Starting his career in local print and television advertising, it would have sounded strange to Zachery Ty Bryan if he was told he will become a movie star one day but fate had it all planned out for him. He was scouted at a showcase directed by Peter Sklar in New York City. There, a professional talent representative picked him out of the pack and subsequently, his foray to stardom took off.
Several years later, Zachery Ty Bryan seems to have fallen off the radar, leading to several speculations about what he is up to. While some opine that his star must have fizzled out, however, we did a little digging and here’s what we were able to find out about the American actor and producer, starting from the beginning.
Age and Early Life Of Zachery Ty Bryan
He was born to Jenny and Dwight Bryan on October 9, 1981, in Aurora, Colorado. His parents also have a daughter, Zachery’s younger sister named Ciri. He graduated from La Salle High School in 2000 but it’s not clear if he furthered his education to college level.
Zachery Ty Bryan’s acting career officially took off in 1990 but prior to that, he made a few appearances in local print and television advertising in Denver. He later moved to California for better opportunities and was greeted with a career-defining role – playing the lead character of Brad Taylor in the show Home Improvement – which remains his most notable project to date.
While the cameras were still rolling on Home Improvement, Zachery was seen on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air where he played the role of Steve in 1995, as well as other projects. Post-Home Improvement, he continued to appear in television shows including the 2002 Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Smallville in 2003, Veronica Mars as Caz Truman in 2005, and Shark in 2006, to mention a few. He also made a guest appearance on one of the episodes of Reading Rainbow and a cameo on MTV’s I Bet You Will as himself. He has also appeared on the long-running series Touched by an Angel.
In addition to his bubbling TV appearances, Zachery Ty Bryan has also played a few film roles which started with Bigfoot: The Unforgettable Encounter in 1994. In 1996, he was the school bully in First Kid and before that, he played the role of Jack Carlisle in Magic Island (1995). Some of his other notable film appearances were made in The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999), Held for Ransom (2000), Longshot (2001), The Game of Their Lives (2005), The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), and more.
Where is Zachery Ty Bryan Now?
The last time Zachery was seen on-screen was in 2009 and questions about him have been rife. To answer some of these questions, the American actor is hale and hearty but he seems to have channeled his interest behind the camera. After appearing in the 2009 fantasy thriller film Thor: Hammer of the Gods, Zachery became a producer. He co-produced Trunk in 2008 and was the associate producer of The Wine Guy Unplugged with Anthony Gilardi (2010). His other projects as a producer include Prowl (2010), Rogue River and The Grief Tourist, both in 2012.
Whatever the American entertainer is doing is really paying off big time. In spite of not gracing the screens for at least a decade, Zachery has still managed to keep the cash rolling in. He currently boasts a net worth of $8 million, as revealed in the last review. The amount was not only derived from his acting stint but his works as a film producer contributed to it.
Who Is His Wife?
Aside from his recent works in film production, Zachery is also busy being a good husband to his wife.
He married his high school heartthrob, Carly Matros. They met while studying at La Canada Junior High School back in the days. They got married in 2007 and are already parents to three daughters. Among their children is a set of twins (Gemma Rae Bryan and Taylor Simone Bryan) born in 2014 and they are getting ready for baby number four, a boy due in early 2019. Their last daughter, Jordana Nicole Bryan, was born in 2016.
At a height of 5ft 11in, Zachery Ty Bryan can be classified as a tall man. While his weight is not made public, the actor has blue eyes, blond hair and an athletic body structure. His other body measurements including shoe size have also not been made public.