Brian Posehn was born on the 6th July 1966, in Sacramento, California USA, and is a Primetime Emmy Award-nominated actor, comedian, musician and writer, perhaps best known for his roles in such series as “Mr. Show with Bob and David” (1995-1998), “Just Shoot Me!” (1999-2003), and “The Sarah Silverman Program.” (2007-2010). Posehn has played in such movies as “The Devil’s Rejects” (2005), “Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer” (2007), while he has also lent his voice to the animation movies “Brother Bear” (2003) and “Surf’s Up” (2007). Brian has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 1994.
Have you ever wondered how rich Brian Posehn is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Posehn’s net worth is as high as $1 million, an amount earned through his successful acting career. In addition to appearing on-screen, Posehn also works as a stand-up comedian, and has released three studio albums which have also improved his wealth.
Brian Posehn Net Worth $1 Million
Brian Posehn grew up is California in a German-Irish family, and went to the Sonoma Valley High School from where he matriculated in 1984, and then studied at the Sacramento State University.
In 1995, Posehn’s television career began in an episode of the sitcom called “Empty Nest”, while also in 1995 he began appearing in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated series “Mr. Show with Bob and David”, playing various characters in 21 episodes until 1998. A year later, Brian had a role in the TV movie “Mr. Show with Bob and David: Fantastic Newness”. Through the mid-90s, he appeared on such popular shows as “Friends” (1996), “Seinfeld” (1998), and “Everybody Loves Raymond” (1997). From 1999 to 2002, Posehn starred in 13 episodes of “Mission Hill”, while in the meantime, he also worked in 29 episodes of “Just Shoot Me!” (1999-2003), increasing his net worth by a large margin.
In 2002, Brian had parts in such movies as “Run Ronnie Run” starring David Cross and Bob Odenkirk, and in the comedy “Sorority Boys”. He continued with “Grind” (2003), and the Oscar-nominated animated movie “Brother Bear” (2003). In the mid-2000s, Posehn was cast in “Eulogy” (2004) alongside Ray Romano, Jesse Bradford, and Hank Azaria, and in Rob Zombie’s horror “The Devil’s Rejects” (2005) with Sid Haig, Sheri Moon Zombie, and Bill Moseley.
Posehn had roles in “Sleeping Dogs Lie” (2006) and as Brian Spukowskin in 32 episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated series “The Sarah Silverman Program.” In 2007, he had parts in “Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer” which earned $290 million worldwide, and in the Oscar-nominated animated film “Surf’s Up”. Brian ended the decade with a supporting role in the comedy called “Sex Drive” in 2008. His net worth was being maintained.
In 2012, Posehn played alongside Jason Segel and Emily Blunt in “The Five-Year Engagement”, and then in “Knights of Badassdom” (2013) starring Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, and Peter Dinklage. Since 2013, Brian has appeared in five episodes of the Golden Globe Award-winning hit series “The Big Bang Theory”, while he has also played minor roles in the Golden Globe Award-nominated “New Girl” (2014-2015). Most recently, he starred in the comedy called “Uncle Nick” (2015).
Posehn also works as a stand-up comedian, and has appeared in Comedy Central Presents since 2002, while also recording three studio albums: “Live In: Nerd Rage” (2006), “Fart and Wiener Jokes” (2010), and “The Fartist” (2013), adding further to his net worth At the moment, he is an author of Marvel Comics’ “Deadpool”, and has worked on eight volumes so far, the popularity of which has certainly added a considerable amount to his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, Brian Posehn married Melanie Truhett in 2004 and has a son with her. Although known as an avid marijuana smoker, Brian apparently quit smoking in 2011.
Is the author of the current Marvel Now Deadpool run.
He has German, Swedish, Norwegian, English, Irish, and 1/16th Italian, ancestry.
Last name is pronounced "Puh-Sain".
Steve Martin, Bob Newhart, Chris Rock, Don Rickles, George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Lenny Bruce, Sam Kinison, Bobcat Goldthwait, Bill Hicks, Mitch Hedberg, Dana Gould, David Cross, Patton Oswalt, Greg Proops, Dave Attell and Louis CK are his biggest influence.
Is often referred to as "that guy from 'Just Shoot Me!'".