Brandon Routh is a very popular American actor who is most renowned for his roles in super hit Hollywood movies and American TV series.
Before beginning a career as an actor, Brandon Routh used to be a model, when he studied at the University of Iowa for a year, to support his tuition and other expenses at college.
Being a talented actor in not just the American TV industry but also in the Hollywood movie industry Brandon Routh has received several awards and has had several award nominations to his credit as well.
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Brandon Routh is a talented and good-looking actor who is renowned for his role as Superman in the ‘Superman Returns’ movie. Besides this, Brandon Routh has also rose to fame recently for his portrayal of The Atom/Ray Palmer from the super hit DCEU TV series.
Brandon Routh’s age is around 40, as Brandon Routh was born on the 9th of October, 1979 in Norwalk, Iowa. Brandon Routh’s height is around 6 ft 3 inches (190 cm) while Brandon Routh’s weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, Brandon Routh loves to read comic books, especially Superman comics, and also lists playing video games, especially World of Warcraft’ and playing the piano and trumpet as being part of his hobbies.
Brandon Routh’s father is Ronald Wayne Routh, who is a carpenter by profession, while Brandon Routh’s mother is Catherine LaVonne Lear Routh, a school teacher by profession. Although Brandon Routh is the 3rd among 4 children to his parents, we only know that Brandon Routh’s younger sister Sara Routh is a music artist by profession and Brandon Routh’s older brother is a policeman in Des Moines, Iowa. Brandon Routh’s wife is Courtney Ford, an American actress whom he has been married to since November of 2007. Brandon Routh and his wife Courtney Ford have a lovely son, names Leo James Routh.
Thanks to his impressive acting talent, as well as his TV career, Brandon Routh’s net worth today is estimated around INR 83 crores (USD 12 Million).
As for the recognition for his acting skills, Brandon Routh has won several awards and has had numerous award nominations to his credit as well.
Brandon Routh’s award-wins include winning the Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer, winning the Saturn Award for Best Actor and the Saturn Award for Rising Star, winning the Scream Award for Best Superhero and winning the ShoWest Award for Male Star of Tomorrow for his impressive portrayal of Superman in ‘Superman Returns’ (2006), besides having around 4 award nominations for the movie as well.
Besides these, Brandon Routh has also had 2 award nominations for his role in the super hit movie adaptation of the cult super-hit comic ‘Scott Pilgrim vs the World’ (2010).
Interesting Facts About Brandon Routh
- Brandon Routh is a teetotaler and does not smoke nor does he drinks alcohol.
- Brandon Routh is recognized for his deep, resonant voice coupled with his muscular physique.
- Brandon Routh was an all-round student and participated in sport, theater and music too, when studying in school.
- Brandon Routh enrolled at the University of Iowa to study and wanted to be a writer, however he opted out after only a year when he began getting great modeling offers.
- Brandon Routh has been a huge fan of Superman since he was a kid and loves to read comic books and also collects memorabilia of the DC character.
- Brandon Routh also attended the IMTA (International Model and Talent Association).
- Brandon Routh never actually considered acting as a full-time when growing up as he deemed it impractical at the time.