Josh McDermitt - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 17, 2022

Josh McDermitt
Nick Name: Cocko
Profession: Actor, Comedian
Best Known For: The Walking Dead (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 4, 1978 (age 45)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Joshua Matthew Michael McDermitt
Birth Place: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Michael McDermitt
Mother's Name: Judith McDermitt
Siblings: 5
High School: Greenway High School
University: Grand Canyon University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Dutch, Portuguese)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

Table of contents [Hide]

Who is Josh McDermitt?

Josh McDermitt is an actor, comedian by possession, and American by nationality. He is best known for playing Eugene Porter on The Walking Dead, as Brandon in Retired at 35 and had competed in 2006’s Last Comic Standing.

Josh McDermitt (Image: Cryptic Rock)

Josh McDermitt – Age, Parents, Siblings

Josh McDermitt’s birth took place on June 4, 1978, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. His full name is Joshua Matthew Michael McDermitt. His father Michael McDermitt is a Puerto Rican who had been adopted by a family with the last name McDermitt while his mother Judith is of Dutch ancestry. He has five siblings.

Other of his early life including that of his parents, siblings, and the rest of the family is not known.

Education, Ethnicity

Following graduation from Greenway High School, Josh McDermitt went on to study at Grand Canyon University.

His ethnicity includes Dutch and Portuguese.

Josh McDermitt – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Like most of his personal life, details of his romantic/dating life are not known. There are no records of his relationships or girlfriend. Although believed to be single, he might be married to a wife and is raising children together. Or he might have gotten divorced.

Josh McDermitt – Career

Early Days

McDermitt, as a young boy, used to call local radio shows in Phoenix, Tim & Willy under the guise of different voices which kept the hosts and the listeners entertained. He eventually worked as a producer for the show and followed them to both KNIX and KMLE.

Josh McDermitt was a comedian - the early 2010s (Image: YouTube)

In 2006 Josh McDermitt competed in the reality TV talent competition Last Comic Standing where he was a semifinalist. This was followed by appearances in the short film The Pitch (2010), the TV movie Rehab for Rejects (2009), and the 2009 film Madison Hall. In 2011, he was cast as the main character Brandon in the sitcom Retired at 35. Although the series was canceled after two seasons in 2012, he did gain recognition for his work.

Films, Series

Over the years he has starred in the films Life in Color (2015), Middle Man (2016), and the short film The Third Wheel (2013). This was followed by an appearance in the episode(s) of TV series Work It (2012), Mad Men (2015), Robot Chicken (2017), The Kids Are Alright (2019), Creepshow (2021), etc.

Among his TV work, Josh McDermitt is best known for portraying Eugene Porter in the horror drama The Walking Dead since 2014. He was a recurring character from season 4 through season 6 and was made the main cast from season 7 to season 11.

McDermitt is a member of Robert Downey Jr. Jr., a Los Angeles-based Sketch and Improv group.

Josh McDermitt, Christian Serratos  in The Walking Dead (Image: AMC)


On the set of The Walking Dead, Josh McDermitt has worked with Seth Gilliam, Paola Lázaro, Lauren Ridloff, Callan McAuliffe, and Margot Bingham.

Josh McDermitt – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Josh McDermitt is estimated at around $4 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Josh McDermitt – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

McDermitt is absent from social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook – at least publicly. There are fan accounts set up in his name.

List of The Walking Dead cast:

Fact Check

We endeavour for accuracy. If you believe our content has any misinformation, violates your copyright, or you want to propose an update, please feel free to contact us.

Tags : Josh McDermitt actor comedian Eugene Porter The Walking Dead