In life, we are mostly identified with what we do best. Many times, we don’t do things to get an identity from them but we simply give our best and we are awarded with an applause from the spectators. Josh Holloway is an actor who gave his best in a television series known as “Lost” gaining his identity from it. Below is Josh Holloway’s biography and net worth in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Josh Holloway’s official names are; Josh Lee Holloway and was born on 20th July 1969 in San Jose, California U.S. He is the second born of a family of four boys. His mother is a nurse while his dad is a surveyor. When Josh was two old, his family moved from San Jose, California to Blue Ridge Mountains in Georgia and he grew up in Free Home, Georgia.
Josh Holloway attended Cherokee High School located in Canton, Georgia and graduated in 1987. After graduating from High School, he joined University of Georgia but could not go through the whole course and dropped quarter-war due to financial constraints. He had great interest in movies since he was a young boy and decided to follow that path after dropping out of University.
Josh proposed to Yessica Kumala his long time girlfriend. This was immediately after he completed the shooting of a movie known as the Lost Pilot which was done in Oahu Hawaii. Yessica is a native of Indonesia but hails has a Chinese descent. The two got married on 1st October 2004 and have two children; a daughter (Java Kumala born in 2009) and a son (Hunter Lee born in 2014).
Career, Awards & Nominations
Holloway started a successful career in acting after moving to Los Angeles. He started off as a print and runway model for brands like; Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana and Donna Karan. His first appearance on video was on Aerosmith’s video in a song titled “Cryin”. He became more ambitious and decided to try acting. His first appearance in acting was in a movie titled “Angel” in 1999. This was followed by a role he played on “Cold Heart” comedy, followed by “Good Girls Don’t” among others.
His big break however, came after he appeared in a hit television series known as “Lost” as James Sawyer Ford. He became very famous and received numerous offers. Some of the films, television series and movies he appeared in after Lost include; Command & Conquer, Whisper and Stay Cool among others.
Net Worth & Earnings
Josh Holloway is a successful actor and has an estimated net worth of $25 million. The main source of income is the salary and earnings he receives from his acting career. Although he started off as a model, his love for movies drove him to acting which became his line of profession.
Josh Holloway has become a very influential person to young and upcoming actors. At the same time, he is a good example of perseverance as his luck of university fees didn’t deter him from pursuing his career and passion in acting. Today, we read about him because he chose not to give up.