Josh Tillman Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Christian Mba
Feb 08, 2024 By Christian Mba
Originally Published on Feb 14, 2023
Edited by Dolly Chhatwani
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Josh Tillman completed his education at an Episcopal Elementary School and a Pentecostal Messianic Day School.
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About Josh Tillman

Joshua Michael Tillman who is also known as 'Father John Misty' has released many different types of studio albums over his musical career.

Josh Tillman is married to Filmmaker Emma Elizabeth Tillman. Josh Tillman is a master of writing songs and plays guitar and piano.

Josh Tillman has been nominated for many different awards and won some of them. He has also worked with many different artists in his life. Josh Tillman's net worth is pegged at $6 million with his success as a musician, singer, and songwriter.

Josh Tillman is known for his varied musical style. Folk-rock and Indie rock is famously some of his areas of interest.

Father John Misty made a decision to move to Seattle after completing his education at Nyack College in New York. Father John Misty studied at the college between 1999 to 2002. He was around 21 years old when he started working at a bakery in Seattle. This allowed him to record his songs at night as the shift at the bakery started at 4.30 a.m.. One of the demos that he created reached the famous Seattle singer and songwriter Damien Jurado who was impressed by the exceptionally talented singer. Afterward, they decided to work together, and almost after a year; Josh Tillman started opening for Jurado. During these shows, he would share CD-R copies of the songs with the audience. This collection of songs would later transform into his album ‘I Will Return’. While he was on tour, Josh Tillman became friends with Eric Fisher and then created another CD-R album titled ‘Long May You Run’. After a few years, both of these albums were released on Keep Recordings. Josh Tillman and his friend Juardo eventually signed for a US Tour with Richard Buckner.

Josh Tillman Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Josh Tillman’s net worth?

Josh Tillman's net worth is $6 million.

How much does Josh Tillman earn per year?

Josh Tillman has not revealed any details on his annual income.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Josh Tillman?

Josh Tillman is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall.

How old is Josh Tillman?

Josh Tillman is 41 as of July 2022. He was born on May 3, 1981.

Childhood And Education

Josh Tillman attended Christ Episcopal School, and Messianic Pentecostal Jewish School, and completed his college at Nyack College in New York.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Josh Tillman’s partner?

Josh Tillman is currently married to filmmaker Emma Elizabeth Tillman.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Josh Tillman also known as 'Father John Misty', is renowned for being an American singer-songwriter. He is also a record producer. Many studio albums have been released under his name. He has performed many different songs that have won the heart of the masses. He has maintained a good record of all his solo recordings from the year 2004. Joshua Michael Tillman, known as a musician, has also partnered with Demon Hunter and Saxon Shore. He has collaborated with many different artists, mainly Damien Jurado and Jesse Sykes. He has made contributions to many different albums that were mainly produced on behalf of Matthew Daniel Siskin, called 'Gambles'.

Charity Work

Josh Tillman who is known by his name Father John Misty has done a lot of charity work. He said that he will give away proceeds from his upcoming work which is a concert to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina. Tillman also said that he will donate all proceeds from this concert to Time Out Youth, a pro-LGBT institute to protest anti-LGBTQ laws.

What awards has Josh Tillman won?

Josh Tillman, who is married to Filmmaker Emma Elizabeth Tillman has won many awards for his amazing albums. He was awarded the Creative Packaging Award in 2018. He won the Grammy Award for Best Recording Package for his work called 'Pure Comedy' in 2018. The Robert Awards Music Poll Awards was given to him as Best Songwriter for the work that was called 'Himself' in 2018. Last but also not least, he was awarded UK Music Video Award for Best Rock for his work called 'Things It Would Have Been Helpful To Know Before The Revolution' in 2017.

Josh Tillman’s Hobbies And Interests

Father John Misty is vocal about his interests. He wanted to be a pastor and also emerge as a cartoonist. He studied mythological novels as he was interested in them and also has a love for mushrooms. Before being a songwriter, he had to listen to secular music in his teenage years.

Other Interesting Josh Tillman Facts And Trivia

  • Josh Tillman used to work in a bakery in Seattle. He also tried to record songs late at night when he used to get time.
  • The songwriter's demo tapes were founded by Damien Jurado who told him to perform for him. Later in the year, 2006 Tillman had the opportunity to meet Eric Fisher with whom he produced his second album song named 'Long You May Run' which was released by the Keep Recordings.
  • Some of his famous album works that are renowned are mainly 'Minor Works', 'Long You May Run', 'I Will Return'.
  • Also, in 2007 another album known as 'Cancer And Delirium' was released that became extremely popular.
  • Different albums kept on being released in the later years.
  • Josh became popular and was awarded many different awards. He was also nominated for several awards.
  • The singer then performed as an actor, playing the role of a bank robber in the movie 'Hotel Artemis'.
  • Josh Tillman speaks of his upbringing as a struggle as his parents did not allow him to listen to secular music.
  • Josh Tillman met filmmaker Emma Elizabeth Garr in Los Angeles in 2011. They got married in Big Sur in 2013.
  • Josh Tillman left the band Fleet Foxes at the end of the supporting tour for Helplessness Blues to focus on his solo career

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Josh Tillman Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Joshua Michael Tillman

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188 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Child Star?



Nyack College

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