Adrien Brody


Quick Facts of Adrien Brody

  • Full NameAdrien Brody
  • Net Worth$16 million
  • Date of Birth1973 /04 /14
  • NicknameAdrien
  • BirthplaceWoodhaven, Queens, New york
  • EthnicityWhite-American
  • ReligionAtheist
  • ProfessionActor, Director
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year1988-present
  • Eye colourHazel
  • Hair colourBlack
  • Height1.85 m
  • Weight155 lbs
  • EducationStony Brook University
  • HoroscopeAries

Today’s topic is about an American actor and Producer Adrien Brody. Brody is best known for his role as Roman Polaskis in 2002 movie Pianist for which he won Academy Award for best actor. Upon that, he became the youngest actor to win Academy in that category and only actor to receive the Cesar Award for best actor.

Some of Adrien’s other movies include The thin red line, The Village, King Kong, Predators to name a few. So what about his personal life? Is he married?

Queens Native

Adrien Brody was born on April 14, 1973, in Woodhaven, Queens, Newyork to father Elliot Brody and mother Sylvia Plachy. His father is a retired history professor and painter, while his mother is a culture photographer based in Newyork. Brody’s father belongs to Polish descent and his mother is Hungary-Czech descent who followed Catholic. Unlike his parent’s religion, Adrien grew up without any connection to religion.

Adrien started taking acting classes at the age of 13.
Adrien Brody clip from one of the movies in his early career. Source: Archives

During his childhood, Brody performed magic shows at children’s birthday parties with his own show named ”The Amazing Adrien”. Later he attended I.S 227 Louis Armstrong Middle school and later attended Fiorello H. Laguardia Highschool of Music &Arts and performing arts based in Newyork.

He studied art and drama in school. However, his acting interest was a forceful one, since his parents enrolled him in the art school just to distance him from the dangerous children with whom he was in friends.

Adrien attended arts school.
Adrien Brody Senior Year 1991 Source: Seth Popp

Later, the 46-year-old actor attended Stony Brook University before being transferred to Queen’s college when he studied for a semester. Ultimately since he had started taking classes from the age of 13 he got the chance to appear in Off-Broadway play and a PBS television film. Later his career took speed after he showcased his talent in the 1996 American crime drama film bullet alongside Tupac Shakur and Mickey Rourke.

On and off Relationship

Although Adrien has a successful professional life his love life is a failure. He has multiple failed relationships throughout his life. At first, he was in a relationship with actress and model Monet Mazur in 2001. She is famous for her role in movies such as Torque, Deadman running, Moster in law, Stoned and Just married. His relationship with the model lasted only for less than a year.

They dated for a year.
Adrien dated Monet Mazur. Source: Doppler

Later he started dating Australian actress Sky Nellor in 2002. She is known for movies such as Oneworld Music beat, Cover beat, Cover wars and social. Similar to his past relationships, his relations with Sky also lasted only for a year.

Additionally, he met Michelle Dupont a music industry personal assistant in a private party and started dating in 2003. The couple had a smooth relation for a couple of years and were seen attending Oscars together in the same year they met.

They dated for two years before separating.
Adrien with his ex-girlfriend Michelle Dupont. Source: Valleyhigh

Sadly, Adrien could not make his relationship steady with the assistant and broke up in the midst of 2003 after being together for two years.

Engaged to Elsa Pataky

Ultimately after lots of on and off relationship Adrien finally got engaged in 2008 with Spanish model and actress Elsa Pataky.  She is famous for her role as Elena Neves in the Fast and the furious franchise. The couple exchanged the ring in a private ceremony and lived together before separating in  2009.

The ex-couple remained in relation for three years.
Adrien with his ex-fiance Elsa Pataky. Source: Youtube

Upon his unstable relationship, he stayed single for four years and remained focused on his professional. Eventually, he met Primetime Emmy award-winning actress January Jones in 2010.

At that time everyone had thought his relationship would last long for a long time since both of them belonged to the same industry and both were successful. Sadly the couple failed to continue their relationship for a long time and in January 2012 they ended their two years of relationship.

Lara is an Russian.
Adrien with his ex-girlfriend Lara Lieto. Source: Hotshot

Moreover, The Pianist actor Adrien also dated Russian blonde Lara Lieto in 2012. The then couple were often spotted spending time together before separating. As of now Adrien is most probably single and focused on his acting career.

Net worth-$16 million

Adrien accumulated $16 million from his career as an actor. He might be earning around $150,000 to $250,000 from his career as an actor which is an average fee for a supporting actor. He has portrayed his acting skills in some of the critically acclaimed and blockbuster movies such as.

S.N Movies Budget Box-office collection Cast
1 The thin red line $52 million $98 million Sean Penn, Ben Chaplin, George Clooney, John Cusack
2 The Pianist $35 million $120 million Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox, Thomas Kretschmann
3 Midnight in Paris $17 million $151 million Kathy Bates, Carla Bruni, Marion Cotillard, Michael Sheen
4 The Grand Budapest Hotel $25 million $174.8 million Ralph Fiennes, Mathieu Amalric, William Dafoe, Jude Law

As of now, Adrien is busy with his upcoming projects such as EI Tonto, The French Dispatch, Blonde which is currently under post-production. He lives in a million-dollar castle in Stone Barn Castle Central, Newyork.




Adrien Brody

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