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Josh Martinez Gay, Family, Sister - Josh Martinez Tested Covid Positive before Big Brother S22

By WN Writer | Updated On: 18 Mar, 2021
Josh Martinez Gay, Family, Sister - Josh Martinez Tested Covid Positive before Big Brother S22

Quick Information

Date of Birth January 04, 1994
Age 27 Years 3 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession TV Personality
Marital Status Unmarried
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Ethnicity Mixed
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height N/A
Siblings Maytee Martinez (Sister)

In February 2021, Josh Martinez, winner of the 19th season of Big Brother, admitted on being approached for the all-star season of Big Brother & being dropped out of the show two days before the premiere, as he tested positive for Covid. The star, however, had been misleading the public with denials of Covid positive results.

Josh Martinez Dropped out of Big Brother S22

After winning the 19th season of Big Brother, Josh Martinez was looking forward to the series's all-star season. Josh was approached, willing, and ready to spell his charm once again at Big Brother. Martinez was heartbroken as he had to drop out of the show two days before the premier.

Is Josh Martinez Gay?

Josh Martinez posses in his orange palm tree print shirt

Josh explained to his fan he had been asked out of the show concerning his positive Covid results. He had been heartbroken on knowing this, as he was looking forward on being on Big Brother S22. He had twice presented negative Covid test results to the crew. Still, because of his health condition and the final positive Covid testing, he had to withdraw his participation last minute.

Martinez admits he had the most depressing and traumatic experience while being sick with Covid. But he was quick to recover and join The Challenge 36 immediately after his successful quarantine.

Josh Martinez Rumored Gay

Josh Martinez won millions of hearts as he bought home the winning trophy of the reality show Big Brother S19. Participating in a TV reality show brings along with limelight the burden of the constant public eye. Josh has been non-communicative about his relationships. Being a public figure, his coyness to express his love life has often been questioned. 

Josh’s relationship with Ramses Soto, a former contestant of BB 19, who has opened up on being gay, created chaos among many. Josh had a bonding with him, which raised the media speculation regarding his sexuality. Josh is a very open and energetic person who gels well with everyone despite their sexual orientation. 

Josh Martinez rumored to be gay

Josh Martinez gives a poker face pose in his white sweatshirt matched with a black jacket. 

On 11 Jan 2018, one of Josh’s  followers, Nick Brown, claimed ‘he is gay and has always been the elephant in the closest.’ Due to such rumors and speculations on him being gay, many of his fans are curious about his sexual orientation. Whether Josh is gay or not, or about his relationships, he is yet to open up to the public.  

Josh Martinez’s Family Members; Business Partner Brother & Celebrity Sister

Josh was raised by his parents in Miami along with his siblings. He is typically a mama’s boy and shares an intimate bond with his family members. Josh expresses his love and gratitude towards his parents publicly through different posts and pictures on social media.

Josh Martinez poses with his father for a picture posted on 16 April 2018 

Josh has a brother and a sister. Martinez’s sister, Maytee Martinez, is a model and an actress. He describes his relationship with his siblings as more like best friends. Josh's family had to evacuate their home due to Hurricane Irma in 2017. But they refused to inform him because he would divert from the show.

Josh Martinez’s Net Worth

Josh Martinez has been deriving his net worth mainly from his family business of hair care company. He added prize money of $500,000 after winning ‘Big Brother 19’ to his net worth. He is also collecting lofty salaries by appearing in movies.

Josh runs a haircare company along with his brother, which his family owns. With spiking fame, he also appears in the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. We saw Josh Martinez recently in the MTV series The Challenge 36.

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Josh Martinez's ethnicity, bio, age & sexuality

Josh Martinez looks right through the camera on his navy blue; woolen cap and T-shirt.

Josh Martinez was born on 4 January 1994 in West New York, New Jersey. He holds an American nationality. Martinez holds Latino and Cuban ethnicity. He has a birth sign of Capricorn. The reality star currently resides in Florida.