Who is Josh Segarra?

Josh Segarra was born in Longwood, Florida USA, on 3 June 1986 – his zodiac sign is Gemini, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor with close to 40 credits to his name, perhaps known best for his portrayal of Adrian Chase in the critically acclaimed action crime adventure series “Arrow”. Created by Greg Berlanti and Marc Guggenheim, it starred Stephen Amell and Katie Cassidy, and follows the billionaire Oliver Queen, whose yacht was lost at sea five years earlier, and who has now returned as a hooded vigilante, wanting to rid his city of bad people with the help of his bow. The series aired from 2012 to 2020, and won 22 of the 109 awards for which it was nominated.

Early life and education

Josh was raised in Longwood by his parents Enrique and Damaris, about whom nothing’s known, as he respects their privacy. He hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, and is thus believed to be an only child.

Josh grew up in a religious household, and was taught to sing at a Pentecostal church, however, his dream was to become a professional wrestler. He took on the sport while attending a local high school, but after he began appearing in school plays, he fell in love with acting. He matriculated in 2004, and the following year saw him launch his acting career, with his portrayal of Miles in the action adventure horror movie “Vampire Bats”.

Josh then re-focused on his education, as he enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2007.

Roles in movies

By the end of the 2010s, Josh had appeared in a couple of movies, such as the 2008 crime thriller drama “The Narrows”, the horror “Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet”, and the crime drama “The Ministers”, both in 2009.

He gained recognition in 2011, with his portrayal of Mark Ferris in the musical drama “The Music Never Stopped”. It was directed by Jim Kohlberg, starred Lou Taylor Pucci, J. K. Simmons and Julia Ormond, and follows the relationship between a father and his son, who’s suffering from a brain tumor; the film was nominated for two awards.

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Some of Josh’s following roles were in the 2012 comedy “Bronx Warrants”, the 2014 comedy “Are You Joking?”, and the 2015 romantic comedy drama “Trainwreck”.

In 2018, we saw him portray Jason in the popular romantic comedy “Overboard”, written and directed by Rob Greenberg, and which starred Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris and Eva Longoria. It follows a rich man who has been thrown overboard from his yacht, and has lost his memory, while his employee has now convinced him that he’s her husband; the film won three of the 13 awards for which it was nominated.

Three of Josh’s most recent movie roles have been in 2020, in the sports comedy “First One In”, the family musical comedy “Christmas on the Square”, and the comedy “Night School”.

Roles in TV series

Josh made his debut TV series appearance in 2009, when he starred as Hector Ruiz in 52 episodes of the family comedy “The Electric Company”, which also starred Jennie Barber and Dominic Colon, and follows a group of children who call themselves The Electric Company, and are capable of creating and rearranging words. The series aired until 2011, and won 10 of the 23 awards for which it was nominated.

The following years saw Josh make a guest appearance in an episode or two of various series, such as the mystery crime drama “Homeland”, the comedy “Drama Queenz”, and the crime horror “The Following”.

Josh Segarra

In 2014, we saw him star as Billy, in the romantic family comedy “Sirens”, and in 2016, Josh appeared in the action crime drama “Chicago P. D.” In 2020, he was cast to play the supporting character Damien Sanchez in the popular adventure comedy drama “AJ and the Queen”, created by Michael Patrick King and RuPaul, and which starred RuPaul, Izzy G. and Michael-Leon Wooley. It follows the drag queen Ruby Red, as she’s travelling around the US with her sidekick AJ.

Three of Josh’s most recent roles in TV series have been in two episodes of the musical comedy drama “Katy Keene” in 2020, five episodes of the action crime drama “FBI” in 2021, and 12 episodes of the comedy “The Moodys”, also in 2021.

He’s currently recording for the upcoming animated action adventure comedy “She-Hulk”.

Other credits

Josh has sung songs in five movies and TV series, including in the series “The Electric Company”, and the movies “Overboard” and “Christmas on the Square”.

In 2010, he voiced Abraham Reyes in the video game “Red Dead Redemption”, and in 2013, he voiced The Local Population in the game “Grand Theft Auto V”.

He has made a guest appearance in a couple of talk-shows, such as “Show People with Paul Wontorek”, “Theater Talk” and “The Other Show”.

Awards and nominations

In 2017, Josh was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Villain, for his performance in the series “Arrow”.

Wife and children

Josh exchanged vows with the non-celebrity American Brace Rice on 17 October 2014, in a private ceremony attended by only a couple of their closest friends and family members. Brace prefers to stay away from the media’s attention, and thus not a lot is known about her.

On 30 September 2016, Brace gave birth to their son, and on 8 January 2020 to their second son. Josh and Brace prefer to keep their children away from the media’s attention, however, Josh has still uploaded a couple of pictures featuring the family together, onto his Instagram account.

He hasn’t spoken of any other women whom he has perhaps been with, so as of August 2021, he’s married to Brace Rice, and they have two sons together.

Hobbies and other interests

Josh is physically highly active, and has five to six training sessions at the gym each week, thus his muscular body. He’s also following a very strict diet, and allows himself just one cheat meal per week.

Josh is passionate about travelling, and his acting career has taken him to various US states, as well as to a couple of European countries, including France and England; his dream travel destination is Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

He’s a huge dog-lover, and has two pet dogs.

Josh’s favorite season is summer, as he enjoys swimming in the ocean, sun tanning at the beach, and drinking cocktails.

He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Bruce Willis, Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Watson, while a couple of his favorite movies are “Pulp Fiction”, “The Joker” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”.

Age, height and net worth

Josh’s age is 35. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 11ins (1.8m) and he weighs around 170lbs (77kgs).

As of August 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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