Josh Stolberg - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 10, 2022

Josh Stolberg
Profession: Director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Producer
Best Known For: The Life Coach (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : March 7, 1971 (age 52)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Josh Stolberg
Birth Place: Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: Pete Stolberg
Mother's Name: Pat Stolberg
Siblings: 1

Jason Stolberg (younger brother)

University: University of Southern California
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi-Jewish
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: September 15, 2001
Wife's Name: Leila Charles Leigh
Children: 2

Asher Ronin Stolberg (son)
Xander Brighton Stolber (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 75 kg (165.35 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Josh Stolberg?

Josh Stolberg is a director, screenwriter, photographer, and producer by profession, and American by nationality. He is well known for his work in the 2005 film The Life Coach.  

Josh Stolberg – Age, Parents, Siblings

Josh Stolberg’s birth took place on March 7, 1971, in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. He was born to his father Pete Stolberg and his mother Pat Stolberg. He also has a sibling, a younger brother named Jason Stolberg. His parents had gotten married while still in high school after his mother got pregnant with him.

The Stolberg family (Image: joshstolberg)

Education, Ethnicity

After graduating from high school Josh Stolberg went on to study at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinema-Television. He earned his MFA in Film Production from the same in 1996.

His ethnicity is Ashkenazi-Jewish.

Josh Stolberg – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Josh Stolberg married his girlfriend Leila Charles Leigh on September 15, 2001, after years of dating. With his wife, he has two children- older son Asher Ronin Stolberg, who was accepted into Carleton College in 2019, and younger son Xander Brighton Stolberg.

Currently, the couple is living without rumors of divorce or extra-marital affairs.

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Josh Stolberg with his sons (Image: Instagram - posted March 2018)

Josh Stolberg – Career

Early Days

After completing his college education he began working as a staff writer for John Landis' Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show and later wrote several episodes of Disney's So Weird and Dic Entertainment’s Sabrina: the Animated Series. He also helped develop and write the pilot episodes of Avatar: The Last Airbender. 

Having directed and written the 2005 film Kids in America, Josh Stolberg also directed the film The Life Coach, which was released in the same year, and gave him recognition as a director and writer.

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Films, Series

Over the years Stolberg has worked in dozens of films as well as TV series. Some films in which he has worked as a director and/or writer include Good Luck Chuck (2007), Sorority Row (2009), Piranha 3D (2010), Conception (2011; also a producer), Crawlspace (2013), The Hungover Games (2014), Jigsaw (2017), Spiral (2021).

He also published a book titled Incarnate in 2017.

Josh Stolberg (Image: joshstolberg)


On the set of Spiral, Josh Stolberg has worked with Chris Rock, Marisol Nichols, Nazneen Contractor, Dan Petronijevic, and Zoie Palmer.

Josh Stolberg – Awards, Nominations

For his work in the film The Life Coach, Stolberg was awarded the Seashore Award and the Queen Spirit Award.

Josh Stolberg – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Stolberg are under review and will be updated.

Josh Stolberg – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram and Twitter, Josh Stolberg is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook. He also has an official website where he frequently also blogs.

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