Who is Josh Winterhalt? Bio, Career, Wife, Net Worth, and More

By: Ann Burdett

Published on:

Josh Winterhalt is an American martial arts craftsman and martial arts educator. He has risen to popularity for being the husband of a well-known American film and television actress Sarah Wayne Callies. Sarah is renowned for starring in AMC’s hit movie The Walking Dead as Lori Grimes. She also appeared as Sara Tancredi in Fox’s Prison Break. 

The media is scarce of information when it comes to finding details about Winterhalt. However, we carried out some research and collected the following information. 

Early Life of Josh Winterhalt 

Josh was born Joshua M Winterhalt in the United States of America. Born in August 1975, as of 2022, he is 47 years old. The information about his family background remains unknown. Per sources, he holds an American nationality and is Caucasian as per his ethnicity. 

For education, Winterhalt enrolled at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. He completed his graduation in 1997 and followed the path of building a career in martial arts. 

Josh Winterhalt’s Marriage with Sarah Wayne Callies 

The couple first crossed paths when they were attending the same college. Sarah completed her Senior Fellowship of Ingenious Studies while her future husband graduated in 1997. The duo had been dating since the late 1990s. 

The couple had been going strong and much in love for years now. They exchanged vows on the 21st of July, 2002, in a private wedding ceremony attended by their close ones. Their marital relationship has been blooming even after two decades. The two like to keep it personal when it comes to their private relationship. Despite such long-term relationships, they do not like to make appearances in front of the media. In 2006, Winterhalt was spotted with his wife at the Fox Golden Globes after-party in Beverly Hills, California. 

Do Josh Winterhalt and Sarah Have Children? 

Yes. The couple is blessed with two kinds. They welcomed their first child, a daughter, on the 20th of July, 2007, and named her Keala Winterhalt. Sarah announced her pregnancy and even spoke about it in an interview.

“I am enjoying it now, but at the beginning, it was very hard, especially while I was working and before I told anyone, and I was really sick. There were a few days where I would sort of think one foot in front of the other and just get through it. Passing that initial trimester has been an adventure and change, but it’s been an awful lot of fun too.” 

When inquired about her further plan in motherhood, she said, 

“Yes I am, but I think I am appropriately terrified of it as well. I am fully prepared to fall flat on my face, but I think it’s going to be a continuing adventure and change and one that I am certainly excited about.” 

Their second child, a son named Oakes Wayne, is adopted. Reportedly, he took his first breath in 2013. The couple and their daughter share an intimate relationship with the new member of the family. The family doesn’t make a lot of public appearances and likes to live privately. 

How much is Josh Winterhalt’s Net Worth? 

Although the information on Winterhalt remains limited, his net worth is reportedly recorded as $200,000 as of 2022. On the other hand, his wife’s net worth is $3 million.

Winterhalt has made money and earned success as a martial artist and instructor. He commands a handsome salary as an MMA instructor. According to a few reports, while most instructors’ salaries range between $31,000 and $53,000 annually, Winterhalt earns more and makes $83,000 annually. 

His wife commands a salary of $175,000 per episode in the TV series. Sarah made her film debut in 2006. Her movies have generated over $166 million worldwide in box office sales. 

Some Lesser-Known Details about Josh Winterhalt 

  • As an MMA instructor, Winterhalt favors Russian system techniques over others. 
  • The martial artist and instructor doesn’t have any social media presence. On the other hand, his wife uses social media actively for the promotion of her movies and series. 
  • Josh Wintefelt has not been spotted in the media since his last appearance in 2006. Because of his lack of pictures in the media, many times he is mistaken for other co-actors of his spouse. 
  • Josh has a home in a small town on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, where he lives happily with his family. 

Leave a Comment