Josh Swickard is an American actor and model known for working with brands like Sports Illustrated, Finish Line, and Men’s Health. He made a television debut in 2015 on Liv and Maddie as Todd Stetson. The actor is famous for his role as Joseph in the hit Netflix Shaun Paul Piccinino directorial venture A California Christmas and its sequel A California Christmas City Lights.
He is married to actress, producer, and writer Lauren Swickard. The couple tied the knot in 2019 and has a daughter named Savannah Kaye Swickard.
Early Life: Age And Height
On July 4, 1992, Joshua Swickard was born in Quincy, Illinois, the USA, to Bob and Gina Swickard. His mother is a vocal coach, and his father is a senior pastor at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church in Belleville.
Currently, he is 29-year-old and stands tall at 6′ 1½” (187 cm).
Swickard is the second oldest of four, with three sisters-Elyssa Carlisle, Kalia, and Elayna Swickard. He attended Glenwood High School and later joined the College of DuPage to study accounting.
Josh, however, dropped out after two years to model in Chicago.
Career As An Actor And Model: How Much Is The Net Worth Of Josh Swickard?
Joshua started modeling in Chicago under Factor Chosen Chicago and Wilhelmina Models. He made his debut in 2010 after appearing in the Oh Lala Magazine.
Similarly, the model has worked for brands like Finish Line, Sports Illustrated, Men’s Health, Kohl’s, Sears, Nordstrom, and others.
After six years of modeling, Swickard shifted his focus to acting. He made his television debut in 2015 on the comedy television series Liv and Maddie as Todd Stetson.
Later, the Liv and Maddie star guest appeared in shows like K.C. Undercover and School of Rock. He also starred as Harrison Chase in the American daytime soap opera General Hospital. He had a small but recurring role on the show.
In a similar manner, Josh made his film debut in 2020 on Roped as Colton. The movie not only helped him boost his acting career but also helped him meet his future wife, Lauren York.
Swickard in 2020 appeared in A California Christmas, written and produced by Lauren. The movie was a big hit, and the duo again came together on its sequel, A California Christmas City Lights, in 2021.
American actor and model Josh Swickard is estimated to have a net worth of $1 million as of March 2022. Reportedly, as a model, he earns $24.16 per hour and around $125k annually. Similarly, as an actor, his average salary is $50k per year.
His spouse Lauren Swickard is also worth $1 million.
Personal Life: Wife And Daughter
Swickard met Lorynn York on the sets of Roped, and it was an immediate attraction from both sides. They secretly started dating and got engaged after one-and-a-half-year. Josh announced the engagement via Instagram in December 2018.
“I have always had a hard time posting about my private life. I just asked this beautiful girl to spend the rest of her life with me. Lorynn, I love you so much and I can’t wait to grow old with you.”
Similarly, the happiest Lorynn also shared the news to her fans, flaunting her gorgeous engagement ring.
“Introducing my future husband!” she posted. “I am the luckiest girl on the planet! Never have I experienced a friendship so wonderful, a love so deep, and a life so full of joy until I met this man. Here’s to forever, baby! Thank you Lord, for creating the most incredible person for me. I am so happy!”
The proposal was so beautiful that they used the exact moment in their film A California Christmas City Lights. Here is the video of them describing the moment.
The couple got married on July 6, 2019, in an intimate ceremony. Later, on April 16, Swickard and Lorynn shared that they were expecting a daughter.
After six weeks, their beautiful baby girl named Savannah Kaye Swickard was born. The overjoyed parents shared the happy news on their official Instagram accounts.