Joshua Ryan Hutcherson, popularly known as Josh Hutcherson is arguably one of the highly paid actors worldwide. He has been in a series of movies and films but is best known for his lead role as Peeta Mellark in the Hunger Games movie series. The film franchise has broken box-office records and has also been the biggest project so far in Hutcherson’s career.
Date of Birth: October 12, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Josh’s passion for entertaining people began developing at the age of three. His parents admit that for six years, they ignored his constant request to act but when he was finally nine, they realized and accepted that his desire to be in the performing arts was not just a phase and might be something worth pursuing. Keep reading as we bring you details about his family members and his love life.
Michelle Fightmaster Hutcherson (mother)
She is a Film producer and former Delta Air Lines employee. Michelle was also in charge of homeschooling her son so he had more free time to concentrate on his then budding career. She has always been the most supportive figure in her son’s career and she still is till date.
The Bridge to Terabithia (2007) actor went through the yellow pages (telephone directories of businesses) searching for contact details of various agencies and eventually reached out to an acting agency. This is how they met with Coach Bob Luke in January 2002. He advised them to leave Kentucky for Los Angeles and begin auditioning the young Hutcherson for TV pilots.
For three years, mother and son lived in Los Angeles’ Oakwood apartments then returned to Kentucky later on. She is now married to Daryl Fox and became a step-mother to 2 his sons Mason Fox and Dylan Fox.
Chris Hutcherson (father)
Chris is an analyst for the United states Environmental Protection Agency. In Chris’s words, his son was compelled to perform for people from a very young age, possessing a personality that attracted people’s attention. He is now married to Kelly Meyers Hutcherson.
Helen Fightmaster (maternal great grandmother)
She worked as elementary school teacher in Cincinnati Public Schools.
William Michael Fightmaster (maternal grandfather)
Date of Birth: November 8
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
He is retired psychologist and academic philosopher.
Faye McIntosh (maternal grandmother)
She lives in Park Hills, Kentucky.
Howard Dennis Hutcherson (paternal grandfather)
Date of Birth: 1945
Date of Death: August 11, 2014 (age 68)
He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, retired laborer for the Equitable and Duro Bag Co. He married Donna on June 1, 1968 and they became parents to one son Chris.
Donna Sue Hutcherson (nee Kearns) (paternal grandmother)
Connor Hutcherson (younger brother from same parents)
Date of Birth: May 2, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Connor is the only sibling to the Kentucky born actor and both siblings actually share a striking resemblance. In Little Manhattan (2005), Josh had a lead role alongside his brother. Connor also provided voice for the Tonka character in Tarzan II (2005) before he turned 10 years old.
The younger Hutcherson is still in his early 20s and is not publicly in a relationship with anyone. Although he is an actor, Connor still lives a pretty normal life and is not always in the public eye like his brother.
Claudia Hernandez Traisac (girlfriend)
Duration of Relationship: 2013 till present
Date of Birth: December 14, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
The Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005) actor has been in a number of relationships but is yet to officially give anyone a ring. In 2015, he confirmed that he was dating Claudia, his Escobar: paradise Lost (2015) co-star. They both met while shooting the movie and Josh could not help but get genuinely attracted to the Spanish beauty. Traisac has also starred in the Spanish drama series Cuentame (2006 – 2017) and was also an actress in the musicals Hoy No Me Puedo Levantar (Today I Can’t Get Up) at the Teatro Coliseum.
Josh Hutcherson isn’t married and doesn’t have kids yet.
Hutcherson is yet to become a father and as he does not really talk about this topic, we are yet to know his stance on fatherhood.