ‘Instagram’ to keep his viewers updated on things happening in his life. At the moment Josh has 3.5 million followers on his Instagram page. Currently, he’s still a ‘Vine’ star and collaborates with vines to create “six seconds” of comic relief. All these ensure that his account keeps soaring.
With several cameos and real appearances in many Nickelodeon shows, he also starred in 2006 independent film ‘Special‘ and gave voice as Eddie in Ice Age: The Meltdown and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs! In 2008, Peck also made his debut as a director in the Drake & Josh episode, “Battle of Panthatar”. In the same year, he was nominated for Favorite Television Actor at the 2008 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for his work on Drake & Josh.
In 2011, Peck had a cameo role on the hit Nickelodeon show Victorious as an audience member for a play Jade wrote. The following year, he starred in the remake of Red Dawn.
What all these translate to for Josh Peck is the net worth of over $3 million.
Personal Life and Wedding
Josh doesn’t have any siblings, but he has two pets, a fish called Beefy and a dog named Monster.
The talented actor whose age now has gone over 30 got married to his longtime girlfriend Paige O’Brien in 2017. The two tied the knot in Malibu in the presence of his close friends and celebrities including John Stamos and his girlfriend, Caitlin McHugh.
The couple announced their engagement in March 2016 when Peck asked for her hand in marriage in front of the Eiffel Tower, Paris.
Quick Facts About Josh Peck
Full Name: Joshua Michael Peck
Height: 6 ft (1.83 m)
Date of Birth: November 10, 1986
Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York
Marital status: Single
Josh Peck Zodiac/Astrological sign: Scorpio
Assets: $3 million