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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 24 February 1971New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameJoshua Oren Bernstein
Nickname JB
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Explorer, author, and wilderness educator Josh Bernstein is best known as the host of the hit adventure/archaeology series "Digging for the Truth" on The History Channel. In the past three years, he has traveled by camel, car, train and plane through Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Cyprus, Easter Island, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Mongolia, Peru, South Africa, Turkey, Yemen and Zimbabwe (among others).

Since 1997, Josh has served as president & CEO of BOSS, the Boulder Outdoor Survival School, the oldest and largest survival school in the world, and he has appeared as an expert on survival and survival training on several national news programs, including NBC News, ABC News, CBS News and the Today show. When not exploring the tombs of Egypt or the jungles of the Amazon, Josh lives between a yurt in Southern Utah and an apartment in New York City.

In 2007, Josh joined Discovery Channel to host and executive produce specials and series focusing on anthropology, archaeology and environmental issues. In addition to his work for several environmental organizations, Josh is an active member of The Explorers Club, The Royal Geographical Society, and The American Museum of Natural History.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: THC

Trivia (7)

President and CEO of BOSS, the Boulder Outdoor Survival School, the oldest and largest wilderness survival school in the world.
Has an identical twin brother, Andrew Bernstein, who is the founder of ActivInsight, a stress management process for individuals and corporations.
A Fellow of The Explorers Club and The Royal Geographical Society.
Drives an Australian FJ45 Toyota Land Cruiser that runs on used vegetable oil.
Double-majored in anthropology and psychology at Cornell University.

Was a two-term president of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity at Cornell.
Attended and graduated from Horace Mann School, in Riverdale New York.
July 2010: Engaged to Lily Snyder.

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