Who is Joshua Orpin?
Joshua Orpin is an Australian actor, probably best known to the world as Conner Kent/Superboy in the TV series “Titans” (2019-2021), among several other popular roles that he’s secured during his career.
Joshua Orpin Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Joshua Murray Orpin was born on 15 April 1994 under the Aries zodiac sign, in Melbourne, Victoria Australia. The oldest of three children born to a businessman father and a housewife mother, he grew up in his hometown with his two sisters, Eileen and Chloe Orpin.
Inclined towards performing arts from an early age, Joshua’s interest in acting steadily increased, and as a result, he attended the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Soon after graduation, he began pursuing acting opportunities.
Joshua made his acting debut in 2017, in the short film “Dark Horses” as Groom, and continued his career in the same year with the role of Gus in another short film “You, Me & Karen”.
The same year, Joshua made his feature debut as Axel in the comedy-drama film “The Neon Spectrum”, written and directed by Lee Galea and co-starring Stephanie Gonelli and Pat Moonie.
Joshua then returned to short films, and in 2018 he was Michael in Max Simonson’s film “Getting Ready”, co-starring Vessy Karadjova.
Rise to Prominence
Gradually, Joshua’s career was on the rise, and made his first breakthrough with a guest role in the TV series “The Doctor Blake Mysteries” (2018), for which he received the Equity Award nomination in the category for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Mini-series or Telemovie, alongside his co-stars Craig McLachlan, Nadine Garner, Joel Tobeck, Tom Wren, Belinda McClory and others, followed by a guest appearance in the award-winning fantasy adventure drama series “Preacher” (2019), which starred Dominic Cooper, Joe Gilgun and Ruth Negga.
In 2019, he secured his career role so far, as Conner/Superboy in the TV superhero series “Titans”. His character is a genetic clone of Superman and Lex Luthor, combining the abilities and personalities of both characters of the DC Universe. He joined the show in 2019, and so far has appeared in 16 episodes of the award-winning series.
Joshua was praised for his performance and has said that he’s got into the character, and is happy to have been working with other stars of the show including Brenton Thwaites, Ryan Potter, and Anna Diop among others.
Meanwhile, Joshua has appeared in several other projects, including the drama film “Highest Point” (2019), written and directed by Christina Hogarth and starring Nicholas Bennett, Meaghan Gleeson, and Jessica Howes, while in 2020 he was Trawler in the short film “Mother Dearest”.
Most recently, Joshua appeared as Kai in the TV romantic drama mini-series “Love Me” (2021), which starred Bojana Novakovic, William Lodder and Hugo Weaving.
Joshua is now awaiting the shooting of “Titans” fourth season, which has been announced, but so far there is no date when the next season will have its premiere.
As of early 2022, Joshua Orpin’s net worth has been estimated to be around $1 million, earned through his young, but already successful acting career.
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single?
When it comes to his personal life, Joshua is not very open, and unlike some other celebrities doesn’t share that much information.
However, some details have surfaced since he attained international fame. According to sources, Joshua has been in a relationship with actress Asha Rosie Khan since 2014. His girlfriend is a star on her own, and in addition to appearances in such short films as “Electric Shock” and “Oliver”, both in 2015, is also an acclaimed fitness trainer.
They’ve been together for more than seven years but the lovebirds haven’t yet talked about wedding plans, and they don’t have children.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent actor has dark brown hair and hazel eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 1in (1.85m), weighs approximately 210lbs (95kgs), and with vital statistics of 44-16-34.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
When he’s not working, Joshua enjoys time in the gym, lifting weights and doing various exercises for every muscle in his body. His girlfriend has helped him a lot with his fitness routine and diet.
He is now focused on eating healthily, and following a healthy lifestyle, which greatly helped him secure the role of Superboy.
His other interests include reading, while he’s also a basketball fan, and whenever he has free time, Joshua plays a game or two with his friends.
An avid traveler, Joshua has been across the world, living in Toronto, Canada, San Francisco, and other cities where he mostly worked on acting projects.
He is also an animal lover, and though he doesn’t have time to care for a pet of his own, he’s worked with several animal shelters, and has got along well with animals on the sets, including Krypto.