Josh Ostrovsky is an American entrepreneur, social media influencer, a writer who is popular for his Instagram fame and success. Ostrovsky is also “The Fat Jew”, which is his pseudonym that is popular among his fans and followers. Josh has also appeared on several television shows and commercials.
The most surprising fact about Ostrovsky is that he is a male plus-size model who has also signed a contract for modeling with One Management. Likewise, he has also appeared on the covers of magazines like Inked, Nude and more. He has also been listed as the top 14 social media influencer’s list by CBS. Along with him, other names like Amanda Cerny, King Bach, Lele Pons are also listed.
Josh Ostrovsky: Early life, education, and career
Josh Ostrovsky was born on February 18, 1982, New York City, New York, the U.S which makes his nationality an American. He was born to parents; a Russian-born radiologist father Paul, and nutritionist mother Rebecca. josh attended the Trevor Day School and the Dwight School in Manhattan. As a child, he appeared in several commercials including one for the chocolate brand of Hershey’s. Josh went to New York University but later graduated from the State University of New York at Albany from which he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Arts.
While in college, Ostrovsky became a part of the rap trio with the name Team Facelift where he went by the name Fat Jew which was inspired from one of his counselors. The rap trio together also signed a record, Duck Down Records and released the album Mixed Emotions. However, the rap trio soon broke up.
In the year 2009, Josh started his Instagram page with the name, TheFatJewish which became viral later in the year 2013. Ostrovsky’s page was suspended for a while after he posted “an inappropriate content”. In return to this, Josh organized a rally outside Instagram’s office in New York. By the year 2014, he had become a popular name and the New York Times covered his Instagram’s profile in an article. The Instagrammer has also been roped by various companies like Burger King, Virgin Mobile, Apple and others for their product placement.
In addition to that, Josh has also been a part of the television and entertainment industry through several TV shows and music videos. He has hosted shows and appeared on music videos.
Josh Ostrovsky: Wife and personal life
The controversial figure, Josh Ostrovsky was once married. He previously married his wife, Katie Sturino in the year 2014. The marriage, however, did not last very long and unfortunately, just after three married years, the couple called it quits.
Josh Ostrovsky: Net worth
Josh Ostrovsky was also named as the Time magazine’s 30 Most Influential People on the Internet. His social media success has given him good exposure around the world. From his social media income plus benefits from other added sources, his net worth estimation is around $3m.
Josh is also active on social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and of course Instagram itself. The Instagram famous celebrity has around 10.5m followers on his Instagram. His Instagram posts are mostly comical content and memes.