Josh Groban

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Josh Groban
Groban, February 2009
Background information
Birth name Joshua Winslow Groban
Born February 27, 1981 (1981-02-27) (age 36)[1]
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Easy listening, vocal, operatic pop, pop rock
Occupations Singer, songwriter, musician, actor, record producer
Instruments Vocals, piano, drums, percussion
Years active 1997–present
Labels 143, Reprise

Joshua Winslow "Josh" Groban (born February 27, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and record producer. He has won awards.

Early life[change | change source]

Groban was born in Los Angeles, California. His parents are Lindy (nee Johnston), a school teacher, and Jack Groban, a businessman.[2][3] He has a younger brother, Chris, who shares the same birthday, but four years younger.[4] Groban's father was born Jewish, and is a descendant of Russian and Polish immigrants;[5] he converted from Judaism to Christianity when marrying Groban's mother.[4] Groban's mother's ancestry includes Norwegian (from Toten), German, and English; one of her own grandfathers had been Jewish.[6][7][8] Groban's parents are Episcopalians.[9]

Groban debuted as a singer in the seventh grade.

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