Brian Baumgartner whose full name is Brian Bruce Baumgartner gained fame when he was cast as Kevin Malone in the American adaptation of the series The Office. Besides, acting, Brain is also into direction. Let us today have a deeper look at his wiki and try to know him better, especially his life before and after fame!
Brian Baumgartner’s birth, age, growing years, education, and family
Brian is 45 years of age being born on 29 November 1972 in Atlanta, Georgia, the USA. There is no information known about his parents, siblings, and birth family.
He was a student of the Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School. In 1991, he graduated from the Westminster School. Brian later joined the Southern Methodist University.
He studied acting at the University’s Meadows School of Arts. He graduated with a BFA degree in 1995. He then migrated to LA.
Brian Baumgartner’s career-the early stages
Brian worked in the position of the Artistic Director of Hidden Theater in Minneapolis which is in Minnesota. He was so good in his acting that he was bestowed with multiple awards for it and also for his creativity and artistic excellence.
He worked in several regional theaters such as Guthrie Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theater, Children’s Theater Company, and also in the Theater de la Jeune Lune.
Brian Baumgartner and his TV roles
Brian then debuted in TV and did a number of significant roles in Everwood, Arrested Development, and Jake in Progress. He was also cast in Last Comic Standing and License to Wed. He is known for his portrayal of Kevin Mahone in The Office. He was also cast in the web series called The Office: The Accountants. For this latter role, he won the Daytime Emmy award. He has several other memorable roles to his credit. He also did a music video.
Talking about the TV writers, he had once said:
“Television is certainly a writers-led medium. They’re the ones who are there, they’re the ones that are conferencing or whatever, with directors coming and going.”
His net worth is estimated to be around $ 6 million.
Brian Baumgartner and his other talents
Brian also loves playing golf. He likes chili and watches and comments on football. He has a height of 6 feet and 1 inch with a round body. He is bald now and can make a good comical face.
Brian Baumgartner and his personal life, wife, and children
Brian is a married man. His wife is Celeste Ackelson and the couple tied the knot in April 2014 in their house’s backyard. Describing himself, Brian had once said:
“I do have a childlike enthusiasm at times. I certainly enjoy life and get pleasure sometimes in childish things.”
In February 2015, the couple welcomes a cute little baby girl called Brylee who weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces. He had posted details of the arrival of the newborn on his social media thus:
“My latest project. 9 months in the making. I am happy to announce the arrival of my daughter- Brylee Bea- healthy and very happy. She told me she looks forward to catching up on all the old episodes of The Office once her eyes adjust to life.”
Reference: (damilymail.co.uk, people.com)