Brianna Hildebrand only began her career in 2014 and already has her name on the lips of top Hollywood critics. After a couple of minor works in preparation for the big stage, Hildebrand immediately impressed with her first ever professional role which was as a Negasonic Teenage Warhead in the 2016 Marvel superhero film, Deadpool. In addition to her incredible acting skills, another topic that kept Hildebrand’s name on the lips of many is her sexual orientation which she has been quite vocal about. Let’s take you through her journey to Hollywood fame as we reveal interesting facts every fan wants to know about her.
Brianna Hildebrand’s Bio (Age, Ethnicity)
Brianna Caitlin Hildebrand was born on the 14 of August 1996, in College Station, Texas. Her father is a Texas native who worked as a car salesman. She grew up with her dad for the most part of her childhood with her mom rarely in the picture. Not much information about her parents is available to trace her ethnicity.
Hildebrand first aspired to become a singer-songwriter. At the age of 12, she got her own guitar and began writing her own songs. When she was about 16 years old, Brianna Hildebrand entered the International Models And Talent Association (IMTA) competition in Los Angels and emerged as the winner. As part of her winning prize, the young talent got the chance to relocate to Los Angeles to study.
Her dad moved with her to LA where they stayed in a hotel for a fortnight before her father returned to Texas to resume his normal life. Brianna describes her initial experience upon getting to LA as really frightening as it was a huge culture shock for her. Living in North Hollywood, Brianna attended acting classes every day and soon began auditioning for roles.
Living all by herself in LA was weird but the aspiring actress kept her eyes on the goal which was to make meaningful progress with her acting career in the space of two years. She had a role in the web series, Annie Undocumented which was named as the best web series at the 2014 New York TV Festival.
She appeared in a couple of short films and by 2016, quicker than the deadline she’d given herself, Brianna Hidelbrand became an overnight star after scoring the role of the Negasonic Teenage Warhead in Deadpool. The role earned her a Teen Choice Awards nomination for Choice Movie: Breakout Star.
While filming in Vancouver, she successfully auditioned for the role of Sasha in First Girl I Loved. Her part in Deadpool created a huge boost in her career as it opened doors to the chance to audition for bigger projects. She appeared in the horror film, Tragedy Girls and reprised her role in the 2018 sequel of Deadpool, Deadpool 2. She began playing the main role of Verity in the second season of The Exorcist.
Girlfriend – Is She Gay?
Brianna Hildebrand is openly gay. Upon her arrival in Hollywood, publicists had offered to help keep her sexuality under wraps but Hildebrand had no need for it as she was prepared to bare her real self to the world. Her level of boldness is unusual among young movie stars.
Hildebrand would come to reveal that it was her experience as a lesbian in high school that made the lesbian drama, “First Girl I Loved” resonate with her. Her experience was closely similar to the film character Anne who was a little confused about her feelings.
Hildebrand has revealed that her parents accepted her sexuality quite early although there were a few bumps on the road. After the film, she was approached by Its Gets Better, the campaigning project to support LGBT youth around the world to detail her experiences in a video. In the video, Hildebrand shared how she was able to discover early that she liked both boys and girls
On the set of First Girl I Loved, Brianna met her next girlfriend, Jonneke Grisham who worked in the art department of the movie as a set decorator. They have since moved in together in their house in LA.
Brianna Hildebrand is of a petite frame, standing at a height of just 5 feet 3 inches which is around 160 cm. Her estimated body weight is 50 kg while her other body measurements for bust, waist, and hips are 34-25-34 inches.