Joshua James Richards- Net Worth, Bio, Age, Ethnicity, Height, Career

Joshua James Richards

Joshua James Richards is a well-known British writer, director, professional cinematographer, and entrepreneur from Poole, England. He is best known for his incredible movie shots. Joshua, a professional cinematographer, has also shot a number of films, including Hot Dog Voodoo, Birth of a Poet, Sampling, and others.

He shot the film “Nomadland,” which catapulted him into the spotlight. He was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematographer in 2021. Let me tell you that his partner and Nomadland’s director, “Chloé Zhao,” won the Oscar on April 25, 2021.

Joshua James, in addition to cinematography, has directed and written for a number of short films and television shows. Scroll down to learn more about Joshua James Richards’ life story.

Quick Facts

Full Real NameJoshua James Richards.
Age 38 years old.
ProfessionCinematographer, Director, and Writer.
Date of Birth1985.
Place of BirthPoole, England, United Kingdom.
Current ResidenceOjai, California, United States.
Alma materBournemouth University Film and Television School.
New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
Net worth$5-6 million USD (approx.).
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 10″
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 75 kg
Eye ColorBrown.
Hair ColorBrown.

Joshua James Richards Biography

Joshua James Richards a talented cinematographer, was born in the year 1985 to his parents. His exact date of birth is unknown. Joshua James Richards is 38 years old, according to his birth year (as of 2023). He was born in the English town of Poole, in the United Kingdom.

Joshua adheres to the Christian faith. Richard has had a lifelong fascination with filmmaking and cinematography. Joshua James graduated from Bournemouth University’s Film and Television School, according to sources.

Following that, he relocated to the United States and enrolled in the New York University Tisch School of the Arts for further studies. He began focusing on his career after finishing his course. He is now a well-known cinematographer in the industry.

Joshua James Richards comes from a well-established family and is of pure white caucasian ethnicity. There is no accurate information about his family members.

His father is an entrepreneur. His mother, on the other hand, is a stay-at-home mom. Joshua grew up in Poole, England, playing with his siblings.

Joshua James Richards
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Professional Life

Joshua James Richards started out as a cinematographer. Initially, he created short videos and miniseries. Later, he began producing feature-length films.

He worked as a cinematographer on many films, including Light Rider, No Sour Meadows, The Rider, 2017God’s Own Country, Eternals, and others.

He was nominated for an Academy Award for his outstanding performance in the film Nomadland (directed by his partner Chloé Zhao).

The Hot Dog Enlighten Us, Voodoo.37. The Birth of a Poet Eternals. Skin change. Don’t forget about me. The Good Old Days. Boneshaker. Rectangibles. The Lipstick Spot. Rider of Light. There are no sour meadows. Afronauts.Songs My brothers were the ones who taught me. The Intruder. The Rider’s name. 2017 God’s Own Country is a phrase that means “God’s Own Country.” Bam by Jay Z, featuring Damian Marley.

Joshua James Richards Net Worth

How rich is Joshua James Richards? Joshua James Richards has a net worth of $5-6 million USD as of December 2023 as a result of his career (approx.).

Joshua James Richards Girlfriend & Dating

Who is Joshua James Richards dating? According to media reports, Joshua James Richards is dating Chinese director “Chloé Zhao.” According to sources, they were both college friends. They finished their education at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts together.

They used to make short films during their college years. Following that, they began collaborating and creating movies and short series. They’ve both been spotted on numerous occasions.


  • Joshua James Richards also works as a director and writer.
  • He also directed a number of short films and miniseries.
  • Joshua James Richards primarily appeared in Chloé Zhao’s films.
  • James Richards, a well-known cinematographer, has also collaborated with well-known celebrities.
  • He prefers Arri and Red cameras as a professional cinematographer.