Josie Maran Biography, Age, Cosmetics, Foundation, Husband And Net Worth

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Josie Maran Biography

Josie Maran born Johanna Selhorst is an American model, actress, and entrepreneur. When she was 12 years old, while attending a barbecue, a woman asked her to be in a San Francisco fashion show. She was identified by modeling agent at the show and she was encouraged to start modeling. 

She became popular after she appeared in a backstreet Boys music Video. Earlier she had worked with American Eagle Outfitters, Allen Allen and Mango. She signed with Elite Modeling agency of Los Angeles when she was 17 years old. In 1998 she appeared on her first cover with Glamour magazine. Josie has an impressive resume which includes work for Marie Claire, Guess, and Victoria’s Secret. She appeared in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for three consecutive years: from 2000 to 2002.

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Josie was born on May 8 1978 in Menlo, Park, California. She is 41 years old as of 2019.

Josie Maran Family

Josie  was born in Menlo Park, California. She is a daughter of a  Russian-Jewish ancestry father and a Dutch, French, and German ancestry mother. She attended Castilleja School, an all-girls school in Palo Alto, California, from grades 6 to 12.

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Jose married David Belle on August 26, 2018.

On August 24, 2018 Josie  took to her official Instagram and Facebook pages to post the news of her upcoming nuptials.

Jose also used the opportunity to promote her cosmetic line at QVC. But our attention is on her soon-to-be husband, David Belle.

Josie and her ex-partner, Iranian-American photographer Ali Alborzi, have two daughters, Rumi Joon, born on June 20, 2006,  and Indi Joon, born on July 1, 2012. It is not yet clear if the two were husband and wife or not.

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Josie  launched her own natural cosmetics product line, named Josie Maran Cosmetics in June 2007. The company motto is “luxury with a conscience” and the main ingredient of the skincare and cosmetics is fair trade argan oil, grown and harvested by co-ops of Moroccan women. Josie Maran cosmetics are sold on QVC and at Sephora.

Josie Maran Milk

Josie’s revolutionary anti-aging Pure Argan Milk marries the hydration of skin-balancing purified water with rejuvenating 100% Pure Argan Oil for plumper-looking, nourished skin.

Josie Maran Vibrancy

A revolutionary medium-to-full coverage skin care foundation fluid powered by 100 percent pure argan oil and nutrient-rich pigments for vibrant, glowing skin.

Activate your skin’s vitality with Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid. Like a fresh squeezed juice, Vibrancy utilizes a revolutionary cold-pressed process that preserves the powerful, hand-selected ingredients for the freshest, most effective skin care foundation. Vibrancy energizes your skin with the essential nutrients it craves and is designed to interact and adapt to the movements of your skin with delicate fluidity for a radiant, dimensional finish. The breathable, lightweight, medium-to-full coverage formula features a powerful blend of moisture-enhancing ingredients that help soothe, smooth, and restore skin’s luminosity.

Josie Maran Net Worth

Josie has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

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Josie Maran Movies

Swatters (2002) as Susan
The Mallory Effect (2002) as Mallory
The Aviator (2004) as Thelma
Little Black Book (2004) as Lulu Fritz
Van Helsing (2004) as Marishka
The Confession (2005) as Wife
The Gravedancers (2005) as Kira Hayden
Need For Speed: Most Wanted (VG) (2005) as Mia Townsend

Josie Maran Model

Josie signed with the Elite modeling agency of Los Angeles when she was 17 years old.  In 1998 Josie appeared on her first cover with Glamour magazine ; she was then the featured Guess? Girl in their summer 1998 and fall 1998 campaigns. Josie build a résumé of over 25 commercials and advertisements, including playing Howie D’s companion in the music video of Backstreet Boys hit “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)”,  in which she was bitten on the neck by Count Dracula (played by Howie D).  She moved cross-country to join with Elite in New York City.  Josie landed a multi-year deal with Maybelline in 1999.  She appeared in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for three consecutive years: from 2000 to 2002.


Josie appeared in an independent film, as title character Mallory in The Mallory Effect in 2001. In 2002 she followed this by appearing as Susan in Swatters. Josie appeared in three films in 2004: As a French model in Little Black Book, as one of Dracula’s brides, Marishka, in Van Helsing, and briefly as a cigarette girl in The Aviator. In 2005 she appeared in a short film “The Confession” alongside Wentworth Miller , and as Kira Hayden in The Gravedancers in 2006.

Josie appeared in the street-racing video game Need for Speed: Most Wanted released in November 2005. She played Mia Townsend, who guides the player’s character through the game.

Josie competed in the 2007 season of Dancing with the Stars but she and dance partner Alec Mazo were the first couple eliminated.

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