Josh Peck – Biography, Movies and TV Shows, Net Worth

Josh Peck

Joshua Michael “Josh” Peck (born November 10, 1986) is an American actor, comedian, director, and voice actor best known for playing Josh Nichols in the Nickelodeon live-action sitcom Drake & Josh. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, he began his career as a child actor, and became well-known to young audiences by portraying The Amanda Show. Mean Creek, Drillbit Taylor, The Wackness, and Red Dawn all feature him as an actor.

His most well-known role was that of Josh Nichols in the highly successful Nickelodeon sitcom ‘Drake & Josh’ (2004 to 2007). He reprised the role in three television films, has appeared in many movies, television films, and series, and lent his voice to animated features such as the “Ice Age” film franchise.

Real Name/Full NameJoshua Michael Peck
Date Of BirthNovember 10, 1986
Age37 years old
BirthplaceNew York City, NY
Zodiac signScorpio
Height6 feet 0 inch
Weight85 kg
ChildrenMax Milo, Shai.
SpousePaige O’Brien
SiblingsNot Known
ProfessionActor, Comedian, Director, and Voice actor.
Net worth$6 million


November 10, 1986 marked the date of Joshua Michael Peck’s birth in New York City. His childhood was spent in Hell’s Kitchen and his mother Barbara, a career coach, and his maternal grandmother were responsible for his upbringing. Both of Peck’s parents are Jewish. Peck spent a lot of his time indoors watching sitcoms as a child because of his asthma struggles.

At the age of 8, he became interested in stand-up comedy and appeared on the ‘Rosie O’Donnell Show’ at the age of 10. He attended P.S. 40 and The Professional Performing Arts School. Peck was present at TADA! Stand-up comedy is being performed for the Audrey Hepburn Foundation by Youth Theater and Carolines on Broadway. At the age of 13, he was offered a role on Nickelodeon’s ‘The Amanda Show’ and then relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.

Personal Life

Paige O’Brien, who is a cinematographer and the longtime girlfriend of the Wedding Ringer actor, wed him. June 17, 2017 saw the couple exchange marriage vows and become the parents of two children. On December 29th, 2018, they were blessed with the birth of their first child, Max Milo Peck, and their second child, Shai Miller Peck, was born on October 13th, 2022.


A bout with asthma sidelined Peck in early childhood, and he drew solace and inspiration from cartoons and classic TV sitcoms, counting among his influences Jackie Gleason, Bill Cosby and Richard Pryor. Bit by the comedy bug, Peck was encouraged by his mother to explore his talents, and he performed with a children’s musical theater group in New York before making his stand-up comedy debut at age eight at Caroline’s Comedy Club. Peck began his feature film career in 2000, appearing alongside Kate Bosworth in the independent movie ‘The Newcomers’, which was then followed by the family comedy ‘Snow Day’.

In Drake & Josh, Josh Nichols played Drake Bell’s character from 2004 to 2007 and in its two television films in 2006 and 2008.

Peck provided the voice of Eddie in the Ice Age franchise since Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), and voiced Casey Jones in the Nickelodeon animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012–2017). Between 2015 and 2016, he collaborated with John Stamos on the Fox comedy series Grandfathered.

Mean Creek (2004)

Drillbit Taylor (2008)

The Wackness (2008)

ATM (2012)

Red Dawn (2012)

Battle of the Year (2013)

Danny Collins (2015)

Take the 10 (2017)

Josh Peck is a talented actor, comedian, podcaster, and YouTuber who excels in different entertainment fields. At a young age, he began performing stand-up comedy at events and theatres, such as Carolines on Broadway.

Net Worth

The Things, Celebrity Net Worth, and Wealthy Gorilla claim that the actor has a net worth of $6 million. It is believed that he earns acting earnings as his primary source of income. In addition, there are other sources of income for him, such as comedy, podcasting, and social media endeavors.


Despite running his own YouTube channel, he regularly makes contributions to David Dobrik’s vlog and ‘The Vlog Squad’. Peck’s future plans involve portraying a character in the biographical drama ‘Oppenheimer’, which will be released in 2023. Peck put in a conscious effort to improve his health and body during the fourth season of ‘Drake & Josh’. He opted for a healthier lifestyle, hired a professional trainer, and gained a noticeable amount of weight.

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