Josh Gad Net Worth: Career & Charity

The American actor, writer, and producer Josh Gad best known for his role as Voice-over of Olaf in the animated movie Frozen, has an amazing net worth of $15 million.

Perhaps he is most famous for his role as Voice-over of Olaf in the animated movie Frozen and has won a couple of Annie awards for it.

In addition, he also appeared in several hit movies and television careers besides the animated movie Frozen.

Josh Gad
Josh Gad

Moreover, Josh has received few major award nominations for the Best Actor in a Musical from Tony Awards.

The talented actor Josh Gad has played in the famous American Sitcom of FX production, The Comedians.

Nevertheless, Gad began his career with the movie called Mary and Joe in 2002.

Apart from voice-over as The Olaf in the Animated movie Frozen, Josh has also done voice-over in Ice Age; Continental Drift (2012) and The Angry Birds movie 1 (2016) and 2 (2019).

Nevertheless, he has been featured in several other hit films, including Wish I Was Here (2014), She Wants Me (2012), Love & Other Drugs (2010)

Furthermore, he has starred in several hit Television series, for instance, Home Movie: The Princess Bride, Avenue 5, Talking Dead, Central Park, and many more.

Quick Facts

Let’s check out some quick facts about an American actor, writer, and producer Josh Gad.

Born Name Joshua Ilan Gad
Celebrated Name Josh Gad
Nickname Gad
Date of Birth February 23, 1981
Age  43  years old
Country of Origin United States of America
Birth Place/City Hollywood, Florida, United States
Religion Jewish
Profession Actor, Writer, Producer, Philanthropist
Years Active 2002 to present
Net Worth $ 15 million
High School  University School of Nova Southeastern University and Drama School
Alma Mater Carnegie Mellon University (Bachelors in Fine Arts)
Gender Male
Height 5 ft. 7 inches (1.70 m)
Weight 94 kgs (206 lbs)
Body Measurement N/A
Body Type/Build Pear
Chest Size 43 inches (84 cm)
Biceps Size  15 inches (47 cm)
Waist Size 35 inches (89 cm)
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Favorite Actor
Luke Evans
Favorite Actress
Idina Menzel
Favorite TV shos
Monsters vs. Aliens, The Comedians, 1600 Penn
Distinctive Feature (s)
 Curvaceous figure and eyebrows
Favorite Color
Black and Blue
Hair color Dar Brown
Eye color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Race/Ethnicity White (Jew)
Current Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Father’s Name Sam Gad
Mother’s Name Susan Gad
Siblings 4 (2 older brothers, 1 stepsister, and 1 stepbrother)
Relatives N/A
Marital Status Married
Ida Darvish (m. 2008 to present)
Past Relationship N/A
Children 2 daughters (Ava Gad, Isabella Gad)
Ex-boyfriend (s) N/A
Hobbies Modeling, Acting, Playing, Reading Books
Awards and Achievements
  • 12 wins
  • 6 nominations
Most Notable Work Voice-over of Olaf in Frozen movie
Social Media InstagramTwitter, Facebook
Last Update April, 2024

Net Worth & Income

As of this 2024, American actor Josh Gad has an estimated net worth of $15 million.

This immense sum of Josh Gad’s wealth is earned primarily from his acting career in movies and TV series.

Further, he managed to earn more than $8 million from his role as Voice-over of Olaf in the animated movie Frozen series.

As a matter of fact, Josh was listed one of the highest-paid voice-over actors by several websites.

Moreover, he has featured in the Animated movie Frozen sequel as Olaf.

Not to mention, Jordana earned around $4 million from his voiceover role as Chuck in The Angry Birds movies.

The American actor Gad made millions of dollars from video games, for instance, Frozen Olaf’s Quest, Disney Infinity 3.0, and Kingdom Hearts III.

Meanwhile, he has earned sumptuous money from decades of hard work and dedication.

Apart from his movie career, he has enhanced his net worth from Web Television series such as Woke Up Dead, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show, Reunited Apart.

Besides, Josh Gad also has lucrative endorsement deals and sponsorships contributing to a net worth of $15 million.

Gad makes around half a million from his productive endorsement deals with numerous firms and companies, according to different online sources.

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Net Worth of Josh Gad in Different Currencies

Let’s check out the American actor, writer, and producer Josh Gad’s net worth in numerous currencies, including BitCoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 12,823,802
Pound Sterling £ 11,009,177
Australian Dollar A$ 21,023,130
Canadian Dollar C$ 19,223,925
Indian Rupee ₹ 1,114,525,500
BitCoin ฿ 306

Josh Gad: Lifestyle & Vacations


Josh Gad was born by the name Joshua Ilan Gad in the United States of America in Florida State’s Hollywood.

Further, He was born to a real estate agent Susan Gad and Sam Gad on February 23, 1981

Sadly, his father, Sam Gad, left his family when he was 5 years old and was raised by his mother and stepdad, who was an Investment advisor.

Besides, Josh Gad was raised along with his two older brothers, a stepsister and a stepbrother.

Meanwhile, he was brought up in Jewish culture as Josh’s mother was of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.

In addition, the Hollywood star Josh got his undergrad degree in Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts major in Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2003.

This may come as a surprise, and Gad is the National Forensics League (NFL) National Tournament Champion while studying at the University School of Nova Southeastern University.

Josh Gad is a father of two daughters Ava Gad, Isabella Gad, whom she had with her wife, and the gorgeous actress Ida Darvish.

Diet and Workouts

Coming on to the diet, Josh Gad is an early riser and wakes up at 6 every morning.

After waking up, he sits for meditation before going to the gym, spending about 1 hour to 2 hours.

Josh Gad’s daily workout routine includes 20 minutes of running on treadmill and 20 minutes of walk outdoor.

In 2013, the talented actor Josh Gad lost about 30 pounds just in a matter of months.

Josh Gad working out
Josh Gad working out

In fact, his diet mainly contains grapefruit, Avacado, and few egg whites for breakfast.

Additionally, he is non-vegan and treats himself with juicy steaks, sausage every once in a while.

Then for lunch, Gad treats himself with Turkey, Salad, and a protein shake with almonds.

Finally, after few hours, he has a milkshake before having chicken breast, boiled vegetables like broccoli, spinach, and bean as dinner.

Not to mention that Josh is an astute spender who knows the value of money and spends it wisely.

Likewise, the American actor Josh Gad loves his leisure time reading books, watching television, and even writing a blog.


An American actor Josh Gad is a funny, fun-loving person and enjoys traveling and creating a precious moment with his family.

Gad spending holidays with his wife and kids
Gad is spending holidays with his wife and kids.

Further, Josh Gad enjoys often visits Hollywood Disneyland reason being his kids love going over there.

In addition, he has made trips to Disneyland numerous times with his friends and colleagues to spend Holiday Season in 2011.

Prior to getting married, Josh and his wife Ida Darvish traveled to Europe whilst the couple had free time from their work.

Josh Gad’s Houses & Cars


With a fortune of $15 million, An American actor Josh Gad has bought a luxury mansion in Los Angeles, California.

Further, he currently lives in this glorious resident with his wife Ida Darvish and their two children.

Nevertheless, he bought this stunning L.A. abode for an estimated price of $1.3 million in 2010.

In addition, this luxury mansion has five bedrooms and five baths, including powder rooms. Moreover, his house is three-storeyed.

Subsequently, the surroundings of this luxury house have a playing space for his children, an opulent backyard with a pool, and have a fireplace inside.

Not to mention that The Frozen movie star Josh Gad has built a huge statue of his animated movie character Olaf inside his residence.


As mention earlier, even with a net worth of $15 million, Josh Gad spends his fortune wisely.

Thereby, the multi-talented actor Josh Gad is not fancy buying cars and collecting them.

However, Gad owns a couple of luxury cars. Let’s get going

Range Rover

First of all, The American actor Josh Gad owns celebrities’ favorite SUV automobiles, Range Rovers.

Further, he owns a Range Rover Vogue model with an estimated starting price of $80,000 and may go up to $118,000.

Meanwhile, this SUV is equipped with a 5.0-liter V8 Supercharged Petrol engine generating 396 horsepower.

In addition, it has a top speed of 210 kmph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (0 to 100 kmph) in 8 seconds.

Ford Eco Sports

Josh Gad purchased yet another SUV, Ford Eco Sports.

It is one of the economical automobiles with a starting price of $20,000 and rises to $26,000.

In fact, it is boasted with a V8 engine with a horsepower of 99.23 hp and 375 Newton torque per minute.

Besides, this Ford car accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph (0 to 60 mph) in 12 seconds while gaining a peak speed of 180 kmph.

Josh Gad: Watches & Movies


Comin on to watch, an American actor Josh Gad has a Casio timepiece, and it is Casio Databank DB36 1AV model.

Not to mention, the price of this elegant timepiece is just around $220 US dollars.

Movies & TV series

The famous actor Josh Gad has played in numerous hit movies as well as few television series shows.

Furthermore, the most notable work being for Josh Gad’s role as Voice-over of Olaf in the animated movie Frozen and as Chuck in The Angry Bird movie sequels.

According to IMDB, Brewster has 78 credits in total, including 45 credits as an actor, 9 as a producer, 21 credits as in archive footage, and 8 credits for a writer.

To conclude, an American actor Josh Gad is working on a few movies and projects, including the American TV series New Girl, ER, Bored to Death.

Total Box Office Collection of an American actor, writer, producer Josh Gad

As An Actress Number of Movies Worldwide Box Office Domestic Box Office International Box Office
Leading 8 $2,079,899,110 $671,987,205 $1,407,911,905
Supporting 7 $1,131,138,606 $253,465,873 $877,672,733
Lead Ensemble Member 8 $3,363,663,754 $1,203,794,905 $2,159,868,849

Media, Investment & Endorsement


The American actor Josh Gad is no stranger to the media industry

Further, Gad has been featured in numerous magazine covers, for instance, Tele, Backstage being the prominent ones.

Backstage Magazine cover featuring Josh Gad
Backstage Magazine cover featuring Josh Gad

In addition, he has made a guest appearance on famous American Talk shows on several occasions.

Meanwhile, the talented actor Josh Gad has been announced as the host of the American late-night show and satire TV show called The Daily Show.


The Hollywood star Josh gad is astute and wise with money and has used his fortune to invest in several firms and companies.

Not to mention, like every multi-millionaire Josh also has invested in the stock markets of several big-name companies.

Gad owns 1 to 2 million money in numerous companies’ shares and stocks, according to several online sources.

Besides, he has also invested in few Hollywood movies as a producer, including his hit animated movie Frozen and comedy series Central Park.

As of this writing, Josh Gad has made millions of dollars invested to further grow up his net worth.


The American actor Josh Gad has made few endorsements deals and featured in commercials for few companies.

Furthermore, Gad has been endorsed by the American daily middle-market newspaper called USA Today.

In addition, he has appeared in the commercial for this company, and reportedly Josh was paid $240,000 for this advertisement campaign.

Not to mention, Hollywood star Josh inked an endorsement deal with few apparel lines.

He penned an endorsement deal with the television network Home Box Office (HBO), according to several online sources.

Subsequently, Josh has an endorsement deal with TV network Good Morning America and has started a show called Storytime with Josh Gad.

To sum up, the astute actor Josh Gad has estimated earnings of half a million from these lucrative endorsement deals with different companies.

Book Publications

Even Though Josh Gad is a voracious book reader and into books, Gad has not authored nor published any book as of this writing.

However, Gad has started a book reading show called Story Time with Josh Gad, where he reads different books to viewers.

Gad reading a book during Storytime with Josh Gad show
Gad reading a book during Story Time with Josh Gad show

Not to add that this program was commenced in 2020 during the time of the global pandemic with the intention of helping people avoid mental health issues.

Josh Gad: Career

Early Career

Josh Gad began his career as an actor in the movie Mary and Joe in 2002.

Later, In 2005, he appeared in TV series as a guest in NBC’s medical drama ER.

Besides, Gad then developed as an actor from Fox’s sitcom Back to You in 2007.

Soon after, the talented actor’s performance was so recognized by the director Peter Cattaneo and cast him in the heist movie 21 in 2008.

Nevertheless, he earned himself the role of Matt in the American horror web series entitled Wake Up Dead.

As the show went on, he started to develop himself as one of the prominent actors.

Rise to Stardom

In 2011 the talented actor went to play in theatre as the role of Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon.

Not to mention, he was also amongst the producer for the Broadway musical show.

Furthermore, he was signed to play a lead actor role in the 2012’s comedy film. She Wants Me.

Following his performance in She Wants Me, he auditioned for the voice role of Olaf in the Animated movie Frozen.

Gad alongside his Frozen character Olaf
Gad, alongside his Frozen character Olaf

Nonetheless, this audition turned out to be one of the major breakthroughs in the career of American actor Josh Gad.

On top of that, Gad went on to play the voice-over role of Olaf in the Frozen movie sequels as well including Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (2017), Frozen II (2019), and Once Upon a Snowman (2020)

As a matter of fact, he was cast for several other voice roles after his impressive performance as Olaf.

Additionally, he did a voice-over of Chuck in The Angry Birds Movie, Louis in Ice Age: Continental Drift, Wendell in Phineas, and Ferb.

Furthermore, the American actor Josh Gad was featured in several movies in the year 2015, such as Pixels, The Wedding Ringer, and Frozen Fever.

The 2020s

Surprisingly, the famous actor Josh Gad came back to the Television series after a successful movie career in the past few years.

Furthermore, he starred as Herman Judd, a billionaire owner of Avenue 5, in 2020

Meanwhile, the American actor appeared in the Apple TV+ series called Central Park, in which he was also a producer.

Similarly, he also commenced a YouTube series called Reunited Apart

Josh Gad and his show Reunited Apart
Josh Gad and his show Reunited Apart

To sum up, the American actor, producer Josh Gad is working on the television series Avenue 5 along with shooting for his several upcoming movies.

Major Awards and Accomplishment

  • Two Times Annie Award winner for Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting (2014 & 2020)
  • 3 Behind the Voice Actors Awards winner
  • Winner of 2012 Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award winner
  • Favorite Male Voice from an Animated Movie from Kids’ Choice Awards, USA
  • 2021 Kidscreen Awards winner in the category of Best Animated Series
  • Teen Choice Award nominee for Scene Stealer category Beauty and the Beast in 2017
  • Best Ensemble award by ShoWest Convention, the USA in 2008
  • 2020 Blimp Award by Kids’ Choice Awards, USA

Charity Works of Josh Gad

Josh Gad is a kind, compassionate guy and is a kind of person who believes in humanity and helping others.

As a result, Gad has been giving back to society in every way possible way in the time of their need.

Further, the American actor indulged in numerous charitable organizations and humanitarian causes.

As a matter of fact, he has been with the Entertainment Industry foundation since the beginning of Josh Gad’s career.

Not to mention, this foundation aids individuals with basic necessities such as food, items of clothing, and shelter.

Moving on, he has donated around $200,000 to the cancer research foundation known as Stand Up Cancer.

Similarly, the Hollywood actor Josh Gad is a constant participant in the Farrah Fawcett Foundation events.

In addition, it is a charity organization that aids the individual suffering from the Herpes Papilloma Virus related cancer research and awareness to avoid such diseases.

Subsequently, the American actor supports the Say No To Racism and Black Lives Matter organization, aiming to bring racial equality amongst people of different races and colors.

Josh Gad has been busy even during the time of lockdown in 2020 as a consequence of the due to global pandemic COVID-19.

Additionally, Gad has helped several other foundations such as Dig Deep, Project Hope, and No Kid Hungry.

To sum up, Gad started a storytime with Gad and contributed $250,000 to numerous charitable foundations aiming to help Covid victims.

Some Interesting facts about Josh Gad

Most people recognized Josh Gad for his voice-over role as Olaf in Frozen; however, he has performed voice-over form few other hit animated movies, including The Angry Birds Movie, Bob’s Burgers, Phineas, and Ferb.

This may come as a surprise that the famous actor Gad is a producer of a few Tv series and theatre including Avenue 5, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and The Book of Mormon.

The Hollywood star Josh Gad had to work really hard during the beginning phase of his acting career and almost left acting to join the law school.

FAQs about Josh Gad

What is the net worth of Josh Gad?

Josh Gad, an American actor, writer, and producer best known for his role as the voice of character Olaf in the animated film Frozen, has a net worth of $15 million.

Is Josh Gad married?

The American actor Josh Gad is happily married to an actress  Ida Darvish, and the couple has two daughters Ava Gad and Isabell Gad.

What is Josh Gad famous for?

The Hollywood star Gad is most probably famous for his sense of humor and one of the best voiceover actors who has featured in hit animated movies like The Angry Bird, Ice Age, Continental Drift, and especially for the role of Olaf in Frozen.


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