Who Is Josh Winterhalt? Enduring Married Life With Sarah Wayne Callies

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Josh Winterhalt came into the limelight after his marriage to The Walking Dead star Sarah Wayne Callies. The couple has been delightfully married for several years.

Despite their enduring love story, the two prefer to keep their private life out of the media. Does the couple have children? Also, know what does Sarah Wayne Callies’ husband Josh do?

In today’s article, we will try to explore everything about Winterhalt’s ultra-private life!

Who is Sarah Wayne Callies’ Husband Josh? His Career

He is a martial arts instructor as per his profession. Like his wife, Winterhalt hasn’t been in the market but has built a pretty successful path in his own way. Sources reported that he got involved in martial arts from an early age.

Josh Winterhalt Age and Bio

He was born Joshua M Winterhalt in the United States of America. As of 2023, his age is 48. Nonetheless, the information of his parents and family background is still a mystery.

He holds an American nationality and is Caucasian as per his ethnicity.


As for his academic qualification, Josh enrolled at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. He completed his graduation in the year 1997.

How Long Have Josh Winterhalt And His Wife Sarah Wayne Callies Been Married?

The couple tied the knot on 21st July 2002, in a private wedding ceremony. Their families and close friends attended the event. It’s been nearly two decades since they are in a marital relationship but it is still going strong.

Josh is married Sarah for a long time now.
Josh and wife Sarah Wayne Callies.
Source: Instagram

Despite their longtime relationship, the two have refrained from making any appearances for the past several years. Back in early 2006, Josh was spotted with his spouse at Fox Golden Globes After Party, in Beverly Hills, California.

How Long They Dated Before Their Nuptials? Their First Meeting

The couple first met while they both were studying at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. She completed her Senior Fellowship of Ingenious Studies from the college while her future husband Josh graduated in 1997.

So it looks like they began dating in the late 1990s. The two were in a relationship for years before walking down the aisle.

Josh Winterhalt Children

Josh has two kids with his spouse. They welcomed their child, a daughter Keala Winterhalt on 20th July 2007. Sarah announced her pregnancy in Jan of year.

In May 2007, the actress described her pregnancy period to FemaleFirst,

“I’m 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’d 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 the interviewer asked about her further plan in motherhood, Sarah’s reply was,

Yes I am, but I think I’m appropriately terrified of it anass well. I’m 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’m certainly excited about.”

Following the birth of their first child, the actress was on maternity leave for a few months.

Josh Winterhalt has one child with his life partner.
Josh Winterhalt’s daughter.
Source: People.com

Besides, Josh and Sarah also adopted a son named Oakes Wayne who was reportedly born in 2013. The couple and their biological daughter Keala share a close relationship with the new member of their family.

However, the family of four prefer to stay out of the media.

His Net Worth: Where Does Josh Live?

His estimated fortune is $200,000 as of 2022. On the other hand, Josh Winterhalt’s wife Sarah has a net worth of $3 million. She has racked a major portion of her wealth from her successful acting career.

The couple currently resides in New York with their kids.

Take a Look at Josh’s Wife’s Life

Born in La Grange, Illinois, Sarah is the daughter of Valerie Wayne and David E. Callies. Her parents both are professors at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. She went to Honolulu, Hawaii at age one with her family.

Callies was always destined to be an actor who developed a strong interest in the field from an early age. She honed her skills performing on various school plays at the independent Punahou School. She then went to Dartmouth College and later graduated with her master of fine arts from the National Theatre Conservatory in 2002.

Josh Winterhalt Wife Sarah Career in Show Business: Played the main role on The Walking Dead

A year after her graduation, the hoping actress made her way to New York in 2003 and scored her first acting job with a recurring role on the short-lived show Queens Supreme. She subsequently made guest appearances on shows like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and NUMB3RS as well.

The entertainer gained wide popularity following her role Sara Tancredi on the hit Fox’s Prison Break. Furthermore, Sarah is best known for her work on Prison Break: The Final Break and House.

Her major breakthrough came when the actress portrayed the main cast, Lori Grimes, wife of Rick Grimes (played by Andrew Lincoln), a sheriff’s deputy from Kentucky on the AMC horror-drama series The Walking Dead. Her highly-acclaimed performance on the project earned her three Saturn Awards nominations winning one.

Additionally, Sarah played the main role on the TV shows Colony and The Long Road Home. She also netted the main role of Robin Perry in NBC’s TV series Council of Dads in 2020.

Besides, Josh’s wife Callies has worked in a number of successful movies like The Celestine Prophecy, Faces in the Crowd, The Other Side of the Door, and more.


Sagar Chand, who goes by Cannon, is a founder at celebsuburb.com. With an aim to cover the life of celebrities, he started the website in 2020 and has been continuously working as an author, editor, and administrator. He has over 6 years of work experience in the entertainment field. Further, he is also one of the Co-Founders at Pandora Group of Companies. Contact: sagarchand242@gmail.com