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Josh Temple          

Host of DIY Network's "House Crashers" & "Disaster House"

Josh Temple is the host of NBC Universal’s “America’s Toughest Jobs”.

NBC Universal hired Josh because he represents the spirit of “ATJ”; his adventurous attitude, work ethic, and improvisational skills are the perfect complement to the new, hit show. His respect for the jobs and the men and women who perform these jobs everyday is immense and made it easy for him to show up to work. He considers himself very fortunate to have had this incredible experience.

Josh has hosted several shows including “Ultimate Treehouse,” and “Dude Room” for the Discovery Channel, DIY Network's series "House Crashers" and "Disaster House," “Backyard Nation” for TLC, and still hosts the golf show, “The Clubhouse" for RSN.

Temple recently finished a supporting role in the independent feature, “All Ages Night,” directed by Nancy Stein and has also had co-starring roles in “Will & Grace” and HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” He has also been in many films. He does voice-over work on the animated project, “The Bounty Killer” (and yes, he is The Bounty Killer). He also has done many commercials for television and radio.

Temple is a proud native of Merced, California in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a degree in History. He then moved to San Francisco and worked in construction for seven years. It was in San Francisco that he saw his first improv show at Bay Area Theatre Sports. He went through school and started performing on a regular basis. He credits B.A.T.S. as the reason he is still in entertainment. It’s also the reason he’s married. On a particularly fortuitous night, Josh spotted his future wife Liza in the audience.

Temple has traveled the world. He has been all over Europe, skydived in Australia, bungee jumped and river rafted in Africa. He has also played golf on some of the finest courses in the world. Currently a 3 handicap, he is a golf fanatic.

But most importantly, Temple is a proud husband, father, son, and brother.

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Since he is known for his expertise and hosting on hit shows such as America's Toughest Jobs, House Crashers, Flipping the Block, DIY Insider, and Disaster Houses- Josh can talk pretty much anything relating to DIY, Flipping, Renovating, Custom Design, small to large home improvement, materials, remodeling, budgets, etc. Josh is a licensed contractor and currently and actively works on houses and projects. Josh is always knee deep in a build, renovation or remodel, so he can always share real life in the moment experiences and stories, in real time.

There is also another side of Josh that is very personable- the Husband, Dad, Best Friend, and Family Man. He is also very charitable and speaks about young men and women making a career in this trade. He often talks about trade school classes. BOYS TOWN is an amazing program near and dear to his heart. Josh loves to share inspirational, motivational, and empowering stories from his own journey and new ideas for home building.

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Meet Josh Temple: DIY Network host, licensed contractor, funny dude

Meet Josh Temple. He is the one who will be guiding us through our on screen "House Crashers" adventure. And, as a plus, he seems like a nice dude.

Josh Temple Talks Parenting

As the host of several popular home improvement reality shows, Josh Temple is a familiar face on television these days. But did you know that in addition to his day job, Josh also is a parent. When he needs help and advice with his kids on anything from discipline to household chores, he trusts the parenting experts at Boys Town.

HOME & GARDEN HGTV's 'Beach Flip' host Josh Temple shares DIY tips for beach house projects

Like a doctor at a cocktail party, general contractor and TV personality Josh Temple often finds himself cornered by anxious homeowners looking for advice. “It happens absolutely everywhere I go! Like yesterday I was at the airport and when you’re waiting an hour to board, people start pulling out pictures of their bathrooms and kitchens,” he says with a chuckle. “But it’s a compliment, at least that’s how I take it, so I embrace it.”

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