Josh Radnor

Josh Radnor Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | February 29, 2024

Date of Birth

29th / July / 1974


50 Years



Joshua Michael Radnor, widely recognized as “Josh” Radnor, is a versatile American artist who has made significant contributions as an actor, writer, and director. He gained immense popularity for his portrayal of Ted Mosby in the acclaimed CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother,” a role that earned him acclaim and recognition.

Josh Radnor Biography Age, Career, Height, Education, and Net Worth

Josh Radnor grew up alongside two siblings, namely his sisters Joanna Radnor Vilensky and Melanie Radnor. Currently, he is in the process of producing his second film titled “Liberal Arts,” once again taking on the roles of writer and director.

Early Age and Education

His upbringing was rooted in Conservative Judaism, with his parents instilling these values in him and his sisters. Radnor’s educational journey began at Bexley High School, followed by his enrollment at Keyton College. During his time at the college, he earned recognition for his theater performances, notably receiving the “Paul Newman Award.”Before attending Keyton College, he attended the Orthodox Jewish day school Columbus Torah Academy. Following his high school years, he pursued higher education at Kenyon College. During one semester in the spring of 1995, he further honed his theatrical skills at the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut. Radnor’s academic journey culminated in his graduation from Kenyon College in 1996, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama.


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Josh Radnor Father Pic

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Josh Radnor Girlfriend Pic

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Josh Radnor Girlfriend Pic

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Josh Radnor Childhood Pic


Josh Radnor’s journey through the world of entertainment has been a series of intriguing twists and turns, reflecting his versatility and commitment to the craft. His career began in 2000 when he landed the role of ‘Doug’ in the TV series ‘Welcome to New York.’ However, before the first episode aired, the part was recast with Eddie Kaye Thomas. In 2002, Radnor made his Broadway debut, stepping into the stage version of ‘The Graduate,’ opposite acclaimed actresses Kathleen Turner and Alicia Silverstone. Despite not achieving substantial success on the screen, Radnor refused to remain idle and turned his focus towards theater. Notably, in 2004, he starred in ‘The Paris Letter’ alongside his future ‘How I Met Your Mother’ co-star Neil Patrick Harris, laying the foundation for a beloved on-screen partnership.

The pivotal moment in Radnor’s career arrived when he secured the role of ‘Ted Mosby’ in the sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother’ (2005-2014), which would become his most iconic role to date. This series intricately woven the lives of five companions from New York, exploring themes of love and friendship amidst the chaos of their bustling lives. While Neil Patrick Harris received acclaim for his portrayal of ‘Barney Stinson,’ Radnor garnered praise for his nuanced expressions and emotional depth.



Title Roles Year
Not Another Teen Movie Tour Guide 2001
The Negotiating Table WGA Negotiator 2008
Happythankyoumoreplease Sam Wexler 2010
Liberal Arts Jesse Fisher 2012
Afternoon Delight Jeff Boyardee 2013
The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden John Garth (voice) 2013
The Seeker Father 2016
Social Animals Paul 2018
Three Birthdays † TBA
All Happy Families † TBA


Title Year
Welcome to New York 2000
The Court 2002
Six Feet Under 2003
Rise 2018
Off Centre 2001
Miss Match 2003
Mercy Street 2016–17
Malviviendo 2013
Law & Order 2002
Judging Amy 2005
Hunters 2020–23
How I Met Your Mother 2005–14
Grey’s Anatomy 2018
Fleishman Is in Trouble 2022
Family Guy 2007, 2009
ER 2003
Centaurworld 2021

Music videos

Title Artist Year
“Let Me Be Your Girl” Rachael Yamagata 2016
“Be Like the Being” Radnor and Lee 2017
“Afternoon” Cinders 2021


2014–2015 Disgraced Isaac
2018 Little Shop of Horrors Seymour Krelborn
2016 The Babylon Line Aaron Port
2011 She Loves Me Georg Nowack
2004 The Paris Letter Sam Arlen / Young Sandy
2002 The Graduate Benjamin Braddock

Awards and nominations

Work Award Result Year
Happythankyoumoreplease Sundance Film Festival Audience Award Won 2010
Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Award Nominated


  • Radnor and Lee
  • Radnor and Lee (2017, Gold Village Entertainment)
  • Golden State (2020, Flower Moon Records)


One More Then I’ll Let You Go (2021, Flower Moon Records)

Additional appearances

Paty Cantú & Josh Radnor – “Mirame” (2020, Universal Music Mexico)

Net Worth

Josh Radnor has accumulated an estimated net worth of $20 million, reflecting his successful career in the entertainment industry. The primary source of his wealth is attributed to his prominent role in the television series “How I Met Your Mother,” in which he appeared for seven seasons.

Net Worth in 2023 $35 Million
Net Worth in 2022 $32 Million
Net Worth in 2021 $29 Million
Net Worth in 2020 $26 Million
Net Worth in 2019 $24 Million
Net Worth in 2018 $22 Million

Personal life

Josh Radnor’s romantic life has seen its share of ups and downs over the years. In 2008, he was in a relationship with Lindsay Price, although it proved to be short-lived as they parted ways in 2009. Since then, the actor has remained single and unmarried.

Physical Appearance

Josh Radnor stands tall at 6 feet and maintains a healthy weight of approximately 75 kilograms. His striking features include black hair and expressive brown eyes. Radnor takes great pride in his appearance and places a strong emphasis on fitness, making dedicated efforts to ensure his overall health and well-being.

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Body Measurements N/A
Birth Place Columbus, Ohio, United States
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Height In CM 183 cm CM
Height In Meter 1.83 m M
Nationality American
Parents Father: Alan Radnor (a medical malpractice lawyer) Mother: Carol Radnor (a high school guidance counselor)
Profession Actor
Siblings Sisters: Melanie Radnor, Joanna Radnor Vilensky Brothers: N/A
Spous N/A
Weight 75 kg
Zodiac Sign Leo


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