Have you been watching the HBO Network’s comedy television series Silicon Valley? If you have, then, you should be familiar with the character Nelson “Big Head” Bighetti played by actor Joshua Max Brener (professionally known as Josh Brener). Brener’s Hollywood career took off fully in 2009, but he already has a really long line of acting credits both film and television.
In only ten years in the industry, Josh Brener has been a part of no less than forty screen projects. These include some of the most prestigious in the industry such as Disney Channel’s Star Wars Resistance on which Josh has featured since October 2018. This is no doubt a great achievement born out of great talent.
If you want to know more about the dynamic personality, the secret behind his career success and a lot more, join us as we take a profound but brief dive into the often comedic actor’s most eventful life and career.
Biography & Early Life
According to information found on Texas Department of State Health Services’ Texas Birth Index, 1903 – 1997, the birth of Josh Brener occurred on Monday, October 1, 1984 in Houston Texas. From childhood, he aspired to become a famous baseball player, but that dream was shattered by an injury he sustained on the baseball pitch in sixth grade. This caused him to redirect his interest to acting instead.
We also know that Josh Brener had his high school education at Bellaire High School in Greater Houston. While in high school in 2003, Josh Brener was the winner of the Tommy Tune Award for his outstanding performance in Stephen Sondheim’s musical A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum.
Josh Brener is an alumnus of Harvard University from where he graduated in 2007. He studied English, Creative Writing And Theater. While at Harvard, Josh once headed a college drama group named Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
After graduation, he made professional acting career debut with the 2009 short comedy, The Condom Killer. This was followed by his role as a graduate student in The Guy Who Cured Cancer and his role as Matt in Sofia And Sam all in 2009. He has been part of many multiple-year TV series such as Glory Daze (2010/11), The Big Bang Theory (2011 – 2013), Maron (2013 – 2015), and Future Worm (2016 – 2018). Others are Silicon Valley (since 2014), DuckTales (since 2017), Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (since 2018) and Star Wars Resistance (since 2018).
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Who Is Josh Brener’s Wife?
As already hinted on, Josh Brener is someone who likes to keep his personal life really personal. But this attitude often makes him a subject of so much speculations among his teeming fans around the world. His sexual orientation for example, has been a topic in the front burner for a long time. So also is his marital and love life.
So, if you are one of those who have been wondering if Josh Brener is married or who his wife is, this is for you. Josh is married to an actress cum writer named Meghan Falcone. The pair met on the field, acting on comedy sets for the Upright Citizen’s Brigade (UCB) Theatre. After dating for some time, the duo married each other in a secret wedding that probably took place in 2014.
The couple seem to be very compatible, being both comedians. So, probably as a function of this compatibility, they are enjoying their union. However, there is no information available just yet on whether the union has produced any child.
Meet The Parents
Josh Brener is a son to Daniel Brener via his wife Sharon. We can’t find any more details about Josh’s family members because he prefers not to reveal such personal info. However, in an interview available on Youtube, Josh reveals that he was raised a Jew. We take this to mean that his parents are Jewish. Meanwhile, although not exclusively, his name ‘Joshua’ seems to support his claim to Jewish roots.
Height And Other Quick Facts About The Actor
Josh Brener is not very tall as a man. He stands at the height of 1.66m or 5 feet 5 inches and has a weight that hovers around 70kg or 154 pounds. He is an American national with Ashkenazi Jewish ethnic background. His birth sign is Libra and his net worth is widely reported to be $1.5 million.