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Josie Lynn Shalhoub is an American essayist, short story writer and food writer. She is widely known for being the daughter of the popular American actor Tony Shalhoub. Read ahead to get more information about her early life, family and more.

Early Life

Josie Lynn Shalhoub was born in 1989 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is Christian by faith. She is not a biological child of Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams. They adopted her and also Sophie Shalhoub. Sophie was born in 1993. But they never made them feel like their adopted children, they loved them as their own. They tried their best to be a good parent and did good upbringing of both the children. She grew up with her sister in Chilmark Massachusetts. She currently lives in New Jersey, USA. She is 35 years old now.

Personal Life

Josie met a guy named Traver on the trip to New York. They dated each other not for a long time, soon he proposed to her. Finally, in August 2015, they tied the knot. They have been living a happy married life since then. They also have a son whose name is not known. She shared her picture with her husband and their son on Instagram.

All About Her Parents

Her father Tony Shalhoub is a well-known actor, born on 9th October, 1953, in Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA. He was born to Joe Shalhoub and Helen Shalhoub. He has gained numerous achievements throughout his life. He has received several awards and nominations. He was awarded four Emmy Awards, a Daytime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, six Screen Actor Guild Awards and a Tony Award. Some of his notable films:

  • Quick Change.
  • Barton Fink.
  • Big Night.
  • Men in Black.

He married actress Brooke Adams in 1992. They have worked together in many films and shows. She is best known for her roles in “Days of Heaven (1978),” “Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)” and “The Dead Zone.” Josie’s father’s net worth is $20 million and her mother’s is $10 million. Both of her parents are established in their career.

Social Media

She is a celebrity kid, but she does not want to be the focus of the media. She is moderately active on Instagram and twitter. Most of her posts are about her family, husband and son. She is living a glamorous life in her own way with her family.


As a career she has chosen a path totally different from her father. She is a writer by profession. She has written some non-fiction articles where she has conveyed her emotions which she experienced during the Covid-19 pandemic. Her juxtaposes love, fear of losing your favourite ones and gratitude towards life into her writing. Her writings such as Home and The Tea Shoppe have been published in Bon Appetit magazine, McSweeney’s, Audible.


Josie Lynn Shalhoub is the daughter of renowned Hollywood personality Tony Shalhoub. She is an independent woman and a good human being. She is living her life on her own income. Being a hard-working woman, she does not need her father’s fame, she will establish her career like her father.