Josh Flagg has a $35 million net worth as an American real estate agent and TV personality. Josh Flagg has amassed an extraordinary amount of popularity, success, and fortune over the course of his career as one of California’s most successful real estate brokers.
Despite his status as a reality TV star, Josh Flagg is a true professional who understands his way around the real estate industry. He also contributes to a number of real estate periodicals.
Josh Flagg is also a well-known author who has published a number of books. Over the course of his career, Josh had been involved in the selling of over $1 billion in real estate.
Early Life And Education
Josh Flagg was born in Los Angeles, California on August 20, 1985. He is the son of Los Angeles residents Michael and Cindy (Platt) Flagg. He is the great-grandson of Benjamin Platt, the founder and proprietor of the nationwide Platt Music Corporation chain of stores, and the grandson of philanthropist, electronics industry entrepreneur, and Jewish activist Herman Platt.
Flagg is the grandson of American (Romanian-born) fashion industry entrepreneur and designer Edith Flagg, who is most known for being one of the first designers in the United States to import polyester as a fashion cloth. Edith was later noted for her recurring role alongside her grandson on Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles.
Flagg attended Brentwood School, a private school in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, where he grew up. Flagg transferred from Brentwood to Beverly Hills High School in 2003, where he graduated the following year.
Real Estate: Personal
Josh spent $4.4 million for a Beverly Hills house in 2015, which he flipped for a $1.1 million profit a few months later.
Josh bought a $7 million Beverly Hills property in July 2018. The house, which was completed in 1928, has 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, and a total living area of 4,500 square feet.
Josh moved out of their joint mansion and into the Beverly Hills Hotel after his divorce from Bobby Boyd. He paid $9.2 million for a new Beverly Hills property in March 2022. There are 7 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms in this 7,000 square-foot house.
At the age of 18, Flagg began working as a real estate salesperson, selling homes in high-end communities such as Beverly Hills and the Sunset Strip. Flagg began his career working for real estate broker Bruce Nelson at the John Bruce Nelson company in Bel Air while still in high school, followed by a brief spell at the Coldwell Banker Beverly Hills East office in 2007.
Flagg has had multiple record sales in his tenure as a real estate agent, including the largest selling in Brentwood Park history and a $25 million home sale in Beverly Hills. He’s also worked as a listing agent for prestigious estates like Merv Griffin’s Bel Air home and Dorothy Chandler’s Hancock Park home. Adam Levine, Steve Aoki, Shonda Rhymes, and Tom Ford are among the celebrities he has sold homes to.
Flagg created “Josh Flagg Estates” in 2009 while working at Keller Williams Westside in Los Angeles, California. According to Forbes, during his career, Flagg has sold over $1 billion in real estate. Later, he started working with Rodeo Realty.
Los Angeles Million Dollar Listing In 2006, Flagg was chosen, along with two other agents, Madison Hildebrand and Chad Rogers, to star in a reality TV series about their real estate businesses. They began production for Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles in August 2006, and the show premiered on Bravo in August 2007. The show stayed with the original ensemble until Season 4, when Josh Altman joined Flagg and Hildebrand on the show.
Hildebrand quit the show after Season 6 ended in 2013, leaving Flagg as the only original cast member. For Season 7, James Harris and David Parnes joined Flagg and Altman. In 2017, the show’s tenth season premiered, with Flagg, Harris, Hildebrand, and Parnes returning, as well as realtor Tracy Tutor joining the cast.