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Josh Ostrovsky is known as an American celebrity, writer, actor, and entrepreneur. He is most famous for his nickname, “The Fat Jew”.

Background and Age

Joshua Ostrovsky was born on February 18, 1982 in New York, NY. He was born to guardians Rebecca and Saul Ostrovsky. His father was a radiologist who had moved from Russia while his mom was a nutritionist. He has a more youthful sibling who works at the Pentagon. As a kid actor, he showed up in a few commercials, including the advertisement campaign for Hershey's. He studied at Trevor Day School in the Upper East Side. He was suspended from Skidmore College and left New York University before moving on from the State University of New York at Albany with a degree in newscasting in 2004.

Ex-Wife and Kids

Ostrovsky married his long-term sweetheart, a designer named Katie Sturino in 2014. The couple separated in 2017, following three years of marriage. In January 2017, he appeared on Wendy Williams' show and declared that he was having a little girl with another lady and asked Williams to pick a name for her. She picked a unique name, Janeathan.

Career and Net Worth

While still a student at SUNY Albany, Josh Ostrovsky shaped the comedy bunch Team Facelift with two different MCs, Machine and Alden Fonda, and one producer, Tommy Mas. During this period, he started to pass by the name 'The Fat Jew'. The gathering put out their solitary collection 'Blended Emotions' through their label Facelift Records in 2006. They additionally released the mixtapes 'Famous In Japan' in 2003, 'Mixtape Vol. 1' in 2005, 'Extravagant/Sleazy' in 2007, 'Energy Cove' in 2008, and '6 Grams' in 2010.

In 2009, he set up an Instagram account named 'TheFatJewish'. It turned into a web sensation because of the spirit cycle video posted in 2013 and got suspended in the same year for distributing inappropriate content. Ostrovsky, joined by his supporters, held a protest rally outside Instagram's office in New York City with Vice.com live streaming the social event. His account was reestablished after only 15 minutes.

In 2015, he was recorded by Time magazine as one of the 30 most powerful individuals on the web and picked by Seamless as their representative. His social media posts are supported by a portion of the top global brands, including Virgin Mobile, Apple, Budweiser, Stella Artois, and Burger King. In December 2019, a film highlighting Adam Sandler called Uncut Gems was released. Josh has a role in the film as Noah.

Date modified: May 1, 2020
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