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Joshua Bassett’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $1.5 Million. He is an American actor and singer from California. Joshua plays the starring role of Ricky Bowen in the hit TV series “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”.

In 2021, he made his film debut appearing as Caleb in “Limbo”. Following his success, he continued to get more gigs in the entertainment industry.

Joshua made a name and fortune from both his music and acting career. Although stepping into showbiz was not enough for him, so he earned recognition in music with the release of hit EPs.

What is Joshua Bassett’s Net Worth?

Net Worth$1.5 Million
BornDecember 22, 2000
ProfessionActor, Singer
CountryUnited States of America
Salary (Annual)$400 Thousand
Last Updated2023

Early Life

Joshua Taylor Bassett was born on December 22nd, 2000, in Oceanside, California. He is the son of Professional Pianist and Drummer Taylor Bassett. His mother Laura works as a real estate agent.

Joshua grew up with 5 sisters including Hannah, Winter, Ashley, Alison, and Claire Bassett. All of his sisters are pursuing careers in showbiz. 

Joshua was home-schooled and during that time he saw musical theater for the very first time. Later in life, he enrolled at San Marcos’ Palomar College. Growing up he developed an interest in music and showbiz. He was just 7 years old when he got a chance to perform in musical theater production.


Joshua’s first acting role was in an episode of the television series “Lethal Weapon” in 2017. Before his acting, he had done more than 30 TV commercials in his career. Joshua had guest appearances in episodes of different TV series such as “Game Shakers” and “Dirty John”.

He got his first recurring role in the TV series “Stuck in the Middle” by Disney Channel in 2018. In the following year, he starred as Linus in episodes of the medical drama series “Grey’s Anatomy”. Then the breakthrough moment of his career came when he was offered to become the cast of the hit series.

Joshua got his first lead role in Disney’s popular series “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”. Currently, that series is in its fourth season and it continued to gain more and more popularity all around the world.

In the meantime, Joshua continued to play roles in TV series such as “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The Special”, “The Disney Family Singalong”, and more. In July 2022, he and other members of High School Musical: The Musical appeared as a contestant in Celebrity Family Feud’s ninth season.

That same year he was cast in the third season of the “High School Musical: The Musical The Series”. He also wrote the original track titled “Finally Free” for the High School Musical: series.

Joshua Bassett as seen in a post (Joshua Bassett / Instagram)
Joshua Bassett as seen in a post (Joshua Bassett / Instagram)

Music Career

Outside of TV and film, Joshua tried his hand at music by signing a deal with “Warner Records” in 2020. That same year he released his debut single “Common Sense”. Joshua gained recognition when he released his second song “Anyone Else” which earned over 5 million views on YouTube.

He eventually recorded his self-titled debut EP in March 2021 after working on this for 2 years. That extended play contains a lead single “Lie Lie Lie” that went viral earning over 14 million views. At the end of 2021, he released three more tracks Crisis / Secret / Set Me Free.

“Sad Songs In A Hotel Room” was Joshua’s second EP which was released in September 2021. Then in October 2022 his new EP “Different” was on SoundCloud. Bassett also worked on collaborative tracks such as “I Think I Kinda, You Know”, “Even When/The Best Part”, and “Just for a Moment” with Olivia Rodrigo, and many more.

Personal Life

In 2019 Joshua and his fellow actress Olivia Rodrigo began dating. Their first interaction was during the set of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”. From 2019 to 2020 the couple was in a romantic relationship. Then in December 2020, they quit their relationship. According to reports, the two are good friends as of now.

In early 2021 Joshua had a 30 percent chance of survival after the septic shock and heart failure. The doctor told him if he had not gone to the hospital within 12 hours, he would have passed away.

Career Highlights

Here are some of the best highlights of Joshua Bassett’s career:

  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – (Disney Channel series)
  • Lie Lie Lie – (Song, 2021)
  • Kids’ Choice Awards (Favorite Male TV Star (Kids, 2022) – Won

Joshua Bassett Net Worth

Joshua Bassett is one of the up-and-coming celebrities in the entertainment industry. He is best known for starring as Ricky Bowen in the “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”.

Joshua not only earned popularity in showbiz but also came to the spotlight in the music industry. He has appeared in several television series and films. He also worked as a singer in the “Best of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ compilation album.

As of 2023, Joshua Basset’s net worth is roughly to be around $1.5 Million. His annual salary is about $400 thousand. The vast chunk of his money comes from his acting work, music, YouTube, and brand endorsements. “Hyundai Sonata” and “Google Nest Video Doorbell” are the two popular brands for which Joshua has been featured.

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