• English actor, best known for playing Hugh Armitage in Poldark and Sir Cole in The Knight Before Christmas
• Grew up in London with 3 brothers and a sister, developed his acting skills in school plays and at a local theatre
• Started his career in 2014 with the role of Matt in Northern Soul and has since appeared in many films and TV series
• Also an accomplished musician, frontman of indie rock band More Like Trees, with 3 albums and numerous songs
• In a relationship with French healthcare worker Cindy Jourdin, net worth estimated at over $1.5 million
Who is Josh Whitehouse?
Josh Whitehouse is an English actor, probably best known to the world as Hugh Armitage in the TV series “Poldark” (2017-2018), and as Sir Cole in the film “The Knight Before Christmas” (2019), in addition to several other notable roles that he has secured so far in his career.
Josh Whitehouse Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Josh Whitehouse was born on 2 February 1990 under the Aquarius zodiac sign, in Cheshire, England. He is the son of John Whitehouse, a writer, and his wife Penelope Whitehouse, an acclaimed artist, and spent his childhood in London with his three brothers and a sister, playing various sports, including basketball and soccer.
He went to Queen’s Park High School located in Chester, during which he became interested in acting, and joined the drama club. He started honing his acting skills by appearing in plays produced by the school, and also joined the local theatre, which further helped him develop acting skills. He didn’t pursued formal education further, but focused on building his acting portfolio in local theaters.
Josh launched his career in 2014 with the role of Matt in the musical drama film “Northern Soul”, starring Elliot James Langridge, Steve Coogan and Antonia Thomas.
Two years later, he appeared in the short film “Mr. Burberry”, and the same year featured in the action-thriller film “Alleycats”, starring Eleanor Tomlin, Josh Lynch and Sam Keeley. He then secured his first lead role as Frank in the drama film “The Receptionist”, co-starring Douglas Bunn and Teresa Daley.
Rise to Prominence
His career was slowly improving, and in 2017 as Lieutenant Hugh Armitage he joined the main cast of the British historical drama series “Poldark”, based on the novels of the same title by Winston Graham.
He starred in 10 episodes from 2017 to 2018, which increased his popularity thanks to the success of the award-winning series.
In 2017 he appeared in the romantic-comedy film “Modern Life Is Rubbish”, but then in 2019, Josh starred in the award-wining adventure comedy-drama film “The Knight Before Christmas”, next to Vanessa Hudgens and Emmanuelle Chriqui.
Next, Josh starred with Jessica Rothe and Jessie Ennis in the romantic comedy film “Valley Girl” (2020), while recently he appeared in the drama film “1921”, about the establishment and creation of the Communist Party of China, with Xuan Huang, Ni Ni, and Renjun Wang in the lead roles.
Josh is now working on several projects, including the film “The Happy Worker”, in which he will star alongside Thomas Haden Church and Colm Meaney. Moreover, he is set to star in the TV mini-series “Daisy Jones & The Six”, which is now filming and yet to receive its premiere date.
Additionally to his successful career as an actor, Josh is an accomplished musician. He has been publishing music videos on his YouTube channel since 2016 with his debut entitled “Level Up”. Since then, Josh has released such songs as “Flight”, Summers Daze”, “Slinkster”, and “Take Me Anywhere”, among others.
Furthermore, Josh is the frontman of the indie rock band More Like Trees, which was formed in 2011. They have released three albums, including “Roots Shoots & Leaves”, then “Full Circle”, and “Don’t Disturb the Garden”, with some of the most popular songs being “The Night”, “Skies” and “Once” among others.
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single?
When it comes to his personal life, Josh is rather secretive about personal aspirations. However, back in 2017 it became known that Josh started a romance with French healthcare worker Cindy Jourdin. The two have been seen in public since then rather often, enjoying each other’s company.
There were rumors that the two became engaged, however it isn’t true, and the couple is yet to make a step forward.
Moreover, his secretive nature has created some rumors, including him being gay, however, these rumors faded when his romance with Cindy was announced.
As of late 2021, Josh Whitehouse’s net worth has been estimated to be over $1.5 million, earned through his successful career as an actor, during which he has appeared in around 15 film and TV titles, while his accomplishment as a musician also added to his wealth.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
This prominent actor and musician has brown eyes and brown hair. He stands at a height of 6ft 2ins (1.87m), while he weighs approximately 185lbs (84kgs). His vital statistics are currently unknown, though he has a fit figure.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Josh can play the guitar and piano, and is renowned for his raspy voice, which has only contributed to the popularity of the band More Like Trees.
Josh is an avid animal lover, and has a pet dog which he treats as a family member and has taken it on his travels. He has uploaded numerous pictures of him and his dogs onto his official Instagram account.
In recent years, Josh has become interested in video animation – he’s started learning about it, and has been encouraged to pursue it professionally. He’s already made some of his own animated videos, including the video for the song “Take Me Anywhere”.
Josh spends an awfully a lot of time in the gym, working on his perfect figure and maintaining his form.
Josh is an avid traveler and has visited a number of European countries, sharing his adventures with his fans through his Instagram account. In addition to Europe, Josh has traveled across the US, stating that his dearest travel destination is Los Angeles, California.