Josh Brolin Net Worth: Houses & Career

The famous American actor and film producer Josh Brolin has a towering net worth of $45 million as of 2024.

Worldwide known for portraying the role of Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), he is the son of a famous American actor, James Brolin.

Josh Brolin
Josh Brolin

Josh began his acting career debuting in the 1985 film, The Goonies.

He has been honored with several titles throughout his career, including a Critic’s Choice Movie Award. Furthermore, he is an Academy Award nominee.

Quick Facts

Here are some quick facts about the actor.

Full Name Joshua James Brolin
Date of birth February 12, 1968
Age 56 years old
Gender Male
Place Of Birth Santa Monica, California, United States
Nationality American
Profession Actor, Film Producer, Investor
Zodiac sign Aquarius
Religion -not known-
Ethnicity White American
Residence Templeton, California, US
Height 5’83” (178 cm)
Weight 170 lbs (77 Kg)
Color Of Hair Dark Brown
Color Of Eye Brown
Social Media  Instagram
Father’s Name James Brolin
Mother’s Name Jane Cameron Agee (Biological Mother)

Barbra Streisand (Step-Mother)

Siblings Jess Brolin, Jason Gould, Molly Elizabeth Brolin
Marital status Married
Education Santa Barbara High School
Spouse Kathryn Boyd Brolin (m. 2016)

Diane Lane (m. 2004–2013)

Alice Adair (m. 1988–1994)

Children Eden Brolin, Trevor Brolin, Westlyn Reign Brolin, Chapel Grace Brolin
Active Years 1984–present
Net Worth 45 million USD
Last Updated February, 2024

Josh Brolin Net Worth and Income

Josh Brolin has a staggering net worth of 45 million.

Brolin received 1 million dollars for his role in the 2007’s film No Country for Old Men, where he played the role of Llewelyn Moss.

Likewise, from the movie Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Josh received $8 million for portraying the role of Thanos– one of the most powerful characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

Josh Brolin "Thanos"
Josh Brolin “Thanos”

The superhit movie collected over 2 billion USD in the box-office globally. The movie starred many great actors such as Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlet Johansson, Samuel L Jackson, and many more.

Reportedly, the other stars of the movie received much higher paychecks than Josh Brolin. For instance, Robert Downey Jr. was paid almost $75 million. Now that’s huge!

However, though Brolin did not make a fortune out of it, the character of “Thanos” he played was exemplary.

Net Worth of Josh Brolin in Different Currencies

Here is the net worth of the actor Josh Brolin in different currencies, including Bitcoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro 38,011,500
Pound Sterling £ 32,303,925
Australian Dollar A$ 60,763,185
Canadian Dollar C$ 56,251,350
Indian Rupee 3,334,700,250
BitCoin ฿ 1,148

Houses, Cars, Watches


Atlanta House

Josh Brolin purchased the beautiful house located in Atlanta’s Chastain Park at $3.25 million in July 2020.

The property spreads over 1.48 picturesque acres and spans 6,400 square feet of living area. Furthermore, it includes five bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms.

Josh Brolin's Atlanta house
Josh Brolin’s Atlanta house

The custom-built mansion situates in leafy landscaped suburbs, which were originally built in 2003. To detail, the property boasts a circular driveway opening to a gorgeous porch that can also be viewed from the dining room and living area.

Likewise, several amenities are included inside the house, such as a theatre, a gym, a three-car garage, a gorgeous swimming pool, a playroom, and so much more. Furthermore, there is a stone waterfall in the backyard.

Similarly, the kitchen is gourmet, sporting a center island along with customized cabinets. The whole house is spacious and gets filled with natural light.

picturesquely landscaped 1.5-acre estate in the leafy suburbs north of downtown Atlanta

Simi Valley House

In October 2020, Josh Brolin purchased this Spanish-influenced property off the market at 1.1 million USD.

The house was originally built in 1989 and spanned 3,743 square feet. To detail, this gorgeous house located in Simi Valley, California, features four bedrooms and three bathrooms.

Exterior of the house
The exterior of the house

The estate features everything- a guest suite, owner’s suite, a perfect backyard, and a gorgeous kitchen. The owner’s den is enhanced with a fireplace and private balcony. Moreover, it also boasts a sitting room and a grand bathroom.

Similarly, the kitchen features oak cabinets and has an adjoining breakfast space that opens to the family room. And oh, the family room sports a wet bar and a corner fireplace. It further opens to the backyard as well.

The backyard area of this two-story house has a beautiful garden with lots of flowers and trees. There is also an outdoor kitchen and a dining space sitting under a wooden pergola. Moreover, it also features a swimming pool and a spa.

Los Angeles House

This previous house of josh Brolin spans 21780 square feet and is located in the Sullivan Canyon area of Los Angeles.

Brolin purchased this estate at $6.2 million. Six months later, the house was listed on the market and was sold for $6.55 million.


He is often spotted with his Ram 1500 pickup truck among several two-wheelers the actor owns.

Ram 1500
Ram 1500

This superb beast gives a quality ride and fuel economy also. The base price of this truck is $32,595, while the upscale price starts from $70,095.

In November 2020, this very truck reported a break-in where Brolin’s backpack was stolen. His car window was found broken, and the bag containing an iPad and laptop was missing.

Lifestyle and Vacation

We all must accept that Josh Brolin has an incredible physique. For his role of Cable in Deadpool 2, Josh did follow a strict workout routine. Let’s dig into his exercises schedule and diet plans.

For the film Deadpool 2, Josh was trained by former bodybuilder Justin Lovato. He used to spend 5-6 days a week in the gym, exercising three hours.

Josh Brolin as Cable in Deadpool 2
Josh Brolin as Cable in Deadpool 2

Brolin’s workout included mobility work, but there was no weightlifting. Instead, he focused more on circuit training in the morning and other bodybuilding exercises later in the day. Brolin loves doing cardio.

Basically, Josh includes every part of his body while working out. For instance, he begins with chest on day 1 and gradually associates arms, legs, shoulders, back, and the full body. Afterward, he takes a rest on Saturday and Sunday.

About his diet plans, Josh follows a low-carb diet. He consumes lean protein like fish, chicken, and eggs and eats a lot of vegetables. Generally, Brolin kick starts his day with a cup of keto coffee.

Besides, Josh took some of the supplements while training, such as probiotics, glutamine, BCAAS (Branched-Chain Amino Acids), and a workout recovery supplement.


In October 2019, Josh Brolin enjoyed his vacation with his beautiful wife Kathryn and their daughter, Westlyn, in Hawaii.

Josh Brolin in a vacation
Josh Brolin in a vacation

Brolin was spotted shirtless frolicking in the ocean while Kathryn was wearing a multicolored bikini.

Likewise, in March 2016, Josh Brolin was captured with Kathryn Boyd Brolin. The couple was enjoying a romantic beach getaway in Costa Rica.


Some of the organizations and causes Josh Brolin has supported are mentioned below:

  • Keep A Child Alive
  • Entertainment Industry Foundation
  • Artists for Peace and Justice
  • Stand Up To Cancer
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of America
  • AIDS and HIV

Movies, Investments, Endorsements, and Publication

Movies and Shows

The American actor is most popularly known for portraying the role of a supervillain- Thanos. Nevertheless, he has been starred in numerous movies and shows. Some of them are mentioned below:

Year Movie Title
1985 The Goonies
1986 Thrashin’
1989 Finish Line
1994 The Road Killers


Bed of Roses
Flirting with Disaster


My Brother’s War


The Mod Squad
Best Laid Plans
It’s the Rage
2000 Hollow Man
Slow Burn
2003 Milwaukee, Minnesota
2004 Melinda and Melinda
2005 Into the Blue
2006 The Dead Girl



In the Valley of Elah
No Country for Old Men
To Each His Own Cinema
American Gangster
2008 W.
2009 Women in Trouble
The People Speak



Jonah Hex
The Tillman Story
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
True Grit
2012 Men In Black 3


Gangster Squad
Labor Day


Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
Inherent Vice
Guardians of the Galaxy


Avengers: Age of Ultron
2016 Hail, Caesar!
2017 Only The Brave
2018 The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter
Deadpool 2
Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Avengers: Infinity War
2019 Avengers: Endgame
2021 Flag Day
2021 Dune (To be released)

Besides, Brolin has appeared in few Television shows such as 21 Jump Street, Finish Line, Into the West, Gang in Blue, The Outer Limits, Mister Sterling, and so on.

Moreover, he is also starring in a recently launched TV series “What If…?


Josh Brolin has invested in several real estate which adds up to his net worth. Well, his major career is acting which has already spanned five decades in the industry. Brolin is also a producer, writer, and director.

Alongside, he is a stock trader as well. Josh began trading while he was in his mid-20s. Now it may come as a surprise but Brolin used to be a day trader back then. In fact, he made quite a fortune in three years with stock trading that he even considered quitting acting.


Some of the brands Brolin has worked with throughout the years are Mercedes-Benz, Samsung Galaxy smartphone, and Volvo S90. He has also done a voice-over for several commercials. To illustrate, he lent his voice to Comcast’s TV commercial, aired in 2021.

Josh Brolin on the cover of Rake Magazine
Josh Brolin on the cover of Rake Magazine

Likewise, he has appeared on numerous magazine covers. Some of the magazines featuring Brolin are GQ, Men’s Journal, Times, BlackBook, Esquire, etc.

Book Publication

Unfortunately, there are no books published by Josh Brolin yet.


Josh Brolin was born Joshua James Brolin on February 12, 1968, to the famous movie star James Brolin and wildlife activist Jane Cameron Agee. Not only but also, his stepmother is the famous American actress-singer Barbra Streisand. It was like Josh was meant to be in the entertainment business.

Born in Santa Monica, Josh was raised by her mother Jane on a ranch. He went to Templeton Elementary and Templeton Middle School while growing up. When he was 16, his parents got divorced, and his father married Streisand.

Brolin actually faced several troubles during his teen years. He admits taking drugs and stealing things for buying drugs. Fortunately, he did not keep doing that for the long term.

Josh began his acting career by working on television projects in his teens. He, however, rose to eminence after portraying the role of Brandon Walsh in the adventure-comedy film The Goonies (1985). This cult film was a movie debut for Josh Brolin.

Over the years, Brolin starred in numerous acting projects. He was admired for his role in No Country for Old Men (2007), the award-winning thriller movie.

Brolin has also written and directed a 2010 short film “X“. It was his directorial debut which was premiered in an International Film Festival in New Jersey.

Today he is globally renowned for playing Thanos in the Marvel movies. Reportedly, Brolin is also receiving a Hollywood Walk of Fame along with fellow Marvel actors such as Benedict Cumberbatch.

Personal Life

In 1988, Brolin married the American actress Alice Adair. The couple was blessed with two children, a son Trevor Mansur (born in June 1988), and a daughter Eden Brolin (born in 1994). After six years of marriage, Brolin and Adair got divorced in 1994.

Afterward, Brolin was then engaged to Minnie Driver for a short period of time but they did not get married. After being engaged for six months, they called it off.

In 2004, Josh married another American actress-producer, Diane Lane. However, they also got separated in 2013.

Josh Brolin and Kathryn Boyd
Josh Brolin and Kathryn Boyd

Currently, he is married to the model Kathryn Boyd Brolin. Josh and Kathryn exchanged their wedding vows in 2016 and have two children together.

Interesting Facts about Josh Brolin

  1. Josh Brolin had a bad influence during his teens, and he was even arrested for fighting with the police. He had done drugs and stole the car for buying heroin. Well, the good news is Brolin is sober since 2013.
  2. He took an acting class in high school as there were no other classes he was interested in. As a matter of fact, Brolin once wanted to become a chef.
  3. Josh Brolin’s favorite ice-cream flavor is Chunky monkey and his favorite music band is Pearl Jam.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Kathryn Boyd?

Kathryn Boyd is the third and current wife of Josh Brolin. She is a model and a former assistant who is 20 years younger than Josh.

What are the critically acclaimed movies of Josh Brolin?

Josh has received numerous honors and accolades throughout his career in the film industry. He is notably acclaimed for his role in the movies like No Country for Old Men, The Avengers franchise, and Sicario.

Did Josh try drugs during his teen years?

Yes, Brolin admitted doing drugs such as heroin as a teenager. In fact, he lost many of his friends to drugs.

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