Facts and Trivia

Date of Birth
12 October, 1992

Place of Birth
Union, Kentucky, USA

Birth Name
Joshua Ryan Hutcherson


5’7″ (1.70 m)

Mother, Michelle, who originally worked as an emergency response trainer for Delta Airlines, quit the job to homeschool Josh and manage his career.
Father, Chris, is a management analyst for the U.S. Environment Protection Agency in Clifton.

Younger brother, Connor (born May 2, 1996)

He has a dog (a boxer) named Diesel, a dog named Baxter, and 2 cats, Jell-O and Paws, and some fish.

> Josh was home schooled and loved Algebra, but was not very fond of reading.

> Josh’s favorite superhero is Batman.

> Josh has stated that he enjoys cars, competing in triathlons, bowling, and soccer.

> Josh used to have blanket called “Yellow Blankie,” which he carried around with him everywhere.

> Some of Josh’s favorite brands of clothing are Modern Amusement and Ed Hardy.

> Josh has acknowledged that he feels he is a very bad singer.

> Josh, who is an avid sports fan, loves the Cincinnati Bengals and credits Rudi Johnson as his favorite player.

> Josh has likened his relationship with his younger brother Connor to the one between Walter and Danny in his film Zathura. Just like his character in that movie, Josh says he and Connor fight all the time, but they are also very close.

> Josh has indicated that he hates traveling long distances by airplane or car.

> Josh has said that if he weren’t an actor, he would love to be a football player.

> Josh broke his elbow at 6 or 7 years old, while he was on some monkey bars. That’s the same summer that he learned how to swim, and he did it with the cast on.

> Josh has admitted to having a crush on Angelina Jolie, as well as Jamie Lynn Spears.

> Josh has indicated that he would love to work with actor Jake Gyllenhaal someday. Josh has said that he admires how Jake chooses to participate in movies that hold personal significance, not necessarily the “blockbuster” types. That is the kind of career that Josh himself wants to have–selecting good movies and being passionate about every character he plays.

> Josh says singer JoJo got him interested in hip-hop music.

> One of Josh’s favorite Christmas gifts ever was Guitar Hero, which he got for Christmas of 2006.

> According to his official website Josh said that his eyes are brown with a little bit of shade of blue in them.

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