Josh Kennedy

Josh Kennedy is a popular Australian rules footballer. He has been playing for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL) since 2008. He has also played for Carlton in 2006 and 2007. He has been massively successful and no other West Coast footballer has scored more goals than him in their career. He has scored 645 goals in his career, to date, and has won Coleman Medal in 2015 and 2016.

Well, how well do you know about Josh Kennedy? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Josh Kennedy’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Josh Kennedy to date.

Biography and Early Life

Josh Kennedy, whose full name is Joshua J. Kennedy, was born on the 25th of August 1987 in the town of Collie in Western Australia, Australia. He was born to parents, Jenny Peterson and Jamie Kennedy, both of whom played basketball professionally. Apart from Collie, the family also lived in Canberra, Townsville, and Perth before ultimately choosing to settle in Northampton.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Josh Kennedy in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Josh Kennedy’s age is 33 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 25 August 1987. Though, he is 6′ 5″ in feet and inches and 196 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 229 lbs in Pound and 104 kg in Kilograms.


Josh Kennedy received his education from Nagle Catholic College, which is located in the city of Geraldton in Australia. For some time, he also trained at AIS/AFL Academy in Canberra. He played football for Northampton in the Great Northern Football League (GNFL) and East Fremantle in West Australian Football League (WAFL). He also played football for Western Australia at under 16 and 18 levels.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Josh Kennedy and Lauren Atkinson have been together since 2008, but they only got married in 2016. Together, they have two daughters, Sage and Lottie Kennedy. Lauren Atkinson is an artist by profession.

Is Josh Kennedy Gay?

Josh Kennedy is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation and is neither gay nor bisexual. He has been married to artist Lauren Atkinson since 2016 with whom he shares two daughters as well. Apart from that, there’s no record of his previous relationship(s). Going by his relationship history, it’s clear that he is straight.

Professional Career

Josh Kennedy began his senior career in 2006 after being selected as the 4th pick in the 2005 National Draft by Carlton Football Club. In his debut season, he scored 5 goals in 9 games while he scored 6 goals in 13 games. He has been playing for West Coast since 2008. He has found enormous success with West Coast and he has scored 662 goals in 249 games for the team. He scored 80 goals and 82 goals in 2015 and 2016 respectively and also won the Coleman Medal in both years.  He was also named to the All-Australian team in 2015, 2016, and 2017.


  • Josh Kennedy was the winner of the Glendinning–Allan Medal in 2016, 2017, and 2020.
  • Josh Kennedy scored most goals for West Coast in  2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2020.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Josh Kennedy in 2021

As of 2021, Josh Kennedy has garnered a net worth of $2 Million. He has garnered almost all of his earnings from his career as an Australian rules footballer. Seeing how successful he has been in his career, it’s no surprise that he is a millionaire.

Josh Kennedy is easily one of the best Australian rules footballers of all time and it’s hard to disagree on that. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors and hope he continues to amaze us with his performances like he always has.


Facts of Joshua J. Kennedy

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJoshua J. Kennedy
  • birthplaceCollie, Western Australia, Australia
  • Date of Birth August 25, 1987
  • Age 36 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • nationalityAustralian
  • religion
  • net worth$2 Million
  • professionAustralian rules footballer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 104 Kg, In Pounds – 229 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 196 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 5″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorBrown
  • high schoolNagle Catholic College

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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