Josh Richards is a TikTok celebrity and a social influencer best-known for his lip-syncs and dances which helped him stockpile a huge fan following.
As of mid-June 2020, the social celebrity has garnered over 19 million followers. His videos got over 1.1 billion+ likes on his verified TikTok account @joshrichards.
Scroll through, as this wiki-style article ways you into the professional endeavor and personal life.
Josh Richards Wiki, Birthday, Family
Josh Richards turned 18 years old while celebrating his birthday on 31 January 2020. What’s more, the TikTok star was born to Canadian parents whose details were too scarce to dig out from the social media handles.
But talking about his siblings, he has a sister named Olivia Richards and a brother named William Richards. Other than that, details on Josh’s life have eluded the public eyes.
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Josh Richards Height, Social Media Reach
Josh Richards stands at a height of 6 feet (1.8 meters).
Before establishing himself as a Canadian heartthrob, Josh had star quality from an early age. He and his friends, after watching movies, used to enact the roles outside. This point in his early life was where he found the love for acting.
With his TikToks filled with situational humor, comedy dances, and acts, Josh was able to build quite a name for himself in social media. As his fan base was growing in TikTok, his other social media handles saw significant growth in the same way.
As of mid-June 2020, Josh’s self-titled Instagram account had over 5.9 million followers. His Twitter account garnered 946K followers and the YouTube account gained 1.7M subscribers within the first two months of its creation.
Soon after Josh’s success and a handful of followers, he joined Sway House in LA, a mansion bought by TalentX Entertainment. TalentX Entertainment is a TikTok talent management company that provides and supervises all the signed influencers to make it as a professional.
Josh Richards Net Worth
After getting into the Sway House, along with his usual TikTok bits, Josh Richards started pursuing a career as an actor. He starred in the movies The Cardinal Sin, Brother’s Keeper, and played Dillion in Summertime Dropouts (2019).
Besides acting, Josh used his power as an influencer to stand for environmental issues.
With 13 million fans with him, he is playing his position to aware people of climate change and global warming and the small effort they’re doing to make a difference. Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was the event for the same cause where Josh was the special guest.
Though Josh believes and has given away for good causes, he was able to attract a handsome net worth of $3.5 million from brand deals, merchandise, and a few other sources of income.
The Infamous Flashing Incident
In late-April 2020, Josh Richards drew backlash after he flashed his “junk” while doing a challenge on IG Live. At first, he joked that the incident was nothing short of legendary. However, when criticism compounded, the social media sensation offered a lengthy apology. In it, Josh claimed the flashing was an accident.
A month earlier, Josh had garnered attention for his diss track aimed at the Hype House member Bryce Hall. By 30th April 2020, the music video for the song “SOFTISH” accumulated 16 million views.
Is Josh Richards Gay? Girlfriend, Dating
For the starters of the section, No, Josh Richards isn’t gay. Though for fun, he made contents fooling around with his boys in the Sway House.
Though the speculation of him being gay spread like wildfire in the TikTok universe, he turned down the rumor by disclosing he was talking with fellow TikTok star Nessa Barrett in a Q & A posted on 18 January 2020.
While Josh was almost mum regarding his dating status, Nessa was dropping hints on her fans. Fanfiction of Josh and Nessa dating was confirmed, when Nessa tweeted,
“long-distance is probably the hardest thing ever.”
The lovely couple presented themselves as girlfriend and boyfriend through an Instagram post on 26 January 2020. Josh and his love interest Nessa both captioned the pic; mine.
The lovely duo did several YouTube and Tik Tok videos together. Also, April 2020 marked Josh and Nessa’s six months together.
On 18th June 2020, Josh announced his split from Nessa. In a YouTube video titled “We Broke Up,” he claimed their romance ran its course. Josh then added they weren’t ready for a serious relationship.
Despite the separation, Josh insisted he and Nessa would remain friends. Furthermore, the TikTok star shared they were still there for one another.
Last modified: June 20, 2020