Joshua Bassett is an American entertainer as well as a singer. He is famous for playing the popular character of Ricky Bowen in Disney+’s High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (2019-present). The 20-year-old actor is getting really popular for being a good singer as well. He has released some good songs.

He has also made appearances in shows like Lethal Weapon and Game Shakers.

Quick Info
Full NameJoshua T. Bassett
Date of BirthDecember 22, 2000
Birth PlaceOceanside, California, U.S.
Parent(s)Taylor and Laura Bassett
OccupationActor, SInger
Age20 Years
Height5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m)
Partner(s)Olivia Rodrigo (2018-2020)
Net worthUS $300,000.00

Early Life and Bio

Joshua Bassett was born on the 22nd of December, 2000 in Oceanside, California, United States of America (USA). He was born to Taylor and Laura Bassett. His father was a Professional Pianist as well as a Drummer and his mother worked as a Real Estate agent.

He grew up with 5 sisters named Alison Bassett, Claire Bassett, Ashley Bassett, Winter Bassett, and Hannah Bassett. All 5 of his sisters have been involved in acting and have appeared in theatre productions. Joshua has even appeared in the theatre production with all of his sisters in the theatre production of Annie.

Joshua Bassett

Nationality and Physical Stats

Joshua Bassett is of American nationality and his ethnicity is mixed (Irish, German, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, distant Dutch, and Swiss-German). He is currently 20 years old. 

The actor has a slim build body of height 5 feet 11 inches or 1.80 m and weight 75 kg or 165.5 lbs. Similarly, he has dark brown hair and the colour of his eyes is Hazel. He has curly, wavy tousled hair with a charming smile and a mole on his chin.

His zodiac sign is Capricorn

Education: School/College

Joshua Bassett was homeschooled and is a high school graduate. After high school, he has also studied at the Palomar College in San Marcos, California. This is the only information disclosed to the public about his education.

Besides studies, he was first introduced to musical theatre at the age of 8. He is a talented fellow who sings, plays the piano, guitar as well as drums.


Joshua Bassett

Television Series

Joshua Basset was on the verge of quitting his acting career. It was in 2019 that he decided to continue after getting the role of Ricky Bowen in the High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (2019-present). Before this show, he did series like Lethal Weapon (2017) as Will in an episode named Flight Risk, Game Shakers (2018) as Brock in an episode named Babe & The Boys.

Similarly, he gave his excellent performance in 2018’s Dirty John as Teenage John in the episode Lord High Executioner. He had a recurring role in 2018’s Stuck in the Middle as Aidan Peters.

Likewise, he has also appeared in the famous TV show named Grey’s Anatomy (2019) in two episodes named Girlfriend in a Coma and I Want a New Drug.

He has played himself in 2020’s Nickelodeon’s Unfiltered in an episode named Its Raining Penguins!.

Singing Career

As a singer, Joshua Bassett has released three singles so far. In 2020, he released two songs named Common Sense and Anyone Else. He has also released a single named Lie Lie Lie in the year 2021 which is doing really well in Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

In 2020, he also wrote a song with Olivia Rodrigo titled Just for a Moment for the Disney’s High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.

Awards and Achievements

The 20-year-old actor and singer have been nominated for 2020’s Kids’ Choice Awards for Favorite Male TV Star for High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. 

Joshua Bassett

Personal Life: Relationships

Joshua Bassett was in a relationship with his co-star from High School Musical: The Musical: The Series named Olivia Rodrigo. Fans have speculated that the couple broke up in 2020. However, both the stars haven’t confirmed this news yet.

There was a rumour circulating in the year 2020 that he was in a relationship with Sabrina Carpenter. This happened to be nothing more than just a rumour.

Net worth

As of 2021, the 20-year-old singer/actor is estimated to have a net worth of roughly around $300,000.

Social Media Presence

Joshua Bassett has a huge fan following on all of his social media. He has 2.4 million followers on Instagram (@joshuatbassett), 192.3K followers on Twitter (@joshuatbassett), and 99.9K followers on Facebook (Joshua Bassett).


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