Who Is Brad Falchuk?
Brad Falchuk is an American television writer, producer, and director. Falchuk is best known for co-creating with Ryan Murphy the comedy-drama television series Glee, the drama series Pose, the horror-drama anthology series American Horror Story, and also the horror-comedy Scream Queens.
Brad Falchuk Age
Falchuk was born on March 1, 1971, in Massachusetts. He is 48 years old as of 2019.
Brad Falchuk Family
He was born to Nancy Falchuk the national president of the Hadassah Women’s Zionist Organization of America from 2007 to 2011. He has a brother Evan Falchuk who founded the United Independent Party and was a candidate for governor in the Massachusetts gubernatorial election, in 2014.
Brad Falchuk Education
Falchuk tried to stand out from his classmates by wearing a tie to school each day and declaring himself a Republican and he also played baseball, basketball, and lacrosse. He suffered from undiagnosed dyslexia. Falchuk graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in 1993.
Brad Falchuk’s First Wife
He was first married to television producer Suzanne Bukinik Falchuk from 1994 to 2013. The two have two children together Isabella Falchuk and Brody Falchuk.
Brad Falchuk and Gwyneth Paltrow
Brad began dating actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 2014 having met on the set of Glee. Falchuk and Paltrow went public with their relationship in April 2015 at a birthday party after months of speculation. The couple announced their engagement on January 8, 2018. The couple held a private and small wedding in The Hamptons on Long Island, New York in September 2018.
Brad Falchuk Career
Falchuk began his television career as a writer for Mutant X (2001), Earth: Final Conflict (2001–02) and Veritas: The Quest (2003). He was then hired in 2003 to work on the first season of Nip/Tuck. Falchuk formed a close bond and partnership with the show’s creator, Ryan Murphy. The duo went on to write a television pilot titled Pretty/Handsome, about a transsexual gynecologist, which the FX network bought in 2008 but was not picked as a series.
Brad Falchuk American Horror Story
Brad co-created the FX horror-drama anthology series American Horror Story with previous collaborator Ryan Murphy in 2011. The first season premiered on October 5, 2011, starred Jessica Lange, Connie Britton, and Dylan McDermott. . The series
received critical acclaim and was nominated for 17 Primetime Emmy Awards in 2012, and 15 Primetime Emmys in 2013, with Falchuk, nominated for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie both years.
He is also an executive producer on American Crime Story with Ryan Murphy, which began airing on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. With Murphy and Brennan, they created Fox’s horror-comedy series Scream Queens, which ran from September 2015 to December 2016. Scream Queens starred
Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer, and Jamie Lee Curtis, and the first season is set on a college campus.
Brad Falchuk Glee
Falchuk teamed up with Ian Brennan, who had written a screenplay about high school show choirs, to pitch a one-hour comedy about a glee club to the Fox Broadcasting Company. It was successful and turned into the television show Glee which then premiered in 2009. The trio received two Writers Guild of America Award nominations for Best Comedy Series and Best New Series.
After glee’s success, Brad signed a two-year, seven-figure deal with 20th Century Fox Television. It involved further work on Glee as well as the development of other projects for the studio. The show concluded following its sixth season, which aired from January 9 to March 20, 2015.
Brad Falchuk Net Worth
The American star has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
Brad Falchuk Illness
Brad was diagnosed by his father and brother’s medical consulting firm to have a serious problem with his spinal cord in 2008. Falchuk underwent emergency spinal surgery and he recovered fully, his experience inspired parts of the Glee episode “Wheels”.