Josh Duhamel Biography – Facts, Childhood, Family, Life, Wiki, Age, Work

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  • Birthday: November 14, 1972
  • Age: 49 Years, 49 Year Old Males
  • Sun Sign: Scorpio
  • Also Known As: Joshua David Duhamel
  • Born Country: United States
  • The place of birth is: Minot, North Dakota, United States
  • Popular as an actor
  • Height: 6’4″ (193 cm), 6’4″ Males
  • Spouse/Ex-: Stacy Ferguson (m. 2009)
  • Father: Larry Duhamel
  • Mother: Bonnie L. Kemper
  • siblings: Ashlee, Ashlee Duhamel, Kassidy, Kassidy Duhamel, Mckenzee Duhamel
  • children: Axl Jack Duhamel
  • Ancestry: German Americans, Irish Americans, British Americans, French Americans, Canadian Americans
  • U.S. State: North Dakota
  • Education: Minot State University, Magic City Campus

Who is Josh Duhamel?

Josh Duhamel is an American actor and model who was a former fashion model. He is famous for his role as ‘Danny McCoy’ on the American comedy-drama TV series “Las Vegas. A former footballer at his school, the actor aspired to become a professional sportsman but ended up becoming a film and TV actor instead. He also spent his time studying biology in order to become a dentist , and also attempted to become an entrepreneur too. He graduated with a bachelor’s in biology to fulfill his goal to become a dental professional. However, he was not able to get admission to the dental school because his academics were not high enough to get him a seat in any colleges. He was employed in several odd jobs, like being employed by a construction company in order to earn a decent living. He was spotted by an agent who advised him to take a shot in the field of modeling. His breakthrough came when he got an acting job in a TV show when he was modeling. In the following months, he was offered for roles in films. Within a short time, he became well-known among movie and television viewers. He is of French, Canadian, German, Norwegian, English, and Irish family ancestry.

Josh Duhamel
Josh Duhamel
Josh Duhamel
Josh Duhamel
Josh Duhamel
Josh Duhamel
Josh Duhamel

Childhood & Early Life

Josh Duhamel was born Joshua David Duhamel on November 14, 1972, in Minot, North Dakota, United States.

The father of his son, Larry Duhamel is a salesman who assists with ads. Her mother Bonny L. Kemper is retired teacher at Minot High School, acting as executive director of the ‘Downtown Business and Profession Association in Minot.

Three younger siblings are Mckenzee, Ashlee, and Kassidy.

The father of his daughter divorced her mother while he was in the fourth grade. His sisters and he remained to live with their mother, even though the boy remained close to his father.

He was passionate about sports in his high college and high school years. He was a quarterback for the Minot State University team however, he soon realized his skills were not sufficient to become an elite footballer.

He decided to pursue a career in dentistry and consequently attended the Minot State University’, and chose biology as his major. He dropped out of the college shortly before graduating. He graduated from the university 10 years later, in 2005, with the degree of a bachelor’s in biology. However, he was forced to abandon his hopes about becoming a doctor since his grades weren’t good enough to get into any dental school.

He was an excellent swimmer, and was the lifeguard at the local pool in his teens.

Career

Josh Duhamel started his career as an engineering company at the age of aged 26.

While working for a construction firm, he was involved in the entertainment business through the chance.

The year 1995 was the time he relocated in 1995 to Los Angeles, California, at the request of his girlfriend , who wanted him to pursue modeling.

The year was 2005 and he decided to start his own business and established a restaurant along with his acquaintance at Minto, North Dakota.

Then, his modeling skills led to him landing an acting position after he appeared in an audition. He completed the test and was chosen for the role of the lead in the movie “The Picture of Dorian Grey which was based on a novel by Oscar Wilde.

Josh was picked by the Executive producer Steven Spielberg for the role of Captain William Lennox’ in the sci-fi film “Transformers: Dark of the Moon written by Michael Bay in 2007. Josh starred with Megan Fox and Shia La Beouf as the main character in the movie.

Other films include ‘Life as we know It’ (2010) and ‘When in Rome’ (2010). In the first film He starred with Katherine Heigl.

He also appeared in ‘The Romantics’ along with Anna Paquin and Katie Holmes. He also appeared in the movie ‘Ramona & Beezus.’

The year 2011 was the first time he starred in the movie ‘New Years Eve. The film was directed by Garry Marshall, the film also featured actors like Robert De Niro, Halle Berry, Hilary Swank, and Michelle Pfeiffer.

He also starred alongside Julianne Hough on the movie “Safe Haven.. The film was directed by Lasse Hallstrom, and released in 2013, the film an adaptation of a highly acclaimed novel by Nicholas Sparks.

Duhamel was also in a film called “Scenic Route.. It was released in 2013 the film tells an account of two friends who are stuck in an desert.

The next time he appeared was on the movie “You’re Not You” in 2014. Produced by George C. Wolfe, the film featured Duhamel perform with Hilary Swank and Emmy Rossum.

He was in films such as ‘Lost In the Sun” and ‘Bravetown’.’

He was a part of the cast with actors such as Hugh Jackman, Richard Gere, Emma Stone, Kate Winslet as well as Halle Berry in the film “Movie 43,” produced by Patrik Forsberg and Peter Farrelly.

He appeared in 2016 was a part-time actor in the film ‘Misconduct’ as well as the biographical film Spaceman.’

In 2017 he returned to the role of ‘William lennox in the film ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’, the fifth installment of the film series ‘Transformers’.

In the year 2018, he was selected to play the character ‘Jack Spier in ‘Love, Simon. In the next year, he was featured in “Capsized: Blood in the Water and ‘The Buddy Game.’

In the year 2020, he was appearing as James O’Connor in the romantic film of Vicky Wight “The Lost Husband” where he was cast with Leslie Bibb. The film was based on the novel with the same title written from Katherine Center.

TV Career

Josh Duhamel is also famous for his part as “Danny McCoy” in the crime-themed television show “Las Vegas..’

The actor also voiced characters for the animated series ‘Fanboy and Chum Chum. Produced by Nickelodeon and Nickelodeon, the show won an Emmy Award.’

His voice can be heard in the animated show “Jake and The Never Land Pirates.’

He also appeared as Leo du Pres in several seasons of the television series “All My Children,” that was developed by ABC. To continue the series He did not want to play Dusty Donovan in “As the World Changes.’

He was a part of the television series ‘Battle creek in which he played role of ‘Milt ‘ Chamberlain. Produced by David Shore and Vince Gilligan and produced by CBS the show aired for only a short time.

In February of 2016 the actor was spotted together with James Franco in a television mini-series entitled ‘11.22.63.’

In the year 2018, he was offered the character as “Detective Greg Kading’ in ‘Unsolved. He made a appearances as a guest on shows such as “LA to Vegas”, and “Veronica Mars” in the year 2019.

In February of 2019 it was revealed that Duhamel would be playing ‘Sheldon Samuel the leader of a team of superheroes, in a web-based superhero show titled ‘Jupiter’s Legacy.’

Awards & Achievements

Josh Duhamel won the ‘International Modeling and Talent Association’ prize under the “Male Model of the Year’ category in 1997.

He was awarded three consecutive ‘Daytime Emmy nominations for his part in the television series “All My Children. He also won the Outstanding Supporting Actor award in 2003.

The year 2004, his name was ranked among the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World according to the American magazine.

In 2012, he was inducted into the ‘Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame.’

Personal Life & Legacy

Josh Duhamel announced in January 2004 that he had been engaged to his long-time love Kristy Pierce. However, the engagement was not to last for long.

He became engaged to pop singer Stacy Ann Ferguson, popularly called Fergie at the end of December 2007. He married her on the 10th of January in 2009 at an intimate wedding ceremony that took place at ‘Church estate Vineyards located which is located in Malibu, California. His wedding with Fergie had a rough period in 2009 after an unnamed stripper claimed that he was cheating on Fergie.

The couple has a son named Axl Jack Duhamel. Jack is due to be born August 2013. They announced their divorce in September of 2017 and the divorce was approved in November of this year.

In the year 2018, Josh Duhamel began a relationship with actress Eiza Gonzalez, but the relationship was not long-lasting.

In 2019, he began dating American model Audra Mari

Trivia

Josh Duhamel is famous for his muscular body, deep resonance in his voice, and the imposing height of 6’3 inches.

He loves playing basketball, football as well as golf. He also likes to ski whenever he can.

The ‘Male Model of the Year’ award in 1997 was the result of his defeating Ashton Kutcher in the competition hosted by the International Modeling and Talent Association.’

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