Joshua Winslow "Josh" Groban (born February 27, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and record producer. He has won many Tony and Grammy awards throughout his career, including one for Natasha, Pierre and the great Comet of 1812.
|Birth name||Joshua Winslow Groban|
|Born||February 27, 1981|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Genres||Easy listening, vocal, operatic pop, pop rock|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, musician, actor, record producer|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, drums, percussion|
Groban was born in Los Angeles, California. His parents are Lindy (nee Johnston), a school teacher, and Jack Groban, a businessman. He has a younger brother, Chris, who shares the same birthday, but four years younger. Groban's father was born Jewish, and is a descendant of Russian and Polish immigrants; he converted from Judaism to Christianity when marrying Groban's mother. Groban's mother's ancestry includes Norwegian (from Toten), German, and English; one of her own grandfathers had been Jewish. Groban's parents are Episcopalians.
Groban debuted as a singer in the seventh grade. As of 2023, he stars as Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd on Broadway. He last played the Beast in Beauty and the Beast on ABC. He has recorded many albums and has now made a soundtrack for Beauty and the Beast alongside H.E.R. as Belle.
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