Joshua Winslow Groban popularly called Josh Groban is an American singer, actor, songwriter, and record producer. Four of his solo album has attained the Multi-Platinum status. In 2007, he charted as the bestselling artist in the United States. Keep reading to know more about Josh Groban’s net worth in 2018.
Josh Groban was born on February 27, 1981, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He was born to Lindy (nee Johnston), a teacher and Jack Groban, a businessman. Josh has a brother named Chris who was born on Josh’s fourth birthday.
He graduated from the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts in 1999. He majored in Theatre. He attended the Carnegie Melon University, he, however, quit the University to pursue his career in music. He was offered a recording contract.
Josh Groban dated January Jones from 2006 to 2009. He revealed that his relationship with January was his longest relationship. He also dated April Bowlby for a year and Selma Blair for less than a year. He then dated Michelle Trachtenberg in 2012. He finally dated Kat Dennings from 2014 to 2016. Josh is currently single.
Josh Groban started his career at the age of 17. He worked with arranger David Foster and Brain Avnet. He worked as a rehearsal singer for David Foster. He worked on some top profile events. He stood in for Andrea Bocelli at the 1999 Grammy Awards. His performance impressed TV personality, Rosie O’Donnell and she offered him a spot on her show the following week.
This led to his appearance on “Ally McBeal.” He played the character of Malcolm Wyatt. His character became so popular that he was called to reprise his role in the next season. He was later offered a recording contract with Warner Bros. Records.
He debuted his first album, “Josh Groban” on November 20, 2001. The album earned the double platinum status the following year. His second album titled “Closer” was released on November 11, 2003. This album was written and produced by Foster. The album rose from number 11 to number 1 on the Billboard Chart in 2 months. His cover song “You Raise Me Up” became a very popular song.
In September 2006, he released a single titled “You Are Loved (Don’t Give Up)” which was followed by his third album in November. The album was titled “Awake.” Songs on the album included “Now or Never,” “Lullaby” and “Weeping.” He had a tour for his “Awake” album. He toured 71 cities in 2007.
He performed a duet, “All I Know of Love” with Barbra Streisand and “Over the Rainbow” with Mireille Mathieu.
His fifth album, “Illuminations” was released on November 15, 2010. The first single, “Hidden Away” was available for free download via Facebook. The second single, “Você Existe Em Mim,” was sung in Portuguese. It was released via iTunes. He released his sixth album, “All That Echoes” on February 5, 2013. He embarked on a tour to promote the album. The album debuted at number 1.
Josh has also starred in films including “Crazy Stupid Love,” “Coffee Town” and “The Hollers.” He has also appeared in several TV shows.
Awards & Achievements
Josh Groban has been nominated twice for the Grammy Awards. He has also received a nomination for the Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards. He was also nominated for World Soundtracks award in 2004 and 2005.
Net Worth of Josh Groban
Josh Groban has an estimated net worth of $35 million. His main source of wealth is his singing career. He has recorded massive earnings from his album sales. He has also gone on several tours to promote his albums. Josh has also done several performances and duets with other top-rated artists. He has also earned from his appearance in films.
Josh Groban is known for his stage performances. He has been praised for his versatile voice. He is also known for his philanthropic works. He has performed at several charity shows. He has embarked on tours for almost all his albums, and he also has done some stage works to his credit.