Josh Peck

Josh Peck biography
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Real name

Joshua Michael Peck


TV actor, YouTuber

Birth Date

November 10, 1986


36 years

Zodiac Sign



New York City, New York, United States


The Professional Performing Arts School



Josh Peck family members

Mother's Name

Barbara Peck

Is Josh Peck a gay/bisexual?


What is Josh Peck marital status?


Who is Josh Peck wife?

Paige O’Brien

When did get married?

June 17, 2017

How many children does he have?

1 (son Max Peck)

Josh Peck wife

Paige O’Brien (wife)

Josh Peck wife


Date of birth: December 7, 1990

Since June 17, 2017, Josh has been married to a film editor Paige O’Brien. Their wedding ceremony was very private, and just a few celebrities have visited it, including the actor John Stamos, Peck’s colleague from “Grandfathered” set.

Paige comes from a big American family. She is a daughter of ex-New York Jets quarterback Ken O’Brien. Josh’s wife has two sisters and a brother. 

She proved her talent of a movie editor, while she was working on the films “Let Go” and “Tell Me a Story”, which later became hits. Paige hadn’t been a celebrity till she tied a knot with a stellar comedian Josh Peck. Now her Instagram is followed by 330k+ people. 

She is a mother of Josh’s only son Max.

Josh Peck kids

Max Peck (son)

Josh Peck son


Date of birth: December 31, 2018

Max Dobbrick Milo Peck is the first baby in the family of Josh Peck and Paige O’Brien. His parents are different from the others with a deep sense of humor, that’s why both had never stopped joking through Instagram about their future baby.

Max was born on the last day of 2018, and his father and mother immediately shared his first pictures on social media.

Now Max is gradually getting older. He is a cute little boy with a big open smile. His father’s fans have already noticed that Max is as joyful as his parents. 

Who are Josh Peck parents?


Josh has never met his biological father. His parents were not married at the moment of his birth. Peck has nothing in common with his dad. 

Barbara Peck (mother)

Josh Peck mother Barbara Peck


Josh was raised by his mother and his maternal grandmother in New York City. He was 14 when Barbara noticed his acting skills and decided to help her son become a professional actor. As Josh told in his interview, that relocation was not easy for him, he changed his life completely, but that was necessary and useful for his career.

Josh owes the major part of his success to his mom. Barbara was born in the USA. She is a talented life coach, who has a wide circle of clients. Currently, she lives in Marina del Rey, California. Josh is her only kid. She likes to spend time with her grandson Max. 


The American-born actor, producer, and YouTube star Josh Peck was born in 1986 in New York. He was brought up by a mother and grandmother. They noticed his talent of a comedian when he was still a kid.

Mr. Peck gained the initial popularity at the age of 14 – then he was selected as a constant participant of the comedy series “The Amanda Show”. At that very age, he acted in a feature film, too. That was Chris Koch’s comedy “Snow Day”.

The talented, incredibly funny teenager became the favorite actor of his generation, although he was an overweight kid and looked not so typical for a Hollywood star. But his talent to make people laugh helped him to win the title role in the series “Drake & Josh”. The story about two stepbrothers and their sister Megan, portrayed by gifted and beautiful Miranda Cosgrove, topped all the ratings and till now remains popular among the viewers in the USA and worldwide.

After the end of the series, Josh decided to change his image. He lost about 100 pounds of overweight, built up his body and featured on the big screen in the role of a teen drug dealer Luke Shapiro in the drama “The Wackness”. The movie didn’t become a hit and was criticized in the press, but that didn’t hurt Josh’s popularity. 

Now he is busy actor, known for his work on television and in the big-screen movies. He has voiced some animation films’ characters and has even launched a self-titled YouTube channel, which boasts with 3 million+ subscribers.

Interesting and fun facts

  1. He tells that his inspiration and role model is Dave Chappelle, whom he considers as the best comedian alive. During one of his interviews, Josh named Dave as “the living textbook on the comedy”.
  2. He has confessed that his character Luke from “The Wackness” was mentally close to him. He enjoyed his acting in this film, there was just one awkward moment about his work there – he had to appear naked on the screen. But he made 150 push-ups, then took off his clothes and went to the set. 
  3. “House of Cards” is his favorite TV show. He likes culinary shows, too.
  4. He was diagnosed with asthma in his childhood.
  5. His “Drake & Josh” co-star Drake Bell is one of his best friends. Nevertheless, Josh didn’t invite him to his wedding in 2017. 
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