Following his inability to be an athlete because of an injury he incurred as a teen, Brian Baumgartner decided to tread the path of an actor but ended up doing perfectly as a movie director. He has bagged a lot of accolades working behind the scenes; that regardless, we wouldn’t forget that he also has it in check anytime he takes up the stage as an actor. Recently, he has been in the hideouts putting a lot of questions in the heart of many, wondering what he has really been up to? Well, this article contains not only details of his whereabouts but also everything you need to know about him.
Brian Baumgartner’s Biography (Age)
Brian Bruce Baumgartner was born in Atlanta, Georgia on the 29th of November 1972. Regarding his education, he previously schooled at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School before transferring to The Westminster Schools where he graduated in 1992. He later proceeded to the Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts bagging a degree in acting.
During his days at high school, he ventured into acting and joined the school’s theatre team. Sources also say that he attended the cherub program at Northwestern University just shortly after his junior high school. Meanwhile, after he graduated from the University, Brian Baumgartner moved to Los Angeles and worked under the Artistic Director of Hidden Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota where he received a lot of awards because of his excellent performance with the team. In between his schedules at Artistic Director of Hidden Theatre, he often times performed at a few other theatre houses including the Guthrie Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Children’s Theater Company, and Theatre de la Jeune Lune.
Apart from making waves as a director, Brian Baumgartner has also played perfectly as an actor. In as much as his acting credits are basically on television series, he has held most roles to heart and has played perfectly in them. A few of his television credits include Herman U.S.A. (2001), The Lyon’s Den (2003), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2003), Last Comic Standing (2003), Lax (2004), Arrested Development (2005), Jake in progress (2005), The Office: The Accountants (2005) and so much more.
Brian Baumgartner is not amongst the many actors who have received numerous awards for his acting stints on sets but as a director, he has been applauded for most of his works. Sometime in June 2007, he pocketed the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Broadband Program- Comedy for his work on The Office.
Brian Baumgartner also had his own share of fun alongside celebrated stars like Justin Bieber, JB Smoove, Wale, Bow Wow, Chamillionaire, Sean Kingston, Meek Mill, Vinny, Pauly D, Jersey Shore and Mac Miller in the NBA 2K13 – The Celebrity All-Stars game. The actor never truly gave up on sports, he may not have trodden the part of an athlete but he is said to be very good at playing golf and also loves discussing and watching football.
From all indications, the actor’s main stream of income is basically from his directing and acting gigs. Of course, his active social media accounts would also add one or two pennies to his incomes. It is believed that Brian Baumgartner is estimated to be worth $6 million.
Family – Wife, and Child
Bruce is married to Celeste Ackleson. The two took their vows sometime in April 2014 in front of their friends and relatives at the actor’s backyard in Los Angeles, while they had their reception at the Wilshire Country Club. Ever since their union was officiated, there are neither rumors about a divorce nor troubles in their marriage. The following year after their marriage, they welcomed their baby girl; Brylee Bea Baumgartner. The actor’s joy knew no bounds as he took to his Instagram page and described her coming as his 9 months project.
Brian Baumgartner’s Height
Brian Baumgartner is not one of the very tall men in the movie industry, he is best described as an averaged height man. He stands at 6 feet and an inch. As regards his weight, there have been various variations because of his recent weight loss.
Where is He Now?
Brian’s was last publicly seen on YouTube sometime in 2018 where he was interviewed for his work The Office, ever since then, it looks like he had decided to play in the darks. Although, his Instagram page is still very much active with uploads of various ad campaigns and his intentions of joining the Cameo.com organization. We believe firmly that all is well with the talented actor and film directed and he would make a public appearance when necessary.