The Hunger Game Star Josh Hutcherson's Net worth and Movie Career

July 14, 2016
First published on:July 14, 2016
by HitBerry

Josh Hutcherson is contagious, you won't be getting enough of him even if you had it enough.

He's cute and adorable. He looks just like 16 with the beard. Damn most of you  must be fans of him from the Hunger Games movie.

In the box office record-setting movie series The Hunger games, Hutcherson was the one who landed the leading role of Peeta Mellark. He raked three MTV Movie Award and a People's Choice Award from The Hunger Games.

Josh Hutcherson has a net worth of $16 million. The highly-anticipated Hunger Games movie franchise wrapped up in over $2.31 billion worldwide. The "Mockingjay" sequel earned $348 million - $134 million from its opening weekend alone enough to cover the movie's $125 million production budget.


Photo of Hunger Games Movie Starring actors

His other famous movies are Little Manhattan(2005), Zathura(2005), Bridge to Terabithia(2008), and Journey to the centre of the earth (2008).

Throughout his career, Hutcherson has been able to do both directing and producing. But back in 2002, Hutcherson started his journey to Hollywood through television commercials as Nicky Harper in Pilot episode of House Blend and Becoming Glen. In 2005, Hutcherson made a debut in Hollywood movies. He played Kicking & Screaming, 2005's Little Manhattan and Jon Favreau's Zathura from which he was awarded Young Artist for "Best performance in a Feature Film by a Leading Young Actor".

In 2007, Hutcherson breakthrough the Hollywood Film industry with fantasy drama Bridge to Terabithia, shot in New Zealand. In the coming years, he performed as a lead actor in movies like Firehouse Dog, Winged Creatures, Journey to the Center of the Earth, The Vampire's Assistant, The Kids are all right and the Third Rule as Chuck in 2010. Finally, in 2013, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire came in the box office. And Guess who, Hutcherson was the lead actor as Peeta Mellark. The movie was a huge hit as so the next series of it came in; The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014),  Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015). Hutcherson became also an executive producer in 2015 movies like Escobar: Paradise Lost and The Rusted.

His new upcoming movies include In Dubious Battle, The Masterpiece and The Long home; supposed to be released in early 2017.

Hutcherson has dated 11 girls so far. He briefly dated his Journey 2 co-star Vanessa Hudgens. His passion included riding the heavy motorcycle. And we might be seeing more romance from this cute star boy.


In 2012, He adopted a driver named pit bull.

If you are a twitter user,  Josh Hutcherson Answers Fans's Twitter Questions are here with "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"

Hutcherson is an ardent supporter of gay rights because his early life included two homosexual uncles who died of AIDS before he came to this world. He is working with the Straight But Not Narrow, a non-profit group.