How much do you know about Jose Canseco’s daughter, Josie Canseco?
Jose Canseco looked like a dead-on lock to join the pantheon of all-time greats like Babe Ruth, Willie Mays, and Roberto Clemente. The MLB slugger’s 1988 MVP season as one of the “Bash Brothers” will always be remembered as one of the greatest seasons in major league baseball history.
Today’s generation is probably more familiar with Jose Canseco’s daughter, Josie Canseco. Do you want to learn more about the life of Josie, the model and social media influencer? Check out this in-depth bio.
Josephine Marie Canseco was born on November 5, 1996, to Jose and Jessica Sekely-Canseco. She was born and raised in the planned Miami suburb of Weston, FL, and lived a posh lifestyle as the daughter of an MLB star. About 31 miles north of Miami, Weston boasts some of the country’s most expensive real estate.
Her mother, Jessica Canseco, hailed from Cleveland. She met Jose while she worked as a waitress. They married shortly before Josie’s birth and stayed married until 1999.
Steroids and Scandals
Jose was a great player, but rumors swirled about his steroid use. As MLB found itself engulfed in a steroid scandal involving players like Barry Bonds and former teammate Mark McGwire, Jose wrote a tell-all titled “Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big.”
The book created a ton of buzz. But little Josie’s life would also get rocked by her mother’s book, “Juicy: Confessions of a Former Baseball Wife.”
It wasn’t easy being Jose Canseco’s daughter.
Josie’s modeling career started at 15 years old. Though dance was her childhood passion, she never considered making it her career. At 15, she modeled for clothing brands Kohl and Hollister.
She took the next step when, at 17, she signed with Next Models. It was then she moved to New York City to pursue a full-time career.
Stardom in the modeling world didn’t take long for Josie. She found quick work with Love Magazine.
Rise to Fame
Jose Canseco’s daughter and friend Charlotte D’Alesso attended the Coachella Music Festival in 2015. Little did they know their lives would change forever.
Josie and Charlotte danced together in a carefree moment. Their youth and joyful dancing caught the eye of the photographer, Bryant Eslava. He quickly snapped a few photographs and shared them on various social media outlets.
Canseco thought nothing of them and returned to her life. Except nothing would ever be normal again. Eslava’s photographs went viral, and Josie became an internet celebrity.
Josie’s mother is no stranger to the limelight. After her divorce from Jose and tell-all book, Jessica Sekely married plastic surgeon Garth Fisher in 2007. Their marriage didn’t last long.
They divorced in 2011, and Sekely then pursued reality television fame. She landed a role on the VH-1 series Hollywood Exes. In it, she appeared alongside the former wives of Eddie Murphy, Prince, and Travis Barker. It was during this series Josie would gain her first television exposure.
The Mother/Daughter Experiment: Celebrity Edition
Josie would gain further television exposure with her mother on the E! Online Network’s Mother/Daughter Experiment.
This reality show followed the lives of celebrity mother and daughter duos as they worked to repair their strained relationships. Josie and Jessica appeared alongside Heidi Montag and Shar Jackson. The show ran for eight episodes in 2016 but ran for only one season.
After these television appearances, the modeling market became even hotter for Jose Canseco’s daughter. She was named Playboy Playmate of the Month for June 2016. She also received an audition for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.
Josie Canseco hit the runway at the 2016 Moschino Resort Runway show. And in 2018, she pulled a star turn in the famed Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
Just like her mother and father, Josie Canseco is no stranger to personal life drama. Her penchant for dating other celebrities always lands her on the front pages of tabloid magazines. Star-loving readers are always wondering about her latest romantic entanglement.
Josie’s first celebrity relationship was with hip-hop star Mike Stud. They dated from 2015-2019, and Josie appeared in one of Stud’s music videos.
They split somewhere between 2018 and 2019, although neither confirmed the date. The public learned of the split only after rumors swirled about Stud’s cheating that Canseco denied.
After her breakup with Stud, rumors surrounded Canseco and her love life. Brody Jenner was her next beau. The couple confirmed their dating status in the summer of 2019.
Unfortunately, the age gap between the two was too much. The couple broke up in October of that year.
In early 2020, cameras caught Canseco and Logan Paul masked up and holding hands at the Rose Bowl Fleamarket. The social media star turned boxer quarantined with Canseco during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Their relationship didn’t have the staying power. The couple split not long after.
Justin Bieber Rumors
Paparazzi spot Bieber and Jose Canseco’s daughter together often, so the rumors of their dating follow. As of now, neither confirm nor outright deny their status as a couple.
As it appears, Bieber and Canseco are clubbing friends. They are often spotted dancing and partying at hip nightclubs in New York and LA.
Josie Canseco: Bash Daughter
Josie Canseco remains a force in the modeling world. She is one of the most sought-after bikini models, and her Instagram boasts 1.2 million followers. Though she’s drifted far from her father’s athletic prowess, her elite modeling status shows she’s a chip off the old block.
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