Quick Facts Brett gelman

  • NameBrett gelman
  • Birth NameBrett Clifford Gelman
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionActor
  • Net Worth$500 thousand
  • Eye ColorBrown
  • Hair ColorLight brown
  • Face ColorWhite
  • Affair withJanicza Bravo (m. 2015)
  • EducationUniversity of North Carolina School of the Arts, Highland Park High School

Brett Gelman is a renowned American actor and comedian who is best known for the roles of Brett Mobley in the Adult Swim comedy-action series, Eagleheart and Murray Bauman in Stranger Things.

The talented actor, Brett is married to his long-term dated girlfriend Janicza Bravo in December 2015. She is a director and writer.

Gelman Early Life and Education

Brett Clifford Gelman was born on 6th October 1976, in Highland Park, Illinois to a photo salesman, father. Similarly, he rose along with a speech pathologist sister. There he studied at the Highland Park High School and later joined the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. At that time, he also received classical training in Theatre.

Gelman Career

Right after his graduation, Gelman moved to New York City and started working in Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. In that respect, he earned an experience in acting. Giving continuity towards passion, he then made an onscreen appearance.

He first appeared in the film Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story as Mayhem Team Member. Similarly, a year later, he then appeared in the television series, Coke. As of now, Brett has played in numerous television series and movies. Some of them are listed below


  • The Colbert Report- 2005
  • Fat Guy Stuck on Internet- 2007
  • Human Giant- 2008
  • Californication- 2009
  • Drunk History- 2013
  • Mad Men- 2015
  • Another Period- 2015 etc


  • Gingerbread- 2006
  • Watching the Detectives- 2007
  • Stick it in Detroit- 2008
  • 30 Minutes or Less- 2011
  • Awful Nice- 2013
  • Someone Marry Barry- 2014
  • A flock of Dudes- 2016 and so on

More recently, the handsome actor has played in the films such as Lemon, Wilson, The Disaster Artist, and DRIB. In the same hand, he also played in the series, Twin Peaks, American Dad, and Stranger Things.

Youtube: Brett Gelman talks about the series, Stranger Things

Gelman Personal Life

Aged 40, Brett is married to his longtime dated girlfriend, Janica Bravo who is director and writer. The couple met each other while working on a New York Lotto commercial.

Currently, the husband and wife reside in Los Angeles and they are living a happy life. Apart from their relationship, they have not bruited to an extra affair. Neither there has been any rumors or news of it.

Gelman Net Worth

Talented Gelman makes a decent amount of money from her multi-professions. He makes money mostly from his acting career as he has featured in several movies and TV series. Allocating information from several sources, as of 2018, Gelman net worth is estimated to be around $500 thousand.