Josh Dun is a dexterous American musician and the percussionist for the musical duo Twenty-one Pilots, alongside frontman Tyler Joseph. Josh Dun was an impermanent drummer of House of Heroes. He is mostly known for his performance with Adele and Katy Perry.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Josh Dun was born on June 18 1988 and his birthplace is Columbus, Ohio, United States. Currently, the handsome musician is 32 years old. Similarly, his zodiac sign is Gemini and his full name is Joshua William Dun. Josh was born to William Earl “Bill” Dun (a physical therapist assistant) and Laura Lee McCollum (a hospice social worker).
Talking about his siblings, he has three siblings including two sisters named Ashley Bon Lee and Abigail Christine “Abbie” Dun, and a brother named Jordan Christopher Dun. Josh belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed (English, French, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, Scottish).
On the other side, Josh had a great connection with music from the very starting and he began playing the trumpet from an early age, however, he changed his priority to playing the drums as it did not fulfill his creative instinct.
Career and Professional life
Josh entered the music world from childhood but his career began when he got hired in the guitar store and there, he worked for three years. The juvenile man debuted as a drummer in the group House of Heroes in March 2010. It was after Colin Rigsby who was the band’s drummer pull a short break to tend to family matters. Being the band’s drummer, Josh performed for many tracks on the ‘Suburba’ album. Moreover, he also participated in the live tour of House of Heroes until October 2010 when Colin came back
Later, in 2011 Dun watched the original demo of the band and went to the concert of Twenty-One Pilots: the then drummer Chris Salih invited him. Josh was dazzled by the trio’s concert. Then, he made companionship with the vocalist Tyler Joseph; soon, all the members start hanging out together and made good friends. Ѕаlіh left thе bаnd аlоngѕіdе thе bаѕѕіѕt Nісk fоr оthеr allegiance, аnd thаt lеft Јоѕh аnd Туlеr. Тhе duо published thе аlbum ‘Rеgіоnаl аt Веѕt’ іn Јulу 2011, аnd іn the year 2012, thеу ѕіgnеd wіth ‘Fuеlеd bу Rаmеn’ rесоrd lаbеl.
The band has played and released many albums. Some of them are ‘Vessels’, ’Blurryface’, and ‘Trench’. Besides this, Josh emerged on others’ songs like Lights, George Watsky, and Hayley Williams.
Awards and Nominations
Josh Dun has won many awards and nominations solely and with the band till now. The band earned the Alternative Press Music Awards in the ‘Artist of the Year’ and ‘Album of the Year ’ classification for their album ‘Blurryface’ in 2016.’
Furthermore, the band has also won American Music Awards in the category ‘Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group’ and ‘Favorite Alternative Artist’ in 2016. The duo won the Billboard Music Award in 2016 in the genre ‘Top Rock Artist’ and also earned the ‘Top Rock Album’ for ‘Blurryface’ in the same year. Likewise, the duo earned a Grammy in 2017 for ‘Stressed Out’ in the ‘Best Pop Duo/ Group Performance’ Genre. While the band earned the MTV Video Music Award in the category ‘Best Rock Video’ for the song “Heathens” in 2016.
Net worth and income
The net worth of Josh Dun in 2017 was estimated to be $8million. However, the net worth of the current year i.e. expected to be more than 12 million dollars. The drummer of the famous band lives a luxurious life whose credit goes to his career. His successful career as a drummer can be credited for value.
Nevertheless, his annual salary or monthly salary as well as his other fixed assets and property are still unknown until now.
Personal life and Relationships
Josh Dun is an unmarried guy but he had been in a relationship in his past days. According to some sources of information, Josh was in a loving relationship with the very talented singer, songwriter, and actress Debby Ryan from May 2013. However, due to some personal problems, the couple broke up in September 2014.
But on December 31, 2019, Josh Dun secretly married Debby Ryan and they live happily now.
Rumors and Controversy
Well, Josh had some rumors in the past days of his life. Josh was rumored to be in a relationship with Ashley Frangipane in 2015 but none of them confront officially and yet it is not official news. Besides, he has not been part of any rumors of controversy as he has maintained his personal as well as professional life successfully.
Body Measurement and Social Media
The handsome and charming personality has a tall height of 5 feet and 10 inches. Likewise, he has got a strong body with a balanced weight of 75kg. Similarly, Josh has got black hair color and light brown eye color. Nevertheless, his other detailed measurement is still unknown.
Josh Dun is an active personality on social media such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has earned over 478k followers on his Facebook page named Josh Dun. Similarly, Dun has also got around 5.1m followers on Instagram with the username @joshuadun. Josh is also an active person on Twitter as well with his followers nearly 2million on his official Twitter account named josh dun.