Brandon James Routh is a talented actor from America. The actor got great fame by featuring in recurring role within the TV series entitled Chuck, by playing a role of Daniel Shaw. Moreover, he also got fame by appearing on several TV series during initial 2000s comprising Gilmore Girls.
Brandon Routh Early Life
Routh was born in Norwalk, Iowa on October 9, 1979 as the third out of four children to his parents Catherine LaVonne, recognized as a teacher, and Ronald Wayne Routh, recognized as a carpenter. His upbringing was carried out in a typical Methodist family. He possesses Scottish, English, German, and Dutch ancestry. He was brought up within Norwalk, about 100 miles to south of Woolstock. Discussing about his education, he studied at Norwalk High School, the school here he has played sports as well as took part in music as well as theatre. Later, he studied at the University of Lowa, for one year. It was during this time that he has modelled as well as acted for earning to pay his tuition fee.
Brandon Routh Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1999, Brandon Routh abandon the study at the University and relocated to Manhattan and later to Los Angeles, the place where he started full-time career in field of acting. He initially appeared in form of an extra within music video by Christina Aguilera for “What a Girl Wants”. It was in 1999 that he was featured in his foremost acting role, within one episode of ABC TV series entitled as Odd Man Out.
In addition to that, in 2000, the actor got four-episode role to play on the season three of soap opera Undressed. At the age of 24, he has already submitted auditions for a director McG and also he was seen by Singer post he observed videotaped audition of Routh. It is known that Singer got very impressed by his similarity to the comic book icon as well as Singer perceived Routh’s genuine Midwestern roots suitable for the particular role.
Awards & Achievements
During event of 2006 Spike TV Awards, the actor has won an award of “Best Superhero” in role of Superman played in Superman Returns. Apart from that, the actor also got nominated for Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble and for Scream Award for Best Villain. He too got nominated for character of Todd Ingram played in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World during 2010.
Net worth of Brandon Routh
The estimated net worth of Brandon Routh is $15 million. The actor is famous for his character played as Superman in a 2006 movie titled Superman Returns. He also got fame and wealth for performing in Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, and Chuck (a TV series). Initially, he paid attention to field of modelling; however, he later shifted his focused towards acing career and decided to abandon his studies. Various movie and TV series roles assisted him to earn this great fortune.
It is his appearance in films and TV series that made Brandon Routh a famous actor. From late 1990s till today, the actor has devoted his attention towards being successful actor.