Is Josh Peck Gay? Explore His Weight Loss Journey, Wife, Net Worth

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Josh Peck is a famous American actor, comedian, and author.
Josh Peck with wife Paige O'Brien
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The American actor, comedian, and YouTuber Josh Peck rose to prominence following his role as Josh Nichols in the Nickelodeon sitcom called Drake & Josh. Additionally, Josh also appeared in its two television films in 2006 and 2008.

Josh Peck's wife is Paige O'Brien. The couple also has a child together.

Josh Peck Wiki

The American actor was born Joshua Michael Peck on November 10, 1986, in New York City, U.S. Josh Peck's age is 35 years currently. The actor grew up in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan. Josh was enrolled at P.S. 40 and The Professional Performing Arts School. The actor was raised by a single mother Barbara and his maternal grandmother. Josh's mother is a Peck is a career coach. Josh's ethnicity is Jewish.

The actor suffered from asthma as a child and often stayed indoors watching sitcoms. At the age of eight, Josh decided to become a stand-up comedian. In 1996, at the tender age of just 10, Peck was invited to The Rosie O'Donnell Show. 3 years later, he got an offer to play on Nickelodeon's The Amanda Show which he readily accepted. Peck then moved to LA to pursue his career in acting. In 2000, Josh made his debut in the film Snow Day. 

Who Is Josh Peck Dating?

The actor Josh Peck dated girlfriend Paige O'Brien since 2013. Eventually, 3 years later in March, Peck got down on his knees and proposed to Paige in Paris. The ecstatic girlfriend readily accepted the proposal and even posted the duo's picture where she showed off the engagement ring.

Paige O'Brien is the daughter of the former American football quarterback Kenneth John O'Brien Jr. who played for the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles in the National Football League. Besides, Josh Peck's wife is herself an established woman and works as a Cinematographer and Film-Editor. Moreover, Paige is known also for her role in “Tell Me a Story”, “Let it Go”, and Black Wolf”.

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Josh Peck Wife And Marriage

The actor Josh Peck married his wife Paige O'Brien in June 2017 in a private ceremony in Malibu, California. Among other A-list celebrities, Josh Stamos who co-starred alongside Peck in Grandfathered also was invited to the wedding.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Josh Peck (@shuapeck)

The duo looked absolutely stunning in their wedding attire!

Josh Peck Kids

The comedian has one kid with his wife Paige.  In August 2018, the couple had disclosed that they were expecting their first child. In December of that same year, Paige gave birth to their son, Max Milo Peck. Josh's son Max will be turning 4 this coming December 2022.

Even before Max was born, the couple had shared Paige's baby bump pictures on their social media handles.

Is Actor Josh Peck Gay?

No Josh Peck isn't gay. The actor married his longtime girlfriend in 2016. The couple has been together for nearly 9 years now and even parent a child together. However, Josh's post on March 18., 2019 with Toddy Smith sparked speculations about the actor's sexuality. The picture shows Josh and Toddy sitting together in bed wearing just a dress robe.

Besides, the actor had playfully captioned the picture "Naughty And Nice". However, Josh isn't gay and is happily married to Paige.

Weight Loss Journey

Josh Peck wasn't always as fit and slim as today. Back in his teenage years, Josh Peck used to deal with obesity. The actor mentioned how he'd use humor as a defense mechanism for growing up overweight. In his memoir titled Happy People Are Annoying which was released on March 15, 2022, Peck talks about his internal battle with body image issues. The actor even revealed he'd use alcohol and drugs as a coping mechanism.

At the age of 16, Peck made a resolution to lose weight and started taking a keto-like diet and made a fitness routine. Consequentially, Josh had lost more than 70 pounds in a year-and-a-half. Ever since then, the actor has maintained a healthy lifestyle and has been in good shape.

Net Worth

Josh Peck's net worth is estimated to be around $10M