Josh Hutcherson Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Jan 31, 2024 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Jun 06, 2022
Actor Josh Hutcherson is famous for his role in 'The Hunger Games'
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About Josh Hutcherson

The multiple award-winning American actor, Josh Hutcherson hails from Kentucky and began his career in the film industry as a child actor.

Later, as an adult, he got lead roles in some of the most popular films in Hollywood. Josh Hutcherson rose to massive popularity upon being cast in the successful and extremely popular film series 'Hunger Games', where he got a lead role with his co-star, Jennifer Lawrence.

So far, he has appeared in many popular films including 'Zathura: A Space Adventure', 'Journey 2: The Mysterious Island', 'Bridge to Terabithia', and 'The Kids Are Alright'.

Josh Hutcherson's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Josh Hutcherson’s net worth?

As of 2022, many resources have estimated the net worth of actor Josh Hutcherson to be around $20 million. His net worth reached a peak when Josh landed the lead role of Peeta Mellark in the extremely popular film series, 'Hunger Games'.

How much does Josh Hutcherson earn per year?

Some resources say that the annual income of Josh Hutcherson is approximately $500,000. His highest salary has been estimated to be around $2 million.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Josh Hutcherson?

Actor Josh Hutcherson stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in (165 cm).

How old is Josh Hutcherson?

As of 2022, actor Josh Hutcherson is 29 years old and will be turning 30 in 2022. He was born on October 12, 1992.

He was born in Union, Kentucky, and his zodiac sign is Libra.

Childhood And Education

Josh Hutcherson was born in the city of Union, Kentucky to Chris Hutcherson, a United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) analyst, and Michelle Hutcherson, a Delta Air Lines team member. Josh grew up with his younger brother, Conor, and began acting when he was just an eight-year-old.

In the early stages of his childhood, Josh Hutcherson was homeschooled. He later attended Larry A Ryle High School.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Josh Hutcherson dating?

Josh Hutcherson is in a relationship with actress Claudia Traisac, since 2014. The beautiful couple met on the set of the movie 'Escobar: Paradise Lost', and has been together ever since.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Josh Hutcherson is best recognized for his lead role as Peeta Mellark in the popular film series 'Hunger Games'. His other popular played roles include the movie 'Journey to the Center of the Earth' (2008), the romantic-comedy film 'Little Manhattan' (2005), and 'Zathura: A Space Adventure' (2005), a science-fiction film.

As a child, his first-ever role in a movie was in 'Miracle Dogs' (2003). Josh has also worked in an extremely popular children's motion-capture film 'The Polar Express' (2004), and also the film 'Howl's Moving Castle' (2005), where he got to play a voice-acting role.

Josh Hutcherson is recognized for many other movies that he has acted on recent years, including 'The Kids Are Alright' (2010), 'Journey 2: The Mysterious Island' (2012), co-starring with Dwayne Rock Johnson, and a voice role in the animated action-adventure film 'Epic' (2013).

Josh has also made a lot of fame as a director and a producer, he has produced a couple of films such as 'Detention' (2011), 'Escobar: Paradise Lost', and 'The Forger' (2012).

Charity Work

The actor is involved with charity works, and co-founded 'Straight But Not Narrow', a non-profit LGBT ally organisation.

What awards has Josh Hutcherson won?

Throughout his career as an actor so far, Josh Hutcherson has won multiple awards for his outstanding performance on-screen. Josh Hutcherson has won the Young Artist Awards in 2005 and 2006 for his outstanding performance in 'The Polar Express', and 'Zathura: A Space Adventure'. He received the same award twice for his role in 'Bridge to Terabithia', in 2008.

In 2011, for 'Best Ensemble Cast' in 'The Kids Are Alright', Josh Hutcherson won the 'Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award'. Apart from these, he has won the 'Teen Choice Awards' repeatedly in the years 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016. Josh Hutcherson was also awarded 'MTV Movie Award' in the years 2012 and 2014, and the 'MTV Movie & TV Awards' in 2012.

For 'Hunger Games' alone, he has won 11 awards including the 'People's Choice Award', and 'Do Something Award'.

Josh Hutcherson’s Hobbies And Interests

Apart from his interest in acting, Josh Hutcherson loves filmmaking, traveling with his girlfriend, rock-climbing, cooking, music, and bike riding. He is also a soccer enthusiast.

Other Interesting Josh Hutcherson Facts And Trivia

  • Josh Hutcherson has won around 11 awards for his main role in 'Hunger Games'.
  • Josh Hutcherson was the young hero-boy in the motion-picture film, 'The Polar Express'.
  • Josh Hutcherson has appeared in both the adventure film 'Journey to the Center of the Earth', and 'Journey 2: The Mysterious Island'.
  • Josh Hutcherson has voice acted in the movies 'Howl's Moving Castle' (2005) and the animated action-adventure film, 'Epic' (2013).

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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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