The You Raise Me Up singer, Josh Groban is also an actor with an interesting history of dating a handful of female celebrities. When one is a celebrity, it makes followers, fans and admirers wonder about both their professional life and also their personal life.
The question about Josh Groban’s sexuality has created so many doubts in the hearts of fans and other people. You will have to read this article to find out the truth about his sexuality.
Josh Groban Bio
Josh Groban was born Joshua Winslow Groban on February 27, 1981. He was born in Los Angeles, California to his parents – Jack Groban, a businessman and Lindy Johnston, a school teacher. Josh has a sibling, a younger brother named Chris, and he was born when Josh was four years old. Josh’s father ancestry is Jewish – Jews who were immigrants from Poland and Ukraine. That means Josh Groban is of a mixed heritage as his mother is of German, Norwegian and English descent but he remains an American by nationality.
You may not know this but Josh initially studied acting. During the summer of 1997 and 1998, he attended the Interlochen Centre for the Arts Camp in Michigan, majoring in music theatre and he also started taking vocal lessons. He went on to attend the Los Angles County High School for the Arts, a free public school on the campus of California State University, Los Angeles as a theatre major and graduated in 1999. Also, he briefly attended Carnegie Mellon University where he intended to study musical theatre but left four months into his first semester after he was offered a recording contract and he decided to pursue his singing career.
Josh Groban has appeared in movies like Coffee Town, a comedy film where he played Sam – the lead actor. He also appeared on the American TV comedy show, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia and even shows like the Oprah Winfrey, Larry King Live, Jimmy Kimmel live and so many other movies and shows.
Is He Straight or Gay?
Contrary to what many think or say about Josh Groban’s sexuality, He is not gay. Josh has dated a number of high profile celebrities and they have all been women. The singer has also said in an interview with Chris Azzopardi of ETonline that he is not gay and that if he were to be gay, he would not deny it and will have no problem saying it publicly.
He also said that co-starring with Ryan Gosling in the 2011 romantic comedy, Crazy, Stupid, Love was his greatest test. Josh said if he were to be gay, that would have been the moment he came out.
Wife or Girlfriend, Dating or Married?
Presently, the handsome and charming Josh Groban is not dating anyone and is not married. Josh has dated many popular female celebrities which are familiar to most American movie lovers. Here are some details about these ladies who have either hooked up or dated Josh Groban. This dating history will give you more insight into Josh Groban’s love life.
January Kristen Jones was born on January 5, 1978, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She is an American actress and model popularly known for her role as Betty Draper in the movie Mad Men. Josh and January dated for three years (two-and-half years precisely) and broke up in 2006. Josh’s representative announced that the couple was “taking a break,” and that they still “remain friends”. Josh describes the relationship as his longest ever relationship.
Katy Perry was born on October 25, 1984, in Santa Barbara, California. She is an American singer, songwriter and TV judge. Katy Perry started dated Josh Groban in March 2009. She still refers to him as “the one that got away”.
April Bowlby was born on July 30, 1980, in Vallejo, California. She is an American actress by profession and is popularly known for playing the role of Kandi on the CBS comedy series, Two And A Half Men. Josh Groban is said to have dated April Bowlby from November 2009 to March 2010.
Selma Blair was born on June 23, 1972, in Southfield, Michigan. She is an American film, TV and theatre actress. She is popularly known for her lead role in the movie Noir Brown’s Requiem. It was rumoured that Josh Groban and Selma Blair were dating after they were spotted at a theatre together.
Michelle Trachtenberg is an American actress from New York born on October 11, 1985. She is popularly known for portraying Nona F. Mecklenberg on The Adventures of Pete & Pete. Josh Groban and Michelle dated in 2012.
Kat Dennings was born on June 13, 1986, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. She is an American actress and has appeared in films such as Big Momma’s House 2, The House Bunny, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and many other movies. Josh Groban and Kat Dennings dated for two years from October 2014 and mutually broke up in July 2016 saying it was not the right time for them to be a couple.