Joshua Ryan Hutcherson is an American actor and producer. He is best known for starring in Zathura, Journey to the Center of the Earth and The Hunger Games.
As of 2020, Josh Hutcherson is estimated to have a net worth of $20 million.
Josh’s Net Worth
|NET WORTH:||$20 MILLION|
|DATE OF BIRTH:||12 OCTOBER 1992|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH:||MOVIES, TELEVISION|
Josh Hutcherson was born on the 12th of October 1992 in Union, Kentucky. His mother was a Delta Air Lines employee and his father is an analyst for EPA.
He apparently loved acting since he was a kid even though his parents were wary of the profession. To pursue his acting career, he and his mother went to meet acting coach Bob Luke.
They lived in LA for a few years to audition for TV pilots and films. Hutcherson went to the New Haven Elementary School until he was 9, when he began homeschooling.
Josh Hutcherson started out his career with television commercials. His first acting role was in House Blend, followed by ER and Becoming Glen. He continued to act in Miracle Dogs on Animal Planet, American Splendor, The Polar Express (with Tom Hanks), Howl’s Moving Castle, Kicking & Screaming and Little Manhattan.
In 2005, he acted in Zathura: A Space Adventure, which was directed by Iron Man’s Jon Favreau. He received Best Performance in a Feature Film by a Leading Young Actor at the Young Artist Awards for that role.
He then acted as Robin William’s character’s son in the movie RV (with Joanna Levesque).
Josh’s breakthrough role came in 2007 when he acted in Bridge to Terabithia (with Zooey Deschanel). He continued to act in Firehouse Dog, Winged Creatures (with Dakota Fanning), Journey to the Center of the Earth (with Brendan Fraser), Cirque du Freak and The Kids Are All Right.
His next big film was The Hunger Games where he acted as Peeta Mellark, one of the main characters. He acted alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Dormer and Amandla Stenberg. The role led to many awards including the MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance. He reprised his role in the sequels to Hunger Games.
Apart from Hunger Games, he also became an executive producer for Detention and The Forger. In 2012, he acted in Journey 2: The Mysterious Island but this time with Dwayne Johnson.
Here are some of the highlights of his career.
- Hutcherson has been nominated for many awards including in the Young Artist Awards, Teen Choice Awards, MTV Movie Awards and CinemaCon Awards.
- He has won many awards as well, including Best Male Performance in the MTV Movie Awards and Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy at the Teen Choice Awards.
Interesting Facts about Hutcherson
- He’s a known supporter of gay rights organizations.
- He apparently received a turtle from Kristen Stewart for his birthday.
- Josh looks up to Jake Gyllenhaal as his acting inspiration.
What contributed to Josh Hutcherson’s wealth
Josh Hutcherson’s wealth can be attributed to his success in the movie and television industry. He has acted in a number of commercially successful movies and co-produced a few movies.
In 2020, he is estimated to be worth around $20 million.
Ref: Wikipedia, Celebrity Net Worth