Who is Josh Hutcherson?

Josh Hutcherson is an American actor and a producer whose breakthrough moment as a professional actor came in the year 2002 when he played the role of Nicky Harper in the pilot episode of the series, ‘House Blend’. He is also well-known for playing the lead role of Josh Futturman in the American comedy streaming television series, ‘Future Man’ and also well-recognized for playing the recurring role of Peeta Mellark in the American dystopian science fiction adventure movie series, ‘The Hunger Games’.

Quick Infos
Full NameJoshua Ryan Hutcherson
Date of birthOctober 12, 1992
Birth PlaceUnion, Kentucky, United States
Parent(s)Michelle Hutcherson
Chris Hutcherson
OccupationActor, Producer
PartnerClaudia Traisac (2014-Present)
Age28 years
Height5 ft 5 in
Weight68 kgs
Net worthUS $20 million

Josh Hutcherson


Bio, Age, Family, and Young

Josh Hutcherson’s full name is Joshua Ryan Hutcherson. He was born on 12 October 1992 in Union, Kentucky to mother, Michelle Hutcherson who was a Delta Airlines employee, and to father, Chris Hutcherson who was the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s analyst. He was interested in acting from a young age and his acting career started with small roles in commercials. He was born and raised alongside his younger brother, Cannon Hutcherson. Besides this, he is currently 28 years old with the zodiac sign of Libra.


Nationality, Height, and Weight 

Josh Hutcherson holds an American nationality and descends from English, Scottish, Irish, German and French ancestry. He is a Christian and practices Christianity as his religion. Besides this, he stands at a height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65m/165cms) tall and weighs around 68 kgs (150lbs). He has an average body type with a pair of blue colored eyes and dark brown colored hair.


Education and University

Josh Hutcherson studied in the New Haven Elementary School but was mostly homeschooled by his mother during his childhood. He later attended the Ryle High School, a public secondary school located in Union, Kentucky for a semester and actively participated in sports like football and tennis during this time. He also ran a triathlon during his high school days.


Personal Life, Spouse, Girlfriend, and Bisexual

Josh Hutcherson is currently in a romantic relationship with a Spanish actress, Claudia Traisac. The two of them met in the year 2013 and have been together ever since. However, Josh considers himself to be bisexual and has been in a relationship with celebs like Zoey Deutch, Anna Sophia Robb, and Ariana Grande in the past.

Josh Hutcherson

Social: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Josh Hutcherson is active on social media platforms. His official Instagram account (@jhutch1992) has over 832 thousand followers and his official Twitter account (@jhutch1992) has over 2.3 million followers. Moreover, he has over 10 million followers with well over 7.5 million likes on his official Facebook page (@JoshHutchersonFans).




Josh Hutcherson gave his debut performance in the year 2003 when he played the role of Robin in the American biographical comedy-drama movie about Harvey Pekar, ‘American Splendor’. Following this role, he went on to star as TJ in the movie, ‘Motocross Kids’ and as the young hero boy in the American computer-animated adventure movie, ‘The Polar Express’.

In the year 2005, he played the role of Joey in ‘One Last Ride’, the role of Bucky Weston in ‘Kicking and Screaming’, the role of Markl in ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’, the role of Gabriel ‘Gabe’ Burton in ‘Little Manhattan’ and the role of Walter Budwing in ‘Zathura: A Space Adventure’ and in the year 2006, he played the role of Carl Munro in the family road comedy movie, ‘RV’.

Likewise, he has appeared in movies like ‘Bridge to Terabithia’ and ‘Firehouse Dog’ in the year 2007, ‘Winged Creatures’ and ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth’ in the year 2008, ‘Cirque de Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant’ in the year 2009 and ‘The Kids Are All Right’ and ‘The Third Rule’ in the year 2010. In the year 2011, he debuted as an executive producer and also starred in the role of Clapton Davis in the American slasher black comedy movie, ‘Detention’.

Following his success, he went on to star in movies like ‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island’, ‘7 Days in Havana’, ‘The Forger’ and ‘Red Dawn’ in the year 2012 before being chosen for the role of Peeta Mellark in ‘The Hunger Games’ movie series. He played this role for ‘The Hunger Games’ movies in the year 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 in movies, ‘The Hunger Games’, ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’, ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ and ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ respectively.

Moreover, he has also played in movies like ‘The Rusted’ in the year 2015, ‘In Dubious Battle’ in the year 2016, ‘The Disaster Artist’ and ‘Tragedy Girls’ in the year 2017, and ‘Elliot the Littlest Reindeer’ in the year 2018. Josh Hutcherson’s most recent work came in the year 2019 when he played the role of Billy in the American thriller movie, ‘Burn’ and the role of Nathan Winer in the unreleased indie drama movie, ‘The Long Home’.

Josh Hutcherson


Josh Hutcherson made his debut on television in the year 2002 when he played the role of young Glen in the pilot episode of ‘Becoming Glen.’ And also as the character of Nicky Harper in the pilot chapter of ‘House Blend’, following these roles, he went on to star for an episode each in series like ‘ER’ in the year 2002, ‘The Division’ and ‘Line of Fire’ in the year 2003, ‘Eddie’s Father’ and ‘Justice League Unlimited’ in the year 2004, ‘Punk’d’ in the year 2012, ‘Saturday Night Live’ in the year 2013, ‘Face Off’ in the year 2014 and ‘Paquita Salas’ in the year 2019.

In between these years, Josh Hutcherson has also appeared in numerous television movies like ‘Miracle Dogs’ and ‘Wilder Days’ in the year 2003, ‘Party Wagon’ in the year 2004, and ‘The Third Rule’ in the year 2010. Moreover, he also played the lead role of Josh Futturman and also helped produce the American comedy streaming television series, ‘Future Man’ in the year 2017 till the year 2020.


Achievements and Awards

Josh Hutcherson has won four Teen Choice Awards along with three MTV Movie Awards for his work in ‘The Hunger Games’ movie series. Likewise, he is a recipient of nine other awards and accolades that he managed to win throughout his acting career as a professional.


Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Josh Hutcherson has an approximate net worth of $20 million.