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Net Worth:
$4 Million
Date of Birth:
May 1, 1988 (35 years old)
Place of Birth:
6 ft 5 in (1.956 m)
United States of America
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Nicholas Braun is an American actor who has a net worth of $4 million. Nicholas Braun is best known for his Emmy Award-nominated role as Greg Hirsch on the HBO television series "Succession." He has also been in many films, such as "Sky High," "Prom," "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," "The Stanford Prison Experiment," and "Zola." Among his other credits, Braun starred in the web series "Poor Paul" and on the short-lived ABC Family sitcom "10 Things I Hate About You."

Early Life

Nicholas Braun was born on May 1, 1988 in Bethpage, Long Island, New York to Elizabeth Lyle and Craig Braun. His father is an actor and former graphic designer who worked on the iconic covers to such music albums as the Who's "Tommy" and the Rolling Stones' "Sticky Fingers." Braun is of German, English, and Scottish descent.

Television Career

Braun began his acting career on television, starring in the 2001 TV movie "Walter and Henry." The following year, he appeared in an episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." Braun was subsequently in the television film "Carry Me Home" and episodes of "Without a Trace" and "Shark." In 2008, he starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie "Minutemen" and had a guest role on "Cold Case." Braun's biggest year on television yet came in 2009, when he began playing the main role of Cameron James on the ABC Family sitcom "10 Things I Hate About You," based on the eponymous film. On the same network, he appeared in an episode of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager." Also in 2009, Braun had a supporting role in the Disney Channel Original Movie "Princess Protection Program," starring Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez, and a guest role on the CBS medical drama series "Three Rivers."

In 2011, Braun made an appearance on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation." After that, he worked on two shows that never aired, "Brave New World" and "Friend Me." Braun then took a six-year break from the small screen.

He returned in 2018 with the most acclaimed role of his career so far, playing the sweetly bumbling but greedy Greg Hirsch on the HBO series "Succession." He stars alongside Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin, Matthew Macfadyen, Alan Ruck, Sarah Snook, and Jeremy Strong, among others in the large ensemble cast. For his work on the show, Braun earned Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2020 and 2022.

Among his other television credits, Braun lent his voice to the 2021 adult animated miniseries "Santa Inc." and appeared in two episodes of the mockumentary series "Documentary Now!"

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Film Career

Braun made his big-screen debut in 2005 playing Zach in the superhero comedy "Sky High." He didn't have many film credits in the years right after that. Braun made a big return in 2011 with roles in three films: the horror thriller "Red State," the teen romcom "Prom," and the sports romcom "Chalet Girl." The next year, he had supporting roles in the science-fiction comedy "The Watch" and the coming-of-age film "The Perks of Being a Wallflower." Following another supporting role, in the 2013 romcom "At Middleton," Braun had first billing in the 2014 teen sex comedy "Date and Switch."

In 2015, Braun starred in the horror comedy "Freaks of Nature" and had supporting roles in the thriller "The Stanford Prison Experiment" and the remake of the supernatural horror film "Poltergeist." He had an even more prolific year in 2016, appearing in four films, all comedies: "How to Be Single," "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot," "Get a Job," and "Good Kids." Braun was subsequently in Lea Thompson's dramedy "The Year of Spectacular Men." In 2020, he had a notable supporting role in Janicza Bravo's black comedy "Zola," playing dimwitted boyfriend Derrek. Braun's other credits have included the action film "The Big Ugly" and the psychological thriller "Cat Person," based on the eponymous short story written by Kristen Roupenian for the New Yorker.

Other Appearances

In addition to television and film, Braun has acted in some web series. His most notable was "Poor Paul," which ran from 2008 to 2011; he starred alongside Kevin G. Schmidt, Zack Bennett, and Samantha Droke. During the run of that series, Braun appeared in three episodes of "The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers."

Among his other notable media appearances, Braun went viral during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 when he recorded the song "Antibodies (Do You Have The)." He was inspired to write and perform the tune due to the difficulties of dating during quarantine. Previously, Braun had contributed vocals to the EP "Broken Halo" by Phantoms.

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