Joshua Malina Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Shadiya Ahammad
Feb 08, 2024 By Shadiya Ahammad
Originally Published on Feb 13, 2023
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About Joshua Malina

Joshua Charles Malina was born in New York City, USA.

He is famous for his roles in TV series and films, including 'The Big Bang Theory,' 'The West Wing,' 'Scandal,' and 'Sports Night.' As a famed actor, he has also been featured on the IMDb page.

Joshua Malina's Net Worth, Earnings, and Spending Habits

What is Joshua Malina's net worth?

Joshua Malina is an American actor cast in several TV shows and films. As of 2022, his net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

How much does Joshua Malina earn per year?

Joshua Malina has earned a great net worth and fame as an actor but has not yet shared any details about his annual earnings and spending habits.

Height, Age, and Physical Attributes

How tall is Joshua Malina?

Joshua Malina stands 5 ft 8 in (175 cm) tall.

How old is Joshua Malina?

Joshua Malina, initially known as Joshua Charles Malina, was born on January 17, 1966, in New York City, USA. As of 2022, Joshua Malina is 56 years old. He belongs to the American nationality, and his zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Childhood And Education

Joshua Malina was born Joshua Charles Malina in New York City, US, on January 17, 1966. He was raised by his parents, Robert Malina and Fran Malina, who were the founding members of the Young Israel of Scarsdale in New Rochelle. By profession, his father was an investment banker, attorney, and broadway producer. Malina has a sister named Toby Malina. Regarding his educational background, Joshua Malina attended middle school at Westchester Day School and high school at Horace Mann School. He graduated with a BA degree in Theater from Yale University. At Yale, Malina was a member of The Spizzwinks, a cappella group, along with fellow actor Noah Emmerich.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Joshua Malina's partner?

In 1992, Joshua Malina met costume designer Melissa Merwin through his friendship with her sister Jennifer, and Jennifer's then-husband, actor Timothy Busfield. After a few years of being in a relationship, the couple married in 1996 and had two children, Isabel Malina and Avi Malina.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Joshua Malina made his film debut in 'A Few Good Men', where he worked alongside actors such as Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon, and Jack Nicholson. From 1998 to 2000, Joshua Malina was cast for the role of Jeremy Goodwin on Sorkin's special 'Sports Night', a show that attracted him from the moment writer Aaron Sorkin sent him the pilot script. Malina was also nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards in the Oustanding Performance by an Ensemble in Comedy Series category for his role in 'Sports Night'. After that, from 2002 to 2006, Malina played the character Will Bailey on 'The West Wing', though his character was initially perceived publicly as an attempt to replace a departing series star, Rob Lowe. Malina stated in many interviews that comparing two actors and characters was baseless because each has different personalities and was too dissimilar to imagine the idea of both actors as anything but a change.

In 2007, Joshua Malina became one of the four-star cast of the short-lived ABC dramedy 'Big Shots', where he played the character Karl Mixworthy, a pharmaceutical company executive. From 2011 to 2019, Malina played the role of University president Siebert on 'The Big Bang Theory'. In 2012, Malina played the recurring role of Assistant US Attorney David Rosen on ABC's 'Scandal'. In 2013, he also won the TV Guide Award for his role in 'Scandal'. Malina has played several roles in TV shows and films throughout his Hollywood career. Some of his appearances include Charlie in 'Without Charlie' (2001), Kevin Adams in 'See Jane Date' (2003), Mr. Miller in 'The First Time' (2012), and Travis in 'Knights of Badassdom' (2014).

Charity Work

Joshua Malina is an active participant in Jewish charities in the Los Angeles area. In 2004, Malina participated in the first-ever national TV project supporting donations to Jewish federations. The program featured 'film and TV personalities celebrating their Jewish heritage and promoting charitable giving to the Jewish community' and included Marlee Matlin, Greg Grunberg, Kevin Weisman, and Jonathan Silverman.

What awards has Joshua Malina won?

In 2013, Joshua Malina won TV Guide Award in the Fan Favorite Awards category for his recurring role of David Rosen in the 2012 film 'Scandal'. He has also been nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards for four consistent years in a row (2003-2006) for his role as Will Bailey in the 1999 movie 'The West Wing.'

Other Interesting Joshua Malina Facts And Trivia

  • Joshua Malina is a co-creator and producer of Bravo's cable TV series 'Celebrity Poker Showdown.'
  • Malina co-hosted the podcast 'The West Wing Weekly' with Hrishikesh Hirway.

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Joshua Malina Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Joshua Charles Malina

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

New York City



175 cm

Child Star?



Yale University

Net Worth



Melissa Merwin


Robert Malina, Fran Malina


Toby Malina
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Written by Shadiya Ahammad

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Language and Literature, Master of Arts specializing in India and World Literature

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Shadiya AhammadBachelor of Arts specializing in English Language and Literature, Master of Arts specializing in India and World Literature

A skilled writer and content creator with a postgraduate degree in English literature from the University of Calicut, Shadiya has also completed a Master of Arts in World Literature from Widya Dharma University and studied English Language and Literature at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. With her educational background and four years of experience in content writing, Shadiya has developed excellent research, communication, and writing skills, which she brings to her work every day. Her passion for language extends beyond her professional work, as she enjoys studying Arabic and Spanish in her free time.

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