Last Updated: February 20, 2024
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Net Worth:
$4 Million
Oct 1, 1984 (39 years old)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
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What is Josh Brener's Net Worth and Salary?

Josh Brener is an American actor who has a net worth of $4 million. Josh Brener is best known for playing Nelson 'Big Head' Bighetti on the HBO comedy series "Silicon Valley." He also does extensive voice acting, having played characters on such animated shows as "DuckTales," "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "Star Wars Resistance," and "The Mighty Ones." Brener's film credits include such comedies as "The Internship," "The Rumperbutts," "What Men Want," and "Bromates."

Early Life and Education

Josh Brener was born on October 1, 1984 in Houston, Texas to Jewish parents Sharon and Daniel. As a teenager, he attended Bellaire High School. Brener went on to attend Harvard University, where he served as president of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals. He graduated from the school in 2007.

Television Career

Brener had his first major professional acting role from 2010 to 2011, playing awkward college freshman Zack Miller on the short-lived TBS series "Glory Daze." After that, he made guest appearances on "The Big Bang Theory," "House of Lies," and "Workaholics." From 2013 to 2015, Brener played the supporting role of Kyle, the assistant to Marc Maron's protagonist, on the IFC sitcom "Maron." During that time, in 2014, he landed his biggest role yet on the HBO comedy series "Silicon Valley." He played Nelson 'Big Head' Bighetti, an employee at a tech company called Hooli who is best friends with fellow employee Richard Hendricks, played by Thomas Middleditch. Other cast members included T.J. Miller, Martin Starr, Kumail Nanjiani, Zach Woods, and Matt Ross. "Silicon Valley" ran for six seasons through 2019. During the run of the show, Brener began doing extensive voice acting for animated series, playing characters on "Future-Worm!," "Star Wars Rebels," and "DuckTales." In 2018, he began voicing Donatello on "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and Neeku Vozo on "Star Wars Resistance." Both shows ended in 2020.

From 2019 to 2020, Brener voiced Dylan Dalmatian on the Disney animated series "101 Dalmatian Street." Also in 2019, he voiced the robot K-VRC in the Netflix animated anthology series "Love, Death & Robots," and had guest roles on the sitcoms "Modern Family" and "The Neighborhood." In 2020, Brener began voicing the characters Twig and Mud Puddle on the animated show "The Mighty Ones," and also made his first of two appearances as Young C.W. Longbottom on the Apple TV+ series "Mythic Quest." After that, from 2021 to 2022, he voiced Kyle on "It's Pony" and various characters on the reboot of "Rugrats." In 2023, Brener appeared in an episode of the HBO series "The Last of Us" and began voicing the recurring character A.C. Aychvak on the Disney Channel animated series "Hailey's On It!"

Josh Brener net worth and salary


Film Career

On the big screen, Brener made his debut in the 2013 comedy "The Internship," starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson. He played a nervous Google employee leading a team of interns over the summer. Brener next appeared in "Welcome to Happiness" and the musical comedy "The Rumperbutts," both from 2015. The following year, he was in four films: the horror film "The Belko Experiment," the romcom "Unleashed," the comedy "Baked in Brooklyn," and the superhero film "Max Steel," in which he voiced the alien Steel. Brener went on to appear in the comedy "Where's the Money" in 2017. He subsequently played a cult member in the black comedy "Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss" and the policy advisor to US Senator and presidential hopeful Gary Hart in the political drama "The Front Runner."

In 2019, Brener appeared alongside Taraji P. Henson and Aldis Hodge in the romcom "What Men Want," an inversion and loose remake of the 2000 film "What Women Want." He next had a small part in the 2020 romantic drama "All My Life," starring Jessica Rothe and Harry Shum Jr. A couple years later, Brener reprised his television voice role as Donatello in the Netflix animated film "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie." He also starred opposite Lil Rel Howery in the buddy comedy "Bromates," about longtime best friends who become roommates after they're both dumped by their girlfriends. Brener's other credits include Bill Burr's comedy "Old Dads" and the Netflix action thriller "Carry-On."

Personal Life and Real Estate

In late 2014, Brener married actress Meghan Falcone, known for starring in the romantic comedy streaming series "Foursome." The couple resides in Los Angeles, California and often posts photos on Instagram.

In March 2015 Josh and Meghan paid $1.2 million for a home in the Hollywood Hills. They listed this home for sale in April 2018 for $1.425 million. They accepted $1.2 million in December 2018.

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