American actor Josh Duhamel recently split with his wife Fergie. Read everything about Fergie’s husband including his movies and net worth.
Who is Josh Duhamel?
Joshua David Duhamel was born in 1972. He is an American actor and former fashion model. He made his acting debut as Leo du Pres on the daytime television soap, ‘All My Children’. Duhamel was later seen on NBC’s Las Vegas in the role of Danny McCoy. Recently, he starred in the Taco Bell commercial movie spoof, ‘Web of Fries’ in 2018. Duhamel later ventured into films as one of the lead stars in four of the Transformer films. Recently, he was seen in the fifth movie of the series, ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ released in 2017. Duhamel has done noteworthy work in films including, ‘When in Rome’ in 2010, ‘Life as We Know It’ in 2010, ‘New Year’s Eve’ in 2011, ‘Safe Haven’ in 2013 and ‘You’re Not You’ in 2014. ‘Life as We Know It’ was a touching story about two single adults who become caregivers to an orphaned girl when their mutual best friends die in an accident. 2015 saw Duhamel appearing on the brief CBS crime drama, ‘Battle Creek’. Josh Duhamel starred in two video games, ‘Call of Duty: WWII’ in 2017 and ‘Skylanders: SuperChargers’ in 2015. Born in Minot, North Dakota to parents, Bonnie Kemper and Larry Duhamel, Duhamel was raised as a Catholic. His father is an advertising salesman and his mother is a retired teacher and local businesswoman. His parents divorced when he was quite young. He was raised by his mom. Duhamel has three younger sisters, Ashlee, Kassidy and McKenzee. Duhamel studied at the Minot State University and played as the quarterback for the university’s football team. He planned to attend dental school and received his degree in 2005. Duhamel began dating singer Stacy Ann Ferguson, popularly known as Fergie in September 2004. He first met her when she appeared with her band, ‘The Black Eyed Peas’ on NBC’s Las Vegas show featuring Duhamel. They wed in 2009 in a Roman Catholic ceremony in Malibu, California. The couple has a son, Axl Jack Duhamel, born in 2013. The couple announced their separation in 2017 and later divorced the same year after 8 years of marriage. Duhamel is a practicing Catholic and attends church. He co-owns a restaurant in Minot, North Dakota. In 2012, Duhamel was inducted into the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame which is a signature event of Norsk Hostfest.
Career of Fergie’s husband
Duhamel once revealed in an interview, “After college, I followed an ex-girlfriend to northern California, did a bunch of odd jobs.” He later won the title of Male Model of the Year in an International Modeling and Talent Association competition in 1997. He began his acting career as an extra in the music videos for Donna Summer’s ‘I Will Go With You’ and in Christina Aguilera’s ‘Genie in a Bottle’ in 1999. Duhamel trained with the Scott Sedita Acting Studios and later that same year, he won the role of Leo du Pres on the soap opera, ‘All My Children’. His work on the show garnered him critical acclaim. In 2000, the former model posed fully nude for Greg Gorman’s ‘As I See It Photography’ book. In 2003, he earned a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for the Special Fan Award for America’s Favorite Couple in 2002, which he shared with Budig, and also a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Leo du Pres. Duhamel quit ‘All My Children’ in 2002 to explore other acting opportunities. In 2003, he bagged a primetime role on the NBC’s Las Vegas. He got the role of head of security for the Montecito Casino, Danny McCoy. This series ended in 2008. Duhamel finally made his big-screen debut in 2004 with the film, ‘Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!’. He then starred in the thriller film, ‘Turistas’ in 2006. After watching his work in an episode of Las Vegas, Steven Spielberg handpicked him for the role of Captain William Lennox in the 2007 blockbuster film, ‘Transformers’. He reprised the role in three of the Transformers films including, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen in 2009, Transformers: Dark of the Moon in 2011 and Transformers: The Last Knight in 2017. Josh Duhamel was also the pace car driver for the 2009 Indianapolis 500. He drove the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro Pace Car. 2010 also saw Duhamel play the lead role in the film, ‘When in Rome’. His role as Nick Beamon in ‘When in Rome’ was critically acclaimed. He also appeared in the touching drama ‘You’re Not You’ in 2014 where he played the husband of Kate who suffers from the degenerative disease ALS. Duhamel hosted the 2013 Kids’ Choice Awards broadcasted live from Los Angeles, California. Duhamel along with his co-star from Safe Haven, Julianne Hough, performed a Safe Haven-themed showcase appearance ‘The Price is Right’ with Drew Carey.
Net worth of the actor
American actor Josh Duhamel is a former fashion model and his net worth is $15 million. The future holds much promise for him.