Josh Radnor

Josh Radnor Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 20, 2023

Date of Birth

29th / July / 1974





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’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 Roles Year
Welcome to New York Doug 2000
Off Centre Mike Platt 2001
Law & Order Robert Kitson 2002
The Court Dylan Hirsch 2002
ER Keith 2003
Six Feet Under Will Jaffe 2003
Miss Match Andrew Gilbert 2003
Judging Amy Justin Barr 2005
How I Met Your Mother Ted Mosby 2005–14
Family Guy Ted Mosby (voice) 2007, 2009
Malviviendo Himself/cameo 2013
Mercy Street Dr. Jedediah Foster 2016–17
Rise Lou Mazzuchelli 2018
Grey’s Anatomy John 2018
Hunters Lonny Flash 2020–23
Centaurworld Durpleton (voice) 2021
Fleishman Is in Trouble Adam 2022

Music videos

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


Title Roles Location Year
The Graduate Benjamin Braddock Plymouth Theatre 2002
The Paris Letter Sam Arlen / Young Sandy Kirk Douglas Theater 2004
She Loves Me Georg Nowack Roundabout Theatre Company 2011
Disgraced Isaac Lyceum Theatre 2014–2015
The Babylon Line Aaron Port Lincoln Center 2016
Little Shop of Horrors Seymour Krelborn Kennedy Center 2018

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
Spous N/A
Weight 75 kg
Zodiac Sign Leo


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