Facts of Josh Mostel
|Full Name:||Josh Mostel|
|Birth Date:||December 21, 1946|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Divorce||Peggy Rajski (m. 1983–1998)|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Birth Place||New York City,|
|Education||New Lincoln School, Brandeis University|
|Mother||Kathryn Celia (née Harken)|
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American actor who is widely popular for his performances in movies like Jesus Christ Superstar, Billy Madison, and Big Daddy. Moreover, he has worked on Broadway and numerous film.
Josh Mostel entered on this earth on December 21, 1946, in New York City, New York, the United States of America. As of 2019, his age is 72 years old while his birth sign is Sagittarius. He is the son of Zero Mostel, was a comic actor while his mother, Kathryn Celia (née Harken), was an actress, dancer, and writer.
Josh holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnical background. He grew along with his brother Tobias Mostel, who is a painter, ceramic artist, and professor of art. His brother also a teacher at Florida State University.
Josh attended New Lincoln School located in New York City and completed his schooling and high school from there. After that, he enrolled at Brandeis University located in Waltham, Massachusetts. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in theater arts from there.
Josh Mostel began his professional career at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. In the year 1971, he made Broadway debut with a nonprofit organization, Unlikely Heroes.
After that, he appeared in numerous Broadway plays such as A Texas Trilogy: Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander, Threepenny Opera, A Texas Trilogy: The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia, My Favorite Year, The Flowering Peach and Getting Away with Murder.
He made his film debut in 1971 drama film, Going Home with the role of Mr. Bonelli. After that, he portrayed Frank in another drama film, The King of Marvin Gardens in the following years. However, he came into limelight, after his recurring role of Herod in the historical drama film, Jesus Christ Superstar, alongside Ted Neeley and Yvonne Elliman in 1973.
His other film credits include following movies Billy Madison, City Slickers, Big Daddy, Sophie’s Choice, The Money Pit, Rounders, Radio Days, City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly’s Gold, Wall Street, State of Play, Harry and Tonto, City of Hope and The Basketball Diaries.
What is Josh Mostel Net Worth?
Josh Mostel has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2019. His remarkable performance and a pile of achievements in his career have collected those figures.
His film in 1973, Jesus Christ Superstar, made under the budget of $3.5 million and it had a box office collection of $24.5 million. After that, his movie The Congressman has collected $71,451. Similarly, his films like State of Play, Big Daddy, and Knockaround Guys has collected $37,017,955, $163,479,795 and $11,715,637 box collection amount respectively.
At that time, the median wages provided to an actor is $39.84 per hour whereas the current minimum for Broadway actor salary is $2,034 per week.
Who is Josh Mostel Wife?
Josh Mostel is a happily married man. His wife name is Kim Murdock before married they were in a romantic relationship. After dating several years, their love chemistry into a marriage bonding in 2016. Currently, they are living a happy and luxurious life in each other’s company and coordination.
Previously, Josh Mostel was a married man. His ex-wife name is Peggy Rajski who is an American filmmaker. She is an Academy Award-winning American filmmaker, best known for directing and co-producing the 1994 American short film, Trevor.
The former couple tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony at La Belle Epoque in Manhattan in 1983. Similarly, their wedding was performed by Civil Court Judge Shirley Fingerhood. The couple separated in 1998 through a divorced. The pair did not have a kid despite being in a marriage relationship for more than 16 years surprisingly.