Josh McDermitt is an American actor and comedian. He has made several appearances in movies as well as on television. The most notable performance of his came when he portrayed the role of Eugene Porter. He played this role in the American post-apocalyptic horror television series ‘The Walking Dead.’ Moreover, he is also famous as one of the American reality television competition contestants show ‘Last Comic Standing.’ Please stick with us to know more about the actor and his life.


Who is Josh McDermitt? Brother

Josh McDermitt’s full name is Joshua Matthew Michael McDermitt. He was born on 4 June 1978 in Phoenix, Arizona, the United States of America. Unfortunately, he has not shared much information about the identity details of his parents at the moment. Likewise, the identity of his siblings is also a mystery. But we do know that he grew up alongside three siblings. Besides this, he is currently 43 years old with the zodiac sign of Gemini.

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Josh McDermitt holds an American nationality, and he belongs to the white ethnicity. He descends from Dutch ancestry through his parents’ side. Furthermore, he is a Christian and practices Christianity as his religion.

Quick Info 
Full NameJoshua Matthew Michael McDermitt
Date of Birth4 June 1978
Place of BirthPhoenix, Arizona, United States of America
Age43 years old
Zodiac SignGemini
OccupationActor, Comedian
SiblingsFive Siblings
Height6 feet 1 inch
Body FigureAverage
Eyes ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown
EducationGreenway High School
Grand Canyon University
Net Worth$3 million (estimated)


Physical Stats, Height

Josh McDermitt stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85m/185cm) tall, and he weighs around 78kg (171lbs). Besides this, he has not shared his exact body measurements with the public. However, judging from his looks, we can tell that he has an average body figure. In addition to this, he has a pair of blue eyes color with brown hair color.


Josh McDermitt studied at the Greenway High School. He completed his high schooling at the educational institution. For further studies, he studied at Grand Canyon University. He graduated from the university and completed his education.

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Married Life, Wife

Josh has hooked up with numerous beautiful personalities on-screen. However, he has not shared much information about his off-screen romances. This created a lot of online sources coming up with their assumptions. For example, while some sites claim that he is single and not married to anyone, the other websites claim that he is secretly married. But Josh has not confirmed these claims. Because of this reason, we are currently unable to determine his current relationship status.

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Professional Career

Josh gave his first-ever on-screen performance in the year 2006. He appeared as one of the contestants of the talent show ‘Last Comic Standing.’ In the year 2009, he went on to perform as Larry in the television movie ‘Rehab for Rejects.’ In the same year, he also played the role of Derek Rightman in ‘Madison Hall.’ He has also landed a remarkable role as Jon Favreau in the short movie of the American superhero movie, ‘Iron Man 2 Table Read.’

The breakthrough moment of Josh’s career came in 2011 when he landed the central role of Brandon. He portrayed this role in the American sitcom, ‘Retired at 35.’ In addition to this, he has also appeared in numerous movies and TV shows like ‘Work It’ (2012), ‘Mad Men’ (2014), ‘Middle Man’ (2016), and ‘Twin Peaks(2017). His most recent work came in 2021. He appeared as Harlan King for an episode of the American horror anthology series ‘Creepshow.’

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The Walking Dead

Josh is the most popular for playing the role of Eugene Porter. He played this role in the American post-apocalyptic horror television series ‘The Walking Dead.’ He featured the part of a doctor who claims to know the cure to defeat the undead. He appears as a clumsy, overweight character with no survival skills whatsoever. He made his first appearance in the series in the fourth season.

Josh (Eugene) claimed to know the secrets to end the undead army and later reveals that he is just a high school science teacher. Nevertheless, he claimed to know everything and used it as a survival tactic. He made his first appearance alongside Michael Cudlitz (who played Abraham Ford) and Christian Serratos (Rosita Espinosa). His dirty secret scars his friendship with Abraham, but he later finds a way to be friends again. He has been appearing in the series from the fourth season to the current season.



Josh McDermitt has not won any individual awards for his performance. However, he received the CinEuphoria Awards‘ Honorary Award alongside the ‘The Walking Dead‘ cast members in 2020.

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Net Worth

The primary source of income for Josh McDermitt is through his acting career, and he also makes money through his skills as a comedian. As of 2021, he has garnered an estimated net worth of around $3 million from these sources.

Social Media Presence

Josh McDermitt is active on Twitter. His account (@JoshMacDermit) has around 330 followers. Besides this, he is not available on social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. However, there exists a lot of fan-made accounts dedicated to the actor and his work.


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