Josh Groban Biography
Joshua Winslow Groban is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and record producer. His first four solo albums have been certified multi-platinum, and he was charted in 2007 as the number-one best selling artist in the United States, with over 22.3 million records. As of 2012, he had sold over 25 million records worldwide.
How old is Josh Groban? – Age
The American musician and actor is 40 years old as of 27th February 2021. He was born in 1981 in Los Angeles, California.
Who are Josh Groban Parents? – Father and mother
The American musician was born in Los Angeles, California, as the son of Jack Groban, a businessman, and her lovely Lindy Groban (née Johnston), a school teacher. His father is a descendant of Jewish immigrants from Poland and Ukraine, and converted from Judaism to Christianity upon marrying his mother. His mother’s ancestry includes English, German, and Norwegian; one of her own grandfathers had also been Jewish. His parents are Episcopalians.
Is Josh Groban in a relationship? – Spouse
Yes, the American singer is in a relationship with Schuyler Helford since 2017. He once dated actress January Jones from 2003 to 2006 and later Kat Dennings from 2014 to 2016. Schuyler and the musician then later started dated from 2017, an they are still going strong together. She is a Bard college graduate with acting credits in shows and films such as Anger Management, The Middle, and Haunt.
Josh Groban Music Career
The American singer originally studied acting, but moved to singing as his voice developed. In late 1997, the 16-year-old musician was introduced by his vocal coach, Seth Riggs, to Grammy-winning producer and arranger David Foster and future manager Brian Avnet. At the time, he had no recording experience and was preparing for his studies at Carnegie Mellon.
The singer worked for David Foster as a rehearsal singer on a series of high-profile events, including the January 1999 California gubernatorial inauguration of Gray Davis and the 1999 Grammy Awards where—as a stand-in for Andrea Bocelli—he rehearsed Foster’s “The prayer” with Celine Dion. According to Avnet, the singer was very nervous about standing in for Bocelli and had to be talked into it; his performance prompted the show hostess, Rosie O’Donnell, to ask him to appear on her show the following week, which in turn led to an appearance on Ally McBeal. On February 24, 2002, the singer performed “The Prayer” with Charlotte church at the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, and by November, he had his own PBS special titled “Josh Groban In Concert” (2002).
In December 2002, he performed “To Where You Are” and sang “The prayer” in a duet with Sissel Kyrkjebo at the Nobel peace prize concert in Oslo, Norway. He joined The Corrs, Ronan Keating, sting, Lionel Richie, and others for a Christmas performance at the Vatican. In 2003, Groban performed at the David Foster concert for World Children’s Day, singing “The Prayer” with Celine Dion and the finale song, “Aren’t They All Our Children?” with artists including Yolanda Adams, Nick Carter, Enrique Iglesias, and Celine Dion. On January 18, 2009, he performed as part of the Presidential Inauguration ceremonies, performing “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” in duet with Heather Headley.
On January 19, 2009, the American singer performed with Herbie Hancock as part of Feeding America’s Rally Against Hunger in Washington DC. At the 2010 BCS National Championship Game, he performed the Star Spangled Banner on January 7, 2010 with Red Hot Chili peppers bassist Flea at the historic Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
In 2016, he made his Broadway debut as Pierre Bezukhov in Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, to critical acclaim and a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical nomination. His performance at the 72nd Tony Awards earned him two Primetime Emmy nominations, one for Outstanding Live Variety special and one for Original music and Lyrics for the song “This One’s for You”.
The singer co-starred as Tony Caruso Jr. in the Netflix original series, The Good cop. He was also the host of Rising star, he also appeared in the films, coffe Town, Muppets Most Wanted, The Hollars and Crazy, stupid, love. He also appeared on TV such as Danny Chase in The Crazy Ones, as well as Walter Bernard Jr in The office.
Josh Groban Net worth
The American Musician and actor has an estimated net worth of $ 35 million as of 2020.