Be it playing the role of Robert in Everybody Loves Raymond or voice acting some of the iconic Disney characters, multi-talented star Brad Garett has always won the audience’s hearts. As for his first TV appearance, he was seen in The Comedy Shop in 1978.
The legendary actor and comedian has won several awards for his outstanding career. Some of the notable ones are Primetime Emmy Award as a supporting actor in a Comedy Series and SAG Award for his performance by an Ensemble in another Comedy Show.
Establishing himself as a successful actor and comedian, Brad Garett has contributed so much in his career journey. Before his comedy career, the actor had attended UCLA for about two months. In his early days, he did standup shows in improv clubs in LA and later became the first-ever grand champion on Star Search earning the prize money of $100,000.
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The comic boomed on the media with his appearance on The Tonight Show at the age of 23. With exposure on the television, he started opening for famous acts like Liza Minelli, David Copperfield, Frank Sinatra, and many others. With many other appearances, the budding comedian finally got his most praised role in the hit TV show Everybody Loves Raymond.
He got paid $6 million per year as a part of Everybody Loves Raymond. His performance also got him nominated for five Emmy Awards. Interstingly, Brad played the role of a gay character in the 2013 release The Crazy Ones alongside late Rob Williams. His latest appearance was in the TV show Single Parents which aired in 2019 as Douglas. To this date, he has earned 48 credits as an actor and 21 as a voice actor.
The professional producer and voice actor Brad enjoy an estimated net worth of $50 million. Adding to his revenue is his Malibu mansion which he sold for $11 million. He had bought the luxurious house for $8.8 million in 2006.
Married, Girlfriend, Children
Actor Brad was married to Jill Diven from 1999 to 2006. Brad had proposed his ex-wife back in August of 1998 on the set of Raymond. Sadly, the lovely duo parted ways in April of 2006. The reasons behind the split were never made public.
Brad and his ex-wife Jill had two children Maxwell and Hope. Both Hope and Maxwell have caught the attention of the media walking on their father’s footsteps. Maxwell works as a director, voice actor, screenwriter and musician asides from his acting career. Likewise, Hope is pursuing her acting and voicing career. Both of them still share a warm relationship with their father.
After the split, Brad was seen trying to find a new mate as a participant of a reality show. He finally found his real bonding when he proposed his girlfriend IsaBeall Quella on 27 December 2015. The actor proposed his then-32 years old mate with a diamond ring.
Brad Garett with his fiance IsaBeall (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
He and IsaBeall, whose birthday is on the 25th of January, had been dating quietly since 2008. They have only positive things to share about each other on social media. The couple shared their 2019 click of Italy on social media. They seem to complement each other very well despite their vast age difference.
TV actor Brad Garrett who celebrates his birthday on the 14th of April was born in 1960. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. He has two brothers Paul and Jeff Gerstenfeld. His features include his tall height of 2.06 meters and a deep voice.
Digging up some facts, some information about the celebrity comes to light. Brad's father Al Gerstenfeld was a hearing aid specialist and his mother Barbara Colton was a housewife. He graduated from El Camino Real High School in California in 1978. He was the DJ over the senior lawn there in 1977 and 1978. He later studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theater.