- 1 Who is Josh Henderson?
- 2 What is Josh Henderson Doing Now?
- 3 Josh Henderson Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 Rise to Stardom
- 6 Music Career
- 7 Net Worth
- 8 Personal Life, Dating, Married, Wife, Children
- 9 2018 Arrest
- 10 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 11 Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Who is Josh Henderson?
Josh is an American actor and musician, perhaps best known to the world as Austin McCann in the TV series “Desperate Housewives” (2006-2007), and as John Ross Ewing in the TV series “Dallas” (2012-2014), in addition to several other prominent roles that he’s secured in his career.
What is Josh Henderson Doing Now?
Josh’s last on-screen appearance was in 2021, as Collier Owens in the award-winning TV drama series “All Rise”. Since then, he’s been away from the acting world, focused on his music career. According to his social media posts, Josh is working on his latest single “Lotta Love”.
Josh Henderson Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Joshua Baret ’Josh’ Henderson was born on 25 October 1981 under the Scorpio zodiac sign, in Dallas, Texas, USA. His single mother, Sharon Lea Henderson, raised him – there is no information about his father.
He moved with his mother to Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, where he went to Memorial High School, and later Memorial Senior High School; during his senior year, Josh was a member of the school’s various sports teams, and most notably excelled in baseball.
Josh auditioned for the music competition show “Popstars”, which aired on WB in 2001, and impressed the jury, which won him a spot in the group Scene 23. The group’s line-up consisted of six members, including Laurie Gidosh, Donovan Green, Monika Christian, Moises Juarez and Dorothy Szamborksa.
However, they performed only for a year and released one album, “Music From The Show Popstars 2: Introducing Scene 23”, which featured such songs as “I Wanna Be A Popstar”, “He Said She Said”, “I Believe I Can Fly”, and several others.
Following the break-up of Scene 23, Josh continued his recording career as a solo act, but also launched a modeling career, featuring in advertisements for brands such as Skechers’ 4Wheeler Skate shoes.
He signed with an agent, and in no time had auditions for a number of roles. He made his acting debut in 2002 as Jackson in the TV series “Maybe It’s Me”, and in the same year, he was selected for the role of Josh in the award-winning TV comedy series “One on One”, which starred Kyla Pratt, Robert Ri’chard and Flex Alexander.
Subsequently, he appeared in a few minor roles in such projects as the award-winning romantic comedy-drama film “The Girl Next Door” (2004), with Emile Hirsch, Nicholas Downs and Elisha Cuthbert in the lead roles, then the TV series’ “8 Simple Rules” in 2004, and “Rodney” in 2005. Later in 2005, he was selected for the role of Pfc. Bo Rider in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated action war-drama series “Over There”, co-starring Luke Macfarlane and Erik Palladino.
Rise to Stardom
He was making giant steps forward in his acting career, and 2006 was his breakthrough year. First, he was selected for the role of Brett Dolan, one of the lead characters in the music-crime drama film “Step Up”, then starred in the horror mystery thriller film “Fingerprints”, with Kristin Cavallari and Leah Pipes.
The same year, he was chosen for the part of Austin McCann in the critically acclaimed TV series “Desperate Housewives” through 2007, featuring in 16 episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-winning series, which earned him a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination in the category for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
After that stint ended, Josh continued his career with the lead role in the horror film “April Fool’s Day” (2008), and then played Sean Cavanaugh in three episodes of the award-winning romantic comedy-drama series “90210” (2008-2009), then later that year, Henderson starred in the romantic comedy film “The Jerk Theory”, written and directed by Scott S. Anderson, and co-starring Jenna Dewan and Lauren Storm.
Three years later, Josh landed the lead role in the TV series “Dallas”, a reboot of the popular soap opera of the same name which aired from 1978 through 1991. He starred in all 40 episodes of the critically-acclaimed series, alongside Jesse Metcalfe, Jordana Brewster and Patrick Duffy.
Concurrently, he worked on other projects, including the romantic crime-drama film “Rushlights” (2013) and in 2014 the action-crime drama film “Swelter”, written and directed by Keith Parmer, and starring Catalina Sandino Moreno, then Jean-Claude Van Damme and Alfred Molina.
To speak further of his accomplishments, Josh portrayed Kyle West in the TV drama series “The Arrangement” (2017-2018), created by Jonathan Abrahams, and then starred in the Hallmark comedy-drama movie “Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas” (2018), with Megan Park and Lindsay Maxwell.
As a solo artist, Josh has recorded a number of songs – some of his most popular releases include “The Broken Pieces”, “Here’s to the Past”, “Tell Me What to Do”, “Close to You”, and several others.
As of mid- 2022, Josh Henderson’s net worth has been estimated to be around $2.5 million, earned through his successful career as an actor, during which he’s appeared in 30 film and TV titles, while his music career has also contributed to his overall net worth.
Personal Life, Dating, Married, Wife, Children
Josh isn’t married and is currently single. However, he has had a few highly-publicized relationships in the past.
In 2002, he started dating singer Ashlee Simpson, which lasted until 2003. From 2006 to 2007, he dated former reality show contestant Kendal Sheppard – Kendal later claimed that Josh fathered her firstborn son, but Josh denies paternity and any responsibility.
In 2013, he started dating American television host, actress and reality TV star Andrea Boehlke, a romance which lasted until 2016.
On 12 December 2018, Josh was arrested by Los Angeles police after it was suspected that he had broken into his neighbor’s house earlier that day. The house owners identified him through surveillance footage that shows Josh and two other men committing the act. However, Josh never left his home that day, which is shown on his apartment surveillance footage., Josh was released the following day, and the Los Angeles Police Department dropped charges against Henderson due to insufficient evidence.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent actor has dark brown hair, and is known for having one green eye and one blue. due to a condition known as heterochromia. He stands at the height of 5ft 10ins (1.78m), while he weighs approximately 154lbs (70kgs). His vital statistics are unknown, but he has an athletic figure.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Josh adores basketball, and in his free time, he plays for the Hollywood Knights Celebrity basketball team.
He is an avid animal lover, and has a pet dog named Sadie.
Josh regularly works out in the gym to stay fit. He prefers exercises with weights, and is also pretty active outside the gym as he likes hiking and running.