Who is Joshua Devane? Know Everything about Actor William Devane’s Son

By Neetiz | Updated on May 4, 2022
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    Joshua Devane aka Josh Devane was born the son of actor William Devane and his wife Eugenie Devane. His father, William is most well-known for his role as Greg Sumner in the soap opera Knots Landing. Besides, he is also famous for his works in movies like Family Plot, Marathon Man, and Rolling Thunder among others.

    Being a son of an actor, Josh developed a keen interest in acting during his childhood days. In fact, he also got chances to work in movies and TV series in the ’80s and’90s. Some of his notable works came in Timestalkers, Knots Landing, and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.

    Before he invested much time in his acting career, Josh decided not to follow in his father’s footsteps. And as of now, Josh works as a Realtor and is far away from showbiz. Although he is far away from the showbiz, people are still curious to know about him, especially due to his dad’s popularity. So without further delay, let’s dig into today’s topic and know more about Joshua Devane.

    Joshua Devane Birthday, Parents, and Early Life-What’s His Age in 2022?

    Josh was born in September 1964 in California, the United States and as of May 2022, he is 57 years old. As we mentioned before, he is a son of actor William and his wife of 60 years, Eugenie Devane. He has an older brother, Bill Devane.

    Josh is an American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity as his grandfather had Irish descent and his grandmother had Dutch and German roots. As far as his education is concerned, Josh is an American Academy of Dramatic Arts graduate-graduated in the year 1985.

    Joshua Devane with his parents and siblings
    Josh with his parents William and Eugenie Devane and brother

    Likewise, being the son of famous celebrity, it is safe to say that he had a very normal and happy childhood.

    Devane’s Family – Short Description of His Parents’ Love Life and Marriage

    Joshua Devane’s father William Devane is a very popular face and respected figure in the movie industry. He worked in many films and series earning Emmy nominations twice in his career.

    One of his Emmy nominated roles was as the former US President John F. Kennedy in the docudrama, Missiles of October.

    William Devane, father of Joshua Devane portrayed John F Kennedy in the docudrama, Missiles of October
    William Devane, father of Joshua Devane received an Emmy nomination for his role as former US president John F. Kennedy in the docudrama, Missiles of October.

    William also worked in a series called Knots Landing where Josh also got the opportunity to make his television appearance as young Greg Sumner while his father, William played the role of Greg Sumner.

    The character is arguably William’s most loved work. Josh considers himself fortunate to play the younger version of his father’s most loved character.

    His Older Brother Died at a Young Age

    Joshua had an older brother named Bill Devane whom he lost at a fairly young age. As per the reports, Bill died in a car accident. Meanwhile, many online sites, including Wikipedia mention that Josh had one brother, however, going through his social media, we came to know that he has one more brother, Jacob Devane.

    Josh had shared a photo of him with his brother on his Instagram back in May 2013 where his caption read: “#tbt might be the last time I wore a tie! #laquinta #realestate #brother #family #whatsup.”

    Based on this post, we can safely say that Josh had two siblings. However, his parents haven’t spoken about their kids in public which makes it a little doubtful though.

    Joshua Devane Started His  Career in Acting

    He started out his career as an actor. His first acting role came in the science fiction movie, Timestalkers in 1987 by Michael Schultz. Even though he didn’t get a longer screen time, his performance was well-noted by the critics.

    After that, Josh starred in a few renowned films such as 18 Again, The Preppie Murder, and Blind Witness.

    On the other hand, he also worked in Television series. As mentioned above, his portrayal of junior Greg Sumner in Knots Landing was well-received by the audience. He appeared in six episodes of the series.

    Joshua Devane played the role of young Greg Sumner in the popular series Knots Landing
    Joshua Devane appeared in six episodes playing the role of young Greg Sumner in the popular series, Knots Landing.

    After a couple of years in acting, Josh didn’t find motivation in the field and changed his career.  Meanwhile, years after he stopped acting, he made his television appearance in a mini-series, 24: Live Another Day in 2014.

    What Does He Do Currently? Is Josh a Real Estate Agent?

    Following his short acting career, Josh currently works as a realtor at Bennion Deville Homes. He started working there in late 2015. Additionally, he has his own website where he actively seeks buyers and investors with his partner Sondra Andersen.

    As it turns out, Josh’s mother, Eugenie Devane inspired him in getting into the real estate business. Furthermore, Josh watched his mother sell properties to celebrity clientele in Hollywood Hills which eventually helped him progress in the particular field.

    Josh started his career as a realtor from Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in November 2011. After working there for one and a half years, he joined HK Clane Real Estate, California in 2013 April. After that, he again worked for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for nine months.


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    As a matter of fact, Joshua Devane owned Devane’s Italian Kitchen in Rancho Mirage, California before becoming a real estate agent.

    Joshua Devane Personal Life: Who is He Married To?

    Josh is not married at present, however, he has been in a relationship with his long-time partner Sondra Anderson. His partner, Anderson is from Manteno, Illinois. They are not only real-life partners but also business partners.

    Josh and his long-time partner, Sondra Anderson
    Joshua Devane and his long-time partner, Sondra Anderson

    They probably meet during their professional journey, however, they have kept their mouth sealed when it comes to sharing their love life. Nevertheless, we do know that Josh and Anderson are parents of four kids. Anderson has mentioned on her Instagram bio that she loves all four kids. On the other hand, she has posted her four children’s photo on her Facebook cover.

    Josh and his partner Sondra's four kids
    Joshua’s four children he shares with his partner Sondra Anderson

    Meanwhile, back in May 2018, on the occasion of Mother’s Day, Josh shared a couple of photos featuring his wife, children, parents, and brother on his Instagram. “No better way to spend #mothersday than with these #beautiful #moms !” wrote Josh in the caption.

    Meanwhile, talking about Joshua’s partner, she was born and raised in the state of Illinois. She completed her graduation from Robert Morris University.

    Joshua Devane Lives a Very Lavish Lifestyle – What is His Net Worth?

    Devane has had a decent career in real estate. He earns well and lives a lavish life with his partner and children. Even though his exact net worth is not available at the moment, we can easily speculate it to range in millions. Meanwhile, some online sources have mentioned that he has a net worth of $2 million in 2022.

    Joshua Devane resides in La Quinta, California.

    Joshua Devane’s Social Media

    Josh is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. He frequently shares his professional life on his social media while he is a little secretive about his personal details.

    Quick Facts about Joshua Devane

    • He is a member of PGA West Golf
    • Joshua Devane loves Dogs
    • Josh is a fitness enthusiast and loves challenging his body.
    • He can be seen competing on Spartan TV where people challenge themselves physically.

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