In the American entertainment industry, you will probably not find anyone whose profile is as rich and diverse as that of Brian Wecht. He is a former theoretical physicist, but now a renowned actor, comedian, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist as well as a social media personality to mention just a few.
His transition from his academic career into the world of buzz in the entertainment industry is one that has remained rare. Not only has Brian stood out and got recognized in good standing for what he does now, but he has also constantly left his fans wanting more from him. Here, we are going to look at all what he has done over the years, starting from when he began life as a tot.
Brian Wecht Bio (Age)
The multi-talented star was born in Pompton Plains, New Jersey on April 22nd, 1975. Not many revelations have been made about his childhood; like which school he went to, what he was like as a kid and even who his parents are. But, considering that before Brian ventured into the entertainment industry he was a renowned physicist, we can assume that he had a normal childhood and spent much of his young adult life devoted to his studies.
Notably, he studied and bagged his PhD in particle physics at the University of California, San Diego. Brian had his research work centered on supersymmetry, quantum field theory, and string theory. Prior to his retirement in 2015 from the academic world, he worked as a researcher at Harvard University, Queen Mary University of London and a couple of other notable institutions of higher learning.
Before he called it quits as a particle physicist, Brian Wecht had actually begun trying out his entertainment skills as a musician and an improv comedian (Ninja Brian character) when he met Dan Avidan in the year 2009.
The two formed the Ninja Sex Party – a musical comedy duo and began making original songs which they uploaded to their YouTube channel. While Avidan was in charge of vocals, Brian played instruments like the guitar, bass guitar, and drums. They enjoyed a reasonable amount of fame, all thanks to their social media presence. In 2015, Ninja Sex Party was joined by Tupper Ware Remix Party as a backing band.
In the year 2013, Brian Wecht and Dan Avidan joined Arin Hanson to form Starbomb; another comedy band that focused on video game parodies. In the group, Brian played musical instruments while Avidan sang and Arin offered rap vocals. The trio released their first and self-titled album Starbomb in 2013 which was followed by Player Select in 2014 and The TryForce in 2018.
Wecht extended his career profile to include the Game Grumps team for whom he worked as a social media manager and occasionally appeared on their video with his Satrbomb half – Dan Avidan. Brian has been with the team and has proved himself to be an indispensable member of the Let’s Play web series. To his credit, Brian Wecht co-wrote Burgie Burgie and All Hail Burgie which were very successful.
Family: Wife, Daughter
Brian Wecht is a family man, he is married to Rachel Bitney Wecht with whom he shares a daughter named Audrey Wecht who was born on the 20th of May, 2014. Not much information has been revealed about Rachel, however, we know a couple of things about their daughter. The little girl has been nicknamed Ninja Audrey to rhyme with her father’s Ninja Brian. She has been featured on the Game Grumps channel for which she holds the record as the youngest person to have been featured on the channel. Perhaps, as she gets older, we might see her taking after what her father does as she seems to be set for a life in the limelight.
Height And Other Facts About The Musician
- Though he was born in New York, Brian moved to London when he was a kid.
- The talented musician and comedian stand at a considerable tall height but the exact figures have not been revealed.
- Wecht co-founded the weekly podcast called Story Collider; it depicts stories of how science has made a difference in our lives.
- The musician was inspired to study physics after watching Quantum Leap.