Meet Myles Jonathan Brando, Marlon Brando’s Son

Myles Jonathan Brando (born January 16, 1992; age: 32 years old) is the son of Marlon Brando and his partner, Cristina Maria Ruiz. His father was an award-winning American actor who was active in the movie industry for about 60 years. 

As the son of an award-winning actor who was active in the movie industry for over six decades, Myles Jonathan Brando was born into fame. This notwithstanding, he has chosen to live a life away from the public’s knowledge. As much as he keeps a relatively low profile, here is all to know about the late actor’s son.

Summary of Myles Jonathan Brando’s Bio

  • Full name: Myles Jonathan Brando
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: January 16, 1992
  • Myles Jonathan Brando’s Age: 32 years old
  • Ethnicity: German, Dutch, English, and Irish
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Myles Jonathan Brando’s Parents: Marlon Brando and Cristina Maria Ruiz
  • Siblings: Christian Brando, Miko Brando, Simon Teihotu Brando, Rebecca Brando, Tarita Cheyenne Brando, Petra Brando-Fisher, Maimitti Brando, Raiatua Brando, Ninna Priscilla Brando, and Timothy Grahan Brandon
  • Famous for: being the son of an award-winning American actor, director, and political activist, Marlon Brando, and his partner, Cristina Maria Ruiz

How Old is Myles Jonathan Brando?

Myles Jonathan Brando is 32 years old. He was born on January 16, 1992, in the United States, though the exact place he was born was not mentioned. The son of the late actor is an American citizen and is of German, Dutch, English, and Irish descent.

He was born to a prolific actor Marlon Brando and his housekeeper-turned-lover, Cristina Maria Ruiz. Myles Jonathan Brando grew up alongside his two direct siblings, Ninna Priscilla Brando and Timothy Grahan Brando. Where he spent his days growing up was never mentioned, but it is known to be within the United States.

Being someone who prefers keeping details about himself vague, there are no details of his educational background. The names and locations of the schools that he attended from his basic education to university were not disclosed. However, with his father’s net worth, which amounted to about $100 million at the time of his death, it is assumed that he obtained a good level of education.

Myles Jonathan Brando’s Parents Were Never Married

Myles Jonathan Brando’s father, Marlon Brandon, was involved in three failed marriages. He was first married to Anna Kashfi in 1957 and divorced two years later. The actor later got married for the second time to Movita Castaneda in 1960 and divorced in 1968. After his third marriage to Tarita Teriipaia in 1962 crashed in 1972, he never got married again.

He also had partners like Rita Monero, whom he was with from 1954 to 1962. Marlon Brando’s second partner stayed with him from 1968 to 1982. The last partner that he had before his death was Cristina Maria Ruiz, whom he was with from 1988 to 2001. The duo was reportedly engaged but never made it to exchanging marital vows.

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His Father Was a Famous Award-winning Actor

Myles Jonathan Brando’s father, Marlon Brando, was a prolific actor who won various awards in his lifetime. Despite the fact that he is dead, his legacy has found a way of keeping his family in the limelight.

Marlon Brando was born on April 3, 1924, in Omaha, Nebraska, in the United States. He was born to Marlon Brando Sr., a chemical feed and pesticide manufacturer. His mother,  Dorothy Julia Pennebaker, was a theatre administrator, and actress.

The actor grew up in the United States alongside his two older sisters, Jocelyn and Frances. He was raised in the Christian Scientist faith and had some rough times growing up.

Marlon Brando attended Libertyville High School, where he was later expelled for riding bicycles on the school’s corridors. He later attended Shattuck Military Academy where he was active in theatre. Marlon Brando later moved to New York with his sisters to study at the American Theatre Wing Professional School.

Marlon Brando started his professional acting career in 1944 on Broadway. In 1951, he rose to fame for his role as Stanley Kowalski in the gothic drama film A Streetcar Named Desire. He was active in the movie industry till his death in 2004, winning various awards and honors. On July 1, 2004, he died at UCLA Medical Center of respiratory failure from pulmonary fibrosis with congestive heart failure.

Cristina Maria Ruiz is Myles Jonathan Brando’s Mother

Myles Jonathan Brando’s mother, Cristina Mari Ruiz, also rose to the limelight for being Marlon Brando’s longtime partner. Though she is known as the actor’s housekeeper turned lover, she has remained out of the public eye, making little known about her. Meanwhile, she was reportedly born between 1958 and 1959 in Guatemala, but at some point in her life, she moved to the United States, where she worked for the late actor.

Other details about her family, including her parents and siblings, have remained unclear. Following this, details of her ethnicity and where she spent her childhood have also remained vague. Cristina Maria Ruiz has also not revealed if she got any education, likewise the names or locations of the schools that she attended.

Myles Jonathan Brando’s Parents Had a Messy Separation

After years of being together and welcoming three children, Myles Jonathan Brando’s parents decided to call it quits. On December 2001, Marlon Brando reportedly broke up with his partner of about 13 years and also cut off her funds. A year later, Cristina filed a palimony lawsuit against the actor at the Los Angeles Supreme Court.

In the lawsuit, she demanded financial support for herself and her children. She further stated that the actor told her that if they parted ways, he would give her half of his estate. Cristina went on to define their relationship as nothing more than sexual. She also revealed that Marlon Brando purchased a $400,000 home and a Mercedez Benz for her.

Cristina went on to demand = $100 million for damages and monthly allowances to fend for herself and her children. The lawsuit was later settled out of court without disclosing the outcome to the public.

Myles Jonathan Brando Has Ten Siblings

Myles Jonathan Brando has a total of ten siblings. This includes two direct siblings, five half-siblings, and three adopted siblings. Here is all to know about his siblings.

Christian Brando 

  • Date of Birth: May 11, 1958
  • Date of Death: January 26, 2006
  • Cause of Death: Pneumonia
  • Occupation: Actor, tree cutter, and artistic welder

Christian Brando is Myles Jonathan Brando’s oldest half-brother, born to his father by his first ex-wife, Anna Kashfi. He was born on May 11, 1958, in Los Angeles, United States. The late Christian had a turbulent time growing up as his parents divorced and had a messy custody battle. Due to the difficulties that he faced while growing up, he resorted to drinking and substance abuse, which made him drop out of high school.

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Christian later took up acting like his father and appeared occasionally in some movies. He also practiced artistic welding and tree cutting. Meanwhile, he was involved in two abusive marriages that ended in divorce.

The actor shot and killed Dag Drollet, his younger half-sister’s – Cheyenne Brando, boyfriend in 1990 after he saw him abuse her. According to Christian, he just wanted to scare him and never meant to kill him. However, he was later jailed in 1991 after he was found guilty and released in 1996. Unfortunately, he died on January 2006, after suffering from pneumonia.

Miko Brando

  • Date of Birth: February 26, 1961
  • Age: 63 years old
  • Occupation: Actor

Miko Brando is Myles Jonathan Brando’s older half-brother, who was welcomed by his father and his second ex-wife, Movita Casteneda. He was born on February 26, 1961, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. The 63 year-old son of Marlon Brandon is an actor notable for some movies like Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, This is It, and others. He is currently married to Karen Brando and is the father of two children.

Simon Teihotu Brando 

  • Date of Birth: May 30, 1963
  • Age: 60 years old
  • Occupation: Businessman

Simon Teihotu Brando is the third child of the late Marlon Brando whom he welcomed with his third ex-wife, Tarita Terripaia, on May 30, 1963, in the United States. Though he did not join the entertainment industry like some of his siblings, he is well involved in the family’s business.

He works at the family resort known as The Brando, which is located in French Polynesia. Simon maintains a low profile and has not revealed the name of his wife, but is reportedly a father of three.

Rebecca Brando 

  • Date of Birth: 1966
  • Age: 58 years old
  • Occupation: Actress

Rebecca Brando is the oldest half-sister of Myles Jonathan Brando, born to his father by his second ex-wife. She was born in 1966 in Tucson, Arizona, in the United States. Having been born to parents who majored in acting, Rebecca took up acting as a career and has appeared in a TV series titled Access and her father’s documentary, Brando.

Rebecca also endorsed a documentary about her father titled Listen To Me, Marlon. Though she is in the spotlight, she has managed to keep her personal details out of the limelight.

Tarita Cheyenne Brando 

  • Date of Birth: February 20, 1970
  • Date of Death: April 1995
  • Cause of Death: Suicide
  • Occupation: Fashion model

Tarita Cheyenne Brando is the fifth child and second daughter of Marlon, born to him by Tarita Teriipaia. She was born on February 20, 1970, in Tahiti, French Polynesia. Tarita had a flourishing career as a fashion model. The model began taking drugs and other substances as a teenager, which eventually made her drop out of high school.

As a teen, she began her modeling career and was steadily rising in it before she encountered an accident that put it to a stop. In 1989, Tarita had an accident with a Jeep that left her with a broken jaw, a torn ear, and a laceration under her eye. Though her father took her to Los Angeles for cosmetic surgery, she couldn’t continue with modeling.

Myles Jonathan Brando

This made her develop a mental disorder and go into depression, which deteriorated extensively after her oldest brother murdered her boyfriend, Dag Drollet. She was later diagnosed with schizophrenia, which made her lose custody of her son, Tuki Brando, whom she welcomed with Dag. The model later committed suicide on April 1995, at her mother’s home in Tahiti at the age of 25.

Petra Brando-Fisher 

Petra Brando-Fisher is Myles Jonathan Brando’s oldest adopted sibling, adopted by his father in 1986. She was born to Marlon Brando’s assistant, Caroline Barette, and James Clavell. She lives away from the spotlight and as such, not much about her has not been revealed to the public. This includes her education, personal life, and what she does for a living.

Maimitti Brando 

  • Date of Birth: 1977
  • Age: 47 years old

Maimitti Brando is the second adopted child of the actor, whom his third ex-wife welcomed from her previous relationship. She was born in 1977 and has succeeded in keeping the public in the dark about herself. This has made information about her education and what she is up to at the moment unknown.

Raiatua Brando 

  • Date of Birth: 1982
  • Age: 42 years old

Raiatua Brando is the last adopted child of Marlon. She is reportedly Maimitti Brando’s cousin, born in 1982. Just like her cousin, she has managed to keep details about herself away from the media, making little known about her.

Ninna Priscilla Brando 

  • Date of Birth: May 13, 1989
  • Age: 35 years old

Myles Jonathan Brando

Ninna Priscilla Brando is the oldest direct sibling of Myles Jonathan Brando, born on May 13, 1989, in the United States. She also lives away from the prying eyes of the media, making details about her education unknown. There is also no information about what she does for a living or her personal life.

Timothy Grahan Brando

  • Date of Birth: 1994
  • Age: 30 years old

Timothy Grahan Brandon is the youngest direct sibling of Myles Jonathan Brando. He was born in 1994 in the United States. Just like his older direct siblings, he also lives away from the spotlight. This has made what he is up to at the moment unknown.

Myles Jonathan Brando


Did Myles Jonathan Brando Inherit Marlon Brando’s Estate?

Marlon Brando was a prolific actor during his lifetime and spent about six decades in the movie industry. By the time of his death, his net worth was estimated to be around $100 million. He also possessed estates which include his house in Beverly Hills and Tahiti.

Myles Jonathan Brando inherited Marlon Brando’s estate alongside his siblings. Though the specific part that Myles inherited was never revealed, it is believed that he had a fair share of his father’s property.

Meanwhile, Myles Jonathan Brando has continued to live away from the limelight and has made information about his career vague. There are no details about where he is at the moment. It is not known if he is married and has welcomed children or has remained single.


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