Josh Thomas Biography
This is what you need to know about Joshua Michael Thomas, the Australian comedian, actor, and writer living in Melbourne. He is 2005, Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Raw Comedy Competition winner.
Thomas has since appeared on television numerous times, including as a regular and Generation Y team captain on Network Ten’s Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation. He created the award-winning ABC2 and Pivot television series Please Like Me in 2013, which he also co-wrote and starred in.
Josh Thomas Age
The Blackwater, Queensland, Australia native, Joshua Michael Thomas was born on 26 May 1987. He is 33 years old as of 2020.
Josh Thomas Height
Thomas stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Josh Thomas Weight
- 73 Kilograms.
Josh Thomas Wife
Little is known about Thomas’s personal life and has not disclosed any information about his married life. This information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Josh Thomas Net Worth
Thomas has an estimated net worth of $118 Million U.S dollars. His career as a comedian, actor, and writer is the primary source of his income.
Josh Thomas Education
Born in Blackwater, Queensland, Thomas is the son of Rebecca and Mike Thomas. Thomas lived in Chapel Hill and Westlake in Brisbane’s western suburbs and went to Kenmore State High School, graduating in 2004.
Thomas also studied for a Bachelor of Creative Industries, majoring in Television at the Queensland University of Technology, but dropped out after one year.
Josh Thomas Career
Thomas won the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s RAW Comedy Award in 2005. He made the finals of So You Think You’re Funny at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Thomas was selected that following year to perform in The Comedy Zone, a showcase of Australia’s most promising up-and-coming comedians presented by the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
His first solo show, “Please Like Me” debuted in 2007, at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, where it received the Melbourne Airport Award for Best Newcomer.
Thomas’s live shows have toured both nationally and internationally, appearing in both Edinburgh and Montreal’s comedy festivals.
Thomas toured his coming-out themed stand-up show “Surprise” in 2010 taking it to the Adelaide Fringe, Brisbane Comedy Festival, and Melbourne International Comedy Festival. 2011 saw Thomas touring Everything Ever at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, among other locations.
Josh Thomas Please Like Me
Please Like Me is a television series, written by Thomas, which debuted in February 2013, on ABC2. Participant Media’s television network Pivot acquired the series for the US and premiered on 1 August 2013 all six episodes as a binge marathon to celebrate the channel’s launch after premiering the first episode online. The initial six-part series is based on his stand-up comedy shows and stars Thomas as himself.
The series was nominated for an International Emmy Award for Best Comedy Series in 2014. For his work on the series, Thomas has won various accolades, including an AACTA Award for Best Television Screenplay in 2015. In 2015 it was short-listed for the Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting, New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards.
Josh Thomas Everything’s Gonna Be Okay
Thomas created Everything’s Gonna Be Okay in 2018, a television comedy about a single guy (played by himself) in his twenties who moves to the United States to take care of his teenage half-sisters. The show was given a pilot order by Freeform and was picked up to series. The show premiered in January 2020, with Thomas starring, writing, and serving as the showrunner in the series.