Josh Philippe Biography, Age, Height, Parents, Sister, Girlfriend & Facts

Josh Philippe Biography: Young-Gun Australians’ journey from his house backyard to Sydney ground!

Family Background of Josh Philippe:

On June 1, 1997, Josh Philippe was born in Subiaco, Australia. His father, Steve Philippe, is a former cricketer and had coached Western Australia Women’s side from 2006 to 2011.

Josh Philippe with his parents

His mother, Leanne Philippe, is also a former cricketer who used to open the batting for Western Australia in 1986-87.

Josh Philippe with his sister

Josh has a twin sister named Emma Philippe. She is a professional athlete. She has also represented Australia in the World Youth Championships and World Under-20 Championships in paul vault.

Early Life:

Josh Philippe started off playing cricket with his family only in the backyard of his house. He used to play with his sister, father, and grandfather. He would bat and bowl too, but his father always wanted him to be a wicket-keeper batsman.

Later, he was admitted to a local cricket club. Then, he started playing his District level cricket at the age of five or six with the Warwick Greenwood Cricket Club.


He was also part of the Talented Athlete Program of the Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) when he was 13 years old. Later, he played Under-15s, Under-17s, Under-19s, and Under-23s age-level cricket for Western Australia.


He completed his schooling at Carine High School, Western Australia.

Josh Philippe Biography:

Josh Phillipe's Profile:
Personal Life:
Full NameJoshua Ryan Philippe
Date of BirthJune 01, 1997
Age26 years 11 months (in May, 2024)
Zodiac/Sun SignNot known
Birth PlaceSubiaco, Western Australia, Australia
SchoolCarine High School, Western Australia
CollegeNot known
Physical Stats:
Height5ft 8"
(177 cm)
WeightNot known
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorGray
Family & Relationships:

Steve Philippe

Former cricketer & Coach

Leanne Philippe

Former cricketer
SiblingsTwin sister (Emma Philippe)
Marital StatusNot married

Clarissa Fourie

Playing RoleWicketkeeper batsman
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling Style-
Major TeamsWestern Australia Under-23s, Perth Scorchers, Sydney Sixers, Scarborough, Western Australia XI
(Test) Debut
(ODI) Debut
(T20I) Debut
New Zealand vs Australia at Christchurch (February 22, 2021)
First-Class DebutTasmania vs Western Australia at Hobart (February 16, 2018)
List-A DebutWestern Australia vs New South Wales at Perth (September 18, 2018)
T-20 DebutSydney Sixers vs Perth Scorchers at Sydney (December 23, 2017)

Philippe’s Cricket Career:

Josh Philippe came into the limelight after hitting 88 runs off 92 balls in a warm-up game representing WA XI against England. He had not opened the batting before that splendid knock since he played for WA Under-15s.

One and a half months later, he made his T20 debut for Perth Scorchers opposite Sydney Sixers in the 2017-18 BBL. He scored seven runs off ten balls before getting caught out by Sean Abbot.


In February 2018, Philippe made his First-Class debut for Western Australia against Tasmania in the Sheffield Shield Series. He scored 11 runs in the first and 74 runs, including 16 boundaries, in the second innings.

Later, in September, he started his List A career for WA opposite New South Wales at Perth, where he made 59 runs off 59 balls, including five fours and two sixes on his debut match.

Then, on February 22, 2021, he made his T20I debut for Australia against New Zealand.

BBL & IPL Career:

Josh Philippe made his debut in BBL for Perth Scorchers in the 2017-18 season. That was the only game he played for the Scorchers. Later, Sydney Sixers signed him for the next season. Interestingly, Josh played his first match for Sixers only against Scorchers. He made his maiden BBL fifty against Hobart Hurricanes, scoring 86* off 49 balls.


Philippe started his 2019 BBL season with 81* opposite the Scorchers. He played 16 innings in that season and scored 487 runs at the strike rate of 129.87, including five half-centuries. He was the third-highest run-scorer (508 runs) of BBL 2020 which eventually helped his team win the season’s trophy.

Apart from BBL, he also played in the 2020 IPL for RCB. He made his debut against Sunrisers Hyderabad on September 22, 2020.  He remained in the same team for the IPL 2021. However, he pulled himself out of the tournament, and Finn Allen replaced him for the season.

IPL Stats:
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Facts about Josh Philippe:

  • RCB bought Philippe for INR 20 lakhs ahead of the 2020 IPL.
  • Josh Philippe’s sister Emma is a professional athlete.
Josh Philippe with his girlfriend
  • Philippe is dating 22-year old Clarissa Fourie, who is currently studying nursing.
  • During trial matches for Western Australia, he batted at the ninth position after Mitchell Marsh and Stoinis.

Frequently asked questions on Google:

Q1: What is the height of Josh Philippe?

Ans: 5ft 8″ (1.7m or 177 cm)

Q2: What is the age of Philippe?

Ans: 26 years 11 months (in May, 2024)

Q3: Who is the girlfriend of Josh Philippe?

Ans: Clarissa Fourie

Q4: Who is the sister of Josh Philippe?

Ans: Emma Philippe

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