Joshua John Devine
July 9, 1991 (age 29)
Josh Devine is an English drummer, singer, and songwriter. He is best known as the drummer for One Direction. He drummed for all four of One Direction's world tours. Devine released his debut solo EP, Through The Fire, as a solo artist in August 2015, alongside Ollie Green.
Josh was born in Bournemouth, England on 9 July, 1991, residing there until age 10, when he moved to Leicestershire with his family.
He started his drumming career at a very early age and passed his Grade 8 drum qualification during his early teens. Furthermore, Josh has a broad knowledge of music theory and applies this to his skills as a writer and producer of his own music.
In 2015, he released his first solo album titled Through The Fire.
In 2017, he released several singles with the band Evaride, but announced his withdrawal from the band a year later.
In 2011, Devine found out about the audition opportunity for One Direction through a friend of his on Facebook. He was selected on the very first audition, and has since performed with them on every show.
Devine began to pursue a solo career in March 2015, when he first released a cover of "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars alongside Lia Marie Johnson, Jamieboy, and Josh Golden. He later went on to collaborate with singer & songwriter Ollie Green to create the Through The Fire EP in August 2015.
- Josh's father was in an 80s band called 'Seven'
- He has a cameo in the music video for "Live While We're Young".
- He cites Linkin Park, Slipknot and Korn as his musical inspirations.