Born on April 6, 175, Zach is a famous American actor, filmmaker, producer, and screenwriter. The blue-eyed actor earned his fame through his role as ‘J.D’ on the series ‘Scrubs’. Some of his other popular and well-famed works are; ‘The Last Kiss’, ‘In Dubious Battle’, ‘Chicken-Little’, and so on. Let’s find out more about him in more detail through this article.
Zach Braff: Quick Facts/Wiki
|Date of Birth
|April 6, 1975
|South Orange, New Jersey, United States
|48 years old
|Harold Irwin Braff and Anne Brodzinsky
|Northwestern University School of Communication, Columbia High School
|Jessica Kirson, Shoshanna Braff, Adam J. Braff, and Joshua Braff
|Florence Pugh (girlfriend)
|1.82 m (5 feet 9 inches)
|78 Kgs (172 lbs)
|American Actor and Filmmaker
|Over 20 million US Dollars
Zach Braff: Age
Born on the 6th of April in 1975, the talented actor is currently 48 years old. As he was born in the month of April, his zodiac sign is an Aries.
Zach Braff: Early Life and Family Details
Born to Harold Irwin Braff and Anne Brodzinsky, Zach was originally named Zachary Israel Braff. He was born on April 6, 1975, in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. His father Harold was a sociology professor and trial attorney while his mother Anne was a clinical psychologist. Zach had a wonderful childhood.
Braff was raised along with his four siblings, namely, Jessica Kirson, Shoshanna Braff, Adam J. Braff, and Joshua Braff. Zach always dreamt of becoming a filmmaker, as a child. He used to play-act in his house’s attic.
Zach Braff: Educational Background
The talented actor got his education from Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in New York, as a teen. Then, he attended Columbia High School. After the completion of high school, he joined Northwestern University and graduated from there.
Zach Braff: Relationship Status
Zach is currently dating Florence Pugh, a British actress. They had been seeing each other since 2019. However, their relationship is kind of unstable. Some also say that they have already separated from their romantic relationship. Before Florence, he has had a very long dating history with other actresses like; Shiri Appleby, Mandy Moore, Bonnie Somerville, Sarah Chalke, and so on.
Zach Braff: Career
Zach’s career as an actor started during his high school days. He was offered a role in a TV series that included famous personalities like Gwyneth Paltrow. But the series never got released. Then, in the 1990s, Zach was again cast for a role in an episode of the famous series, ‘the babysitters club’. He got more and more recognition from this specific series. The 1990s had been a lucky decade for him.
Then, in 2001, Braff’s career reached the peak through his character or role as ‘John Dorian’ on the medical comedy TV series named ‘Scrubs’. For this role, he was even nominated for awards such as Golden Globes Award and Emmy Award. Not only did he act in the main role in the series, but he also directed a few of the episodes.
In 2002, he enrolled in a lead role in a drama ‘Trust’ which also featured some known personalities like ‘Sulton Foster’, ‘Ari Graynor’, etc. His life took a major turn when he wrote, directed, and acted in a film named ‘Garden State’ which was a massive hit that earned millions in the industry. Later that year, he was honored with a Grammy for the Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture.
In the year 2005, he started his new career as a voice actor. Some of the movies that he voiced-over are ‘Chicken Little’, ‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ and many more. A year later, in 2006, he got featured in a drama named ‘The Last Kiss’. In 2007, he starred in the movie ‘The Ex’.
In 2009, he decided to open up a restaurant and he named it Mermaid Oyster Bar which is located in New York City. The same year, he also wrote several scripts and made huge money out of them.
Zach is also the executive producer of a documentary video game; The Movie, which was released in 2014. The latest work that he has done is, in 2020, Zach along with his co-star Donald Faison started a podcast called ‘Fake Doctors, Real Friends’ where they share their on-set experiences and stuff related to their career.
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Zach Braff: Net Worth
The New Jersey-born talented actor Braff has an estimated net worth of over 20 million US Dollars. His primary sources of income are obviously his careers as a filmmaker, producer, and actor. He lives a lavish life. Besides his career, he is also involved and engaged with various brands and endorsements.