An American actor who is more famous by portraying a character in The Hunger Games Josh Hutcherson is one of the most popular and well-known celebrities in the American film industry. Josh’s association goes a long way in the industry as he worked with some of the pioneers like Tom Hanks, Robin Williams and many more. Josh started working in television at a young age and with time got through movies. Now let’s take a close look at the life, career, awards and net worth of Josh Hutcherson in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Josh Ryan Hutcherson was born on 12th October 1992 in Union Kentucky. Ryan’s father Michelle was an ex-employee of Delta Air Lines and his mother Chris Hutcherson is also working for the USEPA. Ryan began acting at the age of 4, and therefore schooling was never a part of his early career. He attended Ryle High School for one single semester, but his main focus was on film and television. At the age of 9, his parents allowed him for the screen test, and he appeared in many pilot episodes of television series. He bagged his first role in a film with a small part in American Splendor.
Josh is still not married, but he does a lot of social work. He is an ardent gay rights activist who also works with a non- profit group. Apart from acting his circle of social work is also quite well known. This work made him earn the Vanguard Award at GLAAD media awards.
Career Awards & Nominations
As we have read that Josh started acting at the age of 4, and his first feature film American splendour released in 2004. In that same year he also was a part of the film The Polar Express. Josh started acting at the age of 4, and his first feature film American splendour released in 2004. In the same year, he was also a part of another film ‘The Polar Express’.
In this way, he started getting more opportunities in both film and television. His first leading role was in the movie ‘Little Manhattan and Zathura’ which failed at the box office, but his presence was highly appreciated. Like this, there came other offers like ‘RV’ along with Robin Williams and another popular film ‘Bridge to Terabithia’. Few of his other works include Journey to the Center of The Earth, Cirque du Freak and few more.
Josh career had no rough patches, and he got a chance to be a part of The Hunger Games’. The project transformed his career from being a junior artist to a heartthrob in the industry. The film achieved both commercial and critical acclamation from the viewers. Right after this Josh was flooded with offers, and currently, he has many projects to complete.
At this age Josh achieved some of the highest recognitions like Young Artist Awards for the film Polar Express, New Now Next Awards for The Hunger Games and then there are Teen Choice Awards, MTV Music awards etc.
Net Worth & Earnings
Josh at such a young age has achieved a lot in both film and television. He has an estimated net worth of $23 million. There is no other information about his net worth as he loves to keep his personal life and net worth private. Josh is still working on various projects and is expected to double his net worth in the future.
Fans of ‘The Hunger Games’ are accustomed to Josh as of one the chief characters in the series. He delivered a remarkable performance in the film. Just at the age of 26, Josh became one of the heartthrobs in the industry with a huge fan base. More projects are in the pipeline for Josh Hutcherson, and his fans are eagerly waiting for its release.