Facts of Josh Altman
|Full Name||Joshua Eli Altman|
|Birth Name||Josh Eli Altman|
|Other Name||The Shark|
|Profession||Real Estate Agent & TV Personality|
|Birth City||Newton, Massachusetts|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Alan Altman|
|Mother Name||Judith Altman|
|Spouse||Heather Bilyeu Altman|
|No Of Children||2|
|Date of Birth||March 10,1979|
|Married Date||April 2,2016|
Josh Altman, an American real estate investor & real estate agent got breakthrough to TV fame through the reality series Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles (2006- Present).
The Syracuse University graduate started as real estate investor & flipper and now stands among prominent real estate agents, specializing trades in the Platinum Triangle (Beverly Hills, Bel Air, and Holmby Hills).
With his brother Matt Altman, he established a firm The Altman Brothers in 2002; so far, it has managed/sold over $3 billion worth properties.
How Much is Josh Altman's Net Worth In 2020?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 41-year-old Josh Altman has a net worth of $30 million as of April 2020. Back in 2017, the real estate investor owned a fortune of $10 million.
The Newton, Massachusetts-born began the venture in real estate in his early 20s as investor & flipper; he worked for brokerage Hilton and Hyland.
Furthermore, with his brother/partner Matt, Josh formed a real estate firm The Altman Brothers & subsequently, began managing real estates for entertainers, athletes, and international clientele.
The Altman Brothers specialize real estate management on three adjacent expensive neighbourhoods: Beverly Hills, Bel Air & Holmby Hills, informally known as Platinum Triangle.
The Business Insider reported that, in 2016, the joint efforts of Altman brothers recorded the sales of $1.5 billion worth real estate & it accounts for overall of $3 billion so far.
Was A Millionaire At Age Of 26: How He Lost All The Money?
As for a fact, in 2005, when Josh was 26, he already had a net worth in 7-digit figure; was a millionaire. However, Altman lost as all those sums, due to bad investments as well as a housing-market crash in 2007 & 2008.
Reportedly, he & his brother Matt would each invest $5,000 to buy a house for $400,000 (100% financing) & would end up flipping it for only $200,000.
In a couple of years, they began investing in many bigger properties, & the sudden economy downfall of 2007 & 2008 snatched away chunks.
Aftermath: Made Highest Sales Price Of A Condo In Santa Monica
Despite experiencing nightmares of economy downfall that cut-out nearly all of his fortune, Josh Altman's career again began to rise up in late 2010.
Reportedly in 2010, through his real estate firm, he managed the housing trade worth $40 million & saw a consecutive rise in the next 2 years; he sold $60 million worth in 2011 & $75 million worth real estates in 2012.
Moreover, at one time, he recorded a condo highest-sale price in San Francisco, after selling an Ocean drive condo for $10.5 million.
Furthermore, his sales of former mathematics professor Norm Zada's former house in Los Angeles county in 2010 for $16.5 million, became 6th largest sale in the region.
As per the report in 2014, Josh made a profit of over $1 million, flipping a property only.
TV Venture: Joined As Cast Of 'Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles'
In 2011, Josh joined the Bravo TV reality series Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles in the Season 4 alongside Josh Flagg (Season 1- Present) & ever since, works in the series.
The reality series features professional and personal lives of real estate agents based in California: Beverly Hills, Hollywood & Malibu.
Along with Josh Altman & Josh Flagg, it features other casts:
- James Harris (Season 7- Present)
- David Parnes (Season 7- Present)
- Tracy Tutor (Season 10- Present)
Since its premiere on August 29, 2006, the Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles already ran for 11 seasons (totals 114 episodes), averaging 1.5 million viewers per episode.
As per the announcement on March 26, 2020, the reality series will run its Season 12, set premiere on May 5, 2020.
What Other Ventures Josh Has Association With?
Since February 2015, Altman works as a real estate agent for Beverly Hills-based firm, Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
Over the years, he serves as keynote speaker & host on many real estate events; especially in The Million Dollar Man since 2012.
In 2015, the American real estate agent wrote a book, It's Your Move: My Million Dollar Method for Taking Risks with Confidence and Succeeding at Work and Life.
Potential Earnings From YouTube & Instagram
Josh owns an eponymous YouTube channel Josh Altman; it was created on November 13, 2018, & has over 64K subscribers with a total of 3.923 million views.
According to Social Blade, Altman's YouTube channel can earn him in the range of $1.2K - $19.6K per year.
An avid user of Instagram & Twitter, Josh has over 559K followers & 90.1K followers respectively.
If he does sign an online endorsement deal, his Instagram account has the potential to generate him $1,668- $2,781 per sponsored post.
Lives In Beverly Hills: Details On Residence & Other Real Estate
Currently, Josh Altman lives with his wife Heather Bilyeu & 2 children in their house in Beverly Hills.
Altman bought the property in February 2018 for a reported $6.7 million, nearly $500,000 more than the asking price in 2016.
And nearly after 2 years of renovation, they moved into the 1930s traditional house with 6 bedrooms & 7 bathrooms in November 2019.
Moreover, Josh & his wife Heather continues to own an outdated home in Hollywood, purchased in 2013 for $2.3 million, with planning to construct a $9 million mega-mansion.
Formerly Lived In Hollywood Hills
Earlier to their move in Beverly Hills, the couple lived in their 3-bedroom & 4-bathroom house in West Hollywood; Josh Altman bought the property for $2.675 million in 2014.
The residence spread on 3,500 sq. ft. also featured a 150-bottle wine cellar, 16-pendant chandelier & a swimming pool.
In May 2017, the property was renting for $38,000-a-month & was later put for sale with an asking price of $8 million. Though, the sales report is yet to come.
What Car Does He Drive?
Josh has a collection of luxury cars; he often drives Fisker Karma. His further collection includes 1964 Shelby Cobra, 1967 Chevelle, a Porsche Targa & Audit R8.
Father Of 2 Children: Who Is His Wife?
Josh Altman married his girlfriend-turned-wife Heather Bilyeu Altman on April 2, 2016, & are together ever since.
Together, the couple is parents to 2 children: a daughter Alexis Kerry Altman (born on April 3, 2017) and a son Ace David Altman (July 16, 2019).
As for a fact, Josh's wife Heather is his co-star in Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles; she is also an entrepreneur & designer.
Short-Bio: Family, Wife & Children
Josh was born Joshua Eli Altman on March 10, 1979, in Newton, Massachusetts, the USA, in a Jewish family. His father's name is Alan Altman & mother's name is Judith Altman.
He grew up with alongside younger brother Matt Altman, who would later become his partner in real estate venture.
After graduating from Newton South High School in 1997 where he studied alongside John Krasinski, Josh enrolled at Syracuse University & obtained a degree in Speech Communications in 2001.