Quick Facts Brett Ambler

  • NameBrett Ambler
  • Birth Year1984
  • Birth month12
  • Birth PlaceRedding, Connecticut
  • ProfessionAmerican stage and film actor, musician
  • Net Worth$500,000
  • MarriedYes

Brett Ambler is an American stage and film actor and musician. Best recognized as the “Kazoo Kid”, Ambler was a child actor who starred in the commercial ‘Special Friends: Starring You On Kazoo in 1989’. Further, Ambler gained a sudden fan following after his childhood commercial video went viral on the internet.

As of 2019, Brett Ambler earns an average of $60,000 as a voice actor and musician. His video titled ‘You on Kazoo!’ has gathered more than 37 million views since it has been on the internet back in 2015. Further, Ambler is a married man, who has chosen not to disclose his wife’s identity.

Let’s gather some more information about Brett Ambler, whose childhood video brought him into sudden limelight in his late 30’s!

Brett Ambler net worth, salary, and earnings

As of 2019, Brett Ambler, the talented actor as well as a renowned musician has an estimated net worth of $500,000. As a voice actor, Ambler lent his voice in some of the popular short movies.

In addition to his acting and music career, Ambler is reported to have an annual salary of $60,000. Usually, the average salary for voice actors in the United States is roughly $73,000. Some actors get paid according to the incomes and revenues a movie collects in the box office.

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As a matter of fact, some of the popular voice actors of the United States who normally has a higher income are; Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy), Tom Kenny (Spongebob Squarepants), Dan Castellaneta (The Simpsons), among others.

In addition, Ambler remained as an actor and a musician starring as ‘Buddy Holly’ in a production of “The Buddy Holly Story” in Colorado. Hence, his net worth is bound to have an exponential increment.

Brett Ambler Early Life, Childhood, Parents, and Siblings

Brett Ambler was born on December 8, 1984, in Redding, Connecticut, the southernmost state in the New England region of the United States. His family later migrated to Boulder, Colorado.

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Ambler grew up alongside his three siblings. Ambler was a profound actor since an early age, therefore he starred in several plays and stage production during his school days. As a result, at just 5 years old, Ambler was cast in the popular commercial show ‘Special Friends: Starring you on Kazoo’.

There isn’t any detailed information regarding Ambler’s family background and his early educational history. However, he still hangs out with his siblings and altogether they spend quality time together on different occasions.

Ambler studied Rhetoric and communication at the ‘University of Richmond’ in Virginia, where he was a member of “Sigma Phi Epsilon” and the Cappella group called “Choeur Du Roi”.

Brett Ambler career, famous childhood video, Voice actor, and current news

In 2016, a commercial video featuring a bunch of kids playing with toys became very popular. Surprisingly, the video which was shot in 1989 for the famous toy company Melissa and Doug became one of the most talked about video in 2016.

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Brett Ambler, who was just 5 years old at the time gained a sudden interest from the public. So far, the 3-minute video titled as ‘You on Kazoo!’ has garnered more than 37 million views.

Check out the famous video which reinvented Brett Ambler’s lost fame!

About the video, it was about a kid who found some random friends and started playing an instrument called the ‘Kazoo’ with them. Ambler decided to attend an audition for a commercial which centered around a toy company’s first ever product.

After the release of the video, Brett gained the name as a “Kazoo Kid”. However, besides a couple of more stints at career development, Brett was forgotten as time went by. Unfortunately, Brett is among the promising child stars that sadly never hit the heights of their contemporaries.

CAPTION: Brett Ambler in The Buddy Holly Story

SOURCE: Boulder Daily Camera

Since the video surfaced on the internet in 2016, this sort of interest gave the Kazoo Kid a new lease on life as people started trying to find out who the kid was and what his present life is.

The bizarre video has become a cult internet hit for its offbeat style and old school vibes. In addition, Brett has more than 23k followers on Twitter.

Brett Ambler as the Voice Actor

Some of the movies where Brett lent his voice are:

  • ‘The Tooth Book’ as the main character
  • ‘If I Ran the Zoo’ as Gerald McGrew
  • ‘Scrambled Eggs Super!’ as Peter T. Hooper
  • ‘The Cat in the Hat (book)’ as Sally’s brother (replacing Colin Carman)
  • ‘Hunches in Bunches’ as the Boy Narrator
  • ‘Maybe You Should Fly a Jet! Maybe You Should Be a Vet!’

Although Brett is not much of a known figure, he still works as an actor and organizes weekly shows and music programs. Further, he has worked with the ‘National Repetory Orchestra’ and is a member of ‘Actors Equity Association’.

Brett Ambler’s personal life: Who is Ambler’s mysterious wife?

It is still unknown to the present date, that when and where the Kazoo Kid married his present partner? However, Brett often posts his pictures showing some glimpses of his wife on Twitter.

Looking through his social account, it appears that both couples are enjoying their present relationship. The detailed information regarding Ambler’s engagement, past affairs, and the wedding date is still a matter of gossip.