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Josh Schwartz

Screenwriter
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Net worth 2018: $70 Million
Industry: Writers
Residence: Providence
Country: United States
BirthDay: 6 August 1976
Sigh: Virgo
Height: 1.75 m
Education: University of Southern California, Wheeler School
BIOGRAPHY

Josh Schwartz was bornon 6 August 1976 in Providence, American, is Screenwriter. Josh Schwartz is an American screenwriter and television producer best known for creating the teen drama series ‘The O.C’. Aged just 26 at the time he created and ran the drama series, he became one of the youngest people in network history to create a network series and run its day-to-day production. He was born into a creative family; both his parents were toy inventors and he undoubtedly inherited their ingenuity and artistic abilities. He dreamed of becoming a writer from a young age and was fascinated by movies. He used to watch a lot of films as a youngster and decided to pursue a profession that would allow him to combine his passion for the films with his love for writing. After completing his high school he went to the University of Southern California (USC) to study screen and television writing. He won the prestigious Nicholson Award in Screenwriting while he was in his sophomore year and was overjoyed at this achievement. However, the prize was revoked as he had to be in his junior year at the time in order to be eligible for the award. He was disappointed, but nonetheless he realized his potential and decided to try his fortunes in Hollywood. He got his big breakthrough a few years later when he created the drama series ‘The O.C.’ which made him a famous name in the television world

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$70 Million

TIMELINE
2012

It was a successful series that ran for five seasons till 2012

2007

In 2007, he collaborated with Chris Fedak to co-create the action-comedy/spy-drama TV series, ‘Chuck’

1997

He developed into a skilled scriptwriter while still in the university and sold his first screenplay to Sony's TriStar Pictures in 1997

1995

He entered the University of Southern California (USC) in 1995 to study screen and television writing

1994

Josh Schwartz went to Providence's private Wheeler School and graduated in 1994

1976

He was born as Joshua Ian "Josh" Schwartz on August 6, 1976, Providence, Rhode Island to Jewish parents

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