Neil Brown Jr. Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Neil Brown Jr. Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth June 19, 1980
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Spouse Catrina Robinson Brown

Neil Brown Jr. is an American actor who came to limelight after appearing as Felix Rodriguez on the short-lived South Beach (2006) and gained further popularity by starring in several other TV shows such as The Walking Dead (2010) where he played the role of the leader of the Vatos named Guillermo. He has performed in numerous films including the biopic Straight Outta Compton (2015) in which he essayed the part of DJ Yella. In 2017, he was cast as the protagonist Ray Perry on the CBS show SEAL Team. He is the recipient of several awards and honors like a nomination for “Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture” at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2015.

Born Name

Cornelius C. Brown Jr.

Nick Name

NBJ, Neil Brown Jr.

Neil Brown Jr. as seen in February 2019
Neil Brown Jr. as seen in February 2019 (Neil Brown Jr. / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Orlando, Florida, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

He graduated from Oak Ridge High School in Orlando in Florida where he was in the class of 1998.

Occupation

Actor, Martial artist

Family

  • Father – Cornelius Brown (US Marine)
  • Mother – Carrie Brown (Insurance underwriter)
  • Siblings – Landi Brown (Sister)

Manager

He is represented by Amsel, Eisenstadt & Frazier & Hinojosa Talent Agency.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Catrina Robinson Brown (2000-Present) – He tied the knot with Catrina Robinson Brown on April 23, 2000. They have 2 sons.
Neil Brown Jr. with his wife in Jauary 2020 wishing everyone a happy new year
Neil Brown Jr. with his wife in January 2020 wishing everyone a happy new year (Neil Brown Jr. / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He has African-American ancestry on both his parents’ sides.

Hair Color

Black

He often tends to dye his hair in different shades.

Eye Color

Black

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Split right eyebrow
  • Expressive eyes
  • Beard and mustache

Religion

Christianity

Neil Brown Jr. Favorite Things

  • Food – Pot Roast, it being his ultimate comfort food, his mother having had it ready to come off the stove every time he has gone back to Florida, as she has known how much it warms his heart
  • Has Adored – His wife, who he has affirmed to have been the woman of his dreams, having known to have found his best friend and his other half when he first met her, and each time he has seen her after that having felt it to be the first time he had ever laid eyes on her
  • Fond Of – Martial arts, having studied mainly American pugilism (boxing), Muay Thai, and Shotokan Karate since the age of 4 and having been intrigued by the wide variety of paths each form takes to attain the same goal
  • Passion – Traveling, domestic or international, having stated to have loved to get lost and try to find his way back as he has learned more about the place that way than he would have if he had visited as a typical tourist

SourceCBS

Neil Brown Jr. in May 2019 urging everyone not to stop or settle and not to doubt themselves but to keep working hard and stay focused
Neil Brown Jr. in May 2019 urging everyone not to stop or settle and not to doubt themselves but to keep working hard and stay focused (Neil Brown Jr. / Instagram)

Neil Brown Jr. Facts

  1. He has stated that he has loved acting deeply and it has felt like the art form had chosen him. He has recalled that as a kid, he used to love movies and used to crave to be the characters on the screen, never imagining he would ever get the chance, and after growing up and becoming an actor, he has considered it to be a huge blessing to have his wish fulfilled, and has wondered if he would suddenly wake up and find himself to be that kid dreaming.
  2. Neil has affirmed some of his happiest memories to have consisted of sitting with his father while he would try to teach him to play the guitar and has admitted that it used to very difficult to make him sit still back then.
  3. Neil is the winner of numerous martial arts trophies and awards.
  4. He has been hit by a car thrice, at different times, and survived with only minor scratches, including the one which had split his eyebrow in two when he was 4 years old.
  5. He has been able to do voice impressions of almost everyone he has met with great accuracy.

Featured Image by Neil Brown Jr. / Instagram

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