Josh Hutcherson is an American actor and producer. Hutcherson began his acting career in the early 2000s and appeared in several commercials and minor film and television roles before landing his first major role in 2002 in the pilot episode of House Blend. His first film role was in Miracle Dogs on Animal Planet, followed by a motion-capture performance in The Polar Express and a voice-acting role in Howl’s Moving Castle.

Birth Name

Joshua Ryan Hutcherson

Nickname

JHutch, Hutch, Jay Ryan, Jake Ryan

Profession

Actor, Producer

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Josh Hutcherson was born on October 12, 1992 in Union, Kentucky, United States.

Age

He’s currently 26 years old.

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

White

He has English, Scottish, German, Irish and French ancestry.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Josh initially attended New Haven Elementary School but was later home schooled by his mother.

Family Details

  • Father – Chris Hutcherson (Analyst for the EPA)
  • Mother – Michelle Hutcherson (Former Delta Air Lines employee)
  • Siblings – Connor Hutcherson

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Josh Hutcherson dated –

  • Alexandra Burman – Josh was RUMORed to be dating with Swedish fashion and runway model. She is 3 years elder than Josh.
  • Zoey Deutch – American actress, Zoey Deutch, who is best known for portraying Juliet Martin in The CW television series Ringer and Maya Bennett in the Disney Channel television series The Suite Life on Deck, was RUMORed to be dating with Hutcherson. Now, they are good friends.
  • Leonie Kranzle  German model and actress, who is best known for the film “Love Pills” was RUMORed to be dating with Mr. Josh Hutcherson.
  • Shannon Wada (January 2003 – August 2006) – American actress, Shannon Wada dated for more than 3 years with Josh from 2003 to 2006.
  • AnnaSophia Robb (2007) – They first met on the sets of 2007 fantasy movie Bridge To Terabithia and dated for a short time before getting separated.
  • Victoria Justice (January 2008 – March 2009) – Victoria and Josh had a nice time together for 1 year but in March 2009, they called it quits.
  • Lanchen Mihalic (2009 – 2012) – Lanchen Mihalic dated Josh. They were seen on August 4, 2012 going for a movie date.
  • Vanessa Hudgens (January 2011 – September 2011) – They first met in 2011 while filming for the 2012 movie Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. Their relationship status was confirmed by dailymail.co.uk.
  • Ariana Grande (January 2012 – July 2012) – American actress, singer, and dancer Ariana dated for 6 months before getting separated. Though, it was a RUMOR as they were no confirmations.
  • Francia Raisa (April 2012) – They had a fling together in April 2012. Again, it was a RUMOR.
  • Chloe Bridges (2012) – Josh was RUMORed to had fling with actress Chloe Bridges in December 2012.

  • Claudia Traisac (2013-Present) – Spanish actress, Claudia Traisac is currently dating Hutcherson. Josh met Claudia while filming for the 2014 thriller Escobar: Paradise Lost.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 68 kg
  • In Pounds – 150 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 40-14-34
  • Chest – 40 inches
  • Biceps – 14 inches
  • Waist – 34 inches

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Hazel

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

His role in movies like Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), The Hunger Games (2012).

Film Debut

Josh Hutcherson made his acting debut as Robin in the 2003 American biographical comedy drama film, ‘American Splendor’. The film was based on Harvey Pekar, the author of the American Splendor comic book series.

Television Debut

Josh appeared in 2002 Television film Becoming Glen as Young Glen. His debut TV show role was in American medical drama television series ER in episode: “First Snowfall” for his role as Matt.

Brand Endorsements

He has done endorsement work for Time Warner.

Awards & Nominations

Year Organization Award Work Result
2004 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special – Leading Young Actor Wilder Days Nominated
2005 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast Motocross Kids Nominated
2005 Young Artist Awards Outstanding Young Ensemble in a New Medium The Polar Express Won
2006 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor Zathura: A Space Adventure Won
2007 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor RV Nominated
2008 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor Bridge to Terabithia Won
2008 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast Bridge to Terabithia Won
2009 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor Journey to the Center of the Earth Nominated
2010 Gotham Awards Best Ensemble Performance The Kids Are All Right Nominated
2010 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Best Ensemble The Kids Are All Right Nominated
2010 Boston Society of Film Critics Best Cast The Kids Are All Right Nominated
2011 Alliance of Women Film Journalists Best Ensemble Cast The Kids Are All Right Won
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Acting Ensemble The Kids Are All Right Nominated
2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture The Kids Are All Right Nominated
2012 NewNowNext Awards Next Mega Star The Hunger Games Won
2012 CinemaCon Award Breakthrough Performer of the Year Award The Hunger Games Won
2012 MTV Movie Awards Best Cast The Hunger Games Nominated
2012 MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss The Hunger Games Nominated
2012 MTV Movie Awards Best Fight The Hunger Games Won
2012 MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance The Hunger Games Won
2012 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Liplock The Hunger Games Won
2012 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy The Hunger Games Won
2012 Do Something Awards Movie Star: Male The Hunger Games Won
2013 People’s Choice Awards Favorite On-Screen Chemistry The Hunger Games Won
2014 MTV Movie Awards Best Performance The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Won
2014 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Won
2015 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Won

Josh Hutcherson Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Favorite Movies – Dark Knight (2008), Jarhead (2005), Transformers (2007), Wanted Step Brothers (2008), Talladega Nights (2006), The Lion King (1994)
  • Favorite Color – Purple, blue
  • Favorite Clothing Brands – Modern Amusement, Ed Hardy
  • Favorite Superhero – Batman

Josh Hutcherson Net worth

Hutcherson has a net worth of $22 million dollars as of 2019. This money mainly comes from his work in films and television.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Josh Hutcherson

  • Josh decided to become an actor at a very young age. He began appearing in TV commercials as a child and in fact, he spent most of his time on film sets rather than in a classroom.
  • At age 9, he moved to Los Angeles and started auditions for TV pilots while continuing his education via home schooling.
  • Josh first had a tattoo on his body at the age of 17 and it was after getting permission from his mother.
  • He has several tattoos on his body. He wants to cover every inch of his body with tattoos. This is actually what he could have done, if he weren’t an actor.
  • Josh has many pets- 3 dogs, named Diesel, Driver and Nixon (a boxer), 2 cats- named, Jell-O and Paws and 1 fish.
  • He cites actor Jake Gyllenhaal as his inspiration fro acting.
  • In 2002, he landed his acting role as Nicky Harper in the 2002 pilot episode of House Blend and thereafter, he hasn’t turned his back.
  • The turtle was a gift given by Kristen Stewart for his 13th birthday.
  • Josh had a crush on Angelina Jolie and Jamie Lynn Spears.
  • He is great supporter of LGBT rights.
  • In April 2012, he became the youngest recipient of the Vanguard Award from GLAAD, given for promoting equal rights for LGBT people.
  • In November 2013, Hutcherson and Queen Latifah presented trophies together to four young community volunteers in a live ceremony at the fifth annual TeenNick HALO Awards at the Hollywood Palladium.
  • Visit his official website @ joshhutcherson.com.
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