Jocelyn Howard bio: What is known about Ron Howard’s daughter?

Jocelyn Howard bio: What is known about Ron Howard’s daughter?

Jocelyn Howard is an American-born actress and celebrity kid. More than acting, she is famous for being the daughter of the popular actor Ron Howard and celebrated author Cheryl Howard. Her family has a long history in the industry.

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It is easier to join and prosper in an industry where your family has already established roots. It means you have the right connections as well as the necessary stepping stones. Jocelyn is one of the lucky few kids who have had her family as her stepping stones.

Jocelyn Howard profile summary

  • Full name: Jocelyn Carlyle Howard
  • Date of birth: 5th February 1985
  • Place of birth: LA, California
  • Age: 35 years (as of 2020)
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches
  • Weight: 64kg
  • Profession: Actress


Jocelyn was born on 5th February 1985 in Los Angeles, California in the United States. She is the daughter of Ron Howard (father) and Cheryl Howard (mother).

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Ron Howard's daughter, Jocelyn, was born and raised in a family of celebrities. Everyone in Ron Howard family has had a stint in the entertainment industry.

Ron is an acclaimed Hollywood actor and filmmaker. He has been featured in The Andy and Griffith Show (1960 to 1968), The Music Man (1962), and The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963) among other movies.

Ron has directed the likes of A Beautiful Mind (2001), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2017).

Her mother, Cheryl, is a celebrated author and has appeared in numerous films directed by her husband. Some of her books include

  • 2005 - Heart and Desire
  • 2005 - In the Face of Jinn: A Novel
  • 2014 -Tell Me a Story: Children's Daily Stories from the Farm

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Jocelyn has three siblings, an elder sister, a twin sister, and a younger brother. Ron Howard children names are Bryce Dallas, Jocelyn Carlyle, Paige Carlyle, and Reed Cross. Jocelyn and Paige Howard share the same middle name.

Ron Howard kids have been named after their places of conception.

  • Dallas - Bryce, named after Dallas City in Texas.
  • Carlyle - Paige and Jocelyn Howard, named after Carlyle Hotel.
  • Cross - Reed was conceived in a Volvo, but his parents broke the naming tradition since it wasn't a good name. They gave him Cross, which is the name of a street in London.

Bryce is a renowned professional American actress who started her acting career in 1989. Some of her most popular films are The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010), Jurassic World (2015), and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018).

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Jocelyn's twin sister, Paige is a famous actress. She has been in the industry for more than a decade now. Her youngest brother, Reed, is a talented actor, movie producer, writer, and director.

Jocelyn has had the shortest stint in filmography among Ron Howard's children. She has only starred in one TV show, Arrested Development, alongside her twin sister.

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All of Jocelyn's siblings have been involved in the film industry and have chosen it as their life-long career except herself.

She is the only Ron Howard daughter who tried the industry once and decided that that was enough. After one of Jocelyn Howard movies, she decided she wanted to pursue a career away from the film industry.

Jocelyn has only made one appearance in her career as an actress. She was cast on Arrested Development in the Emotional Baggage episode as Jocelyn Howard.

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Jocelyn Howard wedding and husband

Who is Jocelyn Howard husband? Not so much is known about her dating life or marriage.

Jocelyn Howard was born into a family with firm roots in the entertainment industry. However, after a short stint in filmography, she opted to go on a different career path. She would rather follow her passion than dynasty.

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