Brad Falchuk is an American television screenwriter, director, and producer who became popular when he produced television shows like Glee, American Horror Story, and Nip/Tuck. He is famous as the co-creator and writer of American Horror Story with Ryan Murphy.
Brad is also the founder of Young Storytellers, which is an arts education nonprofit organization.
Early Life of Brad Falchuk
Brad Falchuk was born on March 1, 1971, in Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America. As of 2023, he is 52 years old. His birth sign is Pisces and celebrates his birthday on the 1st of March every year. His real name is Bradley Douglas Falchuk.
Brad’s parents are Nancy Falchuk (mother) and Kenneth Falchuk (father). From 2007 to 2011, his mother served as the national president of the Hadassah Women’s Zionist Organization of America. He spent his early life with his brother, Evan Falchuk, and a sister Aimee Frances Falchuk.
Evan works as a politician and Aimee is a therapist. Brad’s paternal grandparents were Solomon Falchuk and Dora Farber. His maternal grandparents were Morris Stanford Kozinn and Mildred Lefkowitz. By nationality, he is a citizen of the United States and belongs to Ashkenazi Jewish. He follows the Jewish religion.
Education of Brad Falchuk
He studied at Beaver Country Day School along with his brother. In 1989, he joined Hobart and William Smith College. Then, he graduated from college in 1993. He joined AFI Conservatory where he graduated holding a master’s degree in screenwriting.
Brad Falchuk and Gwyneth Paltrow’s Married Life
Brad is married to an American actress, Gwyneth Paltrow. The couple met on the set of a movie, Glee where she appeared as a guest star in 2010. They officially started dating in July 2014. They even went on vacation in Utah in July as a couple. Then, they became engaged in November 2017 and announced their engagement in January 2018.
Gwyneth enjoyed her bachelorette getaway to Cabo, Mexico with her friends, Aniston, Cameron Diaz, and so on. They exchanged wedding vows in the presence of 70 guests on 29th September 2018. Their marriage was venued in the Hamptons, New York, and later flew to the Maldives for a honeymoon in 2019.
Brad Falchuk’s First Wife
His first wife, Suzanne Bukinik is also an actress and producer. In 2003, they tied the wedding knot. They met in Los Angeles in 1994. Then, they started dating each other, and after being in a relationship for eight years. They decided to tie the wedding knot in 2002 secretly only in the presence of their loved ones.
Suzanne and Brad had a very on-and-off type of relationship. After living as a couple for 11 years, they filed for divorce in March 2013. They got legally divorced in 2016.
Brad Falchuk, Father of Two
Brad and his ex-wife, Suzanne welcomed a son and daughter. His daughter, Isabella Falchuk was born on September 7, 2004. His son’s name is Brody Falchuk. After the divorce, Brad has custody of his children and is co-parenting with his wife, Gwyneth.
Brad Falchuk’s Net Worth & Salary
Brad has an estimated net worth of $30 million as of 2023. He is able to earn this hefty sum of money from his career as Screenwriter, Television Director, and Television producer. He makes a salary of $10 million annually.
Brad and his wife are living in a mansion in LA’s Brentwood neighborhood which Brad bought for $5.6 million from director Sam Raimi in 2014. He also bought a $3.85 million home in Malibu which he sold for $4.65 million after two years.
Professional Career of Brad Falchuk
- Brad is a writer and producer by profession.
- He stepped in tv industry as a scriptwriter and works as a writer for the television series, Mutant X in 2001.
- He became part of the episode Meaning of Death as a scriptwriter.
- From 2001 to 2002, he became a writer for the television series Earth: Final Conflict.
- After being hired by Ryan Murphy, he became the creator of Nip/Tuck.
- He has also worked as a screenwriter for the series Glee.
- Then, he signed with 20th Century Fox Television as a screenwriter, and the tv series was aired from January 9 to March 20, 2015.
- In 2008, he worked on a series that relates to a transgender gynecologist, Pretty/Handsome.
Movies & TV Shows
His popular tv shows are The Politician, American Horror Stories, and Glee. He has also worked for Pose, Glee Vietnam, and American Horror Story: Cult Television show. Some of his popular movies are One Hit Wonders, Glee: The 3D Concert, and American Horror Story: Zombie Halloween.
Awards & Nomination
- His movie, Glee made him win AFI Awards in nomination for TV Program of the Year for a movie, Glee in 2010.
- He won TV Quick Awards for Glee as the Best New Drama.
- In 2020, he was nominated for Valentine Davies Award for the Glee.
FAQs of Brad Falchuk
Does Brad Falchuk have dyslexia?
Yes, he has dyslexia. He was studying in his sophomore year when he found out about his severe dyslexia. After some time he was able to write and learn by an alternative process.
Did Brad Falchuk have surgery?
Yes, Brad had spinal surgery. He was diagnosed with a serious problem with his spinal cord in 2008. Due to this, he was motivated for writing the Glee episode Wheels.
How tall is Brad Falchuk?
He stands at a height of 6 feet and weighs 79kg. Brad’s body measurement includes 40-32-35 inches. He has a beautiful pair of blue eyes and his hair is also dark brown in color.
Is Brad Falchuk at trial?
No, Brad is not at trial. In 2016, Terry Sanderson sued him for crashing while skiing at Utah’s Deer Valley Resort. Due to the accident, Terry has been suffering from lifelong brain injury so he sued Bard for $300,000. The case has a trial on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Bard didn’t arrive at the trial.
How did Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk meet?
Ryan Murphy and Brad met on the set of Nip/Tuck in 2002. As of now, they’re close friends with each other and even worked together for Pretty /Handsome. The movie is related to transgender gynecologists and was aired in 2003.