Josie Canseco is an American TV personality and model, who rose to stardom when she was named the Playboy Playmate of the Month in June 2016.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Josie was born Josephine Marie Canseco under the Scorpio zodiac sign on 5 November 1996, in Weston, Florida, and is 26 years old as of 2023. She’s the daughter of the Cuban-American TV personality, author, and retired Major League Baseball (MLB) designated hitter and outfielder Jose Canseco Jr., who played with the Oaklands Athletics, and his second wife, Jessica Canseco, who is a former model, author, and actress probably best known for her appearance in “Hollywood Exes.” Sadly, Josie’s parents’ union was short-lived, ending their three years of togetherness with a divorce in 1999 when Josie was only three years old. Before marrying her mother, Josie’s father was married to Esther Haddad from 1988 to 1992. Eight years after her divorce, Canseco’s mother married the American plastic surgeon Dr. Garth Fisher who was the first medic selected for the ABC TV show “Extreme Makeover.” Sadly, the couple divorced in 2011.
Josie was brought up in a dysfunctional home – although one of the biggest Major League Baseball stars, Canseco’s father often got into trouble with the law. He was severally arrested for weapon possession, domestic violence (against Jessica’s mother), reckless driving, and steroid use, among other offenses. Josie has revealed that she holds no grudge against her father and that she is proud of his career achievements.
The social media sensation spent most of her childhood with her mother, but Canseco hasn’t disclosed anything about her educational background.
Hobbies and Interests
Canseco is an avid traveler and her career has seen her tour various attractive destinations; her favorite travel destination is Europe.
She also loves watching late-night films and TV series starring her favorite actors, who are Robert Downey Jr. and Jennifer Aniston.
She finds music therapeutic as she previously revealed in an interview. She also likes dancing.
The established model is keen on working out to maintain her curvy body. She eats healthily, and has embraced a pescatarian diet, but even seafood in moderation.
— Josie Canseco Brasil (@JosieCansecoBr) August 29, 2021
Josie followed in her mother’s footsteps and began her modeling career when she was a teenager. She posed for several brands such as Kohl’s and Hollister while she was still in high school, then after turning 17, Josie relocated to New York where she signed with Next models. Subsequently, she was featured in “Love Magazine”, and later appeared alongside her mother Jessica in the VH1 reality TV show “Hollywood Exes,” which follows the lives of several ex-wives of renowned American celebrities. The show led to the spin-off “Atlanta Exes,” which aired for one season in 2014. Moreover, Josie appeared in the second season of the reality Web series “SummerBreak,” which chronicles the dramas, dreams, hook-ups and break-ups of LA teenagers as they matriculate from high school, and begin the 2014 summer break – it aired on YouTube, and stars Tehran Von Ghasri, Harlan Goldman and Ray Mancini, among others.
In 2015, Josie was featured alongside Ella Henderson in the music video for the song “Here for You” by Kygo, and was then discovered at the Coachella Music Festival by the Canadian model, Charlotte D’Alessio, and she caught the public’s attention when her photos (shot by Bryant Eslava) went viral. In 2016, Josie appeared alongside her mom in two episodes of the reality TV series “The Mother/ Daughter Experiment: Celebrity Edition”, and in the same year, she auditioned for the swimsuit edition of “Sports Illustrated” magazine, and also posed for “Playboy” magazine. She rose to stardom when named the Playboy Playmate of the Month for her stunning and bold figure and her semi-nude photo, which was shot by the photographer Henrik Purienne in 2016.
Josie Canseco at the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 'PINK' segment.#vsfashionshow
2017 saw Josie appear alongside Taylor Hill’s sister, Mackinley Hill, and Hailey Baldwin in the annual promotional event, Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and moreover, appeared in the campaigns for Victoria’s Secret’s brand, PINK. Conseco has since been featured in several leading fashion magazines, including “Teen Vogue,” “ELLE-Love Serbia Journal,” “Urban Outfitters,” and “Aeropostale,” and posed for the brand Sherri Hill, which sells designer dresses.
Josie has a massive following on social media – she goes by the username @josiecanseco on Instagram, and has over 1.2 million followers, having populated her account with modeling photos in bikinis and other alluring outfits. She joined Twitter in April 2009 and is currently followed by almost 100,000 fans under the handle @JosieCanseco.
Josie has dated several famous personalities – it’s rumored that she was in a brief relationship with the famed American rapper and singer Tyga, shortly after he broke up from the socialite, media personality, and businesswoman Kylie Jenner in early 2017. From 2017 to 2019, Canseco was in a romantic relationship with the American hip-hop artist Mike Stud, who is known for his songs “These days” and “Brightside”, and the albums “Closer” and “Relief.” After parting from Stud, Josie briefly dated the American TV personality, DJ, and model, Brody Jenner, the brother of Kylie. The duo was seemingly much in love and was often seen vacationing in many exotic destinations together – they took a trip to Montana. Sadly, their relationship was short-lived and they parted ways after two months of dating.
Canseco was also in a romantic relationship with the American social media personality, professional wrestler, and actor Logan Paul. He has over 23.5 million subscribers on his self-titled YouTube channel, and is ranked as one of the highest-paid YouTubers by Forbes. He’s currently signed with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). The two sparked a dating rumor when they were spotted holding hands while on a walk at the Rose Bowl Flea Area, in Pasadena, California. Paul confirmed that they were lovers in a video chat with Entertainment Tonight’s correspondent, Katie Krause in May 2020, but sadly their relationship didn’t stand the test of time. Paul is currently dating the Danish model, Nina Agdal.
In June 2021, Josie was rumored to be in a relationship with the American social media personality Bryce Hall, who has a massive following on TikTok and YouTube. However, the duo hasn’t addressed that rumor.
Josie hasn’t revealed who she is dating as of 2023, if anyone; she’s unmarried and without children, and currently living in California. She follows the Christianity religion.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Canseco is of Caucasian ethnicity, and has a pair of brown eyes, and long blonde hair. She is 5ft
7ins (1.70m) tall and weighs about 130lbs (59kgs), with vital statistics of 34-26-35; she wears shoe size 8(US).
Canseco’s established modeling career has seen her make a name for herself and earn a good sum. She also earns from TV appearances, ambassadorial work, and other creative projects. She’s reputedly worth approximately $2 million as of 2023, and is seemingly leading a lavish lifestyle.