Zach Braff is a talented American actor, director, and producer, best known for his role as protagonist and narrator in the medical series Scrubs. For his role in the series, Zach was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding leading actor in a comedy series.
Zach proved to be a successful filmmaker with his directing debut Garden State. The film was a success and brought in 35 million dollars at the box office with a budget of 2.5 million dollars. The film, which was shot in New Jersey, has developed something of a cult following over the years. The film’s soundtrack included music hand-picked by Zach Braff, for which he won the Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media. Garden State, which also featured Natalie Portman and Peter Sarsgaard, was loved by the critics and currently holds 86% on Rotten Tomatoes (the film review website).
His second directorial work, “Wish I Was Here”, starring Jim Parsons, Josh Gad, and Kate Hudson was neither critically nor commercially as successful. The film currently has a 44% share of Rotten Tomatoes and was partly funded by Kickstarter and had a total budget of $6 million. However, it only brought in $5.5 million, which may be due to its limited release. Zach later starred as Alex Schuman in the short-lived ABC series Alex, Inc.
The actor proved his versatility by appearing in several plays, including All New People – which he wrote and starred in. He also got the lead role in the musical adaptation of Woody Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway.
Who is Is Zach Braff?
Zachary Israel Braff was born on April 6, 1975, in South Orange, New Jersey, the son of Hal Braff and Anne Brodzinsky. His father was a lawyer and professor, while his mother was a psychologist. When Zach was a child, his parents divorced and eventually remarried.
Zach grew up in an orthodox Jewish home, and his mother, who was originally a Protestant, converted to Judaism before marrying his father. His older brother is the American writer Joshua Braff, who has written several critically acclaimed books, including The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green.
Since Zach was a child, he always wanted to be a filmmaker. When he was younger, he was also a friend of the future award-winning musician – Lauryn Hill. Zach was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder at the age of ten.
The actor visited Stagedoor Manor when he was a child; Stagedoor Manor is a summer camp and performing arts training facility for children aged ten to eighteen. Zach received his first kiss and his first acting award while at Stagedoor. There he met Josh Charles, an actor famous for his role in The Good Wife. For university, Zach Braff attended Northwestern University School of Communication, where he graduated in 1997. During his school years, he was also a member of the Phi Kappa Psi Brotherhood.
Zach Braff’s Net Worth
Zach Braff currently has a substantial net worth of $22 million. This is the accumulation of his salaries as lead singer in several shows, including the long-running Scrubs. It is also a result of his successful work as a director and theatre actor.
Over the years, Zach has also appeared in numerous films, including Manhattan Murder Mystery, The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy, The Last Kiss, The Ex, The High Cost of Living, The Color of Time, Oz the Great and Powerful, Wish I Was Here, In Doubtful Battle, Walk-in Style, and The Artist of Disaster.
Is Zach Braff Married To A Wife or Dating a Girlfriend?
Zach Braff is currently single and not in a relationship. He was previously in a relationship with Mandy Moore (from This Is Us) in 2004. He also dated Taylor Bagley from 2009 to 2014, Shiri Appleby from 2007 to 2008, Bonnie Somerville from 2003 to 2004, and Sarah Chalke (his co-star from Scrubs) from 2001 to 2003.
Is He Gay?
Despite the gay rumors surrounding Zach Braff, The actor is not gay, He is a heterosexual man. Over the years, the actor has had several relationships with several well-known women.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Zach Braff is in amazing shape which is expected of him as an actor. His height is currently listed at 5′11 (182 cm) and his weight is said to be 189 lbs (86 kg). His other measurements are Chest: 42″ (107 cm), Waist: 33″ (84 cm), and Biceps: 14″ (35 cm)
The actor places a high priority on exercise and healthy eating to maintain his fit physique.